The amount of money spent on politics each election cycle is truly staggering. The sad part is, while ordinary Americans are restricted in what they can contribute, rich corporations find ways to skirt the law, or even stealthily break it. That $11 million donation is proof of a corrupt, broken system where elections go to the biggest spender and politicians, therefore, do what they have to do to get the money rolling in.
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When the Soviet Union fell, the world rejoiced and the Cold War ended. Some predicted an “end of history” and smooth sailing from there on out. Reality has been very different, because just as the Cold War was ending, an economic war with China was beginning. In truth, it has not been much of a war; more like a one-sided slaughter. The reason for this is the United States will not wake up, does not even want to acknowledge the war has long since begun and it is losing.
Last week it was Asia, this week it’s back to the Middle East. President Obama seemingly can’t make up his mind which area of the globe he wants to concentrate on, though it’s plain to see he’d certainly rather focus on fixing problems in other nations rather than devote attention and money to fixing America’s problems.
Last week, President Barack Obama addressed the American people to explain his actions and goals with respect to the crisis in Syria. His impending missile strike had already run into resistance with the American public before Russia suggested Assad turn over his chemical weapons to the international community.