gun barrel politics (was: Re: Nazis memories)

Damien Broderick (
Sat, 31 Oct 1998 12:08:11 +0000

At 02:15 PM 10/30/98 -0500, Michael Lorrey wrote:

>Socialism denies the
>concept of Natural Law, and states, as Mao said,"Justice comes out of the
>barrel of a gun".

For some reason, despite my previous wails, Mike keeps misquoting this real-politik observation (which is congenial, I'd have thought, to Libertarians and gun-fanciers). Mousy Dung *actually* said:

`POLITICAL POWER comes from the barrel of a gun'

Damien Broderick (no fan of the Chairman's)