From Joan’s Comments Texas TopCat says:
“there a time when the citizens of a country need to decide what kind of country they want?” – good question. Now, for me it is a place where individuals are responsible for their own protection (SCOTUS Castle Rock) and that where the only people not allowed tools for that protection are protected by police due to a special relationship, like Secret Service Detail or locked up in prison.
We have perfect examples in prohibition and “the drug war” as to the results of government attempting to be involved in things that they should not be involved in.
Great comment, and Joan’s Response:
This would be a world where no lawful authority exists and anarchy would result. This is a dangerous world for sure and not what most Americans want.
Perfect Non-sequitur there! Just like the antis response to “We don’t need NEW laws, we just need to enforce the ones we have, and repeal the ones that only effect the lawful!” to which they respond! “So you want to get rid of stop signs and murder laws? YOU WANT ANARCHY!!!!!”
No, Anarchy is what we have now. We have gangs ruling our inner city with illegal drugs and illegal guns, and the police don’t enforce those laws because it is dangerous to do so. When a career criminal goes before a judge he plea bargains and gets away with the majority of his crimes and is back on the street.
We have DEA agents sending SWAT teams into homes where career criminals have tipped them off that there may be drugs. We have wire trappings, we have egregious searches and seizures looking for a dime-bag of pot.
We have guns being sent over the border to cartel soldiers by US officials, and a stream of illegal aliens who are not being prosecuted for their crimes.
Still the solution to these issues is NOT more laws, and more laws are what “Progressives” always want. Laws are the bars around the cage we have built for ourselves. Freedom loving people HATE the cage, while anti-freedom “Progressives” want that cage to be fortified.
They love the cage because they HATE freedom.