The Brokenness of Hillary Clinton’s Strategy: vibrant against Trump domestically, dangerous abroad

       1.  Is War against Russia/Putin and his rightist aficianados  anti-racist?     In her campaign, Hillary Clinton is not directly discussing foreign policy, beyond being “tough” and “responsible,” with the American  people.  But the theme of Putin/Russian dangerousness is now begin constantly used to deflect attention from criticisms and  attack Trump.  In addition, her …

My Daily Beast article on “Wild West, Wild East” was the most read cultural article Sunday in the US according to Real Clear Books

     My Daily Beast article on Karl May and Hitler’s “Frontier”: Wild West, Wild East – he liked to refer to “Ukrainian redskins” – was apparently the most looked at article on books in American media on Sunday – as listed in RealClearBooks.com..  The article itself  reflects some 5 years of work (other scholars …

The Daily Beast: The Cowboy Novels that Inspired Hitler

TERRIBLE LEGACY The Cowboy Novels that Inspired Hitler The adventure stories of Karl May set in the American Southwest have charmed millions of Germans, but especially Hitler, who patterned Nazi policies on their plots. ALAN GILBERT 08.20.16 10:01 PM ET The aura of Indian names—Massachusetts, Monangahela, Arapahoe County, Mississippi, Minnesota—hangs over America, even after the …

The Daily Beast: The Cowboy Novels that Inspired Hitler

TERRIBLE LEGACY The Cowboy Novels that Inspired Hitler The adventure stories of Karl May set in the American Southwest have charmed millions of Germans, but especially Hitler,who patterned Nazi policies on their plots.  ALAN GILBERT 08.20.16 10:01 PM ET The aura of Indian names—Massachusetts, Monangahela, Arapahoe County, Mississippi, Minnesota—hangs over America, even after the indigenous people are often gone.A Founding …

The Daily Beast: The Cowboy Novels that Inspired Hitler

TERRIBLE LEGACY The Cowboy Novels that Inspired Hitler The adventure stories of Karl May set in the American Southwest have charmed millions of Germans, but especially Hitler,who patterned Nazi policies on their plots.  ALAN GILBERT 08.20.16 10:01 PM ET The aura of Indian names—Massachusetts, Monangahela, Arapahoe County, Mississippi, Minnesota—hangs overAmerica, even after the indigenous people are often gone.A Founding Amnesia …

The Daily Beast: The Cowboy Novels that Inspired Hitler

TERRIBLE LEGACY The Cowboy Novels that Inspired Hitler The adventure stories of Karl May set in the American Southwest have charmed millions of Germans, but especially Hitler,who patterned Nazi policies on their plots.  ALAN GILBERT 08.20.16 10:01 PM ET The aura of Indian names—Massachusetts, Monangahela, Arapahoe County, Mississippi, Minnesota—hangs overAmerica, even after the indigenous people are often gone.A Founding Amnesia …

The Daily Beast: The Cowboy Novels that Inspired Hitler

TERRIBLE LEGACY The Cowboy Novels that Inspired Hitler The adventure stories of Karl May set in the American Southwest have charmed millions of Germans, but especially Hitler,who patterned Nazi policies on their plots.  ALAN GILBERT 08.20.16 10:01 PM ET The aura of Indian names—Massachusetts, Monangahela, Arapahoe County, Mississippi, Minnesota—hangs overAmerica, even after the indigenous people are often gone.A Founding Amnesia …

The Daily Beast: The Cowboy Novels that Inspired Hitler

TERRIBLE LEGACY The Cowboy Novels that Inspired Hitler The adventure stories of Karl May set in the American Southwest have charmed millions of Germans, but especially Hitler,who patterned Nazi policies on their plots.  ALAN GILBERT 08.20.16 10:01 PM ET The aura of Indian names—Massachusetts, Monangahela, Arapahoe County, Mississippi, Minnesota—hangs overAmerica, even after the indigenous people are often gone.A Founding Amnesia …

War

                                1.  In crowded Paris cyclists sweep I and my wife and four year old sweep the final lap Tour lifted like birds Lance Armstrong Texas relaxed doper cancer de France coated with ads survivor victor       2   Copacabana many’s the robbery people poor sensual coup suppressed who would …