Category Archives: revolution

KICK OUT THE JAMS by Peter Nolan Smith

In the fall of 1969 my all-boys parochial school entered a chocolate-selling competition with the other Catholic educational institutions in Boston. The top prize for most sales was a concert by a band from Elektra Records. Rumors abounded that the band on offer was The Doors. Everyone wished it was true, because in 1967 the […]

Viva Che Fifty Years Later

Like every other human born on this planet, Che Guevera began his life as a child. His bloodline was partially Irish and his last name was Lynch. His father laster stated that the blood of Irish rebels ran in his son’s veins. His youth devoted to education and according to Wikipedia the CIA considered the […]

THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the 13 United States of America: When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which […]

May Day Freedom From Chains

May Day 2011 I was sitting in a Tokyo Airport bound for Bangkok, taking two week unpaid holiday, since Manny decided to stiff my vacation pay. The 82 year-old diamond dealer said, “I gave one week in January.” “You gave me butkis then.” I had been a math major in college and had a very […]

May Day For Green Acres Tavern

Last spring above Albany the land greened with spring. I traveled north with Kilmer on the weekend, transporting a U-haul filled with antiques. It was a five-day process and this morning we slept in late, re-charging our batteries for the return trip to the city. In the afternoon Kilmer looked for a new car. I […]