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Watch what happens when Guns are banned in Australia

"Laws that forbid the carrying of arms... disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes... Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man."
~Thomas Jefferson


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Just one last kick in the nuts, then a final deathblow

Not exactly a TJ quote.

The quote is from Cesare Beccaria's Essay on Crimes and Punishments. (See here.)

Thomas Jefferson copied a passage from that book (in its original Italian) for his "Legal Commonplace Book". You can see TJ's transcription (in his handwriting) here.

Good post.

I am happy to see this got some traction in the forums..




I try to change people every day. Do You?

Even Blind Freddy says "Australian gun laws backfire"

That guy said it right, that it was apparent to even Blind Freddy that the expenditure of half a billion dollars did nothing to reduce crime. Indeed, it had the opposite effect. (Hmm. Who'd have thought that would happen!) This is one more post that borders on the surreal. One of the reasons the government can't explain the DRAMATIC RISE IN CRIME is because... they haven't been able to clearly DEFINE what a "HOME INVASION" is? How could that attorney- general Trevor Griffin actually say that with a straight face?! I felt like I was watching Wallace & Grommet. Really, do you laugh or cry. I have a good idea. How about the duplicitous Australian government just go by the elderly woman's definition that any rational person would agree with: "If someone sets their foot inside your door, uninvited, they are invading your home and your privacy."

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

The Sad Thing

is that this was only posted to make Obama look bad, not to right the wrong. Another sad thing is that this story will be quickly buried by the MSM.

FSUJAG, you think I only posted this to make Obama look bad?

In my 48 years on this earth, I have voted exactly 1 time. That was in the early 90's for Ross Perot. Until I started researching Dr Paul, I had completely given up on voting. I refused to vote because I did not want to sanction the corrupt process. When I broke my streak of never voting and voted for Perot, he ended up bowing out because the establishment basically threatened his life and the lives of some members of his family...it just reaffirmed what I knew from the begining.

Things look erily similar as I plan to vote again. Ironically my 2nd time voting will be to once again vote for RP...only this time the RP is Ron Paul and not Ross Perot. However, I won't know for a couple months if I will vote in this election. It depends on what I hear from Dr Paul on the 26th and on the suggestions I receive from people in the Liberty Movement.

But to say I posted this just to make obama look bad...well come on...does Obama need help looking bad? My God! I thought W was a horrible president and yet in just 1 term Obama has made a great case for himself being the worst ever!

Ron Paul is the last person I will "follow". If RP does not become President...it's anarchy for me baby! Not the lawless, or without rules type of anarchy that people have been incorrectly taught...rather the REAL anarchy which is about peace, love, and meerly means "without RULERS".

Nicely put. I get you. :)

Nicely put. I get you. :)

Great Post!!!

A Perfect Real Life Case Study of why banning firearms is a bad idea... Exactly what the establishment wants when DHS busts down your door!

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

It's All About.....

POWER! Domination over others.

Power trippers MUST above all else, have POWER over others. The weaker you are the more powerfool they feel.


go213mph the fastest I've ever gone is only 155 on a FJ12. That was fast enough for me. Will only go faster than that again in a jetliner.

Because: Some animals are more equal than other animals. -Animal Farm-

What the? > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MTIwY3_-ks

Another bump

Don't want this to fall off the page yet.

Can't for the life of me figure out why people post responses to GJ riding a bicycle, but don't comment and bump up an important thread like this.

This is a REALLY good video.

I hope everyone watches it and keeps it bumped.