Right of the People

In 1776 a war broke out between the Colonists and the British monarchy over the subjects’ rights to defend themselves.

On the one hand, it was required that local militias be formed of all men to protect the towns and villages.  On the other hand, the Colonists had begun to take issue with the way they were taxed, among other things.  King George III had decided that the Colonists needed a lesson.

A local Governor in Virginia, Lord Dunmore ordered the removal of the gunpowder from the magazine in Williamsburg, Virginia to a Royal Navy ship.  The incident came to known as “The Gunpowder incident” and happened the day after the Concord and Lexington battles.

This action sparked local unrest, and militia companies began mustering throughout the colony. Patrick Henry led a small militia force toward Williamsburg to force return of the gunpowder to the colony’s control. The matter was resolved without conflict when a payment of £330 was made to Henry. Dunmore, fearing for his personal safety, later retreated to a naval vessel, ending royal control of the colony.

On 20 January 2020, the rally brought tens of thousands of armed men and women to the forefront of history.  There was no bloodshed, no fighting, but there was an underlying indictment of the men and women in office in Virginia, from Governor Ralph Northam, to each and every Legislator in the state congress.  Current estimates say no less than 22,000 people showed up.  But, those estimates take into account only the area surrounding the actual Capitol building and not the other people in the streets leading up to the capitol.

Throughout the day, helicopters hovered, and drones were forbidden, so exact numbers are unknown at this time.

Youtubers videoed much of the activities, and interviewed people through out the morning.

Americans from all over the country came to show that the Second Amendment shall not be infringed.

Reading through the comments in Twitter, Facebook, the Main Stream Media, there are those who state they will continue to go through with the banning of guns.  Others, on the 2A side chide those who went with words of “Nothing happened, you accomplished nothing at all”.

In fact, what happened that day was to affirm our rights.  First Amendment, Second Amendment, were brought to the forefront, and the men and women that made the event happen are the heroes of the day.

They showed:

  1. Our Rights are IMPORTANT TO US ALL
  2. That Patriots, Americans, will stand up and defend what is theirs
  3. That violence isn’t the only way to make a point
  4. Laws aren’t necessarily RIGHT, especially when they are being used to take control of the population
  5. That people of all races can come together
  6. That people of BOTH SIDES of this argument can come together (there were Right and Left wingers there)
  7. A very large number of people came together and gave voice for millions of others.

Remember, we know that those who lived in America at the time of the Revolutionary War were many, but not everyone was on one side or the other.  Some were on the fence over being Royal Subjects of the Crown.  Others, not so much.

In the end, it is estimated that a mere three percent of the colonies population at the time stood up and fought.  The actual number of participation are actually closer to 6% of the total population, but roughly 3% actually fought.  The rest were support people in some way.

On the 20th, an as-yet undetermined number of people showed up, but estimates have ranged from a low ten thousand to as much as one hundred fifty thousand.

Assuming for a moment, that those folks that showed up represented only the III% of this country who would stand up and fight, there should be closer to 9,904,660 people.

In truth – that is a number larger than the entire US Military, plus all of the Federal “officers” in this country.

And, given we have a population of 330 million, and the fact there are 393 million guns in the population there is a definite disparity here.

In the end, those with guns outnumber those without, and also outnumber those who might be used as a tool by a tyrannical government to disarm the population.

In the end, this is why the 20th was important.  To show that those who would wield a law against us, to disarm us, and to usurp our rights will never stand to those of us who support and defend that Constitution.

This author, as  III%er, and an Oath Keep believes his Rights are derived naturally – or from God, as many believe, and NOT from the Government.  We are not subjects of a Monarchy, but rather Free Citizens of the United States first and foremost.

No state, government, governor, or Congress shall infringe on our Bill of Rights and we mean to keep that in place.

Even if they attempt to repeal the Second Amendment, which will precipitate a war.

War is not something the US Government wants with IT’S OWN PEOPLE.

Some in the US Government and some state governments might want to interfere with our rights, but it’s in their best interest to stop meddling, stand down, step back and regain some common sense.

 

We Patriots ask of everyone else who is not actively involved at this point to take the time to call your OWN state Representatives and tell them to STOP the gun bans.  Stand up and be heard.  Write the Federal Government, Congress, the President and tell them “We will NOT comply” with any gun bans, we will no longer stand down and shut up.  They can’t guilt us into silence.

Those days are done.

 

Richmond, Virginia and the Gun Ban – 1-20-2020

I once lived in Virginia.  Many of my forefathers are from there in fact (a Great-Great-Great Grandfather named James Thompson Donaldson Sr. was born in Scott County, lived in Wythe Co VA and later Kentucky. My family migrated with Daniel Boone to Kentucky from Virginia.

I have roots there, and deep connection with the state of Virginia, even though I no longer live there and likely never will.

Here’s a little bit of history for perspective:

The first shots of the Civil War were fired in Virginia.

Williamsberg VA was the site of one of the first “gun confiscations” in the place soon to be know as “United States” when Governor Dunmore led the official British forces in Virginia at the start of the American Revolution. Local residents had appointed guards to watch the brick “magazine” in Williamsburg where the coloniy’s muskets and gunpowder were stored, but on the very windy night of April 20, 1775 they abandoned their posts. Dunmore took advantage of the opportunity. He had 20 sailors and marines from the schooner Magdalen land at Burwell’s Ferry, near the modern Kigsmill Resort. They walked four miles to Williamsburg, opened the locked gates of the magazine using keys provided by Lord Dunmore, and started to remove the half-barrels of gunpowder weighing 65 pounds each.

Local residents quickly discovered what was happening, but the sailors and marines had time to load 15 of the 18 half-barrels into a wagon and return safely to the Magdalen.

The governor claimed he was ensuring a slave insurrection could not use the gunpowder, but the colonists recognized he was disarming them. Patrick Henry led militia on an unauthorized march to the capital city; violence was avoided by a face-saving compromise when the royal Receiver General paid for the value of the gunpowder.

( Mary Miley Theobald, “The Monstrous Absurdity,” Colonial Williamsburg Journal, Summer 2006, https://www.history.org/foundation/journal/Summer06/plots.cfm; Norman Fuss, “Prelude To Rebellion: Dunmore’s Raid On The Williamsburg Magazine,” Journal of the American Revolution, April 2, 2015, https://allthingsliberty.com/2015/04/prelude-to-rebellion-dunmores-raid-on-the-williamsburg-magazine-april-21-1775(last checked June 4, 2019))

Yesterday, Monday 20 Jan 2020, a similar event occurred.

As  State Legislator Amanda Chase says, this is not a “Virginia Problem”. This is an “America Problem”.

It’s NOT about guns. It’s about Rights. It’s about the fact the Second Amendment is part of the Bill of Rights. It wasn’t placed there to create an army, or give permission to the “national guard” to carry arms.

It clearly, VERY CLEARLY, states two important things. The people are the militia. The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall NOT be infringed.

Virginia and the USA are “Free States” and as such, our citizens are forever, “the Militia”. It’s not a few men and women who decide to put on a uniform and a “patch”, and it’s not “white people”, it’s not “racists”.

It is EVERYONE in this country who has those rights.

It is the GOVERNMENT WHO MAY NOT TAKE THEM AWAY.

The United States of America, her citizens, WILL NOT GIVE UP their rights. We keep those guns as a Symbol of Freedom.

To the rest of the world – we don’t care what you do, think, or say. This is Europe or Australia. This is sure as hell NOT Russia, or China and anyone that wants to emulate THOSE places are welcome to move out of this country to one more suitable for their tastes.

The Left in America is simply WRONG.

Stand down, stop trying to ban our guns.

We’re finished listening to you and your illogical reasoning.

AmandaChase

40 Reasons To Ban Guns

40 Reasons To Ban GunsArguments Made By Liberal Lawmakers
1. Banning guns works, which is why New York , DC , Detroit & Chicago cops need guns.

2. Washington DC ‘s low murder rate of 69 per 100,000 is due to strict gun control, and Indianapolis ‘ high murder rate of 9 per 100,000 is due to the lack of gun control.

3. Statistics showing high murder rates justify gun control but statistics showing increasing murder rates after gun control are “just statistics.”

4. The Brady Bill and the Assault Weapons Ban, both of which went into effect in 1994 are responsible for the decrease in violent crime rates, which have been declining since 1991.

5. We must get rid of guns because a deranged lunatic may go on a shooting spree at any time and anyone who would own a gun out of fear of such a lunatic is paranoid.

6. The more helpless you are the safer you are from criminals.

7. An intruder will be incapacitated by tear gas or oven spray, but if shot with a .357 Magnum will get angry and kill you.

8. A woman raped and strangled is morally superior to a woman with a smoking gun and a dead rapist at her feet.

9. When confronted by violent criminals, you should “put up no defense – give them what they want, or run” (Handgun Control Inc. Chairman Pete Shields, Guns Don’t Die – People Do, 1981, p. 125).

10. The New England Journal of Medicine is filled with expert advice about guns; just like Guns & Ammo has some excellent treatises on heart surgery.

11. One should consult an automotive engineer for safer seat belts, a civil engineer for a better bridge, a surgeon for internal medicine, a computer programmer for hard drive problems, and Sarah Brady for firearms expertise.

12. The 2nd Amendment, ratified in 1787, refers to the National Guard, which was created 130 years later, in 1917.

13. The National Guard, federally funded, with bases on federal land, using federally-owned weapons, vehicles, buildings and uniforms, punishing trespassers under federal law, is a “state” militia.

14. These phrases: “right of the people peaceably to assemble,” “right of the people to be secure in their homes,” “enumerations herein of certain rights shall not be construed to disparage others retained by the people,” and “The powers not delegated herein are reserved to the states respectively, and to the people” all refer to individuals, but “the right of the people to keep and bear arms” refers to the state.

15. “The Constitution is strong and will never change.” But we should ban and seize all guns thereby violating the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Amendments to that Constitution.

16. Rifles and handguns aren’t necessary to national defense! Of course, the army has hundreds of thousands of them.

17. Private citizens shouldn’t have handguns, because they aren’t “military weapons”, but private citizens shouldn’t have “assault rifles”, because they are military weapons.

18. In spite of waiting periods, background checks, fingerprinting, government forms, etc., guns today are too readily available, which is responsible for recent school shootings. In the 1940’s, 1950’s and 1960’s, anyone could buy guns at hardware stores, army surplus stores, gas stations, variety stores, Sears mail order, no waiting, no background check, no fingerprints, no government forms and there were no school shootings.

19. The NRA’s attempt to run a “don’t touch” campaign about kids handling guns is propaganda, but the anti-gun lobby’s attempt to run a “don’t touch” campaign is responsible social activity.

20. Guns are so complex that special training is necessary to use them properly, and so simple to use that they make murder easy.

21. A handgun, with up to 4 controls, is far too complex for the typical adult to learn to use, as opposed to an automobile that only has 20.

22. Women are just as intelligent and capable as men but a woman with a gun is “an accident waiting to happen” and gun makers’ advertisements aimed at women are “preying on their fears.”

23. Ordinary people in the presence of guns turn into slaughtering butchers but revert to normal when the weapon is removed.

24. Guns cause violence, which is why there are so many mass killings at gun shows.

25. A majority of the population supports gun control, just like a majority of the population supported owning slaves.

26. Any self-loading small arm can legitimately be considered to be a “weapon of mass destruction” or an “assault weapon.”

27. Most people can’t be trusted, so we should have laws against guns, which most people will abide by because they can be trusted.

28. The right of Internet pornographers to exist cannot be questioned because it is constitutionally protected by the Bill of Rights, but the use of handguns for self defense is not really protected by the Bill of Rights.

29. Free speech entitles one to own newspapers, transmitters, computers, and typewriters, but self- defense only justifies bare hands.

30. The ACLU is good because it uncompromisingly defends certain parts of the Constitution, and the NRA is bad, because it defends other parts of the Constitution.

31. Charlton Heston, a movie actor as president of the NRA is a cheap lunatic who should be ignored, but Michael Douglas, a movie actor as a representative of Handgun Control, Inc. is an ambassador for peace who is entitled to an audience at the UN arms control summit.

32. Police operate with backup within groups, which is why they need larger capacity pistol magazines than do “civilians” who must face criminals alone and therefore need less ammunition.

33. We should ban “Saturday Night Specials” and other inexpensive guns because it’s not fair that poor people have access to guns too.

34. Police officers have some special Jedi-like mastery over handguns that private citizens can never hope to obtain.

35. Private citizens don’t need a gun for self- protection because the police are there to protect them even though the Supreme Court says the police are not responsible for their protection.

36. Citizens don’t need to carry a gun for personal protection but police chiefs, who are desk-bound administrators who work in a building filled with cops, need a gun.

37. “Assault weapons” have no purpose other than to kill large numbers of people. The police need assault weapons. You do not.

38. When Microsoft pressures its distributors to give Microsoft preferential promotion, that’s bad; but when the Federal government pressures cities to buy guns only from Smith & Wesson, that’s good.

39. Trigger locks do not interfere with the ability to use a gun for defensive purposes, which is why you see police officers with one on their duty weapon.

40. Handgun Control, Inc., says they want to “keep guns out of the wrong hands.” Guess what? You have the wrong hands.

 

Unintended Consequences

The law of unintended consequences illuminates the perverse unanticipated effects of legislation and regulation.

In the social sciences, unintended consequences are outcomes that are not the ones foreseen and intended by a purposeful action. The term was popularized in the twentieth century by American sociologist Robert K. Merton.

UnintendedConsequences is what happens when you attempt to remove the Rights of Free people, because a few loud mouths with zero understanding of history yell louder than the rest of us.

Stand up and be heard.  Shout down the Democrats, Liberals and ignorance of the “Student Protesters” to Congress.

#UnintendedConsequences

A book for you all to read.  Please understand that you will become Red Pilled even more than you are now if you read this book. Download, save, read and pass on.

Consider this my gift to #III%, #2A#MilitiaGroups#Patriots in the USA.

https://www.freedomsphoenix.com/Uploads/129/Media/Unintended_Consequences.pdf

 

Confiscation? Now…

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/02/gun-confiscation-center-opens-seattle/

http://www.dcclothesline.com/2018/03/07/seattle-police-begin-nazi-style-gun-confiscation-no-laws-broken-no-warrant-no-charges/

Apparently it has started.

AAFES, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service has apparently begun removing “military grade” weapons accessories from their shelves.  Not sure in what this is response to yet.

aafes

Trying to understand what day the People will stand up and say “ENOUGH!”

 

Second Amendment is an Individual Right – NOT Militias

https://fellowshipoftheminds.com/2018/02/27/supreme-court-ruled-in-2008-that-second-amendment-applies-to-individuals-not-militias-and-may-include-military-weapons/

 

Apparently, the Left wants nothing more than to change already existing laws to something they can better digest.

For instance, if you have a law that says “Murder is illegal”, they want it to read “Murder is illegal, except if we do it to babies by aborting them, but you can’t buy a gun to defend yourself”.  Kind of like that.  A non-sequitur of sorts in the law makes them happy.

Above at that link you will find that the US Supreme Court has stated CLEARLY that owning weapons, including “military weapons” is an individual right.  You can’t change this. It is immutable.

And yet, the Left is going batshitzcrazy today over guns, gun rights, AR15s and “military weapons” – which the AR15 isn’t.

 

Written for Facebook

I’m going to say something here bound to piss off my friends who are anti-gun, and anti-Conservative… but, let me be clear here….

All of the bullshit you folks are coming up with to “stop mass murders” are talking points from a group of Communists hell BENT on taking over the United States.

I know, I know you’re all going to say you’re not a Marxist, you’re a Progressive. You’re not a Communist, you’re a Liberal. You’re not hateful, but you just hate guns, and those who can’t see things your way.

While that all sounds cool, you can’t see it my way either.

After Forty years of Defending the United States against enemies, both Foreign and Domestic (that’s in my oath, and includes our OWN people who want to destroy the Constitution, which, I’m also sworn to protect) I can’t see a point of view that is detrimental to the Constitution.

Which is what a Left Leaning person in this country actually espouses. If you want to “ban guns” in any way, shape or form, you are a “Marxist/Leftist/Progressive/Commie” and you fit whichever category I feel like placing you in. Because, today, the lines are blurred.

So – let me be very, very clear. As an American – and I don’t have hyphens in my name, even though my family is of Irish Descent – I’ve been here 60+ years, and my family for 6+ generations. Did my family come here voluntarily? No. They were forced here by the British. Then FOUGHT the same assholes to establish this country with a Constitution that STILL stands over 200 years later for the same principles today as then.

Americans who want to “ban guns” or pretend to want to ban guns, or say “We’re not coming for your guns” are all liars. They are as un American as they come.

There are NO laws that can be made, changed or added to the existing laws that would have changed the outcome of ONE of the various Mass Murders in this country. Almost every one of the shooters were OVER the age of 21 (a few weren’t) and of those that weren’t, they stole the guns they used.

Of those who bought their own guns, they were suspected prior to their purchases of being unstable, including the last guy in Florida.

Anyone who wishes to ban guns, or thinks we need “common sense laws” is my enemy. If you haven’t already de-friended me, now is the time. Do it. I dare you.

If you do NOT, then you need to wake up and think. Stop accepting the news media as gospel, and stop believing everything the Left is telling you. Stop being Brain Washed (and YES, you’re fucking BRAIN WASHED). Whether you chose to believe this or not, you are.

I have many years on most of you. I’m older than many, and maybe a little younger than a few, but not ONE of my “idealisms” came from a book or a professor, they came from Common Sense and real life experience. You might not think I’m smart, but I’ve had 30 years of college, along with my real-life military and worldly experience (50 countries, how many of you have been to 50 countries?) along with a common sense gene passed on from my mom and dad (Dad called it Horse sense).

If you want to ban guns, get out of my life. And hide. Please. Don’t ever show your face to me again. I don’t want to see you.

Because when the Civil War started by the Left begins there is only going to be one winner. It isn’t going to be the Left.

Good bye to those who choose to de-friend me today

 


Apparently, no one wants to take me on about the above post.  The Lefties who are constantly making rude, sarcastic remarks begged off of that particular post.  But, it’s there on Facebook, and there it will remain.