There is a black hole in the budget at the center of our national economy, exerting a constant pull on the nation’s resources to forever feed its insatiable appetite.
There were two military offensives against Iraq: "Desert Storm" (1990) and "Shock and Awe" (2003). Many have forgotten the first which was upstaged by the artifice of the second -- 13 years later. Both were manufactured events.
Democracy may be dead and buried, but the pageantry of it will forever be reanimated posthumously.
LBJ's knotty legacy is entangled with voting rights and Vietnam, but what does it have to do with mega-churches and superstar evangelists?