Monthly Archives: August 2016


The Heart of Order

Robert Koehler

“He’d left the water running, flooding neighbors’ apartments. He’d been running around outside naked. By the time police arrived, he was standing in the window of his fourth-floor apartment on Farwell..”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Pagosa Daily Post, Common Dreams, Common Wonders Blog, The Raven Foundation, Huffington Post, Counterpunch, Transcend Media Service, The Gilmer Mirror, The Smirking Chimp, Free Press
Date: August 24,25,26,28,29,2016
986 Words

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Accountability: An Abandoned American Value

RiveraSun2

“If our cars fatally malfunctioned as often as police officers shoot citizens, there would be a massive recall, pulling vehicles off the road, overhauling the engineering design, firing culpable employees”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Counterpunch, Rivera Sun’s Blog, Pace e Bene, LA Progressive, Gilmer Free Press, Tacoma Weekly
Date: August 25,26,29,September 2,2016
549 Words

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The valley of the Somme in 1916 and now

CurtBell2

“I was interested in WW I because my father fought in it and I wanted to learn more about what he experienced. He enlisted in the US marines as a young man of 20 and fought in 1918. He was injured by mustard gas and by shrapnel, and in fact a piece of metal stayed in his body for his whole life.”

Curtis Bell
Published in: Sierra County Prospect
Date: August 24,2016
1852 Words

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Seven Reasons to Flip the Senate

TomHastings

“The US Senate is up for grabs. Republicans hold 54 seats but 34 senate races could change that. If the Ds pick up five net (they will likely lose at least one, in Nevada), they regain the Senate.
I’d offer seven reasons to make…”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: The Dekalb County Dispatch, Joplin Independent, Gilmer Free Press, The Review, Eagle Times, Eureka Spring News, The Free Weekly, Chicago Activism, Grassroots Press, Sierra County Prospect, Voice of the Ozarks, The Cullman Tribune, Lahaina News, Valley Voice
Date: August 19,21,22,23,24,25, September 1,2016
434 Words

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Beyond Winning and Losing

Robert Koehler

“It’s the smallest thing in the world. Does the tennis ball land inside the line or outside? But somehow, as I watched this 60-second YouTube clip of an Australian tennis match last January, and heard an explosion of joyous…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: The Smirking Chimp, Huffington Post, Grassroots Press, Gilmer Free Press, Tribune Content Agency, Common Dreams, Common Wonders Blog, Truthout, Counterpunch, Chicago Activism, The News International, The Raven Foundation, The Johnstown Breeze, Eagle Times, Eureka Spring News, Huffington Post
Date: August 17,18,19,20,21,25,2016
837 Words

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How Trump Deals

MelGurtov2

“The revelation from a New York Times investigation that Donald Trump’s chief campaign adviser, Paul Manafort, was on the take with the former pro-Russian Ukraine president should come as no surprise…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, Pagosa Daily Post, Mel Gurtov Blog,Eagle Times, Chicago Activism, Tacoma Weekly, Cullman Sense, Valley Times-Idaho, Gilmer Free Press
Date: August 16,18,19,22,25,2016
683 Words

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