Monday, December 24, 2012

2nd Amendment Fail

Wow.  My impression is that Robert Parry was once a legitimate journalist. But he's totally phoning this in

How about some Grand Game, 2nd Amendment history Fisking edition?

Here ya go.

The Real Rationale for the 2nd Amendment, That Right-Wingers Are Totally Ignorant About

Mr. Parry may have a point about Washington, at that particular point, but there was a rebellion.  The overall truth is more complicated.  Here is a nice collection of quotes that express the views of many of the other Founders on the 2nd Amendment.  

With a nod to Michael H., for picking out this gem.


Tom said...

He believes that "national sovereignty" is invested in something called "we the people". This may be called the Grand Delusion of the Left.

The second most dramatic illustration of its fallacy is the public claim by The Elected Leader (and newly reelected) that he and his personally selected advisers can kill anyone they choose to -- in secret and with no review by anyone.

The first most? That was when he actually used his claimed power against an American citizen. Then, a few days later, he killed the man's 16 year old son.

Anonymous said...

West Virginia's constitution under antecedents? Ouch.