Originally Posted by BT
In any case, I'm sure we're all conservative here and overthrowing the governent is a pretty radical thing, you know.
Yet, that is what a conservative group of english landowners did when denied their rights as subjects and subjected to taxes so low they would make Ron Paul giddy.
I concur with Brian Pfleuger. You don't need to agree on a lone rationale for the right to recognise that it is a legitimate right.
Legal and democratic elections aren't the sole standard for legitimacy and desirability. Recall how releived the world was when Musharref took control of Pakistan and effectively voided an election.