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New O’Keefe Video: Cops Say ‘You’re On Your Own’ Without Gun

March 6th, 2013 - 4:59 am
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James O’Keefe’s latest video shows the ugly truth: if you don’t own a gun, you are on your own. In the video, he goes into police stations (predominately in the anti-gun Northeast) and collects a shocking harvest of responses from officers about how the police have no ability to protect them. Traffic and time prevent effective responses to 911 calls.  O’Keefe’s undercover protagonist pushes the issue, “well, how am I supposed to protect my family if I don’t have a gun?”

“You’re on your own,” is the common response. Others suggest defending your family with bleach, 2 x 4′s, yelling, or holding a cell phone to your ear and pretending you are talking to the police. It demonstrates the immorality of gun control policies in places like New York and New Jersey. One New York cop says a “shotgun or rifle is a luxury.”   A government acts immorally when it prevents you from defending the lives of your children. If you care about keeping your family free from violence, move South.

Also read: Arrogant CO Democrat Scolds Rape Survivor at Gun Ban Hearing: Statistics Weren’t On Your Side

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I grew up 50 years ago in the mountains of NC, in a fairly remote area. I'm guessing typical repsonse time from the sherrif's office in most of the county would have been 20 minutes in good weather. Yet home invasion-type crime was rare.

Why? Because practically every house contained guns and someone both capable and unafraid to use them. My grandfather once ran off a 4 thieves by firing his Reminton semi-automatic 12 gauge first at them and then at the rear of their car as they fled. The sherrif shook his hand.

In NY state my grandfather would have gone to jail and the thieves gone free.
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Oh, and if you listen to Jokin' Joe Biden about firing warning shots from your patio or firing through the door with your shotgun, you'll go to jail. Biden leading Gun Control is like Ronald McDonald leading healthier fast food menus.

We get the irony but it is lost on the leftist media.
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NOOOOOOO!!!!!! We have enough transplanted yankees in the South trying to change us already! Tell 'em to move to the west or something....geez.
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So now who exactly is "the reality-based community"?
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I think they should have protected their identities, or no policeman will ever give an honest answer again.

I think we were told that in Baltimore, state self-defense rules notwithstanding, you are basically obligated to jump out the window.
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but we have laws against criminals stealing, and hurting people and killing them and what, criminals don't respect and obey the laws. Now is that news, or why else do we still fund police to deal with criminals.


So maybe we should just be able to block 911 calls from liberals, and that would free up police to deal with crime and take care of those that don't want to be victims, but to help solve the problem.
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supreme court case warren vs the district of columbia found that police are not required to respond when called unless you have a special relationship.

Reach for your gun before you reach for your phone. It'll do you more good.
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Build your own drone.
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Wow, I thought we outlawed, I mean really, really, really outlawed hate crimes in this country.

So why is this a problem?
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I grew up 50 years ago in the mountains of NC, in a fairly remote area. I'm guessing typical repsonse time from the sherrif's office in most of the county would have been 20 minutes in good weather. Yet home invasion-type crime was rare.

Why? Because practically every house contained guns and someone both capable and unafraid to use them. My grandfather once ran off a 4 thieves by firing his Reminton semi-automatic 12 gauge first at them and then at the rear of their car as they fled. The sherrif shook his hand.

In NY state my grandfather would have gone to jail and the thieves gone free.
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Simple solution! The states governments issues one long barrel semi-auotomatic weapon and one semi-automatic handgun and 500 rounds of ammunition for both as needed, to every citizens of the state and dispose of the unsustainable costs of public law enforcement. Really! What sane, educated person doesn't understand that more guns in the hands of citizens is the solution to settling all the ills and disputes of a society? That is the intent of the the constitutions second amendment afterall!
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When the government has a monopoly on providing your personal security they have a unique and powerful privilege which they can use to extort power and money at their pleasure. You live in a jurisdiction where the voters have the power to approve raises in taxes? If you don't they can always withhold their protection as a threat. And make no bones about it, law enforcement agencies in the big urban areas dance to the tune of the politicians in power.

I forget where it is that the police have said that they will no longer respond to "petty" problems like having your car stolen or burglaries where the perpetrator is no longer on the scene because of budget difficulties. You may rest assured though that the bureaucrats on the municipal payroll who are in charge of "diversity training" or are related by blood or marriage to the politically connected need not fear for their jobs or yearly pay raises to disappear though. That won't happen.

When the greater part of the citizenry is armed they can to a great extent take care of their own security, and when it gets to a certain critical mass the rates of crimes like burglaries and home invasions tend to shrink significantly, in which case the very need for vast numbers of police shrinks as well.

But that doesn't bode well for control-freak politicians. So they must oppose it.
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Of course Americans are on their own. Thus, allowing the leaders to grab legal guns is not only unconstitutional, but it is sheer madness - http://adinakutnicki.com/2013/03/02/explosive-dhs-insider-reveals-congressman-louie-gohmert-too-disarming-americans-gun-control-empowers-the-redgreen-alliancesharia-law-its-beneficiary-commentary-by-adina-kutnicki/

Deadly too.
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