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2019 Hackwriters Archive Samples

James Skinner

They have called the VOX politicians, including their leader Sr. Santiago Abascal every name under the sun... but they are scared stiff that a new wave of right wing politics may upset the general haven of a so called socialist welfare state that has grown over the past 40 years.
The Wall - A Surrealist Perspective
James Campion

Trump's Wall is neither a thing nor it is not a thing. It is all things to all people: an edifice, an abomination, a salvation and a joke. It lives in imagination and litigation, as well as legislative combativeness, all of it devoid of recognizable definition.

FEBRUARY: You Can’t Get Here From There
Sam North

Political chaos both here and in the USA.  All of it is self-inflicted ...
The Dishonest Artist
Guest Columnist – Sean Barna

I am 33 years-old. The negativity and anxiety I invited into my life by staying silent about my sexuality has been unbearable for a while ...
MARCH: Trump vs Kim II
James Campion
This Time It’s More Stupid & Just as Meaningless -

The Electric State by Simon Stalenhag
Simon & Schuster UK 2018
ISBN: 978-1-4711-7608-1
Sam Hawksmoor review

Eeirie, disturbing, brilliant graphic novel
APRIL: On the subject of pain
Sam Hawksmoor

For the last year I have been struggling to write a novel about pain.  The choice of subject was influenced by a sustained attack of fibromyalgia ...
Nerve damage and the history of light in November
Abigail George

I reach out for the stillness of the sea hanging in the sitting room. I’m slowly going mad again.
MAY: 15 Skittles
Sydney Moreano - living with diabetes

A medical timeout in volleyball is just three minutes. And unless a player’s injury is painstakingly obvious like a broken ankle, most referees do a lengthy interrogation to find out if the timeout is medically necessary.
Cassidy Sommer

She could hear the scrapes of shoes as they walked up to her bed. She could smell the dirty, electric air wash over her cool fragile body.
JUNE: Bob Mueller's Primer in Passive Aggressive Truth-Telling
James Campion

Mueller sees Trump as a thin-skinned loon with a Twitter account
Girl with Cat (Blue) by Sam Hawksmoor
Allen Cook review
Exciting epic fantasy novel ... It packs a punch that is hard to deflect.
JULY: JULY 20, 1969
The Apollo 11 Moon Landing at 50

From a six year-old’s perspective, this whole concept is kind of out there. So much so, I stand for an inordinate amount of time in front of our front stoop looking up into the illuminated night sky the evening of July 19
Mad and starving I watch the starry dynamo in the machinery of Night
What is revealed in my hormone soaked body that seems to constantly yearn, always yearning for something, sometimes uncontrollably
AUGUST: Hatred On Parade
James Campion
The Rise of White Nationalism & the Ongoing Threat of Domestic Terrorism 8.16.19
It has been clear from day-one that Donald Trump is working on some level of racial paranoia
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Written & Directed by
Quentin Tarantino
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Dakota Fanning
Nostalgic and affectionate focus on the lives of actors in 1969

Chapter One: Warning Signals

‘Those who stay in this city will die by the sword, famine and pestilence, but they who go out beyond to places of safety will survive. Our cities will be overwhelmed by darkness.’
Prophet Arnold: Church of Final Redemption 29:1-5
A Constitutional Crisis
Let's Go Proroguing

OCTOBER: Enlightenment 101
Shana Ting Lipton
At the end of the day, when that henna tattoo has faded, you are all that remains
Killing Commendatore
by Haruki Murakami
Self-Doubt and Obesssion rules.
NOVEMBER: Another Fine Mess in Spain
James Skinner
Election analysis

Pedro Sanchez has no clear path to rule

Gordon Sondland - The Human Carpet Bomb
James Campion

Trump Supporter & EU Ambassador Buries Everyone in Key Impeachment Testimony - Sondland evoked the infamous “Three Amigos”, who were running a counter shadow diplomacy (shakedown) with the Ukraine president
DECEMBER: Not All Republicans Are For Trump
James Campion + Readers Responses
Mass Exodus of GOP in Congress Tell a Different Tale
- I proffer that these representatives simply can no longer bear Donald Trump or where the country is going – fiscally, morally or otherwise
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