by Alan Korwin
The Uninvited Ombudsman
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Arizona – -(Ammoland.com)- The man in the White House has publicly announced his intention to summarily disarm the public based on a swiftly growing secret police list.
“Right now, people on the no-fly list can walk into a store and buy a gun. That is insane. If you're too dangerous to board a plane, you're too dangerous, by definition, to buy a gun.”
That's a direct quote from Barack Hussein Obama.
Are those people charged with something? Have they been convicted of anything? That's rhetorical. No to both questions.
I asked the FBI at the SHOT Show in Jan., 2016. They are just banned from flying. Why? The FBI won't say. It's a secret. How do you get on the list? I found out that's a secret too. You lose your right to fly by secret. The list is kept secret by police. Secret police list. Those are words we're not supposed to connect in this free country.
People on this secret police list can still take Amtrak, or a bus, or drive to Cincinnati. Or anywhere. If those people are that dangerous why are they still walking around? I asked the FBI. No answer. What sense does that make? Who are these people? That's a secret too. Maybe they can down a plane with a karate chop.
Some things about this no-fly list just don't fly…
Does it mean the scanners and screening at TSA airport checkpoints don't work on those people? That's why we need the list? Those folks could board with guns and knives and bombs if we didn't ban them — with a list? The X-ray machines, wands, bomb swabs, anal probes and magnetometers work for the rest of us, but not on them? Does that make sense to you? Maybe checkpoints are just a feel-good scam to keep us in line like the skeptics say.
Well it's not a secret to (name withheld to protect the innocent). I met her at a trade show in the press office. Her toddler daughter got a flight ticket with her, but when they got to the gate, they found out her daughter's on the list, and couldn't board. Just like Senator Ted Kennedy. It turns out loads of ordinary people are on the list. The ACLU is fighting the whole concept, for a whole lot of good reasons. But not for the best reason.
“That it is insane.”
During his recent gun-control TV town hall, this man who took an oath to “preserve, protect and defend” our Constitution repeated this twisted logic, and wild cheers erupted from the democrat-packed audience. It makes sense, it has a certain appeal, if you don't look at it too hard like we're doing — or if you're brain dead. If you really want guns to “just go away” this would work — until you realize it leaves guns in the hands of the agents running the list.
An arbitrary list, with no checks and balances, no functional controls or due process of any kind, will deny our fundamental constitutional civil and human rights. The man currently in the White House is calling for the list. You're insane if you object, he says.
By implication, if you can't buy a gun, you certainly aren't free to possess any of the firearms you already own, right? Someone should come and take all those dangerous guns away from you because they must be contraband. You're too dangerous to own them. How do you get off the list? You have to sue the federal government.
Mr. Obama wants to turn an arbitrary no-fly list run by the government without rules into an arbitrary no-buy list for your fundamental right to keep and bear arms.
The gloves are off, the cat is out of the bag, the lie is bald-faced. There are no known parameters for adding people to the list. The Terrorist Screening Center, a secretive FBI branch you can't deal with, runs it.
It was started by George W. Bush after the muslim jihad struck our World Trade Towers in 2001, with about 400 names. Under Obama, the list grew to 10,000 names in 2011, 21,000 in 2012, and 47,000 in 2013, according to Wikipedia. The separate Terrorism Watch List reportedly had more than one million names by 2009 — and the lists are mutually exclusive, you can be on one and not the other.
This has all the earmarks of a colored-shirt operation we witnessed in Europe that led to World War II.
Half the country, give or take, votes democrat, who cheers the plan. For shame. Hussein-Obama's proposal is a disgrace, a violation of his oath, grounds for removal from office, according to leading experts.
The “news” media remained largely — and ominously — silent at the announcement. Are they afraid they might end up on the list? Did they spot any of the obvious contradictions even within the announcement? It would be easy to dismiss their inability to understand the constitutional problems. They perpetually demonstrate they are unschooled in its workings, as they run hither and yon cheering for candidates instead of reporting about them, supporting socialism instead of The American Way, arguing for the rule of no law, and now this.
If you like your guns we can take your guns, by putting you on a list. Anyone who objects is by definition insane. Have a nice day.
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