Worlds Largest Army

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    Worlds Largest Army

    I just got this in an email. Some of you may have seen it before. It may have even been posted here before, but I've not seen it. If it has been then I'm sorry for the repost.

    World's Largest Army

    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.

    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.
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    I've always believed that our RKBA has been a major deterrent for any country contemplated invading the US.
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    Quote Originally Posted by varob View Post
    I've always believed that our RKBA has been a major deterrent for any country contemplated invading the US.
    I would have to agree, we just love our guns!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpencerB View Post
    I would have to agree, we just love our guns!
    And more importantly, we love our country!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Retiredonce View Post
    And more importantly, we love our country!
    Agreed!

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    "Worlds Largest Army" I like the sound of that, think it's time we started are quarterly meetings
    No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms. -- Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by rson63 View Post
    "Worlds Largest Army" I like the sound of that, think it's time we started are quarterly meetings
    We do have meetings, but we call them a different name. Turkey Season, Varmit season, Upland game, Water fowl season, Deer season....its code so we dont scare the UN.

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    Time for a meeting on the Mexican border.

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    And yet the UN wants Obama to outlaw guns so that the world will be a safer place.
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    I wonder how large that number becomes when you add in the non-hunting rifle owners.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rangefinder View Post
    I wonder how large that number becomes when you add in the non-hunting rifle owners.
    I was wondering the same thing as someone that does not hunt. But still loves this country and his guns.
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    The number would be much larger, no doubt.

    I know lots of people that are active shooters but they dont hunt.
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    I too don't hunt anymore, but you can count me in as one of the American loving gun toters.
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    I believe it was Kruschev who said that they could only blow up the USA, but never invade it, because of the number of American people who were armed... they would never be able to control the populace.
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    Ironically, the US has been experiencing the largest invasion of foreign nationals in history via our southern border. Rather than put up a fight, we're printing our signs in multiple languages and I now have to press 1 if I want to hear my phone tree options in English. If you think this isn't a war, research the correlation of gang violence to illegal immigration penetration. These gangs are closely tied to the drug cartels and mafia of our southern neighbor. This is an all out war on our country via drugs, money, and violence and the gubmint doesn't seem to care nearly as much about domestic issues as they do being the police of the rest of the world. It's time we take care of things at home.
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