Curse Our Civil Statutes

Courtesy of Katko v. Briney, 183 N.W.2d 657 (Iowa 1971), all first year torts students learn that you can't use a spring gun to defend an abandoned farmhouse, no lethal force to defend property, etc. I say fie on that.

It appears that there's a burglar in the area, and he/she/it attempted to pilfer my vehicle, among others. Didn't take anything, 'cause there's nothing worth taking. You want the Long John Silver's box? You can have it. Meanwhile, please ignore the fact that all the lights in the area have suddenly gone out and the little red dot that your friend is screaming about being on your forehead.

Bother. Never a MagnaVolt dealer around when you need him. The best MagnaVolt ad ever:

If not that, then we go for the UA model 571-C in 10mm:

Hey Ripley, don't worry...

Posted by: Country Pundit at 03:24 PM


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