Despite Rep. Israel's claim of concern about "undetectable" firearms and magazines, it has become increasingly clear that his real
concern is the government's impending loss of control of the people's
acquisition of firearms, because 3-D printing and other technologies are
quickly putting home manufacture of guns within reach of people with
neither gunsmithing skills or the money for major industrial equipment.
The "Undetectable Firearms Act" is merely the vehicle for his
ban, and has the added advantage of sounding to an ill-informed public
as if this law is the only thing standing between them and terrorists
sneaking so-called "assault weapons" onto air liners.
Y'know, there's probably a bunch of people in Boston, wondering if a guy with a suicide vest might kick in the door, thinking "I wish I had a gun."
"At the direction of authorities, select Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in
the Boston area are open to take care of needs of law enforcement and
first responders," Raskopf told The Huffington Post in an emailed
So they tell everyone to stay in and lock the doors, but by DEITY!! there must be someplace for the authorities to get coffee and snacks!
From a much-different April 19: (Brigadier
General)Percy wrote of the colonial tactics, "The rebels attacked us in
a very scattered, irregular manner, but with perseverance and
resolution, nor did they ever dare to form into any regular body.
Indeed, they knew too well what was proper, to do so. Whoever looks upon
them as an irregular mob, will find himself very much mistaken."