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originally posted by: gariac
Just note that the National Guard is in theory under control of the state governor.
The national guard is the well regulated militia in the 2nd amendment.
The prefatory clause “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State” merely announces a purpose. It does not limit or expand the scope of the operative clause “the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” The operative clause’s text and history demonstrate that it connotes an individual right to keep and bear arms.
The militia consisted of all males capable of acting together for the common defense. The Antifederalists feared that the Federal Government would disarm the people in order to disable citizen militias, thereby enabling a politicized standing army or a select militia to rule. The Antifederalists therefore sought to preserve the citizens’ militia by denying Congress the power to abridge the right of individuals to keep and bear arms.
Calling out the guard for logistics is one thing. Having them shoot at people....hey that is the job of the cops!
Just because the Feds won a war with Mexico....doesn't negate the ownership of the lands etc by common people....
Perhaps that should be revisited by the western states as they got swindled out of 60 to 80 % of the public lands by the Feds.....
a reply to: liejunkie01
It comes down to, it doesn't matter what we think. This man is standing for what he feels is right. I commend him for that, whether he is right or wrong is not for me to decide.
originally posted by: nenothtu
a reply to: gariac
Photo 1: Why are there gawkers standing around taking snapshots like they were at a music festival? Photo op. Nothing more.
Photo 2: One grenade would get them all, bunched up like that, and standing around like they were waiting on their turn in the latrine line.
Photo 3: Pretty cammies. Nice puffed out chests. Good targets.
Lackluster. That's what I said, and that's what I meant.
Boys playing men, with expensive toys. A Boy Scout troop could have taken them out with minimal training - if the Boy Scouts could get through the line of women them big bad boys wanted to put in the front lines.
(1519) Area claimed by Spain
(1821) Mexico took control of the Nevada area
(1841) Earliest immigrants, the Bartleson-Bidwell party, passed through Nevada
(1848) The United States gained control of Nevada after the Mexican-American War ended
(1860) The Nevada Territory was created
(1864) Nevada became 36th state
Remember, Bundy claims he is not a citizen of the United States.
originally posted by: RebelHart
all I hear about on this forum is whining about the govt and freeloading racist. why doesn't any pay attention or stand up to the American Farmers who are having their land taken away by Canadian oil corp under eminent domain. they are in court fight over their land and no body gives a f ....you're all phoney
I stand against the Pipeline, and with "The Cowboy Indian Alliance". rejectandprotect.org...
Sure i'm game. I have enough of a rebellious attitude to stand up for someone that was born and raised on land that his forefathers settled.
You are full of it if you think anyone is out to rip off the feds for some grass.
I see a future where the bundy land has solar panals trees in a reasonable amount that would provide shade for the animals and plants to grow.
Nothing makes my blood boil more than someone claiming to be the final say in these matters except GOD.
originally posted by: buster2010
originally posted by: gariac
a reply to: nenothtu
He called them "militia", but they seemed to be a pretty lackluster group as militias go.
Wow a whole ten people. Small wonder why they planned to hide behind the women.