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Old 01-18-2013, 03:15 PM   #271
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Originally Posted by Direckshun View Post
You argued earlier in this thread that you feared a police state, which was aided and abetted by gun control. My counter was that you haven't taken stances in countless previous threads that would prove your affinity for resisting the police state when it came to any other amendment but the 2nd.

By the way, in the interest of actually clearing things up, no I didn't. This is the exchange:


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I would say that, as private citizens, we're already very well armed. I'd argue that we're excessively armed.

I would increase what we pay the police though in a lot of cities to help them get more resources, however.
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There isn't enough money or manpower to effectively supply enough assets to constantly police our entire nation. That's a good thing. I'd rather not live in a police state. Luckily we still do have citizens who will, if allowed, help to guard our society. Thankfully we have a founding document that allows that to happen if it is adhered to.
Here I was stating that carpeting our entire nation with police in such a way that citizens wouldn't have to worry about self defense would be akin to living in a police state. You're grasping at straws and attempting to redefine that ridiculous baseless accusation that you made. So...you've still got nothing.
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