Author Archives: Christopher Kiernan Coleman

About Christopher Kiernan Coleman

I am a freelance author, historian and observor of events past, present and future. I received my bachelors degree at St. Anselm College and pursued my graduate work at the University of Chicago. I currently has six books in print, including one about Abraham Lincoln. My latest book in print is Ambrose Bierce and the Period of Honorable Strife, published by University of Tennessee Press. I have also published numerous articles in the popular press as well as scholarly journals. I have additional book projects in progress, including one which looks at the origins of mechanized warfare and the roots of modern Islamic fundamentalist politics, as well as several projects dealing with Dark Age and Arthurian history and archaeology.


The following is a guest column by Australian academic Simon Springer, a geographer/anarchist. The title of the essay leaves little doubt about his attitude towards the pseudo-progressive ideology that currently infects the Democratic Party and which, under different disguises, is … Continue reading

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Is CBS in Trouble For Savaging Star Trek AXANAR? If So MOONVES Is To BLAME

“I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened.” General Obi-Wan Kenobi, (Ret.) For many devoted fans of Star Trek (not … Continue reading

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Ambrose Bierce on Immigration

  “Think what a better world it would be if we all-the whole world-had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down with our blankies for a nap. Or if all governments had as a basic … Continue reading

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A good prosecutor can indict a ham sandwich” –Saul Wachler       By now the dust has settled from FBI Director’s half-hearted whitewash of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server instead of following established … Continue reading

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How Comey Conned the Cons

“A good prosecutor can indict a ham sandwich” Sol Wachtler Imagine you are James Comey and you are told by your superiors (in this case the Attorney General Loretta Lynch) in no uncertain terms that you are not to recommend … Continue reading

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Brexit: Why Brits Made the Right Choice

As the Corporate (actually Corporatist) Media goes into Chicken Little mode after smugly assuming for weeks that the citizens of the sovereign state of the United Kingdom would “do the right thing” and reject separation from the European Union, I … Continue reading

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Do I have to choose? — Prog Chik

I’ve never voted Green Party, and I was never on the Jill Stein, Howard Dean, or Ralph Nader bandwagon. Why not? I agree with the Green Party’s viewpoints, but perhaps I was still too naive in my 20s or plain … Continue reading

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