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Communist folk singer Pete Seeger and Springsteen perform for Obama at Inaugural blast (photos)
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Posted on 01/18/2009 8:36:01 PM PST by ETL

"We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration At The Lincoln Memorial"

http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/4Jfw6fON_zH/One+Obama+Inaugural+Celebration+Lincoln+Memorial/1NNi5cTZF2d/Bruce+Springsteen
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From David Horowitz's FrontPageMag.com/DiscoverTheNetwork.org:
Profile: PETE SEEGER

*Musician, folksinger, songwriter, and political activist

*Joined the Communist Party in 1942

*"I'm still a Communist" -- Pete Seeger, 2004

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=1619
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"... on April 22, 1970, [the very first] Earth Day was held, one of the most remarkable happenings in the history of democracy... "
--American Heritage Magazine, October 1993

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Earth Day, April 22, 1970:
"The nationwide event included opposition to the Vietnam War on the agenda, but this was thought to detract for the environmental message.
Pete Seeger was a keynote speaker and performer at the event held in Washington DC."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_Day#Earth_Day_1970

Founded on Lenin's 100th birthday? --yeah, it's a "coincidence". LOL!
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Vladimir Lenin
Владимир Ильич Ленин
Chairman of the Council of People’s Commissars
In office: November 8, 1917 – January 21, 1924

Born April 22, 1870
Died January 21, 1924
Political party Bolshevik Party
Profession Politician, revolutionary

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vladimir_Lenin


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bhoinauguration; commievote; communist; obama; peteseeger
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1 posted on 01/18/2009 8:36:01 PM PST by ETL
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To: ETL; Saoirise
From the jerk who wrote and performed the anti-American song “Born in the USA” this comes as no surprise.
2 posted on 01/18/2009 8:39:25 PM PST by 444Flyer (Don't beLIEve Obama.)
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To: ETL

Naseuating to see these people in front of the Lincoln monument. Disgusting.


3 posted on 01/18/2009 8:40:50 PM PST by The Worthless Miracle (I will not gird my loins for Joe Biden.)
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To: ETL

The proletariat must rise up against these sick capitalists ;)


4 posted on 01/18/2009 8:41:46 PM PST by allmost
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To: ETL


5 posted on 01/18/2009 8:42:26 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth to a Liberal, is like a crucifix to a vampire))))
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To: ETL

I think more fiber in the diet might help Springsteen with that problem he appears to be having.

6 posted on 01/18/2009 8:45:14 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: ETL

Caught a few minutes of this. To refer to what Seeger was doing as “performing” would be OK I guess, in the sense that breathing is performing.


7 posted on 01/18/2009 8:47:07 PM PST by John W
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To: ETL

They are so not cool any more. Idiots.


8 posted on 01/18/2009 8:47:10 PM PST by lara
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To: ETL

How fitting that “red” was the dress code for the event.


9 posted on 01/18/2009 8:48:53 PM PST by randomhero97 ("First you want to kill me, now you want to kiss me. Blow!" - Ash)
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To: The Worthless Miracle
Kinda reminds you of all the stars tripping over themselves to perform at George Bush's inauguration.
10 posted on 01/18/2009 8:50:11 PM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: beaversmom

ROTFL!


11 posted on 01/18/2009 8:51:57 PM PST by 444Flyer (Don't beLIEve Obama.)
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To: John W

I used football as an escape today.


12 posted on 01/18/2009 8:54:04 PM PST by lonestar
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To: ETL

I’m just not watching this crap. The TV stays off this week.


13 posted on 01/18/2009 8:56:47 PM PST by Julia H. (Somewhere in Kenya or Indonesia, a village is missing its idiot.)
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To: ETL

I think we’re about to find out what it was like to be a decent German in 1933.


14 posted on 01/18/2009 9:02:18 PM PST by Barnacle (God help us.)
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To: lonestar

This was the replay running at halftime of the second game. Like not being able to look away from a train wreck.


15 posted on 01/18/2009 9:02:53 PM PST by John W
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To: ETL

And you’re posting photos....why? Now we’re going to have to gouge our own eyes out! I’m trying to avoid Obamamania by hiding out here!!!!


16 posted on 01/18/2009 9:03:20 PM PST by GatorGirl (Proud member of the Gator Nation!)
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To: ETL
Springsteen looks like he's ready to sneeze a huge loogie into the crowd.

(Just doing my part to bring these self-righteous brats down a peg.)

17 posted on 01/18/2009 9:10:10 PM PST by 3catsanadog (I plan to give the new President the same respect and dignity the other side gave Bush.)
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To: ETL

Did they make Seegeezer take a bath first?


18 posted on 01/18/2009 9:10:50 PM PST by headstamp 2 (Been here before)
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To: headstamp 2

It was hard to tell, he had a lot of clothes on. They did not make him brush his teeth, however.


19 posted on 01/18/2009 9:11:59 PM PST by John W
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To: John W

Didn’t know that Seeger the aged Stalinist was still here.

He’ll probably cork off during the Obamanist regime and be given a people’s state funeral not seen since the death of Mao.

The hundreds of millions murdered under communism will as usual remain unavailable for comment.


20 posted on 01/18/2009 9:12:08 PM PST by elcid1970 ("O Muslim! My cartridges are lubricated with pig grease!")
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To: Julia H.
"I’m just not watching this crap. The TV stays off this week."

I'm not either! NONE of this crap! Not one damned minute of this fake, phoney, fraud!

I only hope Rush, Sean, Mark & FR will help me keep my sanity this week! Might ne a good time to finally put my TVs out to the curb...for good. TrashTV. ;(

21 posted on 01/18/2009 9:12:56 PM PST by Beloved Levinite (OBAMA-BYE-DONE-2008)
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From the Claremont Institute:

"Seeger, in fact, was one of the Communist Party's 'artists in uniform,' who believed that 'songs are weapons.' Seeger was a hero to Radosh, but that does not stop him from recalling Seeger's slavish defense of Stalin. Radosh reminds us that Seeger's Songs for John Doe, an album he made with the Almanac Singers during the Nazi-Soviet Pact, was swiftly recalled when the Party line changed from 'peace' to outright jingoism."

http://www.claremont.org/publications/crb/id.732/article_detail.asp

22 posted on 01/18/2009 9:14:54 PM PST by ETL (Smoking gun evidence on ALL the ObamaRat-commie connections at my newly revised FR Home/About page)
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To: ETL

Honestly:

Has ANYONE ever bought a Pete Seeger record?


23 posted on 01/18/2009 9:25:52 PM PST by Senator Goldwater
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To: Senator Goldwater

Liberals and leftists have the weirdest tastes in just about everything, so I imagine he sold quite a few, and probably a bunch even today.


24 posted on 01/18/2009 9:30:19 PM PST by ETL (Smoking gun evidence on ALL the ObamaRat-commie connections at my newly revised FR Home/About page)
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To: elcid1970

Seeger admitted he was wrong about extolling Stalin. He got at least that right!


25 posted on 01/18/2009 9:31:02 PM PST by Borges
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To: ETL


This machine kills commies ;o)
26 posted on 01/18/2009 9:34:25 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life ;o)
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To: ETL

Is it true that Stevie Wonder sang “Signed, Sealed Delivered?”

Done a lot of foolish things
That I really didn’t mean.


27 posted on 01/18/2009 9:35:40 PM PST by berdie (Philosophies of the school room in one generation will reflect the government philosophy of the next)
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To: Liberty Valance

28 posted on 01/18/2009 9:38:59 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life ;o)
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To: Borges
Seeger admitted he was wrong about extolling Stalin. He got at least that right!

Don't believe everything these leftists say. Their whole game is based on lies and deception. Often they do these things for public perception alone. Besides, how many decades went by before he threw 'Joe' under the bus?

29 posted on 01/18/2009 9:40:18 PM PST by ETL (Smoking gun evidence on ALL the ObamaRat-commie connections at my newly revised FR Home/About page)
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To: elcid1970

I could have sworn he was dead, too. Well, now he can die in peace. There’s finally a commie in the White House...errr Black House. His life long dream.


30 posted on 01/18/2009 9:40:57 PM PST by Beloved Levinite (OBAMA-BYE-DONE-2008)
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To: ETL

Don’t know when he said it but he reffered to him as a ‘Deciever’ and said he was wrong about him. I don’t doubt Seeger is still a Marxist though. Just not of the Stalinist stripe.


31 posted on 01/18/2009 9:41:47 PM PST by Borges
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To: Liberty Valance

Lefties are the true fascists.


32 posted on 01/18/2009 9:42:02 PM PST by ETL (Smoking gun evidence on ALL the ObamaRat-commie connections at my newly revised FR Home/About page)
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To: Liberty Valance

You know that’s Woody Guthrie right?


33 posted on 01/18/2009 9:42:52 PM PST by Borges
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To: Borges

Of course I do. I posted the pic.


34 posted on 01/18/2009 9:44:00 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life ;o)
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To: Liberty Valance

A lot of people confuse them!


35 posted on 01/18/2009 9:44:36 PM PST by Borges
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To: ETL
"Don't believe everything these leftists say. Their whole game is based on lies and deception"

FUnny, that part of the doctrine of Islam, as well. That's why I believe Nobama is a Muslim Trojan Horse, soon to be exposed. May take a few years...

36 posted on 01/18/2009 9:45:33 PM PST by Beloved Levinite (OBAMA-BYE-DONE-2008)
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To: ETL
Numbnuts will be there to help with the bailouts since he has more experience with them than the "messiah" does.

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37 posted on 01/18/2009 9:45:44 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (CIA Director!....So easy, a caveman can do it!)
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To: Borges

did you notice my #26?


38 posted on 01/18/2009 9:46:23 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life ;o)
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To: beaversmom

Snuggies!

39 posted on 01/18/2009 9:46:41 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

ROFL - 2 Che!


40 posted on 01/18/2009 9:48:36 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life ;o)
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To: Borges

“Though Seeger didn’t formally join the Communist Party until 1942, the Almanacs’ lyrics marched in lockstep with the party’s views well before then. In keeping with the line adopted after the 1939 Hitler-Stalin pact (which caused many U.S. party members to quit in disgust), for example, the Almanacs warbled against American entry into World War II, foreshadowing the preference for peace at any price that later characterized the McGovernite Left. “Franklin D., listen to me,/You ain’t a-gonna send me ’cross the sea.” The group continued in this vein into the late 1940s. Campaigning for Progressive Party anti–cold war candidate Henry Wallace in 1948, they regularly performed a send-up of Harry Truman, to the tune of “Oh, Susannah”:

We’ve got to jail the communists
To keep this country free.
And everyone’s a communist
Who doesn’t vote for me.

(The lyrics referred to the newly enacted Smith Act, requiring Communist Party members to register with the government.) A more militant Seeger-Guthrie song, “66 Highway Blues,” threatened: “Sometimes I think I’ll blow down a cop/Lord, you treat me so mean. . . . I’m gonna start me a hungry man’s union,/Ain’t a-gonna charge no dues,/Gonna march down that road to the Wall Street Walls,/A-singin’ those 66 Highway Blues.”

The Almanacs/Weavers also dressed the part of authentic jes’ plain folks, sporting farmer’s overalls on stage. Anticipating the fashion affectations of later pop stars, in which studiedly grungy clothing often serves as both costume and political statement, they suffered from what biographer Dunaway calls “a bad case of proletarian chic.”

http://www.city-journal.org/html/15_3_urbanities-communist.html


41 posted on 01/18/2009 9:49:11 PM PST by ETL (Smoking gun evidence on ALL the ObamaRat-commie connections at my newly revised FR Home/About page)
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To: ETL


Prol Chic!
42 posted on 01/18/2009 9:56:32 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life ;o)
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To: All
"He also accuses me of attacking Pete Seeger for 'the consistency of his commitment to peace and social justice,' ignoring that what I argued is that Seeger’s only consistency was to the current Communist Party line; that in fact, Seeger was antiwar during the period of the Nazi-Soviet Pact; pro-war after the Soviet Union was the ally of the United States; and anti-war during the years of the Cold War and Vietnam. To Nichols -a rather dense left-winger -it is good form to acknowledge that perhaps 'Stalin was a bad guy,' and then simply get over it, and move on to campaign for very American socialist causes."
--Ronald Radosh (former communist)

http://www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/Read.aspx?GUID=01133F31-CE9A-40BC-B797-47CBB0023EF4

43 posted on 01/18/2009 10:02:03 PM PST by ETL (Smoking gun evidence on ALL the ObamaRat-commie connections at my newly revised FR Home/About page)
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Congratulations on an extraordinary history making election!

We can think back with pride to decades of hard work toward our strategic goal of a big enough, broad enough and united enough labor and all-people’s movement that could overcome the ultra-right blockage to all progress. That all people’s movement has come to life, it is dynamic and it has the potential to keep growing.

The election of Barack Obama and a strengthened Congress creates new conditions in our country. There is now the possibility to shift gears and move forward. This new day requires us to further develop our tactics in order to continue to deepen and broaden labor and people’s unity.

There are thousands of experiences that we all have had in these momentous days, some large, some small, all of which express the enormity of change in thinking and readiness for involvement that is underway and that steels us for the battles ahead.

The tears of joy we all shared as crowds gathered to watch the election results here and throughout the world dramatize the new moment we are in.

http://cpusa.org/article/articleview/991/1/154/
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"Barack Obama told supporters that
'change has come to America' as he
claimed victory in a historic presidential election."

http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/11/04/election.president/index.html

44 posted on 01/18/2009 10:04:13 PM PST by ETL (Smoking gun evidence on ALL the ObamaRat-commie connections at my newly revised FR Home/About page)
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To: ETL
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45 posted on 01/18/2009 10:10:02 PM PST by odin2008 (EVIL TRUMPHS WHEN GOOD MEN DO NOTHING)
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To: ETL

Pete seeger is more than appropriate. He’s a communist.


46 posted on 01/18/2009 10:15:50 PM PST by ModelBreaker
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To: ETL
Don't believe everything these leftists say. Their whole game is based on lies and deception. Often they do these things for public perception alone.

That dust jacket picture has been torquing my jaws since I first saw it. A flagrant Adlai Stevenson '56 ripoff. And here it is again in the crowd, lovingly captured for posteriority. This whole story is like a bad TV show. That's probably why the public is sucking it up so eagerly. I just wonder how much permanent damage will be done before the show is finally cancelled.

47 posted on 01/18/2009 10:28:44 PM PST by Seven plus One
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To: odin2008

LOL!


48 posted on 01/18/2009 10:29:52 PM PST by ETL (Smoking gun evidence on ALL the ObamaRat-commie connections at my newly revised FR Home/About page)
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To: ETL

Well I for one love Pete Seeger. Proof that music can help change the world.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXnJVkEX8O4


49 posted on 01/18/2009 10:36:17 PM PST by DryFly
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To: DryFly

Did he ever figure out where all the flowers went?

WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE
words and music by Pete Seeger
performed by Pete Seeger

Where have all the flowers gone?
Long time passing
Where have all the flowers gone?
Long time ago
Where have all the flowers gone?
Girls have picked them every one
When will they ever learn?
When will they ever learn?

Where have all the young girls gone?
Long time passing
Where have all the young girls gone?
Long time ago
Where have all the young girls gone?
Taken husbands every one
When will they ever learn?
When will they ever learn?

Where have all the young men gone?
Long time passing
Where have all the young men gone?
Long time ago
Where have all the young men gone?
Gone for soldiers every one
When will they ever learn?
When will they ever learn?

Where have all the soldiers gone?
Long time passing
Where have all the soldiers gone?
Long time ago
Where have all the soldiers gone?
Gone to graveyards every one
When will they ever learn?
When will they ever learn?

Where have all the graveyards gone?
Long time passing
Where have all the graveyards gone?
Long time ago
Where have all the graveyards gone?
Covered with flowers every one
When will we ever learn?
When will we ever learn?

©1961 (Renewed) Fall River Music Inc
All Rights Reserved.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0aw-HiMW-3M


50 posted on 01/18/2009 10:50:35 PM PST by ETL (Smoking gun evidence on ALL the ObamaRat-commie connections at my newly revised FR Home/About page)
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