Comments for 3 Boxes of BS Soap Box, Ballot Box and Ammo Box --An average person's view on society, politics and firearms. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:02:46 +0000 hourly 1 Comment on Let’s Talk About Timing by greg tag Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:02:46 +0000 I echo DM.

Massad Ayoob has a youtube video ” What to say to the police after a self-defense shooting”.
I watch it about once a month.

1) I was in fear for my life-that man attacked me/tried to rob me/tried to carjack me. I shot to stop his attack. I will sign the criminal complaint.
2) witnesses are over there.
3) evidence of what happened ( dropped weapon, shell casing, dropped property) is over there.
4) Officer, this is a serious thing. I will have a full statement for you in 24 hours after I have consulted with counsel. At this time, I do not wish to say anything else until my lawyer arrives.
5) shut up.

As Ayoob points out, this is what officers are taught to say to investigators.

As for Ferguson-

Better a thorough and correct police report than a “rush to judgment’ media frenzy driven “paper production” that can ruin careers , lives and hobble justice.

I would like to see the lying SOB’s why told untruth to 1) dodge responsibility or 2) to foment hatred and disturbance, prosecuted for obstruction of justice or perjury; Brown’s accomplice should be charged with murder. As for Sharpton and the racial grievance clown circus – why does ANYONE credit anything they say? Sharpton has been found, in a civil case, responsible for libel and possibly slander – he is a proven liar…
I digress….



Comment on Throwing It Out There — Blog Shoot? by James Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:22:26 +0000 Oh, and someone should drop Scribbler a line, too.

Comment on Throwing It Out There — Blog Shoot? by James Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:20:03 +0000 You know I’m in.
I’ve been busy with a bunch of personal stuff as of late, so I haven’t been blogging or even reading, but I’m trying to work on that.
I’d bet the B.A.R. crew would be in on it if they knew about it, and probably a few others.

Next question: Where?

Comment on Let’s Talk About Timing by divemedic Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:08:37 +0000 The cop in this case did what any of us should do when involved in a self defense shooting- he lawyered up. That is why he did not give a statement for several days, and this same right is available to all of us. There is nothing that you can say to the cops to clear your name when involved in a shooting that you can’t say in a couple of days with a lawyer present, but there are plenty of things that you can say to make yourself look guilty, even if you aren’t.

ALWAYS bring a lawyer with you when giving statements to police- even the cops do it.

Comment on Graphics Matter – Year 5 by Linoge Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:13:07 +0000 The initial setup of the Excel sheets took some time, kx59, but now it is largely just a matter of adding the new rows of data and updating the charts accordingly. Yay scripts :).

Thanks for the linkage, Bob! I too hope your business turns out to be beneficial.

Comment on Throwing It Out There — Blog Shoot? by Daddy Hawk Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:25:59 +0000 I’d make every effort to be there if at all possible. Sundays work best for me due to Saturday church.

Comment on Graphics Matter – Year 5 by kx59 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:09:30 +0000 I hope that the explanation involves “too much work is a better problem than not enough” as this equates to mas dinero.

and, Holey cow that graph must have taken many man hours to compile.

Comment on Still Less Than A CHL by lucusloc Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:36:56 +0000 I support photo id for voting, but not for carry. Why? Carry is a right no matter what jurisdiction you are in, as it is universal fundamental right. Voting is only a right in the jurisdiction you belong to, it is a fundamental right, but one that is limited to your local governing structure (usually geographically based, but that is not the only possibility). Proving you belong to that structure should be required for you to exercise the right.

Comment on Throwing It Out There — Blog Shoot? by Cormac Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:16:12 +0000 You know I’m in!
Sorry I’ve been out of touch lately. I hope you guys are doing well.

I don’t see any problem with the name…Each time it’s been held somewhere in the Dallas area.
So it’s the Dallas Area Blogshoot.

Comment on Still Less Than A CHL by Paul Kanesky Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:15:47 +0000 In order to get a photo ID some of these poor people may need to put off getting that new tattoo for a while. Everything boils down to priorities, and with the estimated 12 million illegal aliens in our country it seems only prudent to require proof of citizenship. We need ID to drive, do our banking, buy alcohol, and on and on.
Most people who do not have ID are probably illegals, and I am sure welfare recipients all have some form of state issued ID in order to claim their benefits.
The difficulties complained about by the statist liberal left are also exaggerated and cherry picked for “worst case scenario”
These people have no problem finding a friend or relative to drive them to the tattoo parlor, or night club so I call BS on most of their complaints.
Paul in Texas