Re: The ever popular armed citizenry question, and occasional oil

Michael Butler (
Thu, 1 Apr 1999 20:21:43 -0800 (PST)

> Their autonomy got stripped by Milosevic back in 1989. The Kosovar Liberation
> Army was trying to defend their declaration of secession, but they have been
> hamstrung by the one sided arms embargo that the Russians only pay lip service
> to.

*nod*. see below

> >
> > </sarcasm_off>

I meant that last comment in the spirit of Bertold(sp?) Brecht, who said (in paraphrase) "If the government doesn't _trust_ the people, whay doesn't it _dissolve_ them and elect a _new_ people?"


"The tree of Liberty should be watered from time to time with the blood of tyrants and patriots, even if some arguably crazy person agrees with me..."

                    -----Thomas "Mad Dog" Jefferson

"A fool may say it rains and a wise man who hears him may still get wet."
                    -----Confucius or somebody