Texas's Pound of Pluck

Hello friends and neighbors in Mason and surrounding counties.  Attention!  Be a vic-tor, not a vic-tim!  We will be having a beginners’ concealed-handgun class this coming Wednesday . . . at Keller’s Riverside Store on the beautiful Llano River. . . . We will attempt to teach you all the necessary information you need to obtain your CHL, and hopefully when you can use your weapon to defend yourself if the need arises. . . . The cost for the course is $100.  We accept cash, checks, credit cards, gold and silver, and used guns. . . . If you are a socialist liberal and/or voted for the current campaigner-in-chief, please do not take this class.  You have already proven that you cannot make a knowledgeable and prudent decision as required under the law.  Also, if you are a non-Christian Arab or Moslem, I will not teach you the class.

Crockett Keller, the proprietor of Keller’s Riverside Store, speaks with a calm voice.  He is not joking, and he is not hysterical.  He is quite serious about teaching his neighbors how to defend themselves legally, and he is prudent enough not to wish to share his skills with the enemies of his country (liberals) or of his religion (Muslims).

I wish I had him for my neighbor—or perhaps Joe Horn, who in 2007 called the police in Pasadena, Texas, when he saw two burglars breaking into his...

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