Tyrants Love Gun Control

BY Herschel Smith
6 months, 2 weeks ago

ISIS fighters were gun controllers, remember.

ISIS was telling everyone, ‘We’re all brothers,’ ” Abu Malik said. “They let people smoke and drink. At the checkpoints, they distributed presents to the kids. They ate with people, drank tea with people. They were very nice—they didn’t bother anyone. Then, a week or so after they arrived, they started confiscating weapons. They told us it didn’t matter if we’d been with the Awakening or the Army or the police—if we gave up our weapons, we’d be forgiven. Ten days later, they started taking people. Everything changed. They took my cousin. My brothers dug holes in the fields and hid. I was at my house when they came for me. It was afternoon. I saw two Hyundai Santa Fes pull up outside, and I ran out the back and jumped over the wall. That was the last time I saw my family.”

This is no different than Adolf Hitler, who confiscated weapons and outlawed a lot of other firearms hardware from his enemies.

… the Nazi seizure of power in 1933 was consolidated by massive searches and seizures of firearms from political opponents, who were invariably described as “communists.” After five years of repression and eradication of dissidents, Hitler signed a new gun control law in 1938, which benefitted Nazi party members and entities, but denied firearm ownership to enemies of the state.

Do you want more?

“The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to allow the subject races to possess arms.  History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subject races to carry arms have prepared their own downfall by so doing.  Indeed, I would go so far as to say that the supply of arms to the underdogs is a sine qua non for the overthrow of any sovereignty.   So let’s not have any native militia or native police. German troops alone will bear the sole responsibility for the maintenance of law and order throughout the occupied Russian territories, and a system of military strong-points must be evolved to cover the entire occupied country.”

How about Benito Mussolini.

“The measures adopted to restore public order are: First of all, the elimination of the so-called subversive elements. … They were elements of disorder and subversion.  On the morrow of each conflict I gave the categorical order to confiscate the largest possible number of weapons of every sort and kind.  This confiscation, which continues with the utmost energy, has given satisfactory results.”

We could go on with Pol Pot, communist China, Stalin, the Christian Armenian genocide at the hands the Turkish Muslims, and so on.  Suffice it to say that dictators love gun control.

What about today?

Khamenei’s “hard line” on guns is nothing new. One of the Ayatollah’s first orders of business, when he came to power, was to disarm his own citizens – a technique regularly used by “supreme leaders” to extend their tenures.

Ultimately, Khamenei makes a unique case that the Second Amendment is, in fact, an insurance policy against tyranny.

Now, of course, the left, despite being vocal on gun control for the last several weeks, embracing nearly every unqualified expert in agreement with them, up to and including members of the Kardashian family, has been silent on the Ayatollah’s expressed agreement with their agenda. But there is an undercurrent of support – as recently as early January, the Huffington Post wrote glowingly of some of the Ayatollah’s ideas.

Gun control is tyranny, and tyrants love gun control.  It’s in their blood.  It’s who they are.  Any time you hear talk of gun control, remember this and equate the advocate of gun control with Stalin, Mussolini, Turkish Muslims, Khamenei, and ISIS.

This includes any gun control measures, like advocating a ban on bump stocks.  Hey, didn’t the NRA do this?


Comments

  1. On March 6, 2018 at 9:49 pm, TheAlaskan said:

    I say again: those working towards taking your guns, are planning on keeping theirs.

  2. On March 7, 2018 at 12:38 pm, moe mensale said:

    How would that not violate the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment?

  3. On March 7, 2018 at 5:30 pm, Tony said:

    Herschel,
    Have you ever been seated as a juror, or know of any engineer who has? Only one that I know of, and that was for a case involving a fraudulent PE. I’ve been called twice but never seated – no opportunity for jury nullification. SAD!

  4. On March 7, 2018 at 6:01 pm, Herschel Smith said:

    @Tony,

    Never have. Been sitting in a room for two days waiting, took the time to read through my code manuals, highlight sections, make notes and put tabs in place. It was productive, but I could have done that at work. It really annoys me that the state (at least here) claims it has the right to go into shopping malls and apprehend people to sit on juries out of the blue if they don’t get enough, no matter any other consideration (like, is this kidnapping by another name?). Their alleged power boggles the mind.

  5. On March 11, 2018 at 7:45 pm, Scott said:

    You can add Louis Farrakhan and the scheduled March 14 school walkout to the list and links.

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