Was Tennyson clairvoyant when he wrote his famous poem, Mort d’Arthur? He could be talking about America and the way it clings to its archaic Constitution despite the world having changed so monumentally.
America. Land of the free and the brave. And the dead. Dead children.
It’s safest to assume politicians and high-powered executives are lying.
Cat World is changing from posting on days divisible by 3 to posting on Wednesday and Saturday. Until the cats change their mind again.
Despite all the fancy words we hear about democracy, actions don’t seem to match words. For more, read this.
In the good old days when America was founded, voting was restricted to only the right sort of people. No pesky women, no poor or colored people.
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Politics has become devoid of meaningful discussion. The cats would like to change that.
Putin’s invasion of Ukraine seemed like an appropriate time to publish this comic.
The main goal of most politicians is staying in power. Forget the people or the national interest.
The Anne Applebaum quote comes from her article Why the West’s Diplomacy With Russia Keeps Failing.
If you are interested in this topic you might enjoy the book, The Dictator’s Handbook, which proposes that leaders do whatever keeps them in power, regardless of the national interest.
So the U.S. is planning to give assets belonging to the Afghani people to Americans.