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The Second Amendment Is Not About Hunting

AR-15 SHTF Survival Rifle

In the gun control community there is a popular statement that has been repeated for decades – “Nobody needs a 30 round magazine for hunting.” Another statement is – “Nobody hunts with an AR-15.” Then the classic – “Nobody needs an AR-15 to defend their family.”

What those people do not understand, the Second Amendment is not about hunting, and it only slightly about protecting ones home and family.

The true nature of the Second Amendment is for the people of the United States to be armed to protect themselves from their government and from invaders.

Who was the militia? Every able-bodied male.

Even though congress passed laws changing the militia from armed volunteers to the national guard, the intent of the Second Amendment remains.

The founding fathers wanted to the people to be armed in order to resist a tyrannous government. This is a last ditch effort so the people may protect themselves.

What happens when people are disarmed? Ask the 100 million people Communism killed in the 20th century alone.

30 Round Magazine

Democrats: Limit Rights Until 21 Years Old

Kevin Felts, blogger and political commentator

There is a growing movement across the United States that is demanding the legal age to purchase a firearm be moved up to 21 years old. Buyers already have to be 21 years old to purchase handguns. Rifles and shotguns are 18 years old.

I am sick and tired of the right to keep and bear arms being treated as a second class right. So let’s take this idiotic idea of raising the age limit to 21 and apply it to other rights.

Freedom of political speech should be limited to someone at least 21 years old. Anyone under 21 who makes a political statement should be charged with a crime.

Freedom of religion should start at 21 years old. No person should be allowed to attend a religious gathering, pray, or anything associated with religion until they are 21 years old.

Limit Rights Until 21

Democrat Cycle Of Bad Policy

Kevin Felts, blogger and political commentator

Make no doubt about it, the Democrat party is a party founded on bad policies, then blaming others when the bad policy needs to be changed.

Democrat cycle of policies:

Create bad policy, blame someone else.

Create bad policy, blame someone else.

Create bad policy, blame someone else.

Rinse, repeat until desired social agenda is achieved.

Abortion

Can Not Legislate a Conscience

Kevin Felts political commentator

If there is one thing that should stop mass shootings, but fails, it has to be the conscience. The conscience is supposed to point people in the right direction. It is supposed to help us help us make the right decision. What happened to the conscience of mass shooters?

What makes mass shooters different from serial killers? Instead of killing a dozen people over the course of a decade like a serial killer, a mass shooter kills a dozen people in a few minutes.

After the Las Vegas and Parkland shootings, the gun grabbers were out in full force. The bodies were still warm when they were offered up as a sacrificial lamb to justify gun control. The bodies were held high, as if to impress the GOD of gun control.

Just as drugs and illegal immigrants slip across the border, so would illegal weapons. If border security can not stop millions of illegal immigrants, what is to assure us illegal guns can be stopped?

Rights Stripped Away

Why Do People Give Their Rights Away

Kevin Felts, blogger and political commentator

It is a simple question, “Why do people want to give their rights away?” This is everything from gun control, to taxation. Overtime, people, including our ancestors, slowly gave our rights away.

Take the income tax for example. Who in their right mind is stupid enough to allow the government to tax their income? Replies may be along the lines of how the income tax was supposed to be voluntary. Or that the income tax was supposed to only affect the rich.

Income Tax

Once the income tax amendment was passed, it opened the flood gates for government abuses. For decades the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been used as a political weapon. All of this was voted on by the states and the people who allowed the Sixteenth Amendment (Amendment XVI) to the United States Constitution to come into existence.

Will Democrats Push Gun Control In 2018

Kevin Felts, blogger and political commentator

One question gun owners may be thinking, “Will democrats push gun control in the 2018 mid-term elections?”

There is a saying about articles that start with a question, “The answer is no.” This is called Betteridge’s law of headlines. The law is the absurd suggestion that says anything that starts with a question can be answered with a no.

I prefer a more balanced approach: Ask a question, present the evidence, then let the reader make up their own mind. That is what writers are supposed to do, right? Present both sides and let the reader make up their own mind.

If we follow Betteridge’s law of headlines, the answer is no, and I am glad Democrats will not be pushing gun control in 2018. However, what if I told you the answer was yes?

The real answer is a combination of yes and no.

Yes On Gun Control

Democrats Ask Bloomberg To Give Up on Gun Control

Kevin Felts political commentator

There comes a time when you say enough is enough, and that time has come with ex-mayor Michael Bloomberg. Democrats are asking Michael Bloomberg to tone down his gun control rhetoric.

First he was forced out of office by term limits, and now high ranking democrats in Washington D.C. are asking bloomberg to tone down his anti-gun rhetoric.

Lets be honest, bloomberg turned New York into a laughing stock with his petty wars on life choices. Whether it is smoking, or large sugary drinks, people should have a right to pick their poison. People should have the right to live the lifestyle they wish. If a mayor wants to ban large soft drinks, what about stuff like beer, bacon and whiskey?

Now it seems ex-mayor bloomberg is a little too far left even for the lefties,

Beaumont Texas Man Arrested for Carrying Rifle

Kevin Felts political commentator

KBMT news is reporting Beaumont police arrested a man for lawfully carrying a rifle. The incident happening in Parkdale Mall in Beaumont Texas.

It is reported that he has a store in the mall where he sells firearm accessories, but no actual firearms are sold there. He was allowed to have the rifle at the store for demonstration purposes. While walking to the store, with the AR-15 slung over his back, several people called the police. The police responded and arrested the man.

I never thought I would see the day when a police force in southeast Texas did not support gun rights. The article says the man was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. Chances are the guy will be charged under Section 42.01 of the Texas Penal Code, which states,

Sec. 42.01. DISORDERLY CONDUCT. (8) displays a firearm or other deadly weapon in a public place in a manner calculated to alarm;

2013 NRA Show Houston Texas

NRA Show Houston, Texas

Man oh man, what a weekend. My wife and I left Jasper Texas around 6 am Friday morning, got breakfast at Jack in the box in Woodville Texas, and arrived at the NRA show at the 9 am. Traffic was not that bad. Thank goodness there were no wrecks on HWY 59.

We found a parking lot directly in front of Minute Maid park, which is across from the George R Brown convention center. Holy crap was parking expensive, we had to pay $30, but the location was perfect.

My wife and I entered the show, obtained our media badges, then started walking around.

This was my wifes first real gun show. She never showed any interest in gun shows, that was until I built her a pink M4. Now that she has something she can relate to she is showing more interest.

Why Don’t People Address The Real Cause Of Gun Violence

Kevin Felts at the Angelina River

While browsing the net I landed on yet another gun control article. That article, like so many others does not address the root causes of gun violence.

Obama has thrown a fake bone to the gun hating liberal dogs. As they slobber all over it, the liberals are too dumb to realize its a fake bone.

Does the bone address repeat offenders?

Does the bone address gang and drug related crime?

Does the bone address protecting our borders from illegal drugs?

Does the bone address job training for criminals?

Does the bone address anything crime related?

The gun control bone the liberals are slobbering all over addresses nothing.

Background checks, so what? Its not like gang members are going to go through background checks.

Are Gun Hating Liberals Stupid

Kevin Felts, blogger

Lets just go ahead and say it, are gun hating liberals stupid? Did they sleep through US history while in high school and college? Did they sleep through the various government classes at school? Do they never watch the History channel? Do they never celebrate the 4th of July?

If gun haters had paid attention during history class they may have understood why the 2nd Amendment ensures the right of the people to keep and bear arms – so we will never be subjugated. We are citizens, not subjects.Kevin Felts, blogger and survivalist

Do the gun haters think the British let the founding fathers form a nation? Exactly “how” did the United States come into being? I am pretty sure George Washington and Benjamin Franklin did not blog the Red Coats into leaving.

Dianne Feinstein Obama And Gun Control

Kevin Felts, blogger and survivalistThere has been a lot of talk from Dianne Feinstein and obama about gun control. My honest opinion on the matter, neither of them want the laws they are suggesting.

The only reason Dianne Feinstein and obama are talking about gun control, is to make the liberals happy, and to say they did “something” after the Aurora Colorado and Sandy Hook shootings.

Why would Dianne Feinstein and Obama be faking the call for gun control?

Because the proposed laws are too radical.

Proposed Gun Tax

Poll taxes were struck down. The government can not charge a fee or tax on a right. There is no fee to go to church, there is no fee or tax to vote, there is no special government fee or tax to read a newspaper or watch the evening news.

The gun control act of 1934 set reasonable limits on the ownership of fully automatic weapons. People can still own fully automatic weapons, but thy have to jump through hoops to do so.

Dianne Feinsteins proposal to pay a tax on a right will not stand up in court, and she knows it. But to make the liberal left happy, she has to introduce “something” in the wake of Sandy Hook. This is why Dianne Feinstein keeps getting relected, because she appeals to liberals.

Threat Must Be Neutralized

Kevin Felts, blogger and survivalistHere is a concept I want to share with you. All of this talk about gun control is not about protecting the public, its about the law makers being scared. Law makers are scared someone will walk into their building and start shooting. Instead of students laying on the ground dead, lawmakers envision themselves being dead.

If law makers truly cared about the health and well being of the public, why is smoking still legal? Why can companies dump chemicals and nothing is done?

If law makers cared about the public, why are fish contaminated with mercury?

Gun control is not about protecting the public. If the government wanted to protect the public, outlaw cigarettes and other tobacco products. Outlaw chemicals that have been linked to attention disorders in children.

Gun control is about protecting congress from people who are fed up with government.

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. People are fed up with high taxes, people are fed up with the government bailing out the banks, people are fed up with the government protecting wall street,,,, people are fed up.

Instead of worrying about gun control, maybe congress needs to stop bailing out wall street. That way law makers will not have a guilty conscience.

Armed citizens are the threat to an out of control government. That threat must be neutralized.

Gun Haters Do Not Understand The 2nd Amendment

FN/FAL Rifle at a shooting range

Everytime there is an incident of gun related violence, it seems the crazies start coming out the woodwork like roaches in a wood pile.

Do gun haters just not understand what the 2nd amendment is about, or are they just stupid?

Lets take this video about an anti-gun rally.

Place the blame where it belongs, on mentally ill people.

Jeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 people, and did not use a single gun.

Adam Lanza murdered 26 people.

What did Jeffrey Dahmer and Adam Lanza have in common? Both of them were mentally ill.

If we want to make society safe, lets keep mentally ill people locked away from the general public. Whether its a gun, a knife, baseball bat,,,, mentally ill people will find a way to kill others.

True Purpose of the 2nd Amendment

AK-47 or AR-15 Which Is Your Choice?

AK-47 AR-15 Survival Rifles

The Military Arms Channel on YouTube has posted another excellent video, this time its about what gun should someone may prefer in a post Democrat election?

For most of you the information covered in the video is very basic and boring. It goes back to whether the shooter likes the AK-47 or the AR-15 better.

There are some good points that are brought up, such as there being no domestic manufacturer of 5.45×39mm ammunition for the AK-74. This is the main reason why I have not bought an AK-74, and I do not want to stockpile yet “another” caliber.

In the video there is a comment that WASR-10 prices are in the $600 price range? I have not confirmed those prices. But if those prices are correct, we are in deep crap as the WASR-10 is made in Romania.

There are two driving factors that would drive up the price of a Romanian made products:

1, Inflation, as in the US dollar is losing value on the international market.

2, Demand is outstripping supply.

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