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Response to slackmaster (Reply #22)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 07:59 PM

23. I'm not talking about the unorganized components.

 

Yes, I know, and have said many times, that the Dick Act created the Unorganized Militia.

What I am saying is that the state-run organized militia institutions that the founders intended as a counter to federal military power no longer exist.

If you don't like it, then work toward getting the laws changed through due process.

That ship left the harbor over 100 years ago, and the military industrial complex has all but assured that there will be no return to the decentralized military days of old.

As long as the people retain the right to keep and bear arms, I'm largely content to vote for whichever president is least likely to engage the United States in another imperial entanglement.

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