America is, when viewed against the global backdrop, egregiously overcriminalized. Whatever the motive behind it, the relentless expansion of the U.S. criminal code has caused the wasting of countless lives in America’s prisons and more violent encounters between police and citizens.
“So President Trump is fighting against CNN’s ‘fake news’ while he is putting out fake news that the Syrian government is about to attack its citizens with gas? Trump has more in common with CNN than he would like us to believe.”
In a peculiar move, the White House announced Monday evening a chemical weapons attack in Syria will be carried out soon by the regime of Bashar al-Assad against civilians — the second government-launched attack on his own people in the past few months — and that the U.S. would pulverize Syrian forces as retribution. If, that is, gargantuan