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James Wood HS class of 1968, UVA class of 1972, Peace Corps - Zaire (Congo), AT&T, Lucent, AVAYA. (Retired)

Home town

Winchester, VA, Frederick County

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To Crane. Like I said, those day are long gone, Things have changed. WE no longer depend or expect or even ALLOW a citizen to bring along his personal weapon to be a member of our “well regulated militia”. So. Get with the times. Personal weapons are not need, or allowed in a well regulat…

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To Mr. Incredible: becasue the government , back then, had no arms to give them so they had to depend on the soldier's ow personal arms to fight. Those days are long gone and over. A well regulated militia , like you say, the National Guard, or een the police, are will armed and equipped …

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Ah. I just figured it out. It is the 275th anniversary of Winchester and editor is writing a series of stories celebrating that. ( you had to be following all along to know this I guess because he does not remind is of the theme of his series, ....ever .)

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Yet more tired romanticization of battles, guns, fighting, and manhood. Again, in the end, the Confederates were beaten, rightly and thankfully so. We need not glamorize and dramatize the ebb and flow of troops, the woundings and deaths with the smells of gunpowder, the sounds of shots, t…

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Get a grip. All these proposals are reasonable and good for society: “ doing background checks on all gun sales; banning high-voltage weapons as well as bump stocks and silencers; reinstating Virginia’s erstwhile law allowing but one purchase of a handgun per month; requiring that lost an…

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These all are reasonable and needed changes to the law: more extensive background checks, only allowing one handgun purchase within a 30-day period and banning assault weapons, high capacity magazines, bump stocks and silencers.

People are going crazy, inciting rebellion against the…

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Fantasy, myth, all.

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Oh! The Irony: “ The marketplace also helps visitors begin imagining themselves in Biblical times. It also helps show how oppressive things were under Roman rule.” How oppressive things were under Roman rule! Here they are, staging a production about Christianity on the very land where Co…

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De Vos is the best friend rapists have never had.

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Military officers swear allegiance to the Constitution, NOT to the President. They must follow his orders if they are lawful, but they must protect the Constitution as a higher calling. Vindeman is a hero and a model military officer.