I was born in Milwaukee. I love Milwaukee. However, after living in different places around the U.S., I have observed something inherent in cities the size of Milwaukee's metro area. It has to do with what I might call an inferiority complex. And it is holding us back.
Whether you are a political right-winger or left-winger, honesty does not exist in politics for you or any of us. Yes, I know, that is no surprise. But what is surprising is how easily today's politicians can be bought and sold. And how every little news blip can be used to try and make a major political point from it.
Who could have known that the absolute disaster that was the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba would turn out to be but one in a list of horrible decisions made by the U.S. about that island-nation? The CIA and others in the U.S. administration totally miscalculated and misdirected our reaction to the popular take-over in Cuba by Fidel Castro and his left-wing group.