Don (in WjXEf.12148$ firstname.lastname@example.org) said:
||| Show me the part where a standing army is to exist?
||| Whats that?
||| Its not in there?
||| Shut the fuck up them.
||| Jeezis, where do all these morons come from?
|| Point your browser at http://www.iedu.com/mrd/Constitution.html and
|| read Section 8 of Article I:
|| "The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties,
|| Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common
|| Defence and general Welfare of the United States;"
|| and further down in that same section:
|| "To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that
|| Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;
|| To provide and maintain a Navy;
|| To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and
|| naval Forces;
|| To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the
|| Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;
|| To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia,
|| and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the
|| Service of the United States, reserving to the States
|| respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority
|| of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by
| I'm still waiting.
Sorry, I can't read it out loud for you from here. You'll just have to
find someone closer or remain ignorant.
DeSoto, Iowa USA