Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The Dirty Little Secret of the Australian Gun Control Law

When you hear politicians like Barack Obama praise the gun control policies of Australia, you need to be concerned. They talk glowingly about the buyback program in Australia, but they leave out a crucial fact. They omit the fact that the buyback program was mandatory.....As in government SEIZURES of certain weapons.

The 1996 "National Firearms Buyback Scheme" seized 660,959 long guns, mostly semi-automatic rimfire rifles (hunting rifles) and shotguns as well as pump-action shotguns, and a smaller proportion of higher powered or military type (AR-15 type) semi-automatic rifles.

The payments from the Commonwealth for the buyback program were conditional on the States and Territories introducing firearms laws and regulations consistent with the National Firearms Agreement. No licenses for SELF-DEFENSE are allowed under these laws.

The 2003 handgun buyback seized about 50,000 licensed target pistols. New handgun laws made illegal target pistols of greater than .38 caliber and handguns with barrels less than 120mm (semi-automatic) or 100mm (revolvers) such as pocket pistols. Paintball guns are even restricted in Australia. Paintball guns are considered as a 'Category A' weapon and a "Genuine Reason" must be provided to own a Category A firearm.

If the United States were to implement the Australian gun control method, it would violate the Second Amendment. If politicians and gun control advocates tell you they want the Aussie gun control policies, they are telling you they want to seize your weapons. They don't want to seize anti-tank weapons or flame throwers, no, they want your hunting rifles, shotguns and most handguns.

When Australia mandated their citizens to turn over their weapons, do you think the criminals complied? Hell no they didn't. Law abiding Aussies were the ones that were disarmed and the crackheads and murderers kept their weapons.

The next time you hear someone tell you that we should adopt the common sense Aussie gun control policies, ask them if they are in favor of gun confiscation. Many of those proclaiming to want this policy may not know the details. However, I can assure you Barack Obama knows the details and he is on record saying he favors such a policy.

I can just hear the Democrats as they debate an American version of the Aussie plan...we have to pass the law to see what's in it. And after we see what's in it, we're screwed.

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Saturday, September 12, 2015

Putin's Military Buildup in Syria Continues Unabated

Putin has dispatched the giant Dmitri Donskoy TK-20 nuclear submarine and it is currently on its way to Syrian waters. The TK-20 is a ballistic missile submarine and it’s the largest submarine in the world. This particular sub can carry 20 Bulava ICBM’s with 200 nuclear warheads. I guess the Dmitri could be used to launch cruise missiles against rebel and terrorist targets, but using this sub for that purpose would be a little overkill.
In addition to the Donskoy, Russia is sending a squadron of five Russian naval ships equipped with guided missiles and they are set to conduct military maneuvers off the Syrian coast. On Friday, the Russians called for military-to-military cooperation with the United States to avert "unintended incidents" as it stages navy exercises off the coast of Syria.
President Obama once again warned Putin against doubling down on his support for the Assad regime and once again Putin ignored our weak president’s demands. The Russian SA-22 Pantsir-S1 anti-air missiles are also reportedly on their way to Syria as well. The SA-22 is a combined short to medium range surface-to-air missile and anti-aircraft artillery weapon system. And again, this is not the type of weapons system that would make much sense against terrorist or rebel forces.
These weapons systems are meant to deter American and/or Israeli military forces and they are intended to send a message to our Commander-in-Chief. President Obama is a weak leader and Putin and the other despots of the world know it. The Russians will continue to build up their forces in the region and the Iranians and Hezbollah will join forces with the Russian Marines in short order.

According to Fox News: Russia's military build-up in Syria has grown to include the shipment of a half-dozen highly sophisticated battle tanks -- and more troops -- a defense official told Fox News, in what the source called the "first clear sign of offensive weapons arriving in Syria."
The Pentagon has now tracked a total of 15 Russian Antonov-124 Condor flights into Syria, reflecting a steady stream of military cargo into Syria. According to the latest intelligence, this also includes the arrival of two more Russian cargo ships, containing the tanks.
Up to this point, the official said, the Russian cargo and weapons that have been delivered to Syria could be viewed as defensive in nature. The arrival of tanks cannot be viewed this way.
The official said that Russian offensive operations could launch from Bassel Al-Assad International Airport "very soon."
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