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Unstable Molecule

Location: Calgary, AB Canada
Member Since: Sat May 17, 2008
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In Reply To
Trent Trueheart

Member Since: Sat May 17, 2008
Posts: 545
Subj: Re: It should be
Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 at 04:24:34 pm EDT (Viewed 53 times)
Reply Subj: Re: It should be
Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 at 03:59:02 pm EDT (Viewed 52 times)



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    Well, that civilian has every right to own a gun (for some reason) and everybody has the right to own a gun in order to defend themselves from that civilian.



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    We need to have enough stopping power to take on the government, if it should come to that.



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    Don't you fear that your government might try to abuse their power?

FYI, in the Western world, being afraid of your government is a phenomenon that seems to be unique to the United States. Being afraid of the Canadian government would be outright laughable. Perturbed and annoyed? Sure. But thinking they will come for me in the night? If that's really what it's like in the US, then either 1) exercise your democratic rights to elect a government you can feel safe with, or 2) if #1 isn't an option, FIX YOUR SYSTEM so there are better options you can trust. The United States is supposed to be the shining beacon of democracy, so use it!

P.S. I do recognize that your post is probably satirical, but there do seem to be a lot of US citizens with a high degree of suspicion for their government, which I just can't understand.





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