Originally Posted by Paladin
If the government wanted to do "whatever" to you, they would federlize the Guardsmen and have them do whatever. I guarantee you the Guardsmen would overtake any person or group of persons who have assault rifles.
Sure, they could take me, easy. They might have a little more problems killing 300M other U.S. Citizens with guns, if that's what you're advocating.
It's all about control. Confiscate weapons from people, make them dependent on the government, and they can force you to pay taxes for anything they want...which they are already doing.