Category Archives: Right to Bear Arms

The Civil Liberty that Protects all Others

It was certainly ironic and fitting that a legislator who voted against allowing guns in a certain place should be shot by a gun in exactly that place.  Yet that was the fate of Clementa Pinckney, state senator and pastor of … Continue reading

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Poem: At The End of the Short, Hard War

He awoke with a start and shaking himself to ward off the morning cold, he arose from his bed on the concrete shelf to see what the day might hold. After coaxing his fire to life, he checked how much … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Militia for a New Republic

We constantly hear about the second half of the Second Amendment, an independent clause which guarantees us the absolute right, free from any legislative impingement, to keep and bear arms. All laws to the contrary in my opinion are unconstitutional, … Continue reading

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On Rebellion

Originally published on the Florida Student Philosophy Blog “I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!”[1] These are the words of Howard Beale in “Network”. The American movie classic is about an aging network broadcaster … Continue reading

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Gun Control & the Right to Bear Arms

“Among other evils which being unarmed brings you, it causes you to be despised.” – Niccolo Machiavelli The question of whether citizens in a democracy should have ready access to firearms suggests a more basic question, which has often been … Continue reading

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I am Happy that George Zimmerman is Alive

 I am happy that George Zimmerman is alive, and I wish that Trayvon Martin was too.  Nevertheless, I must say that I am thoroughly disgusted with the American Media and the self serving, so called “leaders” of the racist “African … Continue reading

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Ramp Up the Rhetoric!

Originally published in the Jacksonville Observer Patriots protest! Silence is shameful. Citizens! The country is in crisis and the Congress is culpable. Ramp up the Rhetoric! The recent shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords and the killing of District Court Judge … Continue reading

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A Letter to Secretary Janet Napolitano

April 16, 2009 Certified Mail Secretary Janet Napolitano Department of Homeland Security U.S. Department of Homeland Security Washington, DC 20528 Madame Secretary: I have read with great interest the recent report: Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence … Continue reading

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Poem: Massacre

I was there and I recall how it felt to be a member, of that group out in the hall at the school in late September. Who had gravitated thus by an instinct for survival having suffered on the bus … Continue reading

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Credo

 The virtues expressed here are those embraced by the Masters and Practitioners of the Chinese Goju fighting society of which I am Sho Dan. I was accorded this honor by Sensei Antony Baso, San Dan Renchi, University of Martial Arts … Continue reading

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