Letters to the Editor

America fixated on breaking records

But do new records change the course of history like we think they do?

America has been the “greatest nation on earth” for so long we think we must look for some exotic frontier to conquer to top our current greatness.

After World War II we planted 800 military bases and outposts across the earth to prove our invincibility and further our national wealth. After that, what was there left to do?

Here’s what we are doing today. We are going back to space. We are counting Super Bowl rings. We are building massive new baseball, football, basketball, and hockey st...


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