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comradebillyboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-13-08 11:51 PM
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7. sorry, I am not a pacificist
I am willing to fight for my rights. In my home town of Grant Town, West Virgina Consolidated Coal Company would bring in in armed goon squads to break the coal miners strikes. Well it was West Virginia and the miners had guns too. They fought for their rights and many of them died fighting. But they won the right to organize, they won the right to not have to buy everything at the company store they won the right to a living wage and pension plan and health benefits. The company did not yield these things without a fight, and they were willing to kill the workers to keep them in line. In my county the company was the law in those days.

Are you willing to submit to tyranny and oppression like a little lamb. There are times when violence does solve problems. I am willing to defend myself and my home and my family and not be a helpless victim.
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