Skip to comments.2013: Resist or Disarm. Start deciding now what form your resistance will take.
Posted on 01/04/2013 3:04:40 PM PST by Nachum
"The meek, he had been told, would inherit the earth, but only when the last soldier left it to them in his will." -- Captain Richard Sharpe, in Sharpe's Company by Bernard Cornwell, Chapter 10.
Sebastian, the ultimate pragmatist, has presented his read on the bills now entered, or about to be entered, into Congress: "We have a lot of work to do on the magazine issue. Most people, at this point, even pundits and elites, know the assault weapons issue is a crock of shit. The magazine issue is a different story." I left this comment on his blog which was not approved:
It doesn't matter what they pass, enough of us will defy it to make the choice mandatory for the rest of you. Fight or disarm.
Sebastian and other Fudd "pragmatists" may continue to hide from this reality if they choose, but J.D. Longstreet understands this in his piece The Next American Civil War:
At first glance it appears to be lunacy of the highest orderand yethere we are on the cusp of violence to defend something the political left, an authoritarian cabal itself, cannot abide, AT ALL: personal freedom, individual freedom. . .
And now they intend to disarm us.
Look. There is so much pent-up anger in America today that if this argument over gun control ever gets beyond the talking stage it is reasonable to believe there will be violence on a scale not seen since the 1860s in this country.
These fears are reinforced by the promises of the antis to 'pry guns from cold, dead fingers'.
But the time has not come to begin shooting -- yet. Feinstein's Intolerable Act has not yet passed, let alone begun to be enforced. The raid parties are
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I’m not going to resist anything. I’d gladly turn them in if I hadn’t lost them in that da*n boating accident.
Americans have had it with the commie kids in the District of Corruption. I can see this getting very ugly.
My dog ate mine.
Let’s add another option. Infiltrate.
Strange but the same thing happened to me! My buddy who was with me at the time promised to mail the report to the police. Hope it gets there before they show up.
I’m getting older too. May have just laid them down somewhere or put them somewhere I’d remember but don’t. Like a hammer or something.
Pretty sure I had a gun or two but I have NO idea where they might be at this point in time.
What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
Choose this day whom you would serve.
Resist? I gave all my guns to my brother in law in PA!
Mine have been turned into an art project illustrating the historical nature of manufacturing around the world. Any attempt to confiscate is going against free speech and freedom of expression. Will they really start seizing artist’s works?
Sorry to hear about that boating accident. I had to sell mine to pay my taxes......they might check with the local gangs to see who has them now.
The corrupt ruling elitist can go look for them.
As I have been saying for a long period of time, even to predict we are closer now to a second American civil war. The seeds have been planted.
Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. Romans 13:1
And, I never even had any of those disgusting things.
Read it, learn it, prepare to live it.
Might want to refine the tactics a bit, but I like the strategy.
I haven’t lost a damned thing. I may lose my weapons, but that will be because I am dead and for no other reason.
I agree. However, we also have a body of laws that are self evident. So far this govt and others had decided those very laws don’t apply to them. That is, they are a law unto themselves. They’ve broken the contract we have with them. Those laws clearly define what authority the govt has and hasn’t. For some long time they’ve assumed powers and authority not theirs. So, it’s not as simplistic as your post might imply.
Why not quote the verse in context, so as to reveal the full meaning?
“1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
2 Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.
3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same:
4 For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.”
The rulers that we are told to obey are those which “are not a terror to good works, but to the evil”. If our government becomes a terror to good works, such as defending yourself, your family, and your neighbors, then its power is not ordained by God, and need not be obeyed.
I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death.
- Patrick Henry
I’ll take liberty, if I’m given a choice, but those are the only two acceptable options. I will not bow down to evil.
Furious at the December 1773 Boston Tea Party, Parliament in 1774 passed the Coercive Acts. The particular provisions of the Coercive Acts were offensive to Americans, but it was the possibility that the British might deploy the army to enforce them that primed many colonists for armed resistance. The Patriots of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, resolved: That in the event of Great Britain attempting to force unjust laws upon us by the strength of arms, our cause we leave to heaven and our rifles. This British gun control program precipitated the First American Revolution. Laws that aim to disarm American Citizens at large will turn a political argument into The Second American Revolution! Not a second American Civil War.
Agreed. What is the point in hiding your weapons? When will you ever retrieve them? In my opinion, you either use ‘em or lose ‘em, right off the bat.
After God, and the Bible you referenced, an American's governing authority is the U.S. Constitution. What will you do when an alien force tells you to violate the U.S. Constitution?
I’ve been planning for this, for the past 6-7 weeks. Plans are well-underway.
If I owned any high capacity magazines, I would store them at David Gregory’s house, since I know they’d be safe from the government there.
I’m 63 with one bad knee. I’ve fathered three children and I’ve seen Paris. I have to die someday, it might as well be defending the Constitution. I believe the expression is molon labe
Had the colonists abided by your rendition of scripture we would not have the United States of America.
Oh yeah, I will not comply and I’ll resist.
My mags are loaded, bags packed. I can be out the door in about ten minutes.
They start the music, i’ll pay the Piper.
FMCDH? They’ll need to dig me out from under a pile of spent brass first.
I’m 43 and in my prime. I bench close to 400 and do walks in the snow with a full pack.
I am not alone...
God didn’t establish this government.
And if He did...
You’ve chosen a pretty piss poor Deity to follow.
Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man."
--Cesare Beccaria, On Crimes and Punishment, quoted by Thomas Jefferson in Commonplace Book
Did I mention my 3rd degree black belt and my fifteen years experience as a martial arts instructor?
No, but always keep an Ace in the hole.
If it comes down to hand-to-hand.... You go first.
I’d rather find a keyhole from 1200 out and send them hate mail at 3400 fps...
I’m pretty good at that range but ultimately, martial arts is about the mindset of a fighter. I’d rather shoot than grapple or punch but I’m not afraid to do either. I’m also very happy being peaceful. The choice is their’s
Our Republic was established as a citizen gov't.
Not to be 'governed', not 'ruled' by governing authorities - but to have our business carried out by our REPRESENTATIVES. WAshington is not ancient Rome. How much blood has been shed to insure that over the past 2,000 years?
You can ride on the cattle car, if you like, but don't wait for us to take a seat beside you - besides, there ARE no seats in the cattle cars. Just human cattle crammed in like sardines.
*** “We have a lot of work to do on the magazine issue.***
If a Viet Cong Blacksmith in a backwater jungle camp can turn out usable 30 round magazines for captured M-16 rifles, I don’t think a ban will do much good. Some sheet metal and tin snips, follower, spring and floorplate....
Why wait for them to come to you? Why not a million-(armed) man-march on the mall in DC? It's almost time.
“The Mind is the weapon, everything else is just accessories.”
God gave man free will. I'm pretty certain our Lord did not sanction the Third Reich.
I'm pretty ded-gum certain it was our Lord who assembled the largest army the world has ever seen to go against Hitler.
Besides, read our founding father's writings during the time this country was being formed. It is quite evident they were divinely inspired. They came against the most powerful government on the planet at that time...England.
We, are now free because of the actions of a few God fearing men.
America is still the world's most advanced and innovative manufacturing. I for one spent the day in front of a CNC machining center making similar fun stuff.
I think the reelection of an incompetent POTUS of their party has emboldened the Democrats and given them the idea that they can force their view of the Second Amendment on the rest of the country. I think their pursuit of gun control is a BIG mistake and will backfire on them. Americans are not going to tolerate a government who tries to take their guns from them! I just wish the Republicans would articulate their position more clearly. It's not that we want to return to the days of the Old West when gun fights took place in the middle of town, but we need to point out that it is gun free zones that these cowardly shooters are most likely to target and that many lives could be saved if someone present at these shootings were armed and could "take out" the shooter. I know the point that the NRA was trying to make, but I believe that employees or volunteers who were carrying a concealed weapon would be much more effective in preventing these tragedies than using law enforcement officers or armed guards who would be obvious targets.
Thank you - it irks me to no end at how many folks misquote or cherry-pick the Bible to make a point 9and always make the wrong point). These same folks will complain bitterly if one misquotes or takes out of context, anything in the Constitution, yet the Bible is fair game.
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