18th Century Definitions: General Welfare

I was looking through a copy of Samuel Johnson’s “A Dictionary of the English Language“ (published in 1755), and came across a few interesting definitions: General: 1. Comprehending many species or individuals; not special. 3. Not restrained by narrow or distinctive limitations 5. Public; comprising the whole Welfare: 1. Happiness; success; prosperity Clearly, these definitions,…

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Is THAT All You’ve Got?

I was scanning the ‘nets and found some interesting responses to MT’s Firearms Freedom Act that I thought I would share.

“How much is Al Qaeda paying this “Grass roots movement” to try to make an ‘end run’ on the US Governments Constitutional rights? (Yes, I said what I meant).  I do not believe that ‘Most Montanans’ feel they way Al Qaedas paid stooges do.  Bin Laden knows that the only way to “defeat Freedom of thought” is to divide the USA and conquer from within like he is doing in the Mideast.. “

Hurry everybody, to your designated ‘Al Qaeda’ meeting points.

“Is the Constitution an idol to worship? I hate to play the role of anarchist, but to kill is also breaking a law set forth thousands of years ago, by the true parchment of law. Guns are only made for killing. In the hands of laymen and criminals, they are deadly for anybody, not just to the true enemy, like Al Qaeda or insurgents. Civilians owning guns is vigilant and treacherous.”

Before I could generate the thought myself, I read the next post which summed up my response perfectly.

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