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Amerigo Vespucci Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:01 PM
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Glenn Beck offers Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" as proof of Obama Admin's Maoist Agenda
VIDEO @ the URL below.

Glenn Beck Knows That The Maoists In The WH Are Getting Secret Messages From That Communist Woody Guthrie. Huh?
By Nicole Belle Thursday Mar 11, 2010 3:00pm



http://crooksandliars.com/nicole-belle/glenn-beck-attac...

Is there a licensed psycho-therapist in the NY area willing to go to Fox News Headquarters in Manhattan and stage an intervention for Glenn Beck? I really think he's lost his mind. It's not even funny anymore; this is a man whose brain has clearly snapped.

Reeling from his epic fail on getting Eric Massa to divulge details on the evils in the White House, Beck launched full on into his proof that the "Mao-lovers" in the White House are grasping for unprecedented power grabs due to the designation of protected lands in the west. (Apparently caring about the environment is Stalinist. Right, Jim DeMint?) And his proof that this is the White House Maoist/communist agenda? The "hidden" messages in that communist Woody Guthrie's classic (and 70 year old) song "This Land Is Your Land". And somehow this land grab is because fish are more important than people and you're too stupid to understand that you have no right to health care. No, seriously:

Here's the latest land grab and we only know this because of a memo that was leaked: The Obama administration is pursuing 13 million acres through 11 states in the West in the name of "national monuments." Maybe we'll get one of Chairman Mao? How about Stalin? He was good at controlling the lands, I hear. And they are doing this without telling anyone. It's executive order. They don't care about what you think about it.

Here's another one: Do you like to fish? Well, enjoy it while you can because it looks like special interests once again are trumping common sense and the voice of the people. A new report says it's a move to appease environmental groups and, just like before, without the consent of the people and by executive order.

We told you he would do this. Heck, The New York Times said he'd do it. The report claims that Obama will "no longer listen to the public" as he tries to prohibit U.S. citizens from fishing on some of the nation's oceans, coastal areas, Great Lakes and even some inland waters. So, because a couple of environmentalists want to save the fish, people could lose rights.

Do you remember the song, "This Land Is Your Land"? Here are the last couple of verses:

As I went walking I saw a sign there
And on the sign it said "No Trespassing."
But on the other side it didn't say nothing,
That side was made for you and me.

In the shadow of the steeple I saw my people,
By the relief office I seen my people;
As they stood there hungry, I stood there asking
Is this land made for you and me?

The song was originally written in 1940, by the way, by Woody Guthrie communist. It's a song about a progressive utopia land with no ownership of property. Because some have it and some don't. And we all think of this as an American song.

The song goes to indoctrination, but that's another story land grabs are where we are at. It's grab all the rights you can. Health care the Soviets used to call it maintenance. It sounds so tender, so loving that way, doesn't it? I can almost picture the caring hospitals in the Soviet Union, where they perform "maintenance" on the human body. It's like a Jiffy Lube for people.


Man, he does jump all over the place, doesn't he? Tell me again, how is this different than the raving loony stomping down the sidewalk muttering how the little green people have implanted chips in his brain to allow the government to read his thoughts? Or Father Coughlin? Or Radio Rwanda? Or Joseph McCarthy?
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no_hypocrisy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:08 PM
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1. Message to Glenn Beck:
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NightWatcher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:08 PM
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why must we suffer this lunacy? in Florida we can lock up the dangerously insane against their will
at least for an evaluation. There is no way that man could walk out of a mental institution under his own power.
Love me some Woody Guthrie
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provis99 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:08 PM
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2. He's a fraud; he doesn't believe his own shit.
He just wants to see what kind of extremist whackos he can get to watch his show. He's already admitted he'd turn liberal in a heartbeat if MSNBC offered him more money. Now Michael Savage, on the other hand, really does believe in his own lunatic ideas.
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Sebastian Doyle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:15 PM
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4. Actually, I'd be more inclined to believe Weiner was the fraud.
He used to be an herbalist who "swam naked with young men off the coast of Fiji" and wrote love letters to Allen Ginsberg. Not exactly the things you would expect from a fascist lunatic.
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Johonny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 11:51 PM
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18. the problem is they eventually believe their own *
You eventually become the role you play.
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Enrique Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:15 PM
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3. Big Oil wants to drill on that land
and mining companies want to mine. Glenn Beck is just a hired hand.
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stevedeshazer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:24 PM
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5. Woody Guthrie is a national treasure. Glenn Beck is a moron.
Maybe Beck should listen to this song and read these words:

Pastures Of Plenty

It's a mighty hard row that my poor hands have hoed
My poor feet have traveled a hot dusty road
Out of your Dust Bowl and Westward we rolled
And your deserts were hot and your mountains were cold

I worked in your orchards of peaches and prunes
I slept on the ground in the light of the moon
On the edge of the city you'll see us and then
We come with the dust and we go with the wind

California, Arizona, I harvest your crops
Well its North up to Oregon to gather your hops
Dig the beets from your ground, cut the grapes from your vine
To set on your table your light sparkling wine

Green pastures of plenty from dry desert ground
From the Grand Coulee Dam where the waters run down
Every state in the Union us migrants have been
We'll work in this fight and we'll fight till we win

It's always we rambled, that river and I
All along your green valley, I will work till I die
My land I'll defend with my life if it be
Cause my pastures of plenty must always be free

https://www.woodyguthrie.org/Lyrics/Pastures_Of_Plenty....
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David Zephyr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:28 PM
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6. It's the best verse in Woody's song and Glen's Mormon Tabernacle Choir sings it.
What a tool this guy is.
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maxsolomon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:28 PM
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7. Next we'll get a warning about Billy Bragg, The Diggers & Gerard Winstanley
In 1649
To St. Georges Hill,
A ragged band they called the Diggers
Came to show the peoples will
They defied the landlords
They defied the laws
They were the dispossessed reclaiming what was theirs

We come in peace they said
To dig and sow
We come to work the lands in common
And to make the waste ground grow
This earth divided
We will make whole
So it will be
A common treasury for all

The sin of property
We do disdain
No man has any right to buy and sell
The earth for private gain
By theft and murder
They took the land
Now everywhere the walls
Spring up at their command

They make the laws
To chain us well
The clergy dazzle us with heaven
Or they damn us into hell
We will not worship
The God they serve
The God of greed who feed the rich
While poor folk starve

We work we eat together
We need no swords
We will not bow to the masters
Or pay rent to the lords
Still we are free
Though we are poor
You Diggers all stand up for glory
Stand up now

From the men of property
The orders came
They sent the hired men and troopers
To wipe out the Diggers claim
Tear down their cottages
Destroy their corn
They were dispersed
But still the vision lingers on

You poor take courage
You rich take care
This earth was made a common treasury
For everyone to share
All things in common
All people one
We come in peace
The orders came to cut them down
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RexS Donating Member (36 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:31 PM
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8. Poor Glenn Beck, had a complete mental breakdown on TVEE
and instead of helping him get therapy, the RW machine eggs him on to new heights in insanity. One day he will snap and go postal on air, just a matter of time.
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RexS Donating Member (36 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:32 PM
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9. dupe
Edited on Thu Mar-11-10 10:32 PM by RexS
dupedupedupe.
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tallahasseedem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:32 PM
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10. Seriously?
WTF? I need a drink.
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Mopar151 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:51 PM
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11. Woody Guthrie - a better man than Glenn Beck will ever be
Woody was richer without a penny in his pocket then Glenn - or Rush - will ever be.

Woody's son Arlo, Emmylou Harris, and friends with one of his most moving songs - Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TN3HTdndZec


Robbie Robertson explains why Beck and his ilk hate Woody and his legacy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CM9siElQo9A&feature=rela...
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dflprincess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:54 PM
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12. I doubt that Woody Guthrie would be impressed with the administration
and all its corporate bailouts.
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NYC_SKP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 10:55 PM
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13. The pic in your sig made me think of the KBC band, and this song.
Where's that damn CD?

:P

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zfPNzyK33o

Lyrics:

AMERICA, KBC Band:

Sing a song of america
Once she was a young girl with her heart on fire
Born in the dust of the magic of history
It all goes on yeah the dream goes on

Streets of gold
Streets of wonder
Streets of people growing stronger
Revolution and voices of thunder
It's a
New world, new people
New dreams for all of the children
Young country, new love
New dreams of freedom

And it all goes on
Yes it all goes on
And it all goes on
In america
In america

In the streets of america
Back in the summer of '85
I met a young girl, her heart was in flames
Jenny bowen was her name
She was a california girl
War had changed her whole world
Her daddy died in vietnam
She lost her husband in lebanon
She was drivin' back to washington
To get a medal for the job they'd done
From the president of the united fuckin' states of america

And she saw hungry people in the streets
Young mothers who could not eat
Oh I remember american dreams
We've all talked of american dreams

And it all goes on
Yes the dreams go on
And it all goes on
In america
In america
In america
In america

Something's happening in america
Can you feel it? can you feel it comin'?
It's like the green party in germany
Young people with visions and dreams
In nicaragua n' chile, poland and south africa
Freedom brewing, it's an uphill dream

Don't be afraid of anything
Don't be afraid of anyone

Young men are dreaming and
Young girls believing
And asking questions like

Where are the frontiers?
How do I get there?
There are no maps, there are no roads
Just you and me on these streets of gold

And it all goes on
Yes it all goes on
And it all goes on
And on and on and on and on and on
And on and on and on
Streets of america
Streets of america... go on

:patriot:
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DBoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 11:46 PM
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17. The pic in his sig is the Jefferson Airplane
And they used to sing stuff like this

Look what's happening out in the streets
Got a revolution Got to revolution
Hey I'm dancing down the streets
Got a revolution Got to revolution
Ain't it amazing all the people I meet
Got a revolution Got to revolution
One generation got old
One generation got sold
This generation got no destination to hold
Pick up the cry
Hey now it's time for you and me
Got a revolution Got to revolution
Come on now we're marching to the sea
Got a revolution Got to revolution
Who will take it from you
We will and who are we
We are volunteers of America

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NYC_SKP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-12-10 12:03 AM
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21. Oh, I knew that. I've had the great fortune of having seen them many times...
Edited on Fri Mar-12-10 12:11 AM by NYC_SKP
Volunteers is one of my favorites!

KBC stands for Kantner, Balin, and Casady.

All members of Airplane, and all in that sigline pic, which is the same as the album cover of Surrealistic Pillow.

Casady, upper left. Kantner, center bottom. Balin, upper right.



Woodstock: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ljxpyH4dnA

Luxembourg: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cjb472ngYy4

I only saw them in the Bay Area, though.



:thumbsup:

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XemaSab Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 11:10 PM
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14. When my mom bought her first house
I got her this wooden "Americana" plaque that said "This land is your land-this land is my land."

My mom is awesome... she got the joke. :D
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Mopar151 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 11:14 PM
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15. To quote that sage of the ages, "Mick Belker"
of Hill Street Blues: "We found the bad guys, Cap'n. They're all in his head - playin' canasta!"
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dmr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-12-10 12:16 AM
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22. lol, there you go!
:rofl:
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DBoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-11-10 11:42 PM
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16. Woody's toenail clippings have more decency and respect than Glen Beck ever had (nt)
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-12-10 12:00 AM
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19. Leave Beck on the air forever!
He's the gift that just keeps giving!

Republicans are going to be so bat-shit crazy after watching him, nobody will take them seriously.
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quiet.american Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-12-10 12:01 AM
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20. What the... I mean, lol... sort of. The train wreck continues. nt
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jsmithsen Donating Member (68 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-12-10 12:47 AM
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23. Time for a Sing-Along
Time for a Sing-Along outside Fox Studios.

From Woody to Pete to Bruce to the Dropkick Murphys.

Glenn Beck - don't you dare question our American heritage.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iAIM02kv0g



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costahawk1987 Donating Member (97 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-12-10 01:33 AM
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24. Beck can kiss my ass and call it Thanksgiving...
Woody had more heart than any musician, politician or pundit alive! And in the original lyrics, the sign said "Private Property". "On the back side, it didn't say nothing. This land was made for you and me". Funny how the fuckers are worried about the original lyrics of a Woody Guthrie song. They wear shirts that say "One Nation Under God", and that shit wasn't in the original Pledge of Allegiance! Our shift towards a theocracy is far more threatening than an edited version of an old song.
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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-12-10 01:38 AM
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25. Who the Fuck takes this Idiot Series??? What does it say about Americas DeTards? Those w/o Reason &
Sanity????????
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northofdenali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-12-10 02:37 AM
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26. Now, how is he going to explain
"Sounds of Silence"?

Beckistan is a sociopath. The people who employ him are worse. If they ARE "people"......
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pnorman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-12-10 03:59 AM
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27. K & R, and THANKS!
Lot of good stuff on this thread.
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blueworld Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-12-10 02:12 PM
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28. Well, here's what Woody has to say about that
"I ain't a Communist myself, but I've been in the red all my life".

http://www.arlo.net /

Beck is a dangerous moran who should be removed from the public airwaves.
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misanthrope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-12-10 02:20 PM
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29. For the record, Woody Guthrie was never a member of the Communist Party**nm
**
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ellie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-12-10 02:45 PM
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30. God I love Woody Guthrie!
Glen Beck? Not so much.
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