The Best Home Defense Weapon, Hands-Down

By now I fully understand that the home-defense debate will never end. Whether it’s a rifle, handgun, or shotgun, someone will argue for its advantage over the others. But I’m pretty sure I’ve found what is indisputably the best — a machinegun.

Think about it. If you break into my house armed with a pistol, I can put 30 bullets in you in under two seconds. No pistol can compete with that.

Watch this video, and you’ll see what I mean.

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In mid-2011, a gun set up like this will cost around $15,000. This outrageous price is the result of an unconstitutional law fixing the supply of machineguns — you can’t sell them to regular citizens unless they were made and registered before May 19, 1986. Besides being unconstitutional, the law is absurd; if you own a registered machinegun made May 18, 1986, everything is fine. If it was made May 20, you’re a felon. In any event, it weren’t for this restriction, machineguns would cost about the same as a semi-automatic version of the same gun.

The Reason for the Second Amendment

There’s a good reason the founders of the United States expressly denied the government the power to regulate gun ownership. They understood that if the citizens had the same guns as power-lusting rulers, they couldn’t be ruled. And of course that’s precisely why politicians, judges, and unelected bureaucrats completely ignore this constitutional limitation. I mean, if you can’t rule the people, what’s the point of being in the government?

Remember the TV series Lost? Imagine you and 50 other people were stranded on an island. Fred Jones and his three boys get the crowd together and tell everyone they have to turn over their guns. Fred and his boys will provide security, but no one else can.

I don’t know about you, but my response would be “not a chance.” I’m keeping my guns, and if trouble comes, I’ll pitch in to help. But I’m not giving up my guns or my right to provide my own security. And if trouble comes that’s bigger than anyone can handle alone, we’ll get everybody together and put a security detail to work.

In fact, just so we’re ready at a moment’s notice, we ought to form a security club, sort of like the Boy Scouts. We’ll get together twice a week and train. We can call it a militia. We’re freedom-loving people, so we won’t force anyone to serve, but if you don’t, well, that will be greatly frowned upon.

This is precisely how the founders of the United States planned for our defense. They understood that if citizens were forbidden to hold the engines and implements of war, their liberties were not secure. That was the purpose of the Second Amendment, and it explains why there is no qualification whatsoever — the government shall not infringe the right to keep and bear arms. At all.

Defense and security production are too important to trust in the hands of politicians. They can’t even balance the nation’s checkbook. Not to put too fine a point on it, but trusting them with our security is plain stupid.

Help Save America — Learn About Liberty

The Tea Party’s strategy is to take over the Republican party, throw out the moldy old leadership, and then go about reducing the power of government. It’s a good idea, but only if Tea Partiers really understand the principles of liberty on which this country was founded. Unfortunately, that knowledge has been lost. But have no fear, I’ve written a book about our liberties, the threats to them, and how we can recover them peacefully, as long as we act soon. Learn more in The Truth About Liberty: How the Tea Party Can Save America.

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Other Home Defense Options

For those who can’t afford $15,000 on home defense, there are other options — the aforementioned handguns, rifles, and shotguns. Take a look at these videos for more info.

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  • Rich Mehornay

    Hi.I enjoy your videos for they are informative and also with a sense of humor as well.We also share some similiar viewpoints in life.I would like to know what brand and model green dot laser and also laser remote switch you installed on your Benelli M4 video.I want to get the same gun and arrangement of my own.I looked at the weapon and am considering getting a black version.Besides being less likely in getting dirty at times and perhaps for camaflouge,did you have a preference for the particular appearing model you have.I want to get the green laser and so this is why I am writing to you.Perhaps you can also advise me on having the system put together?The gun store I went to had a gunsmith they recommend?Thank you for your time.

    Rich Mehornay

  • Kimberly Edwards

    This would be a great means of self-defense if it weren't so expensive. Is there anything we can do to get them to change the law?

    • USSpiteful

      unlikely, but you could shave the firing pin on an AR or AK. It will be prone to jamming if done incorrectly and an AK’s accuracy dies. After the Vietnam war, the M16 was changed so that it would operate at burst (3 rds) instead of full auto. Today, US Marines use the M16 A2 and have no need for fully automatic fire, just burst. We should still be allowed to own them but we also have to have the responsibility to handle them.

      • undeRGRound

        I don’t see the word “responsible” in the 2A…
        IMO it is up to the others to make sure no one else upsets the apple cart of the Republic. That’s why we’re all supposed to be ARMED, in a self-policing kind of way! It is implied, of course, throughout the entire document.

  • undeRGRound

    IDK about “Lost” but that scenario would be “Fred +3 DEAD!”
    Don’t have cable, no antenna. 1 TV, for DVD and VHS, has not been
    used in IDK how long! 😀