Long Read of the Day: Amendment 2: A Legal Immigrant’s Cautionary Tale by Anonymous

American Digest | 4/10/2018 | Staff
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I am a proud American, an unhyphenated American. I am the most fortunate type of American, one who has won life’s lottery by escaping communism. My family endured persecution, physical risk, and constant intimidation by the secret police to legally enter the United States.

I am proudly writing this in English, because mastering English opened opportunities that would have been denied to me had I chosen to limit myself to my native language and culture.

Second - Amendment - Past - Source - Passion

What does this have to do with the Second Amendment? I am telling you about my past because I want you to understand who I am. I want you to understand the source of my passion.

The fruits of tyranny are not an abstract topic for me.

Words - Correctness - Slavery - Communism - Dystopia

I am going to use words like political correctness, slavery, communism, and dystopia and I want you to understand the full measure of my meaning.

I want you to understand why I take my rights and responsibilities as a gun owner so seriously.

Source - Fears - Concerns - Flavors - Communism—progressivism

I want you to understand the source of my fears and concerns when I equate all the flavors of communism—progressivism, liberalism, statism, and socialism—with the ultimate evil of soul-destroying tyranny.

This is not hyperbole.

Lenin - Goal - Socialism

Lenin himself said, “The goal of socialism is communism.”

I believe him because I’ve lived under his ideology. The country I was born in didn’t call itself the “The Communist Republic of Anything.” It called itself a “socialist republic.”

Communism - Propaganda

I’ve lived under communism, rather than merely studied its propaganda.

That is why I teach my children how to safely and properly use firearms so that when they come of age, they too will stand proudly as responsible citizens. Not as vassals mired in the illusion of freedom. Not as persons entrenched in the servitude being imposed by the tyranny of political correctness.

Charlton - Heston - Correctness - Manners

To quote Charlton Heston, “Political correctness is tyranny with manners.”...
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