Category Archives: Ukraine

A Celtic Fantasy Plays Out In Scotland

Fantasy sells we suppose, because among other reasons, reality kind of sucks; it’s not famously a lot of fun. “In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread” is a bit short of the appeal in: “Vote for me … Continue reading

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Has Dr. Strangelove Entered Ukraine On A White Horse?

While American media was distracted by ISIS and Ferguson, Russia appears to have invaded eastern Ukraine. Several thousand Russian troops and 100 tanks are reported fighting their way along the Ukrainian coast, relieving the pressure the Urrainian military had been … Continue reading

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On Ramifications Of Downed Airliners …

On July 17th, 1996, TWA flight 800 inexplicably exploded in midair and crashed into the Atlantic, killing all on board. The Federal investigators eventually attributed that to an explosion in a fuel tank. Others had other explanations, including an erroneous … Continue reading

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Czar Vlad The First Puts The West In Check; The West Castles Its King …

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has bluffed and bullied his way into an ongoing recovery of the old Czarist Empire in an ongoing chess match with a declining West. Russia’s Vladimir Putin is grabbing Eastern Ukraine, his next big bite after … Continue reading

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Obama “Weakness” On Syria And Ukraine Is A Bad Rap …

We’re not Obama fans and to be honest, out of fashion as that may be, we aren’t Bush fans, either. But we noted that much of the anti-Bush spiel was hokum and it seems to us, so is much of … Continue reading

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