As the Teapartiers (or Teapartyers…the jury is still out…) are gearing up for the 2012 election year, a new movement has come on the scene which might even usher in a 2nd folk song revival mirroring the one which transposed in the 60’s with singers such as Bob Dylan, the Seekers, Peter, Paul and Mary, and of course Pete Seeger. Is this class war fare or an anti- “fat cat” establishment movement. The signs would tend to lean towards the 2nd interpretation as people of all economic brackets are joining in. Didn’t one the third richest man in the world the American William Buffet set this off by saying he was embarrassed to be paying more taxes than his secretary on a percentage basis? His son, Howard Buffett, who is a farmer and a philanthropist, thinks corporations and the rich aren’t paying their fair share which is causing the government to have to cut programs to feed the poor in America (or abroad) so he founded an association of which he is the ambassador… …Gore (former Democratic presidential a candidate and US Senate) said that the “democracy is in crisis” because there isn’t enough socialism. Uh…oh…did you say “socialism”? Even at Fox News Geraldo and Bill O’Reilly can’t agree on who’s right and who’s wrong. Could this be a repeat of the 60’s? They heat is on! See if you can “feel” the temperature rising in their conversation: Part 2:
Wow! The election season is going to get heated! Stay tuned!