If a nutty psychiatrist and a bumbling teenager are the best justification for the Patriot Act’s rampant abuse of our liberty that anyone can find, the last thing our Congress should be doing is to pass an extension of the Patriot Act.
Chaplain Black wasn’t consoling anybody. He was using a multiple murder to continue to push the idea that the USA could become a Christian theocracy, beseeching his deity to control the thoughts of the US senators before him, to “imbue their minds with Your vision of what we can become when we seek first to do Your will.”
An example of the cost of American militarization: An earmark inserted into this year’s military appropriations bill by U.S. Representative John Carter. The earmark would spend two and a half million dollars to restore land within Fort Hood that have been ruined by military training exercises.