Tweet UPDATE: You, my readers, are clearly right, and you’ve shown once again that context is king. Obama is introducing Medvedev to his people and not vice versa. Although this still does not account for Obama’s exasperated expression. **************************** This is a fairly shocking 13 second video showing myriad Russians refusing, quite blatantly, to shake [...]
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Tweet “Better to keep your mouth closed and be thought a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.” You’ve probably noticed that I’ve said nothing about Russia invading Georgia. This is, in part, because the exigencies of the past week have deprived me of time to read in detail about it. I only [...]
Tweet There was a round-up of illegal aliens in Marin County. The story included the obligatory reference to the children who had to watch their parents being arrested for illegal activity: Wilson said children watched while their parents and other adults were taken away by authorities. Some were removed while accompanying children to the school [...]
Tweet Reagan gave him the opportunity, but it was Mikhail Gorbachev who personally wielded the power that destroyed the Soviet Union. Many have wondered what gave him the insight and the courage to do so. Maybe this is the answer.
Tweet Just as the Soviet Union’s fingerprints were all over the local wars that were the testing areas for the Cold War, it’s becoming apparent that both the Soviet Union’s and Russia’s fingerprints are all over the Middle Eastern wars that the testing areas for World War IV (the War Against Jihadism). Here’s some of [...]