It falls to Democrats to rebuild the country’s moral infrastructure. This entails reminding all Americans of the core values we still share and hold dear.
Donald Trump brought great shame upon this country when he ordered U.S. troops to depart northern Syria, betraying the Kurdish militia, our strongest ally in the war against ISIS in Syria.
Trump’s Ukraine demand in itself is a violation of both campaign finance law and the Constitution that he and his enablers are sworn to protect and defend.
What we accept as “truth” very much depends as to what peer groups shape our thinking and causes one not to question what is said by others. So how does one construct one’s beliefs based upon truth rather than misinformation and counterfactuals?
It comes down to this. Criticism of political views and policies is one thing. Playing the race card is something else altogether.
It’s long past time to hold to account the president (and his enablers) on the rhetoric that empowers acts of violence. Such words create a climate that fosters just this kind of evil.
“Plurality of views” means including all voices in the political debate: men-women, young-old, rich-poor, minorities and indigenous peoples. The ability to listen and understand is sometimes more important than our ability to speak.
The high rate of “conscientious exemptions” in Kendall County represents a ticking time-bomb for outbreaks such as measles.
The thing you seem unable or unwilling to acknowledge is that the separations, the misery, the suffering – none of it is accidental.
That new normal is autocracy masked as nationalism… President Trump has aligned himself by purpose or by nature to autocratic dictators around the world.