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Gun Rights: Are There Any Peaceful Solutions Left?
Alt-Market ^ | 02/15/2013 | Brandon Smith

Posted on 02/16/2013 2:36:55 PM PST by Rusty0604

No revolution for good ever begins with "majority support". Each is fought by a minority of strong willed and aware individuals. When all other methods of protest have been dismantled, the system leaves us with only two options: stand and fight, or kneel and beg for mercy. All you need to know is what YOU would do when faced with that choice.

There is no other culture on earth that has the capacity, like Americans currently do, to defeat centralists, defend individual liberty, and end the pursuit of total global power in this lifetime. We are the first and last line. If freedom is undone here, it is undone everywhere for generations to come. This is our responsibility. This is our providence. There can be no complacency. There can be no compromise. There can be no fear. It ends on this ground. One way, or another…

(Excerpt) Read more at alt-market.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; gunrights; secondamendment
Long read but covers a lot of territory
1 posted on 02/16/2013 2:37:05 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

Great article!

There is but one peaceful solution.

The Anti-Constitution Leftists cease and desist in their efforts to cherry pick our freedom and liberty.


2 posted on 02/16/2013 2:43:22 PM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: Rusty0604

What is there to negotiate? Each gives up something till a consensus is reached.

We got the guns.

They got nothing.

If we give up the guns or magazines, they have nothing to give up.

They will then be back for more, and more and more till there is no more.


3 posted on 02/16/2013 2:52:14 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar ( Too old to cut the mustard any more.)
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To: Rusty0604

Obama wants his Reichstag fire, or his Timothy McVeigh.

Manufactured or provoked, he won’t let a crisis go to waste.


4 posted on 02/16/2013 3:05:01 PM PST by RugerMini14
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To: Rusty0604

ping


5 posted on 02/16/2013 3:13:33 PM PST by Big Mack (I didn't claw my way to the top of the food chain to eat VEGETABLES!)
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To: Rusty0604

Only our surrender is “peaceful” by liberal standards.

I believe a “free city” is the best possible outcome. City, because we don’t have enough true Americans to populate a state. Besides, we wouldn’t be allowed to secede, and there are not enough of us with the fortitude it takes to go galt on them.


6 posted on 02/16/2013 3:14:47 PM PST by HomeAtLast ( You're either with the Tea Party, or you're with the EBT Party.)
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To: RugerMini14

From the article: The Founding Fathers went through steps very similar to those I listed above and more to counter the tightening grip of the British Empire during the first American Revolution. The idea is simple:

Peacefully deny the corrupt system’s authority over your life by supplying your own needs and your own security, rather than lashing out blindly. Force them to show their true colors. Expose their dishonor and maliciousness. Make them come after you like the predators they are, and then, once they can no longer play the role of the “defending hero” in the eyes of the public, use your right to self defense to send them a message they won’t forget.


7 posted on 02/16/2013 3:15:46 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

The vast majority, the extraordinary majority, of defenses for gun rights are peaceful.

They can be peaceful for the same reason that places where guns are numerous have only very limited crime.

The only people who are victimized by gun grabbers are those who willingly surrender their guns, when gun confiscation is ordered. Even when the Nazis decided to wipe out the Warsaw ghetto, the Jews within could only muster half a dozen guns at first, but the resulting casualties of the Nazis were enormous.

And as time passed, the Jews obtained more and more illegal guns, inflicted higher and higher casualties to the Nazis, and though they were eventually wiped out, it took vast resources to do so. Were there more such places in resistance, or better armed, it would have been as hard as beating an enemy army.

So the bottom line is not violence, but resistance, which today is happening at all levels. If they would obey, how many Army divisions would it take to conquer a state? And once it was conquered, then what?

Today the citizenry, the police, the Sheriffs, many state legislatures, etc., all reject the efforts of the gun grabbers. And they do not need violence to do so, because they, we, are in the overwhelming majority.


8 posted on 02/16/2013 3:18:03 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: HomeAtLast

“They” live primarily in cities.

Cities are vulnerable in countless ways.

Let them start it and we can have the pleasure of charging them big (whatever replaces dollars) for even a drink of water.


9 posted on 02/16/2013 3:22:12 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: HomeAtLast

Yes, this article covered State and local governments nullifying any unconstitutional laws. Said the Fed would take away funding, and that local government could then just ignore other laws stopping economic growth (such as EPA)so they don’t need Fed funding. Hell, just think how much money a commnity could save by ignoring just a few federal laws. Their “funding” comes from us anyway.


10 posted on 02/16/2013 3:24:01 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
" they have nothing to give up."

"They" need to start by giving up the restrictions on noise suppressors, as a good faith offering (for the (hearing) of the children).

11 posted on 02/16/2013 3:24:51 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Da Coyote

Yea, I think I would rather be spread out over a big area so it’s harder to target.


12 posted on 02/16/2013 3:27:17 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

First of all: is FR under some kind of hack attack? Most access attempts seem to terminate in an IE dump, before the next attempt manages to run.

And no, there are no peaceful solutions left. Not one.


13 posted on 02/16/2013 3:36:47 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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14 posted on 02/16/2013 3:45:59 PM PST by RedMDer (Support Free Republic)
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To: Rusty0604

“Peacefully deny the corrupt system’s authority over your life by supplying your own needs and your own security, rather than lashing out blindly. Force them to show their true colors. Expose their dishonor and maliciousness. Make them come after you like the predators they are, and then, once they can no longer play the role of the “defending hero” in the eyes of the public, use your right to self defense to send them a message they won’t forget.”

Worth repeating. Well said. Make them come to us with force.


15 posted on 02/16/2013 3:54:40 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: CodeToad

If they come in force you must take out at least two of them to your one in order to make an impact.Everything over two-one is a plus to your odds of winning the battle.


16 posted on 02/16/2013 4:00:58 PM PST by Renegade
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To: Rusty0604

Thanks for posting. Should become the manifesto of every Patriot.


17 posted on 02/16/2013 4:12:54 PM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

I think the liberals are about to declare victory then back off. Prayers answered!!


18 posted on 02/16/2013 4:26:54 PM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Rusty0604

Some liberals were talking about how Red States get more from the feds than they pay in. That’s true for some Red States, but not for others. Texas pays A LOT more to the feds than they get. Arkansas pays more. Oklahoma gets a small amount more per capita. If we got rid of EPA and other such regulations, we’d cash in on a manufacturing Renaissance and wouldn’t need a dime from the Feds.


19 posted on 02/16/2013 4:30:26 PM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Howie66
The Anti-Constitution Leftists cease and desist in their efforts to cherry pick our freedom and liberty... when all of them are dead. There. Finished your sentence for you.
20 posted on 02/16/2013 4:42:23 PM PST by Noumenon (One individual with courage, determination and a rifle can change the course of history.)
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To: Renegade

Well, I get your math, but that only holds up if the odds are even. We outnumber then not less than 15 to 1. If they come for me specifically I am outta here. There is no way to defeat an organized force like that. However, in general, we can defeat them. Observe, Orient, Decide, Act.


21 posted on 02/16/2013 4:44:48 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: Rusty0604
Gun Rights: Are There Any Peaceful Solutions Left?

Sure. Repeal the 1934 Firearms Act, the 1968 Firearms Act, the 1986 Firearms Act and all of the rest of the restrictions on types of firearms and firearms accessories. No negotiations on any of that.

22 posted on 02/16/2013 4:50:25 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Rusty0604

only a third of the colonists fought in RWI. a third were indifferent, a third were sympathetic to the crown.


23 posted on 02/16/2013 4:58:16 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Rusty0604

The peaceful and most logical solution is for every liberal/progerssive to go out to the garage and hang themselves.


24 posted on 02/16/2013 4:59:27 PM PST by Lockbar (Quality Factory Loaded Ammunition ------- The New Gold)
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To: Rusty0604
Bingo! The left has been trying to provoke a violent reaction from the right since the early '90s and nothing that they can credibly hang on ordinary right-leaning citizens has manifested. McVeigh was a kook and a closer look at him reveals ties to muzzies and the FedMob so they don't want to push that. Ruby Ridge was small, very isolated and similarly looks worse for the FedMob if you scratch beneath the MSM propaganda.

They haven't been able to do it because that's not what conservatives or conservatism is about. Hold fast! Force them to make the first bold offensive moves.

25 posted on 02/16/2013 5:02:32 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Noumenon

If that’s what is required, then so be it.


26 posted on 02/16/2013 5:12:10 PM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: RugerMini14

Truth of the matter is that the manufacturing of a crisis began in Arizona with Jared Lee Loughner, moved to Aurora Colorado with OWS member James Holmes and then to Newtown Connecticut and Adam Lanz.

How did these people obtain their weapons? Who guided and aided them? Who provided their training?

The same people that gave us Operation Fast & Furious?

I believe that there are some serious questions that demand some serious answers.

Just keep in mind that the same people that are attacking our Constitutional liberties and freedom are the very same people that hold the ideas that (1) “the ends justify the means” and (2) “You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” - Rahm Emanuel.


27 posted on 02/16/2013 5:23:28 PM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: Secret Agent Man
only a third of the colonists fought in RWI. a third were indifferent, a third were sympathetic to the crown.

Actually, far fewer than a third of the colonists actually raised a gun in anger at the British in the Revolution. It was closer to 3% who did the fighting and dying in that war.

It's generally understood that a third of the colonists supported the revolution, while the other two thirds were split between indifference, and support of the Crown.

28 posted on 02/16/2013 5:27:18 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: TigersEye
The left has been trying to provoke a violent reaction from the right since the early '90s and nothing that they can credibly hang on ordinary right-leaning citizens has manifested.

The left has pushed for a violent reaction from the right, out of a desperate and misguided belief, that if they can get us to snap, that the federal leviathan will descend from on high and crush us (once and for all).

It's a fool's fantasy. If they had any wits about them, they'd be walking on eggshells, hoping that we don't lose our cool. They'd never survive the resulting conflagration. Neither would the traitor 'government'.

29 posted on 02/16/2013 5:33:05 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Rusty0604

“We have a weapon more powerful… than any in the whole arsenal of the British Empire! That weapon… is our refusal!” - Michael Collins


30 posted on 02/16/2013 5:39:51 PM PST by Lexington Green (Keeping it real is keeping you down, Fool.)
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To: Howie66
More like Anti-Liberty Leftists.

Or better yet, a word that’ being bandied about these days:

Proppressives (Pro + oppressive, meaning in favor of oppressive, unlimited government)

31 posted on 02/16/2013 6:06:04 PM PST by Voice of Reason1 (Absolute power corrupts absolutely Lord Acton 1887)
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To: TigersEye

Ruby Ridge was no violent reaction from the right.


32 posted on 02/16/2013 6:07:18 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

Can’t kneel. Bad knees.

Molon labe b*tches...

Surrender your anti-freedom agenda or prepare to bleed for it.


33 posted on 02/16/2013 6:14:38 PM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: demshateGod

I used to use this argument with some lbs in CA; the federal gov’t should only take money from citizens of CA for defense and other constitutional expenses. You shouldn’t have to beg for funds for the State that were in part paid into by the citizens of this State. Some of the libs actually thought about it, maybe some conservatives will too.


34 posted on 02/16/2013 6:15:25 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

That was the point of all of my examples. Neither was what McVeigh did.


35 posted on 02/16/2013 6:20:16 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Rusty0604

Of course, there is a peaceful solution. Right after the great cleansing, there will be peace!!


36 posted on 02/16/2013 6:21:32 PM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: Rusty0604

Are we close to holding a Constitutional Convention yet, or are people still worried that a Convention will take away their RKBA? For my part, we still have at least on peaceful option left and we are obligated to discuss it. And know that the more serious the discussion about a Convention becomes and the more people join in, the more frantic it will make the left. And keep in mind that whatever a Convention passes must also be ratified by a super-majority of the surviving states.


37 posted on 02/16/2013 6:31:32 PM PST by theBuckwheat
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To: theBuckwheat
Are we close to holding a Constitutional Convention yet, or are people still worried that a Convention will take away their RKBA? For my part, we still have at least on peaceful option left and we are obligated to discuss it. And know that the more serious the discussion about a Convention becomes and the more people join in, the more frantic it will make the left. And keep in mind that whatever a Convention passes must also be ratified by a super-majority of the surviving states.

My problem with a constitutional convention is that that is intended to be a solution for a failing constitution. There is nothing wrong with the constitution itself, it is that the government no longer obeys it. A convention is not necessary if we don't need to change it.

38 posted on 02/16/2013 10:38:08 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: Rusty0604

From the article: The Founding Fathers went through steps very similar to those I listed above and more to counter the tightening grip of the British Empire during the first American Revolution. The idea is simple:

Peacefully deny the corrupt system’s authority over your life by supplying your own needs and your own security, rather than lashing out blindly. Force them to show their true colors. Expose their dishonor and maliciousness. Make them come after you like the predators they are, and then, once they can no longer play the role of the “defending hero” in the eyes of the public, use your right to self defense to send them a message they won’t forget.
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Only one problem....this time around the “media” is on the other side


39 posted on 02/16/2013 11:13:17 PM PST by RBK
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To: CodeToad

On your way “outta there” don’t forget to leave behind some surprises.


40 posted on 02/17/2013 3:23:02 AM PST by Renegade
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To: theBuckwheat
Are we close to holding a Constitutional Convention yet, ...

Constitutional Convention? YGBSM.

A Constitutional Convention would be dominated by the likes of those that reelected The Won.

There's a description of what a Constitutional Convention would look like here.

41 posted on 02/17/2013 3:30:48 AM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Da Coyote
But "they" don't live in free cities, where capitalism is the rule. Vulnerable it might be --- so was the golden goose --- but how dumb would they have to be, to hurt it? All the corrupt legislators of the USSA would have their loot invested in that tax haven.
42 posted on 02/17/2013 5:22:47 AM PST by HomeAtLast ( You're either with the Tea Party, or you're with the EBT Party.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

If the Constitution is failing, how do you proposed to peacefully repair it? Or if a peaceful solution is not possible, should those who love the Constitution prevail after a bloody conflict, how would they set about to structure a new constitution that would not suffer from such flaws?

Indeed, this is the most important aspect of the socialist’s challenge to the RKBA today. But the same can be said for a government that has seized the power to throw all of us into debt-serfdom, to impose all manner of regulation via the EPA, to have unlimited powers through infinitely elastic commerce and general welfare clauses, and one that has destroyed the right to financial privacy, among other abuses, insults and tyrannies.

I think that people who are too quick to imply the willingness to shed blood (the molon labe crowd) have not fully thought through the consequences of their actions.

While not perfect, I see Professor Randy Barnett’s proposal as a good place to start talking about how to repair our failing government:

Commentary
A Bill Of Federalism
Randy E. Barnett, 05.20.09, 4:11 PM ET

Link: forbes.com/2009/05/20/bill-of-federalism-constitution-states-supreme-court-opinions-contributors-randy-barnett_print.html

We still have peaceful avenues left, and holding a Convention is just one of them. But if all we can talk about is our resolve to not obey unjust laws, that plays right into the hands of those who are proposing them. In some ways it almost proves their point that guns must be restricted. But we really have a broader issue that is directed at liberty and the role of government itself. Government must be limited or government will grow to consume and control us. This government has become a self-funding Leviathan who reports only to the political class. We are headed for great trouble if we cannot put government back into the chains of the Constitution.


43 posted on 02/17/2013 6:30:16 AM PST by theBuckwheat
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To: demshateGod; Rusty0604

“If we got rid of EPA...”

The following unconstitutional FEDERAL programs, agencies, departments, bureaus, commissions, administrations, offices, foundations, councils, services, institutions, boards, centers, divisions, grants, initiatives, registries, affairs, authorities etc, SHOULD ALL BE ABOLISHED.

THESE ORGANIZATIONS PRODUCE NOTHING-THEY JUST LEECH AND TRANSFER WEALTH FROM ONE CLASS TO ANOTHER BY FORCE OF TAXATION.

ANY WONDER WHY WE’RE BROKE???...

With these organizations gone, we could eliminate the federal income tax (for real economic stimulus). Then all these federal government fat cats would have to get real jobs like the rest of us - probably without the 10 holidays a year.

THIS LIST DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY MILITARY or DEFENSE PROGRAMS OR THEIR SUBSIDIARIES.

IT ALSO DOES NOT INCLUDE LEGITIMATE GOVERNMENT BRANCHES SUCH AS EXECUTIVE, LEGISLATIVE, JUDICIAL, AND MANY OTHERS.

HERE IT IS...
Personal Income Tax Division of the IRS
National Endowment for the Arts (Can’t sell your art privately?)
National Wild Horse and Burro Program (Huh?)
Dept. of Education
Dept of Energy
FEMA (a corrupt organization if there ever was one—leave it to charities)
FDIC (a sham program with only a fraction of funds needed to save banks)
Freddy Mac & Fannie Mae (helped cause present economic conditions)
Administration on Aging (AoA)
Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD)
Administration for Native Americans (ANA)
Children’s Bureau (CB)
Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB)
Head Start Bureau (HSB)
Healthy Marriage Initiative (HMI)
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE)
Office of Community Services Block Grant (OCS)
Office of Family Assistance (OFA)
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Indian Health Service (IHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
Office of Minority Health (OMH)
Program Support Center (PSC)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin.(SAMHSA)
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONCHIT)
Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (CFBCI)
Employees’ Compensation Appeals Board (ECAB)
Employment Standards Administration (ESA)
The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS)
Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP)
Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
Employment and Training Administration (ETA)
Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA)
Women’s Bureau (WB)
Job Corps
Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Internet Access and Training Program
Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
Bureau of Human Resources
Bureau of Information Resource Management
Bureau of Intelligence and Research
Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
Bureau of International Organization Affairs
Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation
Bureau of Legislative Affairs
Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
Bureau of Public Affairs
Bureau of Resource Management
Bureau of South Asian Affairs
Bureau of Verification, Compliance, and Implementation
Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
Counterterrorism Office (which produces the Patterns of Global Terrorism report)
National Foreign Affairs Training Center (former Foreign Service Institute)
Office of International Information Programs
Office of the Legal Adviser
Office of Management Policy
Office of Protocol
Office of the Science and Technology Adviser
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Office of War Crimes Issues (They blew the Bush war crimes)
Car Allowance Rebate System (Cash for Clunkers)
Cash for Appliances Program
Bureau of the Public Debt
Community Development Financial Institution Fund (CDFI)
FHA
HUD

INDEPENDENT AGENCIES Of the U.S. GOVERNMENT;
National health and insurance system
African Development Foundation
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Agency for International Development (USAID)
American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC)
Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)
U.S. Arctic Research Commission (USARC)
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) (EVIL WAR-MONGERS)
US Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR)
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE)
Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS)
Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA)
Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC)
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Export-Import Bank of the United States (ExIm)
Farm Credit Administration (FCA)
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Federal Election Commission (FEC)
Federal Maritime Commission
Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission (FMSHRC)
Federal Reserve System (a pseudo government, semi-private organization)
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (FCSC)
General Services Administration (GSA)
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
Inter-American Foundation (IAF)
International Trade Commission (ITC)
Learn and Serve America (LSA)
National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC)
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
National Ice Center (NIC)
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) (NRPC)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
National Transportation Research Center (NTRC)
Office of Government Ethics (OGE)(LOT OF GOOD THEY DO)
Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
Selective Service System (SSS)
Senior Corps
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC)
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
United States Trade and Development Agency (TDA)

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS;
Financial crisis inquiry commission
Administrative Committee of the Federal Register
American Battle Monuments Commission
Appalachian Regional Commission
Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board)
Arctic Research Commission
Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Interagency Coordinating Committee
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation
Broadcasting Board of Governors
Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
Chief Acquisition Officers Council
Chief Financial Officers Council
Chief Human Capital Officers Council
Chief Information Officers Council
Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee
Commission of Fine Arts
Commission on International Religious Freedom
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission)
Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States
Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction
Committee for Purchase from People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled
Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements
Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States
Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Delaware River Basin Commission
Denali Commission
Endangered Species Committee
Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board
Federal Advisory Committees
Federal Executive Boards
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council
Federal Financing Bank
Federal Geographic Data Committee
Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds (GOTTA LOVE THAT ONE!)
Federal Interagency Committee on Education
Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy
Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer
Federal Library and Information Center Committee
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor Commission
Indian Arts and Crafts Board
Interagency Alternative Dispute Resolution Working Group
Interagency Council on Homelessness
Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin
J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board
James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation
Japan-United States Friendship Commission
Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries
Joint Fire Science Program
Marine Mammal Commission
Migratory Bird Conservation Commission
Millennium Challenge Corporation
Mississippi River Commission
Morris K. Udall Foundation: Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy
National Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare
National Indian Gaming Commission
National Park Foundation
Northwest Power Planning Council
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board
Presidio Trust
Regulatory Information Service Center
Social Security Advisory Board
Susquehanna River Basin Commission
Taxpayer Advocacy Panel
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Veterans Day National Committee
Vietnam Educational Foundation
White House Commission on Presidential Scholars – “Presidential Scholars Program”
White House Commission on the National Moment of Remembrance

This list does not include the unconstitutioal power of the UN and the more than 500 billin a year it costs the U S to belong nor does it include the money we give groups like the ACLU and ACORN.

ATF is not on this list, but really should be at the top of the list. We do not need the Federal Govt controling alcohol, tobacco or firearms in any way, shape or form.

I would add one other agency, the FDA, that does nothing to protect we the people, is in the business of protecting BIG PHARMA, the drug companies, and forces the high, unafordable cost of medical care in this country.


44 posted on 02/17/2013 9:08:59 AM PST by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders.)
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To: Rusty0604

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Gun Rights: Are There Any Peaceful Solutions Left?

At this point, probably not. The ballot box has been rendered ineffective by the Republican slide to the left, as exemplified by the nomination of Romney, a known gun-grabber. The left is a well-organized enemy with a powerful propaganda arm- the media and entertainment industry. Couple that with the natural tendency of all governments to usurp liberty and power- and our Federal government has been leeching away at that of our states and citizens for years- and it is easy to see where this will head. Such clashes are inevitable and the time for choosing is not far off, in my opinion.


45 posted on 02/17/2013 12:18:15 PM PST by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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