The Shot Heard Around the World

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  • Bravo, Chris!

    To my recollection it was Hollywood in some mini series that placed the onus, well, on us – that is our Founding Patriots. Now there’s a place to learn history!

    I keep writing my Republican Representative in the 113th Congress about standing in defense of the 2nd Amendment (as well as the 4th and 10th – let’s not forget gun control infringes both of those too) and his repeated form letter comes back with the same sappy liberal Emo weep about Sandy Hook (I am not insensitive to what happened there but that isn’t about guns. That is about a sick Criminal HUMAN mind!) But “Having said that…” he does go on to vaguely promise to defend our 2nd Amendment rights.

    He is a young first termer and I’m sure just as blinded by the Emo-Speak that has been preached to us all of our lives! (Emo – the inglorious propensity to be emotional rather than rational – Drama – any means is justified by the End when it “feels” good… Is it farther to Chicago by bus or do you carry your lunch!)

    There has always been this cry of indignation to the wrongs committed in this world. But ever since the Holocaust in WWII this cry has been ramped up to a level of extreme expectations. We won the War, therefore we became convinced that we could resolve any and every wrong that happens – and we seem to think it is MORE government that does this!

    Well guess what? We can’t. Keep this in mind; once Britain was kicked out of the Colonies there really wasn’t very much government left. And look how well the New States Did!

    The Constitution is all ABOUT less Government – and for very good reason. Explain it to yourself by observing just how complicated our government has become. You now have to watch it full-time to keep it in check. In the old days it was often a mere after thought!

    And I am completely desensitized by the words “Shooter” and “Shootings” in the liberal media to describe MURDER!!!

  • I agree with Bob’s comment about your unique’ approach I might add that particulary the young boys & wives were taught how to use a gun as well…& it wasn’t so they could hunt. Un like Obama, the settlers couldn’t sit down & talk at a beer pow wow (no beer) People mock the simple phrase “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people ” Yes, they ridicule it, but never DISprove it…

  • Very good article. I particularly like your point about the “shot heard round the world”. Never thought of it that way but you are right about it.