From: Marina Brown <catskillmarina AT gmail.com>
On 02/23/2017 08:13 PM, Mirimir wrote:
> On 02/23/2017 05:40 PM, Razer wrote:
>> On 02/23/2017 01:04 PM, Mirimir wrote:
>>> On 02/23/2017 08:38 AM, Razer wrote:
>>>> On 02/23/2017 05:37 AM, jim bell wrote:
>>>>> Court rules assault weapons are not protected under
>>>>> Constitutionhttp://dailym.ai/2mmUuqG via
>>>> They aren't. You know why? When the Second Amendment was written, at 50
>>>> yards or so, you could literally outrun a musketball. If it didn't
>>>> bounce off your coat.
Sorry to bring up guns.
>Um, Jim. I own a black powder rifle in a common musket calibre.
You may be misattributing what I wrote. Others added to my original post.
put a slug deep into hard beech wood at 50 yards. The musketballs fly
even faster than the slugs. With a good charge the balls have far more
energy than an AK-47 bullet. ....but it takes almost a minute to load
and it makes a pretty big cloud of smoke.
My black powder gun is rifled - the muskets were smoothbores and not so
accurate so the range i can hit things is better.
Besides, "Your puny AK-47 is useless. So, we need
>>>> to have at least some of our volunteer resistance show up with Stinger
>>>> missiles, some anti-aircraft batteries, maybe a submarine or two?" I
>>>> hear Soros has a fleet of A-10 Warthogs he might call into service too
>>>> if you talk to him purty.
>>> For a credible revolution, you need real weapons and supplies, and
>>> people who know how to use them. So you need substantial involvement of
>>> trained military and veterans. With small arms and insiders, you get the
>>> real weapons and supplies.
>>> That seems pretty unlikely in the US. And it it did go down, the result
>>> would arguably be some mix of military dictatorship and feudalism.
>> ROTF! To be a revolution you need an IDEOLOGY.
>> Greed is NOT an Ideology.
>> Greed is a way of life in 'Merica. The ONLY accepted way.
> Well, they call it "free enterprise" :)
>> Social atomization has created the circumstance that 'Merican families
>> and communities are not even understood as such by a large majority of
>> the planet's inhabitants...
>> ROTF! 'Merica is Doooooooomed! Bwhahhhaaa!
> Well, maybe electing Trump wasn't a revolution, any more than electing
> Obama was. But Trump and his people seem even crazier than W and his
> minders. So yes, bad shit could go down ;)