“Our nation was founded on violence; the option is on the table,” he said, readjusting the rifle slung over his shoulder. “I don’t think that we should ever remove anything from the table as it relates to our liberties and our freedoms.”
The speaker tipped his kepi and made his way towards the door. A few steps into his exit, he turned around, looking back at the other leaders of the would-be Confederate army. He stabbed the bayonet into the floor and gave one last parting shot.
“We have a right to get rid of that government and to get rid of it by any means necessary.”
The room broke into applause. Robert Edward Lee walked out, slamming the door behind him. The South was declaring war on the North. There would be a battle for the future of the United Sates.
That sounds about right, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, I just made all that up—except for the quotes.
They actually come from Stephen Broden, an Austin pastor and a Republican candidate for the Texas Congress. In the past, Broden, a certified mad man, has accused U.S. government leaders of attempting to send senior citizens to early graves. He’s also likened the current government to Nazi Germany. Yesterday, he approved of a violent revolution to overthrow our current regime.
Here he is in all his glory: