By John Farnam
Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- “It is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is, than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.” ~ Carl Sagan
People openly begging, in public places, is yet another telltale sign of the progressive deterioration of our civilization.
When I was growing-up in the 1960s, public begging was something rarely seen in America. In fact, Americans took great pride in the fact that public begging was a unsavory activity, mostly confined to third-world countries, like Mexico.
Curiously, state-run lotteries used to fall into the same category. Americans were always too proud to stoop to such squalid, dishonorable ways of extracting money from citizens. Mexico had state-run lotteries, but you would never find them here.
All that just a distant memory now, as amoral, money-groveling leftist politicians piously insist that the end always justifies the means.
Back to the modern phenomenon of public begging:
I tell students that public beggars are mostly dishonest, and some are extremely dangerous. Your best interests are thus served by avoidance, particularly when you go armed. When that fails, aggressive verbal disengagement and rapid separation generally represent your best tactic.
In fact, we practice all this in …Read the Rest