November 21, 2017

Guns: Securing The Right To Self-Defense And Life, Part 12

From Left: .22LR, 9mm, .223, .308
From Left: .22LR, 9mm, .223, .308

By: Mike McDaniel    WHICH CARTRIDGE SHOULD I CHOOSE?

As the Texas Ranger suggested in Article 11, with ammunition, bigger is sometimes better.  Consider the Moro uprising of 1899-1913.  The Moros, Islamic revolutionaries in the Phillipines, fought a protracted jungle war with the US Army.  This was America’s first real war against an Islamic enemy (save the Barbary Pirates in Jefferson’s time) and its first jungle war. The Moros were small in stature, being only a bit over five feet tall on average, but were fierce and fearless, willing to sacrifice themselves in mass ambush attacks.  Many would drug themselves prior to combat, lowering their resistance to pain and increasing their homicidal rage.

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