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“Bury Your Guns at Wounded Knee.”

Written by Gary North on January 15, 2013

I did not write this. I wish I had.

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December 29, 2012 marked the 122nd Anniversary of the murder of 297 Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee Creek on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. These 297 people, in their winter camp, were murdered by federal agents and members of the 7th Cavalry who had come to confiscate their firearms “for their own safety and protection.” The slaughter began after the majority of the Sioux had peacefully turned in their firearms. The Calvary began shooting, and managed to wipe out the entire camp. 200 of the 297 victims were women and children. About 40 members of the 7th Cavalry were killed, but over half of them were victims of fratricide from the Hotchkiss guns of their overzealous comrades-in-arms. Twenty members of the 7th Cavalry’s death squad, were deemed “National Heroes” and were awarded the Medal of Honor for their acts of [cowardice] heroism.

We hear very little of Wounded Knee today. It is usually not mentioned in our history classes or books. What little that does exist about Wounded Knee is normally a sanitized “Official Government Explanation.” And there are several historically inaccurate depictions of the events leading up to the massacre, which appear in movie scripts and are not the least bit representative of the actual events that took place that day.

Wounded Knee was among the first federally backed gun confiscation attempts in United States history. It ended in the senseless murder of 297 people.

Before you jump on the emotionally charged bandwagon for gun control, take a moment to reflect on the real purpose of the Second Amendment, the right of the people to take up arms in defense of themselves, their families, and property in the face of invading armies or an oppressive government. The argument that the Second Amendment only applies to hunting and target shooting is asinine. When the United States Constitution was drafted, “hunting” was an everyday chore carried out by men and women to put meat on the table each night, and “target shooting” was an unheard of concept. Musket balls were a precious commodity and were certainly not wasted on “target shooting.” The Second Amendment was written by people who fled oppressive and tyrannical regimes in Europe, and it refers to the right of American citizens to be armed for defensive purposes, should such tyranny arise in the United States.

As time goes forward, the average citizen in the United States continually loses little chunks of personal freedom or “liberty.” Far too many times, unjust gun control bills have been passed and signed into law under the guise of “for your safety” or “for protection.” The Patriot Act signed into law by G.W. Bush, was expanded and continues under Barack Obama. It is just one of many examples of American citizens being stripped of their rights and privacy for “safety.” Now, the Right to Keep and Bear Arms is on the table, and will, most likely be attacked to facilitate the path for the removal of our firearms, all in the name of “our safety.”

Before any American citizen blindly accepts whatever new firearms legislation is about to be doled out, they should stop and think about something for just one minute. — Evil does exist in our world. It always has and always will. Throughout history evil people have committed evil acts. In the Bible one of the first stories is that of Cain killing Abel. We can not legislate “evil” into extinction. Good people will abide by the law, and the criminal element will always find a way around it.

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42 thoughts on ““Bury Your Guns at Wounded Knee.”

  1. Skip Stephenson says:


  2. Rabelrouser says:

    This isnt about crime, this isnt about protecting innocents; it IS about disarming the average American citizen so that their serfdom is more complete. This is about a Monarchy (if you will) that wants absolute control over the populace and the populace having no way to defend its God given Freedoms and Rights. Plain and simple.
    So what are Freedom loving American citizens to do? First, join together with others just like you. Those who see what is happening and have been preparing thmeselves for such a time as this. And, prepare yourselves too.
    Prepare to ride out the coming storm and prepare to defend yourself and your family.
    http:// Modernmilitiamovement.com is a good place to start, there you can meet others in your area.
    The future will be rough,to say the least. This nation will face more turmoil than it ever has, more internal suffering of the people and unless those who Love this Republic are willing to stand up and stand together united, the future will be that of economic slavery and a serfdom to a government that will control every aspect of your life. You are being warned.

  3. Do you hear and read this Mr. Como!

  4. I really wish people would stop bringing God into everything. God didn't give us freedom or rights. We made it for ourselves.

    God is the greatest cause of death and destruction in the history of man. Not only did he, according to the Bible, wipe the Earth clean of man on at least one occasion and sent several plagues to continue killing people, but millions upon millions have been murdered in "His" name.

    God doesn't bestow his grace upon people. "Miracles" aren't works by God. God never shows himself. God never speaks. If God truly cared for his people, he'd be cleaning his messes up. The fact that God never does anything except for what's claimed in the Bible means he either:

    1) can do nothing to stop anything
    2) doesn't care to stop anything
    3) doesn't exist

    So he's either impotent, apathetic, evil, or doesn't exist.

    Take your pick.

  5. And, God allows a blithering idiot like you to continue to exist! What a God!

  6. This is all about Government control of the masses . Just as they did to my people at the Knee , Obama will turn his goon squads loose to exert his will upon us . He is out to destroy America anyway he can and impose his Communistic Ideals upon the nation . Americans have bought into his BS and the only change we see is a decline in our values and culture . As one of Native American Ancestry I will never willingly give in to the edicts of this illegal now running our land .

  7. If you do not believe that "we are endowed by our Creator with certain, inalienable rights….." then their are no rights for you.

  8. Common Scents says:

    May the Spirit bless you and may millions of new "Natives" join you in your stance. I would be honored to fight by your side.

  9. It's too bad you don't believe in God–He believes in you. In fact, He loves you so much that he gave you a free will to either choose to follow Him or to go the way you are going. God didn't make the mess we are in–we did. And, as far as Him not speaking–I hear Jesus every day. No, I"m not hearing voices, I just know my Shepherd's voice. God is not impotent. In fact, He is omnipotent. He is not apathetic. The evil one is called Satan and he is not a god. God does exist but only those who really want to know the Truth will find Him.

  10. Its called "Free Will" as given to us by God. We choose to be evil, not God choosing it for us. Yes, God lost his patience with us, and thought we were not worth saving, yet he allowed some to live and basically start over. And of course we never learn our lesson and continue to do evil. So Mr. Shane, I hope you find an answer for yourself, I have.

  11. You are forgetting….God also allowed his most trusted and fallen angel Lucifer to dominate the world with his evil ways….It is up to us to accept or reject Evil either in the name of Lucifer or in the name of our beloved God Jehova!….The choice is ours and ours alone whether we choose to do deeds of good or Evil…..And yes…..We will pay dearly for our folly until the end has come!

  12. So Sad and So True

  13. included is this black devil

  14. Government Tax Collectors The IRS Sucks—-Also Disarm the American public=more Government control and power and the so called assault weapons are necessary for American citizens to have against government tyranny and not meant to shoot school kids. Wake Up Folks before it is to late !

  15. Bob Marshall says:

    When i researched and fount that the vast majority of shooters in mass killings were either on anti-depressants or other type of drug prescriptions i wondered why the government fails to address this issue. The pharmaceutical industry is a mulit-billion dollar industry with one of the largest lobbyist groups in existence. No one know just how much they contribute to campaigns for those congressmen and congress women who support them and the corporations they represent. You can google INDEX to SSRI stories and read for yourself just which drugs these shooters were on the the time. Never forget that once Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Nazi Germany he called for gun control legislation. How well did that work out for the people of Nazi Germany? Hitler also said, 'It is fortunate for the government that the people they administrator don't think." Remember Ruby Ridge, the Branch Davidian near Waco,Texas and Kent State. When the FDA approves a prescription drug that claims to help a person sleep more soundly and the side effects are depression, and thoughts of suicide, we have a problem. U.S. Centers for Disease and Control reported the number one drug used by age groups from 18- 44 is anti-depressants.

  16. When God does choose to answer you, you will wish you had kept your big fat mouth shut. Only a Christian knows when God answers us. You sir will never hear HIM.

  17. Cuomo has presidential ambitions. If the unthinkable happens again and he's elected POTUS, he will preside over nothing but the wreckage left by the Obama junta. There will be no recovery for this country as long as democrats are allowed to hold any elected office.

  18. The anti-gun people are not interested in the truth! They are willfully ignorant. Obama has one goal,along with his little minions, that is to destroy America. I wish since he hates America, why he just doesn't go someplace else to live. Like Kenya the land of his dreams? He is not misinformed he is just plain evil. Congress it's time to stop this little wannabe dictator, I think he must have read Hitler's 'Mine Kamp' and is trying to imatate the same. Once he accomplishes this he will install the Muslim's. Then it will be too late all of you Obama-inites.

  19. I can only quote what the Bible says, and it is eternally true. "The fool has said in his heart, there is no God." If you, by the way are right, when I die, I will have lost nothing. If you are wrong, you have lost everything and I will have gained everything."

  20. This is the "hope and change" we feared would come with this man – and it is here. America will indeed get what's coming to it.

    Evil prospers when good men do nothing. It's time to stop doing nothing and let your voice and actions speak. Stand up leaders – reticent though you may be. It's time to find some more heroes among us, because our leaders are failing to preserve our land.

    Remember, God will not turn his back on his children, "I will never leave you nor forsake you." Hebrews 13:5

  21. Asswipes like you are the biggest problem next to obuttboy. Crawl back into your cesspool and kiss obuttboys a-s.

  22. Sorry Shane. You need to study your history and count the numbers. More people have died for other reasons in wars than God. In general most people have died in wars for power, territory and ideology. Please before you bash people that bring in God, please get your facts straight.

  23. Strange how the all-powerful God didn't swoop down and save Jews from the Holocaust. I guess they weren't true believers or something like that.

  24. Actually, why not say the right to own guns, for, say, hunting, sport, antiquing, etc., is protected by the 2nd Amendment? If gun ownership is supposed to be unrestricted then it doesn't matter one iota why someone has bought a gun. In other words, if a man is only buying a large gun to make up for his small manhood and no other reason then that's supposed to his right.. To mention something about the 2nd Amendment and taking down a tyrannical government is the well-regulated militias only/National Guard argument of gun control groups. Besides if want to take down a modern army then you need the latest weaponry to match army. – so where are the people arguing for owning grenades, rocket launchers, anti-aircraft guns, etc., – the stuff you'd need if the government did turn its modern weaponry on the People?

    After all, no one would argue that way about the 1st Amendment because you're supposed to be free to say and print whatever you want for whatever reason you want regardless of its intellectual merit without any interference from government. Some guy hosts some porn website that has nothing to do with keeping a check on the abuse of government? So what? He's still using his 1st Amendment rights.

  25. Notice–the unfailing voice for the liberal position on every issue has a beef with God! Now why am I not surprised? Take note, people. Liberalism–progressivism–is a complete anti-God package. Almost every "progressive" you will meet will buy into all of it. That includes almost every Democrat senator and congressperson. Think about it. Think about who's representing you. There are exceptions, but IMO that's because they haven't thought the issues through. If they insist on clinging to a belief in God, that's because they are intellectually inconsistent.

  26. What were the backgrounds of some of the most famous mass shooters of late?
    • Fort Hood @ Killeen, Texas: Registered Democrat; Radical Islamic Fundamentalist;
    • Columbine High School @ Columbine, Colorado: Too Young to Vote; Both Families Were Registered Democrats and Progressive Liberals;
    • Virginia Tech @ Blacksburg , Virginia: Wrote hate mail to President George W. Bush and to his staff; Registered Democrat;
    • Century 16 Multiplex Theatre @ Aurora, Colorado: Registered Democrat; Staff Worker on the Obama Campaign; Occupy Wall Street Participant; Progressive Liberal;
    • Sandy Hook Elementary School @ Newtown, Connecticut: Registered Democrat, hated Christians;
    It looks to me like being a Democrat is a bigger threat than has been previously reported. Maybe we need some laws about THAT!

    Read more: http://teapartyeconomist dot com/2013/01/14/gun-control-not-enough-votes-in-congress/#ixzz2I9N2suYw

  27. william bowman says:

    GOD has sent the cure for many plagues but you keep aborting them!

  28. while this is a horrible stain on the US Army, much like My Lai massacre. more comes to light when an in depth study is done. My reasoning, the comment "after the majority of the Sioux had peacefully turned in their firearms"……Many braves felt this was an act of cowardice and submission to the enemy…….

  29. Just curious, Gil.. Are you & Shane more than just friends ??

  30. eaglehaslanded says:

    Harold……You are SO RIGHT! Evil walks amoung us & Obama is one of the many. I actually believe him to be the anti-Christ. Or, a prized minion of the same. I am truly amazed someone hasn't tried to take him out,(one way or the other) by now.

  31. Bob Marshall says:

    As i said earlier,when the Russian newspaper Pravda tells America,do not let your government take your guns away we had better listen.+

  32. God isn't impotent. He needs no mortal man to defend Him (unlike the false god 'Allah'). You are free to stand on the street corner and bad-mouth God as much, and as loud as you want to. God can take care of Himself, just fine, thank you. Every now and then, God sends a plague to thin out evil-doers. Right now, we're dealing with a plague of Liberals and atheists. Sometimes, I think God sent people like you for the amusement of the faithful. You probably have all the answers to all of mankind's problems if we'd only listen to you, huh? I'm really impressed with the Liberal fix for the 'DRUG PROBLEM'. You made DRUGS illegal and 'Controlled them'. Now we don't have a DRUG PROBLEM anymore. Right? How 'bout that time you got a amendment passed to outlaw alcohol? That worked really great, huh? People like you would arrest Jesus if he showed up in your neighborhood and turned a little water into wine, wouldn't you?

  33. Just because you don't believe in your Creator does not mean a thing in the big scheme of things but it does mean that one day you will awake in a horror movie that never ends. I pray that you find The Lord Jesus Christ before that happens. The Holy Bible which is God's Word to mankind, says that only a Fool does not believe in HIM. Since HE is the creator of everything, I would advise you to take heed to HIS Word because nobody knows the time or day of our exit from this planet, and when you die it is to late to change your mind. May God grant you repentance and HIS glorious salvation which is in none other than thru the Son of God, Jesus Christ.

  34. When obummers detail give up their guns, then so will I.

  35. One thing is very clear; you read the Christian Bible as a dime store novel, without understanding the cleansing of SIN = ie. queers, lesbians, demonic forces {that DC is full of}. I hapen to be one of Gods Miracles, for only HE can raise the dead. My personal experience, January 22, 1988 @ 0622 hours.
    Rev. Dr. C. L. Fulton

  36. hanginjudge says:

    The ploy worked back then so they're going to try it again!
    There's a reason that "gun free zones" are the preferred targets of criminals and governments.

  37. who do you think you are Shane ….GOD ?

  38. siquijrisland says:

    you do not understand the origin of the united states so you must be from Cuba, Iran, North Korea or some other same as you under educated know it all.

  39. ALL Veterans need to know this and share it with everyone they know.

    Recently Marines in Iraq wrote to Starbucks because they wanted to
    let them know how much they liked their coffees and to request that
    they send some of it to the troops there.

    Starbucks replied, telling the Marines thank you for their support of their
    business, but that Starbucks does not support the war, nor anyone in it, and
    that they would not send the troops their brand of coffee.

    So as not to offend Starbucks, maybe we should not support them by not buying
    any of their products! I feel we should get this out in the open. I know this
    war might not be very popular with some folks, but that doesn't mean we don't
    support the men and women on the ground fighting street-to-street and

    Semper Fidelis. Sgt. Howard C. Wright
    1st Force Recon Co
    1st PLT

    Also, don't forget that when the Twin Trade Towers were hit the fire fighters
    and rescue workers went to Starbucks because it was close by for WATER for the
    survivors and workers, and Starbucks charged them!!

    OF THIS.

  40. These fascist-progressive democraps only hear and see what the want.

  41. Sioux Indin Admirer says:

    The white man killed innocent women, children, young and old men. The Tea Party cowards would have been applauding the massacre. They defended their homeland, something Tea Party members are cowards to do. You and your ancestors ought to be ashamed. You stole the Indians home for your own greed.

  42. An anonymous writer wrote: "Before you jump on the emotionally charged bandwagon for gun control, take a moment to reflect on the real purpose of the Second Amendment," which suggests that Indians could have been protected by the Second Amendment and avoided the massacre. This totally inapplicable.The writer continued, "…. the right of the people to take up arms in defense of themselves, their families, and property in the face of invading armies or an oppressive government. (Such as? The 7th Cavalry? The National Guard, toiling away in foreign countries?) Who?
    daughter of a writer