How many of us remember this man and this speech? https://youtu.be/xxHyxP6qbBk That 'intellectual elite' about which Reagan spoke is in charge of the majority of our government and social institutions. With the exception of our elected representatives, this 'elite' is self-appointed. They have risen to power though nepotism and cronyism: both of which bely their … Continue reading POINTS TO PONDER: Can the Rest of the World Stay Free and Prosperous if America Looses the 2nd Amendment?
I hate to beat a dead horse, so it's lucky for me this horse isn't dead -- not yet, anyway. Have you ever noticed that there is always one side in our public debates that refuses to use reason to argue their case? Oh, they claim to be the 'reasonable' side of the debate, but … Continue reading EDITORIAL: Things the Gun Control Lobby DO NOT Want You to Know
Have you seen this video clip? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcsKMie6M94 I honestly cannot remember the last time I was as furious, insulted, revolted, disgusted and heart-broken as I was watching this video. It served no useful purpose. It is pure propaganda. When I watched this, I saw nothing but two spoiled and disrespectful brats demanding to be given … Continue reading CURRENT EVENTS: Exploiting Parkland Shooting Survivors to Push Agenda of Tyranny
NOTE: The following post was written in response to an objection to my post: PUBLIC DEBATES: Why is Banning Guns Always the Only Acceptable Answer? Until now, I have been forced to keep the following reader's comments tightly controlled. However, since her following comment is the first in which she has made any acknowledgment of the … Continue reading TEACHABLE MOMENTS: Defending My Questioning of Gun Control Advocates
If you are in favor of gun control, I sincerely want to have a rational discussion with you. I have some questions that 'd like you to answer, but I want rational answers. By that, I mean I want reasonable answers; answers that will convince a rational person that your arguments are correct and your … Continue reading PUBLIC DEBATES: Why is Banning Guns Always the Only Acceptable Answer?
One of the most frequent arguments for 'gun control*' is that the Founders could not have foreseen inventions such as machine guns or other weapons of mass destruction. The problem with this claim is that they knew about machine guns and other weapons of mass destruction because they already existed. In fact, they existed long … Continue reading OBJECTIONS TO ORIGINAL INTENT: The Founders Couldn’t Foresee That
Now that we know the Founders said the People are the militia, the militia is independent of government and is intended to be a bulwark against government tyranny, let's address a more difficult subject. What did the Founders mean when they said the People have the right to 'arms?' Did they leave us anything to … Continue reading ORIGINAL INTENT: What did the Founders Mean by ‘Arms?’