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The King Who Won’t Die and the Abortion of Cultural Rebirth … What the Current Cultural-Political Regression Has to Do With the Struggles of Generations

Culture War, Class War, Chapter Five: The King Won’t Die – An Aborted Changing of the Guard Generation Gap (60s-70s), Culture War (80s-90s), Class War (00s-10s) … The Song Remains the Same Since the Nineties: America Getting Free and America … Continue reading

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Hippies, Yippies, Yuppies … How the 1% Diluted the Progressive Movement by Slandering Boomers to Foster Culture War Between Them and Gen Xers and to Distract from Their Own Looting

Money Madness … Foolin’ the People About Money, Part Six: The Yuppies Were Hardly Boomers … But This Idea Supports a Right-Wing Agenda by Pitting Progressives Against Each Other … Try the Red Pill Instead Obvious “Truths”: Yuppies are former … Continue reading

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You Didn’t Really Believe Elections Had Anything to Do With Issues, Did You? Biting the Feeding Hand … Perinatal Rage and Panicky Electorate: Healing Crisis, Part 3

Getting Sick to Be Well, Part Three: Seriously? You Actually Think Elections Have Something to Do With Issues? Biting the Feeding Hand … Perinatal Rage and Panicky Electorate More recently these baby-boomers have been coming into the triumphant phase of … Continue reading

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The Wealthy Are the Creative Sector All Right … Creative in Stealing Our Money: Money Madness … Foolin’ the People About Money, Part 2

Money Madness … Foolin’ the People About Money, Part Two: Obvious “Truth”—The Wealthy Are the Job Creators Obvious “Truths”: Rich people create the jobs. The wealthy are society’s creative sector. Poor folks don’t create jobs, don’t invest their money. That … Continue reading

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Generations – Their Drugs and Politics. Gen Xers Are Fifty-ish, Millennials Are Sixty-ish: 21st Century and Its Discontents, Part 29

Kaleidoscope of Postmodern Life, Part Twenty-Nine: An Aside on Drugs and Generations—Sixties, Gen X, Millennials and Their Parents Millennials Are Sixty-ish There is another overlooked factor or aspect of this rise in drug use in the Nineties by Millennials: These … Continue reading

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Foolin’ the People About America. Better Off Than Fifty Years Ago? Part One: Peaking in the Sixties

Better Off Than Fifty Years Ago? Part One: Peaking in the Sixties Obvious “Truths”: Americans are innovators and problem-solvers. There’s nothing Americans can’t do, no problem we can’t solve, once we put our minds to it. Things just keep getting … Continue reading

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Foolin’ the People About History: Reagan’s Great Ruse and The Face of the Enemy, Ours

The Great American About Face, Part Four: Foolin’ the People About History…Reagan’s Great Ruse and The Face of the Enemy, Ours Foolin’ the People About History Obvious “Truths”: Reagan “saved” America. Reagan saved Americans from an oppressive tax burden. Reagan … Continue reading

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The Abomination of the Fathers: The WWII Wealthies Cloned a Generation of Yuppie “Mini-me’s”

  An Aborted Changing of the Guard – Attack of the Body-Snatchers Another reason these terms depicting cultural division, viz., generation gap and counterculture, went into disuse was due to the mobilization of the World War Two Generation–after their initial … Continue reading

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War, Violence, and Earth Murder – Getting By With a Little Help from Human Nature

War, Violence, Earth .. and Our Tendency to Always Screw Up a Good Thing What’s So Bad About Good? Derailing the Cycles of War and Violence The question posed at the end of the last chapter was whether we would … Continue reading

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Gaia’s Cure – Chastened by the Environment We’ve Created

Gaia Heals HerSelf Things Never Before Seen “Tinkle-Down” Economics “This land is your land,” they sing. Taking them at their word, my wife and I spent a year, in the early 90s, criss-crossing our land in a twenty-three-foot Prowler travel … Continue reading

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