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Arrests were made in San Francisco in August.  Protesters maintain that their Freedom of Speech is in jeopardy.

 

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Folks in Berkeley CA chat with protesters up in the tree, who are calling attention to issues at People's Park.  The protesters were gone by early afternoon on Tuesday September 7, 2011.

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All that they are sa-a-a-ying in Berkeley CA is . . . same issue, new war.

 

As the ninth month of the year begins, here are a few items that the columnist considers important cultural tidbits:   an unpopular Democratic President is struggling to get renominated, a bumper sticker being sold on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley asks:   "Hey, hey, LBJ, how many kids did you kill today?," there is an ongoing protest at People's Park, the Freedom of Speech issue is spawning arrests, a new book by Shel Silverstein is due out this month, the Playboy Club (and "the bunny slouch"?) will be featured in a new TV series, and Pan Am will get tons of free publicity from a new fall TV series (perhaps based on the book "Coffee, Tea, or me?"?), so with out looking at a calendar can you please say what year is this?   British disk jockey Danny Baker recently proclaimed that this year is 1968 and he might be right.

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The longer Obama is President the easier it becomes for a pundit to make clever and perceptive comments; all that's needed is a great memory.   A case in point would be pollution and global warming.   You don't need to be a conspiracy theory scientist to have a major emotional reaction to a bit of popular American culture from 1970.   Who can watch the Iron Eyes Cody Public Service Announcement and not get the point?

 

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BP graduated from college in the mid sixties (at the bottom of the class?) He told his draft board that Vietnam could be won without his participation. He is still appologizing for that mistake. He received his fist photo lesson from a future (more...)
 

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