The $110 Billion Myth of Supporting Saudi Arabia’s Defense Needs


“Amidst a range of domestic controversies and the pushback against his agenda and actions, President Trump went back to one of his default personas…”

Patrick T. Hiller
Published in: Truthout, Bainbridge Island Review, Antiwar, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, The Sunburg News
Date: May 23,June 1,2,2017
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Caligula with orange hair

Robert Koehler

“So maybe this is how the U.S. demilitarizes, or the American public at least returns to the consciousness of the late ‘60s…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Common Wonders Blog, Sierra County Prospect, The Smirking Chimp, Tribune Content Agency, Truthout, Free Press, LA Progressive, The Raven Foundation, RICentral, Gilmer Free Press, Huffington Post
Date: April 5,6,7,8,9,18,2017
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“Fifty Years On: MLK’s Giant Triplets Still Plague Us, Including Militarism.”

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“Fifty years ago this April 4, a year to the day before he was murdered, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called us to overcome the giant triplets plaguing our society…”

Kevin Martin and The Reverend Dr. Herbert Daughtry
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Counterpunch, Common Dreams, Truthout, Sierra County Prospect, Wayneynorthey Blog, Public Reading Rooms Blog, Eureka Spring News, The Portland Observer, The Free Weekly, Beaver County Peace Links
Date: April 3,4,11,13,2017
796 Words

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The moment of the fool

Robert Koehler

“Obama . . . Trump. Could there be a bigger contrast — in attitude, style, comportment, philosophy? What irony that…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Tribune Content Agency, Common Wonders Blog, IslamiCity, Sierra County Prospect, Counterpunch, Bainbridge Island Review, Gilmer Free Press, The Smirking Chimp, LA Progressive, Free Press, Newberry Observer, The Sentinel-Progress, The Raven Foundation, Marinscope, Las Vegas Informer, Huffington Post, The Sunburg News
Date: March 8,9,10,14,16,22,27,April 19,2017
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Resisting Trump’s Militarization


“Not surprisingly, activists are daunted by the lightning-paced dismantling of civil rights and social justice that President Trump has authorized in barely more than one month in office…”

Laura Finley
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review, Sierra County Prospect, Grassroots Press, Gilmer Free Press, Counterpunch, Los Angeles Informer, The Chronicle of Winston – Salem, The Sunburg News
Date: March 1,3,9,13,2017
598 Words

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