This is Switzerland ! Al Jazeera World – Guns in Switzerland

An interesting documentary from Al Jazeera on Switzerland’s militia system. A few mistakes, but a fabulous quote from Ueli Maurer, the former head of the Swiss Federal Department of Defence :

Do you know any other country where a member of the government can talk to armed people without any protection ? (16:55)

Dr. Ron Paul is probably the only foreign politician who truly understood what this really means. Ron Paul mentioned the Swiss model as reference several times in his 2008 presidential campaign :


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