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The Real Threat to American Sovereignty | Robert Reich

Donald Trump has boundary issues. He actually solicited campaign donations from foreign politicians. (Need I say, unsuccessfully.) Yet he’s so worried about physical boundaries, he wants to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico.

But Trump isn’t the only one who doesn’t know where his boundaries begin or end. The whole problem of money in politics is a boundary issue. Robert Reich explains that American sovereignty depends on healthy monetary boundaries…


SOURCE: The Real Threat to American Sovereignty | Robert Reich

‘Without a border, we just don’t have a country,’ Donald Trump says repeatedly. For him, the biggest threats to American sovereignty are three-dimensional items that cross our borders, such as unwanted imports and undocumented immigrants. He’s wrong. The biggest threats to American sovereignty are invisible digital dollars wired into U.S. election campaigns from abroad… ~ Robert Reich  

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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She writes fiction about an alpha Bichon named Chester, and his friends–with a dash of humor and a dab of poli-sci. JoAnn worked professionally in the Psychology and Information Science fields. Retired now, she enjoys the creative life.

3 Comments

  1. Robert A. Vella

    It’s beyond troubling. This threat to democracy has reached the point of crisis. I had hoped that Lawrence Lessig and other activists could have rallied the American public after Citizens United, but it wasn’t enough. I fear that it may be too late now.

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