The Price of America’s Quest for an External Enemy
ANGLO AMERICA, 25 May 2020
The US spent so much fighting phantom enemies and creating the myth of good versus evil that it ignored the real threat.
22 May 2020 – I heard her sobs the moment before I saw the butcher knife. It bobbed up and down rhythmically in her hand as she cried, sitting in the driver’s seat of her car. I could not just walk by as if I had not seen anything. I leaned into her open passenger window and stupidly asked her if she was OK.
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