Why the Founding Fathers Feared a Standing Army – As long as the army stands, peace is unlikely to be achieved or long-lasting.

MFP Commentary:
And the dumbed down government school educated idiots that we call Americans, now are demanding & worshipping, a standing army, while eschewing the only legitimate military in this country.  We the people: the milita.
If people do not wake up soon, I fear the end of this country….

What, sir, is the use of a militia? It is to prevent the establishment of a standing army, the bane of liberty. …Whenever Governments mean to invade the rights and liberties of the people, they always attempt to destroy the militia, in order to raise an army upon their ruins.

–Elbridge Gerry,  Fifth Vice President of the United States

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