Thursday, October 18, 2012

Automatic Weapons, Just to be clear.

During the presidential debate the other night there was some discussion about automatic weapons, so I will clear it up.
Pictured at right is an automatic weapon. When it is loaded and you cock the hammer the cylinder automatically rotates. When the trigger is pulled it automatically fires, when the hammer is cocked again the cylinder automatically rotates again and  when the trigger is pulled it automatically fires.....again.
This procedure will automatically fire all six rounds.
In 1873 this was a state of the art military weapon. When the second amendment was written all anyone had was single shot, muzzle loading guns. It could have been argued that no civilian "needed" a weapon to fire six shots this rapidly. It fired self contained cartridges, no need to load a wad and powder and a ball down the muzzle before an ignition source was deployed (cap or flint)
 Here is the trap we fall in when we let the liberals tell us what the second amendment means and what it was intended for. In 1873 if they had a liberal government this gun could have been banned because it serves no hunting purpose, it was designed to fire six shots as quick as possible and could be reloaded in less time than a muzzle loading rifle which was a single shot. Fortunately they understood the second amendment was given to allow citizens the ability to protect themselves from tyrannical government, the founding fathers did not want government bullying the citizens, this was our whole reason for independence. This makes some uncomfortable and it should make government uncomfortable.......government should be afraid of the citizens, it keeps them righteous,  but they are not. They have run roughshod over our rights and freedoms and are striving to make us powerless to do anything about it.
A man in shackles can run his mouth and claim 'freedom of speech' but armed citizens are the only thing stopping the government from establishing total control.

More detail in, Can You Handle the Truth

18 comments:

  1. Very informative blog. The only problem is they have bigger guns than I do.

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    1. Absolutely true, this is by their design, weaken the general population. If the time comes they want us bringing a knife to a gun fight. At some point we have to say "no more"
      Thanks.

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  2. Now, wrap this post and cut and paste it to your local congresscritter and senator with a copy to the white house in care of his black holiness, and then send a second copy to each network news program that works for above said holiness with a final copy to the justice department. Well done.

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    1. Thanks Bubba, I am afraid most of the population don't get it. I would go so far to say a lot of the so called "gun enthusiasts" don't fully understand it.

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  3. I liked this post a lot! Good one, buddy!

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  4. wow, Brother. you have a way of Hitting The Nail Right On The Head! and i don't even use capital letters! wow!

    your friend,
    kymber
    (loves ya muchly!)

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    1. Thanks Kymber, Have a good weekend. (I gotta go play with Stephen, he is not nice to me sometimes)

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  5. ".............A man in shackles can run his mouth and claim 'freedom of speech' but armed citizens are the only thing stopping the government from establishing total control."

    That needs to be tattooed into the tar and feathers that should be on the foreheads of every progressive/socialist/communist/liberal in office!

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    1. It could not hurt. Thanks my friend.

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