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originally posted by: rexsblues
Just now after the incident in Chattanooga, articles are popping everywhere now calling for an end to "gun free zones" for our military. Many people, naturally some who frequent this site are going to immediately try to exaggerate that term to tie in some conspiratorial theory around the Jade Helm exercise.
Just think before you do that, our military bases and public recruiting offices are the 'gun free zones' in question and yes that needs to change. There's no argument you can rationally make against that. This doesn't mean armed guards on every street corner or martial law.
The one thing that I've never really understood around the paranoid theories of the police state, is the simple fact that if it ever were to happen on the scale that is often imagined, the majority of the armed guards and patrols in America are going to be made up primarily of my kind of people, traditional Americans. These are the same people that aren't going to give up the same rights, many think they're out to take away.
That being said, anyone who may not feel like they don't necessarily identify with traditional America or it's values and are more inclined to the modern perspectives that are trying to redefine those values, ...it's time to either shut up or pack your bags, because your starting to scratch a very quiet, a very patient, a very sound, traditional and enforceful majority. And if a police state is what it's going to take to reestablish our traditional American values, well It's not our rights that will be infringed.
I know, I know, I can hear it now, "but that's what they want you to do!" "they want you to welcome this police state, if not demand it." "It's all part of the plan!" ...and to that I say, you've been drinkin way too much of your own koolaid. We're currently transcending the age of speculation regarding these issues and entering an era of actualization. It's time to pause and recess any old entertaining, fanciful, doom and gloom theories. Why would you be afraid of your friends and neighbors who take up these guarding patriotic roles to protect you? They're not going to take your guns, they're not going to take you're rights, they're going to defend them. Defend them from the radical proponents that are trying to absorb them.
Personally, I never understood why service members were not allowed to carry sidearms, as they receive comprehensive training on the handling and use of firearms.
our military bases and public recruiting offices are the 'gun free zones'
originally posted by: TheLotLizard
Ending gun free zones means that you would be ushering in military hubs into the U.S. That small town military recruiter would be pretty much on standby if there were any type of uprising. Military differs from police on the fact that they have to act out orders or repercussions will arise.
Say if there is an uprising against the government for whatever reason in America, the government will already have a foothold with multiple amounts of soldiers in each town. And you're allowing an armory for them. Combined with the police force and SWAT they would be able to eradicate any threat to them quickly. Leaving America in a sugar coated oppressive militaristic state.
They don't need to be on every corner in the modern age, they have cameras and drones for that now.
originally posted by: TonyS
By 2030, that certainly won't be the case and it probably isn't the case today, we just don't see it.
So....I got an idea for ya' buddy. I'd suggest everyone better have their bags packed and at the ready for the bug out because when the day comes the SHTF and they have to call out the military to intervene in the chaos? Remember, pay backs are a biotch!