Saturday 10 a.m. EST on WCRN AM 830 we welcome blogger and author Clayton Cramer to DaTechGuy on DaRadio.

He will be talking about his new book My Brother Ron: A Personal and Social History of the Deinstitutionalization of the Mentally Ill

In our second hour we will be talking the news of the week, From Chick-Fil-A to guns and more.

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I have heard a lot of people on the left self righteously complain that conservatives are unwilling to agree to “common sense gun control” that we  are unreasonable fanatics who would oppose restrictions on the ownership of Sherman Tanks.

Most of all; we are totally wrong to believe that the left is after our guns just because of the proposed assault weapon ban.

Why would we have such a belief, how can the folks on the right even think we on the left are after their guns, all their guns?

The answer: Chick-Fil-A

Twenty years ago there was nobody NOBODY nationally who was pushing the idea of gay marriage. If Bill Clinton had come out for Gay Marriage in 1992 he would have lost 49 states.

Then came the VT Supreme Court ruling requiring civil partnerships.

When people suggested that this was going to lead to Gay Marriage liberals insisted they were alarmist. Nobody in the mainstream was pushing Gay Marriage and the whole argument was absurd.  This was just addressing inheritance and hospital visitation issues which were not unreasonable.

In 1996 the defense of Marriage Act was proposed, at the time it was suggested that instead of a law, a constitutional amendment formally declaring Marriage was between a man or Woman should be passed. Such people were dismissed as alarmists. Nobody was talking about legalizing Gay Marriage and there was absolutely no need of a Constitutional Amendment to define a word the meaning of which  the nation had understood for centuries.

No amendment was forthcoming but DOMA passed 85–14 in the Senate & 342–67 in the house.  Democrats overwhelmingly supported the bill (32-14 senate & 188-65 house). Bill Clinton signed the bill into law and that was that.

Until for the third time a liberal State (Massachusetts) by a 4-3 ruling declared Gay Marriage Legal. Again we were told not to worry, the legality of Gay Marriage was just a question of equality and it wouldn’t make any difference in the lives of those who opposed it.

Then came the persecution of parents who opposed it.

Then came the Catholic Church being given a choice, violate your beliefs or stop placing children for adoption: never mind how well you place the children hardest to find homes for.

And as the supporters of Gay Marriage lost vote after vote after vote (and continue to block any vote in Massachusetts) they became louder and more vitriolic even to the point of assault

Look at memorandum on given day. Any person who opposes Gay Marriage is not defined as against “Gay Marriage” they are defined as “anti-gay” a bigot.

And now comes the Mayors of two large cities, Chicago & Boston, declaring publicly that Chick-fil-a is not welcome. That Chick-fil-a for daring to have Biblical principles and support them have no place in their civilized cities.

And if Chick-Fil-A is guilty then so is every Catholic Church, every Orthodox Church, Every Mosque (well apparently not Every Mosque) and the vast majority of Protestant Churches in the country, (at least the ones that are growing).   If they are not welcome neither is the business of any person of faith who doesn’t bend to the pressure media and money can provide, a pressure that the President wilted against.

We have reached the point from the legality of Gay Marriage in Massachusetts, to the Mayor of the largest city in the Commonwealth publicly declaring in effect:  If your business dare oppose the liberal politically correct position , your enterprise doesn’t belong in our enlightened city.

This has happened in the space of a decade, after being assured that “Gay Marriage” would have no effect on anyone else.

So when you on the left tell us, assure us, and promise us that if we on the right agree to just a little bit of Gun Control, you have our word that we have no designs on your personal firearms or anything else, you’ll pardon us for declaring:

You Lie!

If we are stupid enough to believe you on gun control then we deserve to lose the rights we are fighting to defend.

Update: Instalanche, thanks Glenn, Stay tuned for my visit to the nearest Chick-Fil-A (Had to go to NH to do it). Remember tomorrow 10 a.m. Clayton Cramer will be on DaTechGuy on daRadio talking his new book and in the second hour call 888-9-fedora and you can talk Chick-Fil-A and guns with me directly on WCRM AM 830

Update 2: So it’s the Bigot card now eh, OK two can play at that game

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As anyone knows I’m not a big fan of Elizabeth Warren politically (I’ve never met the lady, I’ve heard she’s rather nice rather nice person) and I certainly don’t support her for Senator. But while I’m amused by the grief she is getting over the lilly-white photo lets point out a few things:

  • It’s the middle of Summer younger people in college or high school have free time
  • The Unemployment rate is high, it’s even higher among the young and even higher among young people of color
  • I doubt the Elizabeth Warren Campaign (or any campaign) would turned away a young person of color who volunteered

Now I would submit and suggest that the whole dependency culture message of the Democrats should naturally turn off minorities, the whole condescending: “You can’t make it without me and the Government” business is a thumb in the eye while the GOP message of: “You can do it and we’ll get Government out of the way” is one of confidence.

However I am led to believe that there area fair number of of people of color who disagree with me here and overwhelming support the left, but his picture doesn’t suggest it.

The success of the Tea Party electorally is due to the willingness of people to get involved, and give work and time to causes they believe in, and despite the cries of “Astroturf” by Pelosi there isn’t a bunch of Koch money funding them.

You run with the volunteers you have. Elizabeth Warren has been running for quite a while. If you are a member of the GOP like me sure, I can look at that picture and laugh, maybe I’d joke: “What are you talking about? I’ll bet all of those folks are 1/32 Cherokee.”

But if I’m Elizabeth Warren I have two choices: I can pull an SEIU and pay people of color to show up as if they are volunteers AstroTurfing the pictures or I can take the shot with the people who actually show up.

So young leftist I’m sure Warren would have been happy to have your face in that shot, if you weren’t in the picture it’s your fault not hers.

Of course If I was you, I’d head on down to the Scott Brown HQ instead….

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DaTechGuy’s fundraiser continues and as you can see by the thermometer your $10 & $20 is needed to keep things going as there is not a bunch of Koch money in the till for the record if the Koch brothers or rich conservatives want to kick in and get me to our $3000 goal and beyond , I’m a capitalist, I’ll take it!