A way out?

Might lead through West By-God Virginia.

West Virginia lawmakers are pushing a resolution inviting Virginia’s Second Amendment Sanctuary counties to become constituents of West Virginia.

The resolution–HCR 8–highlights 1863, the year Republicans broke with slave-owning Virginia Democrats and formed West Virginia.

The divide then was that the people of Western Virginia did not believe “the government at Richmond” had their best interests at heart and that such a divide exists again again today (over 118 local governments in Virginia have declared themselves Second Amendment Sanctuaries for this reason).

West Virginia Delegates use the resolution to pledge that the gun rights now under assault by Virginia Democrats will be protected for those counties that choose to become part of the state of West Virginia.

Frivolous as this proposal may seem, or even actually be, I still like it. In any event, the Democrat-Socialist gun-grabbers in Richmond are deadly serious about tyranny and show no sign whatsoever of backing off, instead plowing relentlessly ahead in defiance of the US Constitution, Virginia’s own Constitution, and even the motto on the Commonwealth flag and seal.

Meanwhile, the VCDL’s planned protest next week is looking more and more like a trap, as Aesop has so vehemently warned. One of Ace’s commenters offers a modest proposal for defusing the tension there while still striking a blow at Gov Coonman:

12 The protestors should all come in black face
Posted by: It’s me donna at January 15, 2020 06:14 PM (6XlcD)

Heh. Okay, I like that one, too.

3 thoughts on “A way out?

  1. “12 The protestors should all come in black face
    Posted by: It’s me donna at January 15, 2020 06:14 PM (6XlcD)”

    I like it too. It’s also about 30 IQ points smarter than their original plan.

     

    The problem is that anyone planning on attending is, by definition, probably too far over on the left side of the bell curve to do that, and too much of a herd of cats to do it as a group.

     

    I really want to wake up on Tuesday and read about how this was a fizzle, and turned into a low-turnout nothingburger, with zero media backblast, and no violence, all of which we already know is only going to go one way.

    But I really doubt that’s going to happen. Nobody hopes I’m wrong about that more than I do.

     

  2. “A dangerous word, secession. It means freedom. — Joseph Sobran.

    The entire foundation of freedom in the Western conception — i.e., freedom from — requires that a people who feel oppressed by their current government be allowed to renounce it and to choose another, or none at all. West Virginia’s invitation will put Northam’s ass in a very tight crack, if it hasn’t already!

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