Skip to comments.When They Come For Your Guns, You Will Turn Them Over
Posted on 09/08/2012 7:57:38 PM PDT by bopdowah
When they come for my gun, they will have to pry it out of my cold, dead hands, is a common refrain I often hear from the Neo-Cons when there is a threat that the US government is going to take their firearms.
And, when I hear this crazy talk, I agree with them openly. You are right. They will pry your gun from your cold dead hands, which I often follow with the question, And where will that leave you except face down in a pool of your own blood the middle of the street, just another dead fool resisting the State?
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What is a gun?
I don’t have any guns.
Nope. Can you imagine “anyone” attempting to “disarm” the State of Texas?
The very idea is silly.
And I know how law enforcement and the military feel about this. Won’t happen.
>> author is an attorney.
Fortunately, we won’t need as many attorneys after the totalitarian takeover of America.
I can just imagine a SWAT team going head to head with a feral hog hunting group. They hunt hogs from aircraft, they use chain guns, multiple auto loading 10 gauge shotguns, they have the latest in thermal imaging gear and they know danger up close.
Good luck Mr. Federales. You’r gonna have a lot of crying mothers I expect. More than likely a lot of ARMED crying angry mothers.
And an ass. But I repeat myself.
And I know how law enforcement and the military feel about this. Wont happen.
I pray to God you are right. However I was at the barber shop the other day.......and one guy in there was a police officer and said. “If things go down......your weapons will be confiscated.....no questions asked.” The hair on the back of my neck stood up and I didn’t say a WORD.....as i was overhearing a conversation between him and the barber.
Haaahh nothing that dramatic.
But, yes I know some of the pilots who hunt hogs. And some of their support people.
What good are SWAT teams in open country?
In a city, yes. In the woods/sticks, worthless.
And what would the point be?
Good TV, bad real life.
The author is a jackass. If our military was so all-powerful, then we’d never hear mention of certain points on the globe- Vietnam, Afghanistan come to mind.
I don’t trust the police or the military to side with us. Too many of them will just follow orders. It has already happened in plenty of other countries why not here?
Better to lie in a pool of my own blood, than live in a State such as this! Wolverines!!!!!!!!!!
The cost of disarming me will be high. For them.
Have they considered that they have to find them first? Might be a bit more difficult than locating that next donut.
Under what authority? Marshall Law? Forget it. Sounds like the talk that Henry Kissinger (Super Kraut) was saying 10 years ago.
That’s why you need a cheap one to give up and the good stuff stored in a secure location.
Far, far better to die on your feet than live on your knees.
Not to mention, this whole discussion is rhetorical, as the imbeciles in D.C., as stupid as they can be at their worst, would never attempt it. They'd be chewed to shreds, and no force on Earth could save them. Any group of "leaders" who ever concocted and actually sent the ball up on this one would be done-for, finished, spent, played, over, finitio, kaput.
I think the technical term would be "Suicide by Patriot."
Either the point of this article is to provoke gun owning citizens to resist in a united front...in mass...or just to acquiesce and lay their guns at the feet of the state, bow down to the oncoming tyranny and accept inevitable subjugation.
Guess it kind of depends on the mood I’m in that day
Compare and contrast.
I’m beginning to see this is the case. They are educated by a socialist education system to begin with. Then corrupted, further, in the military (that it has turned out to be).
No more God, country, family.
That is being beaten out of them. Incrementally. Just like Fabian Socialists do. EVERYTHING is about incrementalism. Little by little.
At that point they plan on killing the 10% of the population the Bill Ayers promised, so you might as well take a few of them with you.
You're dead anyway.
There aren’t enough “agents” to roll down the street all at once, so there will be plenty of advanced notice.
Additionally, none of my collection is “registered”.
With just a little bit of notice, I can become very difficult to locate.
If you don’t think there are enough folks in a similar situation to make a difference, you’re mistaken.
What will be their basis for confiscation?
BATFE Form 4473? That registers only the point of initial sale from an FFL holder to an individual who has received an NCIS check.
It’s really a bigger task than the gungrabbers can conceive of.
Why do folks believe that everyone “deputized” by some gov’t agency is willing to play along with this little plot?
I can just see this scenario, after a day of gun confiscation they return to the station, which has just been commandeered by a militia that then in returns tkes away those confiscated weapons.
Or the warehouse is attacked by gangs, drug lords or even pissed off people.
I bet the replica weapons industry will be booming, a fully detailed but non functioning wepon gets confiscated, so what they gonna do, throw you in jail for giving them a plastic or wood M16?
I would gladly spearhead a nationwide project on how to cheaply make a museum grade non working replica.
Its basically the square peg in a round hole scenario, they can talk about it till the sun turns blue, but it just ain;t gonna happen. I predict that should it occur no less than 100 million people will resist, are they prepared to shoot 100 million Americans? Or put them in prison, or garnish their wages, tax refunds, SS or anything else?
Just won’t happen, not small scale or large scale. They would have better luck using lopping shears to emasculate all males (cutting the you know whats).
No. And millions more won't, either.
Just because this lawyer is peeing his panties in fear of the feds, don't mean the rest of us are.
Any potential confiscation attempt will be over and done with LONG before they sweep door-to-door. Those people have to go home sometime, and when they do, end of story. A few like that and suddenly, there will be a shortage of labor to execute the confiscation.
And after the state butchers a few dozen civilians, what happens next?
The author is a fool.
I used to have guns, but they got lost in a canoeing accident. This happens so often.
Authoritarians can only use the police and military to crush dissent when they know the secret: they will not attack their own, but will attack some other minority.
Then ask yourself, if you had a company of US Marines, what Americans would they willingly attack? New Englanders? Floridians? Texans? Californians? Which of these people are so different from where the Marines came from that they would not be seen as fellow Americans?
Otherwise, what happens when their company commander is replaced by a political appointee, who puts on the Marine uniform, declares himself their new commander, and orders them to fire on unarmed citizens?
He will likely find his command to be short-lived, punctuated with his pitiful screams that they must “Obey me! Obey me! Do what I order you to do!”
DING! Winnner!!! Always have one "throw-away" registered gun so when they come to take away your arms, they can only take what they KNOW about.
Not sure if other states register guns, Illinois does. I have two (that they know about.) They can have 'em, without a fight. The rest that I purchased out of state and brought home with me are the ones I'm interested in keeping.
What will be their basis for confiscation?
Have you looked at the “Alphabet Agencies” lately? OUR rights mean $hit!
I saw a picture of a gun once. It scared me.
The number of firearms and ammo in private hands in this country is simultaneously unknown and incalculable. Some of it is on the books, but the vast bulk of it isn’t. Anyone who thinks disarming the civilian populace will be a casualty free walk-in-the-park is crazy as a loon. Fortunately, I think most police/military are smart enought not to execute such an order. Some may go through the motions, but that’s about it.
The way to deal with those proposing confiscation is mock them.
DHS is obviously run by idiots, currently. They step in deep doo every time they try to be forceful. Like Keystone Cops.
Like the stupid idea of the US Department of Education having SWAT Teams. Stupid, Stupid, Stupid.
Remember, November is Coming! Obozo Must Go! Then it is TIME to DownSize DC!
Bring it on.
enough will, thats the point.
If they try it, a lot of troops will follow orders
Sure, they'd be amazed at how wealthy and technologically advanced American are and I'm sure they'd welcome some developments like granting citizenship to blacks. But the overall picture would drive them somewhere between outrage and despair.
I’m sorry, but once I reach the word “neo-con” in any article by anyone, I stop reading.
<><>How many deer hunting licenses were sold in the US last year?<><>
In just Ga alone, more than 500,000 deer hunters are expected in the field opening day. All armed, most with high powered rifles, and many with off road vehicles.
How many law enforcement folks spent more than 5 years searching for Eric Rudolf? Just several hundred like him intent on disrupting normal LEO activities would tie up an enormous amount of resources.
If things get to that stage, learn from what happened in Germany under the Third Reich.
Once disarmed, one IS helpless and defenseless.
Before that stage is reached, realize that to a collectivist government ALL citizens are like Jews in Germany.
Therefore, if you are going to be jailed/killed, have a plan for who you will kill before they kill you. DO NOT DIE LIKE A JEW IN GERMANY.
There are things worse than death, as Churchill’s famous words he used to rally the English so clearly state:
“If you will not fight for the right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a small chance of survival. There may even be a worse case: you may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves.”
Remember the last sentence.
Then, get involved in politics, lest you be ruled by your inferiors - something the Romans knew.
One other observation. Make sure you can do head shots, because that lawyer is correct about the armor on the collectivist gun toter attacking you. Lot of range time, or get what may be a good substitute: Laserlyte Pistol Trainer - & only $80.
Use the laserlyte to practice point & shoot uintil your reflexes are such that when you squeeze the trigger, the dot appears where you want. Try it, this is the best training device since the private range, unlimited ammo and time and income to support all the preceeding.
PS I am an NRA instructor, and this laser is well recommended by instructors.
PPS I am not getting paid for the above. Good data for you, even if it is free.
The attorney seems to put mere survival above being a citizen of the Republic. Mere survival is not enough for Americans.
last year I think it was found somewhere in the south, Georgia or some place like that out in the woods a setup of four Benelli autoloading 12 gauge shotguns that was fully remotely operable through the internet, they had the connection, the camera and was just waiting for some wild pigs. And a DIY chaingun isn’t hard for someone with machine shop skills, I know of quite a few plans from even one made for .22LR cartridges.
That could be worth a story by Travis McGee
One of my goals is to make a simple gatling gun using 12 gauge shells, and then seeing how fast I can wind it by hand.
And for when the time arises a compact motor can take its place.
And what number do you think that would be?
If they start training desk jockies, don’t you think we’ll notice?
How many citizens are under uniform today?
Fed, State, local,
What percentage of Americans would be non-cooperative, in comparison?
My comment on the article, posted over there:
Many of us are very sophisticated, Mr. Karger. For example, we know that the Internet is the new airspace. He who commands the airspace wins the war (c.f. Egypt Arab Spring). Some of us are actually skilled computer professionals who design security solutions for a living. And when one designs a security solution, one must learn how a hacker defeats a security solution.
But enough about the electronic airspace.
Lets talk about morale on the part of the confiscators. They live in America and have homes and families. Wouldnt morale suffer if they are asked to fire on fellow citizens? Wouldnt things be tough on them too?
You presume a Hobsons Choice. There are so many options beyond the two you (falsely) offer us.
I think its a typo, s/b when they come for your gums. Silly lawyers.
This article seems like deja vu all over again.
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