Saturday, April 23, 2011

Hunter's - America's Largest Army

America's Largest Army

The world's largest army... America's hunters!  I had never thought about this....

A blogger added up the deer license sales in just a handful of states and arrived at a striking conclusion:

There were over 600,000 hunters this season in the state of Wisconsin and 300,000 in Minnesota.

Allow me to restate that number.

Over the last several months, Wisconsin and Minnesota hunters became the eighth largest army in the world.

More men under arms than in Iran.  More than in France and Germany combined.

These men deployed to the woods of two American states to hunt with firearms, and no one was killed.

That number pales in comparison to the 750,000 who hunted the woods of Pennsylvania and Michigan, all of whom had returned home.

Toss in a quarter million hunters in West Virginia and it literally establishes the fact that the hunters of those four states alone would comprise the largest army in the world.
The point?
America will forever be safe from foreign invasion with that kind of home-grown firepower.

Hunting -- it's not just a way to fill the freezer. It's a matter of national security.

That's why all enemies, foreign and domestic, want to see us disarmed.

Food for thought when next we consider gun control.

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