This week's poll from the Lester & Charlie Institute of Forward Thinking:

Gun sales have spiked since Obama's re-election. Petitions for secession have appeared in all 50 states. Sarah Palin is tweeting like crazy. Citizens with big guns are angry and they're itching for a fight. Is your government ready?

You'll be glad to know it is!

See, a "thought exercise" described in an article published by the non-profit Small Wars Journal (co-written by a retired Army colonel and a Civil War historian) tries to figure out what the federal government should do if, say, the frustrated Tea Party gets a little too caffeinated and forgets that their muskets and tricorne hats are supposed to be props.

What really scares the authors is the possibility that an armed teabagging rebellion wouldn't stand a chance of being dunked by local law enforcement -- because the locals would be too sympathetic to the rebels. Yes, it may sound paranoid. But it turns out that the U.S. Army's operating concept for 2016 to 2028 considers a threat by "radical U.S. citizens operating domestically and abroad" to be highly likely.

Conservatives were outraged that anyone was even considering such a scenario. The Washington Times called it "cartoonish" and "farcical."

We're not so sure. After all, just two years ago in her bid for the U.S. Senate, Nevada Republican Sharron Angle threatened that her criminally insane supporters would resort to "Second Amendment remedies" if the GOP didn't get its way. True, she lost. But not without getting 45 percent of the vote. And we're pretty sure that her 45 percent own a lot of guns.

read more and see their poll:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lester-charlie/tea-party-poopers_b_24...

Be Sure to Read the Comments where you will find struggling attempts at wit like:

dmr569
Peace, Order, and Good Government
03:01 PM on 01/04/2013
Funny. Yet the guncrazed excuse for the 2nd Amendment is that Americans require these weapons in the event that their government gets overbearing and dictatorial. I'm surprised they've waited this long.

01:46 PM on 01/04/2013
I say, follow the "Gullible Conservatives" with a camera and get them on film at the store with their food stamp card, or the doctor with there medicaid card, at the tax office putting in for a waiver on their property taxes, turning in the application for a Pell Grant, and walking into the Plan Parenthood Clinic.
OutToLunch
all hail the French & the Saunders...
01:43 PM on 01/04/2013
here are a few more suggestions for how to stop the impending crush of zombiebaggerz:

- substitute krazy glue for their denture adhesives

- slash the tires on their motorized carts

- offer a huge 2 day sale at Walmart

- substitute valium for.....their other blue pill

- show a weekend marathon of "24"

- tell them the battle plans are online, but they need a secure wi-fi connection AND a password for access

but perhaps the easiest way to quell a TP uprising would be to tell them that General Mitt Romney will be leading their troops...

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get a copy of a documentary called   "the fatal attraction of adolf hitler"   you may be shocked at the close similarities between obamas rise to power and hitlers rise to power.  in the beginning, hitler had the commanding voice, that mesmerized the population, he was dynamic in his speeches, with people fainting, and the worshipping went on for years, and hitler was able to get just about anything he wanted.....then after a few years the real hitler came out...and soon he had a private brown shirted, jack booted army, a secret police, and one of his first rules of order was to confiscate all guns. he socialized the economy, and industry, ignored treaties, and agreements, eliminated the competition...and all jews....its really scary.

The brown shirts and bullying preceded the 'fatal attraction.'

Hitler was well funded by major German industrialists such as Krup - you know the guy who had a room built over the stable because the odors 'inspired' him.

Hitler started by bullying and taking out editors, smashing presses, murdering the disabled, imprisoning objectors and protestors and creating a climate of fear and invincibility.

At least the German media was frightened into submission.  Our weasel traitors are bribed....schweinenhunten!

Hitler's dominant influence was not Mussolini who despised him, said he was 'a madman and could not be negotiated with by normal means,' but the MOSLEM Mufti of Palestine who persuaded him to murder the Jews instead of deporting them..

Mussolini was a bully, but he worked with Pius XII to save nearly all of Italy's Jews and knew that if he did not 'ally' with Hitler German troops would destroy Italy in a day.

  Alfred,....exactly !!!!  

This nonsense about guns is so stupid!!!!   WE HAVE EVERY RIGHT TO HAVE GUNS, SO GET OVER IT....AND WE HAVE EVERY RIGHT; PER OUR OWN DOCUMENTS, TO STAND UP AGAINST OUR GOVERNMENT IF IT FAILS THE PEOPLE, SO THEY OUGHT TO HUSH UP AND HOPE WE DON'T!!  WE HAVE EVERY RIGHT TO STOP THE EVIL, CORRUPTION AND SOCIALISM THAT IS BEING PUSHED AT US!!  WHAT THE HECK IS THE MATTER WITH PEOPLE???!!  READ THE DOCUMENTS, KNOW THE RIGHTS AND RULES....OBVIOUSLY MOST-- INCLUDING THE GOVERNEMNT DO NOT!   GET OVER THE IGNORANT AWE OF OBAMA...THSOE OF YOU THAT HAVE SUCH AS HE IS AN EVIL TYRANT THAT WILL DO ANYTHING TO GET HIS NAME IN THE HISTORY BOOKS THE WAY HE WANTS TO BE REMEMBERED; AS THE ONE THAT TOOK DOWN AMERICA AND IT'S CONSTITUTION!!!! FOR SOCIALISM NOT FREEDOMS!

In the event of some kind of violent uprising I will NEVER go after Americans , only progressives , and they are the LAST ones to claim they are Americans , so that really simplifies matters .  OH !  I forgot , muslims too , and OH ! yeaah , what about communists , socialists , fascists , anti-capitalists , ant-Americans .  WAIT  !! It still isn't that complicated , they are ALL one group we call DEMONRATS .  Don't use firearms , baseball bats are much more painful and pro-long the dying , usually considerably .

BUCK,... CAN I USE MY NIKEN MAG-ROLLER !!! IT'S A BATTON LOOKING ROLLER WITH MAGNETS, USED TO ROLL OVER SOMEONE'S BACK FOR PAIN RELIEF.  HOWEVER ??  I KEEP IT BEHIND THE SEAT OF MY CAR...JUST IN CASE BECAUSE IT IS NOT TECHNICALLY CLASSIFIED AS A WEAPON,...BUT, WILL, GET-ER-DONE !!

Hey, I'm familiar with Nikken.  I have a pillow that if used in a pillow fight it might knock someone out.  I also have a necklace that I've got to have a jeweler fix cause one of the links is broken, I think I have insoles too. 

If the Constitution is the supreme law of the land, and it allows the federal government to be formed and limited in its powers then a piece of legislation which clearly goes beyond that limit is breaking the law.  Feinsteins proposal is a crime.  It could be construed to be sedition as it weakens our nations ability to defend against foreign enemies.  It is a truism of the law that if a proposed piece of legislation is in violation with the superior law, then it is null and void from its inception and it is to be ignored.

Steve,... you / we are considered criminals because we are CONSERVATIVE CONSTITUTIONALISTS... IN THE EYES OF THE LEFT,...THAT ALONE MAKES US THE CRIMINALS.

That is a VERY good comparison!  About playing chess with a pigeon,

  Edna.... I once had it all in the world of nikken,...lent it all out, never got it back, except my mag-roller...;))

WAKE - UP PEOPLE, before there is nothing left.

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Fact Check:   'Joe Biden Claims ‘We Didn’t Lock People Up In Cages’

CLAIM: Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed, on immigration: “We didn’t lock people up in cages.”

VERDICT: FALSE. The “cages” were built by the Obama-Biden administration.

Univision moderator Jorge Ramos asked Biden at the third Democrat debate at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas, why Latinos should trust him after the Obama administration continued deporting “undocumented immigrants.”

Biden claimed that the Obama administration’s policies were more humane than those of President Donald Trump: “We didn’t lock people up in cages,” he said.

In fact, the “cages” were built by the Obama administration to deal with a surge of unaccompanied minors who crossed the border illegally in 2014.

Originally, the Obama administration was “warehousing” children — literally — in overwhelmed Border Patrol facilities. Breitbart News broke the story of the surge, which was partly triggered by Obama’s policy of allowing illegal alien children who entered the country as minors to stay in the country (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA).

Above image credit: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File

The above photo was published by the Associated Press in June 2014, and the photo below is of Obama’s Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, touring a Border Patrol facility with “cages.”


Above: Border Patrol officers escort Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Gov. Jan Brewer through the department’s Nogales processing facility for immigrant children. (Photo courtesy Barry Bahler/Department of Homeland Security)

The “cages” are chain-link enclosures in Border Patrol processing facilities that are meant to protect children from adults in custody. They are not permanent accommodations.

In mid-2018, as the Trump administration began enforcing a “zero tolerance” policy that stopped the “catch-and-release” policy of letting illegal aliens go after they were arrested. Detaining adults and children meant that children had to be processed separately; the enclosures prevented adults from harming children.

As Breitbart News reported at the time, children were not housed in “cages.” They were processed and then taken to shelters, where they were given medical care, toiletries, education, recreation, and counseling, and where staff attempted to find relatives or sponsors to whom they could be released.

Democrats began tweeting images of “kids in cages” to condemn the Trump administration. Journalists, too, shared those images.

One problem: they were taken during the Obama administration.

Public outrage at the images led President Trump to end the policy, and require families to be detained together.

Democrats keep repeating the mistake, however: in July, they had to delete a tweet that used an image from the Obama era and cited the “inhumane treatment” of children by the Trump administration.

Republicans argue that not detaining illegal aliens is actually the cruel policy, because it encourages migrants to undertake a dangerous journey, often guided by cartels and smugglers.

As Breitbart News’ Alana Mastrangelo noted recently:

But what’s worse than “cages,” however, are reports of migrant children also being handed over to human traffickers during the Obama administration — while Biden was vice president — according to the New York Times. Between October 2013 and July 2015 alone, nearly 80,000 unaccompanied children from Central American countries were detained by U.S. authorities.

It remains unclear how many of the tens of thousands of children were handed over to human traffickers — including sex traffickers — during that span of nearly two years, as those cases are reportedly not tracked.

“Others were ransomed by the very smugglers to whom their families paid thousands of dollars to sneak them into the United States,” reported the New York Times in 2015, during Obama’s presidency and Biden’s vice presidency. “Some lost limbs during the journey or found themselves sold into sexual slavery.”

Biden told voters in South Carolina last month that he would close all border detention facilities, guaranteeing that the migrant flow would continue.

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