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The Rebellion Essay

1068 words - 5 pages

“Grandpa what was the craziest time in your entire life?”
“The Rebellion that ended about 20 years ago.”
“What was it all about grandpa?”
“Well, it all started when the worst president in the history of the United States of America had been elected to the Presidential office.”
“Who was he and what made him such a bad president?”
“It all started when Osama had been elected in to the presidential office. I remember it fairly well. I was at work, when we switched the channel to the news on the small T.V. that we usually had on when it was a slow day. They had announced that he won by a few hundred votes. We were all disappointed that he had won the election.
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“Why would he do that?”
“Because he’s a flat out moron, and there was a shooting at a little school in Connecticut, named Sandy Hook Elementary.”
“What does that have to do with banning guns?”
“There was an assault rifle (AR) in the man’s car.”
“Oh okay.”
“Now where was I?”
“You were at the part where you were telling us about how Osama had taken a step too far by trying to ban guns.”
“Oh yes. So that’s how it all started, and you know how a redneck gets when you are trying to take their guns.”
“Yeah that is not exactly a pretty sight.”
“So there were all of these sayings that people came up with. Some of them were ‘Don’t tread on me’ and ‘ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ’, ‘ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ’ means ‘come and take’. There were flags and pictures for both. ‘Don’t tread on me’ had a coiled up rattle snake with the words ‘Don’t tread on me’ at the bottom, the words were black and the flag was yellow with the rattle snake in brown, sometimes the grass that the rattler was on was green and on others it was brown. The flag/picture for ‘ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ’ was a Spartan warrior helmet with the words ‘ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ’ at the bottom.
“How was that the craziest thing in your life, grandpa?”
“I’m just getting started. The Rebellion started as a peaceful protest when a bunch of people, military, veterans and some that were still active but were home on leave, rednecks, and just random gun owners, children and adults. They all had a type of gun and had a gun show right outside the white house, and guess what.”
“I was there, right smack dab in the middle of the gun show. I remember it perfectly I had my trusty AR-15 Rhino tactical with a scope that cost just as much as the gun did, I also had my tripod. Then Barack Osama had...

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