Category: On The Line

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

Aug 24 2017

$900 MILLION FOR A NEW NUCLEAR CRUISE MISSILE FOR THE U.S. IMPERIAL WAR MACHINE–WHY?

The article behind this LINK is inconceivable, outrageous, and an abomination considering millions of U.S. citizens are homeless, tens of millions are living in poverty, we do not have a national health care plan, our public education system is in shambles, our infrastructure is outdated and collapsing, to name just a few of many critical …

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Aug 16 2017

U.S. POLICY OF NUCLEAR ANNIHILATION IS THE PROBLEM

This LINK is to a sobering article on how the U.S. ruling elite view using nuclear weapons on innocent human beings. It seems that we live in an empire that has completely lost its conscience and soul. It is undeniable that the U.S. Empire is under the control of, and willingly serves, the god of …

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Aug 10 2017

THE REAL REASON BEHIND THE ESCALATING NORTH KOREAN CONFLICT?

This LINK is to an article that the U.S. corporate owned and controlled mainstream media is not telling us. Could this be the real reason behind the heated rhetoric? An excerpt: “Embedded deep beneath the country’s mountainous zones are some 200 varieties of minerals, including gold, iron, copper, zinc, magnesite, limestone, tungsten, and graphite, Quartz …

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Aug 09 2017

TRUMP HAS GOD’S APPROVAL TO START NUCLEAR WAR

Megachurch Pastor Says Trump Has God’s Approval to Start Nuclear War Comments by president’s spiritual advisor, Robert Jeffress–left in photo–sparks condemnation amid “fire and fury” threats against North Korea This LINK is to an article about Trump’s diabolically insane spiritual advisor who stated that God approves of Trump using nuclear weapons on North Korea. However, …

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Jul 29 2017

NUCLEAR WAR WOULD SET OFF CLIMATE CATASTROPHE

The article behind this LINK is yet another wake up call to the catastrophic consequences of what one nuclear bomb will do if launched. An excerpt: “Four U.S. scientists have just introduced one more good reason not to launch a nuclear war. It would not simply guarantee the mutual destruction of the participants. It would …

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Jul 27 2017

EMPIRE OF DESTRUCTION

This LINK is to a sobering article about how the U.S. continues its imperial wars repeatedly bombing the rubble caused by previous bombings of the same areas and the devastation that will take generations, if ever, to recover and rebuild. This is utterly disgustingly immoral, indeed diabolical. To save whatever moral fiber left in our …

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Jul 10 2017

ROCKETS RED GLARE AND BOMBS BURSTING IN AIR

The thought-provoking article behind this LINK is well worth the time to reflect upon and be moved to act in some way for the cause of peace with justice. An excerpt: “With the Pentagon’s rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air smashing seven majority Muslim countries — Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan, Somalia, Syria, and …

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Jul 05 2017

MORE ON THE MILITARIZED POLICE AND SURVEILLANCE STATE

This LINK, this LINK, and this LINK are three articles related to the militarized police and surveillance state gripping this nation: The Militarized Police State Opens Fire; Search For Justice In The American Police State; and Trump, Hypocritically, Moves To Make Temporary Surveillance Powers Permanent. Here are excerpts: (1) “Ironically, while America continues to debate …

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Jun 23 2017

SITTING OUT A GREAT OPPORTUNITY

Steve Baggarly from the Norfolk Catholic Worker, an LACW Sister House, has the following letter to the editor published in their local paper, The Virginian Pilot “Through July 7, representatives of 132 countries are meeting at the United Nations to work out a treaty banning nuclear weapons. Unfortunately, the United States is not at the …

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Jun 21 2017

PAY ATTENTION: THE POLICE STATE IS HERE

The article behind this LINK gives us a clear indication of how quickly authoritarian regimes are ascending to power worldwide bringing the decline of democracy, more wars, climate catastrophe, and social collapse. The author aims to prepare us for the struggle of a lifetime. Much needs to be done if we desire a livable future …

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Jun 19 2017

WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO BAN THE BOMB?

Frida Berrigan, daughter of Elizabeth MacAlister and the late Phil Berrigan, has written an excellent piece on the necessity of participating in the renewed anti-nuclear organizing efforts around the nation, and world. You can read it at this LINK. An excerpt: “Nevertheless, the Doomsday Clock is still with us. In fact, it has been inching …

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Jun 16 2017

THE BATTLE AGAINST FASCISM

There is an interesting and informative transcript behind this LINK that will help clarify how and why the neo-fascist forces currently in control of our nation came to power and the necessary steps we must take to battle these forces. An excerpt: “Antonio Gramsci wrote his ‘Prison Notebooks’ at a time not dissimilar to our …

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