More Stupid Political and Anti-Gun Arguments pt. 1

Welcome and thank you for stopping by. Please be aware and advised, this is a CONSERVATIVE BLOG. Here is some information and my rules:


1) I do not like Liberal Ideology;


2) Conservatives have the voice of reason on my blog;


3) I will delete any comments that are abusive, non-related to the “blog theme” and not debated in a civil manner;


4) I welcome input from all walks of life. However, this is my blog and I will make the “ultimate” decision on any/all comments.


I encourage “civil” discussion. We may not agree on “ideology”. However, we can agree on “respect” and at least listening to different perspectives. Thank you for visiting!


This is a Reblogged from



      Some of the best and worst arguments about politics and the Second Amendment can be found on the editorial pages of newspapers. My aunt sent me the obituary notice from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette (Feb. 11, 2013, B-6) of a long-time neighbor. On the other side was a series of letters about politics in general and gun issues.


The first one was about how Republicans are subverting majority rule. The self-described Democrat contends that since President Obama won a second term, he should be able to implement his agenda without resistance from the Republicans.

Our government isn’t built on the “majority rule” principle. We are not a Democracy. If we were, we wouldn’t have a president. There are three branches of government and a purposefully divided Congress — House and Senate.

In the Federalist Papers (No. 10), James Madison wrote that democracies are “spectacles of turbulence and contention.” Pure democracies are “incompatible with personal security or the rights of property. . . . In general [they] have been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their deaths.”[1]

Article Four of the Constitution states: “The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government,” not “majority rule.”

Another letter writer describes how his late father would not recognize the National Rifle Association (NRA). “When he became a member as a young man,” he writes, “he got very involved. He was proud to be a member because, back then, the NRA was all about saving the environment and teaching gun safety. He was not a gun collector. He was a hunter, a sportsman. He raised five children, three girls and two boys. He taught us all how to shoot and hunt safely. He actually taught gun safety courses for the NRA. . . . . Today’s NRA speaks for gun makers, not hunters, sportsmen and responsible gun owners.”

These are commendable, but the First Amendment is not about hunting, saving the environment, and teaching gun safety. By logical extension, the First Amendment includes hunting, and it also includes gun makers. If it didn’t, then Congress could get around the Second Amendment by outlawing gun making.

One shorter letter was equally misinformed. One of the arguments that Second Amendment advocates use is that guns might be needed to protect against tyranny. That’s a reasonable expectation of the freedoms granted because of the phrase “well regulated militia.” She writes:

“Do these advocates not understand that the very people against whom they would rebel would be their fellow citizens in the armed forces? The so-called tyrannical government would send in the National Guard, Reserves, etc. to quell the rebellion. Do the words ‘civil war’ mean anything to these people?”

Let’s suppose an indigenous insurgency of Islamic extremists decide to act against a small city. Given the way liberals want to regulate guns, what defenses would the people have? How many people would be dead before the National Guard could be deployed? What if there were a national emergency of some kind? Local communities, with the help of local law enforcement (sheriffs) could call on gun owners to act as a civilian force.

But what about her claim that we would be fighting against our “fellow citizens.” Is she familiar with the 1915 Armenian Genocide (not to mention the Russian Revolution and Nazi Germany)? “The Great Crime” of the “Armenian Holocaust,” as it was often called,

“was the Ottoman government’s systematic extermination of its minority Armenian subjects from their historic homeland in the territory constituting the present-day Republic of Turkey. It took place during and after World War I and was implemented in two phases: the wholesale killing of the able-bodied male population through massacre and forced labor, and the deportation of women, children, the elderly and infirm on death marches to the Syrian Desert. The total number of people killed as a result has been estimated at between 1 and 1.5 million. The Assyrians, the Greeks and other minority groups were similarly targeted for extermination by the Ottoman government, and their treatment is considered by many historians to be part of the same genocidal policy.

The genocide started with intellectuals and community leaders and was then extended to include Armenians uprooted from their homes who were then forced “to march for hundreds of miles, depriving them of food and water, to the desert of what is now Syria. Massacres were indiscriminate of age or gender, with rape and other sexual abuse commonplace.”

The letter writer might respond, “Well, that would never happen here.” I agree, because too many people have guns and know how to use them. Gun ownership will keep us from having a civil war.


  • Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, The Federalist, Jacob E. Cooke, ed. (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1961),
  • About Gary DeMar

Gary is a graduate of Western Michigan University (1973) and earned his M.Div. at Reformed Theological Seminary in 1979. He is the author of countless essays, news articles, and more than 27 book titles, His most recent book is Exposing the Real Last Days Scoffers. Gary lives in Marietta, Georgia, with his wife, Carol. They have two married sons and four grandchildren, Gary and Carol are members of Midway Presbyterian Church (PCA).

Read more:



Single Post Navigation

Comments are closed.


Honor America

China Daily Mail

News and Opinions From Inside China


GOLD is the money of the KINGS, SILVER is the money of the GENTLEMEN, BARTER is the money of the PEASANTS, but DEBT is the money of the SLAVES!!!

My Opinion My Vote

America needs saving

America: Going Full Retard...

Word: They are acting. They are creating. They are framing their reality around you. And we … we bark at the end of our leashes. Our ambition for freedumb is at the end of our leash.


The greatest site in all the land!

I am removing this blog and I have opened a new one at:

Reclaim Our Republic

Knowledge Is Power


— Corporate whistle blower and workers’ comp claimant, now TARGETED INDIVIDUAL, whose claims exposed Misdeeds after the murder of my husband on their jobsite by the U.S. NWO Military Industrial Complex-JFK Warned Us—

Linux Power

Just another weblog

The ‘red pill’ and its opposite, ‘blue pill,‘ are pop culture terms that have become symbolic of the choice between blissful ignorance (blue) and embracing the sometimes-painful truth of reality (red). It’s time for America to take the red pill and wake up from the fog of apathy.

The Mad Jewess

Mirror Site For Reflection

Freedom Is Just Another Word...

Rules?? What Are rules? I don't need no stinking rules!!!

sharia unveiled

illuminating minds


Sudden, unexplained, unattended death and a families search for answers


TGR Intelligence Briefing | Sign up for newsletter to receive notifications | Visit us at

Dedicated to freedom in our lifetimes

News You May Have Missed

News you need to know to stay informed


Making the web a better place

%d bloggers like this: