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PDittie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-28-10 07:52 AM
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Stop Rick Perry before he kills again
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Not talking about the latest death row execution. No, Our Governor AMF blasted a coyote while out on a run.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has a message for wily coyotes out there: Don't mess with my dog.

Perry says he needed just one shot from his laser-sighted pistol to take down a coyote that was menacing his dog during an early morning jog in an undeveloped area near Austin.

Perry told The Associated Press he sometimes carries his pistol, loaded with hollow-pointed bullets, when he jogs on trails because he's scared of snakes and that he'd seen coyotes in that area.

When the coyote came out of the brush toward his daughter's labrador retriever puppy on a February jog, he charged it and shot it with his .380 Ruger pistol.

"Don't attack my dog or you might get shot ... if you're a coyote," Perry said.

This raises several questions:

-- Hollow points and a laser sight on a .38 caliber pistol?

-- Worn while jogging? (At the waist, or shoulder holster? Either way seems cumbersome for a run, not to mention the chafing.)

-- To protect himself against snakes and his dog from a coyote? Neither of those poses much threat to a person; in fact a coyote will typically turn tail if you so much as stomp your feet.

-- Seriously?

Even in the absence of his detail of bodyguards (several similarly-heavily-armed Texas Rangers) this sounds overzealous in its safety precaution, considering that his only real danger is the crazed Austin liberal with a gun, or the adoring throngs of conservatives that might bum-rush him Justin Bieber-style while he's outside the gates of the $9000-a-month mansion Texans are paying for him to live in (while the Governor's mansion is being rebuilt).

And I just thought he was afraid to debate Bill White.

This man is the biggest. coward. alive.
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  -Stop Rick Perry before he kills again PDittie  Apr-28-10 07:52 AM   #0 
  - It's his penis enhancer  hobbit709   Apr-28-10 08:05 AM   #1 
  - Sounds staged to me  sonias   Apr-28-10 08:37 AM   #2 
  - Realy, really sounds fake now  sonias   Apr-28-10 08:57 AM   #3 
  - Gov. Perry's coyote hunt may have violated state law and city ordinances  douglas9   Apr-28-10 11:52 AM   #4 
  - Oh that is too funny  sonias   Apr-28-10 11:58 AM   #6 
  - What a big a$$ed sissy!  TEXASYANKEE   Apr-28-10 11:52 AM   #5 
  - I'm thinking it was a fox and not a coyote  sonias   Apr-28-10 12:03 PM   #7 
     - Yup.  TEXASYANKEE   Apr-29-10 02:42 PM   #12 
     - I'm thinking it was neither  gejohnston   Nov-28-11 06:26 PM   #28 
  - That Coyote Had More Brains, Personality And Social Usefulness.....  Paladin   Apr-28-10 08:14 PM   #8 
  - Sad. There's just no protection...  Sailing   Apr-28-10 09:23 PM   #9 
  - Really!  sonias   Apr-28-10 09:26 PM   #10 
  - Big brave Rick  sea_dream   May-06-10 10:56 PM   #24 
     - Welcome to the DU Texas forum, sea_dream  sonias   May-07-10 03:15 PM   #25 
  - He is scared of snakes!  efhmc   Apr-29-10 07:51 AM   #11 
  - "Palin impressed with Perry's coyote killing"  onestepforward   Apr-29-10 10:28 PM   #13 
  - They all need to go hunting  white cloud   Apr-30-10 04:52 AM   #14 
  - LOL!  onestepforward   Apr-30-10 10:45 PM   #16 
  - There he goes again....  sonias   Apr-30-10 09:44 AM   #15 
  - Palin believes Texans are nazis too, huh  misterkhalil   May-02-10 11:57 AM   #18 
     - Welcome to the DU Texas forum, misterkhalil!  sonias   May-05-10 02:56 PM   #20 
  - They are a match made in wingnut, dumb hair heaven.  efhmc   May-01-10 09:00 PM   #17 
  - Kirk Watson's mocks Perry's grunning story (running with gun)  sonias   May-05-10 07:25 AM   #19 
  - A great tongue in cheek way for Kirk to call Perry on his BS  Melissa G   May-06-10 03:00 PM   #21 
     - Hey Melissa!  sonias   May-06-10 03:05 PM   #22 
        - I particularly like the link about "where Giant Rats Go"  Melissa G   May-06-10 05:28 PM   #23 
  - Why can't he just carry hand weights?  sonias   May-20-10 12:01 PM   #26 
  - Public Information Request Made for Info on Rick Perry's Coyote Shooting  sonias   May-21-10 11:11 AM   #27 

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