The Washington elite wants war with Russia for whatever mad reason

Russia’s war in Ukraine isn’t going as planned with fierce fighting in contested regions, but the expulsion of Russia from Ukraine no longer appears to be the objective in Washington, at least in some quarters.  Calls for a negotiated peace have been met with skepticism and scorn while Ukraine’s fast track application to NATO and… Continue reading The Washington elite wants war with Russia for whatever mad reason

Biden is the worst Presidential communicator in recent memory

A recent interview with 60 Minutes’ Scott Pelley serves as a masterclass in how not to communicate.  Many of the questions were overwhelmingly obvious, but still the President was unclear, unfocused, and rambling, insulting the American people by denying what is happening before their very eyes.  Even when he speaks with clarity and conviction, his… Continue reading Biden is the worst Presidential communicator in recent memory

Biden and the free word on the brink

The President’s trip to Europe was marred by unforced errors, a lack of any coherent strategy, no new and creative plans, and a general sense that trying hard is good enough.  Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg Biden certainly is not.  Instead, it seems he’s angling for the first Presidential Participation Trophy. Last week, President Biden traveled… Continue reading Biden and the free word on the brink

Ukraine: Why are we hyping up an invasion we can do nothing about?

President Teddy Roosevelt once said, “speak softly and carry a big stick.”  This is the exact opposite:  We have no stick at all, and yet we’re carrying on as if we had a baseball bat.  So long as Europe is dependent on Russian energy, Russia will do what it wants in Eastern Europe. We should… Continue reading Ukraine: Why are we hyping up an invasion we can do nothing about?