Saturday, September 08, 2007

Gun Control...

...because the right of some knife-wielding thug to break into a 70-year-old man's home and stab him to death in the middle of the night is more sacrosanct than the right of an elderly man to prevent him from doing so.

GREENVILLE, SC (AP) - Authorities say a 70-year-old man shot and killed an intruder in his home Tuesday night.

Greenville County Master Deputy Michael Hildebrand says William Willis suffered several cuts to his arms as he scuffled with the intruder.

Willis' wife woke him up when she heard a noise in the home and Willis got a gun before going to investigate.

Deputies say Willis found a man in his living room and they began to fight.

Investigators say the intruder was shot several times in the chest, while Willis was cut with a knife several times on the arm.

The man died at the scene, while Willis was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.

Of course, Mr. Willis is exactly the kind of dangerous gunowner Hillary Clinton believes the federal government should have the authority to disarm, by force, in situations, not too unlike this one, in which a citizen would have the most urgent need for a defensive weapon.

It takes a real special, immeasurably vindictive brand of scumbag to look at the video of Patricia Konie getting body slammed by cops, while they forcibly take away her right to defend herself in her own home, and see that as common-sense public safety policy.

You say "Patricia Konie", she says "collateral damage".

Quite the champion of women's rights, indeed.

Now, if you who skipped over that last link, go back and watch the video. If you watched it, watch it again. Now, keep watching until it sinks in.

John Edwards said it best. There are "two Americas". There's our America, founded on the principle of individual liberty and that of a government that derives its power via the consent of the governed.

And, there's Hillary Clinton's America, a sneak preview of which you just watched, where the scope of the government's power is limited only by the imagination of those holding the chains of power.