Do not think for one moment that the Founders of this great experiment, our Representative Republic, didn’t have emergencies. They understood famine. They understood pestilence. They understood being attacked by Native Americans. And yet, they supplied no provision in their Constitutions for the chief executive of either the Commonwealth of Virginia or the United States of America to claim supreme power, either temporarily or permanently.Continue reading "No Emergency is Worth Our Liberties"
We need the militia as a backstop for chaos, as a place for those inclined to action to put their efforts. We need the militia to be a warning against a tyrannical government who would use any opportunity to expand it’s power and cancel your liberties. We need the militia to bring calm and orderliness to a panicked people and to those who would lash out.Continue reading "Now, More Than Ever, We Need the Militia"