Tag Archives: Russia

Pre-election Distemper

I warn you that I am not in a good mood today. Read at your own risk. Breathless news: The best college soccer team in America was just suspended by university authorities. The players’ trespass is to have been discovered … Continue reading

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Capitalism for the Intelligent Ignorant – Just a Detour Through Money

I was hoping to go straight to Part Two of my essay on capitalism. It will be about the actors of capitalism. An alert reader, Jim N, stopped me dead in my tracks by questioning what I said about the … Continue reading

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Ukraine: The Diplomatic Solution; the Conservative Blessing in Obamacare!

There is a distinct preference out there, for solving our differences of opinion with the Putin gangster state “through diplomacy.” An elementary explanation is sadly in order here. Diplomacy refers to one party explaining to the other with polite words … Continue reading

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A Reverse Crimea in the West: Kaliningrad

Look at the Kaliningrad Oblast. It used to be Prussian Koenisberg, an important detail: Many Germans still feel for it, like Russians for Crimea. This is one part of Europe toward which the Germans might loose a little of their … Continue reading

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Secession and libertarianism – Ukraine IV

   The most basic rule of schoolyard behavior is this: Don’t challenge the school bully if your knees are buckling under you. Mr Obama keeps ignoring the rule, with predictable results: One tyrant, one despot after another receives his confirmation … Continue reading

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Syria; Kosovo; Republicans’ Bad Dreams.

President Obama has managed to divide the Republican Party beyond his wildest dreams although he may not have done it on purpose. The topic is the announced intervention in Syria. The libertarian branch of the Republican Party is now comprised … Continue reading

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Terrorists: The Immigration Side of the Story

I think the war on terrorism has taken a turn for the better. More on this below or later. First, I have to give my immigrant’s reactions to the Boston Marathon assassinations aftermath. As I pick it up from the … Continue reading

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