Monthly Archives: October 2018

Give Us Not Our Daily Trump

“The media seem to be impaled on the horns of a dilemma: Cover Donald Trump and, if they do so with a shred of integrity and concern for the truth, their reportage will inevitably be negative. Trump and his minions then say it’s fake news and throw the resulting red meat right to the base, dividing the country ever more deeply…”

Steve Klinger
Published in: Sierra County Prospect, The Sunburg News, Counterpunch, Gilmer Free Press
Date: October 31,November 2,5,6,2018
636 Words

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Is China a “Responsible Great Power”?

“President Xi Jinping would like everyone to pay attention to how China is exerting leadership in world affairs as a “responsible great power.” While the Trump administration is in retreat, Xi is taking full advantage of the leadership vacuum…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Mel Gurtov Blog, Counterpunch, LA Progressive, The Sunburg News, Sierra County Prospect
Date: October 31,November 1,2,2018
799 Words

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No More Whitewashing Hate

“Pro-Trump extremist Cesar Sayoc was arrested and charged last Friday (10/26) for mailing multiple pipe bombs. The apparent motive for the crime: politics. Saturday (10/27), Robert Bowers was arrested for murdering 11 people at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg PA, he gunned them down yelling “All Jews must die!” during Sabbath. Among his more misguided beliefs were claims that “[Jews] were committing genocide on his people,” and that “illegals” should be called “invaders.”…”

Wim Laven
Published in: Z Net, The Sunburg News
Date: October 31,November 5,2018
964 Words

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One Law to Rule Them All: Thou Shall Not Kill

“Routine mayhem in America is the “new normal?” Not only is it not “normal” it is not “new.” The soul searching and despairing cries of “Why?” echo again across the nation. The blood of one group of victims is not even dry before the next massacre occurs. How to account for it?…”

Kary Love
Published in: Counterpunch, LA Progressive, The Sunburg News, The Times and Democrat, Sierra County Prospect, The Tomahawk, Sentinel News, Gilmer Free Press
Date: October 29,31,November 11,2018
400 Words

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Trump’s Kristallnacht

“We are now moving past “mere” voter suppression and voter intimidation. We have arrived at voter assassination. It was almost exactly 80 years ago that the Nazis made their first serious move against their own citizens who happened to be Jewish. It was November 9 and 10, 1938…”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, Nation of Change, LA Progressive, East County Magazine, Gilmer Free Press, Sierra County Prospect
Date: October 28,29,31, November 12,2018
560 Words

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