As our nation has become internationally involved with things like transforming dictatorial nations and guiding nation change for third world countries, both of which are good and sincere things to try, we have learned that not only do these things often not achieve the intended outcome, but too often the result is contrary to our own nation’s interests and leaves the target nation in worse shape than before. It’s time that Americans realized that the waste done to our own citizens and our own economy, are not worth the effort.
Here are three examples of national mistakes America must not repeat:
George Bush, with the best of intentions, told Americans that all people want to be free and live prosperous lives, so we launched into Iraq, only to find that its citizens, once they were free of Saddam, were not particularly interested in having a democracy and were not dedicated to working to keep it once it was established. And the loss of life and limb our own women and men experienced in the military effort to free the nation and its unappreciative citizens was a terrible waste.
Starting with the Nixon administration, we developed the notion that if we build up the economies of Communist nations and make them semi-capitalists, that they would see the error of the principles of Communism and would drop their evil, conquering intentions toward their neighboring states, and that their citizens would become more free and prosperous as a result. But China has proven the opposite: When Communists are made more wealthy, they are better able to develop more dangerous weapons of invasion and destruction toward their neighbors with the newly enriched economy, and their citizens don’t gain one iota from the wealth of the rulers of the nation. Additionally, we’ve been forced to realize that allowing a Communist state to manufacture our products and our medicines puts America in a dangerous and unhealthy position when we need the medicines or the products for our own use. Communists are evil people and when they see an opportunity to weaken us, or even do some serious military harm to us due to our dependence on them, they‘ll take advantage of the opportunity every time.
America’s far left press corps is not interested in reporting the news, it is only interested in getting rid of all opposition to the “fundamental transformation of America” that they seek, and is desirous of “restructuring things to fit (their) vision”. The cat is out of the bag on this radical left corruption since President Trump became a presidential candidate, and then subsequently became president. With the FBI spying on him and the press and a special council trying to frame him with charges of collusion, followed by the press lying about everything he did related to the coronavirus and his attempts to limit its damage, Americans know that the press cannot be trusted to give the nation the honest truthful news about anything. Democrats cannot be trusted to pass emergency legislation that helps those Americans in need, because they will always serve their ultra-left ideals first and foremost by adding pork and walking-around money to the legislation, and the welfare of American citizens can go to hell as far as they’re concerned.
The lesson we’ve learned is to never try to remake a nation in our own image, to never trust Communists/Socialists, and to never trust nor believe Democrats nor the American press.