I only today saw a drawing of the Obama salute. First thing I thought of? You're disarmed (no gun in those hands) and easy to restrain. Just pop the cuffs on, or tie those two wrists together, and we're set!
Oppressors can tyrannize only when they achieve a standing army, an enslaved press, and a disarmed populace. James Madison. You are not required to complete the work, yet you are not allowed to desist from it. Pirkei Avot 2:21
If you reward cruelty with kindness, with what do you reward kindness? Hillel
Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth. Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)
I'm a patriot. I love my decadent, cosmopolitan, self-indulgent, racially mixed, godless, intellectually dilettante, drug-abusing, promiscuous, queer-loving country. And its flag is the Stars and Stripes. Patrick Nielsen Hayden
When a man comes to kill you, kill him first. Sanhedrin 72a