[funsec] The right to arm bears & make verbiage
Rob, grandpa of Ryan, Trevor, Devon & Hannah
rMslade at shaw.ca
Tue Jul 22 21:17:23 CDT 2008
Date sent: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 16:21:13 -0700
From: "Tomas L. Byrnes" <tomb at byrneit.net>
> had a revolution 232 years ago
"The peasants are revolting!"
"*Tell* me about it ..."
> to establish supremacy of the people,
> instead of the crown.
Almost got it right, too ...
> We are pretty unique in the fundamental concept of
> our government: that the power is delegated from the people to the
> government, and those powers not explicitly delegated are reserved to
> the states, and if not delegated by the people of the state, to the
> people, as opposed to all powers vested in the state (or crown) and
> privileges granted to the people.
This simple premise ensures the enrichment of all who hold law degrees.
> The fact that a tyranny would face armed opposition is probably one of
> the main reasons one hasn't arisen in the US, whereas European countries
> have each had several in the same period of time that our Constitutional
> Republic has been around.
It's worked very well in Afghanistand and Somolia.
> Our megalomaniacs start companies, since being
> killed by the hoi-polloi is less likely there.
Economic degradation and destruction confuses the issue and provides fewer
> The US is different, we like it that way.
Chacun a son gout.
> I emigrated here @ 17 from
> Ireland and joined the U.S. Army because I believed, and still do, that
> freedom is not the right to be right, but the right to be wrong.
That explains much.
> Now if only the Witanagemot club would hold more sway among the
Tyranically so, preferably.
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