“I feel,” Nebraska Senator George Norris warned a century ago, “that we are about to put the dollar sign on the American flag.” Decrying the advocacy by munitions merchants, speculators, and stockbrokers for legislation that would further involve the United States in the European conflict t
"Our country needs a secretary of state who will guide foreign policy with a steady hand, not place profit ahead of diplomacy"
What a startling, indeed revolutionary, new idea!.When was the last time the USA had such a Secretary of State? Being British I naturally think that Foreign Affairs are all about profit, as we have been rather good at it for quite a long time.
Pleading the fifth in any confirmation hearing should be grounds for immediate rejection.
Dear John Nichols, the dollar sign has been on the American flag for a long time now. Centuries, one might say.
Did he? I missed that one.