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To: cowboyway

"I do not think the government should cut off the right to bear arms".



Here is the obvious misunderstanding of how America was designed. The idiot, and he is not alone, actually believes that "the government" was intended to have that power. Well, maybe they do, but only by conquest!



"Congress have no power to disarm the militia. Their swords, and every other
terrible implement of the soldier, are the birth-right of an American ... the
unlimited power of the sword is not in the hands of either the federal or state
governments, but, where I trust in God it will ever remain, in the hands of the
people."
-- Tench Coxe
(1755-1824)


66 posted on 11/14/2006 9:05:54 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (MAY I DIE ON MY FEET IN MY SWAMP, BUAIDH NO BAS)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
The idiot, and he is not alone, actually believes that "the government" was intended to have that power.

That is the sad state that we have come to.

People are just ignorant of US history. Several of the Founders were proponents of a nation-state government (basically what we have today) but were overruled by the majority of the delegates at the 1787 Convention.

The Declaration of Independence states " We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights...."

Most of the delegates were devout Christians and intended the US to be run as a Christian nation and that the rights in the Constitution were God given; not man given.

The secular movement has clouded our nations history because of their perverse hatred of Christianity.

The secularist point to 'separation of church and state' as if the Constitution defines such. And people nod their heads in agreement because they're ignorant of history.

Jefferson's 'wall of separation between church and state' was a line in a letter written to some churchmen in Connecticut. Jefferson wasn't even a delegate at the Convention of 1787.

The First Amendment simply states that, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof..."

And now with the dems on the verge of power we'll see the secular nation-state become more powerful and the secular dem congress resume their destruction of the Constitution.

67 posted on 11/14/2006 9:39:20 AM PST by cowboyway (My heroes have always been Cowboys)
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