Posts Tagged ‘gun rights’

Mayor Daley Vows to Fight Coming Plague of Law-Abiding Gun Owners

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Not much to add beyond the headline, except: why do so many people fear those who obey the law?

With leftist politicians, the answer is plain: They don’t like the “little people” having too much power, and they certainly don’t want them to be too self-reliant. Liberals’ er… socialists’ entire power base is built on people depending on government for what they need. The “public safety” claims are a sham, repudiated time and time again by real-world crime statistics anywhere gun control laws have been instituted or loosened. Ban guns, violent crime goes up. Allow concealed carry, violent crime goes down. Why? Criminals prefer disarmed victims, because they don’t like getting shot.

And to the Mayor of Washington, DC: Thank you for being a damned fool and pushing Keller all the way to the top.

Our Benevolent Overlords

Monday, March 24th, 2008

Our government, specifically the ATF, has released a request to vendors containing the following (emphasis mine):

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms requires the following items, Purchase Description Determined by Line Item, to the following:

LI 001, EXACT MATCH ONLY – Leatherman Micra Color: Blue – Part number 64340101K Engraved with:… “always think forfeiture”

A “Leatherman”, if you are not familiar, is a Leatherman multi-tool — similar to the once-ubiquitous Swiss Army Knife. The “Micra” requested is a small model suitable for a keychain, presumably to be given out to agents.

How nice of them to confirm where their priorities lie. Never forget — governments always want to tighten their control over their citizens, and it’s a lot easier to control an unarmed populace.

Hat Tip: TJICistan, who has nice idea for a t-shirt.

The Bible on Human Rights

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

Interesting post from Maynard over at Tammy’s place. A story from the Old Testament, and an interesting take on modern politics.

A manipulative advisor had convinced the King to issue an edict to exterminate the Jews. Upon realizing his error…

7 King Xerxes replied to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, “Because Haman attacked the Jews, I have given his estate to Esther, and they have hanged him on the gallows.

8 Now write another decree in the king’s name in behalf of the Jews as seems best to you, and seal it with the king’s signet ring ? for no document written in the king’s name and sealed with his ring can be revoked.”

Quick show of hands: Who knows what the new decree was?

Interesting to note that the Jews actually have a holiday to celebrate this.

Go read.

Bang. You’re dead.

Saturday, January 12th, 2008

Why I will, never, ever promote or support any type of gun control, “reasonable” restrictions, or waiting periods….