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To: Vanders9
We dont need guns to make the government back down.

If history is any guide, chances are that you will.

Even if you get them to back down this time, they aren't going to stop - they'll just try another way.

I sincerely hope that I'm wrong. To paraphrase Jefferson, when you water the tree of liberty with the blood of tyrants, it also gets watered with the blood of patriots.
11 posted on 04/23/2008 4:39:02 PM PDT by chrisser (The Two Americas: Those that want to be coddled, Those that want to be left the hell alone.)
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To: chrisser

“If history is any guide, chances are that you will.”

Not recent history, as the misguided attempt to impose a Poll tax in the 1980’s and 90’s showed. People simply refused to pay it, and HMG backed down. What are they going to do - lock everyone up?

“To paraphrase Jefferson, when you water the tree of liberty with the blood of tyrants, it also gets watered with the blood of patriots.”

Quite so, which is why I’m not in any hurry to go down that route.


14 posted on 04/23/2008 4:50:35 PM PDT by Vanders9
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