Do you know the principles of liberty? If you think you do, then do you agree with this statement?
And can you explain how that statement is reflected in this flag?
Do you even know what the second Amendment is really all about? Here’s a hint:
Now, can you tell me what this picture depicts?
I have been reading a lot of blog posts on the internet, many of them by people boasting about how they are ready to re-enact the event in that picture by resisting the government with force when they finally come to take their weapons. Well, hard as this is for me to say, I don’t believe them, and here’s why:
Look at that picture again. Tell me what – no, tell me who you see on the ground. Now, how many of those people boasting on the internet are ready to take the place of one of those patriots in that picture – the ones on the ground. Before you answer, ask yourself an important question:
If we claim to stand for the Constitution and the individual rights and liberties it was meant to protect, but we buy Coke and Pepsi, Apple and Microsoft products, Shop at target, use a Kindle Fire or spend our money with any number of corporations that are actively using our money to undermine that same constitution and erode the rights it is meant to protect, then why should anyone believe we would be ready to die for those rights and liberties?
If you would defend your rights and liberty, you must understand that:
When you stop paying your taxes; when you stop spending money with corporations that use your money to subvert the constitution; when you start smuggling weapons to your fellow patriots who are stuck behind the iron curtain of Progressive legislation; then others might have reason to believe you would die for their liberty – but not until you show them you are willing to pay a lesser price for that same goal.
So, if you understand that the principles of liberty start with that first picture I posted, then you should understand that, if we want to save our liberty, we must first:
After all, that’s how the founder’s started:
[Note: the prayer depicted in that last picture was reported to have lasted three hours. I wonder, how many of us can pray for three minutes? Are you starting to understand the foundation for my concern yet?]