by Les Weaver
Clash Daily Guest Contributor
I am a firm believer in the Constitution. Here I particularly address the 2nd Amendment to the Bill of Rights. The Federalist Papers and other documents are clear that the purpose of this right specifically addressed that the people have the right to protect themselves, including from the government. As an 82-year-old citizen and veteran, I have become hostile witness to the transition of our government from the intended servant of the people to becoming the ruler of the people.
Too many politicians that were elected to serve the people have morphed to an attitude of promoting their right to rule rather than represent. A primary target has been the 2nd Amendment in the Bill of Rights. The thinking seems to be: follow the agenda of historic tyrants, (i.e. Hitler, Moa, Stalin, et al.) by disarming the people so that absolute rule of government can replace any thought of personal freedom. Their first step has been to promote guns as a culprit while ignoring all other forms of weapons and non-weapons as “arms” used in crime.
I contend that the culprit is not the weapon used but rather a question of who is wielding the weapon whether a gun, knife, axe, poison, vehicle, trained animal, stone, fist, bat or anything else that can be used as threat or to accomplish a deliberate fatality.
To that end, I began searching the web and came across one interesting group of people that have used guns as their weapon of choice and a partial solution to solve the “gun dilemma”. I have been unable to find the author but this interesting article seems to have been originally published on StrangeMilitary.com and StrangePolitics.com.
Democrats with Guns Kill
This may explain why there has never been an attempt on Obama.
In 1865 a Democrat shot and killed Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States.
In 1881 a left wing radical Democrat shot James Garfield, President of the United States who later died from the wound.
In 1963 a radical left wing socialist shot and killed John F. Kennedy, President of the United States.
In 1975 a left wing radical Democrat fired shots at Gerald Ford, President of the United States.
In 1983 a registered Democrat shot and wounded Ronald Reagan, President of the United States.
In 1984 James Hubert, a disgruntled Democrat, shot and killed 22 people in a McDonalds restaurant.
In 1986 Patrick Sherrill, a disgruntled Democrat, shot and killed 15 people in an Oklahoma post office.
In 1990 James Pough, a disgruntled Democrat, shot and killed 10 people at a GMAC office.
In 1991 George Hennard, a disgruntled Democrat, shot and killed 23 people in a Luby’s cafeteria in Killeen, TX.
In 1995 James Daniel Simpson, a disgruntled Democrat, shot and killed 5 coworkers in a Texas laboratory.
In 1999 Larry Asbrook, a disgruntled Democrat, shot and killed 8 people at a church service.
In 2001 a left wing radical Democrat fired shots at the White House in a failed attempt to kill George W. Bush, President of the US …
In 2003 Douglas Williams, a disgruntled Democrat, shot and killed 7 people at a Lockheed Martin plant.
In 2007 a registered Democrat named Seung – Hui Cho, shot and killed 32 people in Virginia Tech.
In 2010 a mentally ill registered Democrat named Jared Lee Loughner, shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and killed 6 others.
In 2011 a registered Democrat named James Holmes, went into a movie theater and shot and killed 12 people.
In 2012 Andrew Engeldinger, a disgruntled Democrat, shot and killed 7 people in Minneapolis.
In 2013 a registered Democrat named Adam Lanza, shot and killed 26 people in a school in Newtown, CT.
As recently as Sept 2013, an angry Democrat shot 12 at a Navy ship yard.
Clearly, there is a problem with Democrats and guns.
Not one NRA member, Tea Party member, or Republican conservative was involved in any of these shootings and murders.
…Clearly, if we really want to reduce the amount of gun violence, it should be illegal for Democrats to own guns.
I promote that like me, you will consider this whenever you cast a ballot.
Les Weaver: Born into abject poverty in 1934, he spent his teen years on farms as a foster child and was classified as a farm laborer when he joined the Navy in 1952. After that service, he had a short stint at a University but moved on to 35 years associated with the engineering and technical sciences in Aero-Space, retiring from two Aerospace giants in senior positions and a small business. Until retirement, his writing experience was limited to technical occupational reports. His wife is a German immigrant, now a proud American and together they enjoy gardening. Les takes breaks from gardening to express himself to the politicians by phone, email and now thru ClashDaily/DougGiles.