Tag Archive for '2nd amendment'

I feel violated

I was made aware today on a forum that I am on, that the Memphis Commerical appeal has decided that they need to publish their own database of handgun carry permit holders, along with their city, state, zipcode, birthday, and apparently up until recently, street name. It is true that these are indeed public records, but only do to the actions of former speaker Jimmy Naifeh. Most any 2nd ammendment related bill never even made it to a vote in TN. They were pretty much all killed in commitee. Thanks to this, now some of the most law abiding citizens in the state of Tennessee have their private information available from a search form. With the trend of identity theft these days, this is very troubling to me.

This is just a prime example of how partisan government is a bad thing. In this case though, the law abiding citizens of TN have decided to do their part to quell this abomination. I encourage everyone to use some of the following information to contact the involved parties to get this removed. Even if you do not live in TN, I encourage you to contact these parties as well. It is just a matter of time before this could happen in your state as well.

The Commercial Appeal
495 Union Ave.
Memphis, TN, 38103

ublisher link- http://www.commercialappeal.com/staff/joseph-pepe/

Editor- http://www.commercialappeal.com/staff/chris-peck/

For your enjoyment, using WhitePages.addresses.com, here’s the managing staff of the Memphis Commercial Appeal:

Name Job Home Address City,State,Zip

Joseph Pepe president and publisher 3195 Wetherby Cv S Germantown, TN 38139

Steve Tomb VP of Operations 1846 Wildcreek Cv Collierville, TN 38017

Chris Peck editor 21 Belleair Dr Memphis, TN 38104

Otis Sanford editor/opinion & editorials 3396 Park Ave Memphis, TN 38111

Eric Janssen VP of Digital Media 8996 Stratfield Cv Germantown, TN 38139

Scott Sines managing editor 2136 Wentworth Ln Germantown, TN 38139

Daniel Moehle VP/Chief Financial Officer 3172 Devonshire Way Germantown, TN 38139

Karl Wurzbach VP of Sales and Marketing 3098 Bentwood Run Dr Collierville, TN 38017

Robert Jiranek VP of New Business Development 175 Waring Rd Memphis, TN 38117

Bob Pinarski Advertising director 3961 Herons Landing Ln Arlington, TN 38002

Denise Holman Manager of Classified Advertising 720 Litty Ct 103 Memphis, TN 38103

Paul Jewell Marketing director 1439 Vance Ave Memphis, TN 38104
Take some time and fire up the word processor and grab your roll of stamps and send them letters at home. It is too easy for them to be overlooked when sent to a company address.

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My Thoughts

Well the election is over. Things will be as they are for 4 years. There are a few things that I find very interesting about the whole situation.

I have seen on many websites that apparently I am a racist. I am a racist because I didn’t vote for Obama. I never knew that not agreeing with someone’s policies was racism. Does that make all of the left racist for not agreeing with Bush over the last 8 years? When I vote for someone, I make it a point to research issues that I find important and make up my mind based on that. The race or sex of the candidate really has no sway in that at all.

If you read my LJ, you know that I am an active shooter, so 2nd amendment rights are very important to me. Obama’s stance on the issue, well its has been in so many places depending on who he was talking to, but overall, he is for banning many forms of guns.

Site 1
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Are just a few of the sites, along with the NRA and various youtube videos etc.

In short, Obama blames guns on violence, not people. I can set a gun on the table, and you know what, it isn’t going to get up, go out and shoot someone on its own. It is going to sit there as a hammer would sit in a toolbox as a tool. He is against citizens being able to defend themselves. If you look at the statistics of the cities with the most gun violence, you will find that Washington DC, and Chicago are among the highest. What do these cities have in common, they do not allow law abiding citizens the ability to protect themselves. Obama wants to ban all concealed carry nation wide. One Source That is really the answer, ban something that is working across the nation.

Some people ask why I want to carry a gun, and a signature line I saw on a message board says it best. I carry a gun, because a cop is too heavy. Another good one, is that when seconds count, the police will be there in minutes. I am lucky in that TN has decent laws, but they need quite a bit of improvement. Most of the proposed changes have been blocked in the state by Naifeh, and luckily TN decided that they don’t want to put up with him anymore, and the power has shifted at the state level. Maybe now we can get our own form of Change at the state level.

I am glad that the whole election process is over, but I am amazed that for the party that is spouting Hope and Change, they are still bashing the opposing side worse than ever before. I thought that Obama wanted to bridge party lines and work on bipartisan efforts. Maybe his party should follow suit. This election cycle I pretty much kept to myself, as I didn’t feel like getting into knock down drag out arguments with people over ideas that neither of us as individuals really have any way of correcting. Still when I came into work on the 5th, the first 5 people I came in contact with were gloating over their win. People I have never talked about politics to, and yet they feel they need to come and rub it in my face that their candidate won. Gotta love that kind of stuff.

I also love the people breaking out the hammer and sickle flags at Obamas victory rally. Really is a great visual of the type of change that we appear to be headed for. Source

For a little take on what Michelle Obama said, here is my version.

For the first time in my life, I am sad to be an American. I am not sad due to race, sex, or religion, but sad that so many people blindly followed a candidate without researching the issues on their own, or becoming prey to a false sense of Hope that will become crushed when they realize that it was campaign rhetoric, not an actual plan to get things done.

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Help a worthy Cause

Oleg Volk is a major supporter of the Right To Keep Bare Arms movement here in the U.S.
He is the founder of www.thehighroad.org, a major pro-gun web forum.

His words:

Going to court.
In December 2002, I founded The High Road forum dedicated to the advancement of responsible gun ownership. Recently, it was discovered that in 2006, the volunteer forum systems administrator, Derek Zeanah of Statesboro, Georgia, changed domain registration to himself. After he was confronted, Derek locked out all other staff from accessing the Web server administration and would not share even backup copies of its content. After failed attempts to peacefully resolve the dispute, it has become necessary for me to initiate a lawsuit against Derek Zeanah for the return of thehighroad.org domain name and the forum database.

I am seeking and would greatly appreciate donations to help with the cost of litigation. You can use Paypal (olegvolk@gmail.com) or send a check to:
Oleg Volk 3112 Chambley Ct Hermitage, TN 37076

All donations shall be returned if the lawsuit is ultimately avoided. You can also aid me by re-posting this appeal on your blog, forum or web site. My legal position is already endorsed by almost all of The High Road staff as well as Rich Lucibella, the founder of The Firing Line forum.

Original post can be seen here. http://olegvolk.livejournal.com/474369.html

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