Polster says "pre-revolutionary" Americans

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  1. Bobitis

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    Well...
    If people start pillaging/razing their capitals, I would hope so.

    If it's thousands of armed but peacefull protestors in every state, I hope that would get some attention. Excuse for matrial law? Nope.

    Sorry to disagree with some here, but the military and LEO are FAR outgunned in the civilian sector. How many cops do you have in your neighborhood? If 1 died in every 100 attempted door beat downs, how long would they last? They don't have the manpower to survive those numbers. After 15-20 officers are killed, who else would volunteer?

    I don't know about the rest of ya'll, but if the military has a reason to walk down my street, EVERYTHING will be loaded and ready. Army cammo don't make you a friend.
  2. Millwright

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    No reason - except for civility - they weren't ! Most had brought home a variety of "war trophies" that included machine guns. No law against it at the time.

    The real reason the vets weren't armed was they thought it was their right and priviledge as written in the constitution they defended with their lives to petition Congress in an orderly manner for the "bonus" - earned in combat - to be paid in advance of its due date to help them when it was most needed ! Congress - when their press coverage started to turn more sympathetic, I suspect - soon disabused them of that fantasy !

    I've wondered if Gen. DDE's venture among the "pre-invasion airborn troops" on the eve of their departure wasn't to atone , (in his mind) for his part in the affair. >MW
  3. HunterAlpha1

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    precisely what i was saying. they should have been armed on general principle. a crowd of peasants gathered at the castle gate will most likely attract little more than amusement from the nobility, annoyance at most. an armed crowd of peasants on the other hand, will draw the undivided attention of their rulers.
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    If the world goes bad friends ill be one of the military who stand with you even if it calls for me to fight till death. I support and defend the Constitution of these United States not the government if they go against it.
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    When that day comes, if it ever does, there will be mass defections of both the police forces, and our military, but, there will be those that will take, and obey un-constitutional orders form a corupt government. And they have a lot of fire power! I hope I never see that day, nor my children, but there are enough comunist in this country that it would be possible to field an army of people to stand against the rest of the population. IMHO!
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    What Carver said!!!! I truly hope I or my kids never see that day!!!
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    Oathkeepers has formed out of concern that our law enforcement and our military would follow illegal orders against the american people. While they dont always get it right, they stand firm in defending the constitution and refusing any such orders that may come down from washington. They are a growing organization that will be at the forefront if this issue ever arises. This is why I am a member and will continue to support them even though they are not perfect.
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