Tuesday, August 23, 2011

LONDON OLYMPICS

If you want to see what a disarmed society looks like, look no further than England.

Thousands of angry, drunk, violent thugs running wild and stealing anything they can carry. Shopkeepers and homeowners crippled with fear, unable to defend their loved ones or their property. Innocent citizens forced to watch helplessly while their life’s dreams — everything they worked so hard to build and acquire — are carried out the door, or smashed to pieces, or burned to the ground.





Men, women and children forced to strip naked in the streets, while packs of criminals laugh and ridicule them before making off with their clothing.

The fact is, when British politicians stripped their citizens of their God-given right to self-defense, they robbed them of their freedom and their dignity.





Sales of baseball bats are up over 5,000% on Amazon.co.uk. This isn’t to mark the beginning of little league season. These are desperate homeowners and shopkeepers purchasing the best - and in reality, only - self-defense tool that the British government will allow them to own . . . at least for now.





If past is prologue, this flood of baseball bats into London will spark cries from government leaders for mandatory bat registration and a wave of new laws on how, when, and under what circumstances British citizens may carry or swing a bat. After all, this is exactly how British citizens lost their gun rights.

First came mandatory gun licensing. Next came a wave of restrictions on firearms ownership. Then came the outright gun bans.





It has been illegal to own a handgun in Britain for nearly 15 years. As a result, Britain’s violent crime rate has soared. In fact, Britain consistently clocks-in with the highest violent crime rate in all of Europe. Last week’s riots notwithstanding, you are six times more likely to be mugged in London than in New York. These are the inconvenient statistics that the gun-ban crowd likes to sweep under the rug.





As if banning handguns didn’t send a strong enough message to criminals that British citizens are ripe for the picking, the British government went even further in 1999.

Recall the tragic story of Tony Martin, the British farmer who was awakened one night to the sound of breaking glass and found two burglars in his home. Martin had been robbed six times before. This time, he went downstairs, retrieved a shotgun, and fired at the intruders.





For this, Martin received life in prison for killing one of the burglars, ten years for wounding the other thug, and one additional year for possession of an unregistered shotgun. The wounded burglar served just 18 months of a three-year sentence and was given $5,000 in legal assistance from Britain’s Legal Services Commission so he could sue Martin for violating his civil rights.


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I remember the Rodney King riots in 1992, in L.A., which were basically race riots much like what has taken place over in London. I remember how the urban blacks turned on the businesses in their own neighborhoods and sacked them, much like what we have seen in London, last week. Chic psychologists will tell you that of course a mob has no brain; it is sheer violence and primal id, unleashed. What really happens is the poor classes sense a source of entertainment, and an opportunity to loot, get free stuff - the looters in L.A. were crying out, "It's Christmastime! It's Christmastime!"


L.A. 1992


I also remember how the businesses of the local Korean shopkeepers became a prime target of choice - because the urban blacks, in a twisted logic - view the Koreans as keeping them down via their success. When I first came to America I did what work was available, and the urban blacks I worked with told me themselves: "The Orientals are willing to do any job no matter how hard or how low and for half the price. They live ten or twenty to a two room apartment, packed in their like sardines and save money that way, start buying up all the beat up run-down real estate. Then the Orientals become the landlords in the poor areas, and the Orientals run the cash registers."

I can hear it now - I'm going to be called a racist for daring to say the above. Whatever - the very word 'racism' has been made meaningless by the people who throw it out at the drop of a hat. I call it the way I see it, and being in a bi-racial marriage makes it even more meaningless when thrown at me. What took place in the U.K. was in fact a series of race riots, first in London and then it spread to Birmingham and Manchester; where mostly African and West Indian blacks targeted the whites but more especially the East Indian shopkeepers, who are fastidious merchants and restauranteers. This phenomenon is a kind of racism where one minority targets another minority.



England, 2011




But that is not my point.

My point is that in when these kind of race riots occurred in L.A., the only shops that
survived the savage onslaught were in fact the very establishments that were targeted as primo pickings: the Korean businesses, because of the sentiments expressed above. And the reason why they survived is because the Koreans are very organized; every Korean community has a Korean Association, and almost every Korean businessman has served in the ROK military, and as any American who has pulled duty in the Republic of Korea will tell you, ROK soldiers are the toughest on Earth and THEY DO NOT F*CK AROUND.




The Korean merchants of East L.A. armed themselves with their legally-acquired AR-15s, Mini-14s and Remington 870s, and manned their grocery stores and laundromats. When the looters came to Korea Town, they were met by volleys of rifle and shotgun fire.

I toured the riot-hit neighborhoods of East L.A. and downtown Hollywood not long after the riots and saw for myself the damage the inhabitants had brought upon themselves. What stood out was the Korean businesses. There were some broken windows and some incidental fire damage from adjacent structures, but it was remarkable to see these islands of civilization amongst the rubble and the burnt out storefronts.

Moral of the story: arm yourself with as many guns as you can get your hands on and keep them as close to yourself as possible. The right to self-defense is derived from Deity, it is natural law, and the way it is expressed in the Constitution reads: " . . . shall not be infringed . . ."

What took place in the U.K. last week is vivid example of how the Road to Hell is paved with good intentions. Be
very distrustful of any politician who expresses any kind of sentiment toward the restriction or registration of gun ownership because now we see where it leads.

That's my story and I'm sticking to it . . . STORMBRINGER SENDS







12 comments:

  1. All these pictures remind me of the "Looter Guy" pictures that floated (HAHAHAHA) around after Katrina and Rita.

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  2. This article is spot on, I grew up in London and I've seen the societal decay first hand. I now live in LA and I'd say that it's nowhere near as violent as the U.K. on a day-to-day basis. You're far more likely to get into a fight because you look at someone 'wrong' in the U.K. than you for the same to happen here. I don't miss the place, I was naturalized in 2003 and would never go back.

    I disagree that The right to self-defense is derived from Deity but that's because I'm an Atheist, it's derived from the need to survive, nothing supernatural.

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  3. Sir , Would you mind if I cross posted this on my blog "The Doc Spot" . As a rifle and shotgun owning Brit I can only agree with your sentiments , our government is afraid to let the people be armed .
    By the way , Amazon stopped selling baseball bats , in the UK , because they might be used to defend yourself ; that is the last time that I will buy from them .

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  4. The rights expressed in the Bill of Rights and the rest of our founding documents are considered of 'Natural Law' in that they are self-evident; as such they are considered universal, no matter what society or ruling system of laws. To deny the Right of Self-Defense is to suppress Natural Law, higher than the Laws of Man.

    The Founding Fathers were Deists, in that they believed in a higher Deity, although not necessarily any single church's doctrine, and these rights are as natural as the Laws of Physics.

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  5. Why do atheists insist on correcting people? It's damn rude.

    Anything you are "born with" was given to you by someone, or just fate, the universe, what ever chance created you. Just live with the fact that some people attribute this to G_d. Every human is born with a right, by virtue of existence. This is beyond natural, it's what separates us from animals. We are born with "it".

    Try as you might, you cannot separate "it" from "us", unless you want to go fight dogs for garbage. The next time you look a fellow sovereign citizen in the face you will see "it", so put away your A badge, nobody cares.

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  6. Stormbringer:

    The Founding Fathers were Deists, in that they believed in a higher Deity, although not necessarily any single church's doctrine, and these rights are as natural as the Laws of Physics.

    With respect, 'Natural Laws' are a law whose content is set by nature and so are universal. Nothing to do with a deity unless that's how you choose to interpret them.

    The Bill of Rights doesn't mention any deity by name.

    Philistine:

    Why do atheists insist on correcting people? It's damn rude.

    Why so serious?

    Philistine:

    Anything you are "born with" was given to you by someone, or just fate, the universe, what ever chance created you.

    Anything we are born with can be traced back to DNA, etc. Nothing supernatural going on there.

    Just live with the fact that some people attribute this to G_d.

    I do live with the fact, I don't have to blindly accept it.

    Philistine

    Every human is born with a right, by virtue of existence. This is beyond natural, it's what separates us from animals. We are born with "it".

    Please define 'it'. It's certainly not 'beyond natural'.

    Philistine

    Try as you might, you cannot separate "it" from "us", unless you want to go fight dogs for garbage. The next time you look a fellow sovereign citizen in the face you will see "it",

    I've looked into the eyes of many people, never seen 'it'.

    Philistine

    ...so put away your A badge, nobody cares.

    You cared enough to bitch about it.

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  7. See, this is what I mean.

    "Nobody cares" to be corrected by atheists. All they do is preen and nitpick and pretend they are the smartest person in the room.

    If you are so smart, sir, what are you doing flaunting your meager wares here? I mean, in the presence of so many stupid "believers"?

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  8. I also remember that when the police and the national guards went into the neighborhoods, they forcibly disarmed some of the korean clerks, who then were attacked by the mob since the weapons were gone and their so called protectors wouldn't step in to stop the looting. btw I am going to shamelessly borrow that article, it is well researched.

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  9. This is an excellent call.

    What's bad is that it was the Tory government who implemented the ban in reaction to a school massacre. If the checks in existence had been properly carried out at the time, the man would have had his licences rescinded. Rather than sort out the existing legislation they went completely paranoid. I recall my schools 11th November remembrance ceremony from that year with sadness - it was the first time that the cadet force assembled without an armed guard of honour.

    Probably the best solution for the UK would be Swiss style gun laws. The Swiss are exceptionally liberal when it comes to ownership and encourage reasonable behaviour through their excellent system of militia training.

    They explicitly ban people of certain nationality, even if they are permanent residents, from buying/possessing firearms (Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Albania, Algeria) unless there is a special case, which is reviewed by higher authority.

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  10. I was going to say let's play nice people but you seem to have sorted it out all by yourselves.

    This is good and this is the way it should be; the whole rest of the world may be descending into Heart of Darkness but here at STORMBRINGER we are Gentlemen (and GentleLady) Adventurers and Chivalry is not dead.

    Furthermore - despite what is propagated about me by Trollz - we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion or creed. Along those lines, these are my credentials: I am in a bi-racial marriage, I owe my life to a black African Muslim, and I've made pilgrimage and paid my respects at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City, the Al Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount and the Grand Synagogue in Jerusalem, and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok.

    I don't care if you're black, white, yellow, red, tan, green, blue or purple; I don't care if you are Christian, Jew, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, Sikh, Zoroastrian, or maybe something I left out, or if you worship trees, dirt, rocks or whatever. Or if you choose to worship nothing - that's your call and I'm not getting sucked into an argument over something that cannot be proved one way or the other.

    What I do care about is Freedom - Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Thought, Freedom of Religion, Freedom from Fear and Tyranny, Freedom to pursue Happiness under the Rule of Law, and the Right to Bear Arms and use them in Self-Defense (which ensures all of the above Freedoms). I care about Honor, which is a central theme of this blog; and the Defense and Propagation of our mighty Western Culture and Civilization.

    That about covers it for now.

    STORMBRINGER SENDS

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  11. England is not violent because of the ban on firearms. The opposite in fact. Firearms have to be banned in a country which is inherently very very violent. If they wern't banned, the murder rate would be on a par with Rio or Sau Paulo. This is something that Europeans have known for a thousand years but Americans and Australians are only beginning to realise. Its not for nothing that the Europeans have always referred to the English as island savages.

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  12. All that written for that small riot? LOL. You want to see us when were really pissed off like what happened during the poll tax riots.

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