In some ways, the challenge with gun laws is similar to what we went through with with smoking.

  Thanks to whoever posted this: "It is just like when the tobacco lobby owned Congress, smokers' rights beat everybody else's rights.  Restaurants, planes, elevators, hospitals. . . It was a smoker's right to smoke anywhere and a non smoker's obligation to deal with it.  That dysfunctional situation took decades to go away.   We …

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U2

U2 - Joshua Tree tour - Full concert - Kansas City - 9/12/17 FILMED IN 4K w HQ audio - https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fCPj5YhKAe4 -------------- U2 - "Where the Streets Have No Name" video Short downtown LA version (4:13) https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4qairkoPEUQ   Official version downtown LA (7:13) https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GzZWSrr5wFI   Studio version (HQ audio) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWUXcmoPZxw&sns=em   U2 - "I Still …

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MAN WHO PREVENTED NUCLEAR WAR JUST DIED

"The siren howled, but I just sat there for a few seconds staring at the big, back lit, red screen with the word 'launch' on it." ‘Gut instinct’ told Lt Col Stanislav Petrov that apparent launch of US missiles was actually early warning system malfunction. Check out the article from the Guardian here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/18/soviet-officer-who-averted-cold-war-nuclear-disaster-dies-aged-77?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER CHRIS HEDGES DESCRIBES THE CROSSROADS WE HAVE REACHED

"The elites face an unpleasant choice. They could impose harsh controls to protect the status quo or veer leftward toward socialism to ameliorate the mounting economic and political injustices endured by most of the population. But a move leftward, essentially reinstating and expanding the New Deal programs they have destroyed, would impede corporate power and …

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ASTOUNDING DOCUMENTARY

The story of Aaron Swartz.  You learn so much about America watching this film.  Aaron, who was so incredibly bright and young, taught us that we are not powerless.  We can stand up, organize and change this world.   This documentary is jaw dropping. Take a look at this preview:   https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=RvsxnOg0bJY

Trump may unwittingly help Single Payer Healthcare become a reality.

Matt Taibbi - Rolling Stone "Single-Payer Movement Shows: Life After Trump May Not Suck The flip side of the Trump phenomenon is that Democrats may finally be ready to offer voters something real." http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/taibbi-single-payer-effort-shows-life-post-trump-may-not-suck-w503498?utm_source=rsnewsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=daily&utm_campaign=091617_12   Click on this link to return to HOME PAGE and see other posts on this blog. https://clearblueskyoutwest.com