Let's be clear. One reason that senior US military officers have been dropping old affiliations with the Republican Party like a live grenade is the same as the reason why US scientists who are in the GOP has dropped from 40% to under 5% in the last 20 years. These brilliant and inherently conservative officers cannot afford the litany of delusion that has hijacked American conservatism.
They watch as the Russians develop twelve new bases in an Arctic that is increasingly ice free. They know climate change is real and despise the denialist cult.... as they (most of them) despise the family that sent them into trillion dollar wars, costing thousands of American lives, who sole winners were Bush-Cheney companies and ... Iran.
-- James Boggs, The American Revolution: Pages From a Negro Worker’s Notebook. (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1963).
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