The Ukrainian If Then Statements

Right now the Ukrainians have some awful decisions to make. The only way for those decisions to be made intelligently is to answer some important IF/THEN questions. Question #1  Will Russia/Putin go to war to keep the Crimea? If the answer is "No" THEN of course the thing to do is refuse call Putin's Rhineland … Continue reading The Ukrainian If Then Statements

DaTechGuy & DaBloggers v MSM Always Trust DaBloggers

Via Stacy McCain we have a collection of MSM wisdom on Ukraine from Ace and Walter Russell Meade we have a collection of the great wisdom of the MSM on Ukraine There were, we were told, lots of reasons not to worry about Ukraine. War is too costly for Russia’s weak economy. Trade would suffer, … Continue reading DaTechGuy & DaBloggers v MSM Always Trust DaBloggers

The MSM’s Ukraine Spin Crisis

The characteristic of Pains and Pleasures is that they are unmistakably real, and therefore, as far as they go, give the man who feels them a touchstone of reality. C. S. Lewis The Screwtape Letters XIII Cat:  Man Reality Sucks Red Dwarf Back in the Red 1999 Last week in Arizona we saw one of … Continue reading The MSM’s Ukraine Spin Crisis

What Would Reagan Do?

By Pat Austin I'm missing Ronald Reagan today. It seems inconceivable to me that we have fallen to such low regard in the world, with our weak, inept leaders, that Russia is once again spitting in our face and laughing behind our back.  It could not be more clear that Vladimir Putin thinks that President … Continue reading What Would Reagan Do?

It only took Obama 5 years…

...To turn a cold war victory that it took half a dozen presidents from Harry Truman to George Bush 41 to win into defeat. The question isn't if Putin is going to keep the Crimea that's already been established, the question is: Will there be an independent country called "Ukraine" anymore or if it does … Continue reading It only took Obama 5 years…

Well there goes the left’s support for Ukraine’s Revolution

It's been said the Administration has been less than enthused about the revolt in Ukraine. Well if they didn't care for the Ukrainian revolt before after this bit: Today every citizen of Ukraine understands why our country has hundreds of thousands of policemen. Last illusions were crushed when riot police used rubber batons and boots at … Continue reading Well there goes the left’s support for Ukraine’s Revolution

The Rhineland Card in Ukraine

One of the turning points in the 20th century was the Rhineland crisis. Adolph Hitler's Germany had been re-arming in defiance of the Versailles, treaty and the allies had not acted against him.  He decided that the time had come to roll the dice in a big way. Under the terms of the treaty the Rhineland, … Continue reading The Rhineland Card in Ukraine

The Clock is Ticking in the Ukraine

He gives me the ball, I take one step and there's a hole, and I'd never seen a hole, playing for Temple,  and I said, "God, a hole!" Bill Cosby Why is their Air?  Hofstra 1965 It's a critical week for the Ukrainians looking to get a semblance of a free society back. I was … Continue reading The Clock is Ticking in the Ukraine

Venezuela vs Ukraine: Why we won’t see the protests in Caracas

The Ukrainians are revolting, in a big way: After their president Viktor Yanukovych essentially sided with Putin and gave the European Union the raspberry by withdrawing from the EU association agreement just as it was due to be signed last month, hundreds of thousands of protestors gathered in Kiev, blocked and occupied government buildings, and … Continue reading Venezuela vs Ukraine: Why we won’t see the protests in Caracas