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A Sixties Time Warp
PJ Media, by Roger Kimball

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/22/2014 12:22:46 PM

As Scott Johnson over at Powerline has noted, the Sixties seems to be making a comeback on the world stage. Consider Barack Obama’s pathetic response to the violence and racial posturing in Ferguson. “It was,” Johnson writes, “a statement full of the reigning leftist clichés, even retrieving the “anger” of “looting” and “carrying guns” from the dustbin of the sixties. Frantz Fanon must be making a comeback among the White House speechwriters. What next? Perhaps R.D. Laing and The Politics of Experience. You know, reality is crazy, man, and mental illness is a path to transcendence. People looking for additional examples

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I can´t say that I disagree with him. I tried to watch some of the series on The Sixties on CNN. With all the leftists commentators on I finally had to quit watching. The old hippie actor Peter Coyote pushed me over the edge because he longed for those halcyon days when he was a member of one of the original hippie communes in San Francisco. Good. Grief. Now they´re all in Washington.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Toledo, 8/22/2014 12:29:17 PM     (No. 9976530)

They were all pot heads and now it´s legal. oh joy

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Edgelady, 8/22/2014 1:42:32 PM     (No. 9976655)

It sounds like one of those New Age gatherings from the ´80´s.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bullhead, 8/22/2014 3:22:48 PM     (No. 9976800)

These hippie types believe that they are so, so new and informed in their thinking. Salomon knows otherwise.

Ecclesiastes 1:9
What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done, and there is nothing new under the sun.

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