Thursday, December 19, 2013
A truly independent investigation, assuming one is even possible, represents the last best hope for uncovering that rarest of things in the world of politics, power and a derelict media -- the truth.
The latest entry in the Hoplophobia Catalog. It must be true that open carry is dangerous because scientists say it is.
Maj. Eaton: We have top men working on it now.Indiana Jones: Who?Maj. Eaton: Top... men.-- Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1981.
When in peril,Or in doubt,Run in circles,Scream and shout.-- Attributed to both Robert Heinlein and Herman Wouk, but probably anonymous.
In northern California they are suffering a Biblical plague: "Crows Bomb Yuba City Mall, Blurring Lines In Parking Lot."
The article helpfully explains:
Fish and Wildlife says you can shoot crows, but only with a hunting license and outside of city limits. The maximum is 24 each day, and they are edible.
Of course Yuba City is in the congressional district of the notoriously anti-firearm rights John Garamendi, a real expert in excrement. Perhaps somebody should call him. Or Joe Biden. He's big on shotguns, isn't he?
The Bielskis would spit in their faces. Kurt Hofmann: "Noting link between forced disarmament, genocide does not 'trivialize Holocaust.'"
"Without a rifle you are nothing, worthless, you are waiting for death, any minute, any second." - Aron Bielski
"My father sent my mother a revolver as a gift, which for her was the symbol of what any young girl wants in a marriage, this was for her the means to stay alive, to kill herself or to die fighting." -- Assaela Bielski
Kurt Hofmann comments on the latest kerfluffle between the ADL and other professional citizen disarmament advocates and NRA board member Scott Bach. Bach is being pilloried "for expressing surprise in a phone interview on NRA News that Mayor Fulop could be so rabidly anti-gun, given the fact that his grandparents were Holocaust survivors. Predictably, the 'progressives' cannot contain themselves, and are in full-throated anguished bleating meltdown mode."
I have never understood this willful denial of reality on the part of what according to polls is an overwhelming majority of America's Jews. Did they learn nothing from the Holocaust? Nothing from the Warsaw Ghetto? Nothing from the Bielski Brothers? Nothing from "Arbeit Macht Frei"? Nothing? As I quoted back in 2008 in a praxis post on strippers clips and ammunition packaging:
"I, myself, remained on the balcony and fired at the confused and embarrassed Germans with my Mauser. From my balcony, I could see them in all their helplessness and their loss of control. The air was full of wails and shouts. Many of them tried to run to the walls of the houses for cover but everything was barred and beyond that, death was pursuing them. In the noise, the fluster, and the cries of the wounded, we heard the astonished outcry of one of the Germans: 'Juden haben waffen! Juden haben waffen!' ('The Jews have arms!') . . .
The battle lasted for about a half an hour. The Germans withdrew and there were many corpses and wounded in the street." -- Recollection of the opening engagement on 19 April 1943 of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising by Haim Frymer, Jewish Fighting Organization, quoted in Resistance by Israel Gutman, New York, 1994, pp. 206-207.
The central fact of the Holocaust (and every other government-monopoly-of-force exercise leading to genocide in the 20th Century) is the disarmament of the intended victims. Aaron Zelman of Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership once said to me: "If every Jewish and anti-Nazi family in Germany had possessed a Mauser rifle, twenty rounds AND THE WILL TO USE IT, Adolf Hitler would be a footnote to the history of the Weimar Republic."
Bach, of course, never compared American "gun control" to the Holocaust. The fact remains, though, no matter how shrilly the gun ban zealots deny it, that genocidal tyranny is vastly more difficult--not to mention risky--against a people who are heavily armed and prepared to use those arms in their defense.That's why those bent on genocidal tyranny insist on a "government monopoly on force." Is it not fair to ask, then, why the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence and Congressman Congressman Jerrold Nadler demand the same thing?If anyone is "trivializing the Holocaust," it is those who wish to silence any who raise the alarm about policies that will make the next Holocaust more difficult to thwart.
Exactly. As I wrote back in 1999:
If a bureaucrat, or a soldier sent by a bureaucrat, comes to knock down your door and take you someplace you do not want to go because of who you are or what you think -- kill him. If you can, kill the politician who sent him. You will likely die anyway, and you will be saving someone else the same fate. For it is a universal truth that the intended victims always far outnumber the tyrant's executioners. Any nation which practices this lesson will quickly run out of executioners and tyrants, or they will run out of it.
The Gestapo at its peak "employed only about 40,000 individuals, including office personnel and the plain-clothes agents." Get that? 40 THOUSAND controlled a nation of 80 MILLION.
How? Because enough of the 80 million lacked the means of resistance and the will to use those means until it was too late. How Foxman of the ADL and others who make such a business of exploiting their sanitized version of the memory of the Holocaust expect anybody else who can read a history book to believe their citizen disarmament tripe is beyond me. The Bielskis would spit in their faces -- all the while keeping firm grips on their rifles.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
No one has argued that a semi-auto Uzi is “not really a dangerous gun,” and for the chief to advance that assertion is unfounded and absurd. I challenge him to produce documentation that anyone really told him that, or else admit he is misrepresenting things. What he was asked -- and all he was asked -- in the original tweet from this correspondent was “For the record: Is it a semi-auto or a select fire.” With major players like NBC, CBS, The Los Angeles Times and others telling untold millions it was a “submachine gun,” it’s a valid question.
The other key quote in the article comes from Wichita defense lawyer Jeff Griffith: “There is enough crime out there, why do you have to manufacture it? You are really creating crime, which then you are prosecuting. You wonder where the moral high ground is in this.” I’m pretty sure it lies well above the level at which federal agents talk mentally challenged people into getting squid tattoos.
Also see the latest F&F headline: "Independent counsel eyed in Fast and Furious."
Yeah. I'll believe it when I see it.
What is immediately noticeable is a total absence of anyone even remotely sympathetic to an individual and uninfringed right to keep and bear arms having a position of influence in the seminar. While some with an eye toward safeguarding America’s unique intended protections may attend to keep apprised of the latest developments, others with a less tolerant and patent view of meddling internationalists plotting to undermine their rights, that is, hard core activist American gun owners (like me) who are sick and tired of these scheming numbskulls, may simply be inclined to send RSVP regrets, inviting the SAS and all its cloistered little globalist functionaries to go [expletive deleted] themselves.
The lesson here is that the enemy--whether the sick sack of filth who can find validation only in the commission of mass murder during the waning moments of his own scrofulous life, or the self-righteous busybodies who empower said filth by denying the rest of us means of effective countermeasures--cannot win if we refuse to submit. That refusal, then, is the only honorable option.
My insomniac reading last night was to finish Trotter's Frozen Hell about The Finn's Winter War with the Soviet Union. Here's an anecdote that stuck out as illustrating a point that I've been harping on since militia FTXs in the 90s: the ability to read a map.
The massive (Soviet) assault launched on February 28 largely fell on empty trenches. Here and there, however, the Finns manned delaying positions that cost Timoshenko dearly. In front of one such position, the massive artillery bombardment was not followed up by the expected infantry attack. Instead, all during the afternoon the Finns heard a single Russian voice, out in no-man's-land, screaming over and over again, "Stalin! Stalin!" It was a lone wounded man, hopelessly caught in barbed wire. The Finns decided that if the enemy sent a patrol out for him, they would not fire. But the hours crawled by and there was an eerie lack of movement in front of the delaying position. At regular intervals the man on the wire continued throw his head back and scream at the gray heavy sky: "Stalin! . . . . Stalin!" Finally, the Finns put him out of his misery with a burst of Maxim fire.
Before withdrawing, the delaying force sent out a patrol to see what the strange lack of enemy movement signified. The patrol soon came upon the assembly area for the ground attack that had never been launched. Inside a two-acre killing ground, they counted 400 corpses, stacked on top of another. The Russian bombardment had fallen one kilometer short. The heaviest weapons in the Red arsenal had been used, including the twelve-inch railroad pieces firing from just over the border and several of the monstrous sixteen-inch shore batteries in the outer belt of Kronstadt defenses, and it had all landed here. The Finnish patrol eventually came upon the enemy's forward artillery observer -- dead, in a sitting position, a map across his knees and the telephone receiver, whose wire ended in midair, still clutched in his fist. He had been trying to report the shortfall of rounds at the moment of his death. The entire battalion, it was learned from documents, had just been graduated from the Leningrad non-commissioned officer's academy; they had died clean shaven, wearing neat new uniforms and brand new flannel underwear.
Obviously, someone at the academy flunked map reading.
You know, I've been calling them the "Digital Stasi" for some time now. Glad to know the Chancellor of Germany agrees with me.
And she knows first-hand about Stasi: "Merkel compared NSA to Stasi in heated encounter with Obama."
Uniformed thug horse excrement. Another case of the criminally insane firearm going off all by itself.
Nothing to see here, folks. Just another insignificant incident of collateral damage in the drug war. And did we mention it wasn't our fault? Now, move along.
"I really believe that until today when we advised him what happened, I really believe he had no idea he was the one that fired the shot."
The stage is set for a bloody confrontation between gun owners who refuse to cooperate with post-Newtown gun control laws and law enforcement officials intent on enforcing draconian, unconstitutional legislation. Not that there are a lot of LEOs who answer to that description . . .
And here's the article Farago refers to.
From the Washington Times: Colorado revolt: 55 of 62 sheriffs refuse to enforce new gun laws