Monday, October 22, 2007

More Immortals

Today is Monday, 22 October 2007.

On this date in 1962, during the "Cuban Missile Crisis", President John F. Kennedy declared a naval quarantine against Cuba, which, under international law, was the same as a declaration of war.

I had meant today's column to discuss same, but I'm still, as any member of the Congress can say, "extending and revising my remarks".

So let's groove on Phil Ochs, the late, the great troubador, and the ballad of the great labor organizer, Joe Hill:

Yes, all we have are hearts and songs to oppose "our betters" and their nukes:

And immortal Robert Johnson:


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