Everyone's Plan B

Revolution?

I have been writing this column for over a dozen years, and I can safely say the column I wrote last week, “My Line In The Sand Is Drawn Here,” produced more response than any column I have ever written--maybe more than any two or three columns combined. And what is even more noteworthy: unlike most columns, the responses to this column were at least 90% favorable.

In last week’s column I said, “Throughout the United States, there are tens of millions of fully-armed citizens who are more than capable of defending themselves and their communities against any enemy--whether that enemy is an internal or external one. In fact, many millions of these citizens have been trained in the US armed forces. Firearms--especially semi-automatic rifles--in the hands of millions of American citizens is truly the only thing that stands between freedom and tyranny for the people of the United States. That Barack Obama and Dianne Feinstein want to disarm the American people should be considered an act of war against our liberties! In other words, ladies and gentlemen, this is a line in the sand that none of us can afford to ignore.”

I also wrote, “Make no mistake about it: to take away an American’s right to a semi-automatic rifle is to FULLY DISARM HIM. There is no Second Amendment; there is no right to keep and bear arms; there is no citizen militia; there is no liberty without the semi-automatic rifle!”

I concluded the column saying, “Ladies and gentlemen, whatever the consequences might be, and whatever anyone else does or doesn’t do, I am prepared to become an outlaw over this issue! I don’t know how to say it any plainer: I will not register my firearms, and I will not surrender my firearms. Period. End of story. It’s not just a saying with me: when my guns are outlawed, I will be an outlaw!

“My line in the sand is drawn here!

“Make no mistake about it: it is not just semi-automatic rifles that these gun grabbers are after. Ultimately, they want to take all of our guns. We either stop them now or there will be no stopping them at all.”

See the column: My Line In The Sand Is Drawn Here!

Among those who wrote to tell me that they had also drawn their personal line in the sand on this issue and that they would also absolutely refuse to register or surrender their firearms were people from virtually all walks of life: attorneys, realtors, bankers, teachers, physicians, civil servants, salesmen, truck drivers, tradesmen, pastors, law enforcement officers (including federal police officers), and military personnel--even special forces troops. Accordingly, I am absolutely convinced that these people are a microcosm of gun owners nationwide. I am also convinced that should Senator Dianne Feinstein’s bill banning semi-automatic rifles become law that there are literally tens of millions of Americans who simply will not comply.

Furthermore, former presidential candidate Pat Buchanan recently told John McLaughlin that should the federal government attempt to confiscate the guns of the American people, “There would be a revolution in this country!”

See the report: 'There would be a revolution in this country!', Mail Online

What most people fail to realize (because they are not taught it) is that the match that ignited America’s War for Independence was not excessive taxes, or the lack of representation, or trade restrictions, or the lack of trial by jury (as important as these issues were). The match that ignited America’s War for Independence was ATTEMPTED GUN CONFISCATION.

On April 19, 1775, British troops, some 800 strong, were dispatched to Concord, Massachusetts, to arrest Sam Adams and John Hancock and to seize a cache of weapons known to be stored at Concord. When Dr. Joseph Warren sent Paul Revere to warn Pastor Jonas Clark (in whose home Adams and Hancock were staying) that the Crown’s troops were on their way to arrest the two men and seize the guns at Concord, he alerted his male congregants. About 60-70 men from the Church of Lexington stood armed on Lexington Green awaiting the Red Coats.

Upon spotting the citizen militia, a British officer demanded the men throw down their arms. They refused; and the British troops immediately opened fire. Eight of the Minutemen were instantly killed. The colonists returned fire in self-defense, and the shot was fired that was heard ’round the world. By the time the troops arrived at the Concord Bridge, just a few miles away, hundreds of colonists were waiting for them with muskets in hand, and the rest, as they say, is history.

Make no mistake about it: attempted gun confiscation ignited America’s War for Independence. And I am convinced that Pat Buchanan is absolutely right. If the federal government attempts to confiscate the guns of the American people, “There would be a revolution in this country!”

One more observation regarding The Battle of Lexington which opened America’s War for Independence: not only was attempted gun confiscation the match that ignited the war, it was the pastor of the Church of Lexington and members of his congregation who were the Minutemen of Lexington Green. That is another fact most historians conveniently leave out of the story.

If there is one element missing from today’s liberty fight, it is the lack of participation from America’s pastors. By and large they are MIA. How many pastors today are warning their congregations of the threat against their Second Amendment liberties? Every pastor in America, regardless of denomination, should have already started proclaiming “the spirit of resistance” (Thomas Jefferson) to their church congregations; they should already be extolling the Biblical mandate to resist tyranny; they should already be warning their congregations of Barack Obama and Dianne Feinstein’s plan to disarm them.

Let me ask my church-going readers: has your pastor said one word from the pulpit regarding the impending gun ban now being drafted? Has your pastor explained the Biblical principles of lawful resistance? Has your pastor exhorted his church congregation to not surrender their firearms and to do everything in their power to demand that your senators and legislators hold the line for the Second Amendment? And my next question is if your pastor has not done any of this, why are you still attending that church?

Ladies and gentlemen, there would have been no United States of America had it not been for Rev. Jonas Clark and the other patriot-pastors of 1775 and 1776. There would have been no Lexington Green and Concord Bridge; there would have been no Bunker Hill; there would have been no Declaration of Independence; there would have been no British surrender at Yorktown. And I would dare say that if a significant percentage of pastors would stand up this Sunday and encourage their people to stand firm against this gun ban bill, the bill would never see the light of day.

The time is late, folks! We no longer have the luxury of straddling the fence or putting our heads in the sand. If your pastor refuses to take a public stand for YOUR liberties, and the liberties of YOUR CHILDREN, vote with your feet and walk out the door. Find yourself a pastor who will defend your liberties and the liberties of your children--liberties that other pastors and patriots purchased at the cost of their very blood.

I repeat what I’ve already said, “Whatever the consequences might be, and whatever anyone else does or doesn’t do, I am prepared to become an outlaw over this issue! I don’t know how to say it any plainer: I will not register my firearms, and I will not surrender my firearms. Period. End of story. It’s not just a saying with me: when my guns are outlawed, I will be an outlaw!

“My line in the sand is drawn here!”

And so are the lines of millions of Americans.

In response to Pat Buchanan’s prediction of revolution should the federal government attempt to confiscate our guns, John McLaughlin replied, “Baloney!”

I’m sure that’s what King George III said when he was told that would happen if his troops attempted to confiscate the guns at Concord.

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1 year 9 months ago

Janice and Conrad,

I'm thinking maybe God isn't on the side of global wars fought for the wrong reasons.

1 year 9 months ago

I suppose in a way it's a good thing the gun ban issue has finally become mainstream. I say this because for years we've asked the question, what will it take to wake people up? What is the line in the sand? It seems for many we've found it at last!

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1 year 9 months ago

@ Tim... I agree with you about the part of "praying and passing the ammunition". The prayer needs to be on "God's perfect will to be done on the situation at hand." Its never a good idea to tell God to bless what your plan is, since its usually not the greatest plan that there could be.

When you ask God to implement His perfect plan in the situation....now thats a PLAN!!! Angela is on the right track, she just needed to turn a few degrees and she would be spot on.

1 year 9 months ago

Romona,

I don't know how you tell the right reason for a war. We won WWII, tied in Korea, lost Viet Nam. didn't get much out of Iraq and probably lost in Afganastan.

1 year 9 months ago

@ramona.... God didn't start the wars, yes! But that doesn't mean He doesn't get involved. In the Bible He says, " Anyone who comes against you, ( Israel) I will curse and anyone who blesses you, I will bless), You only have to look at the history of Israel in the O,T. to know this. In our time ( 1948 and 1967) Israel miraculously won those battles.

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1 year 9 months ago

Angela, When I watch what has been taking place over the years, I can only think about the fall of the Roman Empire. We have no one but ourselves to blame. We have made DC fat and huge and hungry for more and more power. We've allowed the beast to grow hungry fo rmore and more control. We ahve grown lazy and content and stopped voting. We, the citizens have failed. Thoreau wrote that less govenrment is better, but we selected to have more and more government.

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1 year 9 months ago

If America abandons Israel, our nation is doomed! Israelites are still God's chosen people. Why are so many of our Jewish population in America embracing liberalism? I don't get it. SMH Thruout history, most wars have been all about religion. Supposedly we have freedom of religion in America, yet why do so many want to JAM their particular religion down others' throats? Live & let live!

1 year 9 months ago

@ Pam.... You got that right... It is written: ( God says) " Who comes against you ( Israel) I will come against. Who curses you, I will Curse, who blesses you I will bless."

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1 year 9 months ago

AMEN Janice!

1 year 9 months ago

Tina you are right, we are in the place we are because people do not get "into" politics. Yep right there is the problem, get involved and get these idiots out of office, but how do we do that when people do nothing to change the way things are going? I do think a lot more people are now starting to wake up. But is it to late? I do not see ovomit giving up easily, he will try to become our hitler for america. So yes, it is time for WE THE PEOPLE to take our COUNTRY back...

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1 year 9 months ago

If i may interject an "opinion" that i am sure will be shot down and justified by some. Lets start with GOD. Now me personally believe in God. I was saved and baptized in water. Do i lead a life that pleases my creator? Probably not. Yet i still do believe..Have heard lots of chatter about how God has turned his back on America and the such. Someone brought up Ephesians 6 - 12, which btw is my favorite of biblical scripture.

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1 year 9 months ago

Rusty,

You make some good points. Germany knows about the cancer deaths caused by electronic radiation. There they have a switch to turn off all electricity to the bedroom so you aren't exposed to radiation when you sleep.

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1 year 9 months ago

They make the call now..But psychiatrists are not our law makers..So guess i will being seeing you at the Library. Have you seen how they define the word "terrorist"? Our law makers wont take the advice of a medical professional unless is curves toward their parties cause..Now the CEO of a major corporation with a fluffy check book will get his vote every time...

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1 year 9 months ago

@rusty... that part about taxes and that those who paid or paying it is a work of Satan? Well, golly, Sargent.... Jesus made a mistake then. One of his disciples came over and informed Jesus that they didn't have enough money to pay the taxes and Jesus pointed him to go an catch this here fish where if'n he opened the fishes mouth he would have a gold coin, enough to pay the tax.

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1 year 9 months ago

Rusty,

No psychiatrists aren't law makers. There is no law on who's crazy or who has what kind of cancer. All that stuff is decided by medical people through committees of experts, medical schools and universities. Congress has no clue on the details of diseases mental or physical. The insurance companies have all this organized. Each disease has a billing code. A doctor gets paid based on the number. There are over 10,000 different numbers.

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1 year 9 months ago

@Carter... we never would have to worry about germs if Howie Mandel was a politician, he has a phobia about shaking hands or any touching.

1 year 9 months ago

So no one going to own up to being prescribed any of these type of drugs huh? Because based on the history of this govt.

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1 year 9 months ago

@ Chains.... Lot of Christians dying these days by the hand of terrorists because they believe the Jesus who hung on the cross. I'm sure you gonna pull out.....opps! my apologies,,,, You have nothing to fall back on... well, too bad... If I believe the way you do and there is no God, then I lose nothing..but there is a God, so you lose.. For me its a win win. Uhhh for you not so.

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1 year 9 months ago (Edited)

when did i say i dont believe in God? If you read you see i have been saved. My point about the translations is there are many different translations, not all of them carry the same message...Easy on the passing judgment please..I kind of thought this was a political web site anyway

1 year 9 months ago

@rusty..... You can't separate you're life. Politics, Job, Religion, etc. That's what some Christians do... They are Sunday saints and Monday 'aint's'.

There are many 'transliterations'. Not all of them use the Septuagint Greek, Hebrew and Aramaic to do the 'transliterations'. It is written: "Study and show thyself approved unto 'GOD'; a workman, not ASHAMED, RIGHTLY dividing the Word of God."

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1 year 9 months ago (Edited)

Rusty,

Sadly it's hard to tell what the Tea Party is anymore... a poliical group, a Bible study group, a socal club? In 2009 we knew what we were and won the 2010 election. Today??? and look what happened in 2012.

1 year 9 months ago

tragically its easy to see how our country got in the socialist mess it is in. There were not enough 'meat of the Word' Bible study groups in America. Too bad the 'Christians' in name only became a 'pot luck' social club. The proof is what happened in the elections from 2008-2012.

Oh well, now it becomes a historical fact. Now that's really SAD!

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1 year 9 months ago (Edited)

Actually the Tea Party won in 2010. That's when they had people united around some simple fiscal ideas. Now it's a real mess and we are rapidly going down hill.

1 year 9 months ago

carter.... Yes, we are going down (rapido) hill. When I wrote those dates, I guess what I meant was..... we still have Oblamer. :-D

1 year 9 months ago
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