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When Tyrants Speak

Updated on March 4, 2014

Does anyone notice?

When a tyrant speaks, does anyone listen? Does anyone notice the words that he speaks?
Probably not, at least not right away...not until it is too late.
Canada was a nation of freedom, but now it is more of a country that is oppressed. It is very much like a police state.
We used to have very simple firearms laws, but slowly over a couple of decades the laws were changed. Seemingly unnoticed, they were passed and made to look like a good thing. So most people didn't say anything, they remained silent...but silence kills.
Over the past week, the RCMP decided to change the classification of a couple of firearms. These firearms were never a problem for the Police before, but they--out of the blue-- decided to change their classification to prohibited, thus making them illegal for the majority of people to own. The weird thing is that these firearms were imported to Canada legally and were cleared by the RCMP for well over a decade.
The only thing that can be said is that this is the work of an oppressive and tyrannical regime. The police is changing regulations and making laws, so this can mean nothing less than that the police is controlling and running the country, and not the democratically elected Prime Minister.
The RCMP commissioner is by the stroke of a pen turning law abiding citizens into criminals. Gun owners are now guilty without being given the opportunity to state their case, to prove their competence as law abiding firearms owners.
If this unjust, oppressive behaviour by the RCMP is not stopped now, how far will they go? What will be banned next?
Remember tyrants of the past who disarmed citizens? The leaders controlled the masses through fear and killed millions.
What it comes down to is actually more than firearms rights, it simply comes down to rights, the God given and forefather given rights. In Canada, we had rights and freedoms, but very quickly we are losing them. The same goes for the United States.
If these thugs who are in power or rather in control are not stopped immediately, then we will be in an oppressive regime like the people were under Stalin, Hitler or the like.
People like this, the people that change classifications of inanimate objects, or change laws, regulations etc without care or concern for the citizens of their country will stop at nothing. They want to have full control of the population.
I often say that George Orwell was right, he saw what the future would look like when he wrote 1984. Governments of the world will control every humans actions, everything from the media, your employment, to what you think, speak and even dream.

When tyrants speak and the people say nothing, the citizens will always lose. Silence kills.



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      Judy Specht 4 years ago from California

      A highly disturbing subject. There are hundred of countries around the world where guns are banned and murders/ 1,000 people are high. US and Canada have low crime rates compared to most other countries. Wish I could remember where I saw the statistics.

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      thomasczech 4 years ago from Canada

      Iran nuc's and a firearms owner are two very different thing. But one could argue that the US has stockpiles of nuc's and are the only nation to have ever used them so why can they have nuc's and not Iran.

      Prevention does not come by oppressing people, that is tyranny and not a democracy. With your reasoning then we best ban cars as people have used them to kill others, the same goes for knives and baseball bats and hands.

      I suggest you look at your assumptions. Your anti gun argument is not valid.

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      Thomas 4 years ago

      The guns that are now being placed on the prohibited list have never been used in any sort of crime in Canada. Therefore there is no reason whatsoever to steal them from the Canadians who own them. Doing so is nothing short of tyranny.

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      thomasczech 4 years ago from Canada

      Firearms have been a very heated subject in some countries, but not in Canada and the USA like they are now.

      No person will argue that guns have been used in some crimes. But what some anti gun people do not talk about is that other things are used in crimes as well.

      Many times, more often than not, knives are used, and so are people fists and baseball bats etc.

      Also, the guns used in crimes (in Canada) are illegally purchased firearms which are bought on the street by gangs AND are smuggled in from other countries.

      Responsible firearms owners like myself, purchase our firearms legally and store them safely.

      Any person, whether it be a police officer or politician that flippantly changes the regulations on anything is behaving like a tyrant, a control freak and is oppressing the people he/she is sworn to serve.

      The solution to preventing crime is never to oppress the law abiding people but instead to punish the ones committing crimes.

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      Comrade Joe 4 years ago from Glasgow, United Kingdom

      The presentation of this makes it really difficult to read. Would be good to see paragraphs used and not having every word written in bold.

      Added to this, the hub is just factually inaccurate and ignores that guns were widely available under Mao, and that Maoists are pro-gun ownership.

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      Eric Dierker 4 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Good job.