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  •  you do realize Kossacks are as entitled to (2+ / 0-)
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    xxdr zombiexx, BroadwayBaby1

    2nd Amendment rights and protections thereof as RWNJs, right?
    I mean, it's "the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be abridged."

    It's not "the right of the white male wealthy Protestant people to keep and bear ridiculous amounts of privately owned weapons shall not be abridged, or matched by other persons."

    We must use the weapons we have: our voices, our votes, our LTEs, our marching shoes, our refusal to sit back and enjoy being "powerfucked" like good little liberal sissies, our convictions, and yes, our dollars.

    Not necessarily by giving those to Democrats.
    Definitely by giving those to advocates of our "life, liberty, pursuit of happiness," and OUR definitions of forming a more perfect union, establishing justice, insuring domestic tranquility, providing for the common defense, promoting the general welfare, and securing the blessings of liberty to OURSELVES and OUR POSTERITY.

    In other words, we need to understand that we're being expected to "lay back and enjoy it," and if we want our refusal to do so to count we'd better back it up energetically.

    LBJ, Van Cliburn, Ike, Wendy Davis, Lady Bird, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

    by BlackSheep1 on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 10:04:08 AM PDT

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    •  I will assume you know where I stand (2+ / 0-)
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      BroadwayBaby1, Anne was here

      on "just lay back and take it".....

      I am quite aware of the 2nd amendment - I am hoping you understand my reason for couching it the way I did.

      Baggers can show up to healthcare debates armed to the teeth - we show up to a protest with a sign on a stick and we're peppersprayed and beaten.

      So "some" seem to euqate a call for LEGAL protest as "advocating violence" - a particularly dull-witted interpretation, but shared by an unfortunate many.

      We can show up and gather any goddamned time we want because ware americans.

      And THAT is what it is about.

      We have military people in harms way RIGHT NOW ostensibly to protect this right.

    •  Expected is the wrong term. (1+ / 0-)
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      Praxical

      It never occurs to these crackpots that people will fight back and not just with words.  It never occured to these crackpots that many liberals are gun owners.  

      As JFK once said:

      "Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."
      It's coming.  Too many "pragmatists" think they're going to win solely on the basis of "ideas".  Wrong.  

      By the way, love your sig line.  I lived in Texas in 12 years.  No, Texas is NO Bush legue.  

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