Middle East experts who opposed America’s post-9/11 wars were ridiculed as anti-American extremists. In reality, it was the pro-war right that was making us less safe.
One thing for sure; it’s high time that the vast majority of Americans wake up and wake up fast or they will soon find themselves living in an American nightmare.
Why is it so hard for people with wealth and power to admit all this?
The election should be about the economy - but the economy of average Americans, not of establishment wealth. The election should be about these beaten-down groups of Americans.
The U.S. diplomatic presence in the eastern reaches of the Middle East is in question as the security for such embassies and consulates is the host countries' responsibility. But when the state has failed, we must ask: Is U.S. diplomacy even possible in much of the region?
Could a national dividend help fix the economy? Paul Buchheit shares several powerful reasons why this should happen, but it all depends on if Congress is willing to fight for the American people.