- Taking Up Arms - Protecting Their Own
Their country is falling apart, and all most of them
have are bats, long pieces of wood and knives to protect their
own with. The pictures are horrifying, with the riots going on. Many
people are behaving like animals, breaking into businesses and homes
and just taking whatever they want and harming anyone who gets in
The Egyptian government that could not have cared
any less before, sure as anything do not care about the citizens at
this time either.
I believe that we are seeing a
combination of reactions to Egypt's dictatorship government. Some
people are rioting, while others are revolting. And then there are
some that are fueling the flames, in hopes of picking up that which
is left of the nation and taking it over.
But in the mean
time the people who are not doing anything, have been left to
defend their own, with what appears to be very
Besides the obvious lesson to be learned by what is
happening in Egypt, to not allow a dictator to take over to
begin with, there are two other things to be learned. We who
are U.S. citizens can see very clearly why we have the right to
bear arms. And the people in our government can see very
clearly why they need to get back in check.
J.M. Smith - © 01-31-11