Quote of the Day – Newbie Shooter (1/10/2012)

I am a gunnie.  I’m your friend, your neighbor, your teacher, your
pastor, your doctor, your mechanic, your customer.  Look to your left
and to your right.  I’m one of you.

Newbie ShooterI am a Gunnie

[This was in response to a stereotypical quote from an anti-gunner which was also covered elsewhereI discussed it last night as well.

That sentence above says it perfectly.  They continue to attempt to dehumanize us because they can not bear the thought that we are just like them.  The can no comprehend that someone would want to defend themselves.  The do not understand there are those of us who refuse to be a victim.  There are those of us who feel our self worth is more than that of a criminal that would do us harm.

These people have to live in a fantasy world because the truth destroys that which they believe. The cannot believe that someone could go about their daily business while carrying a weapon and not shoot someone.  They project their self-control issues on everyone.  Ignoring the fact that their projections are not necessarily true.

I am a law abiding citizen.  I am an engineer, a wood worker, a blogger, a web designer, ham radio operator, ARES member, husband and I am a gunnie. -B]

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About Barron

Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms. He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.

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