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The 'Holocaust': Do the Math — 2.4 million Jews before the war • 3.8 million "survivors" get pensions after • '6 million' were lost?

Do the math:

In all of German-occupied Europe, there resided 2.4 million Jews before the war, according to the World Jewish Encyclopedia.

After the war, 3.8 million Jewish “Holocaust Survivors” were receiving pensions from the German government.

Tragically, the remaining ‘6 million’ were lost.

– Edgar J. Steele

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(vid) Jake: How to Talk to People About Preserving Gun Rights – The real meaning of the 2nd Amendment – Henry Lee: "A militia… are in fact the people themselves. …to preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms." • Madison: "(The Constitution preserves) the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation… (where) the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms. … A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people…" • 'Well regulated' meant 'well functioning.'

Jake says at 10:25: “At that time, colonial America, the phrase ‘well regulated’ meant ‘well functioning.’ … ‘Well regulated militia’ is a militia that functions effectively. … The founders knew that for a body of people to remain free they needed to have an armed militia.”
Jake quotes founding father, Richard Henry Lee:

“A militia, when properly formed, are in fact the people themselves, and render regular troops in a great measure unnecessary. …to preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them.” [Additional Letters From The Federal Farmer, 169 (1788)]

Jake quotes words from the chief architect of the Constitution, James Madison, which is actually put together from these two quotes:

“(The Constitution preserves) the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation… (where) the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.” [The Federalist, No. 46]

“The right of the people to keep and bear… arms shall not be infringed. A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the best and most natural defense of a free country….” [I Annals of Congress 434, June 8, 1789]


From the video’s comments
I wrote:

The NRA, Fox News, Ted Nugent and others don’t tell the real reason for the 2nd Amendment, so most people don’t understand the purpose for high capacity magazines. It’s not about hunting, but is a deterrence for government to know they cannot become tyrannical.

I mentioned this to Ted Nugent when he was at the Alaska State Fair. He told me: “that’s the only reason, period” — but that’s still not how he talks in public. A few hours later, I watched Ted on stage, turn around and swing his butt at us, wagging an attached foxtail.

Jake is asked in a comment:

Jake, I’m a Christian and I believe in the 2nd amendment but can you please show me where in the bible it says we have the right to have a gun ?

Jake responds:

Considering the Bible was written thousands of years before the invention of guns, you and I both know that the Bible doesn’t have a passage that discusses gun rights.

The Second Amendment does not specify the right to have guns anyway. It references the right to “bear arms”.

The word “arms” originated from the Old French word “armes” and was adopted into Middle English. The definition of the word meant “weapons of a warrior.”

So, while there is no mention of “guns” in the Bible, there is ample reference to various arms. One example is Luke 22:36 where Jesus tells his disciples, “if you don’t have a sword, sell your cloak and buy one”. And with reference to the general principle of having the right to defend one’s own property by force, Exodus 22:2 says: “If a thief is caught breaking in at night and is struck a fatal blow, the defender is not guilty of bloodshed”.

The principle of the innate right to self-defense is well established jurisprudence that has been consistent for thousands of years. The right of defense of one’s own life, property and the lives/property of others through the use of force includes the right to possess the means to carry out that self-defense. As property ownership is a God-given (or natural) right, the ownership of arms to defend one’s property is an attendant inalienable right.

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Continue reading “(vid) Jake: How to Talk to People About Preserving Gun Rights – The real meaning of the 2nd Amendment – Henry Lee: "A militia… are in fact the people themselves. …to preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms." • Madison: "(The Constitution preserves) the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation… (where) the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms. … A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people…" • 'Well regulated' meant 'well functioning.'”

(vid) More Jaw-Dropping Washington "March Against Our Rights" MADNESS! — "What would you say to 200,000 women last year used guns to protect themselves from being harmed or raped?

He asks: “what would you say that 200,000 women last year who used guns to protect themselves from being harmed or raped?

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William Pierce: Gun Control in Germany 1928-1945 — Hitler softened the gun laws • It was Hitler’s enemies who should be compared with the gun-control advocates in America today

Gun Control in Germany, 1928-1945

by William L. Pierce (1994)
A common belief among defenders of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is that the National Socialist government of Germany under Adolf Hitler did not permit the private ownership of firearms. Totalitarian governments, they have been taught in their high school civics classes, do not trust their citizens and do not dare permit them to keep firearms. Thus, one often hears the statement, “You know, the first thing the Nazis did when they came to power was outlaw firearms,” or, “The first thing Hitler did in Germany was round up all the guns.”
One can understand why many American gun owners want to believe this. They see in the current effort of their own government to take away their right to keep and bear arms a limitation of an essential element of their freedom and a move toward tyranny, and they want to characterize the gun-grabbers in the most negative way they can. Adolf Hitler has been vilified continuously for the past 60 years or so by the mass media in America, and certainly no politician or officeholder wants to be compared with him. If the gun-confiscation effort can be portrayed convincingly as something of which Hitler would have approved, it will have been effectively tarred.
Gun Control 1928-1945This identification of the inclination to deny citizens the right to keep and bear arms with National Socialism and Adolf Hitler has been strengthened recently by clever magazine advertisements which show Hitler with his arm outstretched in a Roman salute under a heading: “All in favor of gun control raise your right hand.” A Jewish group, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (JPFO), quite noisy for its size, has been especially zealous in promoting the idea that the current gun-control effort in America has its roots in Germany during the Hitler period. This group has gone so far as to claim in several articles published in popular magazines read by firearms enthusiasts that the current restrictive legislation being proposed by the U.S. government is modeled on a gun-control statute enacted by Germany’s National Socialist government: the German Weapons Law (Waffengesetz) of March 18, 1938.
Again, one can understand the motivation of the JPFO. Many non-Jewish firearms owners are well aware that the movement to restrict their rights is led and promoted primarily by Jews, and anti-Jewish feeling has been growing among them. They know that the controlled news media, which are almost unanimously in favor of abridging or abolishing the Second Amendment, are very much under the influence of Jews, and they know that the most vocal anti-gun legislators in the Congress also are Jews. It is natural for a group such as the JPFO to mount a damage- control effort and attempt to prevent anti-Jewish feeling from becoming even stronger among gun owners. Their strategy is to deflect the blame from their kinsmen in the media and the government and direct it onto their most hated enemies, the National Socialists — or at least to create enough smoke to obscure the facts and keep the gun-owning public confused.
Unfortunately for those who would like to link Hitler and the National Socialists with gun control, the entire premise for such an effort is false. German firearms legislation under Hitler, far from banning private ownership, actually facilitated the keeping and bearing of arms by German citizens by eliminating or ameliorating restrictive laws which had been enacted by the government preceding his: a left-center government which had contained a number of Jews. Continue reading “William Pierce: Gun Control in Germany 1928-1945 — Hitler softened the gun laws • It was Hitler’s enemies who should be compared with the gun-control advocates in America today”