Mark this down: Gun Rights and freedom go hand in hand. You lose one, you lose the other also…

The Second Amendment of the U.S. constitution, which recognizes our God given right to bear arms and protect ourselves, is the most important amendment in the constitution. It is the cornerstone and foundation of our right to freedom. Without it our government can become a dictatorship and this has happened to many peoples throughout history. Our country was formed because of the need to protect our freedoms from the tyranny of Great Britain and in fact was ignited by the British army attempting to confiscate colonist’s weapons and because of high taxation without representation.

I hear a lot of noise lately about “assault weapons” and how they should be and have been outlawed however even this worries me. You see back in 1776 the citizens and the British army both had roughly the same weapons.. Now if the US citizens are limited only to specific rifles, handguns and shotguns then it is possible that if the time ever comes (God forbid) that the citizens of USA need to rise up and protect against tyranny we just may be at a disadvantage. The second amendment is NOT there to protect just hunter’s rights; it is there to protect our freedom from any tyrannical government!

You may think it’s an absurd idea that our own trusty U.S. government would take our guns away and then trample on our liberty… well; it’s already starting to happen! Get your heads out of the sand! Almost every country that has disarmed their citizens has also taken away their freedoms and in many cases have killed thousands or millions of their own citizens over time once they were disarmed. Most often this disarmament happened gradually over time, incrementally. Well, our government never lets a tragedy go to waste and will always use any gun related tragedy that happens to slowly pull our rights and guns away from us. Our government doesn’t particularly like the second amendment because it is the only thing that stands between them and ultimate power over us.

This is a serious matter. If you want to curb violent crime, be it gun violence, knife violence or any other method used to hurt and kill people, you have got to change SOCIETY! You have to bring back Godly principles to people… and sadly the direction we are heading is further and further away from God and deeper into secular society that has no lasting and just foundation to build upon.

We are living in serious times. A well-armed and trained citizenry is the best deterrent against foreign and domestic invasion against U.S. citizens. However if we are systematically disarmed, we are hopelessly vulnerable to both foreign and domestic tyranny and invasion.

I agree with you all that the recent gun violence is very tragic, but it is a product of our failing society and disarming our good law abiding people, while our own government stockpiles billions of rounds of ammo and weapons is not only foolish.. it is SUICIDE.. It is INSANITY and it must not happen!

Stop the knee-jerk reactions and THINK.. solve the underlying problem.. do NOT make it worse!! We have the right to protect ourselves, be extremely suspicious of anyone who wants to take that away from you!!! Guns and knives and sticks and stones are NOT the problem!! People’s hearts and minds are the problem.. Those who are going to hurt and kill will find a way.. don’t take away law abiding citizens ability to protect themselves!!

Don’t Blame Bush – Blame the democrats who took over Jan 3rd 2007!

Your history lesson for today. Some people have short memories. I’ve been saying this for years, but this email probably explains it better and more clearly. This is NOT a political message, but rather a clarification to remind us all what really happened.

 Remember that on October 9, 2007, 11 months before our “economic crisis” occurred (that was actually created), the Dow hit its highest point ever, closing at 14,164.53 and reaching 14,198.10 intra-day level 2 days later. Unemployment was steady at 4.7%. But things were already being put in place to create the havoc we’ve all been experiencing since then. And it all started, as this email explains, on January 3, 2007.

I’m sending this to each of you regardless of your party preferences because I believe it is something you may not have considered. This tells the story, why Bush was so “bad” at the end of his term. Don’t just skim over this, it’s not very long, read it slowly and let it sink in. If in doubt, check it out!!! The day the Democrats took over was not January 22nd 2009, it was actually January 3rd 2007, which was the day the Democrats took over the House of Representatives and the Senate, at the very start of the 110th Congress. The Democrat Party controlled a majority in both chambers for the first time since the end of the 103rd Congress in 1995.

For those who are listening to the liberals propagating the fallacy that everything is “Bush’s Fault”, think about this: January 3rd, 2007 was the day the Democrats took over the Senate and the Congress. At the time: The DOW Jones closed at 12,621.77 The GDP for the previous quarter was 3.5% The Unemployment rate was 4.6% George Bush’s Economic policies SET A RECORD of 52 STRAIGHT MONTHS of JOB GROWTH Remember the day… January 3rd, 2007 was the day that Barney Frank took over the House Financial Services Committee and Chris Dodd took over the Senate Banking Committee. The economic meltdown that happened 15 months later was in what part of the economy? BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES!

Unemployment… to this CRISIS by (among MANY other things) dumping 5-6 TRILLION Dollars of toxic loans on the economy from YOUR Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac FIASCOES! Bush asked Congress 17 TIMES to stop Fannie & Freddie – starting in 2001 because it was financially risky for the US economy. And who took the THIRD highest pay-off from Fannie Mae AND Freddie Mac? OBAMA And who fought against reform of Fannie and Freddie? OBAMA and the Democrat Congress. So when someone tries to blame Bush. REMEMBER JANUARY 3rd, 2007….THE DAY THE DEMOCRATS TOOK OVER!”

Budgets do not come from the White House. They come from Congress and the party that controlled Congress since January 2007 is the Democrat Party. Furthermore, the Democrats controlled the budget process for 2008 & 2009 as well as 2010 & 2011. In that first year, they had to contend with George Bush, which caused them to compromise on spending, when Bush somewhat belatedly got tough on spending increases.

For 2009 though, Nancy Pelosi & Harry Reid bypassed George Bush entirely, passing continuing resolutions to keep government running until Barack Obama could take office. At that time, they passed a massive omnibus spending bill to complete the 2009 budgets. And where was Barack Obama during this time? He was a member of that very Congress that passed all of these massive spending bills, and he signed the omnibus bill as President to complete 2009.

If the Democrats inherited any deficit, it was the 2007 deficit, the last of the Republican budgets. That deficit was the lowest in five years, and the fourth straight decline in deficit spending. After that, Democrats in Congress took control of spending, and that includes Barack Obama, who voted for the budgets. If Obama inherited anything, he inherited it from himself. In a nutshell, what Obama is saying is I inherited a deficit that I voted for and then I voted to expand that deficit four-fold since January 20th.

— I did not write this – I do not recall who did – if you know please email me and I will give credit to the writer —