Sit down kids and let me tell you a tale, about a reasonable man driven to do unreasonable things.
With news of Virginia legislators seeking to further impose on the Second Amendment Rights of it’s citizens, we are further reminded of the tale of Marvin Heemeyer.
Marvin Heemeyer was a man who owned a muffler shop in Granby Colorado. The city council ordained to approve the construction of a concrete factory in the lot across from Marvin's shop. In the process this blocked the only access road to the muffler shop. Marvin petitioned to stop the construction to no avail. Petitioned to construct a new access road, and even bought the heavy machinery to do so himself. Denied.
The concrete factory went up in disregard to the ramifications on Marvin's business. To add insult to injury, the factory construction disconnected the muffler shop from the city sewage lines. An indifferent city government then chose to fine Marvin for this.
His business and livelihood were in ruin. Rather than lie down and die, Marvin chose to fight back. Over the course of a year and a half Marvin secretly outfitted the bulldozer he bought to save his business with three foot thick steel and concrete armor, camera systems guarded with bulletproof glass.
On June 4th 2004 Marvin Heemeyer lowered the armored shell over top of himself, entombing himself inside the Killdozer to make his last stand.
He burst fourth from the walls of his muffler shop and straight into the concrete factory that ruined his business. Over the course of the next several hours Marvin drove his Killdozer through 13 buildings owned by those officials that had wronged him, including the city council building itself.
Swat teams swarmed the dozer, but it proved immune to small arms fire and even explosives. Another piece of heavy machinery was even brought out to fight the Killdozer, but it too fell to the dozers righteous fury.
In the end, Marvin's Killdozer became trapped in one of the buildings it was built to destroy. Marvin chose to take his life, the only life he took that day.
Today we celebrate Killdozer day and Marvin Heemeyer, the last great American folk hero. A man driven to the brink who chose to fight back against an indifferent system.
From notes left behind after his passing:
"I was always willing to be reasonable until I had to be unreasonable. Sometimes reasonable men must do unreasonable things."
When injustice becomes the law, resistance becomes duty
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“Sic Semper Tyrannis”
Those words are stamped on the state seal of Virginia. Above those words lies a fallen king, his crown removed from his head and resting in the dirt just to stage left. Above him with a foot on the chest of the dead king, spear in hand, stands a patriot.
The phrase is Latin and translates to “Thus always to tyrants.” It is enshrined in the very fabric of Virginia to bring down tyrants. Oath breakers. Those who would try to lord over other men.
The Virginian government is playing a dangerous game.
So far, more than 100 counties and municipalities have come out and declared their territory to be a Second Amendment Sanctuary. Mark Herring (D), the Attorney General of Virginia, has issued an AG’s opinion that those ordinances and resolutions have no “legal” effect. Mr. Herring, I submit that they were never meant to have legal effect. They are an announcement of purpose. Thus always to tyrants.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has stated his intention to use the newly elected state government, in which Democrats have control for the first time since 1996, to pass magazine capacity limits, red flag laws, “assault” weapon bans, and a one-handgun-a-month law. Governor Northam, the people you serve are delivering you a warning. Thus always to tyrants.
Representative Gerry Connolly (D, VA) has this to say about forcing law enforcement officers to comply with enforcement of the coming laws, “I would hope they either resign in good conscience, because they cannot uphold the law which they are sworn to uphold, or they're prosecuted for failure to fulfill their oath. The law is the law. If that becomes the law, you don't have a choice, not if you're a sworn officer of the law.” Sheriff Scott Jenkins of Culpepper County has pledged to deputize thousands of citizens to circumvent the laws. Listen to what law enforcement is saying. They are telling you they will stand with the people. Thus always to tyrants.
Representative Donald McEachin threatened to cut off funding to counties who refuse to enforce these laws when he said, “They certainly risk funding, because if the sheriff's department is not going to enforce the law, they're going to lose money. The counties' attorneys offices are not going to have the money to prosecute because their prosecutions are going to go down.” In response more than 75 counties have passed Second Amendment Sanctuary ordinances. Thus always to tyrants.
Rep. McEachin further threatened, “I'm not the governor, but the governor may have to nationalize the National Guard to enforce the law. That's his call, because I don't know how serious these counties are and how severe the violations of law will be. But that's obviously an option he has.” In response Tazwell County passed an Order of Militia. Thousands of police, veterans, and citizens have emailed Law Enforcement Today, who is leading the charge on reporting about this, that they will join the militia to defend the constitution. Thus always to tyrants.
Virginian politicians, tyranny has been attempted before here. Our people, the quiet minority is rising up all around you. Stand down, and save us all from the horrors of what will come if you continue on your path.
I understand that you are trying to curb violence, but the violence around us is a heart problem, not a gun problem. You cannot solve it by taking guns. Or trying to and getting a lot of people on both sides killed.
But if you must, then remember the words of Thomas Jefferson, “What country can preserve it's liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon, and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.”
Sic Semper Tyrannis
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You’ve heard the story. A Presidential administration is misused, power misused, and even the threat of withholding the taxpayer’s foreign aid in an effort to get what they want.
Another time it specifically went to a foreign power and requested information on his political opponent for the upcoming election.
Once he threatened to withhold aid to get a family member out of hot water.
And that was just the Obama Administration!
If Trump is the new threshold for impeachment, we should then retroactively impeach Bush and Obama (Clinton impeached himself).
I look forward to future presidents who will get impeached with such lack of evidence, leaning only on hearsay.
What’s that? It won’t happen?
Probably not. You see. Trump is hated. More hated than any other president. Why? He’s an outsider. Impeachment has been the goal since he was sworn in.
And that’s the problem.
Impeachment is a process, not a conclusion. The inquiry is a fact-finding mission. It is a way of gathering information and delivering it that information the public.
Having said that, we knew what the House’s intended conclusion was and we know how it would play out, solely along partisan lines.
Pardon me as I speak for a taxpayer for a second. If my tax dollars are going to be wasted in foreign countries that provide no value to my safety and security and IF they are going to be withheld from that country for something... I’d rather it be to expose corruption. I’d rather it show how billions of past tax dollars were also used, not for the taxpayer’s gain, but for the politician’s gain.
The media has been beating the Orange Man Bad drums for years. Unelected bureaucrats within powerful intelligence agencies have conspired. US citizens probably have a good case to bring a class action lawsuit against the media as we no longer receive ‘news’ but instead blatant lies told eloquently.
Also, there was never Russia collusion. It was just building a narrative. The only Russian crime that was actually articulated was the DNC server hack. And those servers still haven’t been evaluated or investigated by FBI, NSA, or law enforcement...
Read books that are evidenced and lack opinion and spin. Like this one.
Looks like Trump will end up as the only President ever to be impeached and then re-elected in a landslide. I never voted for the guy and still won’t. But I’ll laugh when he does.
History will laugh at us. Most Americans believe the bullshit they’re told. We literally just had Democrats impeach a sitting President for trying to expose crime and corruption as they were running the candidate (Biden) who committed the actual crime and corruption.
When the next Democratic President is elected (or establishment republican), you’ll see they aren’t held to the same standard. Sad.
Hoplite Armor Condemns Police Using Civilians For Cover. Creates promo code "ZEROBOOTSLICKED" for 20% off
Following a public outcry after Miramar Florida Police Officers killed 4 in a deadly shootout, many are seeking answers as to why the decision to shoot hundreds of rounds during rush hour traffic was chosen.
The Founder and CEO of Hoplite Armor was one of those that questioned the "Protect and Serve" mantra of the police force as the entire tragedy unfolded on live TV.
After he experienced the predictable Thin Blue Line backlash and threats of boycotting his product, he wrote the following.
My name is Lyman Bishop. I'm the Founder and CEO of Hoplite Armor, as well as the engineer responsible for the design and development of all our custom armor solutions. I'm also the man responsible for posting various things online that have recently offended a lot of police officers.
First let me say I am not anti police as many would have you believe, but rather I put the the American people first in every circumstance. I believe in the United States Constitution and as such I recognize that it is We the People who are, or should be, in full control of this nation. If We the People take issue with our government or law enforcement, it is our right, even our sacred duty, to speak out boldly and without concern for the consequences brought on by tyrants.
Over the last few days I have been slandered, lied about, conspired against and even threatened with physical harm, by police officers, for speaking out against the events in Florida where police opened fire on 2 criminals in stand still traffic using civilians as human shields, resulting in the Deaths of 2 innocent people. UPS driver Frank Ordonez and Family Man Richard Cutshaw.
The idea that such a thing could happen on US soil is almost beyond belief, but what's worse is the position of many of those in law enforcement who show no remorse and target those of us who speak out.
Whenever the people stand up against police misconduct we are told to mind our own business, to stay in our lane or that we are Monday Morning Quarterbacks. We are told that unless we have done the job ourselves we have no right to speak out. This is heresy! We the People have every right to speak up against anything that takes place in this country, or for that matter, anything on the planet. Make no mistake, this event will prove to be the defining moment where people take sides. Youre either a bootlicking, redcoat or a free citizen of the United States.
We the People are the single most powerful and influential group of people in human history. We are better educated, and better armed than any group of people that has ever existed and the world would be wise not to stand in our way. That includes our so called authorities here at home.
For too long we have sat idly by and allowed our nation to be picked apart by vultures. Now is the time to stand up and be counted. For years I have felt called by God to run for Governor of Montana but I had to wait for the right time. That time has finally come and I would encourage all of you who are like minded to do the same in your states. What office you seek is unimportant. Only that you get involved and take back whatever power you can. Its time we take back our country and our rightful place in the world.
My position is simple, the rights of the people shall not be infringed. If I am elected we will have constitutional carry for every law abiding citizen on day one. I will also ban the National Firearms Act. The very thought that our rights should be held hostage, subject to bureaucratic paperwork and fees is an abomination to our traditions and our culture of freedom and individual liberties.
Where we go from here is not up to me. I will leave it to you, the People, to decide our fate, but I can promise you one thing. There are NO other candidates, in Montana or anywhere else, that are willing to draw a line in the sand and put themselves in between you and tyranny like I will.
God bless America
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