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Sheriff warning of 2nd American revolution
http://www.wnd.com ^ | 2-20-13 | Garth Kant

Posted on 02/21/2013 5:35:49 PM PST by Mozilla

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is calling proposals to seize firearms unconstitutional and warns of dire consequences if such plans are enacted.

“This is about attacking the Second Amendment, it’s about going after the wrong crowd,”.

Clarke blasted gun-control proposals triggered by presidential executive orders and said he would not enforce unconstitutional laws.

“First of all, to me that would be an act of tyranny,”. ‘So the people in Milwaukee County do not have to worry about me enforcing some sort of order that goes out and collects everybody’s handgun, or rifles, or any kind of firearm and makes them turn them in.

“The reason is I don’t want to get shot, because I believe that if somebody tried to enforce something of that magnitude, you would see the second coming of an American Revolution, the likes of which would make the first revolution pale by comparison.”

Clark said attacks on assault rifles miss the target, too.

“This has nothing to do with violence reduction because the type of violence that we’re talking about, that I see on the streets in the Milwaukee area on a daily basis, is not even committed using the weapons that the left is trying to ban.

Clarke also said firearms background checks don’t work. He told Jones the gunman in the Sikh temple shooting in his county a few months ago passed such a check.

“My understanding is the creep in Aurora, Colo., who shot up the theater, also passed a background check.”

The sheriff said: “This isn’t about background checks, of which the overwhelming majority of gun transfers go on anyway. This is about attacking the Second Amendment, it’s about going after the wrong crowd.”

Clarke said the Obama administration’s real target is more government control over society. ”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; banglist; davidclarke; guncontrol; gunrights; milwaukee; revolt; revolution; secondamendment; sheriff
“Government control cannot go on as long as people have some sort of ability to say ‘hey wait just a doggone minute’,” he said. “That’s what the government fears, they don’t really fear the criminals, they support the criminals. What they fear is a law-abiding person.”

Clarke said people should realize that a gun grab would be unconstitutional.

“Read the Declaration of Independence, it’s right there where a law-abiding people say ‘enough is enough, you are exerting too much influence in our lives, this is tyrannical and we’re going to stop it,’ that’s what they are worried about.”

1 posted on 02/21/2013 5:36:00 PM PST by Mozilla
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To: HiJinx

Banglist


2 posted on 02/21/2013 5:41:03 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Mozilla

He’s not wrong...


3 posted on 02/21/2013 5:45:25 PM PST by 45semi (A police state is always preceded by a nanny state...)
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To: HiJinx

Banglist


4 posted on 02/21/2013 5:47:20 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Mozilla

The first time some cops get shot while trying to enforce such a seizure the anti-gun nuts (really!) will come out and say “See that! See that!! - there should be no guns at all!!” Then of course that’ll make the street gangs happier.


5 posted on 02/21/2013 5:48:43 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Mozilla

proud to say he’s my sheriff. unfortunately not everyone in the department upper levels shares his views.


6 posted on 02/21/2013 5:48:59 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: Mozilla

They would likely merely circumvent him, and maybe arrest him in the process. These are not nice people. They do not care about law, nor decency, nor the lives of those they are not allied with. One of the greatest dangers is to underestimate what they are capable of.


7 posted on 02/21/2013 5:50:40 PM PST by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: Mozilla

Today’s congresscritters seem to prefer a potentially devastating 2nd Revolution over a simple Obama eligibility investigation.


8 posted on 02/21/2013 5:55:23 PM PST by 353FMG ( I refuse to specify whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: Bellflower

Right. These people want their way or the highway. They would force the guy out even fire the whole department. That is why I sense that eventually one will have to stand up to them. These people are both fascists and socialists.


9 posted on 02/21/2013 5:57:12 PM PST by Mozilla
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To: Bellflower

That is a good point and one we should always keep in mind.

Also don’t forget that a lot of them are good guys. Of course it will get easier and easier to tell which is which.


10 posted on 02/21/2013 5:57:24 PM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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To: 353FMG

They should be impeaching Obama in congress, but instead they are forcing it to turn into chaos.


11 posted on 02/21/2013 5:58:43 PM PST by Mozilla
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“Also don’t forget that a lot of them are good guys. Of course it will get easier and easier to tell which is which.”

Or, you could do what someone, I forget who, suggested.

Let God sort’em out.


12 posted on 02/21/2013 6:02:12 PM PST by saleman (!!!!)
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To: Bellflower

Agree that underestimation would be error. But overestimation would also be a mistake. Clarke speaks to the real nature of the problem the left has with an armed civilian population. We can thwart their end game. They know it, and they were hoping we didn’t know it. But we do. This is anything but over.


13 posted on 02/21/2013 6:08:48 PM PST by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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Fight the Leftist Gun Grabbers.
Support Free Republic.

And so does OBAMA.

14 posted on 02/21/2013 6:11:46 PM PST by RedMDer (Support Free Republic)
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To: 353FMG

“Today’s congresscritters seem to prefer a potentially devastating 2nd Revolution over a simple Obama eligibility investigation”......a profound, but simple, statement! what the hell are they thinking. even the ones we know are Conservative are silent.


15 posted on 02/21/2013 6:41:36 PM PST by stickywillie (say all the bad stuff you want about phedophiles, but they slow down in school zones.)
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“Today’s congresscritters seem to prefer a potentially devastating 2nd Revolution over a simple Obama eligibility investigation”......a profound, but simple, statement! what the hell are they thinking. even the ones we know are Conservative are silent.


16 posted on 02/21/2013 6:41:59 PM PST by stickywillie (say all the bad stuff you want about phedophiles, but they slow down in school zones.)
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“...warns of dire consequences...”

Theser are not dire consequence, but wonderful consequences. LET’S GET IT OOOOOON!!


17 posted on 02/21/2013 7:53:30 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: Mozilla
At least he understands it's Revolution II brewing, and not a civil war II.

And it's quite understandable, since the ever expanding, all controlling bloated government at all levels, has intentionally created nearly every single problem facing America today.

18 posted on 02/21/2013 8:02:19 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Mozilla
“The reason is I don’t want to get shot, because I believe that if somebody tried to enforce something of that magnitude, you would see the second coming of an American Revolution, the likes of which would make the first revolution pale by comparison.”

You ain't just whistling Dixie, Bro! lol

19 posted on 02/21/2013 11:53:18 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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