“The right of citizens to bear arms is just one guarantee against arbitrary government, one more safeguard against the tyranny which now appears remote in America, but which historically has proved to be always possible.” — Senator Hubert H. Humphrey (D-MN)
Friday, February 3, 2017
I'm sure the cartoonist thought this was a cute way to take a poke at Pr. Trump and the travel ban.
If the tribes had met the first Europeans with force and turned them away before they got a foothold on the east coast of the continent, they would not have been overrun, decimated, had the land taken and their way of life destroyed. By the time the tribes recognized the full nature of the threat and the reality of what was happening, it was too late for them to effectively defend themselves.
There's a lesson in that somewhere. We should learn it.