By David Codrea
USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “Is the US in the middle of a coup?” Charles Firth of Australia’s News.com.au asks. “A fascinating and scary article has been doing the rounds in recent days, which suggests that Donald Trump’s ban on immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries was an attempt to see how far he can push his power, as the first step to mounting an all-out coup.”
Leave it to “progressives” to view the lawfully-elected president’s temporary stay on immigration from “countries of concern” called out by the Obama administration, and legal and administrative actions taken to carry out those orders – as a “coup.” Concern over letting in potential hostiles who have not been properly vetted was one of the main reasons Trump was elected, and carrying through on his pledges is something his supporters expect and demand.
Does anyone doubt what “the other side” wants (demands)?
No Ban No Wall! March for Muslims and Allies! … IMMIGRANTS ARE AMERICA AND NO HUMAN BEING IS ILLEGAL, BECAUSE HUMANITY KNOWS NO BORDERS. We cannot and will not condone Trump’s fascist, hateful, and dividing regime.
Talk about taking over the country!
It’s projection anyway, and not even very sincere projection at that, but more of another way to bolster the lie that Trump’s election was not “legitimate.” That, of course, comes from the same people who just about hemorrhaged when Trump said he’d want to verify election results before blanket accepting them.
Still, as “creative” as it is to accuse a duly-elected president of staging a coup, where “progressives” truly show the stuff they’re made of is in revealing their desire that the military stage one on their behalf.
We saw just such speculation at Vice Media, where they brought in an “expert” (from Chicago, naturally) who assured everyone that if the military did take over, armed citizens resisting would be “toast.”
Then, a few days back, we saw a similar call, this time from a political “insider”:
In a blog post for Foreign Policy magazine, Rosa Brooks, a former Obama administration official, outlined four ways to “get rid” of President Trump, including declaring him mentally unfit for command or carrying out a military coup. Brooks is a Schwartz senior fellow at the New America Foundation, which is funded by billionaire George Soros’s Open Society Foundations. She served from 2009-2011 as Counselor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy and served as a senior adviser at Obama’s State Department.
Once the talking points are out, the loons are free to take over. Case in point, “comedienne” Sarah Silverman on Twitter:
“Once the military is with us…”?
And when will that be?
It’s obvious from her troubled grasp of reality that Silverman still hasn’t grokked that the source of her rage and dissatisfaction with the way things are might just be internal. And that just may shape her views on why she doesn’t trust others to have enough self-control to “bare arms.”
Tellingly, heat from Twitter was enough to inspire Silverman to “walk back” her coup tweet, giving us a glimpse into her level of personal commitment to the cause. It’s other people she wants to take actual risks and bear real costs.
What’s apparent from all this talk of coups is:
- Those doing it have unrealistic expectations about support they’d get from the military, a group pretty much loathed by “progressives.”
- Gun owners would not stand idly by. Even if, say, only Three Percent of them had the capability, training and will to effectively resist, that number just might surprise those who scoff at “ammosexuals” from a position of ignorance.
- Always expect the Orwellian opposite from “progressives.” For all their talk about civil liberties, it really shows what potential totalitarian monsters these people are. Their lust for power is so great they openly fantasize about imposing martial law, allowing them to impose their will on others, especially on the “red states.” Yes, of course they’d start a civil war, providing all they had to do was tweet about it.
Such cultists, if given enough power, historically and invariably make mass graves inevitable. Which explains why the evil minds prodding the useful Hollywood (and other) idiots are so desperate to enact citizen disarmament.
If you don‘t believe as they do, they hate you and want to rule you or eliminate you. Does anyone not get that yet?
About David Codrea:
David Codrea is the winner of multiple journalist awards for investigating / defending the RKBA and a long-time gun owner rights advocate who defiantly challenges the folly of citizen disarmament.
In addition to being a field editor/columnist at GUNS Magazine and associate editor for Oath Keepers, he blogs at “The War on Guns: Notes from the Resistance,” and posts on Twitter: @dcodrea and Facebook.