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STUMPTALK: Right to Bear
Arms Central to Liberty

Crossville-Chronicle [TN], by Ted La Vaque

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Posted By:snakeoil, 4/28/2014 5:23:28 PM

CROSSVILLE — There are two popular quotations from the writings of Thomas Jefferson that have been shown to be still relevant to our culture. “When the people fear the government there is tyranny, when the government fears the people there is liberty” and “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.” Taken together they demonstrate why the right to bear arms is central to keeping our individual liberty. By now everyone must be familiar with the citizen standoff of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) paramilitary in Nevada by rancher

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Why does The Railroad Retirement Board need a SWAT team? Oh, I forgot. Clueless Joe Biden loves trains.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: eiobx, 4/28/2014 6:07:10 PM     (No. 9828381)

It is so simple to understand...and human nature...the strong are tempted to prey on the weak...are we animals?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: chumley, 4/28/2014 6:47:38 PM     (No. 9828408)

#1, look at history. Yes we are. A small percentage of the population is spiritually enlightened for brief flashes of time. The rest of the time we are blood thirsty animals. Our intellect has enabled us to be far more efficient with our killing but it has done little to curb the desire to kill.
One big problem is that in order for peace to prevail, everyone has to agree to be civilized. If even one reverts to his former animal behavior, the others must also in order to protect themselves.
The most barbaric usually win.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 4/28/2014 7:52:57 PM     (No. 9828494)

yaaaay. local paper makes the ldot cut...

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