no shame…but where are we really?


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“the age of self-afflicted shame, is over…”
Mike Pompeo

Our (latest) Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo was in Cairo this past week.
And depending on your choice of news coverage, you may or may not have heard much about his trip
or of the speech he made.

And depending on that news outlet you tend to watch, read or listen to…you might have
gotten some mixed signals.

And to be honest, I’d like to be able to say huzzah to his speech…but does Pompeo’s speech mirror
the full policy of the US?

That, I’m not sure.

Our President tells us we’re pulling out of Syria.
His Secretary of Defense, General Jim Mattis, has resigned.
Word is that they are at odds over such a decision.

I have really appreciated what I have read about General Mattis’ leadership—I even wrote
a post about the character behind General Mattis…the type of military…

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3 thoughts on “no shame…but where are we really?

  1. What I wrote: “I just prayed for the Secretary of State after reading this. I wished Mattis didn’t leave. I think you are right he is the SECDEF any parent with sons and daughters in the military would want. I am proud to have been among Mattis’ 1st Marine Division back in 2003 in Iraq.”

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