Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Back from the holiday weekend and it’s time for a little prospective.

After watching the events of the past several months the following has come into very specific relief:

I believe The Second Amendment makes all the other Amendments possible.

The most recent example of this is comes from no less likely source than the “Arab Spring”. Access to guns, by the general population, is the only thing that prevented the Ruling Governments from crushing these uprisings. Again, Libya is where armed rebels are fighting the official government. In Egypt, the decision of the military to not engage the crowds reduced the need for armed conflict; however the residents still needed to protect themselves when the “Police” could not or would not do their job.  In Syria where the rebellion is being effectively crushed, private gun ownership is below 4% as compared to Libya at over 15%.  

This seems to point to a fact: A man with a gun is a citizen. A man without a gun is a subject.

I’m just saying…

No comments:

Post a Comment