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“The right of the citizens to keep and bear arms has justly been considered, as the palladium of the liberties of a republic; since it offers a strong moral check against the usurpation and arbitrary power of rulers; and will generally, even if these are successful in the first instance, enable the people to resist and triumph over them.” Joseph Story — Associate Justice from 1811-1845

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If the representatives of the people betray their constituents, there is then no resource left but in the exertion of that original right of self-defense which is paramount to all positive forms of government, and which against the usurpations of the national rulers, may be exerted with infinitely better prospect of success than against those of the rulers of an individual state. In a single state, if the persons intrusted with supreme power become usurpers, the different parcels, subdivisions, or districts of which it consists, having no distinct government in each, can take no regular measures for defense. The citizens … Continue reading

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 “In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem. From time to time we’ve been tempted to believe that society has become too complex to be managed by self-rule, that government by an elite group is superior to government for, by, and of the people. Well, if no one among us is capable of governing himself, then who among us has the capacity to govern someone else? All of us together, in and out of government, must bear the burden.” – Ronald Reagan   We’ve often heard the first sentence of this famous quote.  … Continue reading

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We live in a wondrous time in which the strong is weak because of his moral scruples and the weak grows strong because of his audacity. • Otto von Bismarck And this, boys and girls, is why the democrats prevail so much and so often

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For the first time, I am ashamed to be a German. Kaiser Wilhelm II In regard to Adolf Hitler’s Kristallnacht (November 1938).  While not a fan of Jews, Wilhelm was moreso NOT a fan of evil, and he saw this action as an evil directed against a sub-class of Germans (who were Jewish) by socialists (of whom he was even less of a fan). I think we are seeing a number of small kristallnachten here as the left goes further and further into the depths of insanity.  (As a friend of mine pointed out the other day, the book burnings … Continue reading