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Nuclear hubris

“One thing that becomes clear to me when I wander into the world, and the minds, of geopolitical professionals — government people — is how limited and linear their thinking seems to be…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Tribune Content Agency, Free Press, Antiwar, The Peace Worker, Z Net, Eagle Times, Sierra County Prospect, The Smirking Chimp
Date: January 15,16,17,18,22,23,2020
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“The people do not want war!”

“These were the words that did it, that knocked the composure out of me. I was standing at what felt like the heart of Chicago on a January afternoon, corner of Wabash and Wacker, next to the river and beneath the tower known as Trump. The crowd had swelled by this time to nearly a thousand…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Free Press, Tribune Content Agency, Common Dreams, Buzz Flash, The Smirking Chimp, Antiwar, The Russophile, Pagosa Daily Post, City Watch, Counterpunch, The Gilmer Mirror, The Peaceworker, Uncommon Thought, The Chronicle
Date: January 8,9,10,12,16,2020
1082 Words

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Militarism: The delusion lives

“The annual defense budget, passed recently by both the House (377-48) and Senate (82-8), came in at $738 billion for 2020, up from last year a sweet $22 billion.

War hits the motherlode every year…”

Author: Robert C. Koehler
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Date: 2019: November 10, 13, 14, 17, 23, December 17
991 words

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Envisioning a united world

“Let’s bomb Iowa! Or maybe Texas or Michigan or Nebraska . . .
Oh wait, I got confused for a second. Those places are part of America and we love them. We would never bomb them. These are places we would bomb: …”

Author: Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Pagosa Springs Colorado Daily Post, Conscious Life News, Smirking Chimp, Free Press, ArtVoice, LA Progressive, Qalanjo, Gilmer Texas Mirror, North Ogden Utah Sentinel News, Bainbridge Island Review, The International News, Counterpunch
Date: 2019: December 5, 6, 8, 9
956 words

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Celebrating peace: A work in progress

“Veterans For Peace, an organization that speaks truth to war like nobody else, is attempting to reclaim Armistice Day, the Nov. 11 holiday that was flipped on its head 65 years ago when it was renamed Veterans Day…”

Author: Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Emmitsburg Maryland News-Journal, PeaceWorker, Free Press, Bainbridge Island Review, Pagosa Springs Colorado Daily Post, Counterpunch, Common Dreams, Smirking Chimp, Conscious Life News, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press
Date: 2019: November 13, 14, 17, 23, December 17
982 words

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