They are the shepherds that protect us from the Muscovite wolves. They can use the money to build stronger fences around us.
Not everyone in Britain wants to say good riddance, but many have looked to this day for a long time.
Let me add my comments to the many articles already online that analyze Trump’s decision to murder General Soleimani in …
The disordered society is full of loyal patriots. ~ Lao Tzu If your goals are legitimate, you do not need …
Now we read ‘the system worked.’ Yeah, ‘the system worked’ means DOJ f*cks with the president, and invariably gets away with it. Thank you, Robert Mueller, for the reminder.
What do you see in place of something real? “He loved life, and he wanted to experience all of it.”
The U. S. renounced its leadership of NATO seventeen years ago. After Trump’s extraordinary, two-year tirade against the alliance and its members, Macron wonders why we hang around.
Yet the big lie of 9/11, and the war in Iraq that followed, have a more immediate bearing: one not directly connected to generational conflicts, or left-right conflicts as we currently prosecute them. Big lies propagated to justify futile wars bring alienation – resentments far more unbridgeable, and grievances far more irreconcilable. Ultimately, these public deceptions will bring our republic to the ground.
You will not find Trump’s decoder ring, nor will you find evidence of a deep, traitorous plot. You can only look back with this president, not ahead. The view out the rear window may not be pleasant, but neither is it inconsistent. Trump likes and admires Putin.
Strong powers, secure in their leadership, do not have to fight wars. Rising powers pick their fights and win. Declining powers pick their fights, too, but victory escapes them.
The same contagion affects North Africa and the Middle East now. Journalists looked at the spreading fire seven years ago, and optimistically called it the Arab Spring. You don’t hear that term, or any other hopeful description now.
That’s what America First means now. It means America Last. We not only relinquish our leadership, we now aspire to descend into our own shithole of ignominy, incivility, thoughtlessness, and weakness. Thank you, Donald Trump, for your service. You say you want to make America great again. Just like you are.