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Armed and extremely... patriotic. Why a growing number of Americans are preparing for a war against their government.
In heavy camouflage gear, Johnny Cochran squats down and shuffles noiselessly along the ground. His target is a large man who, like Cochran, is in military fatigues. Seconds later, Cochran leaps up and stabs the man once, hard, in the neck. The movement is swift, and would almost certainly be lethal, were it not for the fact that the ‘weapon’ Cochran is wielding is a pen.
"Col. Gadsden presented to the Congress an elegant standard, such as is to be used by the commander in chief of the American navy; being a yellow field, with a lively representation of a rattle-snake in the middle, in the attitude of going to strike, and these words underneath, "Don't Tread on Me!"
Originally posted by DerekJR321
reply to post by ProjectJimmy
I agree with your points, but that is assuming that American military personnel would actually take up arms against other US citizens.
I would 'like' to believe they wouldn't.
A foreign force on the other hand... who knows.
Originally posted by snowen20
reply to post by mnemeth1
When I was in basic we did riot control training where the “enemy” was foot ball playing rock n roll listening Americans. NOT Iraqis , strange.
[edit on 19-8-2010 by snowen20]
Originally posted by ProjectJimmy
You do know that the US Military deliberately trains the enlisted to not be able to pose a threat to the Federal Government after their service right? It's all good and fun to play Rambo against infantry and armored formations until the Air Force or Navy shows up.