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Why the 2nd Amendment

willi4 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 9:00 AM
OUR GOVERNMENT IS NOT WHAT IT APPEARS TO BE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=RO3NjmyRj0o
Doug5049 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 9:06 AM
It appears to me to be a gang of corrupt, dishonest thieves bent on crushing all our liberties and enslaving us.
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...