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Comment: Re: May I suggest (Score 1) 334

by approachingZero (#48181679) Attached to: No More Lee-Enfield: Canada's Rangers To Get a Tech Upgrade
The article describes the perfect tool for the job, time proven and the people who use it trained. Somewhere some government bureaucrat decided it was too expensive to start producing the Enfield again because that would just be too simple. Expect a disaster everyone will hate. Expensive, a battery, lots of small springs, gas operated, exotic ammo.

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Comment: There is no concrete evidence to support her claim (Score 1) 384

"One could even say that it played a significant role in bringing down the republic."

How? Because Pompeii had no access to the revolutionary building material and Cesar was able to politically leverage the prestige of his new construction projects to such an extent that he was able to dissolve the Senate?

Seems pretty unlikely.

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