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What a 21st century civil war would look like

Originally posted on Phil Ebersole's Blog:
Patriot Prayer rally. Source: US Defense Watch. I think there is a real possibility of civil war in the United States—not all-out war as in 1861-1865, but an intermittent, continuing conflict like The…

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‘Going easy on these people will not work’

Originally posted on Phil Ebersole's Blog:
Mike Lofgren, an anti-Trump former Republican insider, said in an interview for Salon that pro-Trump zealots need to be crushed, banished and ostracized. It is necessary to see the historical analogies that tell…

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Our threatened democracy: Links 12/8/2021

Originally posted on Phil Ebersole's Blog:
Will You Storm the Capitol if the 2024 Election Is Stolen? by Thom Hartmann for The Hartmann Report.  How Would the Left Treat an Illegitimate Election? by Thomas Neuburger for God’s Spies. The…

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Will the Russian War in Ukraine reset World diplomacy?

Originally posted on But what does Richard Kemp think?:
President Zelensky has now established the ‘gold standard’ for political leadership of this generation. Compare him a former comedian turned statesman with the half basked comedian who is our Prime Minister…

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CoViD-19 Curation

For decades, globalisation has been narrowing the scope of national sovereignty. CoViD-19 threatens to become one of the most difficult tests faced by humanity in modern history. Perhaps there shall be not so many deaths as at the time of … Continue reading

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Who can tackle Donald Trump

A lot of American voters in the U.S.A. may consider themselves Christian, though might not be willing to show their brotherly love by not wanting to stand up for the poor and the sick and to be willing to collectively … Continue reading

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American social perception, classes and fear mongering

Some may find it not right to see the the vote for Trump as a reflection of the deepening racism and chauvinism within the working-class and consider the reality to be quite the opposite. I (or perhaps “We”) in Europe … Continue reading

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A busy 2017 #3 Fake, gossip and real news

In the year that it was 20 years ago princes Diana died, prince Harry brought the news of going to marry Meghan Markle. The gossip magazines and scandal-papers had a mouthful to tackle in 2017. Donald Trump was the number … Continue reading

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At the closing hours of 2016 #2 Low but also highlights

Wanting to write on what happened in 2016 I noticed I have forgotten to publish some articles I wrote this year. The time went credibly fast when our thoughts had to go to so many people in trouble, having to … Continue reading

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Walls,colours, multiculturalism, money to flow, Carson, Trump and consorts

At the end of September speaking to a small group of black leaders and activists neurosurgeon Ben Carson said he generally shies away from focusing on race but found that black voters should step beyond their allegiance to the Democratic Party … Continue reading

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