Tank Killer 101

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RUN! RUN AWAY!

RUN! RUN AWAY!

From the Syrian resistance comes this graphic affirmation of the vulnerability of tanks.

Your drill Sargent always told you a stationary tank is a dead tank.

Even worse is a stationary tank without boots-on-the-ground infantry to protect it.

A little pluck, a little luck, a little skill and BOOM! it is gone!

In the 1956 Hungarian Revolution teenagers placed inverted cast iron frying pans in plain view to mimic improvised landmines and stalled the advance of Russian tanks in the streets of Budapest.

In 2013 a Syrian teenager demonstrated an important principle of any resistance movement: It is NOT your job to die for your country! It is your job to make the OTHER GUY die for HIS country!!!!

This intrepid teenager singlehandedly eliminated a million dollar tank with a bargain basement hand grenade.

It was always thus and thus it will always be…..

THE COMPLETE VIDEO:(Listen, you can hear the clink as it rolls down the tube)

Tango Fox 1 Comma 2nd Amendment

Back in the prelapsarian days when Free Republic was an active vibrant website for Conservative thought and action, many vigorous 2nd Amendment debates were conducted amongst highly gifted Freepers.

Tango Fox contributed above and beyond the call of duty with his detailed analysis of the history and origin of the 2nd Amendment. In one of my early posts I archived his work in a text format,CLICK LINK HERE but as the Free Republic Archives slowly disappear down the memory hole, important work should be preserved in as many ways as possible.

He detailed the one comma 2nd Amendment with a rich tapestry of documentation and commentary.

So, today, please enjoy and save these screen shots from the Pleistocene days of the World Wide Web.

Tango Fox, you are missed and your work is not forgotten.

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Tango Fox further discusses the ONE COMMA 2nd Amendment’s value and Robert Bork in the comments section:

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RINO FUDD Alert: Professor Edward J Erler

NC Gun Guy offers new video of a Professor Edward J.Erler who seems blissfully unaware of the current state of United States gun laws even as he lectures an audience at the Hillsdale College Kirby Center on the nature and purpose of the 2nd Amendment.

While his rhetoric does not exactly move into the malignant fraud of Professor Michael Bellesiles (at least not in this lecture) he will definitely never be confused with a modern day pulpit pounding Patrick Henry screaming “Give me Liberty or give me Death!”

He is, in fact, exactly the kind of cryto covert passive aggressive Milquetoast RINO Republican FUDD who has brought this Republic to its knees under the century old Progressive assault he purports to oppose.

While he claims to support the 2nd Amendment his narcoleptic language and thought gently nudge the audience into a morass of administrative state edicts and restrictions.

First comes the astounding claim fully automatic weapons have been illegal since the 1930s.

A.(Weapons were taxed, but legal–click here)
B.(13 year old Katelyn Francis shoots full auto at a 3 gun match CLICK HERE)

In addition, the good Doctor also seems to believe the venerable WWII M1 Carbine should be classified as an “assault rifle” ( a role for which it was never designed), is remarkably comfortable with the notion weapons should be banned from any areas Leviathan Government deems “sensitive”, is dismissive of the role of the local Sheriff as a Constitutional bulwark, and finally, is far too comfortable with the idea of banning entire categories of weapons because they are somehow unusual or dangerous.

The number of times Dr. Erler uses the term “assault rifle” in the first few minutes of his talk would make the most devoted acolyte’s head spin. He is completely unaware of the NSSF list of rifle industry wide terms to include Modern Sport Rifle (MSR), Modular Component Rifle (MCR), Sport Utility Rifle (SUR) or Modular Precision Rifle (MPR). CLICK LINK HERE

So clearly this is not a man who should be given a leadership role defending the Bill of Rights.

The guy is not a lawyer and he is certainly not familiar with the contemporary gun rights environment.

In fact, his only credentials appear to be an academic PhD in Political Science.

Has this fine Academic EVER shot NRA Bullseye? Joined IDPA? IPSC? Gone to Camp Perry? Plinked for rats at the local dump? Gone hunting? Shot trap or skeet? Cowboy Action Shooting? Civil War Reenactment? World War II Reenactment? Is he familiar with Kim Rhode? John Ross? Thunder Ranch? Jeff Cooper?

Can he name any activity outside the Ivory Tower of Academia directly involved with active use of a firearm?

If all these activities and ideas and people are alien to him he has no place at the top of the 2nd Amendment food chain.

We, the people, do not need any more Ann Coulters or Karl Roves or Heritage Foundations or Cato Institutes or even Hillsdale Colleges controlling the narrative or dialogue about who will best lead us out of the wilderness of crippling Progressive Politics.

Enough already.

Return, sir, to your cloistered halls and leave the dirty work to those of us who suffer most severely from the oppression of totalitarian Federalism.

See the video for yourself. CLICK LINK HERE.

My Pirate Name

My pirate name is:
Iron Jack Vane

A pirate’s life isn’t easy; it takes a tough person. That’s okay with you, though, since you a tough person. You tend to blend into the background occasionally, but that’s okay, because it’s much easier to sneak up on people and disembowel them that way. Arr!

Get your own pirate name from piratequiz.com.
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Pulpit Freedom Sunday Returns

Every year, on the eve of hunting season , a small group of spunky pastors and their congregations challenge IRS tyranny with Pulpit Freedom Sunday. Has your congregation or Pastor joined the movement?
If not, why not? It is not too late to add your voice.

Link from last year CLICK HERE

Other voices:

CLICK THIS LINK

The Duty To Assist

Today’s video highlights an important distinction between actual military combat veterans (in opposite corners of the country) and the armed thugs who populate the United States law enforcement culture – the ability to carry out a necessary assignment with honor and dignity.

Most American citizens have never met the two most important people who have an inordinate unwholesome influence over the course of their daily life – the Police Academy Trainer and the University Law Professor.

For better or worse, the Academy Trainer and the Law Professor almost single-handedly determine the actual street level application of law.

So, for example, in the case of Law Enforcement, We, the Trampled, are burdened with the unfathomable concept of “officer safety” which cheerfully countenances the summary execution of family pets and sucker punched pedestrians on the slimmest pretext in the course of an ordinary encounter all because 9 out of 10 Police Academy trainers agree it is “a good idea”!

Or, in the case of the accredited Attorney-at-law, entire philosophical constructs of principle and theory are completely ignored by the Law School establishment in favor of ‘stare decisis’ and case law!

CLICK LINK HERE

Which brings us to today’s video of a California Sheriff cold cocking a citizen without shame in full public view and the soldier who immediately spotted the violation of protocol embodied therein.

Unlike the modern patrol officer modern combat soldiers enter truly hostile and dangerous environments with a lawyer on each shoulder who eagerly await any opportunity to condemn them for any misstep -intentional or accidental. They accept the hazard as part of the assigned duty and perform fearlessly.

Compare that mentality to the “officer safety culture” which escalates the smallest encounter into a life threatening situation.

Thank you soldier for your service to our country both on active duty and off.

Coincidentally William Norman Grigg discusses virtually the same topic in his current column on the excellent Pro Libertate blog:

CLICK LINK HERE

Excerpt:

Anne Dekins was a loud-mouthed party girl — or at least, that’s what the arrest warrant suggested. Whatever she may have done in the past, Miss Dekins was quietly minding her own business when Officer Samuel Bray found her on the street and began to haul her away.

Dekins wasn’t inclined to go quietly, and she put up a struggle. Her cries for help attracted the interest of several armed men led by an individual named Tooley, who confronted Bray and demanded to know what he was doing to the frantic woman. The officer produced his official credentials and insisted that he was making a lawful arrest for “disorderly conduct.” When witnesses disputed that description, Bray called for backup.

Tooley and his associates ordered Bray to release the woman, and then took action to enforce that lawful order. After Bray’s partner was killed in the ensuing struggle, Tooley and his associates were arrested for murder. The trial court threw out the murder charge, ruling that the warrant was defective. Since the arrest was illegal, the court pointed out, Dekins had a right to resist – and bystanders likewise had a right, if not a positive duty, to assist her. The defendants were eventually found guilty of manslaughter, but quickly pardoned and set free.

By trying to enforce an invalid warrant, Bray “did not act as a constable, but a common oppressor,” observed the trial court. Tooley and the other bystanders were properly “provoked” by the act of aggressive violence against Anne Dekins, and their forceful but measured response – first demanding that the abductor release the hostage, then exercising defensive force to free her – was entirely appropriate.

Lawless violence against the helpless “is a sufficient provocation to all people out of compassion” in any circumstance, observed the court, “much more where it is done under a colour of justice, and where the liberty of the subject is invaded….” In fact, an act of that kind carried out by a law enforcement official is nothing less than “a provocation to all the subjects of England.”

How To: Kill 11 Million People

For those of you concerned about the “State Of The Union” the last five minutes of this interview include the most uplifting comments I have heard in a while.

Link to Glenn Beck Book List CLICK HERE

Tantalizing Excerpt:

Glenn Beck talks to Andy Andrews (Andy Andrews is an internationally known speaker and novelist whose combined works have sold millions of copies worldwide.) about his new book “How Do You Kill 11 Million People?: Why the Truth Matters More Than You Think”

Reading, Riting, Rithematic, The Old Fashioned Way

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School Teachers with guns! From a story by the venerable Ruth Woodman.

Death Valley Days “Dear Teacher” Season 2 Episode 3

Boy, one for the When I Was A Kid file for sure! Mayberry on steroids before there was a Mayberry! Travel now down the road to yesteryear and learn how things were in the good ole days! A tale of shootin’ and teachin’ and small town life. Oh yeah, did I mention there was prayer in school????

Arm Yourself!

Sheriff Chuck Wright joins Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke (CLICK LINK) and Sheriff Richard Mack (CLICK LINK) with the message Americans must arm themselves to protect the Republic and maintain civil order. About time!

CLICK LINK HERE

Excerpt:

Investigators said 46-year-old Walter Lance grabbed a woman who was walking her dog in Milliken Park on Sunday afternoon. They said Lance choked the woman, made her take off her clothing and tried to rape her. (Full Story)

Lance is in custody and was denied bond on Monday.

Sheriff Chuck Wright opened his news conference by saying, “Our form of justice is not making it.”

He said, “Carry a concealed weapon. That’ll fix it.”

Wright said Lance had been charged numerous times with crimes against women, and other crimes such as resisting arrest and escape.

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For other stories of Law Enforcement Officials who support the Constitution CLICK LINK HERE

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Update: DJF over on Free Republic posted a transcript of this press conference:

CLICK LINK

Excerpt:

He just served 14 months on a federal probation violation for being in possession of a weapon. I don’t think every single person needs to be in jail forever, but I believe this animal right here (holds up picture) don’t deserve to be out in our society walking along aside of our women. I don’t think that this animal should have a right or an option to try and violate a lady who is a good upstanding member of society and doesn’t cause trouble and now has to live along with her family and friends has to deal with this senseless act.

Now I don’t want to make this just a crime against a woman, this is a crime that is, this is a horrific crime. This ladies life was theatened so many times during this act, it’s almost too bad that somebody with a concealed weapons permit had not walked by and heard the cries. That would fix it. That would have fixed this.

It’s gonna get, if we don’t do something in our society to change the way our justice system is not working, that’s about what you’re gonna start having. People are sick and tired of doing the right thing, doing the right thing, doing the right thing, and then people popping out of the back doors of the jails on account of some technicality.

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Update: Anthony Martin interviews Sheriff Wright here: CLICK LINK

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