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  •  Sounds like a good idea to me... (2+ / 0-)
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    CroneWit, ColoTim

    after all, doesn't 'A well regulated militia' mean a well regulated militia?

    If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed. Albert Einstein

    by kharma on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 10:09:58 AM PST

    •  yes. (0+ / 0-)

      but "the people" do not mean "the subset of people who are members of the militia."

      States' rights? Corporate rights? Militia rights? Government rights? Hell no! Only individuals have rights. Proud lifelong human supremacist.

      by happymisanthropy on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 11:44:42 AM PST

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      •  Why not? If it's been judged that way in the past (0+ / 0-)

        there's no reason it can't be changed in the face of this menace.  It just takes willpower, which I will agree is in very short supply.

        •  it never has, actually. (0+ / 0-)

          Not by the supreme court anyway.

          States' rights? Corporate rights? Militia rights? Government rights? Hell no! Only individuals have rights. Proud lifelong human supremacist.

          by happymisanthropy on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 02:17:53 PM PST

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