But what has happened over the last 50 years is so disgusting a violation of the people's consitutional rights that we should be outraged. But instead some just nod their heads and say "Yeah, really..what does someone need a gun for with the police protecting them?"
Well, out of all the lessons of Katrina, the most compelling that I've found is the necessity of people to fight for their rights to own and carry a firearm. Not just the looting, raping, and murdering brings this to mind, but the fact that the authorities entered citizens homes, law abiding citizens mind you, and took their firearms from them. These were the same citizens that the police could NOT protect from the gang members and hooligans roaming the streets, the police were entering their houses like the Nazi's and taking their only defense.
Normally, I don't advocate joining any organizations or donating money to political causes here, because I don't really think that my place is to solicit funds for a third party.
But, people with intelligence, people who are intellectually honest, and people who want to defend the citizens rights to own and carry a gun should join the NRA. Period. I've even provided a handy link right there. It's all of $35/year. Heck, that's a cheap night out at the bar for some of you...you know who you are.
And if you don't believe me that the
I'm not saying it'll happen again. I'm just sayin it'll definitely happen again if people don't voice their dissent.