Thursday Feel Good Stories

| May 30, 2019


Oregon clerk fired for pulling gun on robber with hatchet: ‘I was scared for my life’
“I already knew that as soon as I drew the gun, I was getting fired,” Kristofer Follis told KGW

Author: Max Barr
PORTLAND, Ore. — A former Plaid Pantry clerk was fired for pulling a gun on a hatchet-wielding robber last month, the company confirmed to KGW.

Kristofer Follis was working the graveyard shift at the Oak Grove Plaid Pantry on April 28 when a masked man walked in and pulled a hatchet out his pants.

“I was scared for my life, like, what could be happening?” Follis said. “As he approached the counter, within a second I drew my gun.”

He also called 911 at the same time.

The mere sight of the gun brought the would-be robber to his knees, then sent him out the door.

“He never said anything besides ‘I’m sorry, I’ll leave,’” said Follis.

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The mere sight of a firearm stopped a robbery and perhaps worse, and still Plaid Panties fired the young man. This abuse (with video) may be viewed here: 7 KTVB

Man shot while attempting to rob 67-year-old
The 67-year-old took out a handgun and fired shots at the offender, striking him in the lower back, police said.

By Carly Behm
A man was shot while trying to rob a 67-year-old man in Avondale Tuesday.

About 3:30 p.m., the 67-year-old man was unloading a vehicle in the back of a business in the 2800 block of West Belmont Avenue when an unknown man between the ages of 20 and 30 years old approached him, police said. The younger man began hitting the man in the head and face before taking his property.

The 67-year-old took out a handgun and fired shots at him, striking him in the lower back, police said.

The younger man was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center where his condition was stabilized, police said. The 67-year-old was taken to the same hospital with bruising and swelling to his face, and his condition was stabilized.

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Read the rest, such as it is, here: Chicago-Sun Times

One arrested after shooting in Springfield Monday

By Riley Newton
A Springfield man has been arrested and charged, while another has been questioned and released after the two were allegedly engaged in a shoot-out on Monday night.

Douglas P. Allen, 25, was arrested Monday and scheduled to be in court Tuesday morning.

Springfield Police Division officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of Woodward Ave. on Monday night after a caller stated that, “There was two men shooting at each other in front of 1436 Woodward Ave,” according to a police report.

When officers arrived, they found a victim with a firearm outside a nearby residence on Woodward Ave, according to the police report.

The report goes on to say man was detained and placed in the back of a cruiser.

From a witness at the scene, officers were able to get information about the suspect, Allen, who was inside the residence at 1436 Woodward Ave. Officers set up a perimeter around the house and began to order Allen out of the house.

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Read the rest of the article here: Springfield News-Sun

A quick tally, Delta Whiskies and Whiskettes, looks like zero morts, two inconvenienced one way or another, and one in the wind. Hope Mr. Follis, the young Oregon man finds employment with a more rational organization. And yes, ‘Panties’ was intentional.

The people are not to be disarmed of their weapons. They are left in full possession of them. — Zachariah Johnson*, 3 Elliot, Debates at 646

*Too arcane? Go here: A guide to Zachariah Johnston

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“striking him in the lower back”

I was blinded by his blows and thought he was coming at me again….your honor.

That shiv…
•MSRP: $223

Toxic Deplorable B Woodman

Plaid Pantry probably has a policy against their help being armed to defend themselves.
I have a policy too, of not supporting companies that have such stoopid policies.


Cheaper to pay off your life insurance than pay off a wrongful death lawsuit. Often, “order of magnitude” cheaper.

We end that bullcrap when we change the law to make disarming someone a presumption of responsibility for their well-being, and justification for large settlements when that disarming predictably results in avoidable mayhem.

How about a mutual aid society for armed folks, that pledges to sue the crap out of anyone who disarms a member resulting in mayhem? What would be the legal hook that gives them standing to sue?

Lawfare is not a one way street.


Guard duty at the tire dump? Maybe a re-cap deal gone bad.


Sir, is Willy ok?

(I am a medic, I have to check)

Jeff LPH 3, 63-66

I was going to mention something about the tires, but I got tired trying to think something up. The young lady looks too young to be a Military “Re Tread”

5th/77th FA

Wanna bet that yeller haired Miss Thang don’t wear no plaid panties? I know, I’m a bad dog. I need to be punished…..By her….or any of the gingers that Brother AW1Ed has blessed us with this week.

Crockett potting is already on going. This Thursday is definitely for cooking. Off to a provision run to the K Roger.


Picking up Tubbs of something?