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Thought For the Day: Political Power Grows Out of the Barrel of A Gun

“Every Communist must grasp the truth, ‘Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.’ Our principle is that the [Communist] Party commands the gun and the gun will never be allowed to command the Party.” – Mao Tse-tung … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Advantage of Being Armed Is What Gives the People Our Ultimate Authority

“The ultimate authority … resides in the people alone. … [T]he advantage of being armed, which the Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation … forms a barrier against the enterprises of ambition, more insurmountable than any…” … Continue reading

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First Principles: Before A Standing Army Can Rule, the People Must Be Disarmed

“Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are … Continue reading

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First Principles: Self Defense Is A Primary Law Of Nature

“The defense of one’s self, justly called the primary law of nature, is not, nor can it be abrogated by any regulation of municipal law. This principle of defense is not confined merely to the person; it extends to the … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Right To Bear Arms Rests With the People

“The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed.”  – Alexander Hamilton    

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