Wow, I wasn't expecting the answer to be so succinct. I figured it was some obscure slang derivitive, but that's cool that it actually has cultural meaning.
Originally Posted by Jderringer
As long as I am an American citizen and American blood runs in these veins I shall hold myself at liberty to speak, to write, and to publish whatever I please on any subject.
Elija Lovejoy (1802-1837)
Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.
Lord Acton (1834-1902)