I am reaching the point at which I cannot even scan headlines from the United States.
What kind of people are Republican congressmen and senators? All the adjectives that come to mind probably border on libel, so I will leave the question to be answered by others.
How can people be so greedy to desire enhanced wealth at the expense of less fortunate? None have heard the song Streets of London or look left or right out their cars with tinted windows. The decline of cites, towns, highways, and other infrastructure do not interest them. Saving a dollar on income taxes of the wealthy is more important than compassion for other people or the state of their country. How has the country reached a point where the choice is between further tax cuts for the rich and reduced medical benefits for the elderly and poor?
I do not know whether to be angry or sad. I know one thing for sure: I am happy to live a country with a more-equitable distribution of wealth and general interest in civil society.
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.