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Amarillo By Morning (Smith and Wesson on My Mind)

45caliber Wrote: May 29, 2012 2:44 PM
Mike: He could well have been a "minister" since that doesn't mean the same thing to most blacks as it does to most Christians. After all, consider Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton.

I never travel without a loaded gun. I usually carry a Smith and Wesson Model 640 in a bucket in the trunk of my car. Sometimes I carry a Glock Model 23 instead. I was really happy I was carrying the former when I arrived at my hotel room in Amarillo last week shortly after midnight. As I was unpacking my trunk, a man came walking across the parking lot from an adjacent hotel. His largely incoherent introduction began something like this:

“Hey, I’m a big scary black man and I need some help. Won’t nobody help me ‘cause I’m a...