One grift builds on the next. American society is saturated with this stuff. So much so that when the grand grifters come along, we are hard pressed to see the fraud within.
The forces are lining up that seek to turn the US into a Manichaean theocracy.
In the US, there has been little serious talk about the consequences of a failure to assign accountability at the highest levels for those conspirators inside the government, aided by co-conspirators on the outside.
The US needs a government that is technologically capable enough to protect its people and smart enough to get the money to those who need it most.
With Russia reduced to insignificance and the Middle East written off the agenda, China now plays the role of America’s fright-inducing enemy.
The US dodged the bullet of a military coup, but it is still dealing with a military that has way too much money and way too much power.
If its original objective was to maintain stability, then why did Washington abandon the progress made in Afghanistan?
Tech companies need to take responsibility for the spread of violent extremist content and the rising rates of online radicalization.