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Video: Washington State Mayor Backs Second Amendment After Councilman Tries To Eject Armed Veteran

Jan 22, 2013: At last Tuesday's City Council meeting, a citizen commented during the citizens comment period encouraging the Oak Harbor City Council to support the Second Amendment and to help educate our children about firearms and firearm safety.

Video:

http://youtu.be/kKpLhNiC8zg

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Suppression in action?

Two hours ago, the video had 60,000 views and nearly 2,000 likes.

Now it has 1,000 views and 400 likes. I have tried different browsers, clearing cache, etc. Is this just me, or has this been suppressed?

Just open the box and see

wheww

I went to google to check and there are actually two copies of this video going around. One with 60K+ views with 1997 likes and the other with 1168 views with 582 likes.. the second one is actually listed first. things like this make me wish I still had a facebook account so I could like.

Garnet
Daughter of 1776 American Revolutionists

Thanks

Missed that. I thought I went from this link each time.

Thanks. :)

Just open the box and see

That council member

is a jackass.

I don't understand the passionate paranoia over guns.

"Once you become knowledgeable, you have an obligation to do something about it."- Ron Paul

Not Only Does He Stand by the Right To Bear Arms..

He also stands for the right to bear a healthy Kidney ! He donated a kidney to a STRANGER not too long ago. He seems to truly believe in what he says because he LIVES it!

http://www.whidbeynewstimes.com/news/156478005.html

Laurelai

Tell him that you support his

Tell him that you support his position and thank him for his service.

mayor@oakharbor.org

Not just the mayor. Four councilmembers, too.

Not just the mayor. Four councilmembers, too.

Note that the council vote was:
Aye: 2
Nay: 4 (Snappy and assertive, too. No hesitation.)

(I'm not sure if the guy to the left of the mayor was a councilmember who abstained or some other functionary who didn't have a vote.)

Their reputations and reelections were on the line, too. We can see what side they are on and how strongly they're committed.

= = = =
"Obama’s Economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per Job."

That means: For each job "created or saved" about five were destroyed.

No Only the Mayor Objected on 2A grounds

See my earlier post MichaelMcC (it has the link to the full video). In the unedited video, when explaining the way in which they vote, all of the council members did not stand up for this mans right to carry. It was more of a procedural issue for them than a right to defend oneself. Listen to both women who voted no, they both said they feel uncomfortable with someone carry a gun (again this is a disabled vet) Its pathetic. The mayor is the only one who stood up for this gentleman. I can guarantee you that if this was put on the table( which it cant since it would overwrite Washington state law) they would all have all to take away 2A CC rights during council meetings. There is even a report, that after this meeting, one of the councilwomen suggested holding the meeting in a school or courtroom so that a CC permit holder could not attend armed. Bunch of slimy politicians.

I am

So happy to see this today, thankyou so much mayor!. This is what true freedom is all about. Us coming together. The guy who walked out is a fucking pansy drama queen who stands on the graves of dead children to take away peoples rights to effectively defend their own.

One of the most moving videos......

One of the most moving videos I've seen in a while.

Now FORWARDING to all on my list.

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

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

what happens...

... when they break their oath of office?

nothing. so what does it even matter? honestly.

I use Blue Wave, but don't expect one of THEIR silly taglines.

It doesn't.

The constitution is basically a PR pamphlet for a small gang of thugs that use it to justify the use of violence in order to enforce their arbitrary rules and in order to steal from people, that's all.

Why would anyone rational expect these psychopaths to follow their own rules I will never understand.

Instead of the constitution, if people want their freedom cake and eat it too, consensual contracts arranging explicit consent is the only way that will get us that result.

When governments fear the people...

This is a perfect example of Thomas Jefferson's quote:

"When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny."

There is a BIGGER tragedy

Many legal questions were explained by the lawyer. Even the governing body did not understand countless regulations and laws. Nevertheless, they wanted to play a role of wise central planners.

the counsel man was such a

the counsel man was such a baby, pouting and walking away when he didnt get his way. He needs to get out of public office, what a joke!

Everyone Should see the full video...

To fully appreciate what the Mayor did. In fact with the exception of the councilman with the white beard, They all believed that his right to carry should be infringed. The others that said "I" to oppose the measure, did so only for technical\procedural reasons. I'm sure given their responses, they would actually vote to not allow guns in the chambers (as they do in Court rooms)

link below ( i think someone posted this already but just to make it easy to find)

http://www.oakharbor.org/video-view.cfm?keyword=01-15-13&id=249

You'll want to go to the 15:00 mark or so to hear there justifications for their ruling.

So in Summation basically what I hear the Council members say is:

"Thank you sir for serving our country to go to war. We trust you to fight for our "freedoms" abroad, we trust you to go to foreign countries to kill the "Bad guys", and we trust you to protect us "over there", while risking your life. But when you're ten feet away from me, I want your freedom, and the means to protect yourself, to be infringed because I don't trust you.

What a bunch of hypocritical idiots. They should all be removed from their office

Please spread this via email

It both warms my heart and moistens my eyes to observe both this veteran and this patriot mayor who understand the implications, rights and duties of service. May this go viral.

“Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost." -- John Quincy Adams

Councilman

Wants to be Sec Of State.

JustLiberty4US's picture

Wow. That was amazing to

Wow. That was amazing to watch. That mayor is a great role model. Some people think they can take away our rights because they feel they have the power to do so. This video is a powerful reminder of how important it is to stand up for the Constitution. Well done, Mr Mayor.

My letter to the Mayor.



I just sent a letter to this Mayor. Here is the content.

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Dear Mayor,
  I have just viewed the video footage of your council where a motion was put forth to restrict lawful Concealed Carry of a firearm within the council chamber.
  I admire and respect your handling of the motion and your comments given in respect to the motion.  In a time when common sense, honesty, integrity and adherence to Law and Oath are in short supply; it is overwhelmingly refreshing and comforting to know that individuals such as yourself do not suffer such handicaps.
  Presenting the Oath of Office was not only appropriate, it was inspirational!
Thank you for honoring your Oath.

xxx xxxxxxxx
Committeeman, Pct. xx
Lee County Republican Party,
Lee County, Florida. <----

. My name and Precinct were struck from this posting but not from the actual letter.



Exercise Liberty!


America Rising.
The Constitution Stands.

"That the pen is mightier than the sword would be proven false; if I should take my sword and cut off the hand that holds the pen" - American Nomad

Great Mayor and for the most part City Counsil

Now if they would just take the gold fringe of the flag.

skippy

I'm with you Skippy!



I do not recognize the supposed corporate authority of the Admiralty Courts.

I am not in the Navy.

I am not on the seas.

I do not live "in"" anything, rather I live "on" the land.

I question the authority of Corporate Legal Statutes and Codes.

I respect the authority of Constitutional Law.

I have come to understand that Legal and Lawful are two differing terms. With Legal always attempting to circumvent Lawful.

I am not one to find himself in a courtroom, but if I were to appear I would not rise. I would refuse to concede jurisdiction to the Admiralty Courts "legal" statutes. To do so would be an act of acceptance that their private corporate statutes and codes supersede Constitutional Law.

Exercise Liberty!


America Rising.
The Constitution Stands.

"That the pen is mightier than the sword would be proven false; if I should take my sword and cut off the hand that holds the pen" - American Nomad

Gilligan's picture

Did you notice that the fat security guy moved ....

.... to sit right behind our armed citizen?

At the beginning of the meeting, Mr. Security is sitting all the way in the back of the room. The next time we see him (at 6:02) he is sitting right behind our armed citizen.

Google is government.

Mayor Dudley is my Hero of the Day!!!

Dear Mayor Dudley,

Your actions in your city council chamber this last week, protecting the 2nd amendment, were highly commendable. Sir, you're my hero of the day!

It's so encouraging to see someone in government today who actually honors their oath to protect and defend the U.S. Constitution, and is not afraid to say so. What a breath of fresh air in what is a pall of stale, stench, and putrid air coming out of much of our government today.

I've asked the God of the Bible to protect, prosper, and bless you on this day!

Sincerely,

Restore the Foundations - "If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?"

Pointing out

the oath they all took to uphold the Constitution, and having a copy of that oath readily available when needed; Priceless accountability to the People. Bravo!

Author of Buy Gold and Silver Safely
Next book: Illusions of Wealth - due out soon
Also writing book We the Serfs!

Thought this quote fit...

"When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."

Gilligan's picture

You can remove the anti-gun guy by just showing up!

The councilman who walked out because a citizen was armed has really shot himself in the foot!

All you need to do, if you don't want him to vote, is to show up at all the meetings and mention that you are armed during the citizens portion at the start of the meeting. He will walk out, and thus give up his vote.

If he wants to vote, he'll have to stay!

Take THAT, Mr. Gun Grabber!

Google is government.

Like a whiny little brat

Sure you can excuse yourself... from your position!

If men are good, you don't need government; if men are evil or ambivalent, you don't dare have one.

ROFL

What a pu**y!

Awesome job Mr. Mayor! Wanna send him an email? See below.

Awesome job Mr. Mayor.

I'm going to thank him via email.

Mayor Scott Dudley
mayor@oakharbor.org