How is this allowable in the richest, most affluent nation in the history of the world?
The United States spends more on our defense budget than the next five countries combined, but but we cannot insure that kids in our country go to bed with a full stomach. We should all be as angry as we are ashamed.
Am I the only one who feels we have our national priorities wrong?
We might be able to defend our borders and increase our military footprint around the globe, but it is obvious we cannot defend any claim to being moral, or to being just. Such claims are just as spurious as calling ourselves Christian.
There’s a big difference between being powerful and being good. It’s much like the difference between patriotism and faithfulness