The PATRIOT Act managed to go through without a Constitutional Amendment and if ever there was a case of something actually making all those guns relevent, that was it. But the concept of the armed citizenry acting as a brake on government is so much bollux, anyway. The chances of enough of you agreeing what's wrong with your government and what should be done about it is zero. But, hey, it's your constitutional right to fail to think through the fine detail so you're damn well going to keep it.
The French Revolution gave us the Terror and then Napoleon. The Russian Revolution gave us Lenin and then Stalin. What makes you think a bunch of armed Libertarians arguing which of the sayings of Ayn Rand should be sanctified into law are going to last any longer than the Provisional Government in Russia?
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