Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) on states nullifying federal gun laws: I mean, let´s look at the context of nullification. Nullification was last used by Southern states to try to eviscerate Civil Rights legislation, to try to prevent states from basically enforcing desegregation and frankly, I think history will look back on this round of nullification as kindly as it did on the last round. It is laughable also because it is a total bastardization of the Second Amendment. The Second Amendment is not an absolute right, not a God given right, always had conditions upon
Comments: Oh really? And the low info voters will believe everything this ignorant, lying Democrat says. I would love to see a debate between him and Mark Levin about his statement.
and I quote "That whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shown that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government, and to provide new guards for their future security." so much for Senators reading and UNDERSTANDING the constitution and the Declaration of Independence
Reply 4 - Posted by:
R. Edgar, 5/7/2013 9:38:18 AM (No. 9314381)
You are not worthy of your office, sir, as well as being in derogation of your oath. Others may call it arch treason.
What was it about then? Rabbit hunting? Hmmm... that was a great issue in the 1780s, wasn´t it? If not hunting, was it for preventing home invasions by thieves? Hmmm... that also does not seem to have been a great issue back then.
Well then, was it concern about being able to resist tyranny? Ahhhh.... that indeed was an issue back in 1780. So then, it would seem that the issue that provoked the 2nd Amendment was indeed citizens taking up arms against an evil government. This fact would indicate that Senator Chris Murphy (D) is a liar or a fool -- or both.
Yes poster lets have the debate between this dummy and Mark Levin on this topic. The other institutions which should protect the population from tyranny are corrupted. Obama tells the youth to ignore "voices" that warn against the power of government. Don´t you all know that government always does what is best for the citizens./s
Sorry to contradict the obviously over-educated Senator but that´s EXACTLY one of the MAIN reasons that we have the 2nd Amendment. Self-protection is another, and it seems that we will NEED protection from Anti-American Leftists like Chris Murphy (Dumass-CT).
Chris Murphy, who here in CT helped wreck the state with a $1.5 billion tax increase passed just after Nov. 2010. Now there´s a $450 million defecit just for the present fiscal year; the Dems spent everything and more, and held news of this deficit until one week after they were all relected in Nov. 2012 - now Murphy has moved on to DC to wreck the USA as well as CT. He has learned well from "Live Shot" Blumenthal, who taught Murphy about staying in front of cameras.
Reply 23 - Posted by:
O.S. Banker, 5/7/2013 11:56:31 AM (No. 9314652)
You have received chapter and verse citations from replys #3 and #17 regarding the incipit nature of your assertions. However, as those citations may exceed your grade level in English Comprehension, let me offer a final consideration.
This country was formed by an act of rebellion against an established government. The right to rebel against a corrupt is exactly what the framers were codifying as they had rebelled against the crown.
Thomas Jefferson, the founding father of your political party, stated that the "The tree of Liberty requires frequent watering with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants." Mr. Jefferson also opined that the interval between Revolutions should be about twenty years.
The Rights in the Bill of Rights are most definitely Rights derived from Nature and Natures G_d. If rights and benefits are granted by govenment they can be taken by government and therefore they are no longer rights but merely licenses. The founders had no intention of granting any form of license power to the central government and that is one of the reasons that they specifically prohibited Heraldry.
Finally regarding your reference to Treason, please take a look at the conditions prerequisite for the filing of a Treason Charge in the United States versus any other country in the world. YOu will find that our prerequisites are extremely restrictive. You will note that none of the leaders of the Second American Revolution was ever prosecuted on a Treason Charge.
If the Nutmeggers of your constitutiency have any understanding of the History of the United States, you will be looking for new employment opportunities in the near future.
Sen. exemplfies the brain joke floating around the internet:
A patient near death needs a new brain. Doctors tell the family a brain from a Republican can be bought for 200 dollars or one from a democrat for $20,000. The family asks why the drastic difference. The doctor replies that plenty of used republican brains are availed while the democrat brain is brand new. Democrats don´t use theirs.
Sen. Murphy is NOT using his - maybe he should donate it to charity.
When the REVOLUTION comes to this country stupidity, ignorance, insanity, and dumb interpretations will not be an acceptable plea for mercy from idiots like Murphy. He would be made a head shorter for the good of the country...the stupid citizens of his state will be looked at very closely to see if they should be allowed to roam freely without keepers...tick, tick, tick...
It is interesting to note that the founders, after leading their fellows in a successful armed revolution, still considered a monopoly of force by the government to be so dangerous that they did not trust even themselves with that power, but pointedly placed it in the hands of the public.
Of course the second amendment is intended to preserve the right of arms to the citizens. The fact is that the second amendment - in fact all the amendments that make up the bill of rights - cannot be eliminated or even negatively altered through the amendment process of the constitution because they were specifically designated as natural rights beyond the legitimate authority of any government. They were unalterable conditions upon which the constitution as a whole was ratified.
Eliminating or as the founders said, "infringing upon," the second amendment clearly invalidates the entire constitution, upon which every other enforceable law in the country is based.
Every official, including the president and the officers of the supreme court, is specifically violating his or her oaths of office if they officially advocate, lobby for, or rule against the constitution which they are sworn to support and defend.
If we still had an educational system not run by the progressives all or at least most americans would know this.
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