This got asked on another discussion forum last year and this was my reply then:
This appears to be just an expression. Couldn't source it to any point of origin.
The answer is to arm yourself and know how to kick ass and take names if the situation calls for it.
"Kick ass and take names."
http://greenlightwrite.com/quotationsac ... twrite.htm
“From what was written about Ike [Turner] he appears to be a brother from the old school who they say would "Kick Ass first and take names later" if this is true I am sure you want be seeing Tina with no brother no time soon.”
“In the Old Testament, when God pointed out evil and told them to kick butt and take names, the Israelites did just that, or faced dire consequences.”
http://markbyron.blogspot.com/2002_01_2 ... chive.html