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Why the 2nd Amendment

CarlStevenson Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 10:45 AM
You mention Syria ... Obama is conflicted ... He wants to see Assad be overthrown by his alQueda and Muslim Brotherhood allies, but he can't help himself but to admire Assad's brutal dictatorial tactics. Obama can hardly wait to employ them here on us ... All that's standing in his way is that he hasn't been able to disarm us yet.
Publius4254 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 10:51 AM
He can't take them if he can't find them.
DMBeau Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 10:57 AM
gary395 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 11:02 AM
Truckman Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 9:48 PM
If they want my guns THAT badly they'll get all the lead first,and they'd better be wearing helmets,too. It'll really hurt to get hit in the noggin' with 'em when I throw the empties at 'em...
wtmoore1 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 3:03 PM
Yeah, yeah, we know... You guys on the right with your guns are SO tough.

Lots of macho rhetoric from those hiding behind anonymous handles. If you guys are all just another Wyatt Earp, then why don't you go over to some impoverished neighborhoods in your community and clean up the streets?

Oh yeah, it's because you'd probably get shot square in the a$$ by the people who live there who actually do have to worry about carrying a gun for their protection. I wonder how tough you'll feel then...
Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shootings, said: "The British are not coming. ... We don't need all these guns to kill people." Lewis' vision, shared by many, represents a gross ignorance of why the framers of the Constitution gave us the Second Amendment. How about a few quotes from the period and you decide whether our Founding Fathers harbored a fear of foreign tyrants.

Alexander Hamilton: "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed," adding later, "If the representatives of the people betray their constituents, there is...