“On April 25th, Obama personally asked the leaders of Germany, France, UK, and Italy, to contribute to the increased NATO troops and weapons near Russia’s Baltic borders.”
“You can do what others want. Or you can live your own life. For most of us, our fear will decide.”
How the mighty do fall, and how the fake mighty fall, often amidst high comedy -- with a whimper, not a bang. A little fun skewering the Donald. The good news is he won't appreciate the joke.
The longer it takes to muster a full response to defeat this coup, the more damage – to our rights, freedoms, economic security, opportunities, democratic governance, the global economy and the environment – will have been inflicted, making the struggle to restore them vastly more difficult.
Very soon now, the overwhelming evidence is that Homo sapiens will join other species that only exist as part of the fossil record.
“In America, the twenty years since 2000 have seen the end game of the Reagan Revolution, begun in 1980.”
“Russia is not expanding to NATO’s borders; NATO is expanding to Russia’s borders. The baldness of the Western lie to the contrary is an insult to Westerners’ intelligence.”
“The Indonesian elite ensures that West Papua is relatively isolated from media scrutiny, access to international agencies and diplomats (even though many western states are well known to oppose any indigenous struggle for self-determination, given it would only raise questions about their own subjugated indigenous populations).”
“There exists overwhelming empirical evidence that the increase inequality of wealth produces, in itself, a happier and more peaceful society.”
It may take a few talks to encourage them, but every conversation is a step in the right direction toward vaccination and the world returning to normal.