WEB Notes: There is a lot of things to consider with this topic. Many years ago these type of things did not happen. Then people thought it was a good idea to remove God from our schools and vocabulary. We thought it was a good idea to dope up our children if they showed emotion. We thought it was a good idea to produce video games and movies filled with violence so we became desensitized to it. Maybe what we have done was wrong… (Read the article from the source)
In 1953, when I was a nine-year-old growing up in Georgia, I saw an ad in the back of a magazine by Golden State Arms, a mail-order firearms dealer in California. It announced the sale of surplus Russian Mosin-Nagant 7.62 mm bolt-action rifles with 50 rounds of ammunition for just $9.99 each.
Wow! The rifle shown in the tiny ad looked cool, and the price was right. So, after robbing my piggy bank and without parental consultation, I sent a postal money order to California and waited.
A month later, a Railway Express driver appeared at our front door with a long narrow box. I hadn’t known that the Mosin-Nagant was more than 48 inches long. So I immediately confronted a tactical problem. The package was almost longer than I was tall, and it had arrived on a Saturday when my father was home. My hastily improvised plan was to sneak my new rifle into the basement and figure things out from there.