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February 22, 2023 2 min read 0 Comments
From the words of Chris Kyle in his autobiography, "We all thought what the Punisher did was cool: He righted wrongs, so we adapted his symbol - a skull - and made it our own." Kyle said he and his men spray painted the skull on Hummers, body armor, buildings and their guns. "We wanted people to know, 'We're here and we want to f-- with you.'"
Chris Kyle is the subject of the movie American Sniper. Kyle was a United States Navy SEAL sniper. He served four tours in the Iraq War and was awarded several commendations for acts of heroism and meritorious service in combat. When he was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy in 2009, he published his autobiography, American Sniper, in 2012. One year later, he was murdered by Eddie Ray Routh at the Rough Creek Lodge shooting range. Routh was a former Marine with PTSD and was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole. Chris Kyle Memorial is in Odessa, Texas.
Clint Eastwood then made a film called "American Sniper" in 2014 which starred Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller. The film was nominated for many awards including Best Picture but won an Academy Award for Best Sound Editing and Bradley Cooper won an Academy Award for Best Actor.
The Spot store has their own style of the Punisher including the slogans "We The People" and "1776" as well as the slogan "When Tyranny Becomes Law, Rebellion Becomes Duty." This slogan for Tyranny comes from our 3rd President, Thomas Jefferson, basically meaning one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.
The meaning of Tyranny is a government in which the ruler's behavior with he masses is ruthless and oppressive. Tyranny causes aggression among people. So when Tyranny becomes law, the people have several responsibilities to resist oppression. The first duty is unity. The people come together in a meeting and discuss the issues they are having. Thus, the people take the steps to overthrow the government and free the country of those tyrants.
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