Tag: 2nd Amendment

Sheep, Wolves and Sheepdogs

“Honor never grows old, and honor rejoices the heart of age.  It does so because honor is, finally, about defending those noble and worthy things that deserve defending, even if it comes at a high cost.  In our time, that…

Catch Twenty-Three

Okay, here’s a little scruples quiz for you … Imagine you’re a fireman in a small town where you know everybody. You rush into a burning hotel, and there, unconscious on the floor of one of the rooms lie a…

The Kevlar Class

Thanks to the good folks over at the Buckeye Firearms Association, I have just been “treated” to an hysterical blog entry scribbled by an individual named Paul Helmke, one of the Brady victim disarmament campaigners, pretending to be surprised and…

“BEING NECESSARY …

It’s likely that no sentence has ever received as much scrutiny as the twenty-seven words of the Second Amendment, one of the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, collectively known as the Bill of Rights and, as such,…

Jim Crow Rides Again

Less than a hundred years ago, there were laws in many states and localities — not just southern ones, by any means — maliciously written, passed, and enforced for no other reason than to make living just as difficult as…

The Gun Culture’s Dirty Little Secret

Does the United States Constitution mean what it says? Does it say what it means? Was it written as some kind of obscure code that can only be interpreted into English by individuals with special education and credentials? Or was…

Enough is Enough

The twenty-seven simple, easily-understood words of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution have not proven clear and forceful enough to protect and defend the right it concerns, especially given its ideological enemies who willfully misunderstand it. In the…

With Friends Like These, Who Needs Democrats?

Rodney William Ansell was a widely-respected Australian cattleman, hunter, and outbacker, most famous for his survival skills under harsh conditions, who served as the model for the movie character “Crocodile Dundee”. His business and his family were destroyed by trendy…

Racism and Firearms

Let me preface this piece by saying two things: 1) As a white, non- Jewish, heterosexual male, I’m in the one group that’s not allowed to give opinions on racism, and 2) I don’t care, and I’m going to anyway.…

Firearms freedom can be habit forming

At the risk of sounding overly optimistic, it would seem that the last several years have added much needed momentum to the efforts to restore the Second Amendment. (Some folks would use the phrase “preserve the Second Amendment”, but we…

Global Hatred for our Second Amendment

Nothing raises the hackles of dictators, tyrants, and oligarchs more than the idea of a substantially armed citizenry. Disarming present or potential opposition has been the fundamental game plan of murderous rulers since Ancient Egypt and Rome. From the more…

Who Polices The Police?

Without police, there could be no police state. Every tyrannical law needs flesh-and-blood enforcement agents who are willing to break down doors at midnight and spit on human rights. Without them, unjust laws are nothing more than ink on paper.…