Why the Left Should Support Donald Trump


By Reese Erlich East Bay Monthly, May 2016   I know, I know, you’re thinking Erlich has gone crazy. But just hear me out. The U.S. political party system is in crisis. The Republican Party is fracturing into several parts. The Democratic primary has finally produced a real choice, but the establishment candidate will win. … Continue reading

Want to Find Terrorists? Check Out Your Church


TruthDig, March 20, 2015    By Reese Erlich         When are liberals going to see the connection between terrorism and religion? Many of the world’s terrorists carry out their slaughter of civilians in the name of one religion in particular. Yet liberals keep using euphemisms such as “extremism” to describe what is actually religious terrorism. That … Continue reading

From Surrender Monkey to Oldest Ally


Published on Sunday, September 1, 2013 by Common Dreams [updated version]  by Reese Erlich France is our new hero. Just over 10 years ago that beleaguered country of fine wine and soft cheese was vilified for not supporting the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Now Secretary of State John Kerry praises France as “our oldest ally.”¹ … Continue reading

The Difference between a terrorist and a man who flies into a building


  The Difference Between a Terrorist  and Someone Who Flies a Plane Into a Building http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_difference_between_a_terrorist_and_someone_who_flies_a_plane_into_a_bui/ Posted on Mar 12, 2010 By Reese Erlich There seems to be some confusion about who are the real terrorists these days. Allow me to shed some light on the issue. John Patrick Bedell was angry at the totalitarian federal government … Continue reading

Good Dictators and Bad Dictators


Published on Thursday, September 1, 2011 by CommonDreams.org Perhaps you are confused by U.S. policy towards Middle East dictators. The U.S. supports some, denounces others and launches missiles to overthrow another. Having reported from the region for over 25 years, I can explain what might otherwise seem to be an inconsistent U.S. policy.Qaddafi was bad before … Continue reading