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Why Republicans Are Poised To Lose The Second Amendment Battle

alogolf Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 12:25 PM
Here are some words of wisdom from Thomas Jefferson: 1: "The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government." 2: "No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms." 3: "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." 4: "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." 5: "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government."
traitorbill Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 12:38 PM
Wait for Obama to liken himself to Jefferson soon.
alogolf Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 12:27 PM
John F. Kennedy held a dinner in the white House for a group of the brightest minds in the nation at that time-1962. He made this statement to them at the commencement of the dinner:
"This is perhaps the assembly of the most intelligence ever to gather at one time in the White House with the exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone."
JFK knew Jefferson was a man endowed with a truly great mind!
traitorbill Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 12:48 PM
Except that is is an old dead white guy, who has been replaced by Mansa Musa in our kid's history books.
johnnytentpeg Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 4:27 PM
Right.

Time to remind the Left that Marx is also a "dead white guy."

You have to give progressives credit. They’re nothing if not thorough. When an opportunity to limit the Second Amendment presented itself in the Sandy Hook massacre, regardless how tasteless it was to exploit that opportunity, they went full bore toward their goal.

Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., introduced sweeping so-called “assault weapons” ban legislation this week that would place unprecedented restrictions on individuals’ rights to own, use, sell and even pass along already owned firearms to family members. But given where things stand now in the polls and political atmosphere, that legislation will go nowhere.

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