The Best of Times
That is the way it was for years, indeed decades. That's the reason why the opposition is so rabid about closing gun shows down. If the free people can not gather, they can not meet. If they can not meet, they can not organize. If they can not organize, they can not resist.
Except now, there is the internet. It is the worst of times and the best of times.
Give the Sipsey Street Irregulars a look.