If one of the purposes of the Militia is to stand against corrupt Government ? Whose Purpose is it to ?

Stand against corrupt Militia ? (n.b this is a genuine question NOT an attack on the Idea of Militia...but corruption takes place every where)

Asked By: ll_jenny_ll here AND I'M BAC - 3/31/2010
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The general idea of the "local militia" is antiquated and has been abused by whack jobs... More
Answered By: muinghan - 3/31/2010
Additional Answers (17)
Generally the its the peoples responsibility. Hey FBI, these guys are whacked.. Maybe you should check them out.
Answered By: dr.4315 - 3/31/2010
This thing called a military. Fairly new idea, but a lot of countries are starting to form them.
Answered By: Right-wing nutjob - 3/31/2010
The FBI and state BI's have that role.
Answered By: American Man - 3/31/2010
Hmm...I think the FBI just busted one in Michigan like yesterday...does that answer your question.
Answered By: Grand Theft Pants™ (the 4th) - 3/31/2010
The militia always feel that the government is bad. That in some way they are going to be losing their freedoms and have to always be prepared for that event. I don't know where they got that idea but they do little other than gather guns and play soldier on weekeds and try to drag others into their groups. Many are... More
Answered By: zzzmama - 3/31/2010
Tit for Tat hun our government infridges against our freedoms we stand up,we get a few wack jobs with guns the government steps up.
Answered By: wolfette - 3/31/2010
The Southern revisionist Conservative groups are STILL floating the lie that the 2nd Amendment and gun ownership has ANYTHING TO DO with an "oppressive government" which they stole from the Declarations language about the BRITISH GOVERNMENT, which was oppressive by any measure... More
Answered By: future - 3/31/2010
ours. this is why we have the right to bear arms. :P I'm normally left-wing about everything, and against *idiots* having guns (especially those with a violent criminal background). I'm not against decent people having a gun. I hate the idea of killing but sometimes theres no other choice literally, unless I want to... More
Answered By: Cthulhu - 3/31/2010
In the 2nd amendment it authorized the creation of a well armed militia. When the Constitution was written a Militia was the word used for Military. The Send Amendment is what authorized the creation of the State and National Guard. The 2nd Amendment did not authorize a militia to stand up against the government.
Answered By: LadySnowbird - 3/31/2010
No. Because the militia doesn't have any *safeguards* to protect it from acts of impulsive violence or tendencies towards reckless destruction--even in the face of a potentially *corrupt* government... More
Answered By: Sky - 3/31/2010
The coast guard?... I mean unless Militia are taking kick backs from wall street bankers and Halliburton, I don't really think there's such a thing as a corrupt militia, they aren't winning any no bid contracts put it that way.
Answered By: Luke808666 - 3/31/2010
im from michigan where the militia that plotted to kill cops is from. the michigan militia talked bad about them on the local news, and another militia group from around here refused to help them when they knew they were in trouble. so i assume they would of stood up to them.
Answered By: Jason V - 3/31/2010
A part of Article 1 Section 8 of the US Constitution clearly shows that a well regulated militia was intended to be under both federal and state authority... More
Answered By: mr danger - 3/31/2010
They call the purpose of standing against corrupt militia "Freedom" in the White House but trust me, i have a completely different opinion on that.....
Answered By: I love OZ - 3/31/2010
Nobody is going to "rise" up against the Government in revolt and with the "few" exceptions in Michigan ( who illegally had automatic weapons, explosives and made "threats of bodily harm" ) the greatest majority of private Militias are law abiding citizens who believe in the United States. NOT necessarily the current... More
Answered By: Draco - 3/31/2010
mr danger writes: "A part of Article 1 Section 8 of the US Constitution clearly shows that a well regulated militia was intended to be under both federal and state authority... More
Answered By: bmovies60 - 3/31/2010
Ideally it is mine, and my neighbors, to start with, no matter where I live I was still raised to know the difference between right and wrong... More
Answered By: wayned - 4/1/2010
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