The Right of the People (individually) to...

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Bootney Lee Farnsworth, Oct 3, 2017.

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We should all have the right to full-auto military assault rifles and S.A.W.s

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    By the way, the neat part of this argument is that additive manufacturing techniques are going to make it completely moot in about a decade, if not sooner. :woohoo:
     
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    I was under the impression that the founders were against having a standing army. That the 2nd amendment exists so that the state can summon a militia in times of need.
     
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    Muskets for all; you have to be able to load and shoot in under a minute, to be well regulated.
     
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    As is still the case. And it’s true... they were against a standing army. But we have one now. Which makes an armed citizenry all the more important, to maintain our freedom.
     
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    We have to fear our men and women in the military? That's a different message than what we might normally hear from those on the right.
     
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    "contingent on"?...lol, I think the word you are looking for is"necessary", you know, as in..."necessary to the security of a FREE STATE"!... some other words you may have over looked are "the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall NOT BE INFRINGED ...too funny.
     
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    Like your avatar, it puts the lie to the other lefties here who are trying to hide the fact they are communists/marxists.
     
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    More so those who command them...
     
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    so they can summon an armed militia in times of need, not mention that there would be less need to summon an already armed populace...and regardless of the founders/framers intentions concerning a standing army they made sure their intentions of an armed populace were included in the constitution.
     
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    We should have Standing Army tax rates; but it goes against right wing fantasy.
     

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