After the shameful events of the afternoon of January 6th, 2021, can we reconcile U.S. exceptionalism with the disgraceful invasion of the U.S. Capitol? The short answer is no.
In the aftermath of the attack on the Capitol, incited and planned over platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, many are calling for changes.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is spineless and acts irresponsible for commercial reasons, except for brief moments.
The disturbing picture of millions of mailed-in ballots potentially never being counted, and hundreds of thousands of votes for the Democrats being disenfranchised, is a real possibility.
U.S. democracy has devolved into a kabuki show. No real reform, no matter how pressing, ever gets done.
In 1787, the U.S. popular vote was made merely advisory. The actual choice was left to elites who comprise the Electoral College.
Forget the idea of the U.S. separation of powers. Donald Trump is annexing the entire U.S. justice system.
While Republicans are the handmaiden of a deeply corrupt U.S. President, the Democrats unfortunately are failing to rescue the American Republic.
In sidling up to Putin, Kim, MBS and other autocrats, Donald Trump is taking “his” United States firmly over to the side of the bad guys — A July 4th reflection.