Man pulls out a gun, threatens customer after being enraged over MAGA hat! – [VIDEO]

This is just unreal.

A MAGA hat wearing customer and his wife were minding their own business at Sam’s Club when another man flipped them off. He was upset at seeing the MAGA hat apparently.

That escalated into an argument in which the man, who’d made the obscene gesture, pulled out a .40 caliber Glock and pointed it at the customer. He reportedly said “it’s a good day to die b….”.

Watch the customer explain what happened:



Here’s more via WNKY:

A Tennessee man is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment after witnesses told police he pulled a gun on a man who was wearing Make America Great Again hat inside Sam’s Club.

The hat is associated with President Donald Trump’s campaign for office.

James Phillips, 57, of Cottontown, Tenn., is accused of pulling a gun on the man inside the store Saturday after making an obscene gesture with his finger, according to his arrest citation.

Phillips, who was wearing a veterans cap, told police he made the gesture at the man and a woman with him because of the MAGA hats they were wearing, according to his citation. The man then confronted Phillips inside the store and an argument began.

That man then made the same obscene gesture to Phillips, according to the citation. At that point, witnesses told police Phillips pointed a gun at the man. That portion of the incident could not be seen on video surveillance.

Police encountered Phillips and the couple after being called to the Sam’s Club parking lot where multiple witnesses had called the police to report a man pulling a gun on a couple, according to his citation.

Callers told police the man, later identified as Phillips, told the woman, “it’s a good day to die b…..”

In his rear right pocket, Phillips was carrying a concealed .40 caliber Glock with a bullet chambered. He had two extra magazines in his left cargo pocket, according to his arrest citation.

He holds a concealed carry permit from Tennessee which has a reciprocal agreement with Kentucky for concealed carry licenses.

Phillips is lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail.

The idiot flipped someone off, then threatened him with his glock and now he’s behind bars, all because he couldn’t control his temper when seeing a MAGA hat.

What. A. Moron.

They report that he holds a concealed carry permit. Not for long! I expect police will not only revoke his permit but also take all of his guns. And they should! All because he saw red and couldn’t control his temper when seeing a MAGA hat!

Now just to make another point. The customer wearing a MAGA hat is lucky to be alive. Maybe it’s just me, but I don’t know that I would have confronted the dude like he did. I get that he’s probably protecting his wife’s honor and what not, but still, that could have easily turned out differently.

Watch his explanation in the video and tell me what you think below.

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Bill in Tennessee
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Bill in Tennessee

Yeah it’s getting crazy out here. As these incidents spread and become more common, there will be bloodshed. I think we may be in the runup to a civil war.

BOPOS
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BOPOS

The couple should have just gave him the good ole “Bless your heart” and “have a nice day” I know its hard but engaging crazy doesn’t work.

ChowYunFatty
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ChowYunFatty

One of the few instances where I agree with the govt. stepping in and removing this man’s 2nd amendment rights and his weapon(s). As sad as it is to say, if you’re going to wear a MAGA hat in potentially unfriendly territory, start carrying and training.

Like it or not, we’re not going to get along anymore. Time to divide the country up and go our own ways.

Gonnado Whatcha
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Gonnado Whatcha

He exactly where he belongs…. as a ward of the state in a secure confinement facility… as should be 99.9% of leftist.

Diogenes_wy
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Diogenes_wy

This incident gives “triggered” a new meaning.
Guess its time to start mandatory confinement for extensive psych evaluations for all leftists/liberals, considering this is the second time in history they have gone off the deep end (remember “Bush Derangement Syndrome”).
This type of behavior is inexcusable, childish, dangerous and, lets face it, just plain stupid.
Dear Leftists, remember this:: “Stupid is as Stupid does” (sorry for the paraphrase Forrest) and “You can’t fix stupid” (Ron White).

JJJ
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JJJ

Meanwhile, Jussie Smollett heroically survives violent hateful attack by evil Trump supporters. If only the MSM would cover actual instances of violent hatred and from where it’s really coming.

metheoldsarge
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metheoldsarge

How was this nutcase able to have a gun and a permit to carry from Tennessee? Did some officials drop the ball on his background? Did he just suddenly crack?

Miss the Corn Belt
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Miss the Corn Belt

Not carrying a Glock in a holster….what a moron.

misterlogic0013
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misterlogic0013

Bet he wished he didn’t act like an idiot .. to late, Bless that man he knew he was all bs. Street smart Kentuckian, could have very well dusted him if he had a gun on him deserves a metal.

timerunnersc
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timerunnersc

This man, his wife and these citizens are hero’s. Together they removed another democrat party nut job off the streets of America.
That’s making America great again.

AT
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AT

Someone tell me again why my stance against wearing MAGA hats is wrong. It goes back to the kids that beat that indian and stole his drum (or… whatever happened, I don’t know or care anymore). Look man, I get it. You want to do the whole Pride Parade thing in your red-caps. I get it.

Here’s the thing. Your opponents are crazy people that will attack you for it. We don’t do that to them, but THEY WILL DO IT TO US. It’s not fair, it’s not right, it’s not OK – but it’s the simple reality of things. Putting that hat on is painting a target on your forehead. It’s not worth it. They don’t “win” anything by you not wearing it. Save your gay pride for the company of like-minded individuals. You can still vote for the guy without the hat, I promise.

hubman
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hubman

Notice this did NOT happen at 2 am on one of the coldest nights of the year on the streets of Chicago without witnesses.

Noindex
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Noindex

The perp is an old dude……who apparently needs a safe space other than his mom’s basement.

D Guest
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D Guest

Phillips has crazy eyes, he’s a lunatic. I agree, he should not be near firearms. I would not have confronted him as the victim did, but since the man had ammo with him it’s entirely possible he could have ambushed the couple in the parking lot and murdered them anyway. He must have known that in KY he would sooner or later come across a MAGA hat wearer. He may have been a mass-murderer in waiting.

Does he have a cousin named Nathan?

philliesthoughts
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philliesthoughts

Oh for cryin’ out loud. I didn’t vote for Trump (I am definitely considering doing so in the future though for reasons cited later in this post) and I thought the slogan “Make America Great Again” was rather lame because I believe that America always has been and still is great but all that being said this being “triggered” over a hat/saying or whatever else is just plain freakin’ stupid. A grownup would have just sighed, rolled their eyes and walked away if they didn’t like the hat. We’ve got a nation full of hormone driven children who melt down over anything. Enough is enough! Grow up!!!

Sentinel
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Sentinel

They can’t punish the assailant hard enough imo. He personifies all the division and hate the damned, criminal MSM keeps raging about.

SheerPolitics
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SheerPolitics

James Phillips = crazy eyes

Combat Override
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Combat Override

In these times, I think confronting a triggered person is very dangerous. Following him outside, when you know he has a gun, is extremely dangerous and foolish.

Some might ask, “At what point do we no longer cower away when verbally confronted?” That’s a good question that I cannot answer for anyone but myself. If I am on my own property, I am not retreating (assuming I am armed). I doubt I will be triggered into responding to some random guy at a store who is obviously on tilt. Perhaps if I were 6’3″/250lbs, I might feel differently, but I’m not.

That being said, the person in the video seemed to have sized up the Lefty correctly. He wasn’t ready to kill someone over a hat.

AFVet4America
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AFVet4America

Good way to make his wife a widow. He got lucky the guy didn’t shoot him down.

pybop
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pybop

An idiot conservative unnecessarily risks his life by confronting a madman lib with a gun.

Landscaper
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Landscaper

We don’t get much snow here in the south but the last time we got 4-5 inches, my son and grandson made a small snowman in their front yard. As a joke my son put a red MAGA hat he bought at a garage sale on the snowman. The next morning when they went outside, someone had knocked its head off and took the hat. Crazy people everywhere.

Rutgers45
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Rutgers45

Liberal tolerance strikes again!
No hate No fear the Liberals say!

Unless you wear a MAGA hat!
Or defend the unborn from being murdered!
Or are a Christian!
Or don’t vote Democrat!
Are not gay!
Can think for yourself!
*continues adding exceptions for the next hour*

J Hallada
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J Hallada

Perfect an armed liberal kook triggered by a hat. Maybe have to add another question on the 4473.
“Are you easily triggered by clothing?”

Conserv_58
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Conserv_58

I don’t remember reading stories of people being triggered when seeing “Hope & Change” posters.

Charli
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Charli

So the guy is either a progressive nutbag (probably not IF he is actually a veteran…though Jimmy Carter and John Kerry come to mind…) OR he is a conservative never-Trumper. Either way, he should not have guns because he is out of control and disrespectful of the right to carry! We all know that Guns do not kill; people do, but this idea that a MAGA hat can be the death of someone is pure insanity!

ghalv
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ghalv

The guy who pulled a gun is lucky he wasn’t riddled with bullets from ten different directions.

ghalv
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ghalv

Liberals are so vile… Which is why Republicans – Ryan, McCarthy, Romney, etc. – are such a disgrace.

K-Bob
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K-Bob

You’d think wearing a MAGA hat at Samsclub in Kentucky would be like wearing school colors at a football game.

ZombieWoof
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ZombieWoof

MHGA…make hats great again!

john
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john

“Make unlawful foreign citizens great again” hat is what the America hating libs will love? Everyone should be proud to wear MAGA hat!

stephmcg✓Fᵉᵈᵉʳᵃˡ ᶦˢᵗ
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stephmcg✓Fᵉᵈᵉʳᵃˡ ᶦˢᵗ

Interesting how people did not get enraged over Obama’s garbage and Obama was the real authoritarian,Marxist pig who used government as a weapon against his enemies.

Kram Nivel  ✔
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Kram Nivel ✔

There has to be a video of the in store confrontation forthcoming.

Erdnay
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Erdnay

Congress will soon be declaring a national emergency and outlawing MAGA hats.

Rocket Matt
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Rocket Matt

$50 says the guy who pulled the gun is not an NRA member.

Apolitical
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Apolitical

They’re both f’ing morons! And that goes for anyone who get butt hurt over being flipped off. Calm the f down people and don’t acknowledge crap like that.
This would have never escalated had he and his wife kept on walking.

mst3kcrow
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mst3kcrow

It’s never a good idea to tell a maniac that just pulled a gun on you to go ahead and pull the trigger. I hope Phillips gets prosecuted to the max, and the customer was foolish to pursue someone with a gun to the parking lot.

msliberty
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msliberty

All the comments disappeared again.

Rx No
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Rx No

Would I call out someone who flipped me off? Yes, would I follow a dude who pointed a gun in my face and threatened my life out to the parking lot? Hell no! Seems like there’s plenty of nutty going around in Sam’s, I mean you expect this crapola in Walmart so you’re prepared but Sam’s is usually pretty civilized!

It seems like they undercharged Phillips to me, he committed a bunch of felonies and only charging him with one considering the magnitude of this crime and the potentially catastrophic consequences of this unstable @hole’s actions is pretty meager imo. Where are all of the tools who usually yell at the top of their lungs until they’re hoarse about “hate crimes”? Oh Right its white peeps so no need to criminalize their intolerance(there actually is never a need to do that imo).

iidvbii
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iidvbii

Just another example of the violence that Trump inspires by having the poor taste to beat Hillary… Personally I can’t believe that people are allowed to wear such blatantly racist slogans such as Make America Great Again in public. Its obvious to any “Decent” person that America was NEVER GREAT and anyone who thinks it was is a racist, sexist, homophobic islamaphobe who deserves to be SHOT!!!!!

ZombieWoof
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ZombieWoof

Everybody should be required to wear hats that identify which political tribe they belong to. That way, we’d know who to hate right off the bat

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