The restaurant chain Chipotle has banned the open carry of firearms from its more than 1,000 locations across North America because some folks in Texas open carried battle rifles into one of their stores. Some of these open carriers reportedly have also engaged in a war of nasty words with female proponents of limiting firearm rights. This is an activism fail. These guys wanted to normalize the open carry of battle rifles, the AR-15, AK-47 and similar, but their op backfired on them because:
It is simply impossible to talk about firearms as being a part of satyagraha. They are diametrically opposed. You may or may not like satyagraha, you may disagree as to its effectiveness and you may have a thousand different opinions on Gandhi the man and the leader but there is no factual or historical basis for claiming that guns are compatible with satyagaha.
In our fifth episode,John and I talk about Adam Kokesh’s open carry march. We’re sure to offend someone so give it a listen and send us your questions via voicemail at (641) 715-3900 ext. 255888. We also took a question from my friend Josh at Brazilian Gringo about the international struggle for liberty.
During the six months of fighting, both the rebels and Colonel Qaddafiâ€™s forces repeatedly overstated or misrepresented their battlefield abilities and accomplishments. The rebels said they had seized cities, only to be pushed back hours or days later; on Tuesday, Colonel Qaddafiâ€™s forces insisted that they controlled Tripoli. In the early days of the NATO […]
Armed liberty lovers from around the Delaware Valley met up at Plymouth township’s Bicentennial Park to pick up litter and chew the fat. In all 17 good folks attended. Every one had a grand time, lots of litter was picked up and even the next generation got to compare notes. Check out the above video […]
Dave Ridley – star of The Ridley Report and Free State Project early mover – makes a passionate plea for less concern with self-defense and more non-violent activism in the above video. Anti-government violence just strengthens the government, he says, so instead of preparing for violent conflict we should instead use media to seek more […]