And what country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Oops indeed. I hope they weren't planning on firing that rocket, otherwise our intrepid observer would be toast. Heh.ReplyDelete
The old missile rails had lots of problems, and that's why we have vertical launch systems now. The nasty old secret was that at any point in time it was a toss up as to whether or not the launchers could rail and launch one while the ship was at sea.ReplyDelete