“Let us hope our weapons are never needed – but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny.
If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers.
Only the government – and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws.”
– Edward Abbey
“The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own. Naturally, it may be used by evil men for evil purposes, but there are more good men than evil, and while the latter cannot be persuaded to the path of righteousness by propaganda, they can certainly be corrected by good men with rifles.”
– Jeff Cooper, Art of the Rifle
Today in 1993 – Janet Reno is confirmed by the United States Senate and sworn in the next day, becoming the first female Attorney General of the United States. On her watch, under the sterling leadership of President Bill “Where’s the fat chicks?” Clinton, she presides over the torching of the Branch Davidian complex, killing over eighty people, and the snatching of Elian Gonzalez, deporting him back to Cuba.
RALEIGH, N.C. – A police shooting that wounded a suspect during a foot chase in Raleigh, North Carolina, sparked protests early Wednesday from hundreds who demanded answers and burned a flag outside the governor’s mansion.
Former Vice President Joe Biden was videotaped shouting at an auto worker about guns during a campaign stop in Michigan Tuesday.
The audio in the video is not clear, but at one point the former vice president can be heard yelling about “AR-14’s,” and telling a Michigan voter that he’s “full of shit.”