Tuesday, February 26, 2008

TheOutlaw Josey Wales: What Would Josey Do?

What Would Josey Do?

By Matthew Hart

When a government disregards the constitution meant to limit its power and uses its military against not only foreign powers who have neither attacked nor threatened attack but also against its own citizens, patriots should refuse service in that military and protest its abuse. The Founders warned against a standing army. They feared its use against citizens, and events such as Ruby Ridge and Waco justify that fear. Congress passed the Posse Comitatus Act in 1878, in part, to prevent such events. Yet, our current president (and many of his predecessors) view such legislation as a low hurdle between themselves and total power….
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