There are still lots of letters coming in about gun control, obviously a lot of passion and concern from all sides.
This is my third and last. I have expressed that mental health needs to be addressed, our children’s safety touted while our government sponsors 1.2 million abortions annually, our president, in 2008, actually supported a civilian army just as powerful and well-funded as our military.
It should be noted that tyranny in Germany, China, Russia and Cambodia were internal and not by invasion. I want to address tyranny for those who can’t remember yesterday.
A disturbing article by 2009 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Jim Garrow shockingly claims that the Obama administration’s “litmus test” for new military leaders asks, “Will they obey an order to fire on U.S. citizens?” It would not be the first time in our history.
Dec. 29, 1890, the murder of 297 Sioux Indians occurred at Wounded Knee Creek on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. There 297 men, women and children were murdered by federal agents and members of the 7th Cavalry who had come to confiscate their firearms.
In more modern times, massacres occurred in Waco, Texas and Ruby Ridge, Idaho. Both incidents were prompted by weapons violation charges. To turn public opinion in favor of the government and against David Koresh in the Waco standoff, new charges of child molestation where filed and the “feds” killed 55 defiant people and 28 children. For Ruby Ridge, weapon charges against Randy Weaver ended with the “feds” killing Randy’s pregnant wife and 13-year-old son. In 1993, Weaver was convicted of failing to appear for trial but cleared of all other charges.
My point being, once it is law, the “feds” can and will kill you if you are defiant. Can Japanese, German and Italian internment camps, called safety for the greater majority, be classified as tyranny? Right, wrong or indifferent; you can’t say it won’t happen in America when it already has.