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U.N. Agreement Should Have All Gun Owners Up In Arms
Forbes.com ^ | Jun. 7 2011 - 2:04 pm | Larry Bell

Posted on 06/08/2011 5:52:01 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama

It may not come as surprising news to many of you that the United Nations doesn’t approve of our Second Amendment. Not one bit. And they very much hope to do something about it with help from some powerful American friends. Under the guise of a proposed global “Small Arms Treaty” premised to fight “terrorism”, “insurgency” and “international crime syndicates” you can be quite certain that an even more insidious threat is being targeted – our Constitutional right for law-abiding citizens to own and bear arms.

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Yes, this is old news to some. However, this is a discussion that needs to stay alive, especially since none of the announced presidential candidates are talking about this.
1 posted on 06/08/2011 5:52:06 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama
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To: Absolutely Nobama
It may not come as surprising news to many of you that the United Nations doesn’t approve of our Second Amendment.

Blue helmets are easy to spot and they make for great target practice.

2 posted on 06/08/2011 5:57:22 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
United Nations doesn’t approve of our Second Amendment.

Gun owners to the UN: "The feeling's mutual."

3 posted on 06/08/2011 5:57:31 AM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Absolutely Nobama

The second Amendment is the only thing keeping one world gov’t away. Guns are the freemans only tool in the end.


4 posted on 06/08/2011 5:58:52 AM PDT by DCmarcher-976453 (SARAH PALIN 2012)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

“However, this is a discussion that needs to stay alive, especially since none of the announced presidential candidates are talking about this.”

There is one unannounced candidate who would unambiguously tell the UN to go pound sand on this issue.

Palin ‘12!!!


5 posted on 06/08/2011 6:01:54 AM PDT by PreciousLiberty
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To: Absolutely Nobama
The way for our progressives to circumvent the 2nd amendment or anything else that they don't like about our Constitution, is through a treaty.
6 posted on 06/08/2011 6:03:30 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: unixfox

Indeed they are.


7 posted on 06/08/2011 6:03:30 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: PapaNew

My trusty old bolt action Marcano may not be much, but it’s mine.

“From these cold, dead, hands.....”


8 posted on 06/08/2011 6:05:26 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: DCmarcher-976453

Roger that!


9 posted on 06/08/2011 6:06:22 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: unixfox
Blue helmets are easy to spot and they make for great target practice.

Except it won't be the blue helmets who come to take your firearms. It will be primarily your local police abetted by various federal alphabet soup agencies

10 posted on 06/08/2011 6:08:17 AM PDT by from occupied ga
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To: PreciousLiberty

“Palin ‘12!!!”

YES, SHE CAN!

You’re 1000% correct.


11 posted on 06/08/2011 6:08:51 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: from occupied ga

Another reason to make sure the good guys (or gals, in the case of Palin and Bachmann) win in ‘12.


12 posted on 06/08/2011 6:11:10 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: fella

My version of the American Dream:

A million progressiveviks swimming back to North Korea with a bureaucrat under each arm.


13 posted on 06/08/2011 6:13:50 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
Bring it. I am so tired of living with these threats. Let's have it out and done with once and for all...


14 posted on 06/08/2011 6:15:05 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (explosive bolts, ten thousand volts at a million miles an hour)
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To: Absolutely Nobama; Envisioning; waterhill

When I was younger, I supported the concept of the United Nations; thought it was a good idea, if flawed in its execution. But the more I think about it, the whole concept is flawed. Can there ever be a truly unbiased international organization? Probably not. Should we even try to have one? Unsure. I know one thing. I am ready for the United Nations to find a new home. As far away as possible. (Don’t want us to leave the U.N., we need to keep an eye on it, but we can cut back our funding.)

Just one surly curmudgeon’s rant.


15 posted on 06/08/2011 6:19:01 AM PDT by ixtl (You live and learn. Or you don't live long.)
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To: Dead Corpse

OOOOOOORAH!


16 posted on 06/08/2011 6:20:24 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: ixtl

If the answer to any given problem boils down to “more government” as the answer... The cure will be worse than the original disease.


17 posted on 06/08/2011 6:20:31 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (explosive bolts, ten thousand volts at a million miles an hour)
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To: ixtl

“Should we even try to have one?”

Nope. The UN is evil personified.


18 posted on 06/08/2011 6:23:02 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: Dead Corpse

Here Here!!!


19 posted on 06/08/2011 6:38:18 AM PDT by Syntyr (Happiness is two at low eight!)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

20 posted on 06/08/2011 6:53:59 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36

At the risk of sounding like a rube, I must ask:

Is that real ? I haven’t been to New York in years.


21 posted on 06/08/2011 7:00:02 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: philman_36

One day, I fully intend on acquiring that abomination and melting it down to build some nice rifles.


22 posted on 06/08/2011 7:10:22 AM PDT by BCR #226 (02/07 SOT www.extremefirepower.com...The BS stops when the hammer drops.)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Do you mean Carcano? Never heard of a Marcano. I like the Carcano it is what Lee Harvey used, I have one from my grandfather, sweet.


23 posted on 06/08/2011 7:29:54 AM PDT by Ratman83
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To: Ratman83

I type, therefore I misspell. Yep. Old school bolt action, Italian fascisti made Carcano.

It’s a family heirloom. I’ve shot it a few times and shot a tight group with it.


24 posted on 06/08/2011 7:40:45 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Yeah I figured on the misspelling, but did not want to miss out on possible additional gun info.


25 posted on 06/08/2011 7:45:28 AM PDT by Ratman83
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Illinois Legislature Leaves Good Citizens Defenseless Against Brutal “Flash Mobs”
Mon Jun 6, 7:45 pm ET

CHICAGO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA):

For the second weekend in a row, visitors to Chicago’s posh Gold Coast were terrorized by so-called “flash mobs.” For the uninitiated, a “flash mob” is a violent group of dozens of young people who are directed to specific locations by smart phones or social media sites for the purpose of robbing and beating unsuspecting citizens.

On Memorial Day, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel ordered the very popular North Avenue Beach closed. Although the official position of the city was that it was “too hot” for people to be on the beach, indications are that the beach was closed because a flash mob was roaming the lakefront attacking unwary beachgoers.

http://www.wlsam.com/Article.asp?id=2207379&spid=


26 posted on 06/08/2011 8:06:34 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: philman_36

What a coincidence it is a classic style American revolver!

If they were interested in stopping war or terrorism that would be an AK47.


27 posted on 06/08/2011 8:06:44 AM PDT by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: philman_36

What a coincidence it is a classic style American revolver!

If they were interested in stopping war or terrorism that would be an AK47.


28 posted on 06/08/2011 8:07:14 AM PDT by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: PreciousLiberty
There is one unannounced candidate who would unambiguously tell the UN to go pound sand on this issue.

While I would certainly hope she would... how do you KNOW that she would? I have yet to see a US politician actually take an anti-UN stand in my lifetime.

29 posted on 06/08/2011 8:20:40 AM PDT by TheBattman (They exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature...)
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To: philman_36

Did you ever think that if you unraveled that barrel it would be absurdly long? It’s made to look like a Colt Python, notice the adjustable sight, the ribbing, and the full barrel underlug. Pistols have been made with barrels that long, but not with the full underlug, it would just be too heavy.


30 posted on 06/08/2011 8:47:46 AM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Yep. It’s a real statue commissioned by real Communists in the UN.


31 posted on 06/08/2011 9:00:37 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (explosive bolts, ten thousand volts at a million miles an hour)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
Is that real ? I haven’t been to New York in years.
All too real. Google it.
So is this one...

It's called "Gun Sculpture"
.
I call it "Resistance is Futile" for obvious and not so obvious reasons.
Hot linked.
32 posted on 06/08/2011 9:25:04 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: antiRepublicrat
Did you ever think that if you unraveled that barrel it would be absurdly long?

When has the UN ever been concerned with being accurate? /rhetorical

33 posted on 06/08/2011 9:27:40 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: BCR #226
One day, I fully intend on acquiring that abomination and melting it down to build some nice rifles.

It's bronze. You might plate them...

Twisted Gun
United Nations Sculpture Garden, most notable for the "twisted gun" sculpture, one of the most photographed spots at the UN. This sculpture was a gift from the Government of Luxembourg presented to the United Nations in 1988. It consists of a large replica in bronze of a 45-calibre revolver, the barrel of which is tied into a knot. It was created in 1980 as a peace symbol by artist Karl Fredrik Reutersward, and is located in the Visitor's Plaza, facing First Avenue at 45th Street.

34 posted on 06/08/2011 9:35:33 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36

Works for me. I’ll do it up in bronze plating. hehehe.


35 posted on 06/08/2011 9:44:38 AM PDT by BCR #226 (02/07 SOT www.extremefirepower.com...The BS stops when the hammer drops.)
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To: When do we get liberated?
What a coincidence it is a classic style American revolver!
It's no coincidence at all. It's design was fully intentional.

"Non-Violence" (a.k.a. "The Knotted Gun")
When the artist learned that his friend, John Lennon, had been murdered, he became so upset and angry over this senseless death and the many other outbursts of unnecessary violence that he went to his studio and started working on the “non-violence” project.

Lennon, however, was shot with a

.38-caliber pistol
.
You can't "knot" a snub nose.

36 posted on 06/08/2011 9:44:48 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
At the risk of sounding like a know-it-all, I must ask:
Do you know about the "ark"?
Ark of Hope



The Ark of Hope

The Ark of Hope, a 49"(124.5cm) x 32" (81.3cm) x 32" (81.3cm) wooden chest was created as a place of refuge for the Earth Charter document, an international peoples treaty (UN Documents - Earth Charter) for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society in the 21st century. Visit - www.earthcharter.org - for complete information on the Earth Charter. The Ark of Hope also provides refuge for the Temenos Books, Images and Words for Global Healing, Peace, and Gratitude.
37 posted on 06/08/2011 11:56:37 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
The 96" carrying poles are unicorn horns which render evil ineffective.

I kid you not!

38 posted on 06/08/2011 11:59:25 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: KeyLargo

Yeah, that’s the answer, let the little punks win.

It’s disgraceful when government feels this need to punish everyone for the actions of a few.


39 posted on 06/08/2011 12:04:15 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: BCR #226

My vote goes for some Carcanos.


40 posted on 06/08/2011 12:05:37 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: Dead Corpse

Grrrrr.....


41 posted on 06/08/2011 12:08:55 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: philman_36

I hate UN more and more by the second. This is adding to it.


42 posted on 06/08/2011 12:11:28 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: philman_36

Imagine if those weapons were in the hands of the people of the Ivory Coast or Rwanda so they can defend themselves. Instead, they’re being wasted so some libs can feel good about themselves.


43 posted on 06/08/2011 12:22:43 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: philman_36

Further proof that libs are dumbest animals on the planet.


44 posted on 06/08/2011 12:25:27 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
Imagine if those weapons were in the hands of the people of the Ivory Coast or Rwanda so they can defend themselves.
I can't. It's against the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Article 29.
(3) These rights and freedoms may in no case be exercised contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations.

/sarcasm

45 posted on 06/08/2011 12:42:57 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
I can just imagine what you're thinking of me now in light of our past conversations.
46 posted on 06/08/2011 12:50:56 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: unixfox
Blue helmets are easy to spot and they make for great target practice.

They leak real bad, though.


47 posted on 06/08/2011 4:17:45 PM PDT by archy (I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous!)
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To: philman_36
You can't "knot" a snub nose.

You could however repair the knotted barrel of that statuary sixgun by shortening it, effectively making it into a snubby. It'd make a good reminder to nooyawkers to be armed as they conduct their daily business.

48 posted on 06/08/2011 4:22:15 PM PDT by archy (I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous!)
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To: archy

I like the melt it down concept expressed earlier myself.


49 posted on 06/08/2011 5:28:52 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: TheBattman

“While I would certainly hope she would... how do you KNOW that she would? I have yet to see a US politician actually take an anti-UN stand in my lifetime.”

You’re right in the sense that I’ve not heard Sarah actually say she’d fight this. However, based on what she has said about the UN, the 2nd Amendment, and her other beliefs I would be shocked to the core if that were not the case.

With other politicians it would be different, but with Sarah I sense a purity of ideals, and soul that is truly remarkable.


50 posted on 06/08/2011 5:51:48 PM PDT by PreciousLiberty
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