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Dear Mr. Security Agent: A letter to law enforcement
Western Rifle Shooters Association ^ | January 7, 2013 | Matt Bracken

Posted on 01/07/2013 6:54:35 AM PST by Travis McGee

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To: Katechon

Not Arwen, Lady Eowyn. It’s tough getting old.


101 posted on 01/07/2013 3:58:02 PM PST by Cap'n Crunch (Rush Limbaugh, the Winston Churchill of our time)
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To: Lurker

Accountability and, yes - retribution.


102 posted on 01/07/2013 4:26:00 PM PST by Noumenon (One individual with courage, determination and a rifle can change the course of history.)
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To: Cap'n Crunch
Gotcha, sir.

Here she is, fighting a muslim caliph:

Eowyn

103 posted on 01/07/2013 4:38:00 PM PST by Katechon
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To: Travis McGee
Turning tens of millions of hitherto law abiding citizens and patriots into instant criminals and grist for the courts and jails - especially when it is directly contrary to the clear words and meaning of our Consitution - is supreme folly and a recipe for national disaster.

Consquently, the Liberals and tyrants (but, I repeat myself) are hysterically pursuing it. They are more afraid of honest, law abiding citizens than they are afraid of genuine criminals or even Muslim terrorists. That alone tells you all you need to know about whose side they are on.

If these fascists have any sense (most don't) they need to examine the recent bloody and sad history of Bosnia and Kosovo and see how ugly it can get when this sort of sh!t storm is unleashed. The problem is, they doubt they will be affected by their own policies. They think the stupid Bible toting rubes out in flyover country are a bunch of John Boehner/Mitch McConnell wannabees, just waiting to cave again on all fronts to their intimidation and "legal" force. Their hubris and contempt of our God given rights and freedoms is astonishing. But there it is.

A sword can cut two ways. In their lust for power and control over their fellow citizens they imagine they are now almost totally in control and soon they will "close" the deal and the sword they wield and plan to use against currently peaceful and law abiding American citizens by destroying their clear Constitutional rights can only cut one way - their way.

Why wouldn't they think that? After all, they "won" the last election even though their corruption, fraud and ongoing intimidation and disregard for the rule of law was well known and out in the open for all to see. Maybe that's why they won... they fancy themselves too clever and ruthless to be stopped! Besides, their compliant propaganda organs - their mainstream media enablers - are spurring them on to even greater excesses. Who could lose with such a strong wind at their back against such a scattered and impotent opposition?

Fools and criminals, the lot of them. Yet, we have been fools as well for letting these cleverly deceptive tyrants anywhere near the seats of power. But now they practically own them so now the butcher's bill is about to be presented.

It is possible this will end well. Or it may end catastrophically, as such things have so often ended in past centuries (as you have so ably illustrated). But in the interim, it is not likely to go well. Not well at all.

104 posted on 01/07/2013 4:43:56 PM PST by Gritty (Local Russians shouldn't compare our Democrat Party with communism.ItÂ’s absurd.-D Savino (D-NYSenat)
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To: NurdlyPeon
God, I love that woman.

Ann has given Matt's most excellent essay even more exposure by posting a link at her website...

105 posted on 01/07/2013 4:54:42 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: EdReform

Nah, I’d get arrested.


106 posted on 01/07/2013 5:05:51 PM PST by wastedyears (My life mostly completely turned around in a few weeks. Now to leave NY...)
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To: melancholy

Communist countries were filled with populations afraid of each other - snitches, turn coats, informers and so on.

Can’t be any other way, as communism requires complete surrender, and many don’t want to, and there aren’t enough “regular” military or law enforcement to do the job of repression. So rewards and punishments among the citizenry and a network of informers is absolutely necessary.

Hub knows this first hand, and my parents who visited eastern Europe a fair amount and had friends there, also experienced it.


107 posted on 01/07/2013 5:27:14 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Travis McGee

Mark.


108 posted on 01/07/2013 5:30:32 PM PST by wolf24
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To: Cap'n Crunch
Everything you said was informative and excellent. I so much agree with the below. Absolutely essential.

Here is what I think. The left is in power. They are organized. We are not. We need leaders. We need someone, a former General, or Generals, military people, that we can unite and organize behind.

We need Aragorn. We need Gandalf. We need a Leader to stop the fears of the common man. We need to organize NOW.

What is the saying, We must all hang together or we shall surely all hang separately.

109 posted on 01/07/2013 5:48:53 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Travis McGee

Thanks for posting this Matt-Great read!


110 posted on 01/07/2013 5:57:54 PM PST by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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To: onyx
What an AWESOME picture Onyx!

That is going on my Homepage.

111 posted on 01/07/2013 6:02:04 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: KC_Lion

Great! It’s from “Sarah Palin’s Alaska”!


112 posted on 01/07/2013 6:05:30 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Katechon; Cap'n Crunch

I can definitely see Ann Barnhardt in the role of Galadriel, Arwen or Joan of Arc - inspiring all of us to have courage. I agree that we will need a leader if this all comes to pass. I pray that it doesn’t. Someone on FR chastised me when I said that once (that we will need a leader, or leaders), but while each of us can and should individually do what we are tasked with, to fight this organized evil at the level they are prepared to take it to, will require leadership, organization, courage and great character. (This probably could and should be at the local and state level first). I pray that the time doesn’t come when we get to a “hot war” as Ann Barnhardt calls it, but if it does, I pray that a godly, faithful man of God, who serves and obeys Christ alone and cares nothing for his own glory, will be willing to take the responsibility. Because he wants to defend the right, the goodness of Christian America and Western Civilization. We will know he’s the right one because although he will have the right leadership qualification, he won’t be seeking the responsibility, he won’t see himself as the one to put in that position, but those around him will know his quiet, steady, perservering character and will pray that he will be willing to do the job, as difficult, nearly impossible as it will seem.


“I wish the Ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened!” (Frodo)
“So do all who live to see such times but that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. (Gandalf)

Joshua 1: 5-9 KJV
5 There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.

6 Be strong and of a good courage: for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give them.

7 Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper withersoever thou goest.

8 This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

9 Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.


113 posted on 01/07/2013 6:07:47 PM PST by boxlunch
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To: Travis McGee

bmflr

Will be sending you a private response.

Thx


114 posted on 01/07/2013 6:20:22 PM PST by joesjane ((The strength of the pack is the wolf - Rudyard Kipling))
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To: Katechon; EdReform; onyx; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ...

Thanks for the pings Katechon, EdReform, and onyx.


115 posted on 01/07/2013 7:13:02 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Katechon; boxlunch

She is certainly a lady who could inspire an army.

Katechon, that artwork is fantastic, where is it from?

Boxlunch, Thank you for the uplifting words, Scripture and the Lord of the Rings, it doesn’t get much better.


116 posted on 01/07/2013 7:31:34 PM PST by Cap'n Crunch (Rush Limbaugh, the Winston Churchill of our time)
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To: little jeremiah

Thank you.


117 posted on 01/07/2013 7:33:35 PM PST by Cap'n Crunch (Rush Limbaugh, the Winston Churchill of our time)
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To: Gritty

I can see a long period of Rwanda X Bosnia in our future. Folks have no idea. In that environment, folks throwing matches are histories worst scoundrels. The utopians need to understand they are being played the fools by their evil manipulators, but they won’t in time.


118 posted on 01/07/2013 7:41:01 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: KC_Lion; onyx
I do not do social BS network crap, but my wife does. I am trying to get her to put pic that on her Facefarque page.

She does not like rocking boats, but I am working on her.

119 posted on 01/07/2013 7:42:03 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: Travis McGee

Bravo! Thank you, Matt.


120 posted on 01/07/2013 7:42:03 PM PST by FlyingEagle
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To: ctdonath2

Yeah, any clip is good, like the front-back paragraphs excerpted on Market Ticker for the link. Just pick any paragraphs or blocks that suit, and go with them. But really, I think words don’t reach many today. Needs to be images at least. It’s hard to compete with pervasive electronic eye candy on digital devices. If we can only win over the readers, we’re in big, big trouble. Readers are a dying breed.


121 posted on 01/07/2013 7:47:54 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: boxlunch

And the Joan of Arc letter she posted today was awesome. I started doing some research on St. Joan of Arc and her sword. Some say the sword may have once belonged to Charles Martel.

“Beren now, he never thought he was going to get that Silmaril from the Iron Crown in Thangorodrim, and yet he did, and that was a worse place and a blacker danger than ours. But that’s a long tale, of course, and goes on past the happiness and into grief and beyond it – and the Silmaril went on and came to Earendil.

And why, sir, I never thought of that before! We’ve got – you’ve got some of the light of it in that star-glass that the Lady gave you! Why, to think of it, we’re in the same tale still! It’s going on. Don’t the great tales ever end?”~Sam Gamgee

Sorry, couldn’t resist.


122 posted on 01/07/2013 8:03:47 PM PST by Cap'n Crunch (Rush Limbaugh, the Winston Churchill of our time)
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To: Travis McGee

Thank you Matt, you are supported by a HUGE fanbase, and we all agree with you.

Matter of fact I may be considering a purchase of a certain boat myself soon.


123 posted on 01/07/2013 8:25:29 PM PST by Eye of Unk (A Civil Cold War in America is here, its already been declared.)
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To: butterdezillion
My son found a site which is (I think) called justthefacts.

Probably http://gunfacts.info/ . If not, this is an excellent resource to bookmark.

124 posted on 01/07/2013 8:43:22 PM PST by Stegall Tx (Living off your tax dollars can be kinda fun, but not terribly profitable.)
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To: Travis McGee
Outstanding article, Matt!

I have been trying to articulate similar thoughts in a letter to my Congresscritters, but it keeps coming off like something the DHS could use for a poster child. I don't think they are paying attention, or they think we're like the urbane metrosexuals they see in the halls of government, and that misjudgement will lead to bloodshed if they cannot be swayed.

125 posted on 01/07/2013 9:13:07 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: doorgunner69

LOL @ Facefarque


126 posted on 01/07/2013 9:26:19 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Smokin' Joe

Try this: Cut and paste any excerpts of the essay and send them as letters or post them anywhere. In the google era, it all knits together in cyberspace. Pick a section, or clip parts you like. Whatever works.


127 posted on 01/07/2013 9:28:38 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

I knew I had a treasure with that signed “Enemies Foreign and Domestic.” Rather amazing and eerie (to me) how so much has come to pass in the short ten years, with even more treachery in store.

This writing is intense and perfect, IMHO. This oparticular Monday has been very slow here. Let’s keep this BTTT until everyone pinged has had a chance to read and reply.

Thanks very much for your work. It’s truly valued.


128 posted on 01/07/2013 9:41:15 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx

Trying to be polite for those not raised in their late teens by Marine DIs. My vocabulary is permanently corrupted, as my wife will attest to.


129 posted on 01/07/2013 9:41:32 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: Travis McGee
You, sir, have struck the nail directly on the head.

Law enforcement, whether city, county, state, or federal, will be the pointy end of the spear required for gun confiscation. They need to understand that we are counting on them to do the right thing.

I would even emphasize that law enforcement should be taking steps NOW to prevent the worst case scenarios from playing out.

Unfortunately, these same law enforcement officers here in Kalifornia are failing us. The Heller and McDonald decisions need to be incorporated into law-enforcement training.

The right to keep and bear arms is an individual right. It is not to be infringed by any government, whether federal, state, or local.

We have about 68 pages of gun laws here in Kalifornia. I doubt that even one page worth of those laws is Constitutional. One case which has been awaiting its day in court involves a man who has been arrested TWICE, in two different jurisdictions, for violating the unConstitutional Kalifornia "assault weapons" laws. What is especially telling is that both jurisdictions now agree that the man, in fact, DIDN'T violate these infringing laws.

But where is the outcry from the policeman on the street that he should be relieved of any obligation to enforce these laws? There is none.

Where is the outrage from the Chief Law Enforcement Officers of the various jurisdictions in Kalifornia that their officers are being put in jeopardy by the malingering courts who have permitted this tyranny? There is none.

It does not bode well for the future.

130 posted on 01/07/2013 9:50:07 PM PST by William Tell
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To: Travis McGee
You're prettier than me....



Taken on the 3rd afternoon of a very bad boat ride.
131 posted on 01/07/2013 9:51:01 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: onyx

We gotta do what we can to avert an accidental catastrophe.

(Accidental to the utopian bliss ninnies, not the evil actors manipulating them, the same crew that conceived and executed the mass-murderous Operation Fast and Furious.)


132 posted on 01/07/2013 10:00:58 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: William Tell
Rwanda X Bosnia could be our not-distant future. All of my essays are warnings to all sides to heed the danger signs and prepare.
133 posted on 01/07/2013 10:03:03 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

You’re a one man power house. You belong on news talk shows, and I predict they will soon be some of your forums.


134 posted on 01/07/2013 10:03:45 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Tainan

You look like you saw something scary out there. That’s what I call a good day on the water. Bluebird days are for sissies.


135 posted on 01/07/2013 10:04:07 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

Very well put.


136 posted on 01/07/2013 10:05:00 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: doorgunner69

ROTFL. I understand. I hear some salty language around my house from my USNA grad husband.
:)


137 posted on 01/07/2013 10:05:20 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx

They won’t touch me with a barge pole. I’m way too far past the PC dangermeter for those drones. But I do what I can. If nothing else, it preserves an historical record of the events leading up to the collision.


138 posted on 01/07/2013 10:06:15 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Cap'n Crunch
I'm glad you enjoy it, sir.

I took it here: "Eowyn Fighting Nazgul".

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"...I loved that sword, because it was found in the church of St. Catherine, whom I loved."
-- Jehanne of Arc, Trial of Condemnation, February 27, 1431

Eowyn was actually fighting the chief of the Nazgul, the Witch-king of Angmar.

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"This fulfilled the prophecy of Glorfindel [an Angel, an Elf], for the Witch-king fell not by 'the hand of man', but by a woman and a hobbit." Mordor and the Dark Lord Sauron are allegorical of hell and satan.

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One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,
One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.


St. Catherine broke her boundage. Image 1612
She refused to marry the emperor and was imprisoned; the evil ruler used a special spiked wheel to torture her into submission, but the wheel broke.
She married Christ, and received a holy ring.


139 posted on 01/07/2013 10:58:00 PM PST by Katechon
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To: Travis McGee

Thanks, Matt. I will.


140 posted on 01/07/2013 11:21:10 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Travis McGee
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LINK HERE

You took an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. The Congress, the Senate and the executive branch have made themselves into a domestic enemy, and they are going to attempt to use YOU to help them in their putsch to deactivate or even abolish the 2nd Amendment.

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141 posted on 01/08/2013 12:35:17 AM PST by Katechon
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142 posted on 01/08/2013 12:52:58 AM PST by Katechon
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143 posted on 01/08/2013 1:04:22 AM PST by Katechon
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144 posted on 01/08/2013 1:19:34 AM PST by Katechon
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To: Cap'n Crunch

“I have observed and talked to officers on my dept. I’d say 1/3 of them believe in America as founded. 1/3 are all for Obama and 1/3 are indifferent.”

I believe those were the numbers in the first Revolution as well. That and the old “if God is for us, who can prevail against us?” thing.


145 posted on 01/08/2013 1:25:50 AM PST by 21twelve (So I [God] gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. Psalm 81:12)
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To: butterdezillion; Travis McGee
My son found a site which is (I think) called justthefacts. It links to specific studies and/or official reports so he can click on the link and have the documentation just like that.

I think Just Facts is the site:

A gold mine of information that's on top of my search list.

Thanks, Travis - have copied and will forward it on. Just hope that folks will read all thirteen pages of solid info. Cheers.

146 posted on 01/08/2013 1:35:45 AM PST by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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To: Travis McGee

We are so far gone that many reading this would not dare post this on social media using our names.


147 posted on 01/08/2013 1:42:58 AM PST by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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148 posted on 01/08/2013 2:16:02 AM PST by Katechon
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To: Travis McGee

This is a great and thoughtfully written piece. Thank you for posting it here. I and many others appreciate your insightful looks and warnings about our possible/probable future here in America.

If you have a pinglist please add me to it.


149 posted on 01/08/2013 3:30:23 AM PST by The Working Man
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To: onyx
One good pic deserves another:


150 posted on 01/08/2013 4:09:32 AM PST by Perseverando (Gun control? It's really not about gun control is it? It's really about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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