: : Yes I believe the "stickies" did but the "Provos" are more likely to have Yankee support and equipment being the best organised illegal outfit ever they could buy from the arms industry or produce their own, they own dimond mines in africa you know?
: I didn't know that. Is this street news or is it
: verifiable from another source?
Heard of NORAID? There's also books, Tim Pat Koogan's The IRA, or a Recent one American Influence and Weapons and the IRA or something like that, I'm not sure of that title but I seen it yesterday.
: ...except another individual with a similar weapon.
I dont wan to live in a state of Cold War with everyone around me.
: So would I. Until that day, I'd prefer to own one.
Set an example and ditch it.
: Of course, the state will never give up their weapons
: will they. This is their ultimate means of control.
You think? We're back to democracy here.
: : No you tell me, as far as I'm aware people are told when to get up, when to work, when to stop, what to read, what to learn, what to get paid, what they're worth by their employers not the state.
: That's just about it, except for the last part.
: If one believes in the all-wonderful state [the concept--
: size is another topic] then one buys that the state
: knows best.
I dont think this so what's your point? I consider the state I advocate as an aggregate of individuals.
: If one does not believe such trash, then it's necessary
: to look for another way and ditch the dependency concept
: inherent therein.
: "The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace
: alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by
: menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them
: imaginary." -- H. L. Mencken
: No matter how much we both may want to see agreement instead
: of division, I sure don't see it happening....anywhere.
: Secession is running rampant worldwide. Soon to come
: to the uS.
: I've never loved a gun. It's nothing more than a tool
: of protection.
I dont believe that.