Mark Kelly and GabbyGiffords look on approvingly as Ilhan Omar explains how Americans can be made just as helpless and dependent on others as the people she left behind when her family fled murderous factions in Somalia. (Ilhan Omar for Congress Facebook photo)
U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Ilhan Omar will be sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives at a time when liberal-leaning newcomers like her are pushing for more influence in shaping the party’s agenda,” the Star Tribune reports. The Congressional Progressive Caucus, “the largest voting bloc among House Democrats,” is turning up the pressure to wield more power and advance its agenda via committee assignments.
That should surprise no one. For all its phony egalitarian posturing, the overtly socialist wing of the Democrat party rejects the ultimate political power-sharing that can only be possible with an armed citizenry. As such, they embrace gun bans and due process-denying prior restraints. And that’s just what they admit to.
They have close ties to the Democratic Socialists of America, the domestic arm of Socialist International, which doesn’t reveal all of its cards, either. Case in point, they’d just as soon you not see their songs of solidarity (now only available via the Internet Archive) that include such inclusive lyrics as:
And when the revolution comes,
We’ll kill you all with knives and guns
So it’s also no surprise that “gun control legislation” is a priority for Omar. The Founders considered a citizen militia to be the one thing “necessary to the security of a free State.” She wants to render those citizens disarmed and thus incapable.
Some might find that curious considering Omar and her family were admitted to this country as refugees from Somalia. Rather than embracing the freedom that made America a place to run to, she’s intent on reshaping the Republic into something alien where all one can do against murderous factions is flee from them or die.
And she’s allegedly not above playing fast and loose with the rules to make the changes happen. Still unresolved are accusations of “using state resources and state staff time to conduct her private business activities” and reports of bigamy (with her brother) and immigration fraud, which she refuses to discuss and tries to dismiss by accusing those calling for answers of being racists and anti-Islamic.
Omar has been able to exploit manipulated demographic changes to obtain political power and thus puts a face on the ideological and cultural transformation that will ultimately prove to be the greatest threat against gun owner rights. Most in the “gun community leadership” ignore that and some even deny that observation, but none will present verifiable facts to refute it.
It’s not bigotry or xenophobia to observe that importing dependent populations with foreign political beliefs and making them “voting citizens” benefits disarmament-demanding political factions. It’s also self-evident that the Founders intended the Constitution “to secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity,” with all that implies about who gets admitted and what the expectations for them should be.
About David Codrea:
David Codrea is the winner of multiple journalist awards for investigating / defending the RKBA and a long-time gun owner rights advocate who defiantly challenges the folly of citizen disarmament.
He blogs at “The War on Guns: Notes from the Resistance,” is a regular featured contributor to Firearms News, and posts on Twitter: @dcodrea and Facebook.