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Border security

“It’s the phrase “border security” that freezes my soul every time I hear it uttered, every time I see it in print — so simplistically obvious, the equivalent of keeping your door locked. Did you ever have your cellphone swiped? If you’re careless about this, you’ll pay the price…”

Robert C. Koehler
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The demonic suction tube

“Suddenly America’s political cauldron bubbles with hope and possibility — not just because the Democrats have won races across the country, but because voters pushed back in record numbers against the forces of Trump and racism and the long-standing lies of entrenched wealth…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, The Smirking Chimp, Bainbridge Island Review, Tribune Content Agency, Counterpunch, The Raven Foundation, Common Wonders Blog, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press
Date: November 29,30, December 3,5,8,2018
852 Words

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The issues that won’t go away

“How much real change manifested itself in the 2018 midterms? How deeply does the outcome reflect the American soul? Apparently, about 113 million Americans, basically half the electorate, felt compelled to vote in the midterms, revved up either by intense opposition to or support for Donald Trump…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Counterpunch, Chicago Tribune, Common Dreams, Tribune Content Agency, The Raven Foundation, Common Wonders Blog, Pagosa Daily Post, Brewminate, Sierra County Prospect, Bainbridge Island Review, The Smirking Chimp
Date: November 6,7,8,9,14,2018
901 Words

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Mass murder and American history

““Screw your optics, I’m going in.”
This is bigger than hate, this latest mass shooting, last weekend, at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, in which, oh my God, 11 more innocent souls died at the hands of a home-grown terrorist…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, BuzzFeed, Bainbridge Island Review, Salem News, Counterpunch, Free Press, Critical Studies, Pagosa Daily Post, IslamiCity, The Smirking Chimp, West Side Gazette, Tribune Content Agency, Sierra County Prospect
Date: November 1,2,3,5,9,14,2018
901 Words

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Why do only some lives matter?

“What would it take for everyone’s life to matter as much as Jamal Khashoggi’s? I ask this question over at the edge of the news, looking for a doorway into the human conscience…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Free Press, LA Progressive, Sierra County Prospect, The Raven Foundation, Tribune Content Agency, Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, Sentinel News, Common Wonders Blog, Counterpunch, Critical Studies, IslamiCity, Gilmer Free Press, Lassen County Times, The Smirking Chimp
Date: October 22,23,24,25,26,28,November 2,2018
911 Words

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