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Response to David: The Ten Commandments include both prohibitions and affirmations; i.e., things that should not be done and theings that are required.  A citizen therefore should be able to defend his neighbor as well as himself.  The specific commandment that regulates the use of weapons is the Sixth.  For an expostion of both the prohibitions and the affirmations, see the Westminster Confession of Faith's companion document, the Larger Catechsim.

1 week, 3 days ago on Is it Time to Disarm the Police?

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The only flaw that I see is that a policeman is also a citizen and as such should be allowed to be armed at all times as well.

1 week, 3 days ago on Is it Time to Disarm the Police?

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@Blockaderunner It's a bit anachronistic to say that Abraham was not a Jew because Abraham was a progenitor of Judah from whom the name Jew comes, 

3 months ago on Cruzifiction

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Hey! The perp was not a patron.  The article should not imply that he was -- it should have said that NO PATRONS WERE HURT not NO OTHER PATRONS.

1 year, 4 months ago on BOOM! Waffle House patron defends restaurant, shoots armed robber

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[SARCASM ALERT]  Maybe Susan Rice should have been there. 

2 years, 2 months ago on Republican senators decry ‘useless, worthless' Clinton briefing on Libya attack | The Cable

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Shouldn't the State also have to require the minting of new gold and silver coins of fractional value reflecting the inflated value of pre-1965 coins?

2 years, 4 months ago on End the Fed! Whether Congress Wants us to or Not!

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The problem with the author's position on all three "originals" is that the intentions, meanings, and understandings of the authors is supported really only by what they wrote.  Therefore, a proper beginning place is to determine what it was they actually said. It's called textual interpretation.  There's just no way that we can get into the mind of the authors.

2 years, 7 months ago on Original Intent, Original Understanding, Original Meaning

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