Re: [sixties-l] Vietnam Memorial and flags

From: William Mandel (
Date: Sat Jun 24 2000 - 00:33:59 CUT

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    No disdain, Joe. I can't write the kind of songs you can, and you
    can't necessarily do everything everybody else can. It's as
    simple as all that. It takes all kinds. It would be a very dull
    world if we were all the same.
                                    Bill Mandel

    Joe McDonald wrote:
    > gee wizz guys i am starting to feel like a tennis ball: i am an "artist" that "intuits" things and not a "logical type" i am just a "musician" "cut me some slack".
    > wazzup dudes?! i don wanna beef again but i am having a Jane Fonda flashback when she told me "the GI's are just working class guys who dont know how to spell". well
    > us dumb bells, or lumpen, or freaks bleed if you cut us and "serve" in all segments of society. disdain is not a nice thing even disguised as a complement. no cheers
    > this time from me, country joe mcdonald
    > William Mandel wrote:
    > > My reaction to Joe's post to me a few days back was to flash on
    > > de St. Exupery's phrase: "Happiness is when you are understood,"
    > > and that artists often intuit things us supposedly logical types
    > > have trouble with.
    > > Bill Mandel
    > >
    > > Joe McDonald wrote:
    > > >
    > > > monkerud wrote:
    > > >
    > > > > If Joe's views are supposed to be from the left, we're in bad shape. And yet his views reveal how little the ideas that we put forth reached ordinary Americans.
    > > > >
    > > > > We should perhaps cut the guy some slack ... he's a musician after all and apparently didn't learn much from being around the political movement.
    > > >
    > -- "Ira Furor Brevis Est " - Anger is a brief madness
    > country joe Home Pg <>
    > country joe's tribute to Florence Nightingale <>
    > Berkeley Vietnam Veterans Memorial <>
    > Rag Baby Online Magazine <>

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