I agree but the problem I have is when I try to talk to someone who is against guns they just run away from the conversation and point at me claiming "you are the problem with this country, other countries are past us." or some other nonsense.Quote:
So the nation is split. About 50/50 on guns both in ownership and control. some of the owners of guns believe in some more controls... Some who have no guns do not believe there should be any controls.. so it works out... about 50/50, still.
The revolutionary war pitted brother against brother. The first civil war pitted brother against brother. The next civil war... if it comes... over guns? or the fiscal cliff or whatever, or all of the above... Will pit brother against brother...
Follow the money. And there will be money for BOTH sides... at interest... from the same people... While they watch us, in our little ... I dunno... cage match?
Insurrections ... from the Whiskey rebellion, to the Civil War... have been put down... by the Government of the United States... with money from the moneylenders...
If we should see a civil war over the gun issue, or any other... it will take us decades or more to recover... And we will borrow money to do that, too...
Are we headed to civil war? are we going to do so over guns? possibly.
I have no fear of it. why?
Because when the m16s are locked, loaded, and aimed at your head, you will take them to the safe, just like they did in Katrina... And they will start with the most voiciferous.
If it starts to happen, much will be accomplished before the rest of us hear a word about it. And, I believe it will be a "done deal" before an effective resistance can be mounted.
Our best bet, at this point, IMHumbleO, is to petition for a redress of grievances. Before they become grievances.
But where are the advertisements that explain our side? The antis, being congresscritters and POTUS... will get all the air time they want for FREE... We have to buy ours... and we ain't doin' it... And if you think it doesn't matter, look at how elections are won...
They are won on TV and on the Radio, and in the press... And we are allowing ourselves to be painted as "clingers" "rednecks" "wannabe Rambos" etc. etc.
We need more Suzanna Gratia Hupps on TV telling us that we cannot be made defenseless... that the second amendment is important... That our liberties are at stake... and we need good spokesmodels to do the talking... But, we will have to buy our time in front of the camera... that I can assure you.
And nobody (the NRA, the GOA, the SAF), none of 'em seems to know this... all they do is preach to the choir (us) and while we are NOT a minority... most of us here (based on posts) won't even bother with a discussion with an anti... because they're "so illogical."
If we don't enter into dialogue, in front of and to the masses, and the individuals... WE WILL LOSE this fight.