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Wednesday, November 05, 2008

A Joyful Blue Note From Chicago

Mrs. Tarantino: Are you the police?

Elwood: No, ma'am. We're musicians.

We're putting a band together.

You in?

Plenty of new band mates, lots of new blood, and all of that's good. We're putting together a hot playlist. Just for starters, there's…

"A Liberal Shock Doctrine" by Rick Perlstein

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…and there's much more already out there, with still more on the way. We need a New New Deal. You may have your own ideas. Share your best stuff. We've got some great policies, but we're not afraid to keep exploring to find something better. For instance, there may be creative alternatives to solve the energy crisis:

Donald 'Duck' Dunn: We had a band powerful enough to turn goat piss into gasoline.

Keep those ideas comin'! Democracy is a rock 'n' roll anthem, but it won't play itself.

(Cross-posted at The Blue Herald)

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