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Old April 28, 2009, 09:54 PM   #70
Tennessee Gentleman
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Originally Posted by maestro pistolero
Nor answer the question directly, with all due respect, and there is much. I fail to see how a nuclear weapon would prevent a surreptitious attack through our demonstrably porous borders. We haven't made so much as a dent in the wholesale flow of contraband and undocumented individuals from the south.
You said "foreign invaders" and since I did not see what you were talking about (I didn't look at Nordyke for the specific quote) I assumed you were talking about invasion of a foreign army. I would suggest next time to provide the quote directly so I know what you mean.

As to our vulnerability to terrorists I have no argument there. However, I see that as a LE job and not one for an unauthorized untrained miltia. I would be concerned about a "citizen militia" trying to do a LE job and getting caught inbetween the two and causing needless havoc.

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Originally Posted by maestro pistolero
The people, on the other hand are everywhere.
And generally untrained and unorganized to resist much more than attacks against their direct person. But I do support RKBA and CCW very much so do I think that helps us in general? Sure, but that is not a militia.

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I am not ready to decide that the whole idea of the militia, or at least the capability of raising one, is useless and outdated.
I would talk to your state government then and see why they won't raise one. They can if they wish. Why do you think they don't?
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