After 4,804 U.S. soldiers died in Iraq and 2,340 U.S. soldiers died in Afghanistan, one million U.S. soldiers wounded in both wars, and a potential cost of up to $6 trillion, the last thing Americans need to see is video of fanatics executing civilians in Iraq.
Monthly Archives: August 2014
Despite the ‘War on Whites’ Tea Party Paranoia, 85 Percent of Congress and 69 Percent of Obama’s Administration Is White
The United States Congress is a Tea Party’s dream; mostly male and mostly white. It’s tough to wage a “war on whites” when the 113th Congress is 85 percent white and President Obama’s cabinet is 69 percent white.
The first African-American president has been painted as opposing the interests of white people, and while Glenn Beck has stated this verbatim, this sentiment has been a cornerstone of Tea Party politics.
The morality of an action is never legitimized by saying a less moral individual would do the same or worse.