During the course of our short history we as a country have made some mistakes, especially in our foreign policy.
Most notable is our propensity to enter into wars that are ill advised. Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, to mention only a few…..
We have also made a few unwise decisions about the course of the country for the “future”…..The Future of Freedom Foundation, a Libertarian think tank, takes a look at one of those decisions….this occurs at the end of World War 2…..
The worst mistake in U.S. history was the conversion after World War II of the U.S. government from a constitutional, limited-government republic to a national-security state. Nothing has done more to warp and distort the conscience, principles, and values of the American people, including those who serve in the U.S. military. A good example of how the national-security state has adversely affected the thinking of U.S. soldiers was reflected in an op-ed entitled “What We’re Fighting For” that appeared in……. Continue Reading