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Originally posted by silent thunder
I think it would be a lot harder to draw "us vs. them" lines in a situation where the country was really going to hell, and I'd expect a fair amount of governement "thugs" to JOIN WITH any armed resistance rather than shooting unarmed citizens in sweatshirts at illegal checkpoints. One can always hope, anyway. Imagine if TPTB unleashed what they thought were there "pitbulls" on the masses...only to find the pitbulls JOINING the masses?