A “rogue state” is defined as “a nation or state regarded as breaking international law and posing a threat to the security of other nations.”
Peace with Justice
There were two military offensives against Iraq: “Desert Storm” (1990) and “Shock and Awe” (2003). Many have forgotten the first which was upstaged by the artifice of the second — 13 years later. Both were manufactured events.
Why do politicians and the elite peddle “sticker shock” at social programs – like a New Deal – yet not the same “sticker shock” at our bloated military costs?
U.S. policy towards Venezuela is deception and hypocrisy.
As we know, the Christian Right has a conservative bias when it comes to politics. That bias does not often line up with the words of Jesus Christ.
Because we #Insist on a better world, we cannot be complacent.
Honor the man but not what policies he represented.
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