Terrorism in America: The armed citizen’s view by Massad Ayoob

Ugly times are upon us. For many years before 9/11, experts had predicted that terrorism would come to American shores. On that clear, until-then beautiful, morning in 2001, the terrible predictions came true, and we experienced the Pearl Harbor of its generation.

via Terrorism in America: The armed citizen’s view by Massad Ayoob.

Go read or ignore at your own peril.

“Just give them what they want and you will be OK”

So what happens when what they want is your life?

A 17-year-old arrested for a deadly shooting that claimed the life of a 22-year-old Papa John’s employee admitted to the shooting when questioned by investigators, police said Thursday.

Darious Fitzpatrick told police he shot Gordon Schaffer “to kill him” following his arrest Wednesday. He is charged with first degree murder, felony murder and especially aggravated robbery.

via Teen says he shot Columbia Papa John’s employee ‘to kill him’ – WKRN News 2.

There are some blood-thirsty predators out there. They do not value life so, why should we value theirs?