“Besides the advantage of being armed, which the Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation, the existence of subordinate governments, to which the people are attached, and by which the militia officers are appointed, forms a barrier against the enterprises of ambition, more insurmountable than any which a simple government of any form can admit of. Notwithstanding the military establishments in the several kingdoms of Europe, which are carried as far as the public resources will bear, the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.”
by James Madison


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In case you have not been paying attention, things around here have been somewhat automated for the past few weeks, on account of Better Half and I heading out to the Pacific North Wet to hang out with my parents for a spell.  It is going to take me a few days to catch up on all the comments the site received and all the email I received (if I have not responded to your […]