We Are Israel
Food for thought from Rivrdog, who reminds us that other freedom-loving people have found themselves in the same sinking boat American freedom-lovers occupy today:
...This morning, I thought about the R2KBA, and the Second Amendment, and the upcoming Heller trial in the Supreme Court. I thought about my novel, which centers on the R2KBA and the armed defense of that Right. I thought about the growing attitude of persecution of those who dare to think of using arms to hold on to the Founders' Dream, as stated in our Constitution. I thought about fighting for that Dream. I felt dread.
Then it hit me. All these thoughts and feelings aren't new. They have been felt before, by two groups of people we know of, and know of well, if we studied our history at all.
The first is our Revolutionary forebears, but more recently than them, the Israelis...
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