Category: On The Line

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

Sep 15 2017

WANT REAL CHANGE? HIT THE STREETS AND BE SCARY

This LINK is to a stimulating article on what direction our actions must take if we want meaningful change that benefits the common good. An excerpt: “Tired of Trump? Congress can impeach him. But they won’t do anything unless you actually do something. Doing something does not mean signing an online petition. Donating to Bernie …

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Sep 13 2017

GROWING HOMELESS PROBLEM THROUGHOUT CALIFORNIA

This LINK is to a distressing article in the San Francisco Chronicle on the dramatic increase in homelessness in rural areas throughout California. An excerpt: “Statewide, The Chronicle’s examination shows, homelessness rose by 15 percent from 2015 to this year. In heavily populated centers such as Los Angeles and the Bay Area, where tent cities …

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Sep 10 2017

HOW THE NSA CAN BE WATCHING YOU RIGHT NOW

This LINK is to a very informative, yet frightening, article on how the National Security Agency (NSA) continues to monitor everything we do electronically: land line phone, cell phone, internet. An excerpt: “For some time it looked that the storm has passed, and yet – a recent report, issued by the top US intelligence officer …

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Sep 08 2017

AN ALTERNATIVE TO WAR

This LINK is to a PDF of an interesting short book entitled: “A Global Security System: An Alternative to War” – 2016 Edition. It is published by World Beyond War.org. The book describes the “hardware” of creating a peace system, and the “software” — the values and concepts — necessary to operate a peace system …

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Aug 31 2017

THE CORRUPTION OF THE LAW

This LINK is to a frightening, yet informative, article dealing with our dwindling constitutional rights and corruption that continues to permeate the entire system. An excerpt: “The Alliance for Justice points out that 85 percent of President Barack Obama’s judicial nominees—280, or a third of the federal judiciary—had either been corporate attorneys or government prosecutors. …

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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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