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The Militia existed prior to the Army. So how can you say that it refers to a standing army? The Militias made up a large part of the Continental Army. Take the National Guard, they did not exist until 1933.
Originally posted by pai mei
What's with the mask ?
Originally posted by TrainDispatcher
A new revolution?
Commander in Chief, not only are your soldiers pi$$ed, they are ready...
[edit on 5-3-2009 by TrainDispatcher]
Originally posted by jeffsmathers
My Oath is to the Constitution of the United States od America...not to any polititians percieved perception of what the Constitution 'should be'.
The Constitution has been 'basterdized' by Executive Orders and non-constitutional congressional 'mandates'.
It is not a matter of if anymore..... but When.
Originally posted by Hastobemoretolife
reply to post by Common Good
I don't know, it sounds like he is ready to suit up and go ahead and get the party started.
I think it is time to dust off The Art Of War and read it again. My vocabulary has expanded a little more since the last time I read it. I shouldn't need to reference the dictionary as often this time.