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Old 04-24-2007, 09:31 AM
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This is interesting, what's the difference between a citizen and a "subject"

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Date: 4/24/2007 6:44:33 AM Eastern Standard Time


>>>Whether you agree or not, it's an interesting lesson in history.
>>>Something
>>>to think about...
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>In 1929, the Soviet Union established gun control. From 1929 to
>>>1953, about 20 million dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were
>>>rounded up and exterminated.
>>>------------------------------
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>In 1911, Turkey established gun control. From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million
>>>Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
>>>------------------------------
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Germany established gun control in 1938 and from 1939 to 1945, a total of
>>>13 million Jews and others who were unable to defend themselves were
>>>rounded up and exterminated.
>>>------------------------------
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>China established gun control in 1935. From 1948 to 1952, 20 million
>>>political dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and
>>>exterminated.
>>>------------------------------
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Guatemala established gun control in 1964. From 1964 to 1981,
>>>100,000 Mayan Indians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and
>>>exterminated.
>>>------------------------------
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Uganda established gun control in 1970. From 1971 to 1979,
>>>300,000 Christians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and
>>>exterminated.
>>>------------------------------
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Cambodia established gun control in 1956. From 1975 to 1977, one million
>>>'educated' people, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and
>>>exterminated.
>>>-----------------------------
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Defenseless people rounded up and exterminated in the 20th Century
>>>because
>>>of gun control: 56 million.
>>>------------------------------
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>It has now been 12 months since gun owners in Australia were forced by
>>>new
>>>law to surrender 640,381 personal firearms to be destroyed by their own
>>>government, a program costing Australia taxpayers more than $500 million
>>>dollars.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>The first year results are now in: Australia-wide, homicides are up 3.2
>>>percent Australia-wide, assaults are up 8.6 percent. Australia-wide,
>>>armed
>>>robberies are up 44 percent (yes, 44 percent)!
>>>
>>>In the state of Victoria alone, homicides with firearms are now up
>>>300 percent. Note that while the law-abiding citizens turned them in, the
>>>criminals did not, and criminals still possess their guns! While figures
>>>over the previous 25 years showed a steady decrease in armed robbery with
>>>firearms, this has changed drastically upward in the past
>>>12 months, since criminals now are guaranteed that their prey is unarmed.
>>>There has also been a dramatic increase in break-ins and assaults of the
>>>ELDERLY. Australian politicians are at a loss to explain how public
>>>safety
>>>has decreased, after such monumental effort and expense was expended in
>>>successfully ridding Australian society of guns. The Australian
>>>experience
>>>and the other historical facts above prove it.
>>>
>>>
>>>You won't see this data on the American evening news or hear our
>>>president, governors or other politicians disseminating this information.
>>>Guns in the hands of honest citizens save lives and property and, yes,
>>>gun-control laws affect only the law-abiding citizens.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Take note my fellow Americans.....before it's too late! The next time
>>>someone talks in favor of gun control, please remind them of this history
>>>lesson.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>With guns, we are 'citizens'. Without them, we are 'subjects'.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>If you value your freedom, please spread this anti-gun control message to
>>>all of your friends and acquaintances.
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Old 04-24-2007, 09:44 AM
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Thanks Rebel. That was totally worth reading.
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Old 04-24-2007, 10:28 AM
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I think people are starting to get it. An armed society is a polite one.
The D.C gun banbeing overturned is a monumental example. There is no historty of gun bans doing any good anywhere in the world. Crime goes up when citizens are unable to defend themselves, this is proven.
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Old 04-24-2007, 10:30 AM
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So your saying there is a trend to gun control?
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Old 04-26-2007, 09:42 AM
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Thanks you so very much, Reb, that was awesome.

I forwarded it around.
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Old 04-26-2007, 12:03 PM
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Excellent article!
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Old 04-26-2007, 12:17 PM
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Good read! Thanks for sharing.
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Old 04-26-2007, 12:22 PM
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Thanks Reb. Great read
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Old 04-26-2007, 02:11 PM
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Good post Reb. Go Gators!
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Old 04-26-2007, 02:33 PM
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Good job Reb! I'm going to print that and pass it around at work tomorrow.
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