Daily Archives: January 6, 2020


GOP Albatross

“Every schoolchild knows that the Ancient Mariner was forced to wear a dead albatross around his neck. I think America’s Republican Party wears a dying albatross: white evangelicals who are both the GOP’s life-support system and also a curse upon Republicans.”

James A. Haught
Published in:
Bainbridge Island Review, Juan Cole, OpEd News, Patheos, Gilmer Free Press, West Virginia Press, Counterpunch
Date: January 8,14,20,2020
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Instead of real-time commentary, eight common-sense reasons for not going to war with Iran

“In the wake of the assassination of Iranian military leader Major General Qasem Soleimani and nine other people by a U.S. drone strike in Iraq, tensions between the United States and Iran are at their height…”

Patrick T. Hiller
Published in: Eagle Times, Popular Resistance, Antiwar, Gilmer Free Press, Counterpunch, Osceola News-Gazette
Date: January 8,10,13,20,2020
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A Historian Reflects on the Return of Fascism

“Back in 1941, the year of my birth, fascism stood on the brink of conquering the world. During the preceding decades, movements of the Radical Right—mobilized by demagogues into a cult of virulent nationalism…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: The Smirking Chimp, Raw Story, War is a Crime, Alter Net, History News Network, WN, Daily Kos, Common Dreams, The Evening Times, Bainbridge Island Review, Z Net, LA Progressive, History News Network, Portside, Press & Journal, Brewminate
Date: January 5,6,7,10,15,2020
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