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Amarillo By Morning (Smith and Wesson on My Mind)

hunkahunka Wrote: May 28, 2012 12:49 PM
Point of order...if you have a concealed carry permit which is honored by many states the gun should be on your person. Now, a shotgun could be in the trunk, preferably a sawed off double barrel 20 with a pistol grip stock with #3 buckshot. My actions after hearing he was a preacher, would have been to ask him what he thought of ...then name off a nonexistent bible verse, like Titus 12:1. Then, with my concealed weapon on me in addition to an auto opening sharp knife, say, let's go, I will follow you over to the other hotel office and pay the $12 for you and your lady and kids, how's that? Lead the way. Most likely some other excuse would have come out, to which you simply say get away and go on about your life before it accidentally ends.

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...