Walt Handelsman by Walt Handelsman

Walt Handelsman

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  1. mdavis4183

    mdavis4183 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Teachers with CCW per,mitys should carry in school.

  2. dannysixpack

    dannysixpack said, over 1 year ago

    ^you guys think that if you keep saying the same thing, it will sound reasonable. if sandy hook is acceptable, I think you need to recheck your sanity

    I was flying transcon on a 757 the other day and sitting next to a pilot (who was deadheading). The pilot made the regular announcments about time and alititude and weather, and then told everyone on the plane that he, the first officer, the purser and some of the flight attendants were armed, and told us what they were armed with.

    I thought that was an interesting announcement, and said so to the pilot sitting next to me.

    he said you really don’t want to shoot a gun in an airplane. why? not because of decompression or anything exotic you might think of, but he wave his hand in a circular fashion and pointed out there’s a lot of critical infrastructure – hydraulics, electronics, etc… running through the fuselage that might send the plane out of control if it were damaged by bullets.

    I took that to heart. If we put more guns and more bullets and more people (who can go crazy) in schools and bullets start flying, there might be a lot of stuff you don’t want bullets to hit. maybe even a kid or two.

  3. coraryan

    coraryan GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Seems to me it’s the mental issue we should address. If a wacko says something to his shrink, it’s protected. Not to mention the fact that the cops can’t do anything to a person until that person actually commits a crime! And once a kid turns 18, the parents cannot do anything, even if the kid is a total nut job. The laws need to change to protect the innocent. Right now, it seems that they only protect the guilty.

  4. Kylop

    Kylop said, over 1 year ago

    Walt, well done. Simple but funny.

  5. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Danny, having been on aircraft several times (non-pressurized) when bullets DID hit things “critical to flight operation”, resulting in unwanted rapid contact with the ground, trees, and other inanimate objects, I wouldn’t want someone shooting inside a 757. (BTW, I believe Air Marshals use “frangible” bullets less likely to damage the aircraft, or non-targeted individuals.)

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