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The Right to Self-Defense

Gray Ghost (Mississippi) Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 8:13 AM
Actually the British "Brown Bess" was a fairly good military weapon of the day. It was much faster at reloading than the American rifle. True the rifle had better range, so much better that the British started hiring Hessians armed with rifles to offset the advantage. The real reasons that the Patriots won were they were fighting in their own backyards, the approximately 35% that supported the revolution were committed to their beliefs, and most Patriots already knew how to handle firearms. Even so it was close. It almost comes down to the fact that we had George Washington.
TheComputerFerret Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 10:59 AM
And the answer is: right here please enjoy responsibly
Earl29 Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 8:28 AM
Gray Ghost (Mississippi) Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 9:27 AM
Don't forget Greene, Morgan, Wayne, and Marion.

In all the noise caused by the Obama administration's direct assault on the right of every person to keep and bear arms, the essence of the issue has been drowned out. The president and his big-government colleagues want you to believe that only the government can keep you free and safe, so to them, the essence of this debate is about obedience to law.

To those who have killed innocents among us, obedience to law is the last of their thoughts. And to those who believe that the Constitution means what it says, the essence of this debate is not about the...