Category Archive: On The Line

Articles and photos not directly related to the LACW community, yet are highly noteworthy and recommended.

Feb 19 2017

POPE AND BISHOP CHALLENGE ORGANIZERS TO DISRUPT, REBUILD U.S. POLITICAL ORDER

This LINK and this LINK are to two inspiring articles regarding the U.S. regional meeting of the World Meeting of Popular Movements this weekend in Modesto, California. An excerpt: 1) “It took all of six minutes for San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy to rouse a crowd of nearly 700 community organizers and social justice “protagonistas” …

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Feb 12 2017

THE ELITES WILL NOT SAVE US

This LINK is to yet another sobering look at reality. It cannot be overstated that time is running out. In the very near future, perhaps within months, soon after all of Bannon/Trump/Pence fascist appointments take control of their respective offices and departments, the walls will come crashing down, which will reveal a different manifestation of …

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Feb 09 2017

MAKE THIS NATION UNGOVERNABLE!

This LINK, this LINK, and this LINK are to three sobering and eye-opening articles on what to expect in the coming months of this neofascist regime and the totalitarian corporatist state it represents. An excerpt: 1) “Donald Trump’s regime is rapidly reconfiguring the United States into an authoritarian state. All forms of dissent will soon …

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Feb 09 2017

THE UNITED STATES HAS NEVER KILLED ANYONE

This LINK is to an article that illustrates the deceitful, belligerent, and violent foreign policy of the United States. An excerpt: “It is not a secret in much of the world that the United States is (as that Putin stooge Martin Luther King Jr. put it) the greatest purveyor of violence on earth. The United …

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Feb 04 2017

THE PROBLEM IS MUCH LARGER THAN BANNON/TRUMP/PENSE

This LINK is to an excellent informative piece that places the current chaotic, fascist disaster into proper perspective. An excerpt: “The awakening of mass protests against Donald Trump’s executive orders and appointments could become a real movement, but it must realize a critically important point: Trump is not the problem, the system is. Trump is …

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Jan 30 2017

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA PSYCHOSIS

The excellent piece behind this LINK correctly identifies and explains the chaos that has gripped our nation and the tyrannical, irrational, immoral, illegal, and inhumane policies of the Trump/Bannon regime responsible. An excerpt: “Reality is under assault. Verbal confusion reigns. Truth and illusion have merged. Mental chaos makes it hard to fathom what is happening. …

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Jan 27 2017

THE CRIMINALIZATION OF U.S. DISSENT

This LINK is to an article on the new definition of a “terrorist” in our nation and the criminalization of dissent in the 21st century. An excerpt: “General safety and openness, for much of the American public, feels permanent. For most Americans, there is an illusion that our safety, comfort, and freedoms rest on a …

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Jan 25 2017

RESISTANCE

This LINK is to an interesting piece by Rob Urie who, within modern history, traces resistance movements in this nation and how psychological manipulation by capitalist entities affected them. An excerpt: “In 1929 Edward Bernays, nephew of Sigmund Freud and creator of the term ‘propaganda,’ paid a group of young and fashionable women to smoke …

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Jan 17 2017

OBAMA COMMUTES CHELSEA MANNING’S SENTENCE – ED SNOWDEN ALLOWED TO STAY IN RUSSIA

This LINK is to the article describing President Obama’s decision to commute most of whistleblower Chelsea Manning’s 35-year sentence. She still has to serve another four months, but will be released on May 17, after serving seven years of a 35-year sentence. This LINK is to an article describing Russia’s decision to extend whistleblower Ed …

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Jan 06 2017

ON WATCHING A DEMOCRACY DIE

This LINK is to an excellent reflection on the historical past, current state of affairs, and where we are heading. The author references a recent Paul Krugman column in the New York Times, reflects back on her family roots and her own life, and on many events over the decades that slowly shaped our present. …

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Jan 06 2017

WILL OBAMA GO TO WAR WITH RUSSIA BEFORE LEAVING OFFICE?

This LINK is to an article which documents the deployment of 2000 U.S. tanks being repositioned from Germany to Poland and other Eastern Europe locations on Russia’s border including 4000 troops with the 4th Infantry Division. This is part of the ongoing “Operation Atlantic Resolve” being conducted with thousands of U.S. and NATO forces and …

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Jan 05 2017

DEFYING DONALD TRUMP’S KLEPTOCRACY

This LINK is to yet another probable scenario of the coming Trump rule by corrupt billionaire thieves. An excerpt: “The final stages of capitalism, Karl Marx predicted, would be marked by global capital being unable to expand and generate profits at former levels. Capitalists would begin to consume the government along with the physical and …

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