Indeed my arguement from the very begining. Make it so..... LEGALLY.
Originally Posted by Edwina's Secretary
HA! Are we getting THIS pathetic dear? LOL
It was written in a time when "arms" meant something very different than it does today -- by men who thought owning slaves was unpleasant but legal and that only rich white men should be allowed to vote (sounds like the Republican Party today!)
So, the study of history is for naught? You heard it here first folks. What actually happend matters not... Me thinks, my dear, that you should do a study on the writing of those men. Perhaps a study upon what the word 'militia' meant to the people who wrote it? You know, that silly context thing. (I know, 'history' and understanding it is SO last century....)
Folks who channel the founding fathers - a game I think best left to oujia boards and parlor games
- are always saying what they would have wanted. There is simply no way they could have imagined the world as it is today. The best line I have read about this is that what the founding fathers would have wanted was running water.
+1 For a long time, the social acceptance of a person defending themselves has been vilified. Look at where it has gotten us. When will we begin to stand up against evil and fight back against it as free people have a right to do? History tells us what is required to be truly FREE. The simple choice is ours to make. Cower to evil or fight it? Speaking as a father and a husband... I DO NOT want to have to do ANY harm to any one... But I am grateful for the right to protect my life (and my wife/childs life) with force if necessary.
Here's the thing. Things change. I would hope, as a country, we would be intelligent enough to recognize when it is time to change.
"Unlike most of you, I am not a nut."
- Homer Simpson
"If the enemy opens the door, you must race in."
- Sun Tzu - Art of War