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Oct20

The Road Through Paris

Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, 4750 Troost, Kansas City, Missouri

Join us to learn:
-- Why are the December negotiations in Paris so critical?
-- What can each of us do that is meaningful?
-- How serious is the climate crisis threat to our children's futures? These questions and more will be answered with compelling video, word and music.

Winston will be doing a keynote presentation on the climate crisis and performing solo.  The dynamic duo Soular will also be performing.  

Supporting Organizations include The Sierra Club, The Heartland Renewable Energy Society, Populists in Action, 350KC, Sustainable Sanctuary, True Blue Women, and Greenability Magazine

Oct13

KC 4 Bernie Biggest Debate Watch Party

Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, MO

Winston will be speaking and performing as part of the pre-debate portion of the evening.  The Jerusalem Cafe Food Truck, voted best food truck 2013, 2014, 2015 by the Pitch Weekly, will be there.  Bernie swag giveaways, including tickets to a dinner in Des Moines, Iowa where Bernie will be speaking.

Other speakers include Lauren Gepford, Executive Director of the Jackson County Democrats and a representative of Stand Up KC.

$5 donation to cover cost of venue

Oct10

March to get ALEC Out of Kansas Legislature

South Park, 1311 Massachusetts, Lawrence, Kansas

Winston will be leading the march while singing and playing guitar.  For this show he has decided that he will be performing as (wait for it) - The Woody Guthrie Memorial One-Man Marching Band.

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YOU MAY BE A SOCIALIST  (Written by Winston Apple)

Uncle Miltie and the Chicago Boys have a very broad definition of socialism
When Uncle Sam plays Robin Hood
Taking taxes from the rich to try to do something good for those in need
Pushing a New Deal or a Great Society
He is a socialist and you may be one too  

If you support public schools or the minimum wage (You may be a socialist)
If you want Social Security when you reach retirement age 
(You may be a socialist)
If you are in favor of Medicare or Medicaid (You may be a socialist)
And that's not what they want you to be

If you shrug when you read Atlas Shrugged (You may be a socialist)
If you disagree with sweeping pollution under the rug (You may be a socialist)
If you believe that poor, sick children should get medical care and drugs 
(You may be a socialist)  And that is not what they want you to be

Greed is great!  Greed is good!
If you don't believe that, maybe you should take a long, hard look at yourself
Call up the Shock Doctors and get some help

If you believe in putting people ahead of profits (You may be a socialist)
Or saving endangered species or protecting the environment 
(You may be a socialist)
If you belong to a union or support them in any way (You may be a socialist)
And that's not what they want you to be

If the Chicago Boys ever get their way, all of these government programs will fade away 
Wall Street gamblers will be free to play their games without referees
That might be bad news for the little people, people like you and me
But we don't really matter, as long as we may be socialists 
(And it seems we very well may be)
I may be a socialist
You may be a socialist
He may be a socialist
She may be a socialist
We all may be socialists 
(Yes, we all may be socialists)
And that's not such a bad thing to be
No, that's not such a bad thing to be
That's not such a bad thing to be 

© 2011 Gary Winston Apple 
Used by permission. All rights reserved.