CRIMEA: THE MEDIA FANTASY THAT TENSIONS HAVE EASED

In the past day or two, you may have heard, or read, that tensions are easing in Crimea. The only thing that is easing is media coverage of Barack Obama\’s latest display of foreign policy incompetence and ineptitude.  In other words, the situation is back to normal Excerpted from an article at CBC News: Russian President Vladimir Putin has rebuffed a warning from U.S. President...

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THE RT MUTINY

First it was anchorperson Abby Martin – who, at the end of her show on RT (Russia Today), blasted Russia for invading Crimea – and then refused to go there when puti…er, the people who run RT…said they would send her there. Then it was Liz Wahl, who resigned on-air over the invasion. I\’m glad they did what they did.  But doesn\’t it beg the...

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THE CRIMEA “REFERENDUM”

How do you feel about the government of a land area within a sovereign country voting to hold a referendum on whether it stays part of that country or becomes part of another one….while armed troops from the other one have invaded, and are currently occupying the land area? Do you figure this is being done freely? Read Chelsea J. Carter, Laura Smith-Spark and...

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A TUTORIAL: TAKING CREDIT FOR SOMETHING NOT DONE

How does one country take – or, at any rate, try to take – credit for what another country actually does? Here\’s a tutorial on how it is done. First we have the news that Israel has just captured a ship, loaded with advanced weapons, which was headed for Gaza.  The source of those weapons is described in the following excerpt of Saad Abedine and Michael...

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ANOTHER OBAMACARE WAIVER

First corporations got a full one year waiver for ObamaCare. Then small corporations got a full second year waiver and large corporations got a second year for up to 30% of their employees (which, common sense tells us, means a screwing for the people at the bottom). And now we have a two year waiver for insurance policies which do not meet ObamaCare standards…..which...

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A TUTORIAL: TAKING CREDIT FOR SOMETHING NOT DONE

How does one country take – or, at any rate, try to take – credit for what another country actually does? Here\’s a tutorial on how it is done. First we have the news that Israel has just captured a ship, loaded with advanced weapons, which was headed for Gaza.  The source of those weapons is described in the following excerpt of Saad Abedine and Michael...

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THE ADEGBILE REJECTION

Big news today.  We found an Obama nominee so hard-left that even a number of Democrats didn\’t have the stomach to pass him through. debo adegbile, the radical left lawyer who enthusiastically defended cop killing subhuman wesley cook – also known as mumia abu-jamal – had been nominated by President Obama to head the Department Of Justice\’s Civil Rights...

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ALAN GRAYSON\’S WAR ON WOMAN

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) has repeatedly accused Republicans of making war on women. Evidently, Mr. Grayson has some first-hand knowledge of a war with at least one woman is all about. A judge has issued a temporary protective injunction against Grayson after a physical confrontation with his estranged wife – she is suing him for divorce – during which she claims that he shoved...

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LOIS THE LIAR – WILL SHE TESTIFY? IF NOT, WHAT THEN?

lois “the liar” lerner is scheduled to testify before the House Oversight Committee this morning, starting at 9:30AM. Will she testify this time, or try to invoke the fifth amendment? If she does try to invoke the fifth amendment will she immediately be cited for contempt – with all appropriate legal avenues used to force her either to testify under oath or suffer the criminal...

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THE CUOMO – DE BLASIO SCHOOL-&-TAX WARS

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is running for re-election this year.  Though his politics are usually to the liberal side, Mr. Cuomo is a proponent of charter schools, and is committed to not raising taxes. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has just won a four year term and fully intends to make good on his far left agenda:  fair enough since he made no bones about...

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OUR COULD-HAVE-BEEN PRESIDENT: ROMNEY ON RUSSIA

This transcript of CNN\’s Wolf Blitzer interviewing eventual Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, is from March 26, 2012. Read it and decide for yourself whether we could have had better – maybe a great deal better – than what we have today: BLITZER: The president of the United States is in South Korea right now, had ameeting with the Russian leader Medvedev, and...

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IS YANUKOVYCH DEAD?

Just in case the situation in The Ukraine wasn\’t bizarre enough…. …Pravda is reporting that recently deposed Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych has suddenly died of a heart attack. This is not – repeat, not – confirmed.  But if it is true, the first question to be asked is whether his death would present some kind of rationale for Putin to...

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