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What Good Can a Handgun Do Against an Army.....?
End The War on Freedom ^ | June 18, 2003 | Bill St. Clair

Posted on 08/10/2009 3:48:31 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

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I was sure this had been posted before, but couldn't find it. Seems to have been written during the Clinton administration. It needs to be re-read form time-to-time.
1 posted on 08/10/2009 3:48:31 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

WOLVERINES!


2 posted on 08/10/2009 3:51:25 PM PDT by Terry Mross ( I hate all politicians. Including republicans.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why do you think they have been trying to socially reform the military with gays in the military and women in combat? They know that if it comes to the thin red line between soldiers defending liberty and the constitution and killing and imprisoning fellow citizens the soldiers will stand with the citizen.


3 posted on 08/10/2009 3:51:55 PM PDT by Maelstorm (Why are those who claim to have open minds so afraid of open debate?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This story pops up from time to time, always a nice refreshing read.


4 posted on 08/10/2009 3:53:11 PM PDT by jblann1
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To: harpseal; TexasCowboy; nunya bidness; AAABEST; Travis McGee; Squantos; Shooter 2.5; wku man; SLB; ..
A well-timed review. Study carefully; there may be a test later.

Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!

5 posted on 08/10/2009 3:55:57 PM PDT by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: Terry Mross

We all STILL have too much to lose.When it comes to nothing to lose then its on like donkey kong.Just remember the french resistance and also what the soviets had to contend with.


6 posted on 08/10/2009 3:57:00 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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Homosexuals have been in every military since we lived in caves. I knew several during my time in the service, both male and (many more) female. None of the services train females for combat to the degree they do males, and I don’t see that changing in the near future. Remember the young female soldier that was taken captive early in the Iraq war? She couldn’t remember how to operate her M-16 rifle during the firefight. We had plans to evacuate our female soldiers from Korea in case of attack, which would have, of course, left us short-handed in an emergency. If they think that plan is working, they’d best re-think it.


7 posted on 08/10/2009 3:59:24 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (If we're an Empire, why are Cuba, Iraq, Philippines, Japan & Germany independent?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A ragtag bunch of yahoos in Iraq sure did give our military an awful lot of trouble. Of course, they wouldn’t be as nice to us, but I’m sure we could cause them some pain.

But the military would be on our side. It’s Obama’s ‘civilian military force’ that we’d have to contend with.


8 posted on 08/10/2009 4:01:35 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (The worst is behind us. Unfortunately it is really well endowed.)
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It took 130,000 of the best troops in the world to control over 12 million people of which 15% were “insurgents”. Four “insurgents” with crude weapons could tie up 150 Marines for most of a day.
9 posted on 08/10/2009 4:04:54 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Nemo me impune lacessit The law will be followed, dammit!)
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Just remember the french resistance .....

LMAO every time I see that myth posted.

Resistance, yeah sure, that explains that whole Petain Vichy thing when French Police and militia's rounded up Jews for their German overlords.

And more than half of air dropped supplies ended up in the hands of the communist tireurs who were turning in right wing resistance groups when they weren't murdering them outright.

The whores of Place Pigalle showed more resistance then the average frenchie

10 posted on 08/10/2009 4:04:57 PM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

BTTT


11 posted on 08/10/2009 4:06:07 PM PDT by hattend (Sarah Palin's minion - The Bush years divided us but Obama has united us all into an angry mob.)
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To: Terry Mross

That was a great movie!

And anyone who has seen it understands how to fight against a modern army.

You have to bide your time and pick your battles.


12 posted on 08/10/2009 4:08:31 PM PDT by beancounter13
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I enjoyed reading that, thank you! In a deteriorated situation, things break down into predators, prey and warriors. A warrior is someone who will not let themselves or those they protect be the victims. A warrior arms themselves with faith, intelligence, character and the biggest honking weapon they can snag.


13 posted on 08/10/2009 4:08:33 PM PDT by dog breath
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Jews in the Warsaw ghetto held off the the entire mechanized Nazi machine for two weeks with paultry numbers of handguns, molotov cocktails, and whatever they could scrape together.


14 posted on 08/10/2009 4:09:07 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon it adds up to real money. - Senator Everett Dirksen

There are approximately 836,000 law enforcement officers in the United States (Dept. of Justice). There are approximately 1.4 million active duty military personnel. The FBI estimates the number of privately-held firearms in the United States at 200 million. That's why "your gun versus an army" is not a particularly plausible case.

15 posted on 08/10/2009 4:10:56 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Covenantor

I’ve heard that it was amazing how the ranks of the Resistance swelled, after the war was over.


16 posted on 08/10/2009 4:12:45 PM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I bet if it ever comes to the Army against private (conservative) citizens, all the rules & squeemishness regarding collateral damage will go out the window.


17 posted on 08/10/2009 4:13:33 PM PDT by rbg81 (DRAIN THE SWAMP!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t think that is an argument. Who knows about what was going on in caves. :-) It is one thing to know homosexuals it is another to allow the celebration of the lifestyle in the military. I know of several cases of male rape have occurred and gay activism is incompatible with the military. Also homosexuality is a disease ridden lifestyle and open homosexuality is a distraction from the goals of the military.

I do believe my basic assertion is true. The left has been trying to soften the military through forced social programs and they do want to re-educate our soldiers not just on the two issues I mentioned buy down the line.
They have been brainwashing the public for decades the military is the one place they have yet to conquer.


18 posted on 08/10/2009 4:14:13 PM PDT by Maelstorm (Why are those who claim to have open minds so afraid of open debate?)
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Huh? I think you just made this gentleman’s case, or did I misunderstand you?


19 posted on 08/10/2009 4:15:49 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (If we're an Empire, why are Cuba, Iraq, Philippines, Japan & Germany independent?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When misfortune begins to befall the Praetorian Guards, eventually the emperor finds himself alone.


20 posted on 08/10/2009 4:17:04 PM PDT by The Duke ("Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Democrat Party?")
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