Trillions for War, but Not a Dime for Recovery
America loves war far more than it loves itself. If you count the Indian Wars (the darkest part of our history), America has been at war somewhere all but 18 years since 1776.
That’s a stunning statistic. If I had been asked (prior to looking it up), I’d have counted our founding war against England, the War of 1812 (another go at the Brits), the Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. Seems I was an optimist. But that’s all just prelude for the point I mean to make.
Biden’s $3.5 trillion shot at a Green New Deal is dead
We can wish and we can hope, and we can cross our fingers and toes, but the margin is too thin in the Senate without Manchin’s (Dem) vote. He objects to the load on the national debt and all Republicans join him because they only like increases when they hold the cards. Fair enough or actually, unfair enough, if you care anything at all about the state of the union.
Let’s talk about that, because it’s as important to Republicans as it is to that party…