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Old 09-05-2019, 03:28 PM
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Originally Posted by RickJay View Post
It is endlessly fascinating to me that so many Republicans are hard core for the people having guns to defend themselves from the government, but at the same time are huge boosters of the United States having a gigantic standing army and controlling the state militias. If you brought the Founding Fathers to today and they saw that, they would think they'd failed; they thought a massive standing army a huge threat to liberty. They would rush back to 1789 and alter the Constitution to prevent that.
I find it interesting how people who oppose any form of gun control say we should respond to mass shootings in public places by having more armed police assigned to these area. How is having armed uniformed government agents stationed on our streets, in our public meeting places, in our businesses, in our schools, and in our transportation centers not conducive to establishing a tyranny?