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Sunday, November 17, 2019

"The role of the artist is to make revolution irresistible." - James Mazzeo Quoting* | NYA

"The role of the artist is to make revolution irresistible."
Artist Perspective | NYA

Posting on Artist Perspective | NYA, James Mazzeo quotes another artist Toni Cade Bambara: "The role of the artist is to make revolution irresistible."

James (Jim "Sandy") Mazzeo is well known as the artist for several Neil Young album covers, in particular - ZUMA.

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James Mazzeo *quote by Toni Cade Bambara is inspiring to all of us -- whether or not artists -- with innate passions to communicate the truth and empower freedom messengers.

"The role of the artist is to make revolution irresistible."
by Toni Cade Bambara

Each day's latest news on the assault on Freedom of Speech -- such as Thrasher's Wheat impending de-platforming from YouTube (per latest change in ToS effective Dec. 10th) -- makes revolution more irresistible and inevitable.

Our battles here with Freedom of Speech are well documented over the decades. (See here, here, and here.) The clampdown on The Big Shift continues. And NO, the "The Big Shift" that we have been referring to here at TW for years has nothing whatsoever to do with with Adam Schiff and in no way shape or form, nor did we attempt to foreshadow his notoriety years ago. Hey, we're good at time travel through the looking glass, but not that good. :)

"First they came for Thrasher's Wheat,
and I didn’t speak up, because I wasn’t a Neil Young fan.

Then they came for Alex Jones,
and I didn’t speak up, because I wasn’t a white male conspiracy theorist.

Then they came for Oprah Winfrey,
and I didn’t speak up, because I wasn’t a black female social justice warrior.

Then they came for Neil Young,
and I didn’t speak up, because I was Donald Trump voter.

Then they came for me,
and by that time there was no one left to speak up for me."
MODIFIED ~~ Rev. Martin Niemoller, 1945

Open up the tired eyes. Eyes wide shut, we tried to lay it all out very specifically just prior to the 2016 election. And then clarified any mis-understandings shortly after the 2016 election. (More on Northern Man, Southern Man and The Un-Civil Wars of Donald Trump & Neil Young.)

There's corruption on the highest floor!
TW & Uwe "Computer Age" Singing Truth to Power
White House, Washington, DC

Photo by Hounds That Howell

Look, no one enjoys saying "we told you so." But just as Rev. Martin Niemoller proved to be prophetic, so will the words of "First they came for Thrasher's Wheat".

And recall the words of artist James Mazzeo. and JFK's.

"There's a field of green and an old *red* barn
!Deep! in the -valley- of >hearts<."

~~ "Don't Spook The Horse" by Neil Young

ps - why do we do what we do? because it's all about the Kids, the children of destiny ... of course.

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At 11/19/2019 01:13:00 PM, Blogger Syscrusher said...

Mazzeo is incredible! Love his column in The Times-Contrarian! Glad you got to see one of his paintings in person, I'd love to see some of his work. The images online are stunning. And the things he says... cool person....

At 11/21/2019 06:34:00 PM, Blogger thrasher said...

Hey Syscrusher, yeah Mazzeo is a cool dude for sure!

Very warm and friendly to the rusties. The photo above with him was during Bridge weekend where rusties were invited to have lunch with him and view some paintings. All along the beautiful Pacific ocean.

A weekend to remember.

At 11/22/2019 05:43:00 PM, Blogger Syscrusher said...

Sounds amazing! Ah the Bridge School... I wish I had made the trip out there one of those years.


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