Monday, April 13, 2009

Quote for the Day

"Now I know what a statesman is; he's a dead politician. We need more statesmen." -- Bob Edwards

Blood Pressure Raiser

"Kevin Johnson, 22, was brutally murdered by the gang who invited him to 'meet Mr Stanley' during a confrontation outside his home moments before plunging a blade into his chest, arm and back.

The young father collapsed a few feet from his front door whilst the trio - aged 19, 16 and 17 - ran off in 'triumphant mood' before stabbing their second victim a short distance away.

But after applying for a maximum £11,000 in compensation Mr Johnson's family have been told that they do not meet the criteria as he tried to fight off the gang who took his life.

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority has twice rejected John Johnson’s case. They ruled that the demolition worker had 'significantly' contributed to his own death." [link]

Read that very carefully. And compare with the views of many politicians in DC. Those that protest to the lawful caring, possession, ownership, etc...of a firearm by a law abiding citizen. If we "lose" that God given right via legislation, is this how they will protect us?

MIAC, But at the Federal Level!

"A newly unclassified Department of Homeland Security report warns against the possibility of violence by unnamed "right-wing extremists" concerned about illegal immigration, increasing federal power, restrictions on firearms, abortion and the loss of U.S. sovereignty and singles out returning war veterans as particular threats." [link]

How can anyone trust a government that does not even trust its own citizens? These "reports" are getting ridiculous. Let's get out our history books and look up the Gestapo, the KGB, the Red Scare and Joseph McCarthy, etc... Remember those that forget our history are doomed to repeat it.