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An Open Letter to Michael Lawlor, the CT Governor's Hatchet Man on Firearms Confiscation.
sipseystreetirregulars ^ | 3 February, 2014 | Mike Vanderboegh

Posted on 02/04/2014 2:43:47 PM PST by marktwain

NOTE: The following letter was sent via email this morning to Michael Lawlor (Some biographical details here and here. Mr. Lawlor is Connecticut Governor Dannell Malloy's hatchet man on the current tyrannical enforcement of that state's Intolerable Act. I will send him an official hard copy via snail mail today.

“You can either surrender the weapon to us, destroy the weapon, or sell it to a federal firearms licensee. After that date (January 1) that hasn’t been declared or register is banned and if you get caught, you’re going to get arrested." -- Michael Lawlor.
Mike.Lawlor@ct.gov
Mike Lawlor
Under Secretary, State of Connecticut
Office of Policy and Management, Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division
450 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Dear Mike,
As Governor Malloy's volunteer hatchet man on the forcible disarmament of the Connecticut citizenry, it is appropriate that I write you directly on some issues raised by your personal collectivist appetites for control of your fellow citizens' liberty, property and lives, if for no other reason than to politely explain some ramifications of that dictatorial compulsion under the Law of Unintended Consequences and the principles of 4th Generation Warfare, under which the civil war that you seem eager to solicit will likely be fought. This is only good manners, I feel, and since the subject is rather vast will certainly take more than one letter. However, I trust that as a tyrannical collectivist in good standing you recall Ho Chi Minh's dictum:

"Cherish your enemies for they teach you the best lessons."

We do have a few things in common, you and I. I am a former collectivist while you remain one, and a rather nasty one at that, if you don't mind my saying. But as an ex-communist I am familiar with all of the known collectivist lies and more than a few of the unknown, personal, secret ones as well -- the kind that you tell to yourself when you're acting out the True Believer, as you are now.

We also each prefer to be called "Mike" rather than "Michael." It is little enough, perhaps, but it tells us something about each other. My good friend Bob Wright, the New Mexico militia leader, once told a federal policeman who was contemplating a raid upon him, "You know, in the 60s the left-wing in this country said that if the young men who fought the wars (as opposed to the old ones who started them) could sit down and talk things out, there would be no wars." He paused and then added, "We are here to test that theory." It must have worked, since there was no subsequent raid.

So I offer this letter and the ones to follow in the same spirit of mutual understanding in the hope of avoiding conflict.

You may be familiar with my name already, as I have been a leading advocate of resistance to your tyranny since my call during a speech in Hartford last April to "Resist, defy, evade and smuggle" in opposition to your new diktat.

In furtherance of that call, I have since led a smuggling campaign to provide standard capacity magazines to Connecticut citizens and I have recently received a bit of newspaper ink in your state with my Toys for Totalitarians program. This has apparently provoked a state police investigation and they have recently tried to contact me. It seemed only fair, then, that as I was a subject of your investigations it might prove profitable to make you a subject of mine. As one of the guys who broke the Fast and Furious scandal on the Internet (with the help of my good friend David Codrea) I am not without resources and contacts of my own. Why not apply them here? Why not, indeed. Turnabout is not only fair play but flattery. So consider yourself flattered.

You know it is quite ironic that on the morning I sit down to write this letter we discover that Adam Lanza (whose evil deeds were the supposed excuse for your Intolerable Act) was something of a twisted fellow traveler of collectivism being an apparently homosexual, environmentalist vegan who was anti-Christian enough to forbid his mother to put up a Christmas tree. "Gee," I thought when I read that, "This kid could have grown up to be a Connecticut Democrat politician." That he provided the bloody excuse for tyrant wannabes such as yourself is certainly the Devil's own joke -- send a collectivist killer to enable future collectivist power. Old Scratch must be laughing his ass off.

You know after just a cursory reading of your biography here and here, I realized that I owed you an apology. Previously I had described you as Malloy's "Eichmann." But Eichmann was a rather colorless bureaucrat, defining as Hannah Arendt spelled out, "the banality of evil." But you, sir, are no bureaucratic handmaiden of evil. No, to call you an Eichmann would require an apology to both you and Eichmann. You, sir, are a true believer -- more of a Heydrich than an Eichmann. Or, if you raise a Godwin's objection, shall we say a Felix Dzerzhinsky? Yes. Dzerzhinsky is certainly more fitting.

I note that while you were at UConn in 1977 you "participated in language studies in Russia in 1977" at Moscow and Leningrad. You then earned a Master's Degree in Soviet Area Studies from the University of London in 1981. You were, what, 20 when you first experienced the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War? It must have fascinated you early on in life. Yet after you got your Masters in Soviet Area Studies from the University of London at a time when that and other British universities were prime recruiting grounds for KGB "political warfare" assets, and you subsequently "received a Fulbright-Hays Scholarship to study economic reform in Hungary in 1982," you decided to change course and become, in quick succession, a lawyer, a prosecutor and then a Democrat Party politician.

Why the change, Mike?

Your KGB file might provide some clues along those lines, of course. I had a long chat with a former CIA Cold Warrior who is intimately familiar with the KGB infiltration and subversion tactics of the time of your stay in the Soviet Union. He says that you certainly have a KGB file and had a KGB officer assigned to your case with the object of making an asset of you. No one from the United States got into the Soviet Union back then without the close inspection of the KGB. NO ONE.

And what would the KGB be looking for, I asked? "A lot of dewy-eyed kids were going to the Soviet Union back then with this fascination for the other side. They thought the Vietnam War proved the evil nature of American society and they wanted to see what the other side was like. So they (the KGB) would look for someone with those misconceptions and then look for other vulnerabilities. And their recruitment operations were vast. VAST." What other vulnerabilities? I asked.

"For one, homosexuality or other sexual deviance," he answered. He drew my attention to these passages regarding the Prime case from The New KGB: Engine of Soviet Power by William Corson and Robert Crowley:

Prime exhibited most of the disabilities on the KGB check list and more than qualified as a target for recruitment. A loner, a young man with sexual problems and someone who, by his own admission, believed that the downtrodden of the world would fare better under communism. Such symptoms and attitudes assured that, at an appropriate moment, he would fall into the Soviet bag. The case is not a tribute to the Soviets' prescience but another instance of their readiness for an event such as Prime's self-selection, their single-minded patience, clerical effort, and corps of competent case officers who were trained and fully aware of what their jobs entailed.

In Berlin the Soviet support nets are massive. In addition to surveillance, drivers, couriers, police, and postal employees, they include "swallows" who specialize in foreigners who enjoy mild or other forms of perversion. . . The KGB's 'girls' . . . provide the organs with volumes of information about their clients. . . The girls are also alerted to spot the six "d's" -- discontent, disaffection, depression, drunkenness, desperation, and sexual dysfunction -- nany one of which might provide a future lever. -- pp. 390-361.

It is a matter of record that after being long in the closet, you "came out" only in 2006.
Of course Prime was not a homosexual but the KGB did not lack for male "swallows" if their target had those appetites.

In my research, I also found this KGB appreciation of the opportunities to use the homosexuality of potential assets:

"Contrary to popular supposition, the KGB is not primarily interested in homosexuals because of their presumed susceptibility to blackmail. In its judgment, homosexuality often is accompanied by personality disorders that make the victim potentially unstable and vulnerable to adroit manipulation. It hunts the particular homosexual who, while more or less a functioning member of his society, is nevertheless subconsciously at war with it and himself. Compulsively driven into tortured relations that never gratify, he cannot escape awareness that he is different. Being different, he easily rationalizes that he is not morally bound by the mores, values, and allegiances that unite others in community or society. Moreover, he nurtures a dormant impulse to strike back at the society which he feels has conspired to make him a secret leper. To such a man, treason offers the weapon of retaliation." KGB — The Secret Work of the Soviet Secret Agents by John Barron, Reader's Digest Press, 1974, (p. 207)

So, what about it, Mike? How's YOUR KGB file hangin'? Would you be so kind as to sign a release so an enterprising reporter can delve into the KGB archive and find out who you truly loved back then -- literally and figuratively?

Inquiring minds want to know.

Perhaps we can find someone who can do it without your permission. After all, as someone who doesn't blink at using the violence of the state police power to work his will on otherwise innocent citizens in contravention to the Second Amendment, you can hardly expect that the Law of Unintended Consequences would not also apply here, now can you?

As I said, we'll continue this conversation on the ramifications of your personal quest for tyrannical power in future letters. Have a nice day.

Most sincerely,

Mike Vanderboegh
PO Box 926
Pinson AL 35126


TOPICS: Government; History; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; ct; cwiiping; kgb; lawlor
I suspect that Michael Lawlor has a big closet. I wonder what is in it.
1 posted on 02/04/2014 2:43:48 PM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Lawlor is a homosexual. A well-known fact in CT.


2 posted on 02/04/2014 2:48:10 PM PST by montag813
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To: marktwain; Eaker; Absolutely Nobama; afnamvet; Ancesthntr; An Old Man; APatientMan; ...
CW2 Ping.

He has KGB ties going back to when he became a traitor to his country in Moscow.

This guy is a rising commissar. He has his lists? So do we.

3 posted on 02/04/2014 2:55:33 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: marktwain

The letter will be thrown in the unstable crackpot file.


4 posted on 02/04/2014 2:56:57 PM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: Travis McGee

I’m running out out room in my imaginary internment camp.
Might have to start doubling folks up.


5 posted on 02/04/2014 2:58:42 PM PST by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Repeal The 17th
Democide: Socialism, Tyranny, Guns and Freedom
6 posted on 02/04/2014 3:00:23 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: I want the USA back

The little faggot may well throw the letter in the “crackpot file” .... but the letter is a matter of public record. So are the facts contained in the letter.


7 posted on 02/04/2014 3:06:45 PM PST by NorthMountain
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To: I want the USA back
The letter will be thrown in the unstable crackpot file.

LOL! Personally I thoroughly enjoyed it! Our humble public servants deserve more letters like this and then some.

8 posted on 02/04/2014 3:07:13 PM PST by suijuris
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To: marktwain

That was a fantastic letter!
I tip my hat to the gentleman taking this tyrant straight on. Such courage is rare these days.
May God give us the strength and wisdom to fight back against an ever aggressive enemy of liberty in this once great country.


9 posted on 02/04/2014 3:09:27 PM PST by Clump ( the tree of liberty is withering like a stricken fig tree)
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To: Travis McGee
so much for prohibiting ex-post-facto laws...
10 posted on 02/04/2014 3:10:13 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Travis McGee

Well done, sir!


11 posted on 02/04/2014 3:10:33 PM PST by NorthMountain
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To: marktwain

Lawler and another Democrat fudge packing scumbag tried to pass a law that would have given the State of Connecticut CONTROL of Catholic parishes in March 2009. NO BULL SHIITE! http://www.coachisright.com/connecticut%e2%80%99s-homosexuals-open-a-final-push-to-destroy-the-catholic-church/


12 posted on 02/04/2014 3:19:48 PM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: I want the USA back; marktwain

“...The letter will be thrown in the unstable crackpot file...”

No, it clearly won’t.

If you’ve been following Mike Vanderbeough’s efforts to get 30 round mags into COnnecticut, you’d know he’s on their list already.

They had CT State Police detectives trying to contact him - in ALABAMA.

He’s under their skin.


13 posted on 02/04/2014 3:28:00 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NorthMountain
Here's two more made by the same fellow.

A 6-minute YouTube video by yours truly and Mark P. Ferri, about the loss of freedom in America.


14 posted on 02/04/2014 3:28:26 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Clump

“.... tip my hat to the gentleman taking this tyrant straight on....”

Then support him over at Sipsey Street Irregulars.


15 posted on 02/04/2014 3:34:26 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Travis McGee

LOL

That’s a good letter...


16 posted on 02/04/2014 3:39:26 PM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: marktwain

A little more on the interaction with Det. Goocher:

https://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=7575061201749703300&postID=6720373945022163720


17 posted on 02/04/2014 4:13:02 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: marktwain
This is really a great letter.

Instead of sending this letter only to Michael Lawlor, he could probably send it to at least half the Democrats in Washington and General Delivery to the White House and it would be just as accurate (and I'm not even referencing all the states to which it applies).

We are dealing with some really wide and deep problems here that are not unique to Connecticut.

18 posted on 02/04/2014 4:57:55 PM PST by Gritty (Inside every liberal is a totalitarian screaming to get out! - David Horowitz)
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To: montag813

Ping.


19 posted on 02/04/2014 5:07:53 PM PST by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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To: marktwain

A very eloquent letter. The sidebar at the source is also very interesting. Thanks for posting this, Marktwain.


20 posted on 02/04/2014 5:13:26 PM PST by matthew fuller (Our enemy list- http://www.nraila.org/news-issues/fact-sheets/2004/anti-gun-lobbying-organizations..)
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To: marktwain

Hmmmm .... Unintended Consequences. Sounds ominous.


21 posted on 02/04/2014 7:01:18 PM PST by William Tell
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To: marktwain

I am so proud to know Mike Vanderboegh. His courage causes me to be embarrassed about how little I have done in the cause of liberty. Because he used to be a Communist himself, Mike knows more than many of us the consequences of totalitarianism, and what happens to America if we don’t stop people like this Connecticut commissar.


22 posted on 02/04/2014 7:48:09 PM PST by backwoods-engineer (Blog: www.BackwoodsEngineer.com)
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To: backwoods-engineer

I know Mike myself. He is a remarkable man. His courage and perspicacity are an inspiration to all of us.


23 posted on 02/05/2014 3:40:51 AM PST by marktwain (The old media must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: NFHale; I want the USA back; marktwain

Mike doesn’t just need to get under their skin, he needs to dig deep enough to hit a vein and bleed the beast out...

They try to take Mike down, and it’ll pop the powder keg wide open.


24 posted on 02/05/2014 7:19:54 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: marktwain; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; ...

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don't add you to the list...

25 posted on 02/05/2014 7:49:13 AM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: Travis McGee

Bookmarked for later.


26 posted on 02/05/2014 7:51:29 AM PST by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: marktwain

Thanks, and pass the ammunition.


27 posted on 02/05/2014 8:26:09 AM PST by wizr (We are "one Nation, under God " or "one nation, trod under ". Keep the Faith.)
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To: null and void

Is it still in the “nut-job” conspiracy category if it’s all pretty much out in the open?


28 posted on 02/05/2014 9:27:56 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: null and void

the gloves come off..... wonder how Mikey will respond


29 posted on 02/05/2014 9:30:17 AM PST by Nifster
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To: Dead Corpse; John Semmens

Beats me. It’s getting harder and harder to run The List, I have the same problem John Semmens has, how do I stay ahead of reality???


30 posted on 02/05/2014 9:59:23 AM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: null and void

LOL... Good point.

I wish you the best of luck in your endeavor.


31 posted on 02/05/2014 10:14:12 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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bkmk


32 posted on 02/05/2014 10:18:23 AM PST by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: marktwain
Bttt.

5.56mm

33 posted on 02/05/2014 10:31:09 AM PST by M Kehoe
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To: marktwain

bfl


34 posted on 02/05/2014 10:32:10 AM PST by Faith65 (Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior!)
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To: NFHale

Okay I will look into that.
Thank you.


35 posted on 02/05/2014 12:21:21 PM PST by Clump ( the tree of liberty is withering like a stricken fig tree)
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To: marktwain; null and void; Travis McGee; All

WOW! HOORAY Mike Vanderboegh! Informative/educational. Thanks very much for posting. Thanks for the ping; videos; thread. BTTT!

Domestic enemies BUMP!


36 posted on 02/05/2014 4:59:52 PM PST by PGalt
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To: DuncanWaring

Thanks for that link. BTTT!


37 posted on 02/05/2014 5:14:47 PM PST by PGalt
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To: marktwain; Travis McGee

Ouch!! Part 2

http://sipseystreetirregulars.blogspot.com/2014/02/my-second-open-letter-to-mike-lawlor-on.html

Mikey V plays rough...chuckle, chuckle...


38 posted on 02/06/2014 11:27:35 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: marktwain

A masterfully constructed letter.


39 posted on 02/07/2014 6:09:36 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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