Anybody live close to a railroad as a kid, if so do you remember the signal caps the workers would lay on the tracks to warn of any unexpected traffic. They were like those little red caps on steroids...smack one of those with a hammer...BOOM!!! Those were fun...
"The whole of the Bill (of Rights) is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals.... It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of." (Albert Gallatin of the New York Historical Society, October 7, 1789)
"A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government." - George Washington