Why gun sales are booming
Fears of crime, a potential crackdown on gun owners, a social collapse and even zombies have Americans loading up as never before. Here's why gun sales -- and gun stocks -- have taken off.
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“This year will go down in history. For the first time a civilized nation has full gun registration. Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient and the world will follow our lead into the future.” —Adolf Hitler, 1935
The people who really rule America know that guns are like a baby's pacifier: its something to keep you feeling safe and secure while the real powers regroup to steal your rights, property and your life.
Yes, there was a time when having a gun meant you could resist tyranny. But, in a world run by bankers and brokers, aided by crooked bureaucrats and donation-eager politicans, your rights and property are eroded by the legal system.
The insanely-rich can buy legislation that concentrates the economic power of the nation in their hands. That legislation is influenced (at least) and outright bought by political donations. Thus, the wealthy over time get laws that favor their rights at the expense of everyone else.
Unfortunately, guns are no use against this kind of crime. The defense of society depends on people voting like their rights, property and lives depend on it.
What I can not fathom is how after four years of President Obama basically ignoring gun laws the gun lobby can claim that he is anti-gun. If he WAS anti-gun, we would have seen some effort by his administration to limit sales of assault rifles and full-automatics machine pistols.
I mean, no one ever hunts with a "Street-sweeper" do they? If the NRA was responsible, they would draw a clear line between hunting weapons and people-killing machines. Who is running that operation, anyway? Instead of learning what menbers want, they tell members what to think and even how to vote.
Thank you to the pro-gun lobby for keeping this conversation meaningful and polite; we all have to live together in the world of tomorrow.
Honestly, I Believe the zompocolyspe will happen, I'm gonna learn how to drive an m1a1 abrams before that time, I'm also going to teach to use guns BE READY FOR IT!
Guns save lives, when seconds count and the police are minutes away..
Get educated, get trained and refuse to be a victim.
Remove via the ballot box ALL politicians that wish to take away ANY of your rights INCLUDING the Second Amendment.
You just can't go wrong in owning FIREARMS. They are a great investment and almost never loose their value. If the worst things happen, you have protection and they become as valuable as GOLD.
People forget that the meaning of words sometime change over time. In the 30s-40s, to be a square meant you where fair and honest. By the 50s, it meant you where boring and old-fashioned.
"A well regulated militia" Militia is greek for "Citizen Soldier". "Regulated", to regulate a rifle meant to "sight it in" at a predetermined distance (normaly a 100 paces or abut 100 yards). To regulate the militia (people) meant to teach them marksmanship! The first line of the Second Amendment could read "The able-bodied males of this country, being proficient in marksmanship" Make more sense, doesn't it. And for those who think they meant the National Guard? The Militia act of 1792 says that the militia is not to be used OUT SIDE of the U.S. unless they are chasing a foreign invader across the border.
Because of Obama driving our economy to collapse Police departments have laid off and are minimally staffed. I have heard excuses that the Feds are working more closely with local police departments to solve crimes so cities do not need as many police officers, which is totally stupid as what good does that do the citizen after some drug addled idiot has already broke into his home and murdered him?
We do need to be allowed to carry guns at will after showing we are not felons or violently inclined psycho. It is idiotic to not allow citizens to carry guns when the bad guys have all kinds of them and willing to kill us and our kids on the street.
I was offered a good paying job in Chicago many years ago but because of their gun laws I did not take it. There is far too much crime in big cities like Chicago, New York and LA where senseless / brainless socialist democrats rule from their million dollar homes in gated communities.
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