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My Speech at the Oak Harbor City Council meeting on 02/05/2013

Mr. Mayor, members of the council, Citizens of Oak Harbor, and of the United States, I come to you tonight with a heavy heart. I see a beautiful country divided and conflicted. I see a constitution being eroded… Read More

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A Tough Solution: Solving the Gun Problem

I’ve taken some criticism for discrediting gun control measures that have been submitted with the goal of preventing crime and saving lives. My goal here is to present some difficult solutions that I think will work. Right up… Read More

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Creating Criminals Out of Thin Air

Ayn Rand once wrote, “There’s no way to rule innocent men. The only power government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren’t enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things… Read More

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Putting Gun Control to Bed

“I don’t think legitimate sportsmen are going to say, ‘I need an assault weapon to go hunting,’” Cuomo said, according to the New York Times. “There is a balance here — I understand the rights of gun owners;… Read More

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Debate Leaves Gunowners With No Clear Option

If only militaries are permitted to have the kinds of weapons that ensure personal and collective self defense, the existence of absolute tyrannies would never be overthrown. Look at the history of many of the African and Arab… Read More

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Six Reasons to Vote Like Your Rights Depended On It

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Repeal the Second Amendment?!

I was reading a story today over at the York Daily Review, a Pennsylvania news site, and figured it’s about time I wrote another post to put some more reality on the internet.

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NY Times Misleads Readers On Concealed Carry

I read this story in the New York Times by Michael Luo called “Guns in Public, and Out of Sight.” To the casual reader, it would appear that the recent surge in legalized concealed carry is responsible for… Read More

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Wisconsin’s Gun Grabbers Grasping at Straws

Earlier this year, the Wisconsin government recognized that founding document that recognizes the rights of Americans to “keep and bear arms.” For the first time, its citizens were able to own concealed weapons. And the liberals wept. Since… Read More

Drawing Winners

I want to tell everyone that contributed to the latest coffee drive that I truly appreciate your help. This will probably be my last coffee shipment while I’m here in Huntsville, but I hope to be able to… Read More

Ranger Up & ASP Support The 2nd Amendment

[UPDATE: All entrants must agree to allow their submission to be posted on A Soldier’s Perspective and/or the Ranger Up blog to be eligible.] I love being a Soldier. I love being a Soldier because my entire purpose… Read More