It’s Friday. The relentless tempo of the invasion of Ukraine is brutal. Calls from Ukrainians for the U.S. and NATO allies to enact a no-fly zone have been tempting to some however don’t change the character of the issues on the bottom. In truth, they might solely exacerbate what’s already an insupportable and inhumane state of affairs. Similtaneously President Biden and others look overseas, Republicans in our nation proceed their assaults on youngsters, on ladies, on Indigenous communities, and on schooling. The GOP’s plan, vocalized by Texas Rep. Chip Roy over the summer time, till they will retake energy and dispose of most democratically instituted checks and balances, is to create “chaos and [the] incapability to get stuff completed.” And that’s certainly what they’re attempting to do.
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