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January 28, 2014

Some leftists never grow up to become conservatives. Such was the case with Pete Seeger. There is a reason.

The famed folk singer had a brief lapse from leftism during WWII when he took a break from hopping freight trains and touting Marxism to serve in the U.S. military. He fought the imperial Japanese with his banjo but, once the war ended, returned to his old ways.

While Seeger's estate hasn't released the status of his wealth, the string of hit songs he left behind must have produced royalties that would dwarf the welfare checks of those he championed. Did he willfully redistribute his wealth to the needy? Probably no more than his philosophical kinsmen Michael Moore, Piers Morgan, and Jane Fonda.

Ever wonder why loyal communists remain in the United States and try to fix it's corrupt free-market system rather than flee its oppression to live among the utopias created by Castros and Kims? It's because our economic system feeds them better.

I once heard the term 'folk singer' defined as one who gets rich singing about being poor.

Moore, Morgan, and Fonda have one thing in common with Seeger, Castro, and Kim: They are professional Marxists, all.

Final act is over. Seeger exits; stage left.

Folk singer Pete Seeger dies at age 94

Bob Minzesheimer / USA TODAY

To Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seeger, the singer/songwriter/activist who died Monday at the age of 94 was "the father of American folk music."

But Seeger, who popularized This Land Is Your Land and We Shall Overcome and wrote If I Had a Hammer and Turn, Turn, Turn, never liked the term folk music.

"It's been defined as the 'music of the peasants,'" Seeger told USA TODAY in a 2009 interview, "and then you get someone saying (of Seeger), 'he's no peasant!'''

Seeger, who dropped out of Harvard University in 1938 to ride a bicycle across the country, quoted his father, Charles Seeger, a musicologist: "My dad, the old professor, used to say, 'Never get into an argument about what's folk music and what isn't.'"

But whatever you called him, Seeger influenced scores of other singers, including Springsteen, Joan Baez, Dave Matthews, Rufus Wainwright, John Mellencamp and Arlo Guthrie. All performed in 2009 at Seeger's 90th birthday party at sold-out Madison Square Garden, a fundraiser for his favorite local cause: cleaning up New York's Hudson River.

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  1. He didn't lapse from leftism during ww2. He fought the conservative imperial Japanese to protect his beloved communist Soviet Union.


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