The United States cannot be a moral or ethical country until it faces up to the realities of U.S. empire and the destruction it causes around the world.
Trump's racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.
“Trump administration’s foolish and self-defeating decision to abdicate the United States’ global influence — something that has taken more than 70 years to build.”
Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic congresswoman from Hawaii, is courageous and tells it like it is.
However very similar yet very different, two warring demagogues threaten law, order, civility, trust and the good will still clinging to the American experiment.
Will this then be the death of democracy in this country?
Chelsea Manning confirmed on Sunday that she is challenging Senator Cardin’s re-election effort in the Democratic primary this June.
"This handout to Big Oil executives puts short-term corporate profits ahead of the long-term health and livelihood of America’s coastal families and ignores the growing threat posed by climate change."
As of right now, Manning has declined to make a statement about her filing but she might speak out within the next few days.
If we can’t join to terminate this poor rule and go forward together there may not be much left to worry or disagree about.