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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Absurdity of More Gun Control, Will Military Families Boycott Walmart, Guides to Homemade Weapons

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Absurdity of More Gun Control, Will Military Families Boycott Walmart, Guides to Homemade Weapons

George Soros and his minions paid to transport thousands of teens and their parents to Washington DC on Saturday to demand more “gun control”  Few however, could answer what they meant by more control.  When asked if “Should Smirnoff Vodka be held responsible for drunk driving deaths,” the interviewer was met was with a blank stare.  The teen didn’t have a clue what was meant by the question.

In light of Walmart’s decision to raise the age of gun and ammo purchases to 21 we posed the question should the age of enlistment to the armed forces be raised to 21?  Again, no one seemed to have a clue what the interviewer was talking about.

There’s talk of boycotting Walmat now among military personnel, especially those aged twenty-one and under including their immediate and extended families.  That would hit their bottom line hard.

Few would argue that morality cannot be legislated and that stricter gun laws, as evidenced by the harsh laws in Chicago show [which has the highest gun-related deaths, especially among Black youth gangs], have any bearing on reducing gun related crime and deaths.

By and large, youth death rates are much higher from auto and drug related incidents as shown below:

Auto accidents are the leading cause of death for teens ages 15 to 20-Six teens die every day from auto accidents [as of 2015].

Since 2012 an average of 2500 teens die each year:

12% of distracted drivers involved in fatal car accidents were teens ages 15 to 19.


An almost equal amount of teens die by gun violence BUT – 25% are suicides and 25%-30% are from gang violence such as in cities like Chicago which has the toughest gun laws in the nation but the highest violence rates, especially among Blacks in the nation.

  • About 1/4 of fatal teen car accidents involve underage drinking and driving. (MADD)
  • About 5.8% of 16- and 17-year-olds and 15.1% of 18- to 20-year-olds reported driving under the influence of alcohol in the past year. (MADD)
  • About 8.2% of high school students reported driving a car or other vehicle one or more times when they had been drinking alcohol.
  • 13.5% of 12th graders reported driving after drinking.
  • Kids who start drinking young are 7x more likely to be in an alcohol-related crash. (MADD)
  • 33% of the young drivers ages 15 to 20 who were killed in crashes had a BAC of .01 or higher and 28% had a BAC of .08 or higher (the legal limit for drivers over age 21).
  • Nearly 60% of young drivers involved in fatal drinking and driving crashes didn't use a seat belt.
  • 70 % of young drivers who died in underage drinking and driving accidents didn't use a seat belt.
  • 27% of the young male drivers involved in fatal crashes had been drinking at the time of the crash, compared with 15% of the young female drivers involved in fatal crashes.

Our politicians are known for their knee-jerk, band-aid approaches to resolving social issues:

Authoritarianism, or criminal government, can never feel free from fear as long as millions of people own guns, hence the long-term effort to disarm us.

Almost all national politicians want Americans completely disarmed, even if few admit it, though they have done all possible to impress upon the public mind that private arms possession for any reason is un-American and not in the "public interest" because guns are "dangerous." Their debate is twisted nonsense, but people believe it.

·         The politicians realize that mass forced confiscation will not work. It would result in the deaths of thousands of federal agents, if they could find enough of them to attempt such a thing.

The truth is, the local sheriffs, rank-and-file police and military members are by-and-large pro-gun, and their families and friends are as well. For the most part, they would be loath to join federal agents in a forced confiscation program.

The NRA — which has fooled millions of people into believing it looks out for their 2nd Amendment rights — has signaled a willingness to support them.

Mental illness is as nebulous and malleable a term as "assault weapon." Even psychiatrists admit that the classification of mental illness often relies on subjective criteria and that diagnoses for mental health conditions never rely on brain scans and blood tests. Conclusions of mental illness stem from observed behaviors and any behavior that seems outside what is accepted as normal at the moment can later be labeled abnormal — and therefore a mental illness — on a whim.

There are millions of gun owners in America who consider themselves Christian. Now we have atheists in places of influence and power declaring ad hoc that Christianity is a mental disorder that can and should be cured. The day is soon coming where a person's Christianity will get him labeled as mentally defective and therefore ineligible to possess weapons.

The gun control problem is a mind control problem. The authorities know full well that they, with all their high-tech weapons, cannot subdue a determined people with private arms. Therefore, they use all manner of spurious persuasion to get you to give up your arms and to exert hostility toward others who won't. Same old divide and conquer.

April 14, 2018: Patriotic Americans Plan Second Amendment Rallies At All State Capitals

Sources:  The Poor Man Survivor, Bob Livingston, MADD
Editor, The Bob Livingston Letter™




Brutal Tips, Tricks, And Myths from a Filipino Knife Fighter
I’ve been practicing knife fighting for over a year now. While my dreams of being a professional knife fighter like The Winter Soldier have crumbled away (*tears*) it has brought me some serious and lethal realizations about using knives for combat. Here just a taste of what I’ve learned:


Home invasions don’t happen on impulse. 

Home invaders plan their attacks carefully, often collecting information over weeks (or even months) before they decide to make a move on your home. 

And most often, they use basic surveillance methods to figure out the right time to strike you and your family.  Enhance your personal situational awareness with these tips:

Before Leaving for Home 

  • Stay vigilant. Don’t use your phone or get distracted talking to someone. As you make your way to your car, keep an eye out for other cars in the vicinity.
  • When you’re in the car, see if anyone else is sitting in a driver’s seat but not departing. If so, wait a few minutes. Pretend to talk on your phone or check email. See if they leave before you. If they don’t, pull out and see if they follow you. If they do, stop again at a safe location (that you can speed away from if necessary) to see if they also stop or if they move on.


  • Keep checking the rear-view mirror every few minutes and taking a conscious snapshot of the vehicles behind you. Mentally say what they are (e.g., red Prius, black SUV, gray van). If you hear yourself repeating a vehicle every time, even after taking a few turns, you could be targeted.
  • To get them off your tail, get unpredictable. Speed up or slow down to see if they keep pace with you, or stall at a green light or come to a dead stop (pretty much impossible for them to casually imitate you, so they often let you go rather than reveal themselves).
  • Make three right turns in a row, or take a one-way street. Pay attention to whether the car you’ve located – or any others – follow you.

Arriving Home 

  • If you’re confident you’re being tailed, call ahead for a police officer to meet you at your home. Let them know you’ve tried to lose them (this way they’ll know you’re not just assuming someone is following you because they happen to be going the same way) and give them a license plate number if you can. The officer should scare them off or pull them over.
  • Even if you’re not being tailed, get into the habit of backing into your driveway or garage so you can see out into the street as you go in. Home invaders have been known to hide in bushes and slip in behind you as the garage door closes. You’re looking at the back of the garage, so you may not see them at all – and now you’re trapped in the garage with them.



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Larry said...

Couldn't sleep as the train woke me up early today so I was happy to see you posted on a Sunday. Great response to the so-called anti-gun demonstration in DC. Another example of a left-wing effort to dismantle the Bill of Rights and the Constitution and you've done an outstanding job of defending it with logical arguments. Those people who demonstrated may have had their hearts in the right place but they were puppets. Our local news failed [what else is new] to provide full disclosure as to WHO was paying for the expenses of these kids to travel to DC...we all know it was George Soros and his many so-called non-profit money which funds a half dozen anti-gun groups in the USA...disarming America, just like Stalin & Hitler has been his goal for years.

Randy said...

The media really lined up in support of these anti-gun groups even running hour long TV specials about them and spotlighting them parroting the memorized lines they had been told to repeat...yet few, like you point out, have any inkling as to what they are talking about or concrete solutions...just sounding like the Hitler Youth Corp. prelude to gun confiscation in the late 1930s in Germany.

Sarah said...

Those kids left mountains of trash in DC and were surrounded by armed security which I find ironic. Little piggies who were paid to be bussed into our capitol and given lines to say in front of TV cameras. Most don't have a clue as to who our founders were and why the Bill of Rights were included.