I went down to the sacred store where I’d heard the music years before
But the man there said the music wouldn’t play
And in the streets, the children screamed
The lovers cried, and the poets dreamed
But not a word was spoken
The church bells all were broken
And the three men I admire most
The Father, Son, and the Holy Ghost
They caught the last train for the coast
The day the music died
Lyrics from “American Pie” (verse six) by Don MacLean
“American Pie” was a phrase coined by Don MacLean in his 1971 hit song; it wasn’t a phrase before. He coined it from the phrase “as American as apple pie”, and it references the spirit of America and her people. According to stories, initially he had trouble getting the single released. He was told the song was too long; it would never fly. At eight and a half minutes, it was definitely unconventional for its time. But it was released at the end of October, and charted within a month. At the turn of the 21st century, “American Pie” was voted number five in the top 365 “Songs of the Century” compiled by the Recording Industry Association of America and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Most Americans have heard it a time or two. I’d encourage you to listen to it again … with fresh ears. There are some glaring truths expressed in both the lyrics and the tone of the song.
The song came out the year I was born, and the elements the song captured of the shift that came to America in a couple decades was already well underway. I was ignorant of it all. Most of us go through our childhoods and early developmental years pretty self-centric. Politics mean little to nothing, and history is rarely taught with life and circumspect. Current events evolve around social issues and we glean as it relates to our station in life. Unfortunately for many, introspection and perspective come later, and then we need a crash course of everything we missed to try to catch up.
The 21st century has found most Americans a little hazy on how we got to where we are now. My teenage years were filled with phrases like “Cold War” and “Iron Curtain”, USSR and the Berlin Wall. The John F. Kennedy assassination was referenced like it was folklore of some mythic god who met tragedy by a mad man. My education taught me very little more.
American culture is replete with icons and idols. The entertainment industry has taken on a life of its own that for too long now has both conditioned the minds of its current generations and replaced critical thought with pop culture. In modern America, information is gleaned primarily from media sources. Older Americans learned from books, lectures and knowledge passed down from prior generations.
If you think about it, it would be easier to manipulate masses of people if their information outlets were coordinated to drive the same messages. Contradictory messages could easily be contained by rhetoric that ridiculed or scorned them. Status quo and peer pressure would do the rest. Those who thought outside of the box would be almost shamed into aligning back with public opinion. How long do you think it would take to get a general consensus on mainline issues? A decade? A couple generations?
The problem is, if you don’t wipe out entire generations before you, there are still witnesses to what has gone before – even if they don’t necessarily recognize everything. You have literally thousands of people who are at varying levels of awareness, with varying levels of knowledge. There are still people living who remember John F. Kennedy’s assassination. There are still people living who worked for the CIA, FBI, US Government and their various top-secret operations. There are still people living who know history different than it’s been retold; they’ve witnessed things first hand that do not align with the public narrative.
From MacLean’s American Pie page, he described the awareness of the America his generation knew morphing into something divisive, a place of anger and disunity where it wasn’t before, a place where endless and needless wars were being waged and the American spirit as a beacon of light and hope was being replaced with characteristics very un-American.
If that be the observation 46 years ago, what must it be like today? You have the public voice through media and public education narrating both history and standards, and yet dissenting voices of witnesses to events and situations contradict the narrative. How do you sort through it?
In an interview with People magazine in 2015, MacLean explained, “Basically, in ‘American Pie’ things are heading in the wrong direction,” says McLean, 69. “It is becoming less ideal, less idyllic. I don’t know whether you consider that wrong or right, but it is a morality song in a sense. I was around in 1970 and now I am around in 2015 – there is no poetry and very little romance in anything anymore, so it is really like the last phase of ‘American Pie.’ ”
Things are headed in the wrong direction….
You don’t come to conclusions like that from a public school education. You don’t come to conclusions like that from a CNN report. You come to conclusions like that from life experiences and observations. You have to have discernment, or critical thinking skills, or an ability to perceive events apart from the status quo. And people who question the status quo are usually the minority. (hence separate from the status quo)
Now if you have a nation that was divided 46 years ago from a musician’s vantage, (and agreed upon by a certain percentage of the population), what do you think we have today? Where did all those people go who saw trouble, knew stories that differed with the public narrative, were grieved at the state of the nation? They’re scattered across a nation that covers over three and half million miles of square land, over three hundred million people, from at least eleven different cultures, spanning up to a century in age differences, various education levels, etc. How do you unite these people?
You have to find a medium that can’t be controlled by the voices that have controlled the narrative, but can still reach a large portion of people. You have to find a venue that will reach the patriots longing for justice, tired of the corruption, awake enough to see glimmers of light – however faint. You need a forum to help those not only ready to engage in patriotic duty, but also those looking for understanding and answers. Really, you need people awake that are patriots, that know what America is supposed to be, recognize dangers to it, and are willing to engage in the battle to set it aright.
Social media is compromised. Mainstream media is a propaganda tool for a subversive agenda. So you go to a message board that’s designed specifically against the infringement of free speech, safeguarding against surveillance, and with, of course, a category specific to you: politics. Then you put a feeler out there to see the interest and response.
You drop clues. You ask questions. Not everyone on the board is awake. Not everyone on the board is friendly. It doesn’t matter. You know the masses of your nation don’t understand what’s going on behind the scenes. You know the narrative has been in play so long it’s accepted as “reality”. You can’t overthrow the shadow players that have been usurping America without the American people and keep America intact. The American people have to understand the real battle and engage for the sake of what is good and right. You don’t want a regime change; you want a Republic restored to the people so the people have to be a part of it.
So you interact with the people. You try to help them see what’s going on beyond what they can see. You give them clues and ask them questions. Revelation is only revelation when it’s discovered. We don’t sacrifice for something we don’t understand.
Trump communicates with the American people through Twitter because 1) his messages can come without filters and 2) there’s a public record. You can’t twist words you can see with your own eyes. Though the media has ridiculed him, he had a plan for unmolested communication with the American people, and he implemented it.
As Q gained the patriots’ attention on 8Chan, the patriots began talking. Look at what it did… You could be a patriot in a hostile geographical environment, but because of the internet, you could connect with fellow patriots practically anywhere. And they are everywhere, all over the world. People started talking to one another. They started sharing information. People who were awake longer were able to point newbies to research sites, books, information, speakers, online videos and commentaries.
Now 8Chan conversations made their way to Facebook groups, Twitter threads, blog pages, etc. Internet sleuths and researchers opened youtube channels and blog sites to break open Q posts. Patriots of every age, male and female, every race, religion or no religion, every geography in America, any educational levels, almost every imaginable career field was represented and began to rally around a single cause: American liberty and the restoration of the rule of law in America. It got even bigger. People around the world tired of oppression and the behind the scenes oligarchy and needless wars and unjust governing bodies got involved. They sensed that if America could break free from these clutches, maybe there was a chance where they live.
It was a brilliant plan to unite patriots and ignite patriotism. Q masterfully laid out “crumbs” or clues on current events. Those following would take those clues and dig for understanding. This was critical because it taught patriots to own their convictions, to see behind the curtain and to know where or how to look. People who had never met were exchanging ideas and information for the sake of understanding and unity in an otherwise divided nation.
Which brings us to today. A few days ago Time magazine named Q one of the 25 most influential people on the internet. The #WalkAway movement is in the tens of thousands of people who have left the Democrat party. There is an awakening in this nation of patriots intent on restoring the Republic to its original intent outlined in the Declaration of Independence, underscored in the Bill of Rights. It’s not about Republican or Democrat. It’s about being American.
I just can’t say it better than NeonRevolt:
This was never meant to stay online. The goal has always been disclosure to the general public, and the entire world. The only reason Q came to the chans in the first place because, despite them full of raucous, rude, and rowdy edgelords, is that it was the one last place in the world where you could truly speak freely. The reality is, two message-boards full of “rejects” and “losers” stood between chaos and extinction, because they refused to be lied to, they refused to be gaslit, they refused to be manipulated, and no one could ever tell them to shut up.
Q helped Trump and team circumvent MSM’s channels of control, sidestep the 4 AM Mockingbird hit pieces, broadcast around all the censored online channels, and speak directly to us, the people.
And so, we’ve built and we’ve grown, and we’ve redpilled many along the way, but now…
Everyone gets to know…
Whether they want to or not.
It must happen because if it doesn’t – nothing changes.
You are here – and it doesn’t matter how you got here – because you have a role to play in all of this. You are called to be a pillar. You are there to support those around you; those who do not yet know, and help them process everything. In a sense, we’re the lucky ones. We’ve had 8 months to learn and process all this information.
Now we take this information, however much we’ve gleaned, however much we’ve understood, and we apply it for the sake of our nation and our future. The evils being perpetrated on the American people are about to be aired to the public. People who are blind will not see. People who are ignorant will not understand. But if we understand, if we can see, we have a responsibility to act. The Q phenomenon was simply to unite the patriots to restore the Republic of the United States back to We the People by exposing the deeds done in the dark that were dismantling our republic in order to remove the deception from the public at large. Q and the patriots represented are calling upon those who understand to help those who do not. The team of patriots headed by names most of us have never heard of, embodied in “Q” and more, partnered with a business man unconnected to the Establishment to bring the exposure needed to free our nation from a subversive agenda to dismantle America and reconstruct it for the benefit of a handful of billionaires intent on ruling the world. The time is upon us to apply the knowledge we have for the liberty of our nation.
Is it coincidental that Don MacLean debuted American Pie at Temple University as a guest for Laura Nyro? Is it a coincidence that Laura Nyro penned “Save the Country” with lyrics of, “Come on people! Sons and mothers! Keep the dream of the two young brothers [John and Robert Kennedy] … I got fury in my soul, Fury’s gonna take me to the glory goal. In my mind I can’t study war no more. Save the people! Save the children! Save the country!”
Could MacLean have been prophetic in his lyrics of the slow dying of America? And if so, what does that say about his unpublished last verse, the one that never made it into the song? If the music died, the spirit of America, is it possible it can be reborn here and now?
And there I stood alone and afraid
I dropped to my knees and there I prayed
And I promised him everything I could give
If only he would make the music live
And he promised it would live once more
But this time one would equal four
And in five years four had come to mourn
and the music was reborn.*
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