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  •  Indeed I agree TR had some very bad points (1+ / 0-)
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    (hunting, imperialism) but no one else could have succeeded with the beginnings of environmentalism and the attempt to rein in the excesses of folks like JP Morgan.
    You're absolutely right that the Bolsheviks would never have permitted Rosa Luxemburg to live even if the proto-Nazis had spared her.  Too much free thought for any totalitarian to put up with.  You're also right about Taft-Hartley.  And I'm sorry I referred just to the middle class, of course I'm in sympathy with all workers.  Recently I reread Manhattan Transfer and the USA Trilogy and I'm thoroughly radicalized...
    I listen to the Brecht/Weill Berliner Requiem frequently and I cry at Rosa's song.

    O Jungens, ich will doch gar kein Mensch sein (Jimmy Mahoney in Mahagonny by Brecht/Weill)

    by richardvjohnson on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 06:18:29 AM PDT

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