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"Someday Never Comes"

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The Internets seems to be bringing out a lot of amateur treehuggers who have aspirations of becoming a member of the Amalgamated Conspiracy Theory Factory's Research and Development Department.   For example one amateur has suggested that there might be a basis for a new Conspiracy Theory in the fact that St. Ronald Reagan worked on getting Public Displays of Weapons declared illegal when the Black Panthers' urged their members to be strapped (i.e. carry a weapon) as a way of defending themselves from racists, but when the Tea Party folks urged people to carry a weapon to rallies for a candidate for a   the Democratic Party's Presidential nomination that was strongly endorsed by the folks who had previously opposed it back in the day.

Remember when a bandoleer for rifle cartridges was a de rigueur fashion accessory?

This week, Mike Malloy reported that most news organizations reporting on the tenth anniversary of the Iraq Invasion had missed the story (in the Financial Times) that Haliburton made 39 and a half billion dollars on the War in Iraq while Armstrong and Getty were ridiculing the fact that any reevaluation of the Bush/Cheney decisions would be a waste of time and brain cells.

The only relevant question for political pundits this week is:   "Will American Intervention in Syria help speed up the privatization of the Social Security program?"

[Note: Supporters of the Global Warming theory might see some art decorating a storage unit building in Berkeley at Adeline and Shattuck as a subtle endorsement of their opinion and so we snapped a photo and will run it with this column.   Were network news videos of cars traffic slipping and sliding in the latest blizzard meant to be a subtle way for providing traction for the Global Warming theory?]

If reevaluations of the invasion of Iraq had any social relevance wouldn't the network news organizations have interviewed Honey Booboo to get a cogent quote about the historic event?   What would they do if she repeated Carlin's "American Dream" rant?

Isolde Kurz wrote:   "The only people who have a completely untroubled conscience are the great criminals."

Now the disk jockey will play Edith Piaf's "No Regrets," Ed Sanders' "Beer cans on the Moon," and CCR's "Someday Never Comes."   We have to toddle off to San Fancisco to see the new "On the Road" movie.   Have an "American Dream" type week.

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