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Response to erroneousmaximus (Original post)

Mon Dec 29, 2014, 01:57 PM

24. Join the National Guard. That's how it works in a democracy....

...the Guard gives you training, organization and the means to defend the Constitution.

While the Guard *has* been used to suppress unions and political protests, the problem there is the political leadership that gave it the wrong orders. For the most part, the Guard is a people's militia and very useful, as during desegregation and in natural disasters.

If you leave the Guard to be populated by rightwingers, you are surrendering a very valuable institution. Don't give up prematurely; instead, get involved.

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