Douglas MacKinnon

Job one for our president and our Congress is the national security of our nation. Period. If these “leaders” can’t get that right, then at some point, what happens to gluttonous public employee unions, collapsing entitlement programs, bankrupt states, the shutdown of the federal government, or Obamacare will soon not matter. Terrorists will see to that.

As the price of oil spikes at over $100 per barrel, the Suez Canal is threatened, the rulers of Saudi Arabia try to buy their way out of revolution—and keep their oil flowing to the United States—the president and those in Washington we elected to serve us, would still prefer to tackle the issues which most benefit them. Shocking.

As we gaze in horror at the fiscal meltdowns taking place in our states, counties, cities, and towns, it’s clear to see that this selfish and destructive behavior is not confined to Washington. We the people truly are on our own and the sooner we face that unfortunate reality, the quicker we can save ourselves.

The clock is ticking, terrorists are planning, and our coffers have run dry.

Douglas MacKinnon

Douglas MacKinnon is a former White House and Pentagon official and author of The Secessionist States of America. (Skyhorse Publishing, 2014)

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