Tag: Crimea

Who gains the most from Putin's criminal invasion of Ukraine?

Who gains the most from Putin's criminal invasion of Ukraine?
Even as the International Criminal Court convenes to investigate Vladimir Putin’s war crimes, it’s clear that his invasion of Ukraine was unprovoked and illegal. If you’re in the Fox bubble, you may believe that Donnie Chump was the only thing standing between Vladimir Putin and world domination, but that is a gross misunderstanding (LIE). For... Read more »

How can we have a meeting without Russia?

How can we have a meeting without Russia?
When Donnie Trump asked a gaggle of reporters last week, “Why are we having a meeting without Russia being in the meeting?” no one answered. It seemed like a whimsical query, akin to Pink Floyd asking, “How can you have any pudding if you don’t eat your meat?” Mr. Trump’s advocacy for Russia seems a... Read more »

Malaysia Flight 370 and the broken cycle of breaking news

The disappearance of Malaysia Flight 370 is, at this writing a mystery. What Vladimir Putin might or might not do next is also a mystery, but theories and wild speculation abound on both subjects. What’s more of a paradox than a mystery is what these two seemingly unrelated events have in common. The first thing the disappearance of... Read more »
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Who made John McCain the King of Crimea?

The people of Crimea-I think they’re called Crimeans, but that sounds a lot like mushrooms-voted yesterday to secede from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation. According to election results, 97% of the ballots cast favored secession. Even in the face of intimidation and voter fraud, it seems a pretty convincing plurality.  I’d call it a... Read more »

Dick Cheney is nobody's fool

When I say that Dick Cheney is nobody’s fool, I say it having no idea what it means to say that someone is nobody’s fool.   To be sure, Dick Cheney is a fool. I just don’t know to whom he belongs. Being a fool is not, however Dick Cheney’s foremost trait.  For Dick Cheney, being... Read more »