[Marxism] Cynical Thoughts On A Pleasant Rainy Morning In Idaho

Greg McDonald gregmc59 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 20 06:01:58 MDT 2013


I'm waiting for the inevitable outcry in favor of a ban on all pressure
cookers.


On Sat, Apr 20, 2013 at 7:40 AM, Hunter Gray
<hunterbadbear at hunterbear.org>wrote:

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> An interesting and revealing week for sure.
>
> The national Democratic Party has yet again emerged -- not as the party of
> Labor rights, or even civil rights, and certainly not of civil liberties --
> but very much of Gun Control.
>
> Two young psychotics and their nefarious works succeeded in monopolizing
>  American media for days.  Gone from national attention is the hideous and
> accidental destruction of most of West, Texas. And does the rest of Earth
> even exist anymore?
>
> The actions of the two -- and the flight of the 19 year old survivor --
> succeeded in almost totally shutting down one of the major cities of the
> world.  A big bottom line this morn on CNN:  "Boston Refused to be
> Intimidated."
>
> All of this trumps even Charles Starkweather -- if anyone remembers him --
> and his bloody rampage of 1958 in Nebraska.
>
> And Baron Castin (or Castine) and the fine and good old Abenakis (who
> would have burned Boston a little more than 300 years ago if France hadn't
> lost its nerve), please do take note.
>
> Lots in all of this for our behavioral science colleagues.
>
> Hunter Bear
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> HUNTER GRAY [HUNTER BEAR/JOHN R SALTER JR] Mi'kmaq /St. Francis
> Abenaki/St. Regis Mohawk
> Member, National Writers Union AFL-CIO
> www.hunterbear.org  (social justice)
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> See the new expanded/updated edition of my "ORGANIZER'S
> BOOK." It's the inside story of the rise of the massive Jackson
> Movement -- careful grassroots organizing, bloody repression, sell-out
> and more.  It also covers other organizing campaigns of mine through
>  the decades since Mississippi. It's replete with grass-roots organizing
> examples and "lessons."  And it has my new 10,000 word
> introduction.  Among a myriad of positive comments and reviews:
>  ". . .a local activist's important account of the deleterious effects
> the involvement  of national organizations can have on indigenous
> protest movements."  (Historian David Garrow.)
> http://hunterbear.org/jackson.htm
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> See the related:  http://crmvet.org/comm/hunter1.htm
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> Stormy Adoption of an Indian Child [My Father]:
> http://hunterbear.org/James%20and%20Salter%20and%20Dad.htm
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