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bluerum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-21-08 09:01 AM
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2. Although - one could say that part of being a "well regulated" and military
is fast and secure communications with and throughout the command structure. This includes communications with the political machinery to which a military answers to.


"To oblige the great body of the yeomanry, and of the other classes of the citizens, to be under arms for the purpose of going through military exercises and
evolutions, as often as might be necessary to_acquire_the_degree_of_
perfection_which_would_entitle_them_to_the_character_of_a_
well-regulated_militia, would be a real grievance to the people, and a serious public inconvenience and loss."


This whole section seems to be saying that the "well regulated" militia/military exists so that the citizenry can go about their business and not have to shoulder those labors.


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