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  •  Fewer and fewer of us remember now (6+ / 0-)

    Mimeograph machines, Posters, and just plain old word of mouth brought us out in the millions. Even the media would cover us. Movies were made. There really was a movement.
    Free Bobby, Moratorium, May Day, I was there for many of them. Soaked bandanason faces, and teeshirts wrapped around hands, throwing tear gas cannisters back into the blue lines. But even with all that, we lost to our Reptile Overlords. They were, and are even more so today, most powerful.
     Longhair meant something once. I'm one of the few still wearing my freak flag.
     I'm not sure why things haven't changed for the better, but Phil Och's was a man with a clue.

    "The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced." -Zappa My Site

    by meagert on Wed May 01, 2013 at 10:51:11 AM PDT

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