Sign of the Times?

Joel 3: 9-14

Joel 3: 9-14

From Walter Russell Mead’s blog, The American Interest, via Instapundit:

Guns Better Investment Than Gold?

Arms dealers in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley are making out like, well, bandits as unrest in Syria sends black market gun prices through the roof says this story in Lebanon’s Daily Star

But what this news really means, of course, is that more and more people in Syria and Lebanon are preparing for all out civil war…

This is the pattern I saw at work in Yugoslavia and the Caucasus twenty years ago as ethnic groups geared up to butcher their neighbors and drive them from their homes…

I made a note to myself at that time: when poets buy guns, tourist season is over…

Read the whole thing (it’s short).

Consider the state of racial and ethnic and socioeconomic relations in the United States.

Then decide if you see any parallels.

Sign of the times; it’s not just a great Bryan Ferry song.

I hope you took advantage of Buy Ammo Day.  And I hope you’re keeping it dry.

 

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