Originally posted on CLINGERS... BLOGGING BAD ~ DICK.G: AMERICAN !:
April 19, 1997
In November, 1995, I sat down and wrote the words, “America is at that awkward stage; it’s too late to work within the system, but too early to shoot the bastards.” That’s a line a lot of you have become familiar with, and to the extent that other people have also become familiar with it, it has a lot to do with Arizona libertarians pushing that message.
Well, I wrote that a year and a half ago, the book was published about six months ago, and now here we are, April 19, 1997. Is it time to “shoot the bastards” yet? This is a question a lot of us have been pondering.
We signed our oath, most of us, we signed our pledge not to initiate violence. We’re the good guys. We know that. But I have heard so many people — good, responsible, ordinary people…
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