Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis
Alexander Hamilton, Federalist 29.
Wagz' translation "Trust your government! They know best! (as long as my guy runs it)"
Death throes of the Roman Republic translation...
"Few men desire freedom, the greater part desire just masters."
Do you even know what it means to be "trained in the discipline and use of arms" in the context of 18th century America? You're a fool if you don't think it means something completely different than today.