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Thread: The Battle of Athens: Restoring the Rule of Law

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    The Battle of Athens: Restoring the Rule of Law

    The Battle of Athens: Restoring the Rule of Law

    "The Battle of Athens was an armed rebellion led by WWII veterans and citizens in Athens and Etowah, Tennessee, United States, against the tyrannical local government in August 1946."

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    Battle of Athens

    Wow, I just recently bought some property near there, thanks for the history lesson...

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    Lord Acton-"Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

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    that smokepole was the enlightening post you had.

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    Etowah was hit by an apparent tornado today, damage not totally known yet. Athens has been spared, so far.

    It's a hairy night in East Tennessee.

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    Battle of Athens

    Has anyone heard of this before ? I got it in an email today.
    Very interesting and thought provoking.

    http://voxvocispublicus.homestead.co...of-Athens.html

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    There is a movie out about it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by groucho 48
    Has anyone heard of this before ? I got it in an email today.
    Very interesting and thought provoking.

    http://voxvocispublicus.homestead.co...of-Athens.html
    Yes:

    http://www.migunowners.org/forum/sho...d.php?t=168521


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    Oops, sorry. Missed it and didn't do a search. That's what when you get old.

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    I never heard about this "battle" before either and would like to learn more.

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