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A local war veteran in a wheelchair tells FOX 5 he sent a burglar from his home. Army veteran Mark Sikes of Bogart says he pulled out his pistol as soon as he heard his front door coming down.

Sikes, who is wheelchair-bound, says he was watching TV when he heard a noise, and saw a man standing in the hallway of his home. He says he didn’t hesitate to grab his handgun when he heard the noise.

“I reached and got the gun out of my drawer and kind of raised it up,” Sikes said. “He took off and ran out the front door.”

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  1. $13614178

    January 25, 2013 at 4:58 pm

    Feinstein would rather have seen the veteran dead than have a gun to defend himself , and Schumer as well . I am sure they feel they are better than he is because that is the attitude of ALL demonrats .

    • The Old Man

      January 25, 2013 at 5:14 pm

      I am sure she would have rather have seen him dead

      • rooster

        January 26, 2013 at 12:30 am

        Feinstein is a smelly caunt

      • Frantisek Hodonsky

        February 4, 2013 at 1:25 am

        She would have had more reasons to confiscate our guns.

    • Fred_K

      January 25, 2013 at 5:51 pm

      One less person to receive obummercare if the govermnent had their way.

    • Ray - God Bless Israel.

      January 25, 2013 at 6:29 pm

      Feinstein is a communist.

      • Sinatra98

        January 25, 2013 at 7:50 pm

        Among other horrible things my Marine friend, i fought in Korea had my gun then and i still have it now, they have to pry it from my cold dead hand, these freaking stupid liberal dumb asses dont’ know what it is to be held up and a gun looking right into your eyeballs happened to me two times thank god he didn’t shoot me, second time it happened the intruder pull the trigger and it miss fired, i swore that i would carry the rest of my life
        that’s why iv’e had a carry permit since 1960. Feinstein will have a tough time to take mine away.

      • noweareman

        January 26, 2013 at 1:13 pm

        Would they have her?

      • Ralph

        January 27, 2013 at 11:55 pm

        Feinstein needs a facelift. She should be the before photo. Pelosi had too many facelifts.

  2. DEfromDC

    January 25, 2013 at 4:59 pm

    How come I didn’t see this on the news? Why wasn’t it the headline? Isn’t protecting people what the effort is supposed to be about?

  3. crazyfreddie

    January 25, 2013 at 5:04 pm

    why don’t the thieves murders burglars stop in on these liberals . because they know that the libo’s have guns

    • retvet

      January 25, 2013 at 5:39 pm

      Because they are the liberals.

    • DEfromDC

      January 25, 2013 at 6:43 pm

      It almost seems they are one in the same lately.

  4. TAM44

    January 25, 2013 at 5:05 pm

    Well the anti gun folks would rather see you dead and let that piece of obama trash have what he came to get. Remember these are very sick people who’s dead from the neck your typical obama voting idiots.

    God bless the gun owners of this country and the NRA

    With guns, we are citizens, without guns, we are subjects and that’s what the democrats and obama wants, us to be defenseless.

  5. The Old Man

    January 25, 2013 at 5:23 pm

    I asked a friend of mine who just happens to be a fairly high ranking officer … If Obama did declare Martial Law, how would the military react. His answer was that only 20 to 25 percent would follow his orders. Most of the real military would not do it, possibly even put down those that want to follow Obama.
    I thought it interesting that they in the military have already discussed this between themselves.
    As far as the war vet that chased the bad guy from his home… I think it’s great… that’s how it works Feinstein… yes, that’s how it works.

    • CaptTurbo

      January 25, 2013 at 5:47 pm

      I hope that’s true however, O’brozo is in the midst of cleaning house in the military of officers who would not fire on American citizens.

      • 1776Patriot

        January 25, 2013 at 7:37 pm

        Im still in the military. The “Litmus test” your referring to is for as far as I know high ranking officers. Im an NCO. I will be the one telling the soldiers to stand down. The officer will not be the one they want going door to door. And yes, I will stand by my fellow American than do something unconstitutional.

        • medic2003

          January 25, 2013 at 8:30 pm

          I have a fairly high ranking commissioned officer in the family that says the same thing you are. He was working at the Pentagon at the time, and said they higher ups wouldnt do it either. That was prior to this litmus test stuff.

        • CaptTurbo

          January 25, 2013 at 8:30 pm

          Thanks Sheldon. for your attitude and your service.

    • SuperDuty Ford

      January 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm

      I have spoken with quite a few vets and military people in the past. They have said the same thing.

    • joanc

      January 26, 2013 at 11:19 am

      Fox News ran a news clip from the early 1990’s of Feinstein discussing owning a gun for her personal safety while she walked to a Hospital to visit her ill husband.. She stated, if anyone tried to assault her she wouldn’t hesitate to use shoot them. She still has her permit to carry, but wants to take ours, leaving us unprotected in a situation similar to the one clueless Babs described. The problem with the bureaucrats like her, is they think they are a special group with rights we peons don’t deserve. We need term limits to prevent the Politicians like Feinstein from becoming entrenched in the Senate or House until they are well past a reasonable age.

  6. foxxybey

    January 25, 2013 at 5:35 pm

    MSM wouldn’t tell this story, they are on the marxist payroll and just like Hitlers media.

    • Ray - God Bless Israel.

      January 25, 2013 at 8:21 pm

      Let’s take a closer look at Obama. Federal agents put a gun
      to a little girls head & Obama says that’s ok. Muslims are
      into these sort of things.

      • foxxybey

        January 25, 2013 at 8:51 pm

        Ray, obozo is a member of the muslim brotherhood and proves it daily. Semper Fi and God Bless Brother:

        • Ray - God Bless Israel.

          January 26, 2013 at 7:20 am

          The Shared Agendas of George Soros and Barack Obama

          While George Soros was busy bankrolling his battalion of established activist groups and launching a few new ones of his own, he quite naturally looked toward the upcoming presidential election of 2008 with great anticipation, eagerly awaiting the day when George W. Bush would finally leave office. The question was, who would replace him? In recent years, all indications had been that Soros favored Hillary Clinton above most, if not all, other potential Democratic candidates for President. But now there was a new face on the scene¯a young, charismatic U.S. senator from Illinois named Barack Obama¯who seemed not only to share virtually all of Soros’s values and agendas, but also appeared to be a highly skilled politician who stood a good chance of getting elected to the nation’s highest office.

          The Shared Agendas of George Soros and Barack Obama – Part 2 of 52

          In December of 2006, Soros, who had previously hosted a fundraiser for Obama during the latter’s 2004 Senate campaign, met with Obama in Soros’s New York office. Just a few weeks later¯on January 16, 2007¯Obama announced that he would form a presidential exploratory committee and was contemplating a run for the White House. Within hours, Soros sent the senator a contribution of $2,100, the maximum amount allowable under campaign-finance laws. Later that week, the New York Daily News reported that Soros would support Obama rather than Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, though Soros pledged to back the New York senator were she to emerge as the nominee.1 But it was clear that Soros considered Obama to be the more electable candidate of the two. Most importantly, Obama’s economic and political prescriptions for America were wholly accordant with those of Soros.

        • Ray - God Bless Israel.

          January 26, 2013 at 7:20 am

          The Shared Agendas of George Soros and Barack Obama – Part 3 of 52


          Obama’s anti-capitalist background and views are well documented: His father was a communist; his mother was a communist sympathizer;2 in his youth he was mentored by the communist Frank Marshall Davis; he sought out Marxist friends and professors at Occidental College; he attended Socialist Scholars Conferencesin New York; he was trained in the community-organizing methods of Saul Alinsky, a communist fellow traveler; he developed close ties to the pro-socialist community organization ACORN; he developed close personal and political ties to the infamous Marxists (and former domestic terrorists) Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn; he was hand-picked for his first political office by Alice Palmer, a pro-Soviet figure in Illinois; in the 1990s he became a member of the New Party, a socialist political coalition; he had close connections to theMidwest Academy, a radical training ground which author Stanley Kurtz has described as a “crypto-socialist organization”;3 and he spent twenty years attending the church of Rev. Jeremiah Wright, who preaches the Marxist doctrines of liberation theology. As President, Obama appointed Carol Browner, a former “commissioner” of the Socialist International as his “environment czar”;4 he employed a White House communications director (Anita Dunn) who cited Mao Zedong as one of her “favorite political philosophers”;5 he appointed a “science czar,” John Holdren, who views capitalism as a system that is inherently destructive of the environment;6 he appointed Van Jones, a longtime revolutionary communist, as his “green jobs czar”;7 and he strongly favors the redistribution of wealth, both within the U.S. and across international borders. The list, of course, could go on and on.

          The Shared Agendas of George Soros and Barack Obama – Part 4 of 52

          George Soros, too, harbors many negative views about capitalism and free markets. “The entire edifice of global financial markets has been erected on the false premise that markets can be left to their own devices,” says Soros. “We must find a new paradigm and rebuild from the ground up.”8 According to Soros, the capitalist “belief that everybody pursuing his self-interest will maximize the common interest … is a false idea.”9 Calling the global capitalist system “deeply flawed,” Soros maintains that “as long as capitalism remains triumphant, the pursuit of money overrides all other social considerations.”10 As Soros sees things, capitalism “is today a greater threat than any totalitarian ideology.”11 Lamenting that “the richest 1 percent of the world’s population receive as much as the poorest 57 percent,”12 Soros suggests that only by reining in “global capitalism” can that gap be narrowed. He further complains that global capitalism, by encouraging the free flow of money across international borders, reduces the vital “ability of the state to provide Social Security to its citizens.”13 “The globalization of financial markets has rendered the welfare state that came into existence after World War II obsolete,” Soros explains, “because the people who require a social safety net cannot leave the country, but the capital the welfare state used to tax can.”14

    • Ray - God Bless Israel.

      January 26, 2013 at 7:19 am

      The MSM is in bed with Obama.

  7. StarDust Dolittle

    January 25, 2013 at 5:47 pm

    Good for him!

  8. billof rights

    January 25, 2013 at 6:08 pm

    hope he doesn’t come back ?

  9. ves

    January 25, 2013 at 6:11 pm

    This creep broke in knowing there was a person in a wheelchair and thought he had easy pickings …. a true obama supporting pro-amnesty liberal!!
    I’m truly glad that this gentleman was armed and not afraid to use his weapon!
    So many of us have had to confront these monsters but the Government and Media don’t care that we saved our own lives!

    • Ray - God Bless Israel.

      January 25, 2013 at 8:21 pm

      Software programmer says US elections are rigged
      and that US Representatives tried to pay him to rig
      their election vote counts.

      • foxxybey

        January 25, 2013 at 8:49 pm

        That is how they vote the dead and illegals, no morals, sick and corrupt as satan himself. Semper Fi and God Bless Brother:

  10. polmutant

    January 25, 2013 at 6:12 pm

    God Bless this man. too bad he did not eliminate the obamaloid.

    • Ray - God Bless Israel.

      January 25, 2013 at 8:21 pm

      Does the muslim brotherhood control the Oval Office?
      The evidence clearly indicates they do………………

      • polmutant

        January 25, 2013 at 8:47 pm

        for decades the USA, UK,EU have GIVEN forgein aide to the allah lands to raise poverty level and increase quality of life. these money where taken and used GOVERNMENT bodies and invested. now with communist subversions/welfare etc. for the the gimme crowd. this is lent back. under sharia law/islam interest is forbidden. the interest is bow your knee to allah/islam. America fell under clinton administration, this was era of disemboweling the wealth of USA, money is not wealth it is by product of wealth. now with the technology in other countries, there really is no need for petrodollar/dollar peg. Bush’s excaberated this by continueing the policy. obama is put in place now to execute the final blow of American independance. not only does obama eat from this trough, you can add, senate, congress, scotus, jcos. America was sold, now is the time foe collection to the debtor. so in effect muslim brotherhood also dictates what USA? military can and cannot do.

        • tampapatriot

          January 25, 2013 at 10:03 pm

          We are sending billions $ $ $ while muzzie can’t find enough help for the people of
          the Sandy storm. Some still have no electricity or decent homes. How shameful is
          that? Course, they are white and expected to take care of themselves.

      • foxxybey

        January 25, 2013 at 8:48 pm

        Amen to that and Semper Fi and God Bless Brother:

      • tampapatriot

        January 25, 2013 at 10:01 pm

        AND his speeches of lies goes directly with the koran that says muzzies can lie
        for the betterment of their purposes. muzzie ears does nothing but lie! Get the
        connection? ? ? I refuse to use his name or allow him on my tv/radio/internet.
        I’m also one of the 60% that did not watch the farce last Monday. And yes, this
        75 yr. old Gran of a beautiful new recruit Seabee (beginning his 4th week) would
        and could shoot first, then ask questions! ! !
        Love your comments Raymond.

  11. polmutant

    January 25, 2013 at 6:14 pm

    God bless this man. too bad the obamaloid was not eliminated. now there is still high possiblity the perpetrator will victimize another.

  12. Niggishzidda

    January 25, 2013 at 6:54 pm

    Check your own states consitution. SC’ s and the 2nd amendment protects me. And here we have the castle law which includes your vehicle.

  13. jimmy john

    January 25, 2013 at 7:06 pm

    Feinstein is so stupid she just power hungry, now if someone broke in her house she would have them shot, so she has nothing to lose she has armed guards, the California democrats must really
    be stuipd

    • Ray - God Bless Israel.

      January 25, 2013 at 8:22 pm

      Few people talk about it but, redistributing the wealth comes straight from chapter two of the Communist Manifesto. Yet, in spite of the fact that Obama’s history is overloaded with Communist influence and he promotes the concept of redistributing the wealth, liberals get so upset when Americans refer to Obama as a Communist.
      Go figure.

      • foxxybey

        January 25, 2013 at 8:47 pm

        Semper Fi Friend, you hit the nail on the head, they hate it when they are outed for what they are, obozo has done everything Marx says and what Hitler did, they are either blind on purpose or the cool-aid taste so good they want to be slaves on the marxist plantation. God Bless Brother:

        • Ray - God Bless Israel.

          January 26, 2013 at 7:23 am

          Subject: quote of the lying obama

          The Quote of the Decade:

          “The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the US Government cannot pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies. Increasing America’s debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that, “the buck stops here.’ Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better.”

          ~ Senator Barack H. Obama, March 2006

          Pass it on and on and on

      • tampapatriot

        January 25, 2013 at 10:07 pm

        FOX recently did a man on the street interview asking people if they thought muzzie ears
        was disregarding the Constitution. People just looked blank and said “This is America,
        he can’t do that”! ! It’s really pathetic and they have no idea of the laws he has signed to able to arrest citizerns without cause.
        That’s who put him back in office – the low info voter along with the dead and near dead.

  14. Patriot-Research

    January 25, 2013 at 7:23 pm

    Think of all the crooks that would be out of work if everyone was Armed? That’s the real answer to crime, and the Data proves it…!!!!

    • Patriot-Research

      January 25, 2013 at 7:25 pm

      Feinstein and the rest of of the Communist/Muslim day is coming…and its close than they think…!!!

      • Lou

        January 25, 2013 at 9:15 pm

        Maybe they’ll start in California & New York. See what the big three do then.

  15. gutterfalcon

    January 25, 2013 at 7:27 pm

    Join the NRA, you get a magazine-every month there is “The Armed Citizen” examples of people stopping break ins , Rapes, Muggings etc….But None of these stories ever make the News.

  16. Bob Higginbotham

    January 25, 2013 at 7:36 pm

    It is just as well Mark didn’t have to shoot. The burglar would have been turned into the victim by Feinstein, Schumer, Durbin and the pretend prez.

  17. James Kroeger

    January 25, 2013 at 7:53 pm

    Thought a man in a wheel chair was easy meat…good job Mark Sikes!

  18. JB Andrews

    January 25, 2013 at 8:12 pm

    Remember it was Feinstein who tipped off “NightStalker” murderer Richard Ramierez about the police
    having his shoe print. Later Feinstein tipped off Osama Bin Laden that the CIA was tracking his satellite
    phone. Bin Laden stopped using that phone the very same day. It eight years before they were able to track him again. Fienstein is what is wrong with liberal democrats. And why they mess things up all
    the time !!

  19. pikemaster1

    January 25, 2013 at 8:25 pm

    If we save even ONE LIFE isn’t that the case they are promoting ????? O Well the gun owner just proved the point for the stupid anti-gun mob. The Gun saved one life . Enough said !! God Bless ! Molon Labe

  20. pysco

    January 25, 2013 at 8:49 pm

    Thanks for your service Mark, twice.

  21. DEANS

    January 25, 2013 at 10:24 pm

    GOOD FOR YOU FOR HAVING A HANDGUN NEAR. My congratulations and best wishes.

  22. Sarah Conner

    January 26, 2013 at 12:16 am

    liberals are what in the ’70’s we called meatheads…dead from the neck up…

  23. Chief47

    January 26, 2013 at 12:30 am

    It’s a crying shame that the burglar wasn’t Diane Feinstein! Then he could have legally helped us all out!

  24. DEfromDC

    January 26, 2013 at 6:36 am

    The problem here is there are lots of people who don’t understand the significance of what happened here. If he didn’t have the gun he would be dead. If it had been a gang or group he might have needed an AR-15 type weapon.

  25. Stealth

    January 26, 2013 at 11:02 am

    But ALL of you USURPERS in GOVERNMENT would RATHER this poor, BRAVE veteran be beaten, maimed, or MURDERED as your FREAKING AGENDA to disarm WOULD do??!! I’d like to say…F.U. to you FUNDAMENTALLY UNDERDEVELOPED morons!!!

  26. $12994363

    January 26, 2013 at 1:05 pm

    Perhaps we should give the burglar Feinstein’s address? And while we’re at it, Biden’s, Pelosi’s, Obama’s (Chicago- so they can clean out the place while he’s away.), Schumer’s, and DEFINITELY NYC’s Mayor Bloomberg- that billionaire a…hole.
    Would serve them ALL right to be burglarized. Hopefully the one(s) who break in are armed and take out the inhabitants… THEN maybe these idiots would understand that guns are our ONLY protection from all the bad guys. Including those that live in Washington.

  27. Daniel Gray

    January 26, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    Here in Ohio, we would have just shot the scroat, and then calmly called the police and told them to bring the meat wagon as they had a pick-up. The best thing is that the police could not do anything about it nor could his friends nor could his family. Its called Castle Doctrine. Bet it wouldnt surprise you that home invasions or threats against people or attempted car jackings have dropped by well over 50%, especially after a scroat was shot in Columbus and the family tried to sue and found they couldnt. And the family was told that if ANYTHING happened to the person or the property of said person, the family would be arrested and charged. Needless to say the family does see this person every day as he works for the city, but there is nothing they can do about it. Our 6th US District Court (one step below the US Supreme Court) has already ruled this law constitutional and the Supreme Court has refused to hear it thus making it law in Ohio and unable to be challenged.

    I like this law….lol.

  28. lionel

    January 26, 2013 at 7:05 pm

    Being a Vet myself, (63 – 66) I would have done (and will do), the same thing, Drawer?? Next to the remote!!

  29. Harry D. McLemore

    January 26, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    Feinstein, by her own TV admission admitted to having a Concealed Carry permit, and does carry a pistol in her purse. She also said on the same show, if a mugger ever came up to her, she’d take him out with her. She’s a two-faced Democrat that says, it’s all about me, and you don’t get anything. As long as I carry a gun, you don’t have to. Also she doesn’t have a hint of what an Assault Weapon is. She places it with the Tommy-Gun that was outlawed in the mid-late 30’s. One pull of the trigger and it empties all 100+ rounds. By her standards, if she’s carrying a semi-automatic hand gun, she’s then carrying an Assault weapon and doesn’t know it.. A gun and a car are similiar killing machines. Both need a driver to operate. Yet, I’ve never heard of anyone trying to Ban a particular type of Car due to vehicular homicide. Maybe they should Ban all cars over 180cc. “Too much power and too fast”. Maybe instead of 4 wheels, they should be limited to only 2 so it won’t go so fast. The stupid “Anti’s” will probably look into this now. Maybe instead of 14 gallons of gas, limit them to 3. Makes as much as the “Anti Gun or Assault Rifles”
    Feinstein should get a job….she’s got too much free time on her hands. Course, her home state, as well as Harry Reids home state put them back in office. Ted Kennedy once said we have control on term limits…it’s called the Ballot Box. He of course being a Democrat didn’t know that 49 other states had no say to his reelection either. NO.. Obama there is is not 57 States in the United States…only in the Musilum world.

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