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A Russian writes: "Americans, Never Give Up Your Guns"

Posted by on Dec. 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM
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28.12.2012 12:15

By Stanislav Mishin

These days, there are few few things to admire about the socialist, bankrupt and culturally degenerating USA, but at least so far, one thing remains: the right to bear arms and use deadly force to defend one's self and possessions.

This will probably come as a total shock to most of my Western readers, but at one point, Russia was one of the most heavily armed societies on earth. This was, of course, when we were free under the Tsar. Weapons, from swords and spears to pistols, rifles and shotguns were everywhere, common items. People carried them concealed, they carried them holstered. Fighting knives were a prominent part of many traditional attires and those little tubes crisscrossing on the costumes of Cossacks and various Caucasian peoples? Well those are bullet holders for rifles.

Various armies, such as the Poles, during the Смута (Times of Troubles), or Napoleon, or the Germans even as the Tsarist state collapsed under the weight of WW1 and Wall Street monies, found that holding Russian lands was much much harder than taking them and taking was no easy walk in the park but a blood bath all its own. In holding, one faced an extremely well armed and aggressive population Hell bent on exterminating or driving out the aggressor.

This well armed population was what allowed the various White [non-Communist] factions to rise up, no matter how disorganized politically and militarily they were in 1918 and wage a savage civil war against the Reds. It should be noted that many of these armies were armed peasants, villagers, farmers and merchants, protecting their own. If it had not been for Washington's clandestine support of and for the Reds, history would have gone quite differently.

Moscow fell, for example, not from a lack of weapons to defend it, but from the lying guile of the Reds. Ten thousand Reds took Moscow and were opposed only by some few hundreds of officer cadets and their instructors. Even then the battle was fierce and losses high. However, in the city alone, at that time, lived over 30,000 military officers (both active and retired), all with their own issued weapons and ammunition, plus tens of thousands of other citizens who were armed. The Soviets promised to leave them all alone if they did not intervene. They did not and for that were asked afterwards to come register themselves and their weapons: where they were promptly shot.

Of course being savages, murderers and liars does not mean being stupid and the Reds learned from their Civil War experience. One of the first things they did was to disarm the population. From that point, mass repression, mass arrests, mass deportations, mass murder, mass starvation were all a safe game for the powers that were. The worst they had to fear was a pitchfork in the guts or a knife in the back or the occasional hunting rifle. Not much for soldiers.

To this day, with the Soviet Union now dead 21 years, with a whole generation born and raised to adulthood without the SU, we are still denied our basic and traditional rights to self defense. Why? We are told that everyone would just start shooting each other and crime would be everywhere....but criminals are still armed and still murdering and to often, especially in the far regions, those criminals wear the uniforms of the police. The fact that everyone would start shooting is also laughable when statistics are examined.

While President Putin pushes through reforms, the local authorities, especially in our vast hinterland, do not feel they need to act like they work for the people. They do as they please, a tyrannical class who knows they have absolutely nothing to fear from a relatively unarmed population. This in turn breeds not respect but absolute contempt and often enough, criminal abuse.

For those of us fighting for our traditional rights, the US 2nd Amendment is a rare light in an ever darkening room. Governments will use the excuse of trying to protect the people from maniacs and crime, but are in reality, it is the bureaucrats protecting their power and position. In all cases where guns are banned, gun crime continues and often increases. As for maniacs, be it nuts with cars (NYC, Chapel Hill NC), swords (Japan), knives (China) or home made bombs (everywhere), insane people strike. They throw acid (Pakistan, UK), they throw fire bombs (France), they attack. What is worse, is, that the best way to stop a maniac is not psychology or jail or "talking to them", it is a bullet in the head, that is why they are a maniac, because they are incapable of living in reality or stopping themselves.

The excuse that people will start shooting each other is also plain and silly. So it is our politicians saying that our society is full of incapable adolescents who can never be trusted? Then, please explain how we can trust them or the police, who themselves grew up and came from the same culture?

No it is about power and a total power over the people. There is a lot of desire to bad mouth the Tsar, particularly by the Communists, who claim he was a tyrant, and yet under him we were armed and under the progressives disarmed. Do not be fooled by a belief that progressives, leftists hate guns. Oh, no, they do not. What they hate is guns in the hands of those who are not marching in lock step of their ideology. They hate guns in the hands of those who think for themselves and do not obey without question. They hate guns in those whom they have slated for a barrel to the back of the ear.

So, do not fall for the false promises and do not extinguish the light that is left to allow humanity a measure of self respect.

Stanislav Mishin

Link: http://english.**********/opinion/columnists/28-12-2012/123335-americans_guns-0/#

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blondekosmic15
by Blonde on Dec. 31, 2012 at 12:55 PM
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Thank you for sharing Sally. Valuable advice from a person who knows the severe consequences. I have read & studied Communism since 1978. Communism is intrinsically evil. Responsible for the deaths of millions of innocent ppl including women & children during the 20th Century and beyond. A good friend of mine { passed away } escaped a Communist Country several yrs ago. The horror stories she shared with me I cannot repeat here.

Ednarooni160
by Eds on Dec. 31, 2012 at 1:05 PM
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Of course being savages, murderers and liars does not mean being stupid and the Reds learned from their Civil War experience. One of the first things they did was to disarm the population

TCgirlatheart
by TC on Dec. 31, 2012 at 1:06 PM
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Fear-mongering 101 compare something to Nazi Germany or Communist Russia or socialist Europe.
If there ever IS a move to actually take guns from the populace, I will be right there protesting. Until then, these various OP-eds do nothing to actually encourage education, discussion, or compromise on either side. It's all finger pointing and "Yeah! Yeah!"
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jcribb16
by Primrose Foxglove on Dec. 31, 2012 at 1:07 PM
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Thank you, too, for sharing this.  I am very thankful our Fore Fathers had the insight to provide our Constitution for us - there is no telling where we may be today if they hadn't.  Now we pray to keep our Constitution from being trampled, changed, and/or destroyed, by those who wish to push their restrictive agendas on the people.

Natesmom507
by Member on Dec. 31, 2012 at 1:14 PM
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President Obama on Sunday said he would make gun control a priority in his new term, pledging to put his “full weight” behind passing new restrictions on firearms in 2013.

“I'm going to be putting forward a package and I'm going to be putting my full weight behind it,” Obama said in an interview aired on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “I'm going to be making an argument to the American people about why this is important and why we have to do everything we can to make sure that something like what happened at Sandy Hook Elementary does not happen again.”

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/274881-obama-hopes-to-enact-new-gun-control-measures-in-2013 

 Get ready to do some protesting TCgirlaheart.

blondekosmic15
by Blonde on Dec. 31, 2012 at 1:22 PM
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Quoting Ednarooni160:



Of course being savages, murderers and liars does not mean being stupid and the Reds learned from their Civil War experience. One of the first things they did was to disarm the population

I have read many accts about Communism. Talked to those who lived under the hammer & sickle. A famous saying during the 20th Century, 'better dead than red' had significant meaning during this time in history.

jcribb16
by Primrose Foxglove on Dec. 31, 2012 at 1:24 PM
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But that's where things start small and work diligently towards their goals.  This issue currently going on here may not mean that we will be disarmed, personally, but to make sure that those guns with excess amount of rounds are banned from getting into wrong hands. However, they will be found by those who know connections and who care nothing for laws.

Then there will be a next step, and another, until eventually (hoping not, though) they will reach their goals.  There have been civil wars and other things such as protests and riots, etc., and it doesn't mean it cannot or will not happen again.

My point is that people need to stay aware of what is happening, especially when things are happening behind secret and closed doors, where the citizens have no input or are able to approve/disapprove.

This administration has already proven not to respect and abide by our Constitution, and therefore, cannot be trusted to totally be honest and forthcoming with the people.  They are supposed to be working for us and for the best for our people and nation, but appear bent on working for their own agendas and goals of inserting the gov't more over the people and gradually taking over.  Awareness and knowledge of what is going on is being prepared for defending our Constitution, with our rights and freedoms.

Quoting TCgirlatheart:

Fear-mongering 101 compare something to Nazi Germany or Communist Russia or socialist Europe.
If there ever IS a move to actually take guns from the populace, I will be right there protesting. Until then, these various OP-eds do nothing to actually encourage education, discussion, or compromise on either side. It's all finger pointing and "Yeah! Yeah!"


blondekosmic15
by Blonde on Dec. 31, 2012 at 1:25 PM
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Quoting jcribb16:

Thank you, too, for sharing this.  I am very thankful our Fore Fathers had the insight to provide our Constitution for us - there is no telling where we may be today if they hadn't.  Now we pray to keep our Constitution from being trampled, changed, and/or destroyed, by those who wish to push their restrictive agendas on the people.

 

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SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Dec. 31, 2012 at 1:28 PM
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Hello? - This is a Russian citizen who knows the history of his own country, commenting on the freedom of our 2nd Amendment. The article was printed in Pravda - if you can believe it - and was translated from the Russian. 

So are you saying it is fearmongering for a Russian to accurately tell the history of his own country?


Quoting TCgirlatheart:

Fear-mongering 101 compare something to Nazi Germany or Communist Russia or socialist Europe.
If there ever IS a move to actually take guns from the populace, I will be right there protesting. Until then, these various OP-eds do nothing to actually encourage education, discussion, or compromise on either side. It's all finger pointing and "Yeah! Yeah!"


Ednarooni160
by Eds on Dec. 31, 2012 at 1:28 PM
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Quoting jcribb16:

But that's where things start small and work diligently towards their goals.  This issue currently going on here may not mean that we will be disarmed, personally, but to make sure that those guns with excess amount of rounds are banned from getting into wrong hands. However, they will be found by those who know connections and who care nothing for laws.

Then there will be a next step, and another, until eventually (hoping not, though) they will reach their goals.  There have been civil wars and other things such as protests and riots, etc., and it doesn't mean it cannot or will not happen again.

My point is that people need to stay aware of what is happening, especially when things are happening behind secret and closed doors, where the citizens have no input or are able to approve/disapprove.

This administration has already proven not to respect and abide by our Constitution, and therefore, cannot be trusted to totally be honest and forthcoming with the people.  They are supposed to be working for us and for the best for our people and nation, but appear bent on working for their own agendas and goals of inserting the gov't more over the people and gradually taking over.  Awareness and knowledge of what is going on is being prepared for defending our Constitution, with our rights and freedoms.

Quoting TCgirlatheart:

Fear-mongering 101 compare something to Nazi Germany or Communist Russia or socialist Europe.
If there ever IS a move to actually take guns from the populace, I will be right there protesting. Until then, these various OP-eds do nothing to actually encourage education, discussion, or compromise on either side. It's all finger pointing and "Yeah! Yeah!"


Excellent points..

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