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Response to WhaTHellsgoingonhere (Reply #6)

Fri Jan 1, 2016, 05:24 PM

9. Here is an example of today's information gathering - Grandson watched The Martian online.

 

In the film, it was stated that currently, Mars is covered by maritime law. So - after watching the movie, he googled mars maritime law, saw that this is true, and then wondered if this somehow might lead to corporations being able to BUY Mars or something like that, he knows the planet cannot be bought, but claims could possibly be made for some sort of ownership of resources or access. He noted that the TPP would give corporations even more power, and said he would be discussing this stuff in the break room and online later, when he gets home.

He is not looking for absolutes, just following interesting trains of thought. He does conflate Hillary with corporations and Wall Street, and is directly impacted by the current health insurance set-up. Not in a good way. So he likes Bernie's single payer plan, and feels more taxes are fine, and says if his taxes can go to funding war, they can also go to infrastructure and health care, like in Europe. He is only 20, and I love the way his thought processes range all over the place.

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