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Pete Seeger,The “New” Times Sq & EcoFest 2013 (TBT)

As we approach 2016, today I’m in a ‘Throw Back Thursday, State-of-Mind” with a look back at Pete Seeger, the Communist agenda and some pictures from the Times Square “Euro-Transformation” [taken in 2008,09,10, 13 and 14]
[Times Sq 2009]

third jihad and city 001Some love it ….                                                                                 [Times Sq 2009]

675A0591Many don’t (Like bus drivers and taxis)                                   [Times Sq 2009]P1040856I figure those who use the new People-Friendly space for performances and agitprop are in the “Love it” category. Like this event I caught with Pete Seeger performing at EcoFest 2013.

ecofest 2013

What is Eco Fest, you might ask? (or not) ECOFEST is an annual NYC event promoting environmental awareness, healthy alternative lifestyles, recycling of reusable goods, renewable and planet friendly energy sources, cleaner energy vehicles, etc. Produced by the not-for-profit West Side Cultural Center. You can find out more about ECOFEST and the West Side Cultural Center by checking their websites.Pete Seeger was their “man-of-the-hour”. Worshiped by some (the Marxists) Beloved by others (the folk-song friendly general public) A personable sort-a guy. Singing melodic, family-friendly songs. I came across Seeger two and a half years ago, August 25, 2013, singing in Duffy Square. II was intrigued. S, I hung around. Watched the crowd. Took some pictures.The Honoree at EcoFest 2013 was Seeger’s wife, Toshi, a Red Diaper baby (revealing much about the Ecofest State-of-Mind.) Toshi, at 91, had passed on July 9, 2013 and 6 months later, at 94,  Seeger was gone (Jan. 27, 2014).

EcoFest 2014 was then dedicated to Seeger.pete seeger posterMany want to see him as a benign entity. A kindly old uncle. Singing pretty songs shaped (unfortunately) by Seeger’s “All-American Communism”.

In death as in life, Pete Seeger brought Americans together, then divided them into warring ideological camps … There are those, generally on the center-left, who praise Seeger heartily, accenting his stand against the House Un-American Activities Committee, while quietly—if at all—acknowledging his disturbingly durable devotion to Communism.There are those, mostly on the right, who praise Seeger’s less political songs while arguing that his politics sadly tainted the rest of his career.

Toshi Seeger and Pete SeegerThe man I observed in Times Square that day was quite fit for a 93 years old man (turning 94 one month later).  I could see why so many were drawn to him. BUT, he was also a man who believed  Communism to be the answer to his ‘better’ version of America.

Pete Seeger, “America’s Most Successful Communist”
http://www.city-journal.org/…/15_3_urbanities-communist…

Typically – unlike the rural folk musicians he emulated, Seeger was no naif. His father was a Harvard-educated musicologist and his stepmother a composer, both early folk aficionados; he himself enrolled at Harvard.

As the audience sat near the many booths preaching Eco-climate dogma, Seeger sang and cajoled an eager gathering of adults and children, also entertaining tourists at the TKTS booth.https://i1.wp.com/c1038.r38.cf3.rackcdn.com/group4/building39431/media/rumm_perkins_eastman_tkts_innovation_02.jpg?resize=198%2C158

Did those watching understand the sub-text of these friendly sing-a longs.  Do they care? (Mostly likely not)

EVERY BODY SING NOW!

Found this Pete Seeger video from the 25th ECOFEST Anniversary

“Seeger was accompanied by David Amram, Spook Handy, The Rivertown Kids, Travis Jeffreys, Mary Poppins, and a spirited sing-along Times Square crowd.

(Please place curser on picture to see Slide show)

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Some CLOSING thoughts as I wrap up my latest installment on the NEW Times Square. Keeping with our ECOfest theme:

Chicken Littles, for whom The Climate Lunacy never ends, hanging in Times Sq (2009)

Stumbled upon something called the INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CLIMATE ACTION in Times Square. They claim that on 24 October (2009) people in 181 countries came together for a day of environmental action … to call for “strong action” and “bold leadership” on the “climate crisis”… (rather amusing to watch and listen to these Chicken-Littles carry on in Times Square about cow farts, etc) And what’s with the number 350? ( http://350.org  )

Seems these 21st Century alchemists actually think 350 is the number that some “scientists” say is the “safe” upper limit for carbon dioxide—measured in “Parts Per Million” in the atmosphere. They drank the kool-aid! They THINK…” 350 PPM—it’s the number humanity needs to get back to as soon as possible to avoid runaway climate change!” (insert LAUGH TRACK !)
                                                                                                       [Times Sq 2009]

350 2 editOf course, the GLOBAL “Climate Change” aka WARMING Mania has continued with the UN Climate Change Conference.  (they just can’t help themselves)

CLIMATE LOONS – Cow farts – whaat everrr…. ) BTW- Looking North
[Times Sq 2013] IMAG2106This is the jam-packed corner where the Times Square Bomber planted his Car Bomb in 2010. (Mayor Bloomberg,”What were you thinking?”)IMAG2101Back to  … (ECOFest2013) … and I QUOTE!

The event also included a 10-foot snowman … “You can definitely see how global warming affected the snowman in Times Square in the middle of August,” a spokeswoman for the festival said.”


The Euro-Transformation continues (Nearness by Cuban artist, Arles del Rio2014)

“…the cutouts represent “the social, political, cultural and personal barriers that keep us away from one another.” The artist “uses space and physical barriers to force visitors to focus on breaking through what is forbidden to achieve what they long for.” (… okay….)

IMG_1693 copyWondering- artistically – WHO is permitted (welcomed) to FILL this Times Sq People Space? From what I’ve observed over these recent years : Climate Loons, Prog/Soc/Commie propaganda – Easily Encouraged.

Think about this – the ‘artistic’ intent – “Capitalism “Works For Me’ -True (157) Or False (164) ”
[Times Sq 2013]

IMG_0229Leading the way – to a NEW America – Just like Pete Seeger (that day in 2013) the grand old lion of the Left” was re-cast in the role of the “wise old compassionate man.”

But, we must not forget the original Pete Seeger … the guy back in the 30s singing the praises of Stalin… literally singing the praises of a blood soaked mass murdering tyrant.

Pete never apologized for that. All his propaganda folk singing and pushing what ever line Moscow wanted was just fine with him even to his dying days.  Look it up.

The man was not just a “leftist”, nor a mere Communist, he was an ardent defender of Stalin and the Terror of the 30s. “Wise old compassionate” Pete Seeger wanted to spread that sort of evil and hell throughout the world.

The whitewashing of history continues while Big Brother is watching YOU
[Times Sq 2010]

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Barack Obama’s White House (in 2015) has set up a website in which citizens could report other citizens for daring to speak critically of Obamacare. Just last week, President Obama’s Organizing for Action group put up a website encouraging Americans to root out “climate deniers” and “call them out.”

If it seems like we are in a more violent age, we just might be. The violent rhetoric of America’s own president suggests it.

Do we really want our next POTUS to be Comrade Bernie Or Madame Rodham-Clinton? Presuming most of America wants to protect the American Dream from their Marxist Nightmare. Remember:

It takes courage to respectfully confront people with whom you disagree.
[Picture Times Sq 2008]

DSCN6822Respect or … NOT… Now is the Time to No Longer Remain SILENT.


‘NO NUKES For IRAN’ Counter-Demo to ‘Move-On’ at Congresswoman Maloney’s Office

On Wednesday, August 26, 2015,  there was a Counter-Demonstration at  Congresswoman Maloney’s Office.

MoveOn.org had called their minions to over 175 events around the country; to pressure our Legislators to vote FOR the VERY BAD Iran Deal. 

Their irrational position that this deal will “prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons” was countered by a group of patriots who went ‘nose to nose’ with Move On by countering the irrational with these rational positions:

NO DEAL IS BETTER THAN A BAD DEAL!

        WAR IS NOT THE ALTERNATIVE TO THIS BAD DEAL !

At first the Counter-Demo was engaged in civilized chat by the Move-on’s ,  expressing calm disbelief that anyone would fear giving nukes to Iran.

From Move-On: “If we can secure enough pro-diplomacy Democrats, we can defend this solid deal and avert a war. And Rep. Maloney is key.Our nation’s top nuclear scientists and top-ranking military brass agree: This is a good deal and the best way to keep our nation secure. In Washington, high-paid lobbyists bombard our members of Congress. So at home, they’ve got to hear from all of us—the folks they’re supposed to represent.

This lasted for about fifteen minutes until the novelty wore off. Then everyone went to their designated enclosures as the dueling-chants began. (this, too, remained low-key.)

A  Slide show of pictures:

Perhaps their instigators, who love to argue, were downtown at Congressman Nadlers ‘support’ rally.  Maloney’s rally was to CONVINCE  HER that it was a GOOD deal, giving Nuclear weapons to the genocidal terrorists in Iran.

Congressman Nadler’s rally was to THANK HIM for getting behind Obama’s Folly.

No terrorist should be denied nuclear arms just because WE THINK they are terrorists.

The chanting was boisterous from the Left. From the Right, it was dedicated but not quite as organized as the Progs-on-the-Left, after all, “chanting is their business”.

No one expected anyone to change their minds, really, except perhaps Maloney.

After about an hour, the Move-On’s handed a petition to Maloney’s rep with the HOPE that these 3000 signatures, would be the deciding factor, causing Maloney to swing her vote in favor of a NUCLEAR Iran. (didn’t happen!)


Rep. Carolyn Maloney  WILL vote to Block President Obama’s Iran nuclear deal

 Rep. Carolyn Maloney said Wednesday she will vote to block President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, following heavy pressure from foes and backers of the deal. “I’m against it,” Maloney told the Daily News.

Maloney shared her decision on a day that saw dueling demonstrations for and against the pact outside her Manhattan district office.

Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have split on the deal, as have Maloney and Rep. Jerrold Nadler. Nadler, the only Jewish member of Congress from New York backing the agreement, has faced furious denunciations since announcing his view last week.”I never expected the vicious nature of the opposition,” Nadler told Jewish Week.

Other Jewish members who oppose the deal, including Reps. Nita Lowey, Steve Israel and Eliot Engel, defended him in a letter this week. Schumer issued a statement calling Nadler “one of the most steadfast supporters of Israel’s security.”

The Iran Sellout is the test of our generation. TAKE ACTION NOW!!!

On a day when NYC’s own Carolyn Maloney has come out against the horrific Iranian deal, we must be grateful for people of conscience and a sense of history like her. We thank her enormously! (Please call and thank her at 202-225-7994 or 212-860-0606.)

 PEACE THROUGH STRENGTH IS THE ONLY ANSWER!

 Coming up next On September 1, 2015:

New Yorkers plan to protest the Iran Deal at Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Office. US Senators Lindsey Graham and Joe Lieberman, Families of Iranian Terror Victims will Speak at the Rally in front of Senator Gillibrand’s office!

– On September 1,  The Stop Iran Rally, the grassroots movement that brought 15,000 people to Times Square in July, will protest against the dangerous deal with Iran at Senator Gillibrand’s office in New York City.

US Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and retired US Democratic Senator Joe Lieberman will headline the bipartisan rally, where they will deliver a landmark foreign policy speech.

Family members of victims of Iranian terror, including the daughter of an Iranian journalist who died a political prisoner and the brother of a US Navy Seal tortured and killed on TWA Flight 847 by Iranian proxy Hezbollah, will also address the thousands of New Yorkers expected to attend the rally.

 The Stop Iran Rally message is simple: “Vote No to a Nuclear Iran.”  Simple, “Yes”, UNLESS you are a soc/commie/prog.

To them, what is simple can be so BIZARRE!

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