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Previously on SBPDL: With Demographic Change, Comes Consequences: Non-White Legal Immigrants Turned Virginia Blue, Now Democrats Threaten Deploying National Guard on Predominately White Counties Refusing Gun Control

It’s always been about disarming white Americans. That’s the end goal of gun control, pushed by the Democrat Party (aided by non-white legal immigration and the monolithic black vote).

The real story of the move for making 2nd Amendment “sanctuaries” across Virginia – after gun confiscation was threatened by the incoming Democrat-controlled government – is the overall whiteness of the movement.

90% of Virginia counties have become gun “sanctuaries” in the past month and a half, and the correlation to the defense of this freedom is whiteness (and being removed from Northern Virginia, where white liberals working for the federal government and massive non-white growth / legal immigrants have turned the area blue). [Uprising: 90% of Virginia counties become gun ‘sanctuaries,’ expanding movement to nine states, Washington Examiner, December 18, 2019]:

Stirred awake by Democratic proposals to take, register, and possibly seize their legally obtained weapons, Virginia gun owners in just 43 days have pushed 90% of the state’s counties to become gun “sanctuaries,” the latest three on Monday night.

Since the Nov. 5 election that gave Democrats control of Richmond, an “organic,” pro-gun movement has prompted the governments of 86 of Virginia’s 95 counties, as well as 15 towns and cities, to adopt some type of sanctuary language, putting Gov. Ralph Northam and other liberals on notice that their gun control plans aren’t welcome.

“I did not think it would be that high of a number,” said sanctuary advocate and Culpeper County Sheriff Scott Jenkins.

“It’s an organic thing that just took off after Election Day. Elections have consequences, and this is the result. This has truly rocked the conservative, libertarian group’s core. It has really shook a lot of them awake. They are fully awake,” he told Secrets.

Remarkably, the effort has not seen a big push from the National Rifle Association. Local groups, notably the Virginia Citizens Defense League, have led the campaign that has brought thousands of gun-rights advocates to county board meetings.

It has also become the national model for the movement that has now reached Illinois, Washington, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, New Jersey, Florida, and Tennessee. Illinois is credited with starting the movement.

“What’s happening is Virginia is becoming a national story and model,” said Cam Edwards, editor of Bearing Arms and a national authority on gun laws.

Late Monday, three counties in Virginia — Stafford, Prince Edward, and York — and the town of Vinton joined the effort.

The language adopted in the movement uses words such as “Second Amendment Sanctuary” and “constitutional,” and signals that police will not enforce anti-gun laws. Proposals before the Virginia legislature include gun bans, gun registration, expanded background checks, and limits on the size of magazines that hold cartridges.

Proponents warn, however, that the resolutions do not provide legal protection against gun control measures.

Jenkins said that Richmond should instead enforce laws already on the books to target criminals, not those who use their weapons legally.

ORDER IT NOW

“It’s all part of an agenda to further take away firearms, restrict and register weapons, and there is no need for it. There are enough laws already in place on weapon restrictions. We need no new laws. We need to focus on the ones we have,” he said.

He and Edwards said that the movement is the latest evidence of the urban-rural divide.

“It’s not the NRA, as everyone might expect,” said Jenkins, who has proposed deputizing gun owners to protect their weapons from any gun grab.

Instead, he added, it is a movement of people who feel their culture and way of life are under attack.

Though the data is from 2013, this interactive map of Virginia showing the racial breakdown of each county easily provides the proof this 2nd Amendment/Gun “Sanctuary” movement spreading across the commonwealth has a racial motivation.

White people want the freedom of self-defense and the ability to have firearms. Democrats rely on the monolithic black vote and the importation of non-white legal immigrants to nullify white conservative votes.

Blacks are more likely to commit gun crime in Virginia at rate of 7.89 times that of whites, and in some cities, gun violence is exists as a social problem because black people can’t stop shooting one another.

But white gunners are too afraid of being called a racist to admit the racial reality of gun violence in Virginia, and use this data in a responsible manner when crafting social policy.

It doesn’t matter: the push for 2nd Amendment/Gun “Sanctuaries” across Virginia is entirely racially driven by whites implicitly defending their rights as a collective, while the Democrats move to confiscate/register firearms is an explicit attempt to disarm law-abiding white people.

 

 

 

 
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  1. Nice to see white America waking up to the fact that they are under threat. I look forward to when they realize at last, who that threat really is.

    • Replies: @Justvisiting
    Good to see folks getting it done locally--national institutions like NRA have become zombified at this point.
  2. It’s a glorious thing to see. Nullification is secession by increments. This is Red America separating itself from the Blue Archipelago. Let them have their rotting cities. Erect a border between them and Red America.

    • Agree: Mr. Rational, Lurker
    • Replies: @Mr. Rational

    Nullification is secession by increments.
     
    And the "progressives" can't even object on principle, since they started the whole nullification thing with "sanctuary cities".

    Of course, that won't stop them.  They're hypocrites to the core, every last one.
    , @Not Woke--Not Broke
    WorkingClass---------Red America is law abiding right up until it isn't.We won't accept gun confiscation.
    , @Reg Cæsar

    This is Red America separating itself from the Blue Archipelago. Let them have their rotting cities.
     
    The Commonwealth is unique among states in that counties do not have cities of any size, as those are independent. There are over 140 such cities in Virginia, and maybe a dozen or so in the rest of the country, including both true independent cities (e.g., St Louis, Baltimore) and city-county mergers (Indianapolis, Miami, Jacksonville).

    That makes almost every county in the Commonwealth overwhelmingly rural or small-town. States with a plethora of small rural counties, particularly Texas and Georgia, might pull off something similar, but don't hold your breath for others.

    An analogous situation is seen in Wisconsin, where incorporating villages secede from their Towns (i.e., civil towships) by default, and most "town halls" are little more than roadside sheds. Perhaps we'll see a similar movement there.

  3. Now watch the shrieks of “WHITE SUPREMACY!” and “RAAAAYCISS!” get laughed down.

    All of this is proof positive that Jim Crow did nothing wrong.

  4. @WorkingClass
    It's a glorious thing to see. Nullification is secession by increments. This is Red America separating itself from the Blue Archipelago. Let them have their rotting cities. Erect a border between them and Red America.

    Nullification is secession by increments.

    And the “progressives” can’t even object on principle, since they started the whole nullification thing with “sanctuary cities”.

    Of course, that won’t stop them.  They’re hypocrites to the core, every last one.

  5. It’s the Pajeets our government recruits (so as to immiserate its own people) that turned “Virginia” blue. Americans vote as they ever have.

  6. @Rusty nail
    Nice to see white America waking up to the fact that they are under threat. I look forward to when they realize at last, who that threat really is.

    Good to see folks getting it done locally–national institutions like NRA have become zombified at this point.

  7. Heartwarming to see this movement.

  8. If 90% of the counties are against this proposal, then how did it happen in the first place?

    • Replies: @GodHelpUs
    Liberal cities, conservative countryside. This is true for the entire country, but Virginia has an outsized urban population because of the federal bureaucracy there. Red states in flyover country also have this urban/rural political divide, but the cities are much smaller so they can't dominate state politics like this.
    , @ShermanFan
    State elections are largely direct democracies.
    National are a mix, mostly representative.

    This situation in VA is what the left wants when they intentionally call our system of Government a Democracy.
    A democracy is the simple majority, read-large urban centers, dictating what happens everywhere.

    The push back is the more appropriate system, a representative system, where in the cities themselves and counties with the cities may elect to have more strict rules, but they a) cannot supersede the COTUS, and b) restrict the civil rights under USC.

    More to that point, as weapons are property, with value, they cannot be taken by force without just compensation. Given the nature of such a transaction, stay with me here...if the value of the property, which possession within ones domicile is guanateed under the COTUS and DC v Heller, is over the statutory threshold of criminal theft, and if taken at gun point or with the threat of violent force, wherein the simple display of a firearm or simple possession during the act meets that definition, the law enforcement official, in doing so without a warrant sworn out explicit just-cause, the law enforcement agent has both committed a felony in terms of armed robbery, but also in terms of abuse of power. As such, one must ponder their reactions carefully.

    This my friends, is the issue present and both sides know it.
    , @Piglet
    Those counties are much more sparsely populated than Northern Virginia, which is very densely populated and full of Hillary- and Obama-loving liberals, as well as so many Dem-voting immigrants that you'd think you woke up in Guatemala this morning.
    , @CenTx bound
    Excellent question wildkyle. @90 percent how did it happen?
  9. @WorkingClass
    It's a glorious thing to see. Nullification is secession by increments. This is Red America separating itself from the Blue Archipelago. Let them have their rotting cities. Erect a border between them and Red America.

    WorkingClass———Red America is law abiding right up until it isn’t.We won’t accept gun confiscation.

  10. OT

    #RobberyGoneWrong

    Tessa Majors’ suspected killer, 14, bolts from car, sparking Harlem manhunt

    Majors, a musician and aspiring journalist, was allegedly grabbed, put into a chokehold and repeatedly stabbed by the trio in what cops have called a botched mugging.

  11. @WorkingClass
    It's a glorious thing to see. Nullification is secession by increments. This is Red America separating itself from the Blue Archipelago. Let them have their rotting cities. Erect a border between them and Red America.

    This is Red America separating itself from the Blue Archipelago. Let them have their rotting cities.

    The Commonwealth is unique among states in that counties do not have cities of any size, as those are independent. There are over 140 such cities in Virginia, and maybe a dozen or so in the rest of the country, including both true independent cities (e.g., St Louis, Baltimore) and city-county mergers (Indianapolis, Miami, Jacksonville).

    That makes almost every county in the Commonwealth overwhelmingly rural or small-town. States with a plethora of small rural counties, particularly Texas and Georgia, might pull off something similar, but don’t hold your breath for others.

    An analogous situation is seen in Wisconsin, where incorporating villages secede from their Towns (i.e., civil towships) by default, and most “town halls” are little more than roadside sheds. Perhaps we’ll see a similar movement there.

  12. @WILDKYLE
    If 90% of the counties are against this proposal, then how did it happen in the first place?

    Liberal cities, conservative countryside. This is true for the entire country, but Virginia has an outsized urban population because of the federal bureaucracy there. Red states in flyover country also have this urban/rural political divide, but the cities are much smaller so they can’t dominate state politics like this.

    • Replies: @AnalogMan
    Can't vouch for this myself, not being American, but I read that, in the case of Virginia, the cities are independent; i.e. not part of any county. So the counties are basically just the countryside.
  13. Only whites care about the Bill of Rights. Negros and others are more concerned with phony civil rights and other special privileges that have been bestowed upon them. As long as the welfare checks keep coming nothing else much matters.

    • Agree: Dave453, Sick of Orcs
  14. @WILDKYLE
    If 90% of the counties are against this proposal, then how did it happen in the first place?

    State elections are largely direct democracies.
    National are a mix, mostly representative.

    This situation in VA is what the left wants when they intentionally call our system of Government a Democracy.
    A democracy is the simple majority, read-large urban centers, dictating what happens everywhere.

    The push back is the more appropriate system, a representative system, where in the cities themselves and counties with the cities may elect to have more strict rules, but they a) cannot supersede the COTUS, and b) restrict the civil rights under USC.

    More to that point, as weapons are property, with value, they cannot be taken by force without just compensation. Given the nature of such a transaction, stay with me here…if the value of the property, which possession within ones domicile is guanateed under the COTUS and DC v Heller, is over the statutory threshold of criminal theft, and if taken at gun point or with the threat of violent force, wherein the simple display of a firearm or simple possession during the act meets that definition, the law enforcement official, in doing so without a warrant sworn out explicit just-cause, the law enforcement agent has both committed a felony in terms of armed robbery, but also in terms of abuse of power. As such, one must ponder their reactions carefully.

    This my friends, is the issue present and both sides know it.

    • Replies: @Not Woke--Not Broke
    Sherman Fan---------No Constitution can guarantee American's right to " Keep and Bear Arms ". No Federal,State,or Local law can guarantee our right to keep and bear arms. We the people,We the ARMED people guarantee our right to keep and bear arms. Think the war on drugs has been fun? Try taking 300 million guns away.
  15. Anonymous[344] • Disclaimer says:

    If you’re living in an area such as Virginia, Maryland,and D.C. with sanctuary cities surrounding your environs, you certainly want the ability to arm yourself. I see the changes that unmitigated immigration has brought to Virginia, but especially nova. This might be the first time I’ve actually witnessed whitey waking up. It’s a start.

  16. @WILDKYLE
    If 90% of the counties are against this proposal, then how did it happen in the first place?

    Those counties are much more sparsely populated than Northern Virginia, which is very densely populated and full of Hillary- and Obama-loving liberals, as well as so many Dem-voting immigrants that you’d think you woke up in Guatemala this morning.

    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard

    as well as so many Dem-voting immigrants that you’d think you woke up in Guatemala this morning.
     
    Sounds just like northern NJ, except here we have all the Ecuadorians, Colombians, and Peruvians you could ever ask for.
  17. OT: It had to happen sometime. Even the military is now getting into the bogus “criminal justice reform.” See:

    https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/12/19/armed-forces-to-track-race-ethnicity-and-gender-of-criminal-suspects/

    Excerpt:

    Under the defense bill, each service will for the first time be required to record and compile the data in their annual military justice reports.

    The legislation also mandates that the services conduct evaluations to identify “the causes of any racial, ethnic, or gender disparities identified in the military justice system,” and “take steps to address the causes of any such disparities.”

    • Replies: @Mr. Rational

    “take steps to address the causes of any such disparities.”
     
    Since it's largely genetic, the solution is to make sure those genes are removed from the US population.
  18. @ShermanFan
    State elections are largely direct democracies.
    National are a mix, mostly representative.

    This situation in VA is what the left wants when they intentionally call our system of Government a Democracy.
    A democracy is the simple majority, read-large urban centers, dictating what happens everywhere.

    The push back is the more appropriate system, a representative system, where in the cities themselves and counties with the cities may elect to have more strict rules, but they a) cannot supersede the COTUS, and b) restrict the civil rights under USC.

    More to that point, as weapons are property, with value, they cannot be taken by force without just compensation. Given the nature of such a transaction, stay with me here...if the value of the property, which possession within ones domicile is guanateed under the COTUS and DC v Heller, is over the statutory threshold of criminal theft, and if taken at gun point or with the threat of violent force, wherein the simple display of a firearm or simple possession during the act meets that definition, the law enforcement official, in doing so without a warrant sworn out explicit just-cause, the law enforcement agent has both committed a felony in terms of armed robbery, but also in terms of abuse of power. As such, one must ponder their reactions carefully.

    This my friends, is the issue present and both sides know it.

    Sherman Fan———No Constitution can guarantee American’s right to ” Keep and Bear Arms “. No Federal,State,or Local law can guarantee our right to keep and bear arms. We the people,We the ARMED people guarantee our right to keep and bear arms. Think the war on drugs has been fun? Try taking 300 million guns away.

    • Replies: @ShermanFan
    Exactly.

    In the late 1700s 3% took up arms against the British. It was a rule of 1/3s : 1/3 were loyalists, 1/3 were patriots, 1/3 wanted to be left alone, didn’t care, or had no opinion. Of the 1/3 that we’re loyalists, less than 3% took up arms against the patriots. After the war, the majority of loyalists moved to Canada.

    The farmers and peasants defeated the most powerful army of the world, with help, and it can be done again.

    When this all plays out, may see another great re-ordering of States.
  19. How does the white population or rural Virginia compare to the white population of West Virginia, who let the side down according to almost every metric?

    I am not a troll. This is a sincere question. I don’t live in America and the only places I have ever really visited are college towns.

  20. @Piglet
    OT: It had to happen sometime. Even the military is now getting into the bogus "criminal justice reform." See:

    https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/12/19/armed-forces-to-track-race-ethnicity-and-gender-of-criminal-suspects/

    Excerpt:

    Under the defense bill, each service will for the first time be required to record and compile the data in their annual military justice reports.

    The legislation also mandates that the services conduct evaluations to identify “the causes of any racial, ethnic, or gender disparities identified in the military justice system,” and “take steps to address the causes of any such disparities.”

    “take steps to address the causes of any such disparities.”

    Since it’s largely genetic, the solution is to make sure those genes are removed from the US population.

  21. How does the white population or rural Virginia compare to the white population of West Virginia, who let the side down according to almost every metric?

    West Virginia had fewer slave owners and did not want to fight the slave owners’ war. West Virginia is breathtakingly beautiful (mountains and rivers) but not suitable for plantation farming. The land is not flat.

  22. @Piglet
    Those counties are much more sparsely populated than Northern Virginia, which is very densely populated and full of Hillary- and Obama-loving liberals, as well as so many Dem-voting immigrants that you'd think you woke up in Guatemala this morning.

    as well as so many Dem-voting immigrants that you’d think you woke up in Guatemala this morning.

    Sounds just like northern NJ, except here we have all the Ecuadorians, Colombians, and Peruvians you could ever ask for.

    • Replies: @Jim in Jersey
    If there apartments to be had in any area of north jersey, it’s a guarantee there are 15 or more central/South Americans living in it. You will see them walking or biking on the major arteries like 46, 23, 3, 17, etc.. in order to get to their jobs at the highway and suburb-based restaurants.

    Then restaurant owners themselves rent rooms for them where they live and sleep a dozen or more to a room. Quit your job, lose your place to stay.

    Not that I’m feeling sorry for them, just pointing to the obvious fact that they’re being recruited by business as a cost cutting tool. Law enforcement turns a blind eye because throwing them out would pretty much shut down every restaurant in the state.
  23. Some really good news here.

    It goes to show that we still may have the ability to fight back–but only if we stick together.

    Very promising to see law enforcement standing up for the constitution for a change and telling the political whores to f—- off.

    And I love the concept of sanctuary 2nd amendment counties. Doing to the left what the left has been doing to the historic American nation.

    The key difference is that gun ownership is a protected constitutional right, while giving illegals sanctuary is not a protected constitutional right.

    • Replies: @Mr. Rational

    The key difference is that gun ownership is a protected constitutional right
     
    Arguably, gun seizure is "violation of civil rights under color of law", which is a Federal felony (42 U.S.C. §1983).  Nail the governor, legislators and all cops who don't come down with "blue flu" for that plus conspiracy, round 'em up and hold them without bail.
    , @Jim in Jersey
    Hey, we just had our governor allow illegals to legally acquire drivers licenses in our state.

    As long as ‘leaders’ like that can attain office, we have no chance of fixing larger issues.

    We need (rhymes with ‘dope’ is like a heavier string and is too suggestive for this website), not hope!
  24. @The Wild Geese Howard

    as well as so many Dem-voting immigrants that you’d think you woke up in Guatemala this morning.
     
    Sounds just like northern NJ, except here we have all the Ecuadorians, Colombians, and Peruvians you could ever ask for.

    If there apartments to be had in any area of north jersey, it’s a guarantee there are 15 or more central/South Americans living in it. You will see them walking or biking on the major arteries like 46, 23, 3, 17, etc.. in order to get to their jobs at the highway and suburb-based restaurants.

    Then restaurant owners themselves rent rooms for them where they live and sleep a dozen or more to a room. Quit your job, lose your place to stay.

    Not that I’m feeling sorry for them, just pointing to the obvious fact that they’re being recruited by business as a cost cutting tool. Law enforcement turns a blind eye because throwing them out would pretty much shut down every restaurant in the state.

  25. @lavoisier
    Some really good news here.

    It goes to show that we still may have the ability to fight back--but only if we stick together.

    Very promising to see law enforcement standing up for the constitution for a change and telling the political whores to f---- off.

    And I love the concept of sanctuary 2nd amendment counties. Doing to the left what the left has been doing to the historic American nation.

    The key difference is that gun ownership is a protected constitutional right, while giving illegals sanctuary is not a protected constitutional right.

    The key difference is that gun ownership is a protected constitutional right

    Arguably, gun seizure is “violation of civil rights under color of law”, which is a Federal felony (42 U.S.C. §1983).  Nail the governor, legislators and all cops who don’t come down with “blue flu” for that plus conspiracy, round ’em up and hold them without bail.

    • Replies: @Piglet
    "Civil rights violation" or not, I don't see the governor or his cronies backing down on this one. Usually politicians take such actions when the public is reeling immediately after a mass shooting and they know their 2A enemies are on the defensive. This time it's just "We have the governor's mansion and now the legislature, and you will do as we damned well tell you, or you will pay dearly." It's arrogant, dictatorial and in-your-face. A lot of ego is on the line and I don't think the governor intends to lose (black) face by backing down. This has the potential of becoming very ugly and violent all across the state as the Dems show us who is now in charge.

    Bloomberg and Soros didn't throw a lot of money into the last election just to let things continue as they were. They expect to see results from the Dems assuming office next month, and I expect the Dems will deliver.
  26. @Mr. Rational

    The key difference is that gun ownership is a protected constitutional right
     
    Arguably, gun seizure is "violation of civil rights under color of law", which is a Federal felony (42 U.S.C. §1983).  Nail the governor, legislators and all cops who don't come down with "blue flu" for that plus conspiracy, round 'em up and hold them without bail.

    “Civil rights violation” or not, I don’t see the governor or his cronies backing down on this one. Usually politicians take such actions when the public is reeling immediately after a mass shooting and they know their 2A enemies are on the defensive. This time it’s just “We have the governor’s mansion and now the legislature, and you will do as we damned well tell you, or you will pay dearly.” It’s arrogant, dictatorial and in-your-face. A lot of ego is on the line and I don’t think the governor intends to lose (black) face by backing down. This has the potential of becoming very ugly and violent all across the state as the Dems show us who is now in charge.

    Bloomberg and Soros didn’t throw a lot of money into the last election just to let things continue as they were. They expect to see results from the Dems assuming office next month, and I expect the Dems will deliver.

    • Replies: @By-tor
    I agree. The DEM Establishment sees disarmament as task number one after taking control of executive, legislative and judicial branches in Virginia. Since the US Left already controls most universities, the DEMs can umpire the whole government baseball diamond in Virginia. The political argument about AR15 and AK variant ownership by Virginians is suddenly pretty serious and seems likely to move into an executive police action phase of some sort.
  27. @Piglet
    "Civil rights violation" or not, I don't see the governor or his cronies backing down on this one. Usually politicians take such actions when the public is reeling immediately after a mass shooting and they know their 2A enemies are on the defensive. This time it's just "We have the governor's mansion and now the legislature, and you will do as we damned well tell you, or you will pay dearly." It's arrogant, dictatorial and in-your-face. A lot of ego is on the line and I don't think the governor intends to lose (black) face by backing down. This has the potential of becoming very ugly and violent all across the state as the Dems show us who is now in charge.

    Bloomberg and Soros didn't throw a lot of money into the last election just to let things continue as they were. They expect to see results from the Dems assuming office next month, and I expect the Dems will deliver.

    I agree. The DEM Establishment sees disarmament as task number one after taking control of executive, legislative and judicial branches in Virginia. Since the US Left already controls most universities, the DEMs can umpire the whole government baseball diamond in Virginia. The political argument about AR15 and AK variant ownership by Virginians is suddenly pretty serious and seems likely to move into an executive police action phase of some sort.

  28. @Not Woke--Not Broke
    Sherman Fan---------No Constitution can guarantee American's right to " Keep and Bear Arms ". No Federal,State,or Local law can guarantee our right to keep and bear arms. We the people,We the ARMED people guarantee our right to keep and bear arms. Think the war on drugs has been fun? Try taking 300 million guns away.

    Exactly.

    In the late 1700s 3% took up arms against the British. It was a rule of 1/3s : 1/3 were loyalists, 1/3 were patriots, 1/3 wanted to be left alone, didn’t care, or had no opinion. Of the 1/3 that we’re loyalists, less than 3% took up arms against the patriots. After the war, the majority of loyalists moved to Canada.

    The farmers and peasants defeated the most powerful army of the world, with help, and it can be done again.

    When this all plays out, may see another great re-ordering of States.

    • Replies: @Not Woke--Not Broke
    I can sort of identify with the 1/3 of colonists that just wanted to be left alone.However,as the revolt against England intensified,the most dangerous place to be was sitting on the proverbial fence.We are almost to that point again.
  29. @lavoisier
    Some really good news here.

    It goes to show that we still may have the ability to fight back--but only if we stick together.

    Very promising to see law enforcement standing up for the constitution for a change and telling the political whores to f---- off.

    And I love the concept of sanctuary 2nd amendment counties. Doing to the left what the left has been doing to the historic American nation.

    The key difference is that gun ownership is a protected constitutional right, while giving illegals sanctuary is not a protected constitutional right.

    Hey, we just had our governor allow illegals to legally acquire drivers licenses in our state.

    As long as ‘leaders’ like that can attain office, we have no chance of fixing larger issues.

    We need (rhymes with ‘dope’ is like a heavier string and is too suggestive for this website), not hope!

    • Replies: @Boy the way Glenn Miller played
    I know what you mean. My comments end up in purgatory whenever I suggest alternative uses for certain forestry management and land clearing equipment. Only in my desire to keep America beautiful.
  30. @Jim in Jersey
    Hey, we just had our governor allow illegals to legally acquire drivers licenses in our state.

    As long as ‘leaders’ like that can attain office, we have no chance of fixing larger issues.

    We need (rhymes with ‘dope’ is like a heavier string and is too suggestive for this website), not hope!

    I know what you mean. My comments end up in purgatory whenever I suggest alternative uses for certain forestry management and land clearing equipment. Only in my desire to keep America beautiful.

    • Replies: @Jim in Jersey
    I get the same treatment when I mention ‘modifications’ to certain parts of firearms...
  31. @ShermanFan
    Exactly.

    In the late 1700s 3% took up arms against the British. It was a rule of 1/3s : 1/3 were loyalists, 1/3 were patriots, 1/3 wanted to be left alone, didn’t care, or had no opinion. Of the 1/3 that we’re loyalists, less than 3% took up arms against the patriots. After the war, the majority of loyalists moved to Canada.

    The farmers and peasants defeated the most powerful army of the world, with help, and it can be done again.

    When this all plays out, may see another great re-ordering of States.

    I can sort of identify with the 1/3 of colonists that just wanted to be left alone.However,as the revolt against England intensified,the most dangerous place to be was sitting on the proverbial fence.We are almost to that point again.

    • Replies: @ShermanFan
    I agree, and I think the “leave me alone” mentality is what busy-body Conservatives and pushy-intolerant Liberals are fostering.

    Each secretly hope the outcome will be a final show down with a decisive victory, but no one ever wins.

    Watch for who stands to profit the most, then look there for the puppet masters.
  32. @Boy the way Glenn Miller played
    I know what you mean. My comments end up in purgatory whenever I suggest alternative uses for certain forestry management and land clearing equipment. Only in my desire to keep America beautiful.

    I get the same treatment when I mention ‘modifications’ to certain parts of firearms…

  33. If you look at the big picture, you see that Blackface Northam is pandering to his black constituency on a wide scale, and disarming and making YT vulnerable is just part of the total gibs package. His latest action is to cancel the state’s annual vehicle inspection requirement.

    Governor Northam’s plan to scrap car inspections leaves Charlottesville mechanics crying foul

    https://www.nbc29.com/2019/12/22/governor-northams-plan-scrap-car-inspections-leaves-mechanics-crying-foul/

    Why is that? Because expecting someone to keep his car in safe, working order reeks of “disparate impact,” it “unfairly targets POCs,” etc. It does be razziss.

  34. @WILDKYLE
    If 90% of the counties are against this proposal, then how did it happen in the first place?

    Excellent question wildkyle. @90 percent how did it happen?

  35. @GodHelpUs
    Liberal cities, conservative countryside. This is true for the entire country, but Virginia has an outsized urban population because of the federal bureaucracy there. Red states in flyover country also have this urban/rural political divide, but the cities are much smaller so they can't dominate state politics like this.

    Can’t vouch for this myself, not being American, but I read that, in the case of Virginia, the cities are independent; i.e. not part of any county. So the counties are basically just the countryside.

  36. @Not Woke--Not Broke
    I can sort of identify with the 1/3 of colonists that just wanted to be left alone.However,as the revolt against England intensified,the most dangerous place to be was sitting on the proverbial fence.We are almost to that point again.

    I agree, and I think the “leave me alone” mentality is what busy-body Conservatives and pushy-intolerant Liberals are fostering.

    Each secretly hope the outcome will be a final show down with a decisive victory, but no one ever wins.

    Watch for who stands to profit the most, then look there for the puppet masters.

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