"The beauty of the second amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it."
"The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms [of government] those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."
"Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have ... The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases."
Links to Government Archives:
Declaration of Independence
Bill of Rights
Constitution of the United States
National Rifle Association Home Page
Survival and Preparedness:
Disaster Plan: Are You Ready? - Please read my post from March, 2011:
Bosnia war survivor warns of things to come in a collapse of America. Learn the reality of what happens in a complete collapse of society:
LINKS TO RESOURCES:
American Red Cross - Preparedness Fast Facts for numerous disaster scenarios.
FEMA: Plan and Prepare - Federal Emergency Management Agency resources.
Ready.gov - A campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters.