Originally Posted by Puppycow
But as has been noted many times, the US has a hell of a lot of guns in the hands of a hell of a lot of people, more than most other countries. "Civil unrest" in the US is likely to involve a lot fewer rock-throwers and a lot more gun battles.
Originally Posted by PhantomWolf
Oh, sure, most
of them will run when the shooting starts. But that's true of any group of people.
But the one who don't run will quite quickly learn the lessons every other group of newbies learn on the way to becoming veterans. If they survive the lesson, they could be a real problem.