(urth) The Politics Of Gene Wolfe
jwilson at io.com
Wed Mar 18 00:54:13 PDT 2009
Dan'l Danehy-Oakes wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 10:03 AM, <brunians at brunians.org> wrote:
>> This is a Big Lie, that you are repeating.
> I'm familiar with the concept of the Big Lie. The Bush administration
> used it often enough.
>> The debate recorded in 'The Federalist Papers' and 'The Anti-Federalist
>> Papers', and usage of the term militia at the time clearly show the
>> opposite of what you say. This lie has been refuted time and time again,
>> but like the proper Big Lie that it is, continues to be repeated.
> I'm not talking about anything but what the Amendment says. It gives
> a purpose. The given puropse is "the security of the State." How it
> came to be there is another question, but has no legal bearing on the
> question of what the Amendment says and means.
That's "the security of a free state", please, which is materially very
Jeff Wilson - jwilson at io.com
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