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The Battle of Lexington and Concord

Posted by Thunder Pig on April 19, 2008

Here is a GREAT two-part video that was an entry in the National History Day Project in 2007:

“I, Sylvanus Wood, of Woburn, in the county of Middlesex, and commonwealth of Massachusetts, aged seventy-four years, do testify and say that on the morning of the 19th of April, 1775, I was an inhabitant of Woburn, living with Deacon Obadiah Kendall; that about an hour before the break of day on said morning, I heard the Lexington bell ring, and fearing there was difficulty there, I immediately arose, took my gun and, with Robert Douglass, went in haste to Lexington, which was about three miles distant.

When I arrived there, I inquired of Captain Parker, the commander of the Lexington company, what was the news. Parker told me he did not know what to believe, for a man had come up about half an hour before and informed him that the British troops were not on the road. But while we were talking, a messenger came up and told the captain that the British troops were within half a mile. Parker immediately turned to his drummer, William Diman, and ordered him to beat to arms, which was done. Captain Parker then asked me if I would parade with his company. I told him I would. Parker then asked me if the young man with me would parade. I spoke to Douglass, and he said he would follow the captain and me…”

Read the rest at Eyewitness to History

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Happy Patroit’s Day!!!

Posted by Thunder Pig on April 19, 2008

This is from Theodore’s World:

The incident that precipitated the Alarm was a British raid on the colonial powder stored at the Powder House on the Somerville/Medford line. It was one of several “alarms,” including ones in Marblehead and Portsmouth, NH, that let the Provincials know the British were clamping down on them, militarily, before Lexington and Concord.

People armed were vital to this nation gaining freedom. Now, it’s vital to KEEPING it. One of the reasons the colonists were so pissed, was the British had come to confiscate their guns. Both the American and Texan revolutions began because of an attempt at “gun control”.

Source: Theodore’s World

Related: Patriot’s Day in Concord

Here is a re-enactment video of the events of that fateful day that saw the shot that was heard around the world, and reverberates down to our very day! May we never forget, and may there always be armed citizens ready to fight against tyranny in government.

Listen my children and you shall hear
Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere,
On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five;
Hardly a man is now alive
Who remembers that famous day and year.

He said to his friend, “If the British march
By land or sea from the town to-night,
Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch
Of the North Church tower as a signal light,—One if by land, and two if by sea;
And I on the opposite shore will be,
Ready to ride and spread the alarm
Through every Middlesex village and farm,
For the country folk to be up and to arm.”

Read the real story behind the poem at Right Wing Nuthouse

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A Video About the American Insurgency

Posted by Thunder Pig on March 14, 2008

Find out more at Move America Forward

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English Civil War Re-enactment at Northamptonshire

Posted by Thunder Pig on February 13, 2008

This is a two-part video, and will advance automatically:

Cool!
Maybe I’ll get to video one of the local SCV re-enactments this summer, of our own civil war.

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Waging War On The Bureaucracy

Posted by Thunder Pig on February 13, 2008

This is something I believe very passionately in, we must start destroying the entrenched bureaucrats in every level of government service.

Newt has in mind a long march of our own through the institutions.

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(VIDEO) They Are Coming For Your Weapons

Posted by Thunder Pig on December 17, 2007

The video you will see on this web site is horrifying. The crimes committed against law-abiding gun owners are beyond comprehension. The arrogance of anti-gun politicians and government officials and their hate of freedom will churn your stomach.

The law is the law, the Constitution is the Constitution. If ONE local mayor or police chief can decide what the Second Amendment means, it opens the door to tyranny—where ANY mayor or police chief can say what the Second Amendment means.

You’ve seen this brand of abuse of freedom in the history books—in the pages about days of gun confiscations leading to the terror of Stalin, Mao and Hitler. But you’d never in a million years think it could happen in America.
Well, it can and it did. And it will happen again unless we take action today.

New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, Police Superintendent P. Eddie Compass unleashed a wave of confiscations with these chilling words:
“No one will be able to be armed. We will take all weapons. Only law enforcement will be allowed to have guns.”

Thousands of firearms were then confiscated from law-abiding gun owners. The police gave no paperwork or receipts for those guns. They just stormed in and seized them.

With your help we’re going to make the first time in New Orleans the LAST time in America. Thank you!

Now, one year later, these crimes against gun owners have snowballed into a far greater threat to our freedoms.
Even though NRA secured a court order demanding their immediate and unconditional return, almost every single confiscated firearm remains locked in government trailers.

With the stroke of a pen, Mayor Nagin and Police Superintendent Compass are getting away with “murder”—a savaging of the second, fourth and fourteenth amendments of our Constitution. And they have put America on notice that they’re going to keep seizing lawfully owned guns under any pretense.

New Orleans gun owners are showing up at these trailers, with serial numbers of their firearms, expecting Mayor Nagin and his band of anti-gunners to respect the Federal courts.
They are met by stony-eyed bureaucrats who say serial numbers aren’t enough—and that gun owners now need PROOF OF PURCHASE of these firearms.
How many of those gun owners do you think had original receipts for those firearms? And even if they did, how many do you think could find those receipts in the wreckage of a hurricane?
Many of these firearms were passed down from father to son, generation to generation. Some are precious heirlooms. Some are collector’s pieces won in our wars. And they were all lawfully owned and they must be returned to their owners.
With your help we’re going to make the first time in New Orleans the LAST time in America. Thank you!

Source: NRA
Hat Tip: The Jawa Report
Related: NRA-ILA
For Your Consideration: The E.S.C.A.P.E. Company

Commentary

Anything I say at this point will get me arrested, so I’ll offer some advice, which may or may not get me arrested:

  1. Never keep all your firearms in your home.
  2. Never have all your firearms registered. (Hey, it’s real easy to forget!)
  3. Train frequently with your weapons, so that you are intimately familiar with their operation, and can do so blindfolded.
  4. Make sure you have an attorney on retainer versed in firearm rights, and is enthusiastic about preserving the Second Amendment.
  5. Always aim for center of mass, and use the largest caliber of firearm you can safely operate, repeat. Move on to the next target.
  6. Vote only for candidates who support the 2nd Amendment, and make sure you ask them about the Second Amendment in Public Forums.
  7. Keep your powder dry, and stay frosty on your gun rights!
  8. Never, ever fire on an officer of the law unless you are ready to die.
  9. I mean really ready to die.

/sarcasm


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Pets Killed For Food In Zimbabwe

Posted by Thunder Pig on September 14, 2007

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) – Pets are being slaughtered for meat in shortage-stricken Zimbabwe and record numbers of animals have been surrendered to shelters or abandoned by owners no longer able to feed them, animal welfare activists say.

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said it could not feed surrendered animals or find them new homes and was being forced to kill them and destroy the corpses.

Animals, like people, are being hard hit by Zimbabwe’s economic meltdown, with official inflation of more than 7,600 percent, the highest in the world. Independent estimates put real inflation closer to 25,000 percent and the International Monetary Fund has forecast it will reach 100,000 percent by the end of the year.

Source: Guardian Unlimited

Related: Blue Crab Boulevard has an open letter from Mugabe to the world.

Commentary

Seems to me, I remember that the productive farmers were run off their land, and it was given away to idiots who could not farm. Now, the people are starving.

The answer is simple, and works every time it is tried, CAPITALISM !!!!


When Marxism, Socialism, or Progressivism (but I repeat myself) are tried, it always leads to starvation…especially if the people have no weapons with which to defend themselves against the government.

Pray for the people of Zimbabwe.

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270 Million Firearms !!!

Posted by Thunder Pig on August 28, 2007

Be proud Americans!

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States has 90 guns for every 100 citizens, making it the most heavily armed society in the world, a report released on Tuesday said.

U.S. citizens own 270 million of the world’s 875 million known firearms, according to the Small Arms Survey 2007 by the Geneva-based Graduate Institute of International Studies.

About 4.5 million of the 8 million new guns manufactured worldwide each year are purchased in the United States, it said.

“There is roughly one firearm for every seven people worldwide. Without the United States, though, this drops to about one firearm per 10 people,” it said.

India had the world’s second-largest civilian gun arsenal, with an estimated 46 million firearms outside law enforcement and the military, though this represented just four guns per 100 people there. China, ranked third with 40 million privately held guns, had 3 firearms per 100 people.

Germany, France, Pakistan, Mexico, Brazil and Russia were next in the ranking of country’s overall civilian gun arsenals.

On a per-capita basis, Yemen had the second most heavily armed citizenry behind the United States, with 61 guns per 100 people, followed by Finland with 56, Switzerland with 46, Iraq with 39 and Serbia with 38.

Continued…

Commentary

WooHoo! And that is the primary reason we are the freest nation on the earth, and will be for quite a while.

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More Media Lies About Iraq

Posted by Thunder Pig on August 26, 2007


Have you ever wondered why so many people are against the war in Iraq, even though it is one of the most successful military campaigns of all time?

Because our “News” Media are (or have been) dead set against it, and have spread lies about our progress, told stories about atrocities that did not exist, and have misrepresented death statistics.

This has happened because most journalists are lefties, and do not care one whit about reporting the truth when they are out to change society.

The latest Media Lie Exposed:


AP Upchuck…
Rather than report honestly about results on the ground in Iraq since the surge began earlier this year, the AP plays with numbers to paint a bleak picture.

The Associated Press leads off today with the headline:

“Iraq body count running at double pace”

The media is again leading the charge to make sure that America loses this war to the militant Islamic killers in Iraq (and later in Afghanistan, no doubt). It used to be that losing a war meant that you were losing more soldiers or assets than your enemy. That certainly isn’t the case anymore as you can see from the chart below:


Source: Gateway Pundit

Related: Hillbilly White Trash has some good news from Iraq.

Commentary

When the histories of this era are written, this type of misreporting of events will be considered among the most shameful deeds during this ideological Civil War in America, and thanks to the internet, and those who archive its content, our descendants will know exactly who were the bad guys, and the depth of their depravity.

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R.I.P. America

Posted by Thunder Pig on May 23, 2007

In loving memory…

The United States of America
1775-2007

It was good while it lasted. Too bad it’s over.

Every great country must come to an end. In man’s history, the average age of a great civilization is about 200 years. America made it a bit longer, but now it’s time has come as well.

Now I don’t mean to say that overnight the place will suddenly cease to exist. However, the America that was created over 200 years ago is completely gone now. It’s been on a decline for some time, and this really is it. I remember well the celebrations of 1976 (though I was quite young) — and I would be willing to be there will be no celebration in 2076. The country has died.

I do not write this lightly, nor without great thought. I do not write this with joy or sarcasm. I write this, fervently believing that it is true, despite the rejections and declarations of many.

There were brief rays of hope that paused the decline of freedom and liberty. Ronald Reagan, from 1980-1988 worked hard and tirelessly to stop oppression and really gave hope to a lot of people. He renewed faith in America and in it’s people. But that was just an upward blip on the steady decline of the country. Under the leadership of Newt Gingrich, there was another upward tick for just a short time in 1994. This blip was smaller than the 80s, and shorter. But with the passage of global amnesty, the decline is complete. There is no hope for America.

Now I’m not saying I’m hopeless. I’m not feeling personally bad. But there is no hope for America today. America was built on a strong Christian work ethic. America was a great country once. It was built on rugged individualism — people worked hard and knew hard work would be rewarded. America was truly a shining light on a hill — a beacon of freedom around the world. America defeated Communism. America defeated Hitler and Nazi Germany when they wanted to rule the world. America had a real identity, and the whole world knew it. But that is to be no more.


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Ogre’s Politics & Views

My personal realization that we had lost our Republic was the lack of response to the murder of dozens of Americans at Waco [by the citizenry en masse and the other branches of government]. That was when I began digging caches. Our underwhelming response to 9/11 was another alarm. Amnesty for law-breaking Alien Invaders is just another increase in the volume of the alarm.

I still have to go through the motions of fighting this slide to a democratic tyranny for a little while longer…

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