Let’s go back to 2002 and look at what one highly credentialed person was saying as our country was preparing to wage war against Iraq. We do so because some high officials of the U.S. government seem determined to launch another conflict, this time with Iran.
In terms of language, culture, ethnicity, history, geography, America has no more natural ally across the sea than Great Britain. The unfortunate circumstances of Sir Kim’s departure do not cancel out that American interest.
A group of billionaires recently signed a letter asking for more taxes on themselves. Signed by 19 of America’s most wealthy, the letter actually asked the government to hit them harder.
“Make America great again” has become a rallying cry. But do we as a people really know what makes greatness?
Completed in 1925, the “Peace Cross” in Bladensburg, Maryland, commemorates the 49 men from their area who had paid the ultimate price during World War I.
Among reelection strategies employed by leaders of nations, none can top winning a war. A victory over some enemy, even a hapless nobody, gains real support. If a winnable conflict can’t be arranged, successfully pressuring a real or imagined enemy to resign is next in line.