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Rep. Slaughter: Americans Can’t Stop Tyranny With Guns

March 15, 2013 by  

Representative Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), a sponsor of The Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2013, said in a recent interview that it is a ridiculous notion that Americans armed with assault rifles could fend off tyrannical government.

Sam Rolley

Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.

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  • Pegathee

    Doesn’t matter if that’s true or not! It won’t stop the true patriots from trying! Just like it didn’t stop them in the 1700′s!! She needs to grow up, look at the constitution & get a feel for not only its content, but its intent!

  • ? wonderbread

    Well Rep. Slaughter,
    Does that mean God fearing Americans are going to bend over and take it up the A$$ because there are a handful of fruitcakes that think they’re in charge?

  • JimH

    If fighting tyranny is such a lost cause, why is Rep. Slaughter so afraid of us?
    She can’t make a logical case so she resorts to ridicule.
    Does she believe we can’t win and just shouldn’t try and just accept tyranny?
    If it comes down to removing a tyrannical government, does she think all military people would go against their fellow countrymen?
    Many in the armed forces would side with the people.They took a vow to uphold the Constitution, not be loyal to a certain leader. Their word means something, unlike a politicians word.

  • FreedomFighter

    “said in a recent interview that it is a ridiculous notion that Americans armed with assault rifles could fend off tyrannical government.”

    Honestly it sounds like this ___(foul language removed)__ just made a threat to every American in America.

    Actually I agree, armed only with assault rifles Americans have no chance what-so-ever against tanks, planes, artillary etc etc…but as I suspect much of the US Military will side with Americans, an American armed with a assault rifle becomes a asset and tool for defeat of a tyrannical government.

    So stuff it you traitor, if it wouldnt help then stop tyring to take it.

    Time is cose now, they are going for broke, open threats like this are a sign.

    Laus Deo
    Semper FI

    • paul m

      And if you remember, the Russian people stopped the Russian Army by stuffing wet towels down the barrels of their tanks. Kind of makes them 60 ton paperweights.

    • Don 2

      This is the same idiot liberal Democrat from NY who, while trying to sell Obamacare to the public, told the lame story on national television about a woman who had to borrow her sister’s dentures because she didn’t have “health” insurance.

      Slaughter appears to be making the assumption that Americans fighting a tyrannical government would somehow be limited to these rifles as their only weapons. There are simply too many variables to make any conclusions regarding how a fight of this nature would shape up, such as the addition of heavy weapons brought in across porous borders, current military personnel available to the federal government willing to fight and kill their fellow citizens, well-trained and experienced former military patriots fighting against a tyrannical government, affects of asassinations and snipers, commerce and banking shutdowns, etc., etc.

      • anthony

        Don’t forget foreign aid from countries not friendly to our current government who whould likely help to undo it.

  • STEVE E.

    There is always more ways to skin a cat. The unarmed tyrants who support this tyrannical government will be easy first targets.

  • Timothy

    She obviously doesn’t understand the concept of gorilla warfare.

    • anthony


  • Bill Henry

    There is a tendency among those who work for us to forget such words as patriotism, life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. They sit up in their ivory towers protected from the daily trials and tribulations of the common folk. They have lost the meaning of the words of our forbears, as the oppressive legislations that they write have no impact on them. Words such as liberty and freedom and justice have fallen into misuse and mediocrity, nay childishness, in the modern vernacular. It is as if it were beneath human dignity to express your espousal of such ideas in the modern world. It is beyond their comprehension that a person would sacrifice life and limb for such archaic beliefs. You see daily their mutterings of the words of their oaths with complete disregard for their meanings, i.e., the President swearing his oath of office on Bibles of symbolic leaders of just causes, and in the next breath invoking the lies that he made to the electorate in order to remain if office. I pose this question to Rep. Slaughter. If it is such a ridiculous proposition that a public armed with assault weapons could fend off a tyrannical government, then what is the fear of having a well armed citizenry? Non sibi sed patraie.


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