New York’s Senator Chuck Schumer certainly didn’t waste any time “calling for immediate hearings with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other top officials to learn more about President Donald Trump’s private meeting on Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin.” Continue reading “Video: Lil’ Chuckie Schumer bowing to Putin”
Hillary Clinton once famously called for a “full investigation” of the Russian election system in the wake of that nation’s 2011 parliamentary (Duma) contests. Continue reading “American Amnesia: When Barry and Hillary interfered in Russian, Israeli, and British Elections”
In the wake of Barack Obama expelling 35 Russian diplomats and shutting down two Russian owned properties in Maryland and New York accused of hacking, Vladimir Putin has reacted much differently than many expected. Continue reading “Putin invites US kids to Russian New Year’s party – makes Obama look petty, childish”
Russian smart bombs, wayward Russian cruise missiles, and ultimately Russian troops aren’t the only things sweeping the Middle East. As reported by Ivan Plis of the Daily Caller news portal on Oct. 12, 2015, the folk hero image of Russian President Vladimir Putin may be old hat back in Mother Russia, but the cult of Vladimir is sweeping across the Middle East faster than the invading Mohammedan armies of old.
Three years ago Barack Obama gave a very direct warning to Syrian President Bashir al-Assad to cease and desist using chemical weapons. Diplomatic and military wonks across the board agreed the same warning was also indirectly aimed directly at Assad’s patron in Moscow. To accentuate just how much he really meant it this time, the Commander-in-Chief of the American Armed Forces actually uttered the unmistakable words: Red line.
Barack Obama: The best friend the West’s enemies ever had.
In what’s being seen as both a military game changer as well as a Russian thumb poked directly in Barack Obama‘s eye, Russian strongman Vladimir Putin has authorized the sale of an unknown number of batteries of one of the most advanced surface-to-air missile systems (SAMS) on the planet. As reported by the Agence France-Presse (via The Times of Israel) and also by The Daily Beast, both on April 13, 2015, the Russian weapons shipment not only has military leaders in Jerusalem burning the midnight oil, their American counterparts in the Pentagon as plenty worried are well. Continue reading “Putin ups the ante; OKs advanced missile system for Iran’s ayatollahs”
Napoleon once said that an army marches on its stomach, but few historians believe the French Emperor had any food fights in mind, à la Bluto Blutarsky. Nevertheless, the America Commander-in-Chief has made clear that the best the beleaguered Ukrainians could hope for from Washington would be humanitarian aid in the form of a few already delivered trucks and plenty of surplus MREs (Meals, Ready to Eat).
Hope and Change is easy. Being the leader of the Free World is hard …
American chief executive Barack Obama gave plenty for his critics to pounce upon when he stated in the Netherlands that Russia is simply a “regional power,” as well as declaring the Belgium that Moscow doesn’t have any “global ideology,” as reported by the right-of-center Front Page Magazine on March 28, 2014, and the Christian Science Monitor of March 29, 2014.
Karina Zhironkina may have put away her Miss Ukraine 2012 sash and crown long ago, but she obviously hasn’t shelved her patriotism in the face of an increasingly arrogant Vladimir Putin, as reported by the right-of-center Washington Free Beacon on March 20, 2014.
There’s an old political adage that’s been floating around Eastern Europe for centuries, “Without the Ukraine, Russia is just another country. With the Ukraine, Russia has become an empire.”
There’s also the sage wisdom of Spanish-American philosopher George Santayana who noted: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”