Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/11/29

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Subject: [Leica] Gun Photos
From: imagist3 at (Lottermoser George)
Date: Sat Nov 29 19:00:59 2008
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when these fellows
wrote these thoughts
the populations were:
Philadelphia 44.1 K
New York 33.1 K
Boston 18.3 K
Charleston 16.4 K
Salem, MA 13.6 K
Baltimore 13.5 K
Newport, RI 6.7 K
a bit of a different world

Fond regards,

On Nov 29, 2008, at 8:44 PM, Philip Forrest wrote:

> "...and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more
> disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to right  
> themselves
> by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long
> train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object
> evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their
> right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide
> new Guards for their future security."
> The men who wrote this were also those who had a hand in writing  
> the US
> Constitution. The 2nd Amendment is there for the defense of our homes
> and a well regulated militia, yes, but as the framers wrote it, they
> were thinking not of attack from the British at all. The 2nd Amendment
> is our "reset button" for the United States.
> Phil Forrest
> Who gets teary-eyed every time he reads the Declaration of
> Independence. It's such a good piece of writing.
> I'll stop clogging up the list now.
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In reply to: Message from kcarney1 at (Ken Carney) ([Leica] Gun Photos)
Message from tedgrant at (Ted Grant) ([Leica] Gun Photos)
Message from photo.forrest at (Philip Forrest) ([Leica] Gun Photos)