You know the old saying, everybody loves an Outlaw. Generally that happens when the Outlaw faces a tyrannical government. Take the original Sons Of Liberty and The Loyal 9 who at the time were considered Outlaws by the English King's Government. Many of the Colonist especially those that were benefiting from British rule also considered the Sons Of Liberty as Outlaws. Only 3% of the population supported a war with England.
Outlaws To Hero's: Sons Of Liberty Instigators of The Boston Tea Party and American Revolution, Pancho Villa (1878 – 1923), "Billy The Kid" Henry McCarty (1859 - 1881), Bell Star "Bandit Queen", W.E. Durand (1913-1939) Teton Tea Party, Herman Perry (1922-1945), Jessie James 1882, Ned Kelly Australia, and the list runs on of Outlaws to Hero's...
What makes an outlaw into a hero, or at least a pop culture figure? There's a few things they have in common that perks the interest and sympathy of the public.
1. The outlaw Biker is a victim of injustice from authorities, and is paying back the favor.
2. The outlaw Biker helps common people.The Charity is real.
3. The outlaw Biker is sacrificing for a political stance. Freedom and Constitutional Rights.
4. The outlaw Biker does things the average Joe would love to try, if he had the courage. Riding the Iron Horse
5. The outlaw Biker's outlandish adventures provide entertainment in the manner of a long-running serial.
Fast forward to today. We see another tyrannical Government at all levels, federal, state, local and judiciary. Lieing, cheating, stealing, framing at unprecedented levels.
We see Americans branded as Outlaws by this tyrannical government, using fear as a tool to make sheep of men and women. Fall in line or die........
MC's & Bikers as a whole have been Branded as potential Outlaws although we may have never committed a crime.
Riding, Fighting together we're a powerful lot, a political powerhouse.
Quoting Butch "Popeye" Moss, We are Riders Of The Iron Horse, The Last Free Spirits in America.
We Could Be The Next American Outlaw Hero's... Songs Are Being Written...
"Waco" Song By Troublemaker