There Will Be No Victory in Dishonor
THIS is why Trump’s idiotic “America First” policy will ultimately leave us all poorer in terms of trade AND security. For over 70 years our investment in foreign relations and a professional military has paid dividends that have made the world collectively richer and safer—most especially the USA.
This is so frustrating. I remember being really excited when measles was declared eliminated from the U.S.—one more win for us humans over a devastating virus (one of my uncles is deaf in one ear because of measles). If people could just agree to stop being willfully stupid, we could do amazing things ALL the time, instead of in pockets and bursts 😒
“Nielsen wasn't cruel enough to suit this administration*, which, in a tragic misallocation of resources, cages children and not Stephen Miller.”
This is just infuriating and completely expected.
Henceforth, all displays of right-wing fake outrage shall be referred to as “trinketing”.
I’m one more climate-change-denial away from throwing away my Liberal Bleeding Heart and resolving to let the South disappear into the sea. By the time they finally admit that they’re going under, it’ll be way too late to mitigate the situation—and blue states will, once again, have to foot the bill to rescue red states from their own self-inflected misery.
Scientists estimate—at their legal peril, in North Carolina—that the problems will keep getting worse. A report conducted by the Union of Concerned Scientists last year found that as many as 20 communities in North Carolina could be completely lost to sea-level rise in the next 15 years.