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  •  The Founding Fathers (5+ / 0-)

    would have asked where they could buy some.

    Thomas Jefferson owned cannon.  When Washington in 1775-1776 started equipping his warships to harass British ships coming in to Boston, he bought them from private owners.

    One of the founding fathers might, however, have asked if your futuristic ultratech had solved the last problems in machinegun operation, as the period automatic fire weapons -- I believe the earliest patent is 1730 -- did not work as well as might have been hoped.

    And if they learned the issues the Second Amendment had entailed, they would have struck the dependent clause.

    We can have change for the better.

    by phillies on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 03:43:11 AM PST

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