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  • Nextrush Unplugged: Weekend Version Trump, Biden, Fauci "Markets" Real Domestic Terrorism Real News Updates

    10/17/2020 7:26:03 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/17/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Welcome to the weekend calculating Day 216 of the Dictatorship of COVID-19 where crisis leads to authoritarian government unquestioned and unchecked even by elections... New Zealand's dictator on two counts-COVID-19 and firearms-winning big in terms of her country's politics with almost half of the popular vote. Jacinda Ardern's Labor Party looking at a majority in its own right in the 120 seat parliament..... Donald J. Trump Dow Jones 30,000, Joe Biden Dow Jones 15,000, Anthony Fauci Dow Jones 7,500 Ever look at the political situation that way. I looked by my quarterly statement retirement investments last week and my dad...
  • Nextrush Unplugged: Weekend Version Democrats, Republicans Etc. Enabling Coronavirus Tyranny...

    09/12/2020 8:08:10 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/12/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    A great Australian group The Seekers singing in happier times..... Democrats, Republicans and President Trump all supporting the enabling legislation telling the states to declare "states of emergency" so they could link up with federal financial support. The Republicans in Idaho who control the legislature arresting Ammon Bundy and others who came to the State Capitol to challenge their legislation in the emergency situation. Ammon Bundy posted this video last Wednesday that gets to the heart of many issues including the election, the raging political conflict and the notion of whether politics is worth anything.... Fauci Says Normality Not Coming...
  • Notorious Red Exploits King Legacy

    01/16/2015 7:12:42 AM PST · by Academiadotorg · 4 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | January 15, 2015 | Cliff Kincaid
    Janel Davis of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that a “noted scholar, author and veteran civil rights activist” by the name of Angela Davis will deliver the keynote address January 18 at Kennesaw State University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance. This is the same Angela Davis “who supported the imprisonment of Soviet political dissidents (calling them common criminals), cheered on the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, and was awarded the International Lenin Peace Prize (formerly the International Stalin Peace Prize) by communist East Germany,” as noted by another paper, the British Telegraph. The differences reflect the abysmal state of...
  • It’s Not 1968 the Dems Want, It’s 1932

    06/03/2020 10:20:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 3, 2020 | Paul Curry
    American cities are burning. Civil unrest is beyond a boiling point. Racial tensions are flaring up from coast to coast. Riots are everywhere. A familiar and often repeated narrative from the media is a likening of today’s America to another tumultuous time in our shared history, that of 1968. In ’68, a pivotal presidential campaign was underway against the backdrop of a divided America. The assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy, coupled with a growing opposition to the war in Vietnam, had America appearing to tear itself apart at the seams. In this election year, there does indeed...
  • Woodstock Occurred in the Middle of a Pandemic

    05/02/2020 6:39:16 AM PDT · by budj · 65 replies
    American Enterprise for Economic Research ^ | 5/1/2020 | Jeffrey A. Tucker
    In my lifetime, there was another deadly flu epidemic in the United States. The flu spread from Hong Kong to the United States, arriving December 1968 and peaking a year later. It ultimately killed 100,000 people in the U.S., mostly over the age of 65, and one million worldwide. Lifespan in the US in those days was 70 whereas it is 78 today. Population was 200 million as compared with 328 million today. If it would be possible to extrapolate the death data based on population and demographics, we might be looking at a quarter million deaths today from this...
  • Remember the 1968 Hong Kong flu? It killed 100,000 Americans, was highly infectious, and vaccine development was hampered because the virus kept mutating

    04/29/2020 6:47:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/29/2020 | Carol Brown
    An I’m-so-cute-and-clever reporter recently asked the president if he deserved to be re-elected given the number of deaths from coronavirus, noting that the number is greater than American fatalities from the Vietnam war. People can always find something as a point of comparison as if that automatically adds weight to what they are implying. No doubt this reporter thought stats from the Vietnam war added gravitas to her query. In any case, her disrespectful and rude question didn’t deserve to be dignified with an answer. But Trump answered her anyway. Unfortunately, he didn’t use the opportunity to his advantage by...
  • 'American Pie' singer Don McLean says music no longer exists because of 'nihilistic society'

    04/11/2020 9:01:29 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 175 replies
    Fox News ^ | 04/11/2020 | Melissa Roberto
    Don McLean, the 74-year-old singer best known for his 1971 hit “American Pie,” says he is not impressed with the music of today. The singer-songwriter believes times have certainly changed since his early days in the music industry, and he’s claiming there is no longer music of substance when he turns on the radio. The folk-rock singer sat down with Tom Cridland for his YouTube series “The Greatest Music of All Time” to reflect on his musical career highlights. During the candid conversation, McLean partially discusses his political views, claiming that politics no longer “really mean anything,” and he likened...
  • The Book That Incited a Worldwide Fear of Overpopulation ‘The Population Bomb’ made dire predictions—and triggered a wave of repression around the world

    03/12/2020 7:06:30 PM PDT · by daniel1212 · 53 replies
    Smithsonian Magazine ^ | January 2018 | Charles C. Mann
    As 1968 began, Paul Ehrlich was an entomologist at Stanford University, known to his peers for his groundbreaking studies of the co-evolution of flowering plants and butterflies but almost unknown to the average person. That was about to change. In May, Ehrlich released a quickly written, cheaply bound paperback, The Population Bomb. Initially it was ignored. But over time Ehrlich’s tract would sell millions of copies and turn its author into a celebrity. It would become one of the most influential books of the 20th century—and one of the most heatedly attacked. The first sentence set the tone: “The battle...
  • A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars

    04/09/2019 3:47:33 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 7 replies
    Humanities Net - American Religion ^ | Aug 2015 | Andrew Hartman, L. Benjamin Rolsky
    The American electorate is more divided than at any point in recent memory...A consideration of America’s recent past is essential to understanding why polarization defines the character of our contemporary moment and how such division has reached its fever pitch. Lucky for us, the academic study of the culture wars has found its most comprehensive text to date in Andrew Hartman’s A War for the Soul of America. For Hartman, the beginnings of our politically fraught moment can be found not in the debates over the implementation of the New Deal or the battles over temperance as other historians have...
  • The “Population Bomb” Bombed. The Book Inspired by Darwinism that Triggered a Wave of (tr)

    04/26/2019 10:46:21 AM PDT · by fishtank · 44 replies
    Creation Evolution Headlines ^ | 4-26-19 | Jerry Bergman, PhD
    The “Population Bomb” Bombed. The Book Inspired by Darwinism that Triggered a Wave of Repression Around the World April 26, 2019 by Jerry Bergman, PhD In 1968, the “year’s most important book,” what Greg Garrard[1] called a neo-Malthusian classic, The Population Bomb, by Stanford University Professor Paul Ehrlich, “made dire predictions and triggered a wave of repression around the world.”[2] Authored by an evolutionary biologist known for his “groundbreaking studies of the co-evolution of flowering plants and butterflies,” it became a best seller, and turned the author into a celebrity.[3] The book “would become one of the most influential books...
  • "How Great Thou Art"

    03/25/2019 7:12:42 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 14 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1968 | Anita Bryant
    In honor of her 79th birthday today, this playlist is Anita Bryant's 1968 album of classic hymns.
  • The True Story Behind an Iconic Vietnam War Photo Was Nearly Erased — Until Now

    02/20/2019 11:16:27 AM PST · by Red Badger · 55 replies
    www.nytimes.com ^ | FEB. 19, 2019 | By MICHAEL SHAW
    A celebrated book and a major museum exhibition revealed the harrowing tale behind the image of a wounded Marine. Their version was wrong. ============================================================== The fighting in Hue City, Vietnam, was as intense and confusing as anything the Marines there had ever seen. It was mid-February 1968, and American and South Vietnamese forces were desperately trying to counter a surprise onslaught that became known as the Tet offensive. First Battalion, Fifth Marines had breached the city’s historic Citadel. Radio communications were out. From front-line positions, Marines ran back a block or two to give updates to commanding officers and to...
  • Remember Election 68: When Lyndon Johnson Was Replaced With Dick Nixon and George Wallace Nailed It

    11/03/2018 6:02:24 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 35 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 11/1/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    (Warning: You May Find Some Of This Offensive And Or Disturbing) "...We have been here now for twelve and one half hours by my reckoning and we still don't know who the next President of the United States is...." NBC Anchorman Chet Huntley At 7 AM Eastern Time Wednesday November 6, 1968- I was watching Chet Huntley and David Brinkley on the morning of Wednesday November 6th, 1968 as I awoke around 7 am from a short nights sleep for an eight year old, probably not much more than four and a half hours. We still didn't know who the...
  • Is This Worse Than '68?

    10/30/2018 5:03:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 30, 2018 | Pat Puchanan
    Saturday, in Pittsburgh, a Sabbath celebration at the Tree of Life synagogue became the site of the largest mass murder of Jews in U.S. history. Eleven worshippers were killed by a racist gunman. Friday, we learned the identity of the crazed criminal who mailed pipe bombs to a dozen leaders of the Democratic Party, including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden. From restaurants to Capitol corridors, this campaign season we have seen ugly face-offs between leftist radicals and Republican senators. Are we more divided than we have ever been? Are our politics more poisoned? Are we living in what...
  • Harper Valley PTA - Jeannie C Riley

    09/28/2018 7:32:00 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 16 replies
    Youtube ^ | 09/28/2018 | staff
  • Feminists Protested Miss America as a ‘Cattle Auction’ 50 Years Ago

    09/12/2018 9:35:04 AM PDT · by otness_e · 24 replies
    History ^ | 6/8/2018 | Becky Little
    This week, the Miss America Organization announced that it’s eliminating the swimsuit competition in an effort to focus less on women’s appearances. It’s not clear what, exactly, the beauty pageant will be about now that it’s trying to deemphasize the “beauty” part. In any case, the decision coincides with the 50th anniversary of a feminist protest that criticized the contest as a sexist “cattle auction.” The Miss America pageant has courted controversy ever since it began as a 1921 newspaper “bathing beauties” contest and marketing scheme for Atlantic City, New Jersey. In the beginning, the controversy stemmed from conservative critics...
  • Chicago 1968: The Night the Democratic Party Died

    08/28/2018 5:42:00 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    nationalreview ^ | 08/28/2018 | Arthur L Herman
    Fifty years ago tonight, a great American political party was murdered by its own children and closest friends. The party in question was the Democratic party of Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and JFK, which perished during the riots in Grant Park, Chicago, on the night of Aug. 28, 1968, in the midst of the party’s national convention. Its children in this case were the rioters from the anti–Vietnam War Left. After killing off the traditional liberal Democratic party they despised, they would go on to take over the corpse and make it the host of America’s radical Left, from Jerry...
  • Former CIA Director Brennan Warns of Violence in the Streets

    08/26/2018 5:09:09 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 73 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 25 Aug, 2018 | Rick Moran
    …..He's "really concerned," just as most people who don't know anything about politics are. It's interesting that he mentioned violence in the streets on this, the 50th anniversary of the "Days of Rage" that blew up the Democratic convention in 1968. That convention and the violence that surrounded it defined the New Left and that generation of activists. So could it really happen today? Those were entirely different times. America was a different country, young people were different, and the issues were a matter of life and death for many. As much as the left tries to gin up hysteria...
  • The Beatles ‘Hey Jude’ Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    08/26/2018 2:26:31 PM PDT · by CaliforniaCraftBeer · 57 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | August 26, 2018 | Rob Sheffield
    Back in London, at the piano in his Cavendish Avenue bachelor pad, Paul played it for John and Yoko. When he got to the line “The movement you need is on your shoulder,” he told them, “I’ll change that, it’s a bit crummy.” John replied, “That’s the best line in it!” John heard this new tune as Paul cheering him on in his romance with Yoko. “I took it very personally,” John told Rolling Stone in 1968. “‘Ah, it’s me,’ I said. ‘It’s me.’ He says, ‘No, it’s me.’ I said, ‘Check. We’re going through the same bit.’ So we...
  • Fifty years ago, Soviet tanks crushed the 'Prague Spring'

    08/13/2018 9:55:21 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 25 replies
    Economic Times ^ | Aug 2018 | AFP
    In August 1968 Soviet tanks rolled into communist Czechoslovakia to crush a burgeoning democratic reform movement known as the Prague Spring. Here is a recap of the shock intervention that reined in the Soviet satellite state, its aspirations for democracy warded off for another 20 years. "At 11:00 pm, Soviet, Polish, East German, Bulgarian and Hungarian troops crossed the Czechoslovak border," AFP reported early on August 21, picking up Radio Prague's announcement of the overnight invasion. Tensions had been mounting between then Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev and the reformist government that had taken over in the Central European state. In...