Skip to comments.Of alarms, militias, and destiny
Posted on 01/04/2013 6:45:07 PM PST by Wisconsinlady
Anyone familiar with an accurate telling of the political truths leading up to the events of mid-April, 1775 in small towns and villages west of Boston knows that while the Colonials and their British masters were at loggerheads for the better part of a decade over a number of issues including taxation and liberty, the immediate and proximate trigger of the first American Revolutionary war was an attempt by General Thomas Gage to disarm the Colonists.
Yes, the American Revolution was triggered by a gun control raid that was met with force by the American people.
(Excerpt) Read more at bob-owens.com ...
Any attempt to strip the American citizen of the AR-15 or similar firearms is an attack on the very fabric of our Republic, an affront to the clean intent of the Founders, an assault on the plain meaning of the Constitution, and a attempted rape of Liberty.
Back in 1970, the anti-gunners hated handguns so bad they suddenly discovered the Supreme Court’s Miller Decision.
The claim was this..
1. The NFA is intended as a revenue-collecting measure and therefore within the authority of the Department of the Treasury.
2. The defendants transported the shotgun from Oklahoma to Arkansas, and therefore used it in interstate commerce.
PAY ATTENTION HERE!
3. The Second Amendment protects only the ownership of military-type weapons appropriate for use in an organized militia.
4. The “double barrel 12-gauge Stevens shotgun having a barrel less than 18 inches in length, bearing identification number 76230” was never used in any militia organization.
This immediately led to a series of TV scripts that claimed handguns were not protected but RIFLES were blessed by the SCOTUS. Even the citcom ALL IN THE FAMILY spouted the lib line of “handguns bad, rifles good”!
Now, military rifles are BAD, BAD, BAD!
I’m not real clear as to why, but apparently, the creepy new dictatorship wishes to face the business end of a Remington 700 Sendero topped with a fine telescopic sight, or a Remington 870 with buckshot up close. Medium powered AR’s and AK’s really really bother them, but they seem to think they somehow can prevail against Remington products. Odd,,,very odd.
And they seem to have no almost fear at whatsoever of the most deadly sniper rifle in history, the iron sighted Finnish Mosin Nagant as used by Simo Hayha.
Bob Owens interviewed by PJTV
“Yes, the American Revolution was triggered by a gun control raid”
Yup, but this time, the limeys are of American blood. To add, this King George is a foreigner.
“Yup, but this time, the limeys are of American blood. To add, this King George is a foreigner”
That alone should make us want to fight even harder.
“And they seem to have no almost fear at whatsoever of the most deadly sniper rifle in history, the iron sighted Finnish Mosin Nagant as used by Simo Hayha.”
He must figure he has enough people in front of him willing to die for him...
I live about six miles from here, and I drive by this on my way to work. I don't even think of it most of the time. A couple of years ago, I was driving that way on the morning that a big computer system I had been working to install for two years was going live.
I had been up until about 0300, and decided to drive home and get some good sleep and drive back in around 0900, because I would likely be there for the next 24 hours.
So, on the last day of a bitter cold and blustery February, I was driving down that road past the bridge, and there were no cars anywhere. When I went to cross the Concord River, just past the bridge, the road was closed for some reason. I banged a u-turn in the parking for the national site. As I turned the car, I suddenly realized where I was, and how beautiful it was there.
I shut off the car and walked across the road towards the bridge, with the wind blowing the grit and sand in my face, and the thin covers of frozen snow from an old storm trying vainly not to give it up. I recall it was about 10 degrees without wind-chill.
My eyes were watering, and my face, even in that short time was getting that odd feeling of being frozen and inflamed at the same time.
It was beautiful. Not another human in sight, a bright and cold morning sun bathing the bitter cold in a yellow tone.
And when I saw the bridge, I had this sudden pang of history, and for a split second I could imagine that famous moment in history. It came and went so fast, in the blink of an eye. It is like when you smell something like apple pie or diesel fumes and are transported to some other place and time for a single heartbeat, but...you feel it and it is real.
I felt the history of that spot. I had to take that picture.
All this on one of the most important professional days of my life. Seeing that scene on that day felt to me like a harbinger of success.
“To add, this King George is a foreigner.”
So is king owebama.
And then I see what this state has become, and I am angered, saddened and embarrassed all at the same time.
Where I ran across Bob Owens:
Thank you. I literally got chills while reading your story, and viewing the picture.
You’re welcome. It was just the way the posted article started off that made me think of that day.
I spent a lot of my life growing up around the ocean (Navy Brat) and I never realized how much I had taken it for granted until I became landlocked. I think people who live in the most amazing times and places sometimes forget to even realize where they are, and how lucky they are.
And that’s the way I felt when I was in Concord that morning...it is like people who live near the ocean, and completely tune it out, not seeing or hearing it.
Well said. It is good to be mindful of blessings as they are happening to us!
It is an amazing time in history. It all seems so improbable to me. When I consider it, it seems so far fetched to think the colonials carried it off, to rebel and succeed.
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