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Old October 2, 2012, 01:48 PM   #79
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No, the colonial militias were state troops, there being no regional governments. Whatever the founders thought of a regular army, they only managed without one for less than ten years.
Shoot low, sheriff. They're riding Shetlands!
Underneath the starry flag, civilize 'em with a Krag,
and return us to our own beloved homes!
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