Quote of the Day

The people have a right to keep arms; therefore, if we should have some Executive who attempted to set himself up as dictator or king, the people can organize themselves together and, with the arms and ammunition they have, they can properly protect themselves. . . .(87 CONG.REC., 77th Cong., 1st Sess., 7102 [Aug. 13, 1941])Representative John W. Patman (D-TX)

In 1941 Patman concurred with Rep. Hall’s arguments against gun control, adding the above.

OK – not all Democrats are gun-grabbers (and he was from Texas)

About vonMesser

Retired from the US Navy (21 years) and state (20 years). Recently remarried after being widowed for 5 years. 2 daughters, and a step-daughter, all functioning adults). Graduated from college after the Navy with BA in Education, psychology, Economics, History and Political Science. Teach Hunter Safety for Washington (since 1991) and do historical reenactments for Civil War, WW-1and WW-2.
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4 Responses to Quote of the Day

  1. Elaine Morris says:

    “There are two ways to destroy a Nation. One is by debt; and the other is by the sword”. John Adams.

  2. Hardnox says:

    In 1941 not all democrats were gun grabbers…. er… well, they are now. They’re not even democrats either. They are leftists.