Tag: Soviet Union

Hey, Bernie's kids: Check out the mess in China

Do you fans of Bernie Sanders actually think that socialism works? Then check out what’s happening in China where it’s version of socialism is killing people and threatening a world-wide pandemic of deadly coronavirus. Yes, yes, I know. You say that Bernie’s is talking about the type of socialism as practiced in Scandinavia and not the... Read more »

George H.W. Bush's presidency was far from ho-hum

For all the great things that George H.W. Bush accomplished during his presidency, there’s at least one historian who thinks not so much: Northwestern University history Professor Michael Sherry. Sherry’s willfully blind assessment of the Bush’s great four years in the White House amounted to condemnation by faint praise. Two sources  (here and here) sum up in identical  language Sherry’s flawed perspective... Read more »

Putin's Russia poised to overrun Ukraine; thanks, Obama

I told you so in my Tribune column just four days ago: President Barack Obama’s limp foreign policy, his “leading from behind,” and his failure to project American power and influence to areas of our strategic importance has been a virtual invitation to Russian Premier Vladimir Putin to intervene in Ukraine’s unstable political situation and... Read more »
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