Do you see trouble up ahead? Perhaps you should. The USA is all lined up for either a takeover or a makeover of government, call it what you will. Up for grabs: The Presidency of the United States of America.
Just opened an email from VoteVets.org asking me to demand that the CIA release documents on Russia’s meddling in USA elections. Here is my reaction: In all likelihood there is nothing for the CIA to release!
“Do you owe anything to your country, or should you be able to opt out of a proscribed service requirement?”
A friend posed the above question to me: As I thought about it, I almost wanted to become a Libertarian! (And that is not something I want to consider, not something I wish to be.)
But this got me thinking. It got me thinking about, “Who or what exactly is my country?” And “To whom do I owe a debt?”
In view of the ongoing protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), the companies are revving up their own version. They are claiming to set the record straight, and on the one hand, they may correct some mistaken notions. In my opinion, however, they also are spreading their own false narrative about the pipeline as they go about trying to set the record straight. So here is my take on their five so-called “facts.”
“Facts" that I maintain are false or misleading in themselves.