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Old 12-08-2012, 20:17   #21
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Originally Posted by Ruggles View Post
the balance between the standing military and armed citizen is not and never will be what it once was. Using that as a reference point is outdated.
Was it ever really balanced? Did minutemen have cannons in their yards? Did citizens in Mass or RI keep man-o-war ships docked in front of their coastal homes?
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