My experience is such that Waco triggered an accelerated increase in people moving toward organized mutual defense against criminal governments.
I went to meetings. I ran for congress. My experience is certainly not yours, and so my words may not have meaning to you in the way that my words have meaning to me.
You now say that I am "wrong".
You said this:
"But after skimming the rest of your post I am somewhat anxious for you to enlighten me on the "cause" of the militia movement. But if you say Waco then I say Wrong."
Previous to Waco was an incident involving Randy Weaver.
Your viewpoint is yours.
My viewpoint is mine.
If you see things differently then that does not make my measure of things wrong.
Previous to the incident involving Randy Weaver there were X number of people seeking to find ways to defend themselves against criminals in government.
After the incident involving Randy Weaver there were more than X number of people seeking to find ways to defend themselves against criminals in government.
That is my experience. I could be wrong. I don't have the power to ask everyone on the planet earth if they did, in fact, see what happened to Randy Weaver, and his wife, and his son, etc., and then ask each person on the planet if they were then inspired to seek ways, or find ways, to defend themselves against criminals in government, so I could be wrong, and I could be just as wrong as you can be, since you also don't have that power to know the accurate facts.
You can say that I am wrong by misunderstanding what I said, then claim that what you misunderstood about what I said is wrong, and that has what to do with me?
If I said that there was no such thing as a militia before Waco, then your claim about how wrong I am could be true.
What does that have to do with me?
As to your claim about the so called majority, as ambiguous as whatever it is you are claiming may be, again, your power to know the facts is missing in that regard too.
So what does that have to do with anything I said, or anything I think, and unless you ask, you can't know, so you being lost appears to me to be a goal of yours, and you being sorry appears to be false to me.
Have a fine day, there are plenty left for many of us, I suppose.
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