Soviet Yippies





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Published on Sep 13, 2007

Jerry Rubin is a guest on Donahue way back in 1970. A caller suggests that Yippies in the Soviet Union would never be allowed on TV and would be sent to labor camps.

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Lon Davis
Jerry Rubin was completely full of shit. He keeps saying " us, and we the young people " and kids like him and so forth.  In this interview....Jerry is about 32 years old.  He came of age for the draft in about 1955. Viet Nam was not his war.
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Felipe Demichelis
@3:17 you can see when someone asks a intelligent question he suddenly launches an outlandish argument that is basically a ad hominem attack on the callers morality. When it comes down to it, this guys political tactics are simply the same as Limbaughs, who btw is similar in seeing to enjoy a popularity which doesn't exist -except- if people are citing him for saying something outrageous. Mr.Rubin said things like "Kill your parents" etc (in an obvious allusion to the CCP treatment of older pe
Felipe Demichelis
And the Hippie movement is very different to the soviet ideology. You put them in the same bag because they are both left-winged, but they are very different. One thing is the Hippie movement and other very different thing is the Soviet ideology.
Felipe Demichelis
@dwendt66 I never talk about totalitarism or the URSS, that are words from your mouth.
Dave Wendt
@Guy2Fawkes In 1970, the Soviet government would NEVER allow a Soviet citizen to get on Soviet TV and call for the violent overthrow of the Soviet system. Sure, the U.S. has its faults but totalitarianism is not one of them. 
Felipe Demichelis
Lol, the music in the end is great!, it's like "everything is ok America!", turuturututu
@v19d Rubin is enjoying nothing. He is dead, you simple-minded superstitious right-wing imbecile. 
robby rensenbrink
A "world revolution"? Yeah right......
Why didn't someone back then throw this arrogant stinkin hippie traitor bum out on the street!?
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