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Has George Wallace Risen… to the White House?


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Today, for our 50-year Throwback Thursday, we’re featuring our Front Page story on Governor George Wallace as he begins his second quest to become President of the United States. This time he is not running as a Democrat, but as the Nominee of the American Independent Party, a far-right party. Yes! the very same party that nominated Donald Trump in 2016, nearly 50 years later.

(And the very same party name that to this day has surely fooled many a registering ‘independent’ voter.)

The article continues onto page 5 where you also see a commercial reminder to do your ‘patriotic’ duty… (more about that 😊 at the very bottom of this post).

What else is ‘inside’ this week’s Issue of the LA Free Press?  Another historic first – Brown Power steps out onto the LA stage with a direct challenge.  In the coming months, you’ll see (right here, of course) the strength behind those words, and the conflict that ensues when the talk turns to the forced participation of Browns on the front lines…

That article is on page 6 (displayed below), where there’s also a tiny note that Green Power took a beating at their own Love-In. And right next to it, that the demonstrators from the peace protest at the Pentagon aren’t faring too well, either.  Just seems the government isn’t all that keen on opposing voices being heard.

Talk about voices being heard ~ you’ll not want to miss that stellar concert with Blue Cheer, the Grateful Dead, and (For What It’s Worth) Buffalo Springfield ‘this’ Friday and Saturday, November 10 and 11th!   And just so you know, we know that you know that this isn’t really happening tomorrow.  And we know something more – when Buffalo Springfield sings that song on the 11th, that will be exactly 1 year after bandmember Stephen Stills happened on the Sunset Strip protest that inspired his song.  With that said, the $3.50 admission is probably ‘worth’ every penny.

Now let’s wrap this up… so far, we’ve posted our Front Page, and pages 5 & 6. Now following is page 3, but not just because it has the second and final part of the other continued Front Page article – the one on “Deadly” Dow.

It’s because that page presents ‘the something’ that makes the LA Free Press so special: while current news outlets are often afire with one or another anniversary of what is now 50 year-old news, today you are actually reading what the take on that news was… 50 years ago!  And what’s even more special is that, like usual, it was something ‘missed’ by the mainstream press – our good reporting decried and denied by them then, and now suddenly a revelation.

That said, check out that top-right corner – What!!??  Kennedy death witnesses dead?  (Perhaps that’s what’s in those hundreds of other pages – still not released – in the JFK Assassination File that the government just now thinks it’s OK for you to read (with redactions).)

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Please note – as a nod to our 50 year-old advert on page 5, we’ve returned to our 1967 rate of only $5/year(!) – but just for this month. So, if you found this 50-year Throwback a real trip, there will be 52 more in your Subscription(!) ALL for just $5(!!) IF you Come JOIN US NOW in making history… once again 😊

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Breaking News! America’s Middle-Class Heads Toward Totalitarianism


 

Well, here’s tomorrow’s news (11/03/2017) ‘today’ (11/02/1967). It’s a bit like ‘Back to the Future’. And, possibly… and this might be a bit of a surprise… with just as good an ending. Why? Because those 50 years ago, fortunately, some folks recognized just how close we were to exactly where we are now and, somehow, kept the inevitable from happening. While they didn’t roll ‘it’ back, they stood in the way of ‘it’ going forward.
How’d they do that? By recognizing what ‘IT’ was.
Keating’s insight at that time – that IT was invisible to most then, may be just as revelatory to many of us now… in that we may, very well, be in the very same situation!
THAT’S the value of today’s LA FP 50-year Thursday Throwback… because we need to see it for what it is… in order to grind it to a halt – again. Apparently, the lesson that followed needs to be relearned: let’s not again be so distracted by all that’s on our right, nor to our left; the genesis of those factions may still be because of their individual’s (perhaps our own) experiences in that dead-center middle(class).
If this is the case, let’s not worry about the extremes to the exclusion of the once again no-longer moderate middle; going over to one side to fight the other side, beyond the good, only forces those in that group to divide themselves rather than staying together to improve the status of their very own group. With polarized factions, how then are we going to come back to the greater strength of unification?
Try this – sit down, relax and curiously read this interview. The key is to being open to what was said, and to calmly assess if this was right-headed thinking, a possibility or (most importantly) today’s reality. If any of those three seem likely, could taking a day off from protesting in order to massage the middle,be productive?

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