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Posted on 02/15/2014 8:52:22 AM PST by joeclarke
Ummm, explanation please...
Nor this one.
Ohio National Guard Trains To Fight “Anti-Government” Second Amendment Supporters
Does that mean that Patriots have to start ID’ing Ohio National Guard personnel, where they live and work, how they travel, etc. to be ready for preemptive strikes when the call goes out? Or would it be better to find and target those who GIVE THE ORDERS?
Any Ohio Guard FReepers here who can verify that the Guard is or is not a threat?
You may not remember, but I do. In 1970 an Ohio NG unit was dispatched to Kent State University where a protest against the war in SE Asia was under way. The guardsmen opened fire on the unarmed students killing four.
Not the same. Those “peace protesters” were chucking rocks and other things at those ONG members. Also there were reports of gunfire.
“Not the same. Those peace protesters were chucking rocks and other things at those ONG members. Also there were reports of gunfire.”
There were many non-Kent State riff-raff from other protests around the country instigating the riots. The protesters smashed store windows in Kent, started fires, and attacked gaurdsmen in the street (several were knee-capped) a day or two before it all came to a head. And by the way, the girl in that famous picture planting a flower in the barrel of a guardsman’s gun was not a student, and was not from Kent.
From the song of that period, Four Dead in Ohi-o:
Gotta get down to it, soldiers are cutting us down,
Should have been done long ago...
I must admit I was one of the “should’a been done long ago” guys back then. Peaceful protests? Ok, even if I didn’t agree with their cause. But rioters, arsonists and looters get shot, period.
The shooting should have properly been aimed at the actual arsonists and rock throwers, but hey, you pick a war and you might get killed.
No argument from me. JimRed did not seem to get the reference so I filled in the bare details of the incident.
Still, the important take-away from this is that it is naive to think that American soldiers, even National Guard troops, will disobey orders to fire on citizens who disagree with the government.
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