The meaning of Super Tuesday

“A gush of corporate relief fills the airwaves as Super Tuesday becomes history. A progressive wave was not electorally visible as the Democratic status quo consolidated itself behind Joe Biden and won 10 states.
I was feeling a lot more hope when Super Tuesday began than I’m feeling a day later, so the need right now is to regroup…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Counterpunch, Bainbridge Island Review, Pagosa Daily Post, Free Press, Common Dreams, Tribune Content Agency, The Chronicle
Date: March 5,6,12,2020
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Bernie’s assault on our cliché of greatness

““Excuse me, occasionally it might be a good idea to be honest about American foreign policy.”
I don’t think I’ve heard that much honesty from a mainstream-party presidential candidate in virtually half a century. And suddenly this race begins to matter in a way that seems like . . . oh my God, a return of democracy?…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Art Voice, The Orange Leader, LA Progressive, Tribune Content Agency, Canadian Dimension, The Chronicle, Free Press, California Free Press, The News International, Pagosa Daily News, Sentinel News, Canadian Dimension,
Date: February 26,27,28,2020
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Getting the Story Wrong: The Distortion of American Politics by the Press


“Ever since the foundation of the American Republic, there has been both praise for and suspicion of the role the press plays in U.S. political life. Thomas Jefferson famously remarked that, if it were left to him…”

Lawrence S. Wittner
Published in: Huffington Post, La Progressive, Sierra County Prospect, History News Network, Counterpunch, Tacoma Weekly, Eureka Spring News, The Free Weekly, Kitsap Scene
Date: May 5,6,10,11,12,13,2016
873 Words

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War, Peace, and Bernie Sanders

Robert Koehler

“We’ve had our first big vote, and I’m doing my best to dig Tulsi Gabbard’s endorsement of Bernie Sanders out from beneath the pile of Super Tuesday numbers and media declarations of winners and losers.”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Battle Creek Enquirer, Tribune Content Agency, Common Wonders Blog, Newberry Observer, Times of Earth, Huffington Post, The Raven Foundation, Counterpunch, The Free Weekly, Eureka Spring News, Gilmer Free Press, Newberry Observer, Times of Earth, Conservative Daily Review, Valley Voice, The Daily Press, LA Progressive, IslamiCity, Free Press
Date: March 2,3,4,5,7,9,11,17,2016
773 Words

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