Monday, February 21, 2005
More Hunter S. Thompson in his own words
From his last ESPN.com article:
The American nation is in the worst condition I can remember in my lifetime, and our prospects for the immediate future are even worse. I am surprised and embarrassed to be a part of the first American generation to leave the country in far worse shape than it was when we first came into it. Our highway system is crumbling, our police are dishonest, our children are poor, our vaunted Social Security, once the envy of the world, has been looted and neglected and destroyed by the same gang of ignorant greed-crazed bastards who brought us Vietnam, Afghanistan, the disastrous Gaza Strip and ignominious defeat all over the world.
The Stock Market will never come back, our Armies will never again be No. 1, and our children will drink filthy water for the rest of our lives.
The Bush family must be very proud of themselves today, but I am not. Big Darkness, soon come. Take my word for it.
It indeed did come soon for Hunter S. Thompson.
- Badtux the Gonzo Penguin
Posted by: BadTux / 2/21/2005 09:45:00 AM
Condolences, my flippered friend.
# posted by The Heretik : 21/2/05 3:46 PM
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