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Subject:  Re: Tiananmen Square Activist On 2nd Amendment Date:  1/29/2013  12:46 AM
Author:  JoelCairo Number:  668864 of 743980

Nope. You are wrong. On a number of fronts. The Federalists always wanted a federal army. But that's a minor point. The Constitution was created in the wake of Shay's Rebellion, which was put down by state militias, aka organized, state-run armies.

Your "armed against the federal government" is a fantasy, not true. Not what drove the decisions.
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