Edward Snowden exiled in Moscow, Julian Assange jailed in London, and Chelsea Manning jailed in Virginia remind all of us every day what happens to people who reveal classified information.
The United States did not cease to be a liberal democracy with the rise of Trump, and Trump’s dismissal would not save our country now.
I could build a memoir around those seven recollections. Will I do so? Place your bets at Conversations with Dio.
“Fake news is a hoax.” Think about that one for a while. Before long you’ll ask, “Is a hoax a …
So we need not become discouraged. If you tire of current politics, a new sun will rise. Wait for it. Watch for it. When it arrives, rejoice with others that we may have a rebirth of freedom. Meantime, keep track of fellow optimists across the land.
The United States entered its fiscal decline several decades ago, most notably when it could not fund expenses for the Vietnam war from current revenues. It has never caught up.
If Democrats cannot convince people to remove Trump from office, the proceedings will have been a colossal waste of energy, at a time when the party cannot afford to make errors, or waste any of its paltry assets.
New England can do the same. We were born to imperial resistance.
Why do these standards of judgment not apply to groups who level accusations against other adults online?
More insidiously, since you live among particular cultures during your lifetime, you do not choose who influences you. They choose you.