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Old 03-14-2012, 12:32 PM
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Default The Battle for Athens Tennessee

I received this via email today and thought others might be interested to learn about this. It wasn't in any history or civics books that I remember in school.

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A VIVID EXAMPLE OF WHY TYRANTS & DICTATORS DON’T WANT PEOPLE TO OWN GUNS






http://voxvocispublicus.homestead.co...of-Athens.html











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Old 03-14-2012, 04:17 PM
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If the identical thing were to happen today, I can guarantee the results wouldn't be similar. The vets would be called "right wing militia" and the sheriff would bring out the SWAT team to blow them away with explosives and automatic weapons, then do raids on their homes, being as destructive as possible in their "search for evidence."

News media would have a field day with all the wannabe Timothy McVeighs.
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:46 PM
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If the identical thing were to happen today, I can guarantee the results wouldn't be similar. The vets would be called "right wing militia" and the sheriff would bring out the SWAT team to blow them away with explosives and automatic weapons, then do raids on their homes, being as destructive as possible in their "search for evidence."
And the public would cheer.
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Old 03-20-2012, 01:55 AM
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I received this in an e-mail also and had never heard of it. I went on to google it and did some reading. These were brave men that did this, standing up for what they believed in, we've let ourselves become too controlled through the years.
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