The Dark Wizard Of Gun Control

BY Herschel Smith
9 months, 3 weeks ago

Where darkness, lies and injustice find a home.

One redditor remarks, “My god, shes like Voldemort’s soul wrapped up in McGonagall’s grandmother’s body.”


And is it is a wizard or a witch?  And does it really matter if it’s both at the same time?

So much for repeal of the Gun Control Act and National Firearms Act, or the legalization of class 3 weapons.  Remember when we were discussing that at the beginning of the Trump administration?


  1. On September 6, 2018 at 6:20 am, ragman said:

    The election of Trump simply bought us some time. We still have a little more so we must use it wisely. The situation will only deteriorate after the dog and pony show in November. It’s much later than we than we think.

  2. On September 6, 2018 at 7:13 am, Frank Clarke said:

    With 120 million gun owners having 350 million guns (some say more) and 200 billion rounds of ammo at the ready, Feinstein’s opinion (or Kavanaugh’s for that matter) is of little import. NY and CT imposed draconian registration requirements for “assault weapons” and got 10% and 15% compliance rates, respectively, in places where the populace is largely already emasculated and feminized.

    I think we should applaud idiots like Feinstein whenever they flap their lips on topics they know little to nothing about. They reveal themselves as ignorant goobers and by doing so strengthen the resolve of the rest of us.

    Yes, it would be nice to have a regime that honored individual rights the way they should, but the general populace is content to continue voting Dem or GOP to the effective exlusion of sane alternatives. Feinstein and Kavanaugh (and all of us, most likely) will be long-dead before that changes.

    In the meantime, keep the guns cleaned and oiled. They’ll be needed by your children or grandchildren.

  3. On September 6, 2018 at 7:34 am, Fred said:

    All I saw was a fake slap fight between a dead woman pushing left and a man submitted to the state conserving the current leftism.

    Stare Decisis is a crime against the constitution and every judge who says; ‘Precedent, precedent, I followed precedent’ needs to be hanged from the neck until dead.

    The right feigns and fawns over Heller and leftists like Cavanaugh, while ignoring the fastest explosion in technological advancements in the history of the world, without realizing that Heller leaves the 2A back in a prior stone age. Sonic weapons and laser weapons already exist, your weapons have been obsoleted and ‘Conservatives’ are happy about this? You deserve what’s to become of your children.

  4. On September 6, 2018 at 1:48 pm, Longbow said:

    He said clearly he would follow precedent. Miller and Heller were precedent setting.

    Miller only decided whether or not the NFA could continue to stand on a Short Barreled Shotgun challenge. The Court said that no one had shown any evidence that a SBS is or could be a militia grade weapon, therefor, for the time being, the NFA stood.

    In Heller, if you listen to Scalia’s questioning of the attorneys, he said that an M-16 could very well be the exact type of weapon protected by the 2A, however they were not there to decide the entire scope of the right protected by the amendment, only Heller’s case/argument. Scalia wrote that the “carrying” of dangerous and unusual weapons could be prohibited. The difference being, for example, a peasant in England carrying around a pistol (lawful) and carrying around a petard (potentially unlawful).

    The NFA, if properly challenged, is ripe to fall on its face.

    Hmmm, lets see, what kind of case could be made against the NFA, which could bring down this house of cards? How about an AR pistol being functionally no different from an SBR? How about the “smooth bore pistol grip firearms not being a shotgun thereby legal with a barrel shorter than 18 inches?

    Or, the big one, a challenge to the Machine Gun ban itself, whereby a tax law is passed mandating that a person must comply and pay a tax in order to exercise his “right” without being prosecuted for it. Then a new law which prohibits a man from complying with the tax law?

    Or even more simply, how about a challenge to the NFA showing that is was invalid when it was passed because it imposed a tax scheme which was prohibitive, and thereby raised no revenue. That was already settled case law when the NFA was passed in 1934. See the Drexel furniture case,

    a tax law which is so burdensome that it inhibits economic activity, and thereby raises no revenue, isn’t a tax at all, but a prohibition, and therefor null and void.

    Apply the above to the plain text and wording of the 2A in light of Heller!

    This is all so simple! The question to ask is, why isn’t the NRA all over this and TRULY protecting out rights?

  5. On September 6, 2018 at 2:26 pm, Longbow said:

    Please excuse my grammatical errors in the above expressed thoughts.

  6. On September 6, 2018 at 4:38 pm, Patrice Stanton said:

    (I’ll admit, I skipped through the video)
    Sounds like, as a man who grew up in an urban environment, his pro-Second-Amendment appearance comes merely from just going along with the current “Supreme Court precedents.” He has no attachment to the Natural Right of self-defense.

  7. On September 6, 2018 at 9:47 pm, Fred Fredburger said:

    I think he did an admirable job of not taking the bait laid out by Feinswine. She clearly wanted him to express a personal opinion on “assault rifles” and accept her definition of semi-automatic rifles as assault weapons. His citing of precedent was a deft avoidance of the bait. I would not read his response as being a weak-kneed precedent junkie. I read his response as not giving the batshit-crazy leftards any ammunition while letting us know he agrees with Heller and McDonald.

    And for those who curse stare decisis, what do you think originalist construction is about? Curse precedent when it doesn’t support you, praise it when it does. Quite a number of the problems we have in this country would disappear overnight if the laws, even the bad ones, were applied consistently.

  8. On September 7, 2018 at 7:44 am, Fred said:

    No Fred, Heller is weak-kneed. This is what Heller turns the 2A into:

    A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall meet a vague availability test

    And The Constitution (now long dead) was to be the supreme law of the land. What we have with Stare Decisis is British style common law. This is not an accident, by the way. An express purpose of the Revolution was that our forbearers wanted to throw off this Tyranny where parliaments make any rule they like and swarms of officers eat out our substance. Stare Decisis turns the Constitution into a living document. In the finest Constitutional Law schools in America the Constitution is never even read. All they study is case law.

    Of course none of that matters anymore. We’re way past rights and now into duties. I don’t think the leftists and government ass clowns really grasp what that means. Do you?

  9. On September 7, 2018 at 8:55 pm, Fred Fredburger said:

    I didn’t say Heller wasn’t weak-kneed. I was referring to Kavanagh being able to deftly dodge Feinswein. Heller is not perfect, and Kavanagh will not be perfect, either. What I want, I know I’m not going to get anytime soon (a jurist who has the courage to say the 2nd Amendment says what it says. Period. No infringements. None.)

    I don’t know about your law school, but we read the Constitution in mine. (Go Zags!) Of course, that was nearly 30 years ago. I’m a bit older than Kavanaugh.

    Stare decisis does not turn the Constitution into a living document. Idiot judges NOT following precedent do that. Using stare decisis after ignoring it is just a perversion of the principle.

    I agree with you that we are past rights and into duties. I bemoan this every time I have to go to court. So, I do grasp things, my friend. I guess I’m just a bit jaded from working within the system.

  10. On September 7, 2018 at 10:18 pm, Doug said:

    Interesting – the convoluted thought process that questions that semi-autos are in common use …. and then says that they are commonly used to “mow down” children in school shootings!

    That very inference that 10-15 MILLIONS of AR15s are not in “common use” because they are just kept at home and not “used” is mind numbing.

    Also many, many more are lawfully in common usage than are ever unlawfully used.

  11. On September 9, 2018 at 4:23 pm, Pat Hines said:

    What impressed me the most re Mrs. Feinstein (note that’s not her real name, the real one is Mrs. Blum), is her drooping left eyelid. Also impressive is Blumenthal’s uncontrolled hand shaking.

    Those two are almost past their “use by date”, and that’s a good thing.

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