In that case, Hugh, if you insist on making this argument based on potential fantasies based on an odd and incorrect view of history, then rest assured that your average American, even liberals, support the federal level right to own guns. I surely do.
If individual places within this fine Republic bother you, you might consider what a Republic actually IS in the first place.
In fact, I don't believe that I've made an actual argument either way. What I have done is to make some observations and ask some questions.
Personally, I have had the recent thought of obtaining a gun myself, though it has nothing to do with Obama or fear of jack booted brown shirts taking my guns at gunpoint.