I Ache for my Country – The Weekend Shock Letter for July 4th, 2020

July 4th is a bad time for me to find myself writing, because I think of the good things that once were and are no longer. And, most of you don’t want to read or listen to that. You really just want to celebrate, and I get that. So, I apologize for raining on any parade that you had planned. But, I just can’t help the ache that I feel, for what was lost.

There was good in us. There was bad, too, but we could still celebrate the good. It was certainly easier to find.

Not anymore.

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Another Hook in the Jaw

Researching yesterday’s article was a moment of a revelation for me. I had not realized that Prince Bandar bin Sultan’s trip to Moscow had been 22 days BEFORE the poison gas incident in Syria. I had assumed that he had traveled to Russia AFTER the incident – seeking support for the US-led strike on Damascus. But, that wasn’t the case at all. No, Prince Bandar went to threaten Russia and follow up that threat with a demonstration of Saudi power. And, that demonstration of power wasn’t the poison gas incident. No, it was something far, far more ominous to the … Click here to read the rest…

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