There have been two dynamics at work in America since the Colonies won our Independence from England. The country was founded by extraordinary men who believed that the Creator was the center of our universe. Ergo all men are endowed by God with free will and self determination, eminently capable of self government. That so long as we remained disciplined in that endeavor no government could reverse the order of authority. The right to Keep and Bear Arms must not be impinged, so that government remembers its place. We have not remained disciplined. We have allowed the Second Amendment to be impinged upon. The Republican Party once embodied conservative ideals, or purported to, but these days these sacred values are relegated to the extreme right wing of a party that is in much disarray. On this Independence Day the people are planning to take back the country; which is a testimony to our failure to govern according to our heritage. We must take it back because we lost so much.
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