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By Ann Coulter on 07/06/2022

ANN COULTER: What Liberals Get Wrong About the Second Amendment

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Must we really respond to the “musket” argument again?

Apparently so. It’s all the rage among Democrats right now.

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (Democrat) and Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (Democrat) both think it’s quite brilliant to claim that, if we care what the framers of the Constitution meant, then the Second Amendment applies only to “muskets”!

In the New York Times, a couple of professors (Democrats, but you knew that) asked: “Is a modern AR-15-style rifle relevantly similar to a Colonial musket? In what ways?” They liked their argument so much, the op-ed was titled, “A Supreme Court Head-Scratcher: Is a Colonial Musket ‘Analogous’ to an AR-15?”

[Frantically waving my hand]: Yes, professors, it’s exactly analogous.

The Second Amendment does not refer to “muskets”; it refers to “the right of the people to keep and bear arms.” “Bear” means to carry, so any handheld firearm carried by the military can be carried by the people. Just as the musket was once carried by our military, the AR-15 is a handheld arm (technically, the less powerful version of the automatic M-16) carried by our military today. As soon as the U.S. military goes back to muskets, then muskets it is!

But I’m not here to refute idiotic arguments. These guys may as well claim that the First Amendment protects

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By Ann Coulter on 07/06/2022

ANN COULTER: What Liberals Get Wrong About the Second Amendment

Subscribe to Ann Coulter's Substack UNSAFE.

Must we really respond to the “musket” argument again?

Apparently so. It’s all the rage among Democrats right now.

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (Democrat) and Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (Democrat) both think it’s quite brilliant to claim that, if we care what the framers of the Constitution meant, then the Second Amendment applies only to “muskets”!

In the New York Times, a couple of professors (Democrats, but you knew that) asked: “Is a modern AR-15-style rifle relevantly similar to a Colonial musket? In what ways?” They liked their argument so much, the op-ed was titled, “A Supreme Court Head-Scratcher: Is a Colonial Musket ‘Analogous’ to an AR-15?”

[Frantically waving my hand]: Yes, professors, it’s exactly analogous.

The Second Amendment does not refer to “muskets”; it refers to “the right of the people to keep and bear arms.” “Bear” means to carry, so any handheld firearm carried by the military can be carried by the people. Just as the musket was once carried by our military, the AR-15 is a handheld arm (technically, the less powerful version of the automatic M-16) carried by our military today. As soon as the U.S. military goes back to muskets, then muskets it is!

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See also: GOP Immigration Cucks Crawling Out Of Holes, Despite Massive Base Disapproval

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The Tarheel State’s House also failed pass a measure to crack down on illegal immigration. His chief Senate primary opponent, Greg Brannon, explained:

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This July Fourth, it’s worth remembering the National Anthem music video that the immensely popular and gifted singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey released ten years ago. It was one of those gloating pro-miscegenation pieces that we’re bombarded with nowadays, with Del Rey and black rapper A$AP Rocky portraying Jackie and John F. Kennedy (with visibly mulatto children), and hardly patriotic. But the point is that the video has done Del Rey absolutely no good at all—she’s still a racist. Actually, she isn’t a racist. But since the Left is now insisting that she is…well, she is. And she doesn’t seem to know what has hit her.

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Lana Del Rey really just released an album and then was a racist in the post trying to say she wasn’t a racist. Just say you didn’t want your album to succeed girl.

And there’s lot more where that came from.

Welcome to race and gender Cancel Culture, Lana. Its enforcers are determined to make you grovel until you accept their terms. And they won’t be swayed by your denials or your professed love of rap.   

At an accelerating rate, Woke social media mobs are demanding that leading white figures in the performing arts publicly atone for harming women, blacks, transgendered and other “marginalized” populations. Recently, I described the global “anti-racist” campaign against Eric Clapton for blunt comments he delivered onstage way back in 1976 on behalf of English immigration patriot Enoch Powell. Triggering that witch-hunt was a song Clapton and Van Morrison wrote, recorded and released in late 2020, “Stand and Deliver,” challenging the morality of COVID-19 lockdowns. To Clapton’s inquisitors, limiting immigration and resisting lockdowns are cut from the same Trumpian cloth.

Lana Del Rey, whose real name is Elizabeth Grant, hasn’t accumulated such baggage in nearly 15 years as a recording artist. But the petty and spiteful campaign against her, while unable to cancel her outright, could now erode her artistic identity. Her “crimes” aren’t about what she has done. They are about what she symbolizes: femininity, beauty, white privilege.

Grant was born in 1985 in New York City. of Scottish-American descent. She grew up in Lake Placid, New York. An introvert, she experienced existential dread early on:

“When I was very young, I was sort of floored by the fact that my mother and my father and everyone else I knew was going to die one day, and myself too,” she recalled. “I had a sort of philosophical crisis. I couldn’t believe that we were mortal.”

[Lana Del Rey: ‘I Couldn’t Believe That We Were Mortal,’ by John Ritchie, MusicFeed.com, January 28, 2012]

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In 1995, VDARE.com Editor Peter Brimelow wrote about America becoming an Alien Nation as a result of (legal) mass immigration.  Ten years ago in America, Anti-America, And The Role Of VDARE.com, he said:

This new Anti-America is unmistakably and irrevocably a nation of the Left—of government intervention, taxes, income redistribution programs, racial quotas, speech codes, Christophobia, Cultural Marxist Political Correctness etc.

There are several reasons for this political predilection. They include:

  • Reflexive alienation from historic America and against the limited-government tradition that is the Historic America Nation’s political distinguishing tradition. 
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What this means is that Anti-America is attacking all the symbols of the Historic American Nation as evil because they are Historically American.

First they came forin the classic formulation—all the symbols of specifically Southern Heritage, flags, statues, cemeteries, street names, college names, the names of U.S. Army forts, everything like that.

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Blacks have also now got their own Black Independence Day—“Juneteenth,” now as prominent a national holiday as Martin Luther King’s Birthday is and as George Washington’s Birthday…isn’t. (We’re supposed to call it “Presidents Day.”)

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