Well-orchestrated hysteria

In U.S. Media, Israel Is Untouchable

By Gideon Levy, Dec 02, 2018 4:01 AM   Marc Lamont Hill is an American writer and lecturer in communications at Temple University in Philadelphia, and also an analyst with CNN. In a…  [more]

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This and that

Dear editor: As I write this, the dust of Tuesday’s election has not yet settled.  Either our nation’s lurch towards full-blown fascism continues unabated, replete with swastikas and flag-waving, cross-burning white supremacy, and out-in-the-open Christianist, anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant bigotry.  Or perhaps…  [more]

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Weaponized Bibles

This guerrilla endorsement (of an unnamed Arkansas progressive) was submitted the evening of October 1st or 2nd, and published this morning, October 8, in the Sentinel Record.  Except for capitalizing “legislature” in the third sentence, they printed it exactly  [more]

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Really?

Dear editor: The year was 1978, it was about 1 a.m. and I was on old Highway 88, taking a shortcut from Highway 70 west to Highway 270 west near Lake Hamilton. I was coming home late from a trip.…  [more]

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Oh doctor! An analogy scorned…

The Trump analogy

Dear editor: Here’s a make-believe but often real nightmare scenario: You have just received the terrible and terrifying news, “You have cancer.” After biopsying your mass, your surgeon wants to refer you to a medical oncologist (a…  [more]

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Circular No. 3591

Dear editor,   Time for another letter of random (or not) non-sequiturs… Like most Americans, you probably think slavery ended with the Civil War.  Fact is, especially here in the South, freed slaves often found themselves subjected to conditions of…  [more]

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Which 9-11?

Dear editor, One final observation, one final broadside against our balmy Benghazi! bellowers…  It is exceedingly curious that they fixate their wrath only upon the 9-11 of 2012, when four white Americans died in the violent anarchy of a civil…  [more]

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