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    Cool A NATION OF COWARDS by Jeffrey R. Snyder

    Hi All. The following article LINK is quite lengthy but a VERY good read. I hope that it's informative and enlightening to all. I would like to hear some feedback...be it PRO or CON. Enjoy ! http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...Yq1t6csCq4CGbQ

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    I enjoyed it when I first read it about five years ago. Lotsa food for thought.

    I swear I read a version where he said it was immoral to rely on others (police) to risk their lives defending your own. But, I haven't been able to find it the last couple times I went looking for it. If anybody knows where I can find it on-line, please pass along a link. Until then, I'll just assume I'm misremembering something.

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    Walter Mitty's Second Amendment

    The same author, Jeff Snyder, wrote another essay, Walter Mitty's Second Amendment. Very good reading.

    It helps to know first who Walter Mitty was, or more precisely, what the name has come to mean.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Mitty


    Walter Mitty's Second Amendment: http://www.lewrockwell.com/orig/snyder8.html

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    I didn't read it yet, but I agree with the headline... Been my assertion for a very long time.

    OK, I just read it. I fear it is written too well for the average American to comprehend the meaning...
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    "The fourth man's dark, accusing song had scratched our comfort hard and long..."
    http://edhelper.com/poetry/The_Hangm...rice_Ogden.htm

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    "Be not intimidated ... nor suffer yourselves to be wheedled out of your Liberties by any pretense of Politeness, Delicacy, or Decency. These, as they are often used, are but three different names for Hypocrisy, Chicanery, and Cowardice." - John Adams

    Tyranny with Manners is still Tyranny.

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    excellent read. Re-posting to other corners of the web!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Citizen View Post
    I enjoyed it when I first read it about five years ago. Lotsa food for thought.

    I swear I read a version where he said it was immoral to rely on others (police) to risk their lives defending your own. But, I haven't been able to find it the last couple times I went looking for it. If anybody knows where I can find it on-line, please pass along a link. Until then, I'll just assume I'm misremembering something.
    Here it is some similar that you are looking for: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...Yq1t6csCq4CGbQ This is the same link the guy posted it in Thread.

    Power And Responsibility

    "Is your life worth protecting? If so, whose responsibility is it to protect it? If you believe that it is the police's, not only are you wrong -- since the courts universally rule that they have no legal obligation to do so but you face some difficult moral quandaries. How can you rightfully ask another human being to risk his life to protect yours, when you will assume no responsibility yourself? Because that is his job and we pay him to do it? Because your life is of incalculable value, but his is only worth the $30,000 salary we pay him? If you believe it reprehensible to possess the means and will to use lethal force to repel a criminal assault, how can you call upon another to do so for you?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by west View Post
    SNIP Here it is some similar that you are looking for...
    Thanks!

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    Country has been going down hill since the ideal man is someone who has no chest hair and looks like a skinny model. Women try to look like little girls instead of enjoying their age and anyone who owns a gun is looked at like a terrorist.

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