people's militia?

Discussion in 'The Fire For Effect and Totally Politically Incorr' started by topper, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. topper

    topper New Member

    Aug 2, 2006
    deep in the woods
    How many of you all on this gun forum would join and actively participate in a 'people's militia' if there were such a thing nowadays? I'm referring to a sort of militia like was made up of volunteers in the colonial days of america when we were going to try for freedom from an oppressive regime(england). What would you be willing to give up to join such a militia to protect our rights and our land from foreign invasion? Job, Money, be away from family, perhaps your own life? Many in the colonial days gave everything they had and recieved nothing in return because they gave their life or were imprisioned. The volunteers provide their own clothing, food, weapons and endured numbing cold winter and no guarantees that they would be the victor. What would you do?
  2. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    IMHO, freedom is worth fighting for, and dieing for. I'm getting on up there in age, and my body don't work like it used to, but I would be there. Probably wouldn't count for much, other than the head count.

  3. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee

    Old, tired, overweight, bad hearing, shaky -
    But I can still hit what I aim at -
  4. Terry_P

    Terry_P New Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    If there was a foreign invasion I would be on the front lines as I live on the right coast. The choices would be run or fight and I've got bad knees and don't run. Take out the officers if you can.
  5. Trouble 45-70

    Trouble 45-70 New Member

    Too old to run but willing to hold a position while others reposition.

    There I will remain.

    Last maybe 2 min.? OK.
  6. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    Absolutley would fight. To the death.
  7. Eddie N

    Eddie N New Member

    Apr 23, 2009
    Add me to the list!
  8. SpazFreak1911

    SpazFreak1911 New Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    New york city
    To protect the Constitution and rights that a fore fathers fought for? im down to give me life for that!
  9. Terry_P

    Terry_P New Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    NH State Motto and on our license plates: "Live Free of Die".
  10. TheGunClinger

    TheGunClinger Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    If we were being invaded by foreign entitys, you bet! To protect our rights that my ancestors fought for in 1776, you bet! To protect my family, you bet, and you wouldnt have to be a foreigner either if you threaten my family.
    Terry P .. I was born in Laconia and was raised in Belmont before I got moved to Florida when I was 16. I miss the mountains and the scenery but you can keep that white s***!!
  11. Insulation Tim

    Insulation Tim Well-Known Member

    Oct 29, 2008
    I've had a great life, great family, wife and kids all thanks to our predecessors.

    I'm not going to slack on them now. I'm with you guys 101%.
  12. Marlin T

    Marlin T Well-Known Member

    Jul 8, 2005
    New Mexico
    Where do we sign up at?
  13. Big ugly

    Big ugly New Member

    Feb 27, 2009
    Knoxville Tennessee
    I am a fighter,Guess its the Irish in me. Count me in
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