Makes you wonder what all else is waiting out there.
Something that I think ought to be posted occasionally. And on Bookface, just to annoy the right people:
My excellent colleagues have forgotten these bitter lessons of history.
The prospect of tyranny may not grab the headlines the way vivid
stories of gun crime routinely do. But few saw the Third Reich coming
until it was too late.
The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed
for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have
failed – where the government refuses to stand for reelection and
silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to
oppose, or can find no one to enforce their decrees.
However improbable these contingencies may seem today, facing them unprepared is a mistake a free people get to make only once.
Judge Alex Kozinski dissenting in Silveira v. Lockyer, 328 F.3d 567 (9th Circuit 2003)
Wonder if Obama will try to claim this as part of his success in Afghanistan?