civilians

Notable Quote – George Washington on civilians bearing arms: “which would include their own Government”

by Skip August 24, 2015

He knew that ANY government may abuse its citizens – even the American one.  We have become unmoored from our original sense of political philosophy that held this danger at bay – with the rise of the Progressive movement, this sense that Citizens were to be in charge is at the tipping point of the […]

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So, Hamas keeps denying they shoot rockets from civilian areas?

by Skip August 5, 2014

I keep thinking that the Israeli-Hamas war is like that between the idea war between Republicans and Democrats.  Both Hamas and Democrat / Lefties are good at emotional demagoguery relying on both heartstrings and low info population and both pretty much use “its for the children” (albeit in somewhat different ways).  But occasionally, facts do crop up […]

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Gun-control massacre of civilians

by Tom January 29, 2013

Militia opens fire on government forces… BOSTON – Police and National Guard units seeking to confiscate a cache of recently banned assault weapons were ambushed Sunday by elements of a para-military right wing extremist faction. Military and law enforcement sources estimate that 72 were killed and more than 200 injured before government forces were compelled […]

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