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Pat Buchanan gives self evident truths: Assault Weapons ban would do to assault weapons what the Volstead Act did with alcohol

By Patrick J. Buchanan

Eight days after the massacre of 20 first-graders at Sandy Hook Elementary, where each child was shot with a Bushmaster .223, The Nation’s Gun Show, the biggest east of the Mississippi, opened.

“A line already snaked around the building shortly after the three-day event began at 3 p.m., and the parking lot was jammed” at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, Va., wrote Justin Jouvenal of The Washington Post:

“With an AK-47 slung over one shoulder, Marco Hernandez offered one word when asked why he was in the overflow crowd at the gun show.”

“Obama,” he said. “I wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for the possible gun ban.”

And this is the story across America since Sandy Hook.

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You're a criminal with a swipe of pen

I'm not giving up my weapons, I'm not registering my weapons, and I'm not giving up my "high capacity" magazines. Additionally I'm not rating out my neighbors either.

"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty."

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Pat B writes a great article

Pat B writes a great article yet again.....

*Wisconsin Constitution* Article I, Section 25 "The people have the right to keep and bear arms for security,defense,hunting,recreation or any other law-abiding purpose"

An important point

The debate over gun control usually focuses on whether or not gun ownership should be restricted. It's important to understand that, to a large degree, it can't be restricted anyway, whether you think it should or not.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

That is an excellent point.

That is an excellent point. Governments frequently propose plans doomed from the start.