To: Jim Robinson
Bumping that new FReepathon thread!
posted on 11/04/2013 10:21:46 AM PST
by CPT Clay
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posted on 11/04/2013 10:21:48 AM PST
" There are those in America today who have come to depend absolutely on government for their security. And when government fails they seek to rectify that failure in the form of granting government more power. So, as government has failed to control crime and violence with the means given it by the Constitution, they seek to give it more power at the expense of the Constitution. But in doing so, in their willingness to give up their arms in the name of safety, they are really giving up their protection from what has always been the chief source of despotism government.
Lord Acton said power corrupts. Surely then, if this is true, the more power we give the government the more corrupt it will become.
And if we give it the power to confiscate our arms we also give up the ultimate means to combat that corrupt power. In doing so we can only assure that we will eventually be totally subject to it.
When dictators come to power, the first thing they do is take away the people's weapons. It makes it so much easier for the secret police to operate, it makes it so much easier to force the will of the ruler upon the ruled."
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posted on 11/04/2013 10:25:46 AM PST
(Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
Thank you very much, humblegunner!!
posted on 11/04/2013 10:28:29 AM PST
by Jim Robinson
(Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
Jim, whatever was sustaining you before, will sustain you now.
Continuing to pray and pull for you to make a steady and fast recovery!
posted on 11/04/2013 10:34:20 AM PST
( Defund Obamacare now or risk voter backlash in 2014)
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