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The Worlds Largest Army

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by Chipskip, Jan 29, 2011.

  1. Jan 29, 2011 at 6:33 AM
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    Chipskip

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    I saw this at usacarry.com and thought it was worth reposting:

    Posted by dave606:

    The World's Largest Army

    I bet you didn’t know this. . .

    In WWII, Japan's highest-ranking naval officer was Isoruku Yamamoto. Although he was Japanese, and his loyalties were unquestionably with The Empire, he studied for many years in America, graduating from Harvard University. There is an oft-repeated (and sometimes disputed) quote attributed to him regarding the possibility of any nation taking a war to American soil:

    "You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass."

    Here is why he was correct:

    America's Hunters. The World's Largest Army.

    The state of Wisconsin has gone an entire deer hunting season without someone getting killed. That's great, considering there were over 600,000 hunters that got permits this year.

    Allow me to restate that number: 600,000

    Over the last two months, the eighth largest army in the world - more men under arms than Iran; more than France and Germany combined - deployed to the woods of a single American state to keep the deer population under control.

    But that pales in comparison to the 750,000 who are in the woods of Pennsylvania this week. Michigan's 700,000 hunters have now returned home. Toss in a quarter million hunters in West Virginia, and it is literally the case that the hunters of those four states alone would comprise the largest army in the world.

    And that is just FOUR states.

    The total population of registered hunters in America today ranges from 23 million to 43.7 million individuals. (Based on annual data provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.) As long as the American Hunter retains his right to Bear Arms, America will forever be safe from foreign invasion of troops.

    Hunting – it's not just a way to fill the freezer. It's a matter of National Security.
     
  2. Jan 29, 2011 at 7:29 AM
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    That is very well put. Look at all the hunters out WEST. AS long a Honest People have weapons to Hunt, recreate, and for secutity our land is safe from being taken over. However take away our Weapons and WE WILL FALL
     
  3. Jan 29, 2011 at 10:41 AM
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    Have you ever thought that this is the reason our goverment want to take away our guns?
     
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