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Happy New Year and thank you for listening to the Black Man With A Gun Show Podcast.  In response to feedback that you liked when I did a little history, I am going to share some bullet points of the history of slavery in America up until the Emancipation Proclamation.  There was a old celebration of freedom that has been perverted called “Watch Night.”  It involved my ancestors and I want to share that with you.  Michael J. Woodland, talks about cleaning your rifle and you might here a few other things in this one.
By the President of the United States of America: A Proclamation. Whereas, on the twenty-second day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, a proclamation was issued by the President of the United States, containing, among other things, the following, to wit: "That on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons, and will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom. "That the Executive will, on the first day of January aforesaid, by proclamation, designate the States and parts of States, if any, in which the people thereof, respectively, shall then be in rebellion against the United States; and the fact that any State, or the people thereof, shall on that day be, in good faith, represented in the Congress of the United States by members chosen thereto at elections wherein a majority of the qualified voters of such State shall have participated, shall, in the absence of strong countervailing testimony, be deemed conclusive evidence that such State, and the people thereof, are not then in rebellion against the United States." Now, therefore I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, by virtue of the power in me vested as Commander-in-Chief, of the Army and Navy of the United States in time of actual armed rebellion against the authority and government of the United States, and as a fit and necessary war measure for suppressing said rebellion, do, on this first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, and in accordance with my purpose so to do publicly proclaimed for the full period of one hundred days, from the day first above mentioned, order and designate as the States and parts of States wherein the people thereof respectively, are this day in rebellion against the United States, the following, to wit: Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, (except the Parishes of St. Bernard, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. John, St. Charles, St. James Ascension, Assumption, Terrebonne, Lafourche, St. Mary, St. Martin, and Orleans, including the City of New Orleans) Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia, (except the forty-eight counties designated as West Virginia, and also the counties of Berkley, Accomac, Northampton, Elizabeth City, York, Princess Ann, and Norfolk, including the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth[)], and which excepted parts, are for the present, left precisely as if this proclamation were not issued. And by virtue of the power, and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States, and parts of States, are, and henceforward shall be free; and that the Executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons. And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defence; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And I further declare and make known, that such persons of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the City of Washington, this first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty three, and of the Independence of the United States of America the eighty-seventh. By the President: ABRAHAM LINCOLN WILLIAM H. SEWARD, Secretary of State.
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This episode marks exactly ten years of podcasting for me.  It is bitter sweet as I ponder where I go from here.  I get some help from going back to episode 187 where I got the chance to be on the red carpet in Hollywood with some pro-gun stars at a fundraiser for the City of Hope.  You'll hear my thoughts then which came out in 2007.  You'll hear my conversations with actors Keith David, Ernie Hudson, and Patrick Kilpatrick along with some products from vendors at the event.  There is even a retro ad with the actual voice of the founder of CrossBreed Holsters.

PSA for the http://MarylandShallIssue.org meeting coming in December.

Johnny King introduces me to 3-gun competition.

Michael J. Woodland on rifle slings because I asked him.

Thank you for joining me on this journey.

 

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Happy Thanksgiving.

Interview with a new black hunter, joking about Thanksgiving and Black Friday, Michael talks about a new company DelphiTactical.com

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NRA Wayne LaPierre interview (c. 2009) Fear as it relates to gun ownership, life and marketing, a journey of a podcaster that has been doing it for ten years.  Tip from Michael J. Woodland. 

The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.
Gandhi

 

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Direct download: 546_-_What_You_Should_Know_About_Fear.mp3
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Being aware of surroundings, a Christian response to the church shooting in Texas and the incident in Walmart.  And a brief look back at my ten years of podcasting interrupted by the news.

 

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Halloween themed show with what I learned that applies to gun owners.  A little on the origin of Zombies and the Mozambique / Failure drill.  Michael J. Woodland talks about practicing while concealed.  A Tip on what’s important in shooting.  Tried to cram a lot into a short time.  Let me know if it worked.  Thanks for listening.  Launched a new graphics and design biz at kennblanchard.com, check out the new blanchardministries.com and sign up.  visit and consider supporting http://gofundme.com/speaklifepodcast 

Direct download: 544_-_Lessons_from_The_Walking_Night_of_The_Living_Dead.mp3
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This is a short show but hits on concealed carry advice for the new person. Book recommendations, event calendar, Advice from Marcus Weldon on the justice system, Michael J Woodland on training vs competition, Respect Yourself

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Have you considered hunting?  The importance of training, by Michael J. Woodland.  Training tip from Kenn on why your stance is important. In our history segment, we remember the Fugitive Slave Act, and how many things haven't changed in the psyche of America.  We wrongly accuse people and allies.  We should be one America.  

Stop the hate.

Go back to the basics.

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Welcome to all the new app subscribers.  its free why don't you have yours?

If you are thinking suicide call 1-800-273-8255

 

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How Not to Fall For The Banana Tailpipe 

Media Interview tips for pro-gun people.

Michael J. Woodland on hunting with Johnny King

Commentary from Rob Morse.

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Spotlight is on the church shooting in Tennessee, thinking about the three mass shooting events, reminding you to master one gun, training tip is about the trigger. Talking a little Old Testament / New Testament and getting into the preaching mode with a music piece from my group the DC Gospel Stars.  And a plea to get right with God.

Direct download: 540_-_Church_Security_Shooting_Tips_and_Salvation.mp3
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