John Whitehead, “Now we find ourselves once again caught up in the spectacle of another presidential election, and once again the majority of Americans are acting as if this election will make a difference and bring about change—as if the new boss will be different from the old boss.” Striker: I’m not comfortable with everything he says in this article, but most of it is “right-on”
Many people are willing to cede control of their lives or some portion of their lives to a psychopath for various reasons, often as the result of some personal sense of inadequacy, a need for recognition, a need to correct a perceived wrong, or to follow an enticing ideology. All wars are, or become, a dispute over psychopathic control by one or both of the opposing sides
Those who raise legitimate questions or identify potential wrongdoing are presumed racist or mentally unbalanced misfits, in a situation where the truth is casually sacrificed by Democrats and Republicans alike in order to preserve a corrupt political status quo, as Obama drives the country off the cliff.
Almost any war in the history of the United States is eligible for revisionist history. I have said before that what we need is a multi-volume study of America’s wars. Each volume would examine one war. It would answer three questions:
1. How did the United States get into the war?
2. How was the war paid for?
3. What were the social and economic results of the war?
There is no evident compelling reason for Mr. Warsame to be given a civil trial.