By The Right Scoop


Oh you’re gonna love this. Homeland Security has made a video explaining what you need to do to protect yourself in the event you find yourself in the middle of a mass shooting. And none of it involves getting trained to carry a firearm. But it might include a pair of scissors!

Watch:

Don’t you feel more prepared already?

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  • aZjimbo

    That’s it. Take out a pair of scissors and then kiss your ass goodbye. So typical of this wuss government and he/she nappy.

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      Remember folks, don’t run with scissors! If you do, make sure you palm them before going into battle with a person who is armed with a GUN! The DHS is what it is…a complete and utter JOKE!!! You can really see the Napolitano-esque influences in this absolutely ridiculous and highly USELESS video. This video is obviously designed for the extremely IGNORANT among us (i.e., those who voted for Zero).

      • aZjimbo

        What can I say? You said it all.
        JS

    • BlueGood

      I think I’d prefer this:

      DC Trawler
      Crazy gun nut shoots man just for breaking into her house

      Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/01/31/crazy-gun-nut-shoots-man-just-for-breaking-into-her-house/#ixzz2Jej1T4mm

      • aZjimbo

        I love sarcastic stories with happy endings.

  • LadyMacKeltar

    Eh… I’ll pass. Instead I’ll continue to work towards my concealed carry permit and if it’s between me and him, it ain’t going to be with a pair scissors in my hand.

    • Orangeone

      You are right behind me, qualified and app submitted 8 days ago :)

      • LadyMacKeltar

        ^5 Nice going, girlfriend :)

        • Orangeone

          I’ll be there in spirit with you when you also qualify!

      • BikerHoop

        Good on ya!

        • Orangeone

          Thank ya kindly! Lots of inspiration and great information from posters here absolutely assisted, and I thank all for sharing.

    • crosshr

      Every freaking bad or unstable person with a shooting gun intend on hurting another person will certainly think twice if they know the other person have a gun for protection.

      Stick to your gun & your Bible and God. Make every bullet count ! Praise God !

      • LadyMacKeltar

        Amen! God has always been number in my life, and I ask Him daily for His wisdom and spiritual discernment. I thank God, my mom was able to raise us in a christian home, in a country that banned the open practice of religion.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ODSG4THJW3SRGYHSQ7KHU32U5Q 3D 81

    Is Al Gore the Narrator?

    • crosshr

      nope, Al is having a massage session !

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        ew!!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/CZSU2D67ODNZOKEZYHXONQ4F5Y John

        and “spray your snout yellow” session also.

  • Orangeone

    Had some fun on Twitter with this. Someone tweeted a great pix of scissors, then of course I had to ask about rules re: sharp tipped rather than the rounded variety….was good for a few giggles.

  • Sober_Thinking

    They covered this on The Five… too sad but funny.

    I have a 2nd degree black belt in a martial art and unfortunately, I’m not at the “Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon” stage of my training… I can’t catch bullets in the air, I’m not like Eddie Murphy in Trading Places (I bruise on the inside – I’m a Karate man!), and sadly, even Mr. Miyagi’s hand-rubbing won’t fix a bullet wound.

    My point is… I feel slightly better equipped to deal with an aggressor than my peers… but against a gun, I have pretty much no chance. Maybe if I used my ruler like a sheriken? Having a gun is easily the best defense/offense.

  • TexasPGRRider

    Draw weapon, chamber round, confront and eliminate threat….

    • Orangeone

      Excellent reminder!

  • Rshill7

    I’m in scissor ninja training already. This stuff is old school. Darn good pillow fighter too.

    In a terror situation though, I find rock, paper and scissors works best.

    • nosilasunny

      I don’t feel well, and you just made me laugh. Thank you :)

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        I hope you feel better soon!!

        • nosilasunny

          Aww thank you! Me too! It’s the weather. We are having big fluctuations in temps and that always plays havoc on my sinuses.

          • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

            Ours does here too on mine. It was in the mid 80s yesteday, now it’s in the 50s which feels cold to me. Will be low 40s by morning.
            Feel better sis!! xoxo

            • nosilasunny

              I wish it would decide whether its winter or spring. :) We have a high of 40 tomorrow and yesterday it was 70. Thank you again! :)

              • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                :-D night nosilasunny! Have a blessed day tomorrow. You’re welcome :-)

            • BikerHoop

              Low 40s? Hell, the wind chill here was -25 yesterday morning. Actual temp was a balmy -5.

              • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                sorry Bikerhoop. I remember temperatures like that. But at least there are furnaces and fireplaces in the north ;-)

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada
    • PatrickHenrysBody

      Rshill7, you are certainly a cut above the rest.

    • BeyondPolls

      Get a rock too, lol.

  • M_J_S

    Duck and cover

    • opinionatedhermit

      ^^^LOL!!!^^^

    • PicklePlants

      Funny, that popped into my head too! Those movies seem pretty stupid now. I bet that is what this piece of trash will seem like in 40 – 50 years.

    • LadyMacKeltar

      My husband just showed it to me. That was hilarious :D

  • nosilasunny

    Yes, that is how you stop someone using a GUN! Can you stop shooting for a moment while I find my scissors? Then I have to get up close to you so I can use the scissors, but remember don’t shoot! I don’t see how this plan could go wrong.

    • 3seven77

      Yep. This scissors technique is just a shade more risky than shooting the perp with rubber bands.

      • nosilasunny

        Hey! Rubberbands are dangerous weapons! Actually my mom drilled it into us that they are not toys. Her brother lost his eye when he was little due to a paperwad and a rubberband. So I guess you could try to blind him….still seems risky though to me. :)

      • RKflorida

        Put a bent paper clip on that rubber band, and you are in trouble mister!

  • WhiteGuy2

    This is why I now conceal carry the Tactical Assault Rock from CroMagnum Arms International(CAI) NOW IN BLACK! Get yours now before they are banned!

    Get this low speed, high drag assault rock while you still can. This is next on Dianne Feinstein’s list.

    http://www.ebay.ca/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=261154614856#description

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AQL44D6ZYDWZFFEUHUB6OSAJ2Q Brian

    What happened to using duct tape.

    • http://twitter.com/GaryEZink Gary E Zink

      You beat me to it.

  • http://black-avenger-1.livejournal.com/profile VirusX

    With the exception of the scissors, its not that stupid. You do need to hide, if you’re unarmed, and you need to do it, fast and effectively. Scissors? Not smart, unless you seriously have the drop on somebody. I’m studying kung fu, and I’m a military law enforcement veteran, and I won’t confront a crazed gunman with two fists full of nothing.

    • PicklePlants

      Ok VirusX, but you’re missing some good fun with this.

  • celestiallady

    Aw heck I’ll just use my purse!

    • crosshr

      I don’t have a purse ! defenseless ! lol

      • celestiallady

        I’m willing to bet some purses when full could kill a person if you can get close enough!

        • crosshr

          celestiallady, I’ll be very smart to stay far away from your purse. I sure don’t wanna get knocked out, someone will do a mouth resuscitation ! lol

          • celestiallady

            Not to worry – I carry light but ya never know that could change.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwWW2DQS_DU Booker T.(D-Apparatchik Alley)

    ….

    In other news, I heard folks were running out of ammunition some time back. Has that been solved for those of us 2A lovers?

    • DCGere

      Still hard to come by in the Northwest. Gun range out of bulk ammo & 9mm no where to be found. Ugh…

      This vid is hilarious. Are we suppose to play rock, paper, scissors? A gun is the best equalizer to deal with a shooter.

    • http://twitter.com/ember_george Ember George #TGDN

      Here in the south we’re having a hard time finding certain ammo. And dealers everywhere are limiting the numbers purchased. Hubby has a schedule for some of the local stories and he tries to get there as soon as they restock the shelves.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OQI5D66OXO7X2FE4NVCZC7BAMA Joe
    • LadyMacKeltar

      There’s also been training in some cities around the country. This video is from Miami over the weekend…

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada
        • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OQI5D66OXO7X2FE4NVCZC7BAMA Joe

          Something is fishy here!

          • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

            I know!! One of those things that really make you go, hmmmmm. Hmmm?

            HI JOE! :-D

        • sDee

          ABC, something very troubling is going on I think, but not what seems obvious. I have seen a few of these lately. I cannot yet put my finger on it.

          It’s like they are designed to match very closely to what many people suspect a statist government is up to, but innocent enough to make anyone who suggested a conspiracy look crazy – delusional. A right winger.

          It is almost like they are trying to bring suspicions to life. To provoke, to push an individual or a group deeply suspicious of the government, into reacting.

          We have to be very careful.

          • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

            I agree sDee. I was thinking the same last year when they started having “war games” in different cities and especially ones which involved Russian military on US soil. I agree- something, but I don’t know what either- so I’ve not spread it around as much as I’d like to.

        • LadyMacKeltar

          Thanks for the link. Funny statement from the Miami police “…the training locations and times were carefully selected to minimize negatively impacting the citizens of the City of Miami/Miami-Dade County and their daily routines.”

          Really? Downtown Miami is one of the busiest areas of Miami no matter the time of day. There are a gazillion of condos in the area. Traffic never stops. I can just imagine how the residents felt when they heard the sound of machine guns in the middle of the night, specially when just northwest of downtown, you have Overtown, a crime-plagued neighborhood.

          Also, I live about 80 miles from Fort Bragg, NC. The most we’ve ever seen here are a couple of Black Hawk helicopters fly by.

          So it is interesting that all of a sudden we are getting these types of military exercises all over the nation.

          • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

            I’m not from Miami, but you’re right- thousands of people there, and I’m sure half of them didn’t know this was a “planned” excersize. Would have freaked me out had I been there to see it! We need to keep watch.

    • BeyondPolls

      Yup, it’s the police state.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Randall-Hayden/100000357921727 Randall Hayden

    Hairspray & a lighter

    • crosshr

      lol !

    • 3seven77

      That’s all well and good if you have aerosol hair spray. What if all you have is a pump spray? :D

  • williamm

    I feel much safer now. I just ordered a pair of assault scissors. It’s a good idea to get them before Feinstein bans them too.

  • louisiana_mom

    Yeah, because running toward a criminal with a gun is always such a good idea… it gives him a clear shot at you. This way you will die quickly and won’t require a lot of medical life saving care becoming to expensive for Obamacare…. See, they are always thinking about what is best for the… “collective.”

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/CZSU2D67ODNZOKEZYHXONQ4F5Y John

      maybe I’ll offer him a piece of plastic and a tape and talk the perp into attaching it to his gun as a pistol grip – and voila!
      He has an illegal gun and police will arrest him!! ;)
      Or I will play him this video – and he will fall on the floor rolling of laughter, THEN the police will arrest him…..
      Or…..maybe I’ll just purchase a coffin ?

  • notsofastthere

    Fortunate for me I have a Superman cape. I need only find a phone booth, change quickly, and zig zag while attempting to outrun bullets.

    • toongoon

      Good luck, I think they banned telephone booths.

  • williamm

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/scissor-ban-for-haircut-assault-man-7615264.html

    A man has been banned from carrying scissors in public after he sneaked up on two unsuspecting women and cut their hair, police said today.

    Darren Dixon, 48, of Gore Crescent, Salford, was sentenced to a three-year community order at Manchester Crown Court today.

    He was also given a three year anti-social behaviour order (Asbo) which bans him from carrying scissors or hair cutting equipment in a public place.

    Piers Morgan needs to go back home and deal with this.

    • toongoon

      Oh crap, now what do we do?

      Better use a stapler.

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        Hey those things can be deadly! I’m calling frankenfeinstein.

  • http://twitter.com/GaryEZink Gary E Zink

    Part II of this series has instruction for a pretty nifty conversion. They show you how to convert an Wax-Vac® into a photon phaser.
    Of course, if it doesn’t scare the intruder away, you’ll be able to ransom your way to safety by offering the finest in amateur ear-cleansing.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      Gary, you’re cracking me up. Welcome to The Right Scoop! :-D

      • http://twitter.com/GaryEZink Gary E Zink

        Be still my heart. :)

        • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

          LOL!!!!!!!!! You’re still doing it ;-) You’re fitting in the family just fine!

        • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

          And not that I’m stalking you or anything… but I am following you now on twitter. mwahahahaa!!

  • crosshr

    heck, I’ll just throw my cloves at the shooter. would it also be helpful to wear dirty socks and throw them at the shooter, may knock him unconscious ! heh !

  • deeme

    Sometimes trying to make sense of these things drives you crazy..I think there’s a simple explanation..The people making these policies took LSD in the sixties and the people voting for them are all on bath salts..If that’s not the case then we are living in a city of fools..the same fools think people who hate U.S. can be reasoned with..crazy people can be talked out of the little voices in their heads ,from all being on the same antidepressants ..If only it were that easy..

    • sDee

      It is simply brainwashing. Using fear to create a subconscious dependency on the government.

  • toongoon

    I’m TOTALLY surprised they didn’t suggest learning to speak French as well as act French.

    So YES everybody HIDE…hiding is what made us the strongest nation for over two hundred years.

    Oh, and if by some off chance you try fight the SOB off, grab a pair of scissors, a paper weight, and also make sure you have a nail file, just in case you break a nail.

    Leave the guns to government professionals, they know who the bad guys are… …conservatives.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      They’re the government, and they’re here to help (take away every Constitutional right we have).

  • Susanna958

    I would sure be hoping someone there had a concealed carry.

    • sDee

      If you are carrying, someone around you will always be ;)

  • Landscaper

    Saw an interview with a Sherriff that had a safe home/work defense item that can be keep easily and isn’t outlawed. Available at most hardware stores and large retailers.

    [Wasp and Hornet Spray] 32oz. can sprays a stream 20-30 feet. Kills insects instantly but the label warning caution: Immediate Temporary Blindness if sprayed in the EYES.

    I keep this in my truck for my guys to use on job sites and it does spray an extremely long distance as advertised. As a last ditch effort to live or die, it would be a good consideration to have some on hand.

    • toongoon

      That is a good idea, better than pepper spray but the can is so big.
      The EPA just banned D-Con. Wasp spray might be next if we start using it for self defense.

      • Landscaper

        Maybe the teacher keeps a can in their desk AWAY from the children Toon.
        If the rural school bus driver in Alabama had it, maybe he would still be alive and that poor little boy wouldn’t be a hostage in a bunker.
        I have in my work truck and NEVER considered it a self defense tool until I heard the Sherriff’s interview.

    • WhiteGuy2

      yup and if you light it, you would have a handy dandy flame thrower.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003087135412 Samuel Adams

    “If an aggressor enters your building, hide and hope for the best. You are not capable of defending yourself. Only paid professionals can do so. When you call 911, be prepared to wait until the end of your life for them to arrive, but rest assured, they will obey every federal, state, county, and municipal statute when they drag your body to the meat wagon. Do not attempt to save your own or another person’s life. Fleeing and saving your own bacon is much more important. Doing the right thing is the government’s job. Please do not put yourself into harm’s way on behalf of another person. They just aren’t worth it.”

    Pathetic.

  • fiznart

    This is a joke video right? …

    • sDee

      Yesserie. The joke’s on us. (We paid for it)

  • 57thunderbird

    Is this a satirical piece?

  • JoelDick

    Very helpful. I’ll try to remember the advice next time I’m in an “active shooter situation”. Thank god for the DHS!

  • white531

    This, from the government who wants to take away your guns. Pardon me, while I go find a quiet place to puke, so I don’t offend anyone.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      I’m in the process of building a vomitorium just for the Scoop family whitefriend. Soon you won’t have to hurl alone. :-(

      • white531

        :)

        • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

          ;-) Mornin’ whitefriend. Have a Blessed day you!

          • white531

            Every day is Blessed. Some just more than others. :)

            • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

              :-D It’s good to see you!

  • JoelDick

    “It is important that when you are attempting to flee, you avoid excessive bouncing of your breasts, as that may attract the attention of the shooter, or distract other victims trying to escape.”

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      lol quit it!

    • WhiteGuy2

      That’s right ladies. Use caution and a good sports bra, because the life you save could be mine.

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        That made me lol so loud I scared my kitteh! knock it off!

        • crosshr

          yeah with those sports bra, even I got shot, I would die happy and go to heaven ! lol

      • crosshr

        no way White, I be also so scared too and scream like my 3yr old grand daughter !
        lolllllll !!

  • Marridge

    During a gun control debate one of my uber liberal inlaws told me last week “Just use some Mace”. That was her solution if I was attacked. Not kidding.

    • DCGere

      Bet she might change her tune if ever attacked. Or maybe not. Maybe she loves to be a victim.

  • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

    If everyone is hiding, how are they gonna know a description of the shooter and know what guns he’s got? Yes. Scissors. That ought to work… until someone dies and the gubmint decides to ban them.

    • hramirez18

      and if you turn off the cell phone. How can you call.

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        LOL good catch there hramirez!!

        • nosilasunny

          And there was no space in between. One scene they say turn off your phone and literally the next scene was was what to do when you call 911!

          • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

            Amazing aren’t they? Our government is sooo efficient.

            Off topic nosilasunny, I wanted to ask- how’s your mom? She doing OK?

            • nosilasunny

              Thank you for asking. She is doing okay. She has not been on pain medication this week, and it has caused her not to sleep well. The medicine is on back order with the manufacturer and we finally found a pharmacy today that had it. This took 2 weeks! Pretty sure this is another example of government regulation. But we will find out Monday the results of her scan and I will let you know. I hope everything is going well for you and yours!

              • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                I’ll keep praying! Thank you sis :-)

                • nosilasunny

                  :)

  • LadyMacKeltar

    Good night everyone! It’s been a real pleasure talking to you all, today. God Bless!

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      Night Lady! :-D Have a Blessed Friday!

  • MWorm

    My honest opinion is that this is good advice for those who do not have any weapons on them. The video should get credit where it’s due. What I find highly objectionable is the portrayal of the civilians being helpless. “If you’re caught in the open with nowhere to hide, consider charging the shooter with whatever weapon is available to you”. Yeah, great. Where’s the respect and dignity of the people? There isn’t any, the government wants us to just submit and let them have a hand in everything, because they know everything. “Consider the best option to save your life” What about others lives? Do they really think we only care about ourselves? There’s no encouragement whatsoever for courageous actions, unless you call going one-on-one with scissors against a gun a courageous action. That’s also called stupid, which reflects nicely on some of these government officials.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/CZSU2D67ODNZOKEZYHXONQ4F5Y John

      break the soon to be mandatory Mercury light bulb and the gasses will kill the intruder!
      And the rest of the people in the house…just a “litle unforseen (by liberals) consequence”, as usual

  • WhiteGuy2

    Worry not fellow citizens. I’ll be retired in 2 months time and will soon have all the time in the world to finish my super hero training . Have to cut back on the Bud light though,ah …. tomorrow, I’ll cut back tomorrow.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      It’s light tho. You don’t need to cut back if it’s Light.

  • sjmom

    And they asked why would we need a tank? For times like this of course. Simply park it in the nearest coat closet and when the shooter comes in the room yell SURPRISE!!!!!!!

    Hey, if they can give them to the Brotherhood I’m writing and asking for mine.

    • Nukeman60

      You haven’t gotten yours yet? Don’t you just hate the postal service!

      • sjmom

        I was really expecting it “special delivery”.

  • deeme

    I think I smell a business venture for the gullible people…For 9.99 you can get a pair of scissors that repel bullets, and that comes with a Rainbow Brite bullet detector and and Power Ranger cape..

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      lol!

    • WhiteGuy2

      With your scissors and my assault rock we just might be able to take em, unless he also has assault paper. Then things could get real messy.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/CZSU2D67ODNZOKEZYHXONQ4F5Y John

      and don’t forget to whisper: “Abrakadabra”.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/CZSU2D67ODNZOKEZYHXONQ4F5Y John

      and don’t forget to whisper: “Abrakadabra”.

  • Nukeman60

    The first thing they are going to have to do is change that floor plan map that showed “you are here” to one that shows “the shooter is here”. That will go a long way to stopping these sort of crimes. Oh, yeah, that and more scissors.

  • Guppymonster

    Someone wasted a lot of money offering advice that wasn’t worth much but reflects the bureaucratic mind set which is damned sure not worth much.

    In Texas it’s legal to have a loaded gun in your vehicle and certainly your home. I carry a 357 magnum in my vehicle with hydra shok loads. No one would want to try to break into my home, at least no one in their right mind. My wife is getting her CCL but I have not made an effort to get one as I feel capable of taking care of myself and I don’t want to tote a loaded gun around with me because of its weight.

    On the other hand, I don’t rely on 911 as they would not arrive in a timely fashion. Does the federal government seriously suggest scissors?

    • sDee

      I’d dial 1911 before 911 any day, myself.

    • nosilasunny

      And when the authorities do arrive don’t forget to spread your fingers because that is how they will know your not the shooter. Sure. Actually the problem is that the only thing to stop a gun is another gun in these situations. They are starting with the premise that their will be no guns other than the shooter’s and then trying to figure out what to tell people to do assuming there are none. That doesn’t leave much to work with and this is the result, scissors, hide, conceal, and turn off your phone but still call 911.

  • sDee

    Hey! I am offended by all those mocking this DHS advice – scissors are actually a critical element in my home defense plan. In fact I used them just today to open a bulk package of 5.56 NATO.

  • Nukeman60

    If I’m not mistaken, the Gabby Giffords horror was lessened by the fact that bystanders jumped the gunman when he was reloading. So, if they had followed the advice of this video and thought only of themselves, ran and hid, or went to find a pair of scissors, there may well have been many more people dead.

    I understand we live in an entitlement mentality of ‘me first and to h*ll with anyone else’, but if I find someone hurt, whether I’m packin’ or not, I’m going to help that person. I am not going to run and leave him or her lying there to be mercilessly shot at the leasure of the shooter. Sorry. It’s just not right.

    And if someone wants to say that I may be killed in the process myself, I say so be it. At least I’ll be standing tall at the gates.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      Amen Nukefriend!! And you’re wondering why I love you!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/CZSU2D67ODNZOKEZYHXONQ4F5Y John

        if you were using your tongue the way Big Sis uses it, you would also have spew the idiocies like she does ;)

  • stevenbiot

    Great! Now sadistic killers are going to kill anyone standing near a desk that could potentially house a pair of Fiskers.

  • PatrickHenrysBody

    I’d like to get certified to become a conceal and carry scissor holder. I think I’ll enroll in the DHS scissor defense and safety training class. If I enroll, I really hope to make the cut.

    • RKflorida

      …..make the cut…. groan

      • PatrickHenrysBody

        :-P

  • http://www.facebook.com/gracie.l.adams Gracie Laughlin Adams

    Shhhhhhhhhh!!! Someone just came in! …and my scissors are in the other room…HELP!!

  • http://twitter.com/ember_george Ember George #TGDN

    I really don’t get the spread your fingers thing? Like if I’m running for my life with bullets popping all around me I’m going to think about the position of my fingers? What about guys like my uncle who’ve lost a few fingers? Does he run out yelling, ‘I’m missing some digits!”???

    I can’t believe the advice on scissors. Really. I don’t think I want to go at a guy holding a gun with a pair of scissors. Why not just throw my shoes and hope to knock him out?

    And the bit about run and don’t stop to help. Really. We’re telling people to be self-serving. So why not yell out the directions to the annoying coworker that no one likes. “Hey, take out Frank. He stinks up the restroom and tattles to the boss!”

    I’ve decided I need to watch a few more seasons of Macgyver. If I’ve got to depend on the items on my desk to overpower a threat, I need all the help I can get.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/CZSU2D67ODNZOKEZYHXONQ4F5Y John

      …spread your fingers, spit behind your back, say: “Abrakadabra” and you are safe!
      (I mean: DEAD)

  • http://navalwarfare.blogspot.com/ Libertyship46

    God may have created man, but Colonel Colt made them equal. Fastest way to stop a killer like this is with a gun. Either that, or become his victim.

  • tinlizzieowner

    There you go folks, Obama’s Homeland Security suggests you bring scissors to a gun fight.
    ;-)
    I’ll stick with America’s original ‘homeland security’, the 2nd Amendment.

  • TickedWhiteDude

    OK, I guess our options are now Drunken Boxing, Eagle Claw, Five Animals, Hsing I, Hung Gar, Monkey, Bak Mei Pai, Praying Mantis, Fujian White Crane, Jow Ga, Wing Chun and T’ai chi ch’uan.

  • BeyondPolls

    I could hardly stop laughing. By the time the scissors came out, I was on the floor.

  • Bryan Ewbank

    The attack at Ft Hood was Jihad, not random.

  • RKflorida

    Don’t these idiots know that you never run with scissors, you could put your eye out. What if you are in school and they only have those little round nosed scissors?

  • http://twitter.com/corlpj1001 PHIL CORLE

    I will stick with my second amendment. I will continue to LEGALLY carry a sidearm.

  • Kordane

    Quote: “You might consider trying to overpower the shooter with whatever means are available

    How about a .44 magnum?

    • tinlizzieowner

      Works for me. :-)

  • Biggbear52

    This is just to hilarious. Couldn’t finish watching it. The out right stupidity if giving in instead of implementing plans to stop the mayhem before it starts. This is utter “PUPPETISING AT IT’S FINEST” If you ever wish to now HOW to be completely and utterly submissive and a perpetual victim, this is how.
    What this video should be showing, are techniques on how to take down a would be assailant be he/she on a school grounds or anywhere else for that matter. Every America loving American out there should be taking class’s in self defense, shooting and so on. This is OUR country folks, not they’res. So lets start behaving as such. Stop being a bunch of programmed ninnies!

  • colliemum

    It’s obvious these Homeland people are Americans – they’ve clearly never played darts in their lives.
    Darts are part of an old ritual, which is included in going to the pub for a pint after work.
    One’s gotta bring one’s own darts – so a proper bureaucrat will have darts in their desk drawer. Throw the darts at the shooter, and wham – he’ll be down.

    That’s why there are no mass shootings in British office buildings!

    Yeah: ‘sarc’.
    Can’t believe the idiocy perpetrated in that video. Why not make a pistol out of paper and shout ‘bam, you’re dead’?

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      Oh mum, I miss real games of darts!! ;-) Used to play all the time back home!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/R4VM5KUJJLVMKNFHHFI2B3TEXM Clifton

    I know that they purposely left out the use of firearms for protection but the actual training received through DHS does discuss self-protection. I went through the training with dedicated LE, security staffs, office managers, emergency personal, etc and can tell you there is an understanding and acceptance for self-protection with firearms by the majority of these groups. Just know that even though this is their PC pitch, it is not the reality of the men and women who go through the training and in return are training and educating others.

  • bobemakk

    How ridiculous is this?

  • Idahoser

    time for senate hearings to open discussion about scissor control, banning assault scissors with one or more cosmetic similarities with military scissors.

  • hosepipe

    Most People are murdered by gun BECAUSE they are UNARMED…

  • http://www.facebook.com/paul.leslie.3998 Paul Leslie

    Strange – the pinko democrat leadership has plenty of guns to rely on for protection, but want to disarm the public and leave you with scissors.

    Hell, since they don’t have enough character to defend liberty, I’m surprised they even give the “okay” to use a weapon – wait, are those round nose scissors?

  • http://twitter.com/ember_george Ember George #TGDN

    I’ve Got IT!!!!!! The scissors are for cutting off the perp’s trigger finger. Thank goodness I finally figured it out. I’m saved.

  • TexasPatriot77

    sad sad sheep, Nothing tuff guy here but come on man. Wake up people

  • Dodoforever Canspell

    Actually, I thought it was a good video if you disregard that the only weapon for defending yourself is shown as a pair of scissors. Keep in mind that you have many States where owning a gun and having a carry permit (or whatever it is called) is not readily available … even to many people in the gun trotting States.
    People panic in dire situations and many a time because of their mad rush to get out, they can be easily seen and killed. The vid at least shows people how to behave in situations that are fluid and fast and how to hide yourself. Thought processes don’t work too well when one is scared but vids like these might help some. I especially liked how they showed the woman going under the desk and then pulling the chair and basket towards her for further camouflage.

  • Suzyqpie

    I am to embarrassed to compose a cogent comment. This is government at its worst, therefore, this diatribe on film should have cost $1400.00. Since it is govt at its worst, I bet we paid $xxx,000 for this debris field.

  • BikerHoop

    Anybody have any idea where I can get an inside-the-waistband concealed carry holster for a great pair of Fiskars?

  • conservative constitutionalist

    but on the super heavy and serious side it shows yoi where their thought process is at.where is there a location with an abundant supply of scissors? unless your standing in the shcool supply section at wal mart its your local grade or elementary school knee jerk reaction or attempt at predictive behavior lead…….only time will tell but of all the scenerio’s to focus on they chose this one. hope we do NOT see more shootings in any school but this video shows where DHS is focused. as you think so shall you be.

  • conservative constitutionalist

    but on the super heavy and serious side it shows yoi where their thought process is at.where is there a location with an abundant supply of scissors? unless your standing in the shcool supply section at wal mart its your local grade or elementary school knee jerk reaction or attempt at predictive behavior lead…….only time will tell but of all the scenerio’s to focus on they chose this one. hope we do NOT see more shootings in any school but this video shows where DHS is focused. as you think so shall you be.