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MLB Star Whose Family Fled Castro Has Perfect Response to Critics of His Stance on the Second Amendment

I think all Americans can learn a thing or two from those who fled Castro in the 60’s.

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I think all Americans can learn a thing or two from those who fled Castro in the 60’s.

Cuba has become somewhat of a romanticized example of the glories of communism to young, idealistic, economically-illiterate leftists, but a quick survey of the history of the establishment of Cuba’s communist government would give anyone pause.

The Cuban population in the US is made up largely of refugees and descendants of refugees who know all too well the price of free healthcare and national literacy: gross human rights violation, seizure of private property, and the imprisonment, torture, and death of political dissidents.

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So Major League Baseball star and Cuban-American J.D. Martinez knows all to well the power of an armed populace to protect against tyranny, since his family fled tyranny during the Cuban revolution and appreciates American liberty in a way many here simply cannot.

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This was his attitude when critics descended on him this week for a five-year-old (that’s right, five) Instagram post defending the Second Amendment.

Here was the post:

https://instagram.com/p/UUDOLtkWOn/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_loading_state_control

The quote, attributed to Hitler, is likely a misquote, The Blaze points out, but Hitler’s comments on gun ownership for private citizens is even more chilling:

“The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to allow the subjugated races to possess arms. History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjugated races to carry arms have prepared their own downfall by so doing.” — Hitler’s Table Talk, 1941-1944: Secret Conversations

Martinez, the Daily Wire reports, did initially apologize if the post offended anyone, but refused to back down on his support for the Second Amendment, citing his family’s history:

“As most of you guys know I’m Cuban-American, and most of my family was run out of Cuba because of a brutal dictator,” Martinez told a swarm of reporters on Tuesday. “It’s terrible. It’s one of those things where I’ll never get to meet some of my family because of it.”

“I love my country. I stand by the Constitution and I stand by the Second Amendment,” he continued. “It’s something I take pride in and it’s something I’ll back up.”

“Everybody has a right to stand by what they believe in and that’s what makes us American,” added Martinez, according to the New York Daily News. “We’re not all going to believe in the same things, but that’s what makes this country so great.”

Amen to that!

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Video: Protesters Break Into City Hall, Rip Down American Flag – Mayor Escorted From Building

Riot? Insurrection?

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Left-wing violence is not violence to the left. Rioting, looting, fighting back against cops – those people are the real patriots, they’ll say. But when a group of supposed conservatives are literally invited by cops into the Capitol building in Washington DC, it’s insurrection! Check out what happened on Friday near Seattle. Did you hear about any of this on the news? From KIRO7: BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Protestors broke into City Hall in Bellingham on Friday, forcing the mayor to be escorted out of the building for safety. Mayor Seth Fleetwood said it is impossible to ignore the parallels to the storming of the Washington D.C. Capitol Building on Jan. 6. CONTINUED: “It was unsettling,” Fleetwood said. “They banged on the door and we got word they had somehow broken it open and were entering, and I was advised to leave,” he said. Fleetwood said he was ushered out a back door and driven away from the building to his car. WATCH: https://twitter.com/DeedeeKIRO7/status/1352768804472852482?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1352768804472852482%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Finsurrection-left-wing-mob-invades-govt-building-tears-down-american-flags%2F https://twitter.com/DeedeeKIRO7/status/1352788677609414658?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1352788677609414658%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Finsurrection-left-wing-mob-invades-govt-building-tears-down-american-flags%2F

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Pro-Choice Protesters Storm Catholic Church In Middle of Mass, Call for Abortion On-Demand

Is there even a word for this kind of depravity?

John Salvatore

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“Two, four, six, eight this church teaches hate!” That’s what these crazed radicals chanted when they stormed into a Catholic Church like a pack of imbeciles. Considering Joe Biden is a “devout Catholic” – LOL – he’ll surely have something to say, right? This is not a story you’ll see on news broadcasts tonight. From Catholic News Agency: “Fund abortion, not cops,” said one of their signs. “Abortion on Demand. End Hyde Now,” said another, apparently referring to the Hyde Amendment, which bans most federal funding for abortion. At least two protesters wore vests that read “clinic escort” on the back. Police and church officials escorted the protestors outside, where some protesters appeared to make obscene gestures at them, according to video from The Columbus Dispatch. Friday marked the 48th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, which mandated permissive abortion laws nationwide. WATCH: https://twitter.com/breeadail/status/1352902964369883136?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1352902964369883136%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2021%2F01%2Fpro-abortion-group-storms-catholic-church-knocks-table-shouts-profanities-video%2F This is the definition of pure evil.

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