The federal takeover of education and medicine a half-century ago, known as “the Great Society,” has been a colossal failure if its goal was a better society. It has, however, made a lot of people richer than they were and provided politicians with endless opportunities for benevolent posturing, bribery, and patronage. Maybe that was its real goal all along.
The U.S. Constitution is a dead letter except for some procedural matters. Nobody with high political power knows or cares anything about it—especially Supreme Court justices.
Morally responsible people sacrifice in the present to invest in the future. Irresponsible people impoverish the future to enjoy more of the present. Which describes the United States today?
Americans seem to think that they are citizens of a self-governing democracy. Find out why that is not possible in the current regime.