posted on Jan, 21 2010 @ 12:16 PM
I don't think that armed struggle is 100% necessary to gain freedom.
However, I am a strong believer that the threat of armed struggle can play a significant factor in the overall balance between a dictatorship and a
The US has balanced on this teeter-totter for the duration of it's entire existence and, each new administration, the balance swings
The current administration finds many of of us stocking-up on guns, ammunition, cleaning supplies, and spare parts. Don't believe me? Check out
both availabilty and prices of common ammunition today versus two years ago. And that's not even including the prices/availabilty of the same guns
Why, you ask? Because so many Americans feel that their rights as, supposedly, represented citizens are being systematically infringed upon and
reduced. Too bad so many others are ignorant to the losses of freedom they are dealt each day.
In short, the people and their right to bear arms, play a significant role [in ANY society] to balancing government and the basic freedoms of the
Short Story: You reap what you sow.