Week in Review: Anglo-America (February 2)
A survey by the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute found that Generation Z adults are four times more likely than their great-grandparents to identify as lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, transexual or queer.
A series of investigative reports published by ProPublica, Insight Crime and Deutsche Welle established that Mexico’s president accepted bribes from the Sinaloa drug cartel.
President Donald Trump told his advisers that he is prepared to raise tariffs on Chinese imports by 60 percent when he returns to the White House.
Twenty-six Republican attorneys general sent a letter to the Biden administration on January 29 demanding that it “enforce the laws that secure the southern border.” The attorneys general said they opposed the administration’s efforts to remove Texas’s razor wire. The United States Supreme Court ruled that the federal government could continue removing the razor wire until further notice, but most U.S. states opposed this order. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has argued that Texas has a right to defend itself against invasion and the Biden administration has “broken the compact between the United States and the states.”
We now have a constitutional crisis that will worsen prophesied division in the United States.