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robertreeddaly

robertreeddaly has written 52 posts for The Second Enlightenment

Nightline “Orwellian” to recognize fact that gun registration preceded confiscation in Britain,Canada & Australia


Terry Moran Lashes Out at ‘Paranoid,’ ‘Orwellian’ Fears of Gun Owners | Media Research Center http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/terry-moran-lashes-out-paranoid-orwellian-fears-gun-owners …..”TERRY MORAN: Stop scaring people? You’re scaring people with this Orwellian sense that black helicopters and the government if we register guns are going to confiscate Americans’ guns. That kind of paranoia fuels– ROVE: With all due respect, it … Continue reading

What is the motive of a FAU’s professor’s demand that students “stomp on Jesus” ? Nihilism #tcot #tlot #jcot


Ayn Rand ‘s: The Fountainhead Toohey …..”One does not reverence with a giggle”…. Envy/Hatred of the Good for Being the Good — Ayn Rand Lexicon http://aynrandlexicon.com/lexicon/envy-hatred_of_the_good_for_being_the_good.html …..” Today, we live in the Age of Envy. “Envy” is not the emotion I have in mind, but it is the clearest manifestation of an emotion that has remained … Continue reading

Death for Preaching Christ in ‘Liberated’ Libya #tcot #ccot #jcot


http://frontpagemag.com/2013/raymond-ibrahim/death-for-preaching-christ-in-liberated-libya/ …..” Four foreign Christians including one who holds American-Swedish citizenship were arrested days ago in Libya. According to the Guardian,their crime is arousing “suspicion of being missionaries& distributing Christian literature, a charge that could carry the death penalty.” Apparently the four Christians had “contracted a local printer to produce pamphlets explaining Christianity.” Proselytizing to … Continue reading

Why am I to be compelled to pay for Obama’s anti #2ndamendment brainwashing? #tcot #tlot


Holder in 1995: ‘Really brainwash people’ to be anti-gun | The Daily Caller http://dailycaller.com/2012/03/18/holder-in-1995-really-brainwash-people-to-be-anti-gun/ Raising Adam Lanza | FRONTLINE | PBS http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/raising-adam-lanza/ After Newtown | PBS http://www.pbs.org/wnet/after-newtown/ RRD: Given that Madison & Jefferson opposed proposals in Virginia to fund churches with tax dollars–even if people had the option of choosing which church their money went … Continue reading

Academic proposes ”Coercive Paternalism” #tcot #tlot #teaparty


ROBERT JAMES BIDINOTTO: A Manifesto for “Coercive Paternalism” …..” Well, comes now a $95 tome titled–are you ready?– Against Autonomy: Justifying Coercive Paternalism. http://bidinotto.blogspot.com/2013/02/a-manifesto-for-coercive-paternalism.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+RobertJamesBidinotto+(ROBERT+JAMES+BIDINOTTO)&m=1 …” The book’s product description on Amazon notes that, in America, to respect autonomy is often understood to be the chief way to bear witness to the intrinsic value of persons. … Continue reading

Obama’s hypocrisy on rights


Obama Promotes Constitutional Fallacies In Gun Control Push http://www.openmarket.org/2013/01/17/obama-promotes-constitutional-fallacies-in-gun-control-push/ RRD: Openmarket quotes the Washington Post before rebutting Obama’s argument,the whole piece is worth reading but I wish to add my own comments. ….” In making his case Wednesday for tighter controls on gun ownership, President Obama turned to the document most often cited by firearms … Continue reading

Fmr. D.C. prosecutor D.C. gun ban did not work,increased crime,persecuted innocent #secondamendment #tcot #tlot


Jeffrey Scott Shapiro: A Gun Ban That Misfired – WSJ.com http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324081704578235460300469292.html?mod=WSJ_MostPopular_US ….” As a former prosecutor in Washington, D.C., who enforced firearms and ammunition cases while a severe local gun ban was still in effect, I am skeptical of the benefits that many imagine will result from additional gun -control efforts. I dislike guns, but … Continue reading

Biden wants inoperable “smart guns”,Obama wants a “assault weapons” ban #tcot #secondamendment #tlot


Biden Wants New Technology for Guns http://www.newsmax.com/Headline/Biden-technology-guns-owners/2013/01/11/id/471059?s=al&promo_code=11EBD-1 …..” Capping three days of meetings on ways to stem gun violence in light of the Connecticut shootings last month, Vice President Joe Biden said on Friday he was interested in technology that would keep a gun from being fired by anyone other than the person who bought … Continue reading

False & Valid quotes on the #secondamendment & victim disarmament #tcot #tlot #teaparty


Whenever gun control laws are proposed defenders of the Second Amendment legitimately seek to marshal quotations from famous individuals in their defense,but according to a blog post on this website ,which purports to be a pro-Second Amendment blog,some of these quotations are false. ( I say “purports” not because I doubt them,but because I have … Continue reading

Obama seeks repeat of Clinton’s failed deal with S&W,except with Wal-Mart


White House weighs broad gun-control agenda in wake of Newtown shootings – The Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/white-house-weighs-broad-gun-control-agenda-in-wake-of-newtown-shootings/2013/01/05/d281efe0-5682-11e2-bf3e-76c0a789346f_print.html ….” One potential strategy would be to win support for specific measures from interest groups that are normally aligned with the NRA, according to one person who works closely with the administration on gun-related issues and who spoke on … Continue reading