Clancy Sigal

Clancy Sigal, is a screenwriter and novelist in Los Angeles. Chicago-born, he has worked precincts for Democratic candidates since his teens. He emigrated to the UK during what David Caute calls the 'Great Fear' and returned to America after the 1984 miners' strike. He is a reformed Fleet Street journalist

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Saturday, October 04, 2014
Kill Them All - Surely The Lord Knows Which Are His!*
* Said by a 13 th century Catholic crusader when asked how to distinguish heretic Cathars from faithful Catholics in southern France, “Caedite eos! Novit enim Dominus qui sunt eius ". (News Break: The White House’s previous announced policy of preventing civilian casualties in bombing raids will...
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Saturday, December 31, 2011
My Bad Angel: Vengeance vs Forgiveness, This Eternal Struggle
Forgive your enemies, but first get even. – James Cagney, in Blood on the Sun Around Christmas and Chanukah, to mark a new year, although agnostic, I am sometimes attacked by a sappy urge to forgive my living enemies, while adding up those people who have favored me with friendship. But there's a snag. The bad angel of revenge often beats my good angel of forgiveness.
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Saturday, November 12, 2011
Blair Mountain, West Virginia and Labor's Living History
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Sunday, September 18, 2011
Divided We Fall
Digging into the rubble of bombed-out Frankfurt-am-Main after the second world war , I stumbled on two human skeletons who were among the last living survivors of the Hitler regime's anti-Nazi political parties.
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Monday, September 05, 2011
Labor Day and the Spirit of Joe Hill
l eat, bye and bye, In that glorious land above the sky; Work and pray, live on hay, You'll get pie in the sky when you die – "The Preacher and the Slave" , a parody hymn written by rebel singer and labor icon Joe Hill
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