You can also pay me a lot of money!
The author has clearly never dealt with a crying baby. Otherwise, the author is spot on.
After Hurricane IKE, Rick Perry was asked by the press about looting in Galveston County, Texas.
A DPS officer spoke up and told them that there was no looting going on.
Galveston County Texas has the highest per capita concealed handgun licenses in the state.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action. - George Washington
and similar in many ways to what James Madison wrote in the
Federalist Number XLVI,p.301 James Madison ,Alexander Hamilton,and John Jay The Federalist Papers Penguin classics,1987.An armed people is certainly necessary to our
civilization—for there are but two ways -Reason —or the force of arms. As Noah Webster put it in 1833”There are two powers only sufficient to control men and secure the rights of individuals and peaceable administration; these are the combined force of religion and law, and the force or fear of
the bayonet.”America’s God and Country Wm.Federer editor p. 679-680 n. 145 see also The Bible or the Bayonet speech by
Robert Charles Winthrop May 28,1849 Ibid pp701-701 note217.
I see it as no coincidence that our nation at last threw off the remnants of bloody English thinking that some men are not free, within a generation of Colt's 1836 patent.
The only people that gun laws disarm are those who obey the law.
While the article’s overall point is sound, there are really 3 methods, not two: Force, Reason, Emotional Manipulation.
Many people are swayed more through emotional manipulation than through reasoning.