Wednesday, January 16, 2013


You may have to be patient with this rant.  It's been in my head all night but it very well may ramble and wander a bit more than my normal rantings.

Anyone who reads this blog on a somewhat regular basis probably knows that I have a fair handle on what the Constitutional Militia is and what it does.  It can certainly be said that while I'm not an expert, I'm better informed than the lamestream media is.

I have no problem with the average citizen militia and I probably would agree with them more often than not.  I'm not associated with one, but I would be willing to bet I'd probably get along with them and their goals pretty well.  Most of them are really just trying to help and many are actually used by local authorities in the case of search and rescue and other things where extra manpower is both needed and appreciated.

Sadly, I think that things are brewing.  No wait, scratch that, things have been brewing for 60 years or so now.  I think the boil over point is almost upon us.  I think that the time for the citizen militia to seriously start thinking about their original purpose is coming and soon.  Here, I'm going to talk about the one weakness I perceive in the whole militia thing and how I think it came to be.


I believe that there are some in government currently, that are trying to incite an armed conflict in America.  I also happen to think that if those people get their way, they're going to get their asses shot off but I'll address that later.  I think that these people seriously underestimate and fail to respect the strength of the citizen militias or constitutional militias in the various states.  They truly believe that the bulk of the people will roll over and take it.  I think they're wrong and that a significant portion of the populace have just about had enough.  I have exactly no evidence to back this up, let's just call it a feeling.

The one big stumbling block is communication.  Let me run with this, it could take a bit and be a crooked line.  The mass media has been painting the militia as a very evil monster for a decade or more.  They've become very secretive and who can really blame them.  They want to do their own thing and be left alone the same as the rest of us but they've been painted as psycho demons by an uninformed and uninterested media for a long time.  This makes things difficult on a couple counts.  One of those is recruiting.  Not really a part of this but just for fun, I'll throw out that I'd love to help where I can but I don't know who to talk to about it.  The other, as I see it, would be communications.  Who is in charge in the local area?  The region?  The state?  Nationally?

At the state level, do the militia leaders ever meet?  Have they discussed what would be considered an action level event for them?  Has this been agreed upon nationally?

I read all kinds of posts about the "jack booted thugs" but never anything about when We the People start shooting back.  the only thing I've seen on this is Mike Vanderboegh's No Fort Sumters missive which I will say I agree with.  The tyrants must be the aggressors.

I know there are plenty of folks out there that don't believe that the citizen militia could stand up against the military.  I ask them this:  Are you certain?  I believe we outnumber the current military by about 4:1.  Only a small percentage of the current military is made up of actual shooters, most of them are support and supply troops.  Do you really believe that the military would call upon the full force of their technology and firepower on US soil against US citizens?  I don't.  In fact, I expect almost 2/3 of them to not participate at all.  I don't think the current administration enjoys anywhere near the support that they think they have.  Remember what an insurgency did to the Russians in Afghanistan in the 80's?  Chased them out of the country.  Top that off with all of the political correctness nonsense that is prevalent in today's military, the sensitivity training and all and I frankly don't think they're going to have much chance against an enraged uprising by We the People.  Don't forget that percentage of the current military that are going to remember and uphold their oaths to support and defend the constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic.

Don't count out the 100's of 1000's of veterans that also remember that oath.  It doesn't have an expiration date.

If they haven't already, I think it would be wise for the various state militia units to start getting together and deciding on what the trigger point is going to be.  I think they're going to have to be ready because I think the current administration may well be deliberately trying to pull that trigger.  I hope I'm wrong, I really do but I fear I'm not and it's going to get ugly fast.

Thursday, January 03, 2013

What Have You Done

To help stop Diane Frankenfeinstein's latest attack on law abiding gun owners?  Have you written your Senators and Representatives in Washington?  Have you written your Senators and Representatives in your home states?

You may be saying, "now wait a minute here Warthog, this is a federal bill, what good would writing my state people be?" and you'd be asking a pretty fair question.  If we could get a bunch of the states to pass State resolutions telling the federal government that they will neither accept nor enforce a weapons or magazine ban and that they will not permit registration of firearms to be enforced upon their citizens, then the whores of congress might take notice.

Leave all of the other arguments aside and think about this:  If Frankenfeinstein's bill gets passed, it will make your 1911 or Sig P226 or Glock 17 or XD an NFA weapon.  If you're not familiar with what that entails, you had better look it up in a hurry.  One does not simply travel wherever one wishes to when in possession of an NFA weapon.  You conceal carry from Michigan to Florida in your car now?  You won't if this bill passes.  You can't just cross state lines with an NFA weapon.  You have to clear the movement through BATFEieio first.

Here's a chunk from it's...I mean her website:

  • Bans large-capacity ammunition feeding devices capable of accepting more than 10 rounds. 
  • Protects legitimate hunters and the rights of existing gun owners by:
    • Grandfathering weapons legally possessed on the date of enactment;
    • Exempting over 900 specifically-named weapons used for hunting or sporting purposes; and
    • Exempting antique, manually-operated, and permanently disabled weapons.
  • Requires that grandfathered weapons be registered under the National Firearms Act, to include:
    • Background check of owner and any transferee;
    • Type and serial number of the firearm;
    • Positive identification, including photograph and fingerprint;
    • Certification from local law enforcement of identity and that possession would not violate State or local law; and
    • Dedicated funding for ATF to implement registration.
Want to take a minute to notice that there is no grandfather clause included for self defense?

Please don't take this lightly.  Start writing now.