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Options July 20, 2009: Reverend Billy Talen

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Ramones  We Want the Airwaves   Options Anthology: Hey Ho, Let's Go! 
The Stop Shopping Gospel Choir and the Not Buying It Band!  Push Back   Options The Shopocalypse 
Ramones  We Want the Airwaves   Options Anthology: Hey Ho, Let's Go! 

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  Mon. 7/20/09 6:00pm Charlesd-A.:

Tonight we have Reverend Billy Talen preaching about NYC neighborhoods via revbilly.com
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:04pm Charles-A.:

Amen, Reverend Billy, in the house.
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:06pm Charles-A.:

Its all about living in the hood, not existing strapped to a hood.
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:07pm Charles-A.:

Amen brother. Its all about local economies...
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:11pm Charles-A.:

Like Shrub Bush said: "When the tough get shot at, the tough go shopping." Uh, for Kalahnokovs? No silly, buy a boat, you'll wish you had in Nor-leenz, bubba.
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:14pm Charles-A.:

What we're doing is getting fed up. People are making do because the have to. The corporation are doing a f*ckin' thing.
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:17pm Charles-A.:

Threats is what they expect. Being nice and reasonab;e throws them for a loop.
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:19pm Charles-A.:

New Yorkers after 9/11 were actually pretty decent human beings. Now meh. Not so much.
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:22pm Charles-A.:

Corporations are just great. And United Breaks Guitars. (Google it :-) Its might even be staged, or I could just be cynical...
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:25pm Charles-A:

Protest songs are a double edged sword. (Cause the cops are playing their own music [and the percussion is usually followed by concussion.])
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:29pm Charles-A.:

Were going into the second half of the show with Douglas Rushkoff and featuring Reverend Billy Talen
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:32pm Charles-A.:

I'd be afraid of her too. :-)
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:35pm Charles-A.:

Rich White Guilt getting you down?

Send them out to shop for shoes, and a jacket.

The good part of the economic meltdown is that we're all broke-ass poor. (It just some of us are REALLY poor.)
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:38pm Charles-A.:

The world doesn't belong to pre-pubescent youths. If only it did...
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:41pm Charles-A.:

Its not food, its the "promise" of food.

Wall street, where I worked, rapes and paves the neighborhood and makes it all into a strip mall. (And you're the one being stripped.)
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:45pm Charles-A.:

Now the cop is a white 20-something parachuted from the burbs into the great dirty unknown. (And people get their asses shot.)
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:47pm Charles-A.:

The old characters of the fifties have been replaced by the slave laborers of the aughts.
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:49pm Charles-A.:

Get angry and laugh, low, loud and "in your face."
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:51pm Charles-A.:

Its useless to get angry, that's what they're geared up to fight.

Buy 'em a beer, invite 'em to a barbeque, and be unashamed to be reasonable.
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:56pm Charles-A.:

Just tell 'em you're broke. Starbucks will go away.
  Mon. 7/20/09 6:58pm Charles-A.:

Don't get me started on health care...
  Mon. 7/20/09 7:00pm Charles-A.:

We're done for this week.
  Mon. 7/20/09 10:55pm Brian Oregon:

Great show! Rev Billy and Savitri are spot on and very inspiring.
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