And what country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Or is he just applying the emergency brake?ReplyDelete
Unless you're Chuck Norris.ReplyDelete
Shootin' up the place for the getaway!ReplyDelete
Maybe not, he seems to be looking where he's shooting.ReplyDelete
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He just shot the rattler that spooked his hoss .ReplyDelete
"Black lives matter, huh?.....not when you have that fkn' baseball bat in your hands and your friend just threw a molotov cocktail"ReplyDelete
The guy behind is shooting, he could be firing at one taget while acquiring the next while jumping off the horse.ReplyDelete
I wish I had a nickel for every time I heard thatReplyDelete
I always like Col. Coopers' take: In any "accidental discharge" the first question to ask is "Whose finger was on the trigger?"ReplyDelete
Thank you for posting this vividly historic illustration by Charles Dye.ReplyDelete
Regardless of the alleged mishandling of a firearm, it's still a sufficiently excellent example of an Old West scene, that I've downloaded it into my computer's hard drive, placing it in my "ART" folder, and sharing it on the Internet at the FLICKR web site, the GAB web site, the USA LIFE web site, and on my FACEBOOK page.