Skip to comments.Why Gun Ownership is a Right and a Duty
Posted on 08/05/2012 8:55:54 AM PDT by marktwain
Milton Friedman (19121986), free market economist and author who schooled Phil Donahue on national television about capitalism and the freedom of the market place, would have turned 100 years old on July 31st of this year.
Friedmans calm demeanor, as he put the arrogant, know-it-all, and multimillionaire talk show host in his place, is a thing of beauty. If you havent seen it, then you are in for a real treat. Its less than 3 minutes in length and worth every second:
Friedmans I dont even trust you and the rabbis comment about the cruelty of man say a lot about self-defense against tyranny. Like the Germans, we say it cant happen here.
Today our conditions are very much like pre-war Nazi Germany when Hitler rose to power, was appointed chancellor, and started nationalizing the banks, auto industry, and healthcare and then seized absolute power. Similarly Obama took control of the auto industry, the banks and nationalized healthcare. The state now controls the schools, the press, our cultural institutions, our healthcare and large sectors of the economy. Our freedoms are being stripped away. Soon the internet will be a tool of the government and free enterprise will no longer be free.
The next step will be to remove the last line of resistance to what could be a totalitarian surge based on some national emergency. You may recall how guns were confiscated in the aftermath of Katrina.
Gun ownership is a statement that human beings can be cruel and governments cant be trusted.
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Anyone who supports the private ownership of guns should
be aware of what James Madison has to say about the subject in
Good post M.T. Thanks
Can you give us a summary FRiend?
OK but it is easy to find and if you run into an argument w/one
of those old school gun grabbers who claims the 2nd Amend
refers to a militia then don’t use my short rant, go to the source.
In Fed 46 Madison is discussing how local govt can balance fed
govt. He does point out that local militias with elected officers
could oppose a federal army but he actually gloats (IMO) how
the several European govts are afraid to trust the people w/guns
while Americans are armed. A few other statements deep into
Federalist 46 leave no doubt where Madison, the “Father of the
Constitution” stood with regard to private gun ownership.
You should take a few minutes to look it up.
Openly carrying a gun is a duty as well.
Having guns sitting in a safe doesn’t do much good unless you get a lot of advance notice that you’ll need them.
That 3 min video clip of Friedman schooling that pompous
ass Donohue is a thing of beauty.