Disarmament is enslavement

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In Victor Reilly’s gun-grabbing letter to the editor (“Solve gun rights problem,” April 17), he assures us that the term “militia” had a totally different meaning more than 200 years ago than would be applicable today.

I believe George Mason, a co-author of the Second Amendment, would disagree with him. In 1788, during Virginia’s convention to ratify the Constitution, Mason spoke these words. “I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people. To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.”

Reilly suggests Congress pass a law that “replaces” the Second Amendment. The left is notorious in its disdain for the Constitution, particularly the Bill of Rights. It’s an obstacle to them imposing their will on the masses. Reilly thinks guns must be bought up and transferred to the police and the military.

Someone else once had similar ideas when he said, “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, chancellor of Germany, 1933.

Bob Waters

Augusta

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GiantsAllDay
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GiantsAllDay 04/25/13 - 02:38 pm
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You conservatives who insist

You conservatives who insist on trampling on the constitution, please take a look at this little video clip and then take a long look at yourselves.
http://youtu.be/6g-FbDzAHSs

RMSHEFF
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RMSHEFF 04/25/13 - 03:12 pm
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Surprise, Surprise, Surprise

If only Liberal had to live in the world they are creating for the rest of us to live in ! Now Harry Reid and the elite politicians want to be exempt from ObamaCare. No flight delays in Washington DC, exempt from the effects of Sequestration.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 04/25/13 - 03:14 pm
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You conservatives?
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What have I done or said that is against the constitution?

RMSHEFF
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RMSHEFF 04/25/13 - 03:27 pm
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Giantsallday

No doubt this show is the main source of your information. The constitution and our laws allow for a 48 hour period of time that we can question people,when public safety is at stake, before we have to mirandize a suspect. Your man Obama had a judge come in and stop the FBI in the middle of a fruitful interrogation and mirandize this suspect which shut down any information we may have gained. I don't agree with Michael Savage with much of what he says but he does have one thing correct..."Liberalism is a mental disorder" Go take a long look at your self!

justthefacts
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justthefacts 04/25/13 - 04:32 pm
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Amazing

Many people can't seem to grasp the difference between entertainment shows and the news. But, they like to make you think they are so much smarter. If they would just be quiet, they might pull it off.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 04/25/13 - 04:43 pm
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We are told not to judge
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We are told not to judge Muslims based on the actions of a few. I suggest we give millions of responsible gun owners the same courtesy.

GiantsAllDay
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GiantsAllDay 04/25/13 - 05:23 pm
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I get most of my news from

I get most of my news from Jon Stewart. Twice as smart as all those at fox combined. Oh and yes, the fabulous AC as well.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 04/25/13 - 05:41 pm
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John Stewart.....a comedy
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John Stewart.....a comedy show? That explains a lot.

jmo
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jmo 04/25/13 - 06:53 pm
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t3bledsoe

Just interested. You say you are a "liberal". What is your definition of a liberal?

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chascushman 04/25/13 - 07:52 pm
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“John Stewart.....a comedy
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“John Stewart.....a comedy show? That explains a lot.”
HA, I would trust the news from ole Stewart before I would the lies from MSNBC and most of the main stream media.

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