I am a Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal recipient, so give me that respect. Respect that I know something about military service above and beyond some who haven’t been ordered to risk their lives in a hostile environment. That is all the respect I ask for and that is all anyone with my credentials deserves.
My service has been bought and paid for. Since the introduction of the all-volunteer force, all branches of the U.S. military are mercenary bands. That means that my military service doesn’t entitle me to automatic “patriot” status.
Don’t thank me for my service. The U.S. …
What surprises me is: people are surprised by this?
What else surprises me is: people are still spewing rubbish with the effect of “US democracy can not be defeated so easily.”
What doesn’t surprise me? Law enforcement officers were complicit. U.S. Senators and Representatives were complicit. The President was complicit.
What needs to happen?
What will surprise me: if the incoming administration will rise to the level of aggression needed to counter this gang of Brownshirts.
Divine retribution: I remember attending to evangelical preaching and doctrine, hearing how our Nation was at risk of incurring the wrath of God because of various things tolerated in America. The AIDS epidemic was a clear-cut case, and abortion would be the certain downfall.
But now, today, August 26, 2020, Evangelicals have had their way for four years, and what does God have to say? God has spoken very clearly about your administration, Evangelicals: a plague of coronavirus, economic disaster, a freak windstorm destroys the crops, freak lightning storms set the land ablaze, devastating tropical storms, and now hurricane Laura…