Those who beat their swords into plowshares usually end up plowing for those who didn't. — Ben Franklin

To disarm the people is the best and most effective way to enslave them.
— George Mason

The Australian media, being mostly urban and easily scared, is generally hopeless when reporting on firearms.

This piece is a classic example:  LOBBY HORRIFIED 


Based on this photograph alone, the Japanese ought to imprison them indefinitely. That level of smug has got to be toxic.

(Tim Blair)

Put out your hand, utter the magic words “climate change!”, and the cash comes rolling in: there’s a sucker born every minute, and  his name is Tax Payer of Australia: CHUMP CHANGE

The story of the whaling wankers:

More brainy gun quotes:

Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property… Horrid mischief would ensue were the law-abiding deprived of the use of them.

–Thomas Paine

A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government.

— George Washington