Just like a cat arches its back to make itself look larger as it hisses a warning at an enemy, the steadily decreasing number of Trump's remaining supporters seem to be doing the same in their anti-social interactions.
Removing historical teachings of slavery, racism, oppression and genocide from education is clearly an effort to erase awareness of a past where these atrocities were considered normal.
The Holocaust is an undeniable part of human history. Failing to learn from history is one thing, but then there is denying it has happened. Looking at this squarely one sees the corollary: trying to get history to repeat itself.
Meet the true "welfare queens" who have not been well publicized and who cost us massive sums as tax payers to pay for their subsidies and are a testament to the effectiveness of lobbyist actions on their behalf.
Fiona Hill testified at the first impeachment hearing of the former President. Her opening statement was stunning, blowing up the fiction that Trump and Russia were pushing that the Ukraine had somehow interfered with the 2016 election.
Joe Manchin is now infamously quoted as saying he "Does not want to see us becoming an 'Entitlement Society.'" Too late Joe, we're already there and have been for many decades.
Molnupiravir, another pharmaceutical mouthful, sounded like a nice breakthrough and very needed. Good news for a change. But it turns out to exceptionally good news for the executives and shareholders at Merck—from a profit standpoint.
We have lawmakers and office holders who technically do not qualify for their posts: they violated their oaths of office. This is the law of the land, Section 3 of the 14th Amendment of the Constitution.
To quote Dennis Miller, "I don't want to go off on a rant here." No, really, I don't. I could go on for a long time on the negative factors of Facebook and the damage this company has done. Truly, they have a lot to answer for. But there is more to this.
The return on investment from the Pentagon budget is death. Investing in people sounds like a much better deal. Unless of course some military, pharma, insurance or oil lobbyist is paying your freight.
The fear of a "fifth column" within the United States after Pearl Harbor led to the internment of Japanese Americans, another dark racist stain on our modern history. This same fear was again used by the House Un-American Activities Committee in the McCarthy era, when fear of Communism was the order of the day.
We've heard endless streams of data about the $3.5 trillion "human infrastructure" bill and what is in it. To cut to the chase, it is all about investment in things that have to do with us, people.