I’m a closed borders kind of guy. The kind of borders that say, “no one can tell me who I can or cannot invite onto my property.”
Did you know that there is no word for blowback in French?
As I looked at the stains on the coral, I recalled some of the eloquent phrases of politicians and newsmen about how ‘gallant’ it is for a man to ‘shed his blood for his country,’ and ‘to give his life’s blood as a sacrifice,’ and so on. The words seemed so ridiculous. Only the flies benefited.
With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by E.B. Sledge. Presidio Press. 1981. p. 146
Believe me, the next step is a currency crisis because there will be a rejection of the dollar, the rejection of the dollar is a big, big event, and then your personal liberties are going to be severely threatened.