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  •  Yeesh, is that Federalist Paper out of context (11+ / 0-)

    or what?  It's the same one where Hamilton argues that organizing militias is so difficult that "little more can reasonably be aimed at, with respect to the people at large, than to have them properly armed and equipped", and that a standing army would be inferior to armed citizens "who stand ready to defend their own rights and those of their fellow-citizens".  You've picked probably the worst text to defend your point here.  

    Saint, n. A dead sinner revised and edited. - Ambrose Bierce

    by pico on Sat Jan 07, 2012 at 03:41:58 PM PST

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