Originally Posted by JasonCSU
I agree with the hypothetical point, and also agree that a unlikely scenario with 200 million armed citizens versus the government/military would not end well. It absolutely made sense when it was written, as at that time period it was much more possbile for the people to overthrow a tyranical government. In the event of an unlikely scenario, I just don't see how it would be possible for the people in this age to overthrow the government with the might and technology of the military that they would have to face.
keep in mind that the military is made up of 'the people' if sh*t was going that bad I bet many of them would turn against the govt too.
I also don't think any of that will happen.