I wept for my country this morning. To say I feel sucker punched by Trump’s win is an understatement. “Sucker punched” falls so far short of how I actually feel today that […]
You don’t have to believe everything Donald Trump does to vote for him, but you do have to be OK with everything he believes, and he believes some really awful stuff.
Dear Hillary, Get rid of all your stuff. I know I sound like Inconvenient Jesus right now. Just do it. All the pantsuits, all the jewelry, all the hairspray, the mouthwash, everything, […]
Why Donald Trump is a fascist, part two of an eight part essay. Fascism according to historian Stanley G. Payne’s definition.
First let us remember our fallen brothers. One Russian airman (possibly two) and one marine are dead. Let’s be quiet for a moment and think about that. For their families, none of […]
Between Ukraine airline officials keeping planes flying too low and the pilot diverting his plane into the vicinity of the military transport, MH17’s fate was sealed. Yesterday I posted that Russian Premier […]
The Russian prime minister may still bear much of the blame, though. Russian Federation Prime Minister Vladimir Putin had said about the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: I want to […]
Russia’s foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, has said that Russia will “respond” (read that as “attack Ukraine”) in the event that Russia’s “legitimate” interests, including Russian citizens, are attacked. Assume for the moment […]
Ukraine crisis shows that Russia has come a long way from military operations in which casualties to civilians were of little concern. “Western experts,” reports Michael Gordon in the New York Times […]
The Crimea crisis may feel like a throwback to the Cold War, but it’s actually reflective of 21st century democracy. Democracy is defined as “a system of government by the whole population […]