Category Archives: Civil War

The ‘many sides’, of the RWNJs’ phantom enemies

By ann summers YouTube Video The only reason for an American to hold a Nazi flag is if it has been captured in battle. pic.twitter.com/g44h8PSZyd — Senor O (@TKOastIsBack) August 12, 2017 Like Joe McCarthy’s ‘reds under your bed’, the … Continue reading

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Prezident Kozyr’s diplomacy as reality-TV genre

By ann sunmers   Reality-TV rather than Realism … Nikolai Volkoff is known for teaming with The Iron Sheik, with whom he won the WWF Tag Team Championship at the inaugural WrestleMania event, and also with Boris Zukhov as The … Continue reading

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After Trump’s defeat, a new American Warlordism

By ann summers Trump’s now inevitable loss will signal perhaps a Democratic age for at least two years until the residual misogyny gains yet another mid-term resurgence of reactionary fervor as they did in 1994 (class), 2010 (race), and 2018 (gender). … Continue reading

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Step away from the #2 pencil — you failed the ideological screening test!

By ann summers “Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called for a system of ‘extreme vetting’ for immigrants that would include an ideological test” “‘In the cold war we had an ideological screening test … The time is overdue for a … Continue reading

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First Read of a Literary Blockbuster

  The worst years of the Great Depression were 1932 and 1933. In 1932, the Gross National Product fell a record 13.4%  and unemployment rose to 23.6%. FDR was elected in 1932, and took office in March 1933. He worked … Continue reading

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From SteamPunk to Trumpunk’d Americans… a libertarian/GOP social-media battle/alliance

 By ann summers From SteamPunk to Trumpunk’d Americans… a libertarian/GOP social media battle/alliance to come or will Bernie’s youth followers vote their real interests. It’s more than Hillary’s gaffe about the need to redirect coal producing communities but to make sure that the … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – ‘We Make Promises’ – In Memoriam

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. —oooOooo– This is an open thread. There are several hosts, each host being responsible for picking a “theme of the day” and starting the discussion. … Continue reading

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