...He heard the snick of a rifle bolt and found himself peering down the muzzle Of a weapon held by a drunken liquor store owner.
"There's a conflict," he said, "There's a conflict, between land and people...
The people have to go. They've come all the way out here to make mining claims, to do automobile body work, to gamble, take pictures, to not have to do laundry... to own a mini-bike! Have their own CB radios and air conditioning; good plumbing for sure and to sell time/life books and to work in a deli. To have a little chili every morning and maybe... maybe to own their own gas stations again... and take drugs! Have some crazy sex! But above all, above all, to have a fair shake; to get a piece of the rock and a slice of the pie and spit out of the window of your car and not have the wind blow it back in your face"
I dig having these things at my hands too... I just wonder really if it is actually for the societal better.
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