Standing Armies

…The Anti-Federalists adamantly opposed them.

“In despotic governments, as well as all the monarchies of Europe, standing armies are kept up to execute the commands of the prince or the magistrate, and are employed for this purpose when occasion requires: But they have always proved the destruction of liberty, and are abhorrent to the spirit of a free republic.” –Brutus (probably Robert Yates, October 18, 1787)

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