Whirli – most of that makes sense, thanks for the insight. I’m still of the mindset to take active measures to tame down the appearance of a militarized force without minimizing the officers capability or protection.
Did you catch that article on the http://www.woodpilereport.com I mentioned earlier? Curious of your thoughts on it and if the author had “gotten it right” or not.
Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property... mischief would ensue were the law-abiding deprived of the use of them.
- Thomas Paine