Regardless of one’s political persuasion, this has to make sense. Bernie Sanders is right on this one.
The United States definitely has a critical role to play in the Middle East, but it is past time for Saudi Arabia and other pro-democracy countries in that region to start demonstrating their leadership (and their commitment) in the war against ISIS.
I am not sure about democratic socialism. The sound of that is enough to cause me pause. History has taught us that socialism is a term and political system we all must fear.
But, I have no problem agreeing with both Dr. King and the Honorable Mr. Sanders. They are absolutely correct in calling for a better distribution of wealth for all of God’s children.
Income inequality in our country continues to grow, and the ever-widening chasm between the obscenely rich and the desperately poor is the most dangerous divide our nation faces. This is a clear and present danger that is actually far more frightening than the term socialism.
It’s not about politics. It’s about basic morality. It’s about treating others as we would want to be treated. It’s about the “Haves” turning their backs on the “have-nots.” It’s about right and wrong.