Skip to comments.'The Boss' Turns 60 [leftist schmuck alert]
Posted on 09/26/2009 7:12:33 AM PDT by ETL
Rock legend Bruce Springsteen has graced countless magazine covers, from Time to Rolling Stone. But today, on his 60th birthday, he has turned up in a place many of his fans would never have imagined: the cover of AARP The Magazine.
The AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons) is not exactly the place wed associate with a rock icon. But editor Nancy Perry Graham said Mr. Springsteens landmark birthday was an ideal time to feature him.
We put Bruce on the cover first and foremost because he was turning 60, she said. Like the rest of America, we found that to be inspiring. Looking at Bruce, he really personifies our message at AARP that attitude matters more than age.
(Excerpt) Read more at well.blogs.nytimes.com ...
World Cafe, April 25, 2006 - On the new collection We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions, Bruce Springsteen honors the folk music tradition that has inspired many of his own compositions over the years. All the tracks on the new album are standards closely associated with folk icon Pete Seeger.
Springsteen assembled large ensemble of acoustic musicians to flavor the proceedings with everything from accordion to tuba. Rock critic Tom Moon talks with host David Dye about why he reacted so strongly and positively towards this latest offering by The Boss.
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
"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)
NYT Writer Corrects Record: Pete Seeger 'Only' 40 Years Late in Denouncing Stalin
By P.J. Gladnick
The New York Times has now corrected  a "smear" about Pete Seeger being 50 years too late in denouncing Stalin. Thanks to the intrepid research of Times reporter Daniel J. Wakin, the record has now been set straight. Pete Seeger was only about 40 years too late in criticizing Stalin.
"We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration At The Lincoln Memorial"
YouTube video clip: Pete Seeger & Bruce Springsteen HQ "This Land is Your Land" "We Are One" Obama Inaugural
note: there's a brief shot of Obama singing along at approximately 3 mins and 15 secs into the video:
"... 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
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."
Владимир Ильич Ленин
Chairman of the Council of Peoples Commissars
In office: November 8, 1917 January 21, 1924
Born April 22, 1870
Died January 21, 1924
Political party Bolshevik Party
Profession Politician, revolutionary
Earth Day founded on Lenin's 100th birthday? --yeah, it's a "coincidence". LOL!
Bruce is a douche. Pass it on.
Why do gazillionaire musicians turn into commies after making their fortunes within a capitalist system?
Ready for a death panel assessment?
“The Boss,” huh?
Truer than ever, Boss spelled backwards is Double s o-b.
My former favorite until he went political; now F-— him!
Who is the Boss? isn’t that a car?
Bruce Springsteen and AARP (Anti-American Retarded Propagandists) deserve each other.
The “Boss” doesn’t speak for me.
“Who is the Boss? isnt that a car?”
Yes, in 1970 ;-)
Word of the day: “Banal”.
He is the perfect poster-boy for AARP. Make a fortune selling average or substandard products to the masses you are trying to convince to give up their freedom and treasure to the government. They’re a lovely couple.
Well, it’s conlusive, then. The Boss is a tool of AARP. I don’t like him, and I don’t like AARP. They’re a matched set.
The Lost John Lennon Interview
"Power to the People"
TA (interviewer): In a way you were even thinking about politics when you seemed to be knocking revolution?
JL (Lennon): Ah, sure, 'Revolution' . There were two versions of that song but the underground left only picked up on the one that said 'count me out'. The original version which ends up on the LP said 'count me in' too; I put in both because I wasn't sure. There was a third version that was just abstract, musique concrete, kind of loops and that, people screaming. I thought I was painting in sound a picture of revolution--but I made a mistake, you know. The mistake was that it was anti-revolution.
On the version released as a single I said 'when you talk about destruction you can count me out'. I didn't want to get killed. I didn't really know that much about the Maoists, but I just knew that they seemed to be so few and yet they painted themselves green and stood in front of the police waiting to get picked off. I just thought it was unsubtle, you know. I thought the original Communist revolutionaries coordinated themselves a bit better and didn't go around shouting about it. That was how I felt--I was really asking a question. As someone from the working class I was always interested in Russia and China and everything that related to the working class, even though I was playing the capitalist game.
I met him in a bar no more, Ralphs on St. Hwy 34, back in the eighties and he was a schmuck then. Now he is a rich schmuck that has forgotten how and what made him rich.
He would have been remembered as being a decent writer and singer but,like so many pot heads,he thought he was sooo speeechial and his political views would be accepted by all those who just enjoyed his music. Sorry boss, but you’ve been replaced with a newer version who isn’t called a ‘’boss’’, but rather a uniter, a community organizer, uhhhhummmmm barachh hussein obamma
I believe he gave himself that name - a real arrogant, left-wing POC he is.
Bruce is an OLD douche.
not just musicians, look at all those crazy politicians in State and Federal govt doing the same thing.