Anti-Gun Crowd is FULL of (Black)Racists and Idiots
After a few months of looking at sites like: http://www.theobamacrat.com , and others, I have determined that I can safely say there is just no room for dialogue with the Anti-Gun Activists. THEY do NOT want to talk about compromise at all. They just want to talk, be heard, and for the government to follow their ideals in passing even more restrictions on guns and gun ownership, as well as concealed-carry laws.
Trust me, I’ve done plenty of research, and I have yet to find ONE anti-gun person or group on the Web that has any interest in talking sensibly about gun laws. They just do NOT want to hear from anyone who even slightly opposes their views. And my oh my, if you tell them you are an NRA member (like me and probably most of those reading this), they completely shut off their ears.
So, because of this bad experience with all the anti-gun people I have encountered during intense research over the past six weeks+, I have deleted a post in which I made a suggestion regarding a few modifications to our current gun laws.
I sincerely regret trying to talk with these people. They are close-minded, rude, sometimes racist against white guys like me, and immovable in their overly staunch views. Therefore, I will no longer attempt to have a conversation with anyone who is anti-gun. I will “moderate out” any posts by such people, especially “JB” from The Obamacrat, who clearly called me a fascist, racist, etc., and went so far as to tell me to “go suck a ……”
I’ve been courteous, gracious, and nothing but classy to ALL who have been to this site. NO MORE.
Anti-gunners are nothing but would be socialists who would have no problem living in a United States where ONLY the Police and Military have guns. Long, long ago, I recall reading in an “American Rifleman” magazine that, “A state in which only the Police have guns, is a Police State.”
That’s not the Proud Gun Heritage of which I am a part, and it is certainly not the type of society we Americans want!
I am so very sorry about the people who have unnecessarily lost their lives to gun violence. However, that is why I carry mine…I refuse to be a victim. No, I’m not looking for a reason to shoot or kill someone else. That is FAR from the mindset I have. I will be damned if I forsake my roots or give up my guns for these people, and leave myself and my family unprotected. And we would be unprotected. I assure you that I, and many, many people like me, are able to respond to the threat of lethal force MUCH faster than even the best Police Officer can be dispatched and save our collective rumps.
SUMMARY: I do not wish to give up ANY of my current gun rights. I do, however, wish the laws to be loosened more than a little so that I can enjoy MORE gun rights. I shouldn’t have to jump through hoops just to prove to the world that I’m an honest American citizen. My driver’s license, and a background check should be suffiicient to purchase any gun I wish. NO MORE GUN LAWS! We have ENOUGH!
I’m personally sorry for the school, theater, and other mass killing victims and their families, but damn it, I did not do it! In most cases, the idiots who perpetrate such crimes got their guns from other idiots who either just flat let them have the gun(s), or from other idiots who didn’t store them properly so as to prevent psychopaths from getting to them.
As a retired soldier, and as a law-abiding citizen, I should not be punished for the acts of idiots. Punish the dang idiots who commit the crimes, and the people who were complicit in allowing their guns to be used for such crimes. “I ain’t the One!”
Further, it is my opinion that any citizen, in any state in the country, who can pass a background check and an NRA approved pistol class, should be licensed to carry a concealed weapon (pistol/revolver), and that license should be valid in EVERY STATE IN AMERICA. PERIOD.
As for me, I am disabled and my pistol is my ONLY protection against physical violence. Are you Anti-Gun people going to tell me I just have to take a bullet because concealed carry is not my right? I’ve got just two words for ya all: BITE ME!
In addition, shooting sports should be part of High School requirements in the USA. Every person over the age of twelve should be trained in the use of shotgun, rifle, and pistol — of course by qualified “teachers,” such as NRA qualified instructors. Have you Anti-Gunners ever seen the people in the Olympics doing their rifle shooting? Shooting IS a sport. Will you outlaw footballs next? Or better yet, basketballs? No one seems to take issue with NBA players making MILLIONS for playing a game, yet they have an issue with me PAYING to participate in MY sport of choice? Please.
Upon graduation, and upon attaining the age of eighteen, those who successfully complete their course requirements should be eligible to apply for a concealed carry license. At 17, I was enlisted in the USAFR, and could be called up to use a firearm, but you’re going to tell me that while I was 18 in the military that I should not have had the right to purchase a handgun? That is ludicrous!
I’m only 44 years old, and I recall looking at rifles and shotguns in the “Sears” catalog. I didn’t buy one and go kill others at random. Neither did anyone I knew at that young age. As a matter of fact, all the local hardware stores, “Murphy Marts,” Sears, etc., sold guns. Why not? Guns ARE tools. WE use them for hunting (food, you know), for target shooting, and myriad other events that are awesomely fun in which to participate.
The problem is DEFINITELY NOT THE GUNS. The real problem is our society’s lack of ability to properly care for and raise children. Families are almost forced to have two working parents in our country now just to have a house, maybe a good car and maybe a “beater”, and to get by at the grocery store. Maybe we should legislate parenting? Perhaps there needs to be a change deeper in our ethics and morals? Perhaps ALL adults should ensure ALL firearms in the home are NOT accessible to our kids? Ya think?
As for those who succeed in unnecessarily (i.e., not self-defense) killing another with a gun, make it a mandatory, MINIMUM twenty-five year federal prison sentence! If a citizen over age 18 (or who is to be tried as an adult), is violent enough to kill innocent children or others, then send them up to the Federal Prisons with the big boys, and we’ll see how their silly selves fare then. Heck, for that matter, if someone shoots and kills another “just for the heck of it” (research gang violence if you are clueless here) vs. self-defense, make it a death sentence! I am sure that as a CCW holder that I will never kill without it being a “kill or BE killed situation,” and am willing to make sure I can prove a case of self-defense. Personally, as a gun owner and an NRA member, I value human life. It is sacred, and I am a man of honor, integrity, and morals…an upright, law abiding citizen, etc., etc., etc., and the very LAST thing I EVER wish to do is to shoot another human being. I would much prefer to punch holes in paper with my pistol during a competition, than to hurt or kill another person.
There are MANY like me. We will NOT be silenced!
That’s all I have to say right now.
Good evening. May God be with you, and His blessings be upon you.