Disarming The Population

BY Herschel Smith
5 years, 2 months ago

Jeremy Streich:

Nonetheless, the conversation must be had: the conversation to amend the Second Amendment. To collapse private gun ownership in a way that is Just and true. So that our lives can have a little less worry, a little less pain.

[ … ]

So what is the answer?

Evolution. Gun’s may never again be the same domestically entwined concept which they have occupied for the last century, but they need not not be invisible. To those who simply enjoy firing the weapon – for sport, hobby, practice – I propose the proliferation of recreational shooting courses. Now what does this mean? If marketed and executed correctly, there can be highly vetted (and highly disciplined) establishments which provide a social scene for people who enjoy the sport. Think of a gym, but instead of exercising your body, you are entering into an exercise of exhilaration, precision, and above all things, marksmanship. At the same time, these courses must be very structured (both physically and abstractly,) adhering to a stringent set of bylaws stamped into each establishment’s foundation.

[ … ]

To conclude, there is no steadfast answer to the pertinent and delicate second Amendment issue before us. Nonetheless, I think there are several partial resolutions that can dam up the leaking reservoir and ultimately propel our country back into a haven of security and social-progress. We cannot be certain how the balloons will inflate, but we do know what color they will be. Maybe it’s the establishment of indoor shooting recreation. The introduction of controlled-environment outdoor hunting. Or even artificially intelligent auto-locking weaponry. Regardless, we can be certain that the world – our world – will soon become a better place for more reasons than one: No more school shootings. No more unnecessary Chicago murders. And the birth of a new industry. The world is constantly changing around us; it’s time to get back to the forgotten Darwinian train of growth and to change with it. It’s time to evolve.

Jeremy Streich is a young author from Georgetown University.

Oh how cute!  A legitimate, full-orbed social Darwinist!  Say it ain’t so?  Are they still teaching that crap in college these days?  I would have thought it would have met its demise along with belief in Santa Claus and the Easter bunny.  Jeremy doesn’t really have much to worry about in his life except learning from his Marxist professors, no matter what he tells you.  Not when he has time to write drivel like this.

But there are problems.  He proposes to “collapse” private gun ownership, but you know he is lying because he doesn’t propose disarming the police.  This evolution he sees on the horizon apparently doesn’t include enough good will that law enforcement isn’t needed.  He just believes in a monopoly of force, what all social Hegelians believe (which is why cultural Marxists are always statists).  Once the evolved elitists have taken power, they must manage the world for the rest of the un-evolved peasants.

He doesn’t consider that I don’t get my right to self defense from the second amendment, so that nullification of said article doesn’t in the least affect my right to bear arms.  He also doesn’t understand that the second amendment has absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with personal self defense.  Good Lord.  Do these kids take history courses from anyone other than communists these days?

He also waxes highly emotional over the horrible state of affairs these days, while violent crime is at its lowest in decades.  He sees the world through youthful, uneducated eyes, aware of nothing much but what is going on immediately around him and over the last couple of years, thinking nothing much but what he’s been taught by the Marxists in college.

It would be amusing except for the danger inherent in his views.  He may one day be in a position of power and authority.  After all, such men always seem to rule others.  There is no need to wonder why America is so divided, with wicked men acting upon such a voracious appetite for controlling others.  It begins right here.

Jeremy wants to “collapse” private gun ownership.  Jeremy doesn’t think for a moment about the bloodshed that would cause.  The Jewish Holocaust and Armenian genocide were both predicated on gun confiscations, leading to millions of deaths.  This is one road.  The other is a people who won’t suffer such nonsense, leading to bloody civil war.  Jeremy is okay with at least one of these options, or otherwise hasn’t thought that deeply yet.  Perhaps his history courses haven’t covered any of this.

So here’s a quick note to Jeremy to assist your studies.  You want to collapse private gun ownership?  Any time you’re feeling froggy, Jeremy.  Roll the dice and take your chances.  You don’t make me the least bit nervous.  Get busy, boy.  Any time you’re feeling froggy.

Postscript to Jeremy.  You ought to demand a refund for the courses they’ve taught you at Georgetown.  Postscript to The Hill.  Can’t you do better than this?  What editor made the decision to go with something so random and disconnected, and so philosophically and historically bankrupt as this?

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  1. On October 6, 2016 at 12:18 am, Phil Ossiferz Stone said:

    He knows his target audience.

  2. On October 6, 2016 at 8:04 am, Onlooker from Troy said:

    Yep, pure drivel for the confirmation bias crowd.

  3. On October 6, 2016 at 8:48 pm, MattBracken said:

    I made this meme with him in mind. A little history lesson.
    https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/14520504_1283695321649905_138017329885993254_n.jpg?oh=2213c3801c190075fb9d172f745fbf98&oe=58A93522

  4. On October 6, 2016 at 8:09 am, Blake said:

    This guy truly believes in Unicorns pooping skittles. The last 5 sentences could just as easily been written as: “And they all lived happily ever after.”

  5. On October 6, 2016 at 8:44 am, Mr_Galt said:

    “At the same time, these courses must be very structured (both physically and abstractly,) adhering to a stringent set of bylaws stamped into each establishment’s foundation”

    They have such a system in a place called “Canada”. And strangely despite that fact, Jamaicans continue to pop caps into people in front of the Eaton Centre in broad daylight – using “prohibs” nonetheless.

    Jeremy is an idiot.

  6. On October 6, 2016 at 6:11 pm, Backwoods Engineer said:

    What Jeremy the Witless really means is, “all guns must be kept at the establishment and never taken home.” Molon labe, big boy.

  7. On October 6, 2016 at 6:49 pm, Mr_Galt said:

    I realize. In Canada, your gun doesn’t come out of your house unless you are a member of a club, and you have to either get a permit that allows unscheduled transport between home and the club, or a temporary permit from the RCMP to transport. The clubs themselves are regulated out the wazoo, and many are closing down. You even have to get a permit from the RCMP to take the gun to a gunsmith. They don’t just hand permits out to anyone. If you want to buy ammo, you have to have a PAL at a minimum (but that alone is not enough for joining a club).

    “Prohibs” are handguns with barrels under 4″ and basically only old guys grandfathered-in in the 1950’s are *legally* allowed to own them. I think this sort of scheme is fairly consistent with what Jeremy the Pajama Boy is advocating.

    My point, was despite all the madness of Canadian gun laws, they have a major violence problem in Toronto, including young Jamaican gang-bangers shooting people in crowded public places in the middle of the day, with said “prohibs”, which they clearly are too young to own lawfully. Canadians are a pretty passive lot. They eat the shit and shrug their shoulders. I guess Jeremy thinks such things are possible here.

    A fool.

  8. On October 6, 2016 at 9:51 am, Doug Ross said:

    The victims of the Bataclan massacre in gun-free Paris could not be reached for comment.

  9. On October 6, 2016 at 9:56 am, UNCLEELMO said:

    I’d like to point out that Jeremy attends the same university that Social Justice and Women’s Reproductive Rights Warrior Sandra Fluke attended.

  10. On October 6, 2016 at 10:28 am, Strelnikov said:

    “That’s not funny.”

  11. On October 6, 2016 at 10:25 am, Strelnikov said:

    A “young author”, eh? How young? 12? 13?

    When the moment comes, I want to be the one putting Jeremy up against the wall.

  12. On October 6, 2016 at 10:47 am, Roy Hobbes said:

    Young author from Georgetown University? Couple of years ago, William Peter Blatty, the author of “The Exorcist,” a graduate of Georgetown University and a doctrinaire Catholic, submitted a petition to the Vatican requesting church officials to strip his alma mater of the labels Catholic and Jesuit because neither the faculty nor the student body are, in fact, Catholic. Or at least not enough. I’d say Mr. Blatty is completely right. To its credit, the Vatican responded to Blatty stating that his concerns were well founded. However, to date, no change has yet to occur.

  13. On October 6, 2016 at 11:18 am, Jack Crabb said:

    Jeremy Streich is a young copsucking statist from Georgetown University.

    FIFY

  14. On October 6, 2016 at 11:50 am, ed357 said:

    Jeremy is a pawn….

    The prospective rulers have been agreed on a long time ago….

    and Jeremy ain’t one.

  15. On October 6, 2016 at 12:21 pm, TheRon said:

    And how would his “collapse” of private gun ownership be enforced? Oh, by guns, of course! This is supposed to be “progressive”, but it’s actually a regressive agenda of slavery and tyranny back through history. This guy is but a “useful idiot” as Communist dictator Lenin described his followers, not realizing, “what goes around, comes around.”

    “Both oligarch and tyrant distrust the people and therefore deprive them of arms.” –Aristotle (circa 300 B C)

  16. On October 6, 2016 at 12:32 pm, Owen said:

    Since he likes to throw around the word “abstract,” here’s an abstraction for you Jeremy: those mythical “other people” that you left wing statists seem to enlist into all your schemes. Free healthcare, free college, free housing, free food — why, we’ll just get “other people” to pay for it all! Likewise, his fanciful gun roundup, let “other people” kick in the doors, let “other people” end up with extra holes in their bodies after trying!

    Maybe one day “other people” will decide to hold responsible the ones who vote to wield the State as a weapon against their liberty.

  17. On October 6, 2016 at 1:17 pm, Swath said:

    Genocide is the ultimate wish of the progressives. Remove guns from our society and the prisons/re-education camps will be full. History is full of such occurrences. There will come a day when everyone will be forced to choose sides and defend it with their lives.

  18. On October 6, 2016 at 1:32 pm, Fred said:

    “..in a way that is Just and true.”

    Even before he uses the term evolution he gives himself away. Leaving men defenseless is not just nor is it true. His god is the author of deceit and death.

    “full-orbed” and “social Hegelians” Herschel? I think I’ll call somebody a, full-orbed social Hegelian, and see what happens. It’s like telling a vegetarian how much I respect their effort to get back to the garden and then breaking the bad news that we ain’t goin’ back. It’s fun to watch the facial expressions.

  19. On October 6, 2016 at 4:29 pm, Al Liguori said:

    By “Jewish Holocaust,” I infer that you mean the holocaust perpetrated by Jews http://judaism.is/genocide.html ,
    not the exaggerated myth in which some the people who started World War 2 died. http://judaism.is/holocaust.html

  20. On October 6, 2016 at 6:13 pm, Backwoods Engineer said:

    Wow, Herschel, you’re going to let this guy get away with this comment? Mr Ligouri, YOU LIE. I know people whose grandparents lived through those camps.

  21. On October 6, 2016 at 10:43 pm, Herschel Smith said:

    Busy day my friend.

  22. On October 6, 2016 at 10:45 pm, Herschel Smith said:

    No, you’re lying. You don’t “infer” anything. You didn’t make a syllogism, and neither did I, to which something could be (or needed to be) inferred. And I don’t think you understand the difference between inference and implication.

    You just said that in order to hijack the discussion thread to focus on a pet view of yours, completely unrelated to the point of the article.

  23. On October 6, 2016 at 6:35 pm, Grandpa said:

    Ho hum. Interestingly, while reading the youngster’s not very well thought out bleat, and then your retort; the media cucks were parsing the ‘electoral map’. The coasts, of course, seem to all desire her imaginary highness, Hillarity Clintoon. The center of the map looked solidly for Trump. How, pray tell; when ‘they’ get their desire for a divided country; will they fly over us? Provided, of course, we don’t shoot them down. Of course, this is predicated on our allowing them to live after the war – which is not a ‘given’.

  24. On October 6, 2016 at 8:11 pm, JohnathanStein said:

    “You can’t fix stupid…” — Ron White

    Speaking of which, maybe after the “young author” graduates, he’ll have a few years in
    which to form an opinion based on actual experience, versus ivory-tower fantasy.

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremyfstreich

  25. On October 8, 2016 at 7:54 pm, Michael Schlechter said:

    Perhaps Jeremy Streich aspires to follow in the footsteps of Julius Streicher
    http://sipseystreetirregulars.blogspot.com/2012_09_01_archive.html?m=1

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