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    Local Paper Publishes My 2A Rights/Obama Views

    The Canton Repository was asking readers "What would you say to Obama, face to face?" and then ran some of the answers in an article published Monday. As part of my personal plan to use internet, radio, TV, word of mouth, snail mail and even newsprint as a way of portraying 2A rights as a polittical third rail, I wroth them a short letter and they ran it!

    Here is the link, and the text;

    http://cantonrep.com/index.php?ID=44...subCategoryID=

    I would invite him to go shooting with myself and some friends. We would also take a little time between shots to have brief history lessons.

    I would make it clear that myself, and many like me, instantly determined he would never get our vote due to his disgusting stance on our Second Amendment. I would teach him as much about firearms as I could in a day, because, like most politicians, he is quite ignorant, I'm sure.

    I would explain the fundamental flaws of gun control also, but mostly make sure he understands that our right to keep and bear arms has nothing to do with hunting or sport but for defense of our property, self, family, community and country from enemies, criminals and, God forbid, our government.

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    Commendable action by you.

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    A little blunt but what the hey?
    He's a politician,he can take it!!
    Congrats on getting published.

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    Did the paper post a counter argument letter from another reader?
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    So... they didn't change anything you wrote?

    Nice job!

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    Excellent! Especially the last part about the true purpose of the 2nd Amendment.

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    First, thats a well written letter. It is good that you got it published. The newspapers want to have a bit of a relief valve once in a while so they don't over pressure their readership with leftist drivel. Hopefully more people will write to the paper because of your letter.

    I would explain the fundamental flaws of gun control also,
    Obama knows "gun control" doesn't work toward stopping crime. He doesn't care the least bit about that. He DOESN't need to be educated on that point.

    He wants YOU disarmed! He wants you disarmed because he knows full well that if he implements his Socialist program while you and the rest of the population are armed, you will resist him!

    Arguing "Gun control just doesn't work..." is a tactic to keep you busy while they work toward disarming you. Stop playing their game! Stop arguing crime statistics with the other side. When you do that you play the game by THEIR rules!

    Stand up and manfully proclaim that YOU will not be disarmed!

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    Well done. It was the most interesting one on the page, too.
    Last edited by Rose62; November 11th, 2008 at 10:42 AM. Reason: wanted to reword the whole thing!

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    A little blunt but what the hey?
    Keep in mind that the media likes terse (short, crisp, concise) statements (unless you can add a lot of emotion, then they will take almost anything).
    If you do not make a brief statement, it is seldom, if ever, published.

    I find the OPs statement a bit on the PC side, so that it would stand a chance of being published.

    We all have a First Amendment right to say what we want,
    but notice how nicely you must say it to get your opinion published.

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    Way to go!

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    Kudos to you, friend.....Way to go....
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    Excellent.

    The most distilled version that I have come across as to why we need the 2nd Amendment is because it allows us to say "No" to the government.

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    Thanks guys, no they did not change anything I wrote. The paper actually was asking for letters on "what you would say to Obama, face to face" so I took a few minutes to share my thoughts. They didn't post a counter argument but the people who comment online made sure to bash the NRA, call me a fear mongering gun nut and the like. I was supprisd it ran. Last election my county was blue, now the whole state is and the Repository is the largets paper in the county (they endorsed Obama this election).

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    Keep in mind that the media likes terse (short, crisp, concise) statements (unless you can add a lot of emotion, then they will take almost anything).
    If you do not make a brief statement, it is seldom, if ever, published.
    I totally agree, Pat.
    But is was so wonderfully blunt, I'm still surprised it saw the light of day.
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