Why can't we have nice things? The article above references Trump's 2018 Budget proposal,
"Although details are skimpy, Trump’s $1.15 trillion budget proposal, released March 16, would make national security the top priority."
National Security as the top priority? Imagine that... In a country that spends more on national
defense than any other country in the world.
We live in a country where our leaders are using the media to fuel people's fears, driving the country toward nationalism, populism, racism, and isolationism. So in order to do this, they remove the very underpinnings of what has made our country a world leader in the past...science. Instead of leading the industrialized world, we're taking steps toward the dark ages. We'll decrease funding to public schools, cut science programs, and keep the American people in the dark. Why? So they can make us more afraid. An uneducated person is easier to contro…