I love the Swiss.
But I need to learn more about them.
My ancestors come from the land across the Bodensee from Switzerland, in Bavaria.
Of course their "every man a rifleman" and "shoot twice and go home" are legendary tropes. But they might just be tropes. And some socialist weenies have tried to enact gun control in Switzerland recently. The poisons of the welfare state even creep up the Alps, it seems.
I admire their stands against despotism, and that that attitude is a long tradition, but before WWII, my history knowledge is limited to an awareness of an awesome pole-arm equipped infantry that tended to win a lot in Renaissance and Medieval times.
Can anyone recommend a good Swiss History written in English? Somehow, getting all my further Swiss History from 2nd Amendment websites is not enough.
So how's that gun control working out in England? - Jihadis who beheaded a Royal Army soldier had a gun: “And then when I went up there was this black guy with a revolver and a kitchen knife, he had what loo...
2 hours ago