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Old 01-19-2013, 08:50 PM   #924
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Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis View Post
Again, as I've quoted repeatedly... the founders feared a strong American federal military more than anything. State militias and an armed populace were meant to be a check on it, not a cog in it.
How would an armed populace be anything more than a minor irritation to the US military?

Don't assume that every proud NRA member and/or gun owner would fight on the side of the rebels. A tyrant is likely to be dressed in a suit, wrapped in the flag, wearing a Christian cross and bearing messages of patriotism.
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