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At least back then, the

At least back then, the difference in the kinds and amounts of weapons in the hands of the people, vs. the government, were small enough that it took major, full scale military intervention to put the rebellion down.

That's a state we need to get back to. Nowadays, the people cannot even fight off a bunch of corrupt local taxfeeding cops, who thinks playing swat team with other peoples money makes them look tough and cool.