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Old 12-05-2011, 10:33 PM   #21
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When they come, the first on the list will be gun forum members, the NRA members and those of you who have the Buckmark logo on your truck; and yes, they do know who you are. The most vocal opponents will be the first on the list, and they will make you an example of what can happen. When you door is busted open at 2:30 in the morning and 12 SWAT members invade your bedroom, you will give them up one way or the other. Hide them if you will, but you will be afraid to dig them back up for the consequences will be too hard to live with.

All the brave talk will be subdued and most everyone will drive them down to the police station and collect their $25.00.

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When they come, the first on the list will be gun forum members, the NRA members and those of you who have the Buckmark logo on your truck; and yes, they do know who you are. The most vocal opponents will be the first on the list, and they will make you an example of what can happen. When you door is busted open at 2:30 in the morning and 12 SWAT members invade your bedroom, you will give them up one way or the other. Hide them if you will, but you will be afraid to dig them back up for the consequences will be too hard to live with.

All the brave talk will be subdued and most everyone will drive them down to the police station and collect their $25.00.
To many of us have fmj's loaded in magazines all prepared for that.
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And I'll go into the sword making business.
They'll start regulating that too. You'll need a FBWL (Federal Bladed Weapon License). And that will only cover knifes. If you want to make swords, you'll need even more licences.

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When they come, the first on the list will be gun forum members, the NRA members and those of you who have the Buckmark logo on your truck; and yes, they do know who you are. The most vocal opponents will be the first on the list, and they will make you an example of what can happen. When you door is busted open at 2:30 in the morning and 12 SWAT members invade your bedroom, you will give them up one way or the other. Hide them if you will, but you will be afraid to dig them back up for the consequences will be too hard to live with.

All the brave talk will be subdued and most everyone will drive them down to the police station and collect their $25.00.
I say bring them on. I would rather die a free man, than live a subject/slave of the United Socialist States of America.
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I find a mass-banning and confiscation very unlikely. I would not comply through either deceit or force, and i don't think such "laws" would be widely enforced.

That said, i don't own any currently illegal firearms, simply to avoid the hassle.

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How then do the banana republic tin pot dictators do it you may ask? Simple, in those countries the military and police forces are as corrupt and ruthless as the government. I will never believe that to be the case here.
this wont happen until the des get their way and reinstate a national draft. its one reason they always try for it. wipe out the professional soldiers we have now replace them with draftees that can be easily corrupted and you turn a free thinking professional armed force into a brownshirted obama praising group of sturmtroopen...

at that point the libs start building camps and firing up the ovens.
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When they come, the first on the list will be gun forum members, the NRA members and those of you who have the Buckmark logo on your truck; and yes, they do know who you are. The most vocal opponents will be the first on the list, and they will make you an example of what can happen. When you door is busted open at 2:30 in the morning and 12 SWAT members invade your bedroom, you will give them up one way or the other. Hide them if you will, but you will be afraid to dig them back up for the consequences will be too hard to live with.

All the brave talk will be subdued and most everyone will drive them down to the police station and collect their $25.00.
It may happen just as you say, but many of us will thin down the population of SWAT members while it happens.
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Has anyone given any thought to the sheer manpower required to pull something like this off? It would have to be done in every city, every town, every village and every rural area simultaneously with a cop or two at EVERY door or else word would get out faster than wildfire and most people would be forewarned.

It simply isn't possible. This is not something I worry about even a little.

A more plausible M.O. would be to require registration of some firearms today that currently aren't registered, ban sales of some firearms (reimpose the Clinton ban with extras), require registration of all firearms a few years later, ban all sales of firearms after that, and finally ban inheritance of firearms. Even if they tried that, the confiscation yield would be terrible because there are so many firearms people would keep hidden and never register in the first place.

Prohibition never works. The government knows that very well. That's why there's a "war on drugs" - it keeps a lot of government people employed.

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Has anyone given any thought to the sheer manpower required to pull something like this off? It would have to be done in every city, every town, every village and every rural area simultaneously with a cop or two at EVERY door or else word would get out faster than wildfire and most people would be forewarned.

It simply isn't possible. This is not something I worry about even a little.

A more plausible M.O. would be to require registration of some firearms today that currently aren't registered, ban sales of some firearms (reimpose the Clinton ban with extras), require registration of all firearms a few years later, ban all sales of firearms after that, and finally ban inheritance of firearms. Even if they tried that, the confiscation yield would be terrible because there are so many firearms people would keep hidden and never register in the first place.

Prohibition never works. The government knows that very well. That's why there's a "war on drugs" - it keeps a lot of government people employed.
Beware the TSA and presence of U.S. troops in the streets. That will be the time to worry about an outright ban.

Until then, your alternative seems much more plausible. As always, defend the other rights as strongly as you defend the second, for without the rest the second will become a hollow shell. As in your improbable example, removal of the 1A would make it much more easily accomplished (although no more likely to occur next week).
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= Todays version of "A Country Boy Can Survive"
Yep

Normally i hear his whiny ass crooning over the air waves, i just want to tie a couple knots and toss myself off the highest building available. (mud shovel not withstanding)
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The govt would not have to confiscate anybody's guns all they would have to do is stop the flow of ammunition. We all saw how easy it is for an ammo shortage to happen after obummers election. Why take people's guns when it's easier to stop the sale of ammo. This is why it is a good idea to always purchase or reload more ammo than you shoot. Ammo can end up being far more valuable than your firearm collection under the right circumstances.

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