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Old 04-21-2013, 09:36 PM   #31
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We have militias here that don't agree with the will of the people and the government elected buy the people. They use violence and the threat of violence to try and get their way. PS We have a different name for them here we call them terrorists.
well, so do we Manta! we call them homegrown terrorists, not militia!

many of them call themselves militia, but that doesn't make it so.
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We have militias here that don't agree with the will of the people and the government elected buy the people. They use violence and the threat of violence to try and get their way. PS We have a different name for them here we call them terrorists.
Armed militias? Operating in public view? Citizens?
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The difference between a true militia and a terrorist is very great. Only an idiot would see them as the same thing.

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We have militias here that don't agree with the will of the people and the government elected buy the people. They use violence and the threat of violence to try and get their way. PS We have a different name for them here we call them terrorists.
Isn't that what y'all called Washington and his ilk too?
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I'm a member of the Maryland Air National Guard... does that count
That most certainly counts my friend. If you uphold the constitution then you count!
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No i wasn't around at the time. Just we have had militias/terrorist orgnishions here for years. Call them what you want all they did was murder extort money drug deal and terrorise people. And went against the wast majority of the peoples wishes. PS I am sure that woldent happen in America.
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No i wasn't around at the time. Just we have had militias/terrorist orgnishions here for years. Call them what you want all they did was murder extort money drug deal and terrorise people. And went against the wast majority of the peoples wishes. PS I am sure that woldent happen in America.
That's what you call a terrorist, NOT a militia.

Here in America, our true militias serve the people of their state, and stand ready to defend their peoples' rights. Their main mission is to protect the Constitution, so a majority of people in this country want what they want.
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No i wasn't around at the time. Just we have had militias/terrorist orgnishions here for years. Call them what you want all they did was murder extort money drug deal and terrorise people. And went against the wast majority of the peoples wishes. PS I am sure that woldent happen in America.
well we have other names for them, like fringe groups or gangs, or even homegrown terrorists. they tend to have agendas that have nothing to do with defending the Constitution or the rights of others. many of them are nothing more than a bunch of wannabe play soldiers, that would tend to crap their pants at the sight of trouble. many of them are nothing more than hate groups that call themselves militia. those promoting violence or pushing drugs, not militia, but criminals.

those of us with common sense do know the difference and respect those who are true militia.
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If a government was voted in by a majority of the electorate then they are the legitimate government. If you go against the wishes of the people because you don't like something the government does that's hardly democratic. As long as the government doesn't set up a dictatorship or similar then they can be voted out at the next election.

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