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Ukraine on the Brink

February 23, 2014

It was hard to ignore all the craziness coming out of Ukraine this week — the violent protests and police crackdown, the President fleeing, the parliament transferring presidential authority, the East/West showdown renewed, talk of the final battle of the Cold War. Phew!  When revolutions happen, events move fast.  The key concern for national leaders [...]

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Shades of Orange in Ukraine

December 9, 2013

It’s been nearly a decade since Ukraine’s “Orange Revolution,” the massive uprising against a fraudulent election in 2004 which put the ruling elite on notice that pro-Western, pro-democratic waves were still reverberating in Eastern Europe after the Soviet Union’s collapse. Well, the ruling elite are apparently at it again.  The Ukrainian people have wanted to [...]

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Putin’s Victory Lap Goes Through Iran

September 15, 2013

The ever-funny poignantly honest Mark Steyn wrote a piece for NRO that says everything about the state of American “ineffectualism” which has led us to a point where: A month ago, Assad was a reviled war criminal and Putin his arms dealer. Now, Putin is the honest broker and Obama’s partner for peace, and the [...]

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Putin Echoes Obama on American Exceptionalism

September 12, 2013

The United States of America.  Simply, there has been no nation or people in the history of mankind that has done more for the expansion of human freedom and dignity than the United States.  With an economy which has grown an average of just over 1% for over 200 years, the modern world owes its [...]

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Putin Gives Obama an Out in Syria

September 9, 2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed that instead of an ill-advised US strike on Assad in Syria, Assad should just give up his chemical weapons.  Obama seems to be biting, Ban Ki Moon seems ready to rally the Security Council, and John Kerry remains haughty through it all (it was Kerry’s off-handed suggestion that got this [...]

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Bad Week for the Obama Nation

April 1, 2012

I figured that on April Fools Day I’d post on the terrible few days our very foolish fine President has had to endure.  The Washington Times really hit the nail on the head that over the last 10 days: Obama waded into the Trayvon Martin issue, race-pandering (skip to 1:34) and aggravating an already tense [...]

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Putin: No Quid Pro Quo on Sanctions

October 14, 2009

President Obama’s latest version of “peace in our time” (taking back our promised anti-ballistic missile shield in Eastern Europe) really hasn’t yielded much from the Soviets Russians, who we had tried to please by the move especially regarding the biggest looming international security threat of our age — Iran.  Wasn’t such a gesture in Eastern Europe [...]

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