The Elephant in The Room: An Armed Citizenry vs. A Tyrannical Government
What if the American government ever goes bad and becomes a police state? That tyrannical government, IF it could enlist the willing support of every American soldier and every American cop (which is thankfully doubtful), could field perhaps a total of 1.5 million armed personnel. These duped soldiers and cops would have to go to their jobs each day facing a bare minimum of 10 MILLION very, very motivated and angry armed American citizens. The other 55 million would sit on the fence waiting, with their guns, to see which way the tide was flowing.
Additionally, you must logically ask WHY the present government is so obsessively committed to gun control. If our government has become so overpowering, so omnipotent, and its a waste of our time to even imagine resisting tyranny, then why do They even worry about the citizens being armed?
And why did the political regimes that committed genocide though the history of the 20th Century, first REGISTER and then CONFISCATE firearms before marching unarmed masses off to killing fields?
If an armed government is so omnipotent, why have so many armed governments gone to the effort and expense of gun confiscation?
The Turks did it to the Armenians. Lenin did it to Russians. Hitler did it to many Germans and all Jews. Stalin gave Russians a horrific double dose. And Mao, the world record holding mass murderer, did it to Red China.
--JPFO Founder Aaron Zelman, in an Open Letter to Michael Savage in 2009
Amidst all the hysterical screaming of leftist politicians, pundits, and the mind controlling socialist media in the wake of the Tucson lunacy of Jared Loughner, it is easy to lose sight of the elephant in the room.
The Second Amendment has nothing to do with hunters rights. It is not even to protect us from burglars, rapists, muggers, or even lunatics like Jared Loughner. These uses of a firearm for food or self defense are actually spin offs of the original intent of 2A.
An armed citizenry is a polite citizenry, this is true. However, an armed citizenry is the ONLY way to ensure, to guarantee, that the potentially megalomaniacal egos of politicians, authoritarian police hierarchs (like Sheriff Dimwit Dupnik of AZ) and the military leadership are kept under a quiet, and yet very emphatic, restraint.
An armed citizenry whispers into the ears of every politician, soldier, and cop: Steady there. Think again. Remember, if you get too far out of line, and come to enslave us, We the People have retained the power to kill you."
After all, these tax consumers all blithely refer to themselves as public servants dont they? Then that makes We the People the masters, doesnt it?
Dont misread my words. All those hysterically addled leftist mind manipulators out there secretly know this is true. They hate it. But they know it is true, even through the fog of their gun phobic mental illness.
If someone wants to accuse me of hate speech theyd better first begin by indicting, in absentia, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and virtually the entire cast of our Founders. Im just an ordinary American who cherishes the liberty they created for me and my loved ones to enjoy. I, and millions of others, take this stuff very, very seriously.
A friend of mine once said it rather succinctly, right to the face of a 2A sympathetic police officer, a righteous and loyal American cop: Obey the Constitution, and we wont shoot you.
The police officer was stunned at first. And then he smiled and offered his hand to my friend. As these two patriotic Americans (my friend was a Marine Corp veteran) shook hands, the police officer said: You got a deal.
Want to learn more about these outstanding American police officers and soldiers? Go to the Oathkeepers website.
In closing: Friends, if you dont own a gun, get one immediately (with at least 100 rounds of ammunition). Learn to use it well. And then pray that you never have to use it for the true reason our American Founders intended.
And one final suggestion: The more they tell us to turn down the rhetoric, the louder we must become. History teaches that this approach, and nothing else, will preserve our freedom. We cannot compromise with evil.
Frequent JPFO contributor and strategist, Kirby Ferris collaborated intensively with Aaron Zelman over the last two years. Ferris is now the Public Affairs Director of JPFO. This article is reposted with permission by JPFO.
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