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    • #133500
      Max
      Keymaster

        As we sit here on Christmas Eve, we can reflect on the overwhelming groundswell response across Virginia, to the threats of tyranny from Richmond. The MSM is carefully not mentioning any of it. Yet the vast majority of counties and towns have declared themselves as either 2A Sanctuaries, or Constitutional Counties. This has resulted in more rhetoric from Richmond, including threats of violence against the citizens of Virginia.

        None of this is complicated. You do not need to be an attorney to understand the Constitution. In regards to the 2A, it says right there:

        “The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed…..”

        This is really a struggle about rights, although focused at this time on the Second Amendment. It is about the rights of the citizens in opposition to the increasing tyranny of the leftists. However, the mindset of those tyrants in Richmond is fascinating: They do not appear to see the predicament they have put themselves in. They are doubling down. You see, they believe their own propaganda. It is clear to any sensible citizen that they are preparing to enact a huge tyranny across Virginia. But the left does not see it that way; they twist the meaning of ‘Constitutional’ and believe that they can pass ‘laws’ that are in fact repugnant to the Constitution, and have them validated by black-robed leftists in a corrupt court system. There have already been statements that any law enforcement officer, not enforcing these proposed new laws, will be fired. Even threats of raising the National Guard for employment in violence against the Citizens of the State. I won’t bore with a full summary, most of you know what is going on.

        However, the real reason I decided to sit down and write this article was something I am tracking in comments across the board. It is fear. What do I mean by that? Essentially, it is your normalcy bias not registering the seriousness of our situation. This forces you to act in what you see as a ‘rational’ way, but that in fact is an advantage to the leftists in Richmond.

        You see, you are in fear of ‘the authorities.’ You are in fear of saying something that may get you in trouble. You don’t want to cause a fuss. You are a ‘law abiding citizen.’ The usual response to these sort of gun ‘laws’ coming down the pike, as seen in other States, is for people to scuttle and run, and look to ways they can ‘sort of’ get around the ‘laws.’ But God Bless Virginia! Things have gone differently here, and we have a chance. We have a chance to push back on this tyranny, and maybe even create a wave going back into other lost States where they may be able to stand and reclaim their Liberty. Because make no mistake, the leftists are playing for keeps, and if We (The People) lose this now, we will lose it forever, for our kids and grand kids, forever.

        The whole Virginia thing has been great so far. However, it may seem to you to be a political / Facebook struggle right now. Making some noise to hope to avoid the promised plans from the Democrat majority in the 2020 session. Posting a meme is fairly low effort, low risk. But make no mistake, this is EXACTLY the kind of tyranny that the 2A is there to prevent. Do not sit in denial. Thus, it is possible that on July 1st 2020, you may become a felon, for standing by your natural and enumerated right to self-defense. It is your duty as a free citizen to NOT ALLOW THE 2A TO BE INFRINGED.

        We mostly don’t want to think about it, but there may come a time, and it may be soon, where we face an armed struggle for our rights. If this happens, it will be absolutely because Richmond tried to enact tyranny and force it down our throats. Don’t be duped by the way they talk about ‘laws’ and having them obeyed. Any Virginia Citizen knows their Constitution, and knows what is right and what is wrong. Be absolutely clear in your mind that if this comes to violence, it will be the fault of Richmond. This is why I am writing this article – because I don’t think many of you are there yet. You need to get your mindset right. You need to have your kit packed and ready to go, in case Richmond sends armed men against us.

        We are not here making threats. Chest beating is pointless. I’m not one for spurious rhetoric. We are standing by as free citizens, and you need to get your head in the game in terms of what it may mean depending on what comes down the pike from Richmond. To me, there is no course of action other than to ensure that YOUR RIGHTS are not infringed. As such, you will very likely need to be prepared to ACT in SELF-DEFENSE should Richmond send armed men against you. That this may happen is totally un-American, and seems almost impossible in our times of peace and prosperity. But it appears we are there, on the very cusp of that tyranny. If we do not stand, then we lose it for all that come after us. It is a civic duty as free American citizens.

        Reminder: If a right is not defended, then it is not a right, and is lost.

        Here in Culpeper, we are doing all that we can to avoid such a situation. Through the Culpeper County 2A movement (and Facebook page) we succeeded in having Culpeper voted as a Constitutional County by the Board of Supervisors. We are working on the Culpeper Town Council. We are working on campaigns and rallies, because becoming a Sanctuary is just the beginning.

        I have created, as a subsection of Culpeper County 2A, a Facebook Group called Culpeper Volunteers. No, it isn’t a militia, but a pro-bono community outreach of Max Velocity Tactical, where will put on some free training. Nothing we are planning involves violence, or terrorism, or civil disorder of any kind: we simply want to lawfully improve the readiness of County residents to protect their family and community should the need arise. As part of this, I am creating specific threads on the MVT Forum, posted to the Culpeper Volunteers group, in order to address specific issues such as equipping the Patriot etc.

        But despite all this, what happens if you, as a law abiding citizen, become a felon in 2020? Because it seems these leftists in Richmond are hell bent on passing these laws, they have the majority, and they think they are in the right. I would not even be surprised, if due to the possible attendance at Lobby Day on January 20th 2020, that something (false flag?) happens to create a situation. It may even go hot. What happens then? That does not give us the six months to campaign that we currently think we have. What if, at some point, a state of Insurrection is declared in Virginia?

        It may even be that once the laws are enacted, nothing specifically happens. However, as I stated above, what you need to do is not scuttle and hide. You need to stand up as a responsible Citizen. What could this mean? Perhaps business as usual with going to the range, wherever that is, even in your backyard? Do not acknowledge that any ‘laws’ have even been enacted. Carry on as normal. Particularly if your County has already declared itself a Sanctuary. It may be the case that raids are conducted by armed men in the employ of the State in order to create an example – I would suggest the creation of mutual support groups in your area, in order to make that impossible.

        I personally am sick and tired of the laws in this Country being corrupted in the name of tyranny, so we now have a situation where even writing what I have written today is something that will be avoided, for fear of consequences. I would like to see some Federal support for Virginia from the Trump Presidency, perhaps even stopping Governor Northam’s proposed raising of the National Guard to enforce his tyranny. But this is where we have the essential issue – we have a Deep State and elites who are forcing this upon us, and a corrupted government security apparatus. Anyone working for the sort of Agency that will read this, should have sworn an oath to the Constitution. To act against normal American citizens who are only standing for their Constitutional rights is criminal. This has got to stop. There are many things that standing up to this tyranny from Richmond may achieve – and throwing off the yoke of Tyranny is perhaps the most noble. This may be our one and only chance. Put the middle finger up to Richmond!

        I advise you to work on your preparations. Physical fitness, equipment, and training. You have to understand that what is happening in Virginia is not the normal way of things. It has not gone this way in other States; normally, the tyranny is simply enacted. In Virginia, the people are reacting and saying NO. This is unique. However, in that unique way, it may lead to places not normally contemplated in our affluent and lazy society. When the Regulars marched to Lexington, they were faced by people who were certainly terrified of the consequences of defying the tyranny of the Crown. And recall, at that time they DID NOT EVEN HAVE the Constitution and the Bill of Rights to hang their hats on; simply an idea of Liberty that must be defended. Whoever fired that shot, it was certainly heard around the world. In our case, we must not fire any shots first, but we must be prepared to act in self-defense should the State act in tyranny and send armed armed against us.

        1859. Tick-Tock.

      • #133511
        Joe (G.W.N.S.)
        Moderator

          it will be absolutely because Richmond tried to enact tyranny and force it down our throats.

          Don’t be duped by the way they talk about ‘laws’ and having them obeyed. Any Virginia Citizen knows their Constitution, and knows what is right and what is wrong.

          Be absolutely clear in your mind that if this comes to violence, it will be the fault of Richmond.

          This is why I am writing this article – because I don’t think many of you are there yet. You need to get your mindset right.

          Very important points that need repeating!

          Not just to yourself, but whenever the subject comes up, this needs to driven home to all!

          But God Bless Virginia! Things have gone differently here, and we have a chance.

          Consider this quote from May 19, 2014.

          The current Political and Bureaucratic powers have never suffered for their actions, sure they might not get reelected or get early retirement, but for the most part that’s as rough as it gets.

          Consider the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban…

          Instead of standing up…

          …look to ways they can ‘sort of’ get around the ‘laws.’

          …such actions are futile and cowardly!

          Hopefully times have changed and Virginians will show the way!

          …maybe even create a wave going back into other lost States where they may be able to stand and reclaim their Liberty.

          :good:

        • #133515
          Robert Henry
          Participant

            Socialism wins when people live in fear.

            I wrote an article back in the mid 90’s about all the excuses people used to not do anything-
            “If I buy a gun then I’m on a list”
            “If I store food then I’m a hoarder”
            “If I go meet others than maybe an agent will set me up”
            On and on and on….

            We are already living under socialism when we let these CONCERNS become FEARS that lead us to INACTION and APATHY.

            www.jrhenterprises.com

            Lost my MVT class list- been here a time or two :)
            Team Coyote. Rifleman Challenge- Vanguard

          • #133530
            Joe (G.W.N.S.)
            Moderator

              It is fear.

              …CONCERNS become FEARS…

              I know both Max and Robert know this, but for clarity, You should have FEAR!

              This is some scary shit! :yes:

              It would be foolish or a sign of a mental disorder in this case. Hell I’ve made it part of my job here to spread the stark realities involved should things go bad!

              I don’t want anyone involved in this finding out they didn’t know what they were getting into when things get REAL!

              Of course we can overcome fear. B-)

            • #133549
              Joe (G.W.N.S.)
              Moderator

                We need to brace ourselves for a falling away.

                When things get real many won’t live up to their alleged beliefs.

                The “Sunshine Patriot” is alive and well.

              • #133564
                First Sergeant
                Moderator

                  Damn good article.

                  FILO
                  Signal Out, Can You Identify
                  Je ne regrette rien
                  In Orbe Terrum Non Visi

                • #133611
                  RobRoy
                  Participant

                    Well said. One thing in your favor is that the current tyranny is so friggin idiotic that even the paid conservatives will have a hard time legitimizing their stupidity. Your state government gives MS-13 free reign for their criminal terror activities and then puts out a bit of idiotic propaganda about increasing the correctional budget to intimidate people who don’t even jaywalk.

                    4GW is about the legitimacy of the “State” not running about the woods with a POS AK.

                  • #133633
                    Spencer
                    Participant

                      Great article Max! And informed comments as well.

                      DCH 10/2019
                      H.E.A.T. 1 12/2019

                    • #133649
                      Short Stroke
                      Participant

                        Hear! Hear!

                      • #133783
                        Robert Henry
                        Participant

                          We need to brace ourselves for a falling away.

                          This is gold folks. Accept it and know it’s coming.

                          www.jrhenterprises.com

                          Lost my MVT class list- been here a time or two :)
                          Team Coyote. Rifleman Challenge- Vanguard

                        • #133787
                          Robert Henry
                          Participant

                            And DON’T LET IT DISHEARTEN YOU!

                            www.jrhenterprises.com

                            Lost my MVT class list- been here a time or two :)
                            Team Coyote. Rifleman Challenge- Vanguard

                          • #133840
                            Joe (G.W.N.S.)
                            Moderator

                              You see, they believe their own propaganda.

                              This is something discussed many times on the Forum, it’s the reason why they have become so unbalanced since President Trumps election! They believed their own disinformation that HRC would win in a landslide!

                              This is also why they may not back down from their current course in Virginia. See they believe Virginians will just bitch and moan about these laws and then quietly hide in the shadows like most others reaction to Socialist gun bans in other states.

                              They are in denial!

                              You don’t think they are hearing the reports of large numbers of Virginians actively preparing to fight beyond the Courts?

                              They truly believe it’s just hype, or at worst that their Army (LEA’s and National Guard) is superior to this “hick” threat.

                              Of course the biggest threat may come in the form of compromise. “Ok fine we will grandfather your evil guns and magazines, now shut up and be a good slave.”

                              And DON’T LET IT DISHEARTEN YOU!

                              The relatively small numbers of Virginians needed to counter this threat should be great news!

                            • #133880
                              Max
                              Keymaster

                                Share and repost this article please. If you want the blog ersion, the link is here:

                                Virginia: Let’s get down to the heart of the Issue.

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