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We Pivot: America’s Coming Civil War

Weeks ago, as I was approaching the 14th anniversary of Politics, Re-Spun, I launched WePivot.net. My goal was to move out of what started as a George.W.Caesar anti-imperial website, that morphed into an anti-Harper #SoftFascism website, into a new thing … [Read more]

Writings of J. Todd Ring: Prospects for America: Sanders vs Civil War

(And that is not a threat, of course, but a prediction) An analysis of the present state of future prospects of the nation ~ An open letter in response to Daily Kos, and to anyone concerned with either justice, or peace The article I recently wrote and… . . . → Read More: Writings of J. Todd Ring: Prospects for America: Sanders vs Civil War

Writings of J. Todd Ring: Prognosis: Sanders or Civil War

I will make a prognosis for the United States. Considering the deep internal divisions in the nation, which are only growing deeper and more inflamed by the day, I see only two alternatives for America, and they are: Bernie Sanders, or civil war. Neith… . . . → Read More: Writings of J. Todd Ring: Prognosis: Sanders or Civil War

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics: Joe Anglin fires opening shot in Wildrose Civil War

TweetCiting a “civil war” within the Wildrose Party, MLA Joe Anglin has decided to leave the Official Opposition caucus to sit as an Independent MLA. Mr. Anglin said in a Facebook message posted this morning that he did so in advance of today’s caucus meeting, where leader Danielle Smith was expected to introduce a motion . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: Joe Anglin fires opening shot in Wildrose Civil War

The Disaffected Lib: Has America Outstayed Its Welcome in Afghanistan Also?

Washington, and especially the Pentagon,  had big plans for a permanent military presence in Iraq until the Iraqis said “no.”  Then they packed up their tanks and left.

Now a similar scenario may be unfolding in Afghanistan.   With the American and Afghan government at loggerheads, next year could see a total pullout of U.S. . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Has America Outstayed Its Welcome in Afghanistan Also?

LeDaro: A missile attack on Syria will further perpetuate the civil war

According to Clare Short, Former Secretary of State for International Development, it will be a blunder to carry out a missile attack on Syria. In a column in The Huffington Post she writes:

“It is notable that the Finnish Institute for Verification of the Chemical Weapons Convention said after the Damascus attack, that it . . . → Read More: LeDaro: A missile attack on Syria will further perpetuate the civil war

The Disaffected Lib: What an Exodus Looks Like, Or Does It?

This image, published in the Sydney Morning Herald, is said to show an exodus of Syrian Kurds, escaping the brutal civil war to take refuge in the autonomous Kurdish territory in Iraq.

Is it real?  I’m not sure.  There’s one fellow with a small travel bag but none of the others seem to be carrying . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: What an Exodus Looks Like, Or Does It?

RedBedHead: Massacre in Egypt: Is Revolution Worth The Price?

As I sat down to write this post the news of a tragic massacre of at least 32 Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated protestors, and the injury of 300 more was plastered all over the internet. That much is clear, the rest is yet to be disentangled (if ever) from two completely opposing stories by the Egyptian military . . . → Read More: RedBedHead: Massacre in Egypt: Is Revolution Worth The Price?

RedBedHead: Massacre in Egypt: Is Revolution Worth The Price?

As I sat down to write this post the news of a tragic massacre of at least 32 Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated protestors, and the injury of 300 more was plastered all over the internet. That much is clear, the rest is yet to be disentangled (if ever) fro… . . . → Read More: RedBedHead: Massacre in Egypt: Is Revolution Worth The Price?

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Memories of Antietam

child of the corn, a photo by imagecarnival on Flickr. Little Jehoshaphat was born in 1832 to a family of carnival performers and technicians that roamed the Americas. From Georgia up to New England, as far west as the Mississippi … Continue reading →

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