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Pro 2A article in..Pravda?

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by simon99, Jan 7, 2014.

  1. simon99

    simon99 Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Wow, this is amazing.....

    A Pro-Second Amendment article from Pravda, a Russian newspaper....

    Americans never give up your guns


    By Stanislav Mishin

    Americans never give up your guns.

    These days, there are few things to admire about the socialist, bankrupt and culturally degenerating USA, but at least so far, one thing remains: the right to bear arms and use deadly force to defend one's self and possessions.

    This will probably come as a total shock to most of my Western readers, but at one point, Russia was one of the most heavily armed societies on earth. This was, of course, when we were free under the Tsar. Weapons, from swords and spears to pistols, rifles and shotguns were everywhere, common items. People carried them concealed, they carried them holstered. Fighting knives were a prominent part of many traditional attires and those little tubes criss crossing on the costumes of Cossacks and various Caucasian peoples? Well those are bullet holders for rifles.

    Various armies, such as the Poles, during the Смута (Times of Troubles), or Napoleon, or the Germans even as the Tsarist state collapsed under the weight of WW1 and Wall Street monies, found that holding Russian lands was much much harder than taking them and taking was no easy walk in the park but a blood bath all its own. In holding, one faced an extremely well armed and aggressive population Hell bent on exterminating or driving out the aggressor.

    This well armed population was what allowed the various White factions to rise up, no matter how disorganized politically and militarily they were in 1918 and wage a savage civil war against the Reds. It should be noted that many of these armies were armed peasants, villagers, farmers and merchants, protecting their own. If it had not been for Washington's clandestine support of and for the Reds, history would have gone quite differently.

    Moscow fell, for example, not from a lack of weapons to defend it, but from the lying guile of the Reds. Ten thousand Reds took Moscow and were opposed only by some few hundreds of officer cadets and their instructors. Even then the battle was fierce and losses high. However, in the city alone, at that time, lived over 30,000 military officers (both active and retired), all with their own issued weapons and ammunition, plus tens of thousands of other citizens who were armed. The Soviets promised to leave them all alone if they did not intervene. They did not and for that were asked afterwards to come register themselves and their weapons: where they were promptly shot.

    Of course being savages, murderers and liars does not mean being stupid and the Reds learned from their Civil War experience. One of the first things they did was to disarm the population. From that point, mass repression, mass arrests, mass deportations, mass murder, mass starvation were all a safe game for the powers that were. The worst they had to fear was a pitchfork in the guts or a knife in the back or the occasional hunting rifle. Not much for soldiers.

    To this day, with the Soviet Union now dead 21 years, with a whole generation born and raised to adulthood without the SU, we are still denied our basic and traditional rights to self defense. Why? We are told that everyone would just start shooting each other and crime would be everywhere....but criminals are still armed and still murdering and too often, especially in the far regions, those criminals wear the uniforms of the police. The fact that everyone would start shooting is also laughable when statistics are examined.

    While President Putin pushes through reforms, the local authorities, especially in our vast hinterland, do not feel they need to act like they work for the people. They do as they please, a tyrannical class who knows they have absolutely nothing to fear from a relatively unarmed population. This in turn breeds not respect but absolute contempt and often enough, criminal abuse.

    For those of us fighting for our traditional rights, the US 2nd Amendment is a rare light in an ever darkening room. Governments will use the excuse of trying to protect the people from maniacs and crime, but are in reality, it is the bureaucrats protecting their power and position. In all cases where guns are banned, gun crime continues and often increases. As for maniacs, be it nuts with cars (NYC, Chapel Hill NC), swords (Japan), knives (China) or home made bombs (everywhere), insane people strike. They throw acid (Pakistan, UK), they throw fire bombs (France), they attack. What is worse, is, that the best way to stop a maniac is not psychology or jail or "talking to them", it is a bullet in the head, that is why they are a maniac, because they are incapable of living in reality or stopping themselves.

    The excuse that people will start shooting each other is also plain and silly. So it is our politicians saying that our society is full of incapable adolescents who can never be trusted? Then, please explain how we can trust them or the police, who themselves grew up and came from the same culture?

    No it is about power and a total power over the people. There is a lot of desire to bad mouth the Tsar, particularly by the Communists, who claim he was a tyrant, and yet under him we were armed and under the progressives disarmed. Do not be fooled by a belief that progressives, leftists hate guns. Oh, no, they do not. What they hate is guns in the hands of those who are not marching in lock step of their ideology. They hate guns in the hands of those who think for themselves and do not obey without question. They hate guns in those whom they have slated for a barrel to the back of the ear.

    So, do not fall for the false promises and do not extinguish the light that is left to allow humanity a measure of self respect.

    Stanislav Mishin
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  2. DMax

    DMax Yamhill Well-Known Member

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    Ya that last paragraph says it all. We can see that everyday in the left media and the left on this site.
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  3. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    That same thing is repeated by those that escaped the Soviet Union and came here.
    They will all stand if it comes to that. They do not want that tyranny that they escaped to
    be here.
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  4. 41Slinger

    41Slinger Harrisburg Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Let the truth run free !!! If only the other 48 % could figure out this simple equation.
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  5. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Sent to the State Judiciary also, and to everyone else.
    too good not to

  6. 41Slinger

    41Slinger Harrisburg Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Beatem with the BIG STICK, :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

    Thanks for all your effort Taku and all the rest of you 2A believers.
  7. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Cowardice is Ruling & Ruining American Politics, Institutions & Life Itself

    By Kelly OConnell (Bio and Archives) Sunday, December 15, 2013

    American history is defined by greatness borne of courage. Yet, at a time of unprecedented power and authority, both military and moral, America has entered into a strange period of apparent imminent internal collapse. This inexplicable funk, a time of testing in the desert, has no certain outcome.

    In the political realm, superficial posers of both parties buzz around like pesky mosquitos. These characters so long outlive their purpose, yet remain a zombie-fest of ideologically animated corpses. Regardless of the topic, these brain-dead, Marxist-directed drones continue to belch up the long disproved ideas of dead socialist ne’er-do-wells.

    But where are the brave Conservatives who accept their responsibility to fight leftism no matter the cost, unsure of the short-term outcome? Fortune favors the brave and America desperately needs a few brave Conservatives to fight the leftist horde knowing that, if we do not turn back from the fight, we are destined to eventually prevail. This certainly beats simply acquiescing to a godless tyranny where all rights are sacrificed to the all-powerful state.

    I. The Call: Brave Conservative Champions Needed

    It cannot be doubted that this is the time that tests America’s soul. But with so many bonfires burning on the horizon, marking countless political battles—with leftists seeking not just to change history, but enslave mankind—we must ask: Where is the Conservative Response? Do not relentless liberal policy failures represent countless opportunities for challenge and counter-revolution?

    Further, along the lines of the earlier Conservative heroes, such as the lightning-quick and super-aggressive Lord Horatio Nelson and General George Patton—why dither when opportunities for victory hangs in open sight? Instead, since these battles will either occur—or America the Great will fall, Conservatives must strike while the iron is hot and our ideological foes back-peddling after continual policy disasters. Time to call for action by our Reagans, Burkes, Charlemagnes and Sampsons!

    Consider the redistributive bleating of such Marxist sheep as Jerry Nadler, Harry Reid, Jan Schakowsky, Nancy Pelosi, Maxine Waters, or John Conyers and his idiotic United Nation’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Or examine when Nadler attended the 14th Annual Socialist Scholars Convention, titled: “Two Cheers for Utopia: Regaining Socialism.” And yet, Barack Obama towers over all these leftist politicos, in comparison.

    Following are the same kinds of disasters as produced by Obama, created by his intellectual and spiritual forebears.

    II. ObamaCare: Liberal Policy Disasters as Maoist Godzilla Theater

    There is something so bizarre, yet childishly touching about the unparalleled failure of ObamaCare, emerging at every single level of the program. This stillbirth, dead-at-conception beginning symbolizes everything one ever needs to know about epic attempts by liberals to commandeer huge swaths of the private economy, as well as every giant project ever conceived by communist despots. These catastrophes are a good reminder of why ObamaCare needs to be destroyed as soon as possible. It’s too late to wait for Barack to become an educated leader, to commit himself to America, or to create well-designed policies. He’s America’s most intractable foe.

    It is a simple fact of history that Communist regimes have given birth to some of the most audacious failures ever produced by mankind. Further, it is a virtual given that socialism and communism must produce failures as a natural result, for the most pedestrian of reasons. This is because socialism attracts to the highest levels persons untested by leadership because well-versed and successful leaders instinctively know these theories cannot work in practice. Further, since Marxism is all about the enlargement of power at the cost of every other outcome, efficiency and normal success do not even rate. Therefore, staying in power becomes the only metric of success by which socialist movements are measured. For example, after the Russian Revolution, only untrained political affiliates filled important positions, as explained by this author in the article, Vladimir Lenin: Russia’s Original Cold-Blooded Communist Revolutionary:

    Of the leading Bolsheviks, none had the slightest outside leadership experience of any kind, or history of administering any organizations, nor any business experience. Yet this did not stop them from assuming posts of national leadership, or nationalizing all businesses. As Clarence Carson puts it in Basic Communism: Its Rise, Spread, and Debacle in the 20th Century, “The Bolsheviks knew no more about making an economy work than they did about rearranging the orbits of the heavenly bodies.” Given their intellectual background and doctrinaire Marxist ideology, this group believed all they needed to successively lead a country was a set of untested socialist theories stuck in their back pockets.

    Following are a few epically failed Marxist leaders with some of their notable failures. The mention of these will certainly bring a knowing look and sigh to the countenance of even the most casual Obama critic.

    A. Vladimir Lenin

    Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924) was the first leader of a country to implement Marxist theory. Since Marx himself outlined the problems with capitalism, but did not detail a communist system, Lenin was left to his own devices to interpret Marx’s writings. Lenin’s ideas were an important influence on subsequent Marxism. The results of Lenin’s ambitious yet untested Three Year Plan were catastrophic:

    Lenin once said, “Any cook should be able to run the country.” Yet, after the civil war, the Bolshevik regime experienced an unmitigated chain of failure in every conceivable undertaking, in all sectors of government, and on each attempt at public policy. For example, by 1921, economic productivity had fallen to less than 20% of the 1913 level. In just three years, the Marxists ruined a functioning economy. One reason was the confiscation of land, factories, banks, etc. The economy was handed to inexperienced socialist functionaries. Workers commandeered factories, then failed to manufacture anything. Big farms were run by peasants puzzled by large-scale agriculture. Money and other liquid assets were confiscated as fiat money was printed, causing spiraling inflation, debasing the currency. When the economy crashed, the government used the army for labor, and then turned the labor force into a wing of the army.

    Five million peasants starved from the debacle. Fortunately, Vlad Lenin died an early death, probably from the results of syphilis, his brain strangely ossified almost into stone. Yet, the worst was yet to come in the form of the man of steel, Joe Stalin.

    B. Joe Stalin

    Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) murdered more of his own people than any other dictator, save Mao. His paranoia, ruthlessness and illogic were legendary. But he also killed the economy of his country while trying to apply Marx’s economic theories. Robert Conquest, in Stalin, Breaker of Nations, describes Stalin as absurdly egotistical:

    Psychologically, it is astonishing. Once again Stalin is shown as—openly—exhibiting a manic, even on the face of it, self-defeating egotism. His conviction that he could judge a situation better than the professionals was to be with him all his life—not only as to military science, but in physics, biology, and other fields, and always to the detriment of his own plans.

    Compare this to a strangely similar sentiment from Barack’s own stated, megalomaniacal self-analysis:

    I think I could probably do every job on the campaign better than the people I’ll hire to do it. It’s hard to give up control when that’s all I’ve known. I think I’m a better speechwriter than my speechwriters. I know more about policies on any particular issue than my policy directors. And I’ll tell you right now that I’m gonna think I’m a better political director than my political director.

    Given Stalin’s absurd level of confidence and pseudo-knowledge of fields he never studied or labored in, it comes as no surprise that he was a catastrophic failure as a leader. Unable to learn the lessons of failure from Lenin’s mistakes, Stalin launched his own 5 Year Plan in 1929, as described in Joseph Stalin: Memoirs of a Leftist Madman:

    This put the entire economy under state control. The government promised if the people worked hard to meet the goal of tripling production, the outcome would be an increased standard of living for all. Neither took place. Instead, Alec Nove, a specialist in the early socialist Russian economy declared, “1933 was the culmination of the most precipitous peacetime decline in living standard known in recorded history.”

    C. Chairman Mao Zedong

    China’s Chairman Mao (1893-1976) was the most successful mass murderer in history, and the most spectacular example of a failed leader in world history, as his Great Leap Forward illustrates. Again, Mao failed to learn the lessons of the command economy from his failed predecessors Lenin and Stalin. His policy catastrophes are described in this author’s article Who was Chairman Mao, Lionized by Obama’s White House?

    In 1958, Mao announced the Great Leap Forward to transform China into a modern state. In Mao’s mind, his plan to revolutionize China would then transfer to the rest of the globe. The Great Leap would occur when collectivized farms saw food production spike from new methods. A compliant press celebrated massive increases in harvests, such as 100-fold gains in productivity. Yet, after 6 months, the program was exposed as a massive failure, and instead of swelling production, widespread food shortages resulted. When reported to Mao, he replied all people would eat less since it was healthier anyway. Up to 40 million Chinese died as a result of the Great Leap.

    The Great Leap Forward reveals Mao’s unhinged approach to “industrialization.” Among many harebrained growth schemes, Mao ordered multiple canal and lake excavation projects, using primitive means, resulting in many peasant deaths. Yet, most either failed or were abandoned. Another dumb plan was ridding China of the “Four Pests,” being rats, sparrows, flies and mosquitoes. Unfortunately, when Chinese sparrows were wiped out by crowds of broom-waving peasants, it was discovered sparrow “pests” actually reduced real insect menaces. Many died when pestilence broke out.

    Another astounding plan was the “Make Steel” program. Since Chinese steel mills couldn’t upgrade fast enough, Mao ordered private citizens to build foundries. These “backyard furnaces” were constructed by 90 million peasants encouraged to melt down any metal available, including farm implements. Mao bragged China’s steel output would excel Britain’s in three years, and America’s by ten. Instead, an absurd failure resulted, revealing Mao’s utter ignorance of scientific or economic principles.

    All of Mao’s programs are reminiscent of Barack’s own failures. First, Mao didn’t know anything about the areas he was trying to change, just as Obama knows nothing about medicine, but still feels confident overhauling the industry. Second, Mao’s plans were undeniably stupid, much like Barack’s Cash for Clunkers, his Stimulus Bill, his discouraging US oil production with “We can’t drill our way out,” or his ObamaCare program, etc. In other words, Barack seems to have convinced himself he’s a natural genius who doesn’t need to study anything to know everything.

    III. Time for Courage

    Why, in the midst of unparalleled opportunity, have American Conservatives turned cowardly? For example, with Barack having launched his biggest policy on countless lies, and with this policy failing at every turn—Why has there been no concerted effort to impeach the president? Especially with his poll numbers tanking! Even if it failed, would this not put Barack on notice it’s time to stop pretending he’s a god and stop the dishonesty? Further, isn’t the only alternative to challenging Obama instead of simply watching him take control of our health care system while ruining it?

    If ever there were a time when liberalism has been revealed as a shockingly stupid series of ill-conceived policies which are impossible to implement, and which threatens America—this is it. The only antidote to this reign of stupidity is Conservative principles and policies. But until a person eloquent enough to explain the ideas, bold enough to challenge the liberal elites, and wise enough to know when to fight, versus negotiate, stands up—there will not even be a hope for Conservative revolution.

    So, calling all Conservatives, Libertarians and GOP faithful—this is your opportunity to fight against evil and, help establish a return to sanity—and by vanquishing socialism, put your name down in the annals as a hero for liberty
  8. 41Slinger

    41Slinger Harrisburg Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Until John McCain (example) quits saying, "My Friend Harry Reeds opinion is a little misguided" and starts saying, "This lying piece of liberal trash is not looking out for the countrys best interests" and starts telling the public and the media why and calling them out as to what they are and what they represent over and over and over and over just like the libs do, It's not going to FIX. We need to say and show what and who these people are everyday over and over. I'm so sick of playing nice, this person who claims to be president and ALL of his ilk need to be exposed daily, over and over and over. ObamaTresonesBast--ds job is to protect this country and it's constitution and so far all him and his administration has done is assault this country and it is time for them to be Impeached and removed from our White House and put in prision where they belong.

    I know I'm preaching to the choir, but sometimes !!!
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