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Why the 2nd Amendment

Cosda Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 8:54 AM
While there are agents of the Federal government quite willing to invade citizens homes to disarm them, I still don't think the country has the stomach for too many Wacco-type situations. And the military certainly doesn't. They are are kids and friends and I'm pretty sure whose side they will be on come crunch time.
dcopeland Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 10:18 AM
You forget your history. When it has been decided to take over a country, people from OTHER countries will be sent in, hint : UN
CVN65 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 10:13 AM
Once Obama gets the UN small arms treaty through, we will have foreign troops utilized to do just this.
Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shootings, said: "The British are not coming. ... We don't need all these guns to kill people." Lewis' vision, shared by many, represents a gross ignorance of why the framers of the Constitution gave us the Second Amendment. How about a few quotes from the period and you decide whether our Founding Fathers harbored a fear of foreign tyrants.

Alexander Hamilton: "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed," adding later, "If the representatives of the people betray their constituents, there is...