valerie wrote: You know things have gotten bad when all people can do is argue about bathrooms.
how often do empires end well, really? They live vampirically by feeding off others until, sooner or later, they begin to feed on themselves, to suck their own blood, to hollow themselves out. Sooner or later, they find themselves, as in our case, economically stressed and militarily extended in wars they can’t afford to win or lose.
For many Americans, it’s no longer “our government” but “the bureaucracy.