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A Divided Nation?

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Ferguson MissouriThis VIDEO [Michael Brown’s Mother] shows exactly the type of “mentality” that continues to divide our Nation. A cause; born out of the grief and anguish felt by a mother for the loss of her son. That grief is now exhorted by a political system that feeds upon the division of its citizens to further destroy this country through any means possible.

This is a battle tactic that has been used for years. They create a diversion (Martin and Brown) who are really only “pawns” in this callous game they’re playing and on any other normal day would just be a casualty of life, but because it is “white on black” it plays better in the media. Proof of this is urban drive by shootings of black on black initiated violence. Where’s this”No justice, no peace” then? Why is the media downplaying those murders? Why isn’t Sharpton banging that drum? Is the loss of innocent lives not media worthy? Is the life of a 5 year old little girl who was playing innocently on a playground worth less than a grown man who ignored the orders of a law enforcement officer?

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Limitation of Power: Why You SHOULD “Do Politics”!

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Pericles On PoliticsThe old adage, “Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely” is being played out right here in America. The irony is that the United States of America was founded upon the limitation of power on the part of the government. Divided, co-equal branches of government, checks and balances and strictly limited, enumerated powers have all seemingly fallen by the wayside. The question is, WHY? What went wrong? Who is to blame? Of course, depending on who you ask, you are liable to get a whole host of different answers to those questions, simple because those who are truly responsible simply will not accept the blame. So, who IS to blame, who IS responsible for the absolutely corrupt and power hungry leviathan that our government has become?

YOU ARE! I AM! Our parents and grandparents are to blame as well. In short, it is We The People as a whole who have defiled this nation and fed the power hungry leviathan.

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Respect, Disrespect and Self-Respect: I Do NOT Think These Words Mean What You Think They Mean.

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Respect Is Earned, NOT Demanded.In the aftermath of the Michael Brown / Officer Darren Wilson grand jury findings, the focus of the rage in Ferguson Missouri and across the country has begun to morph. As the EVIDENCE comes out, it overwhelmingly supports the version of events as told by Officer Wilson, multiple witnesses and the forensic evidence. With no evidence of police misconduct or racism, the unrest has begun to focus on the issue of respect and disrespect. A perceived lack of respect of the black community in general and the seemingly disrespectful way that Michael Brown’s body was handled after the shooting. All of which seems to be the result of ignorance and lack of self-respect.

So, once again we saddle up the “words have meanings” dead horse and beat it to death again.

Respect: a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements.

Disrespect: lack of respect or courtesy or to show a lack of respect for; insult.

Self-Respect: pride and confidence in oneself; a feeling that one is behaving with honor and dignity.

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Gun Guy & Gun Gal Gifts With A Purpose

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Ok, let me just say right up front, my sincerest apologies to you gun gals, but as a guy I can only speak for the gun GUYS out there. Although, I know for a fact that many of these gift ideas will appeal to the Gun Gals as well and I have included a couple for the ladies, too. So, what to get your favorite gun guy/gal for Christmas? Well, any “gun guy/gal” worth the title already has guns, right? For your beloved gun guy/gal, it’s time to accessorize. Gift giving with a purpose through CDH

What good are guns without ammo, right? There’s no such thing as “too much ammo”! Now that we have the obvious out of the way, now what? It has often been said that “firearms are Barbies for men”, but believe you me gun gals out there can accessorize and help your gun guys.

Every firearm has it’s own almost infinite list accessory options, so we’ll just take a look at a few to give you some ideas.

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Did We Expect Anything Less

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Did We Expect Anything Less?It seems Obama‘s recent “stay the course” speech to the Ferguson rioters has provided an immense amount of media fodder for both sides of the political spectrum. Liberals calling him a genius who understands the problems of the oppressed while conservatives call him a “race baiter”. This would make me ROFL, if I didn’t have a dog that sheds like an old man, I would already be on the floor.

 

First I would like to say that my thoughts and prayers go out to all those in and around the Ferguson area, who may be affected by this insanity. Stay frosty and make good choices.

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Snowpocalypse? Or Just Life?

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SnowpocalypseI really don’t get the news media’s sensationalization of this snow storm in the Northeast. When we lived in Aberdeen, South Dakota in the mid to late ’60’s, 5-6 feet of snow over night was not unusual, in fact was actually the norm once a month or so. People in Canada are ROFL.

My Dad often had to dig out a “path” to be able to get the snow mobile out of the garage to go to work on. Somewhere I have a picture he took where he rolled up the garage door, and there is a narrow black strip along the top that is the night sky; the white is the snow that was about 7 feet deep in our driveway.

The National Guard and the Army Corps of Engineers would go around bulldozing streets, parking lots and using skip loaders to clear driveways. Almost everyone had some kind of tractor or Bobcat they could use to dig themselves out, and helped those neighbors and relatives out who for whatever reason didn’t have their own.

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So You Think All We Have To Do Is Vote Them Out Of Existence

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Keep It Up Brother, The Fight is not over by a damn sightSo you think we‘ve won the war, simply because we had an election where conservative values actually made a difference? Sure the new “grassroots” efforts of social media warriors across our inter-web finally got We the People’s dander up. Up enough to pull themselves away from “Dancing with the Stars”, so they could cast a vote in the right direction (although I’m truly uncertain what the “right” political direction is anymore…?).

 

So while you’re basking in your glory, please don’t break your arms patting yourselves on the back! It’s a step in the right direction for sure, but this is only one of many skirmishes We the People will have to fight in the foreseeable future. It’s time for all of us to realize that this “socio-fascist” precipice we are so precariously balanced upon is… OUR FAULT! Yep, that’s right, I said it… It’s OUR fault!

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2nd Amendment: A Well Regulated Militia…

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A Second Amendment Tutorial: The definition of words may change over time, but the original intent at the time they were written does not.A Second Amendment Tutorial: First let us start with a firm foundation. The definition of words may change over time, but the original intent at the time they were written does not.

The opening words of the 2nd Amendment have fueled more misinterpretation and infringement upon American freedoms than just about any other part of the Constitution. What is “A Well Regulated Militia?” If “the people” have an individual right to “keep and bear” arms, then why start out the 2nd amendment talking about a “well regulated militia?” Do you have to be in a militia to keep and bear arms? It’s actually not as complicated as many would have you believe. In researching this article, even I learned a few things. The best place to start is the beginning. What does “well regulated” mean, or more appropriately, what did it MEAN at the time the second amendment was written?

Cult of Peace

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    I have been asked by several people close to me, what do I think about the lady who was brutally murdered in Oklahoma by a practicing islamist. So, I think it is well past time that the issue of islam is addressed, not just by myself, but by all Defenders of the Republic.

    Islam is at open war against Liberty, the two cannot co-exist, nor can Liberty be trusted with any follower of muhammad. And before anyone can ignorantly defend islam through the first amendment, understand the fact that there is no protection written into the Bill of Rights or anywhere in our Constitution that permits treasonous speech and behavior against the Rights protected by our Constitution.
Embrace Islam… If you two accept Islam, you will remain in command of your country; but if your refuse my Call, you’ve got to remember that all of your possessions are perishable. My horsemen will appropriate your land, and my Prophethood will assume preponderance over your kingship.”  – Saifur Rahman, The Sealed Nectar p.227-228 One of several letters from Muhammad to rulers of other countries.  

2016 Presidential Actors

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   I have seen lists being circulated lately of contenders for the 2016 presidential race. I know part of that is because the GOP is truly without a leader and tottering back and forth between conservative and moderate values on any given issue, with a demoralized and confused base of support.

    Well instead of offering my own list of contenders, I am going to tell you who has absolutely no business running for office. I think it is obvious that some people will run simply because they have nothing to lose and it enables them to turn our election process into a marketing and PR campaign for personal gain and product recognition for book tours and public speaking engagements. Such candidates tend to throw their hat into the ring, and then quickly retreat before public scrutiny will show them what they are really made of, or they stay longer than their 15 minutes of fame, and turn their act into a freak show performance.

    Our country is too close to the brink of collapse to entertain sideshow stage performances by snake oil/used car salesmen who care only about their bank accounts and market branding, and have zero regard for our Country and constitution. You won’t find someone on this list who does not have a strong history of political opportunism: someone that is in politics for the paycheck and puts a price tag on principles.