Political Violence are You Prepared to Give It Back ~ VIDEO

USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Political violence.

“One of the chief guarantees of freedom under any government, no matter how popular and respected, is the right of the citizen to keep and bear arms… The right of the citizen to bear arms is a safeguard against tyranny, which now (1960) appears remote in America, but which historically has proved to be always possible.” ~ Hubert Humphrey.

Hubert was oh-so prophetic!

Here in America until recently, we smugly considered political violence (much like ubiquitous public beggars, ecumenical/unapologetic political corruption, squalor, filth, chaos/anarchy, lawlessness, open borders, etc.) something confined to third-world countries.

Oh, that it was true!

Some Political Violence History:

Political violence/revenge was rampant and widespread during our Revolutionary War Period in the late 1700s and again during and after the War Between the States from the 1860s to the end of the Nineteenth Century.

In fact, in the 1700s, many atrocities attributed to Indians were actually committed by European immigrants, all piously in the name of “The Crown” (French and English), with local Indians, often being recruited/bribed to join in, first on the side of the French, against the British (and other Indian tribes), later on, the side of the British, this time against the Colonists (and other Indian tribes).

Gangs of outlaws/brigands (some ostensibly “military,” some purely private-sector), claiming to represent one side or another of a hot political issue of the era, routinely committed murders of innocents (often neighbors, sometimes even family members) on a large scale.

The War of 1812 was actually just a continuation of the Revolutionary War, which never really ended, despite Yorktown and the subsequent “Treaty” of 1783. Bitter, lethal hostilities between Colonists and English “loyalists” were to continue well into the third decade of the Nineteenth Century!

Countless politically-motivated “raids” and other murderous escapades took place in present-day KY, TN, OH, IN, and MO, representing the “frontier” of the era, and thus many, probably most, among the murderers and the murdered remain unrecorded/unknown to this day!

A half-century later, our Civil War and aftermath witnessed the same thing all over again!

The “Frontier,” now most particularly represented by KS, TX, MO, IL hosted countess massacres of innocents, both during and after the War.

Even after the War “officially” ended in May of 1865, bands of outlaws (including many teenagers who had been too young to fight in the War, but were now anxious for violent “revenge”) participated in murderous atrocities, victims of which usually had little to do with any particular political issue.

The innocent and defenseless are always the easiest to find and murder, and always with the least risk!

Most of these outlaws were eventually hunted down and/or captured. The vast majority were gunned down or hanged.

The lesson is that bitter national political divisions can quickly get out of hand, and America is not immune!

There are many border-line sociopaths out there, just looking for a plausible (maybe even lofty-sounding) excuse for visiting precipitous violence upon innocent fellow citizens whom they consider political/religious “enemies”

Destroying innocent property and murdering innocent people thus becomes excusable and is often even encouraged by cynical politicians (currently with no consequence, by the way).

It has surely happened before, on a large scale, in many nations, including this one, as we see!

Thus, we must be alert and ready for any eventuality, even those that seemed so unlikely a short time ago!

“There are things that you cannot imagine, but there is nothing that may not happen!” ~ CIA Axiom

/John


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Wass

There’s a term used in criminology and psychiatry, “projection”. It means, accusing an innocent party of the misdeeds committed by the accuser. If you so much as point out the hypocrisy of these “liberals” (illiberals would be more accurate), they’ll turn it against you–“You’re a racist”, “You’re a fascist” or “You’re a Nazi”, etc. The political rhetoric of today is all configured to support them, aside from projection.

gregs

worse yet is they use projection as an excuse to attack others verbally as you said and physically as we have seen by the trump haters, karens and sometimes by police. if you do not agree and support wholeheartedly what they think you are the enemy and will be treated as such. it will come to a head and the backlash will be swift and harsh.

Arizona

The Left ALWAYS accuses the right of what they themselves are doing or have done. Not to say the GOP is a moral entity… they’re actually worse, as they claim to have conservative values but then stab us in the back over and over and over and over.

Knute Knute

Q: But don’t you think that violence begets violence?
A: “I sure hope so!” The late Col. Jeff Cooper(Ret)
https://youtu.be/_j35de2QOd4?t=94

Wass

Thanx for including the video of Gunsite. Cooper preached: “I don’t care if a pistol kills, it must stop”. I would add: Best of all, a gun should thwart”.

Steve

Excellent article. I truly enjoy reading articles that have a detailed historical reference that goes a long way in proving the point. One does not need even to go back as far as our American Revolution or Civil War. More contemporary examples were Prohibition in the ’20s, the Civil Rights riots and killings of the 60s and 70s, and most recently, the BLM/Antifa riots and murders of the 2020s. We are one “George Floyd” or “Rodney King” moment away from another big societal upheaval. These Marxists will not stop, they will not slow down. They saw there were ZERO consequences… Read more »

Wass

Read, “1857: A Nation on the Brink”, by Kenneth Stampp. This book recounts the times and issues leading to the Civil War (1861-1865). In my view, if you compare the times now with then, today’s are worse. G-d help us.

Roland T. Gunner

Don’t be shy; God my Creator, and Jesus the Christ who intercedes with him on my behalf, protect us from this evil regime and give us the strength and wisdom to resist, in your name.

StLPro2A

Locked ‘n’ loaded, but still acknowledging what is over the near horizon. I’ve read/believe the last chapter….GOD WINS….WE GO HOME WINNERS, FOREVER!!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂

swmft

I still trust my 50 bmg and the api in which i trust

3l120

You don’t need a Rodney King moment. Working in L. A. Every Cinco de Mayo, every time the Lakers won, or list, a championship, or MLK Day rolled around, there would be a celebration, for a short time. Soon the celebration turned into a riot and downtown L.A. was looted. In the early 70s, they had a Celebration in Black in MacArthur Park. Same thing, turned into a brawl, then a riot, a Tactical Alert was issued and it became up to the cops to quell it. These are all short-term instances, but just show it does not take much… Read more »

swmft

napalm in the morning anyone?

swmft

we had riots in miami..they burned all the good businesses in their end of town…never to return we had to guard evidence stores were issued machine guns and a truck full of ammo watched the norton tire warehouse two blocks up burn fired two or three thousand rounds they never came back our way

ras52

That video features chicken shit scumbags. I say bring it!

Montana454Casull

Joe Biden talks like a person with a paper ass in this video . I would live to spend 5 minutes behind the woodshed with his crack head son . I would send him back to Joe with my boot stuck up his ass !

musicman44mag

The video shows who are the open terrorist tyrannists promoting violence in our country today. Portland had violence and it was sanctioned and promoted when the left did it. When the right had a permit for a peaceful gathering to protest how the violence and destruction was not being handled by the left government in charge, BLM and ANTIFA would show up and start the violence and then the police would proclaim it was a riot, so it had to be stopped and everyone dispersed. That is how the left controls who gets their say and it works because the… Read more »

Roy

I am Locked and Loaded!

Montana454Casull

I been saying since 2016 Democrats have been stoking violence accross this country and this video prives it . Time to get the civil war started and remove all communist from American soil by force . They want it let’s give it too them !

Watcher

Unfortunately they did not read Proverbs 1:18-19. There are more warnings..

This is the 50th anniversary year of Roe v wade. January 1973 the SCOTUS published their decision and went into effect in July 1973.
Books to read to better understand, The Harbinger, Harbinger 2, and Return of the Gods by Jonathan Cahn.

the violence will continue and increase. Matthew 24.

Psalm 91 & 103 vs 4. “He will crown with His compassion and loving kindness.”

In Hebrew “atar Chesed” : Cover with His Covenant Promises”

Time to make covenant and claim HIS Promises.

musicman44mag

We once had a civil war over ideologies and the left lost. I think they FEEL that they would do better if given a second chance and that is why they are pushing for it.

HLB

Civil unrest. Yes, that is one of the things the 2nd amendment is good for.

HLB

Tionico

a;so known as “riot or civil commotion”The Constituition details the best remedy for this phenomenon

DIYinSTL

John, that’s an interesting quote from Hubert Horatio Humphrey who, at the time, was considered a far left Democrat. HHH was so long winded he would make Bill Clinton a model of brevity. My favorite quote came well into a very lengthy speech: “And furthermore in conclusion …”

RetUSAF

Humphrey was one of the last good Democrats.

KK

And THIS is why, they so desperately want to outlaw AR15 type semi-automatic rifles and standard capacity magazines.

It is the standard of firearm necessary to counter their mob violence.
(And their tyrannical totalitarian regime)

TURN THEM IN! (Or register them to our CONFISCATION LIST)
Don’t worry, the police will come and protect you!

PAF145

The problem is the Democrats were not properly punished back in 1865

Steve

True! Instead, many states put up statues to those Scum-sucking traitors to the Republic! Think of the thousands of lives lost from 1775 to 1814 just trying to defeat the British, their allies of Indian Tribes during both the Revolution and War of 1812 – and just to keep other human beings enslaved, those Democrat Turds started a Civil War that killed and maimed several hundred thousand more! Ever since, the Democrat Scum have been trying to rip this great nation apart and eliminate our Bill of Rights.

Ope

I sure wish JWB had been around four years earlier. On April 14, 1865 Lincoln’s reign of terror was ended for good. There was dancing in the streets around the country, esp. in the South, people were ecstatic !! Even in Yankee states, there was celebration and jubilation for that scumbags death, mainly for causing the deaths of so many young men who fought on the wrong side needlessly. Many more blue belly Yankees died in that war, than proud Southern hero’s. 14April ‘65, …a great day for the country!

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Tionico

That’s the day we were shut of the former corporate railroad lawyer prevaricator in chief, right? The one who ordered the illegal invasion of a sovereign foreign nation which he had been attacking and harassing from an unlawfully seized military fort, destroying that nation’s shipping on the high seas, then staged a false flag “event” which he then used to “justify” a military response, the aforementioned invasion. Had it not been for a couple of unforseen problems with logistics (the result of local rather than broad-based planning) that foreign nation would surely have prevailed.

Boom

Whoa. I never knew you had it in you Ope…