By John Farnam
Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- “Learn from the mistakes of others. When you insist on making them all yourself, you won’t live long enough. In fact, you won’t live long at all!” ~ Soldier’s Proverb
Our Army, rather than ramping-up small-arms training for all soldiers, is purchasing thousands of ostensibly non-lethal “rifles” that fire pepper-filled balls.
These are presumably for riot-control “missions.”
Yet, I thought we had armies for fighting wars, and police for dealing with riots. Apparently, not any more!
Soft-headed, liberal politicians, and denizens of the Pentagon alike, obviously aren’t comfortable with American soldiers shooting real bullets, launched from real rifles and pistols, at real enemies.
Instead, we’re now asked to shoot nothing more harmful than pepper-filled balls! Liberals foolishly, mistakenly, naively believe that we can have “casualty-free wars!”
This paradoxical, but persistent, preoccupation with “non-lethal control” in military circumstance is the reason our most dangerous, most fearsome, most ruthless enemies around the globe fear us less and less with each passing day.
Instead of quaking in their shoes at the mere thought of angering the USA (the way they used to), they must now be howling with laughter at this latest addition to our …Read the Rest