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June 30th, 2022 - 4:42 pm § in America, Foreign Affairs, Politics, Russia

Greene wants U.S. out of NATO, but that’s a bad idea

Does she have any good ones? Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green (R-GA) tweeted yesterday the U.S. leave NATO and should stop supporting Ukraine (see tweet below). Raw Story played this story by saying, “Greene says it’s time to let Putin win” (see story here). That’s not exactly accu[...]

June 29th, 2022 - 5:40 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Donald Trump, Economics, Russia

Who’s to blame for inflation?

Republicans will tell you Biden is. Mark Zandi, a respected economist (bio here), breaks it down in the chart at left. Isn’t it obvious this is all Biden’s fault?┬áLet’s go through it item-by-item. Russian invasion of Ukraine That’s 3.5% right there, and Biden admits it contr[...]

June 24th, 2022 - 2:32 am § in America, Biden, Donald Trump, Europe, Foreign Affairs, Russia

Putin likely will survive; what should America do?

The Russian people are being forced to live in a dreamland, whether they want to or not, in which Putin’s aggression against Ukraine is a “sacred” duty of “defending the Motherland” and those supporting Ukraine are “international terrorist gangs.” Moreover, [...]

June 21st, 2022 - 2:24 pm § in Russia

Will Russia execute Americans?

U.S. women’s basketball star and Olympian athlete Brittney Griner (photo, left) went to Russia to supplement her income by playing for a Russian team (see story here). She was arrested at the Moscow airport because, Russian officials claim, they found hashish oil in her luggage. Russia insists[...]

June 19th, 2022 - 7:45 pm § in China, Europe, Foreign Affairs, Russia

Head of British military sees war clouds over Europe

“The new head of the British Army warned soldiers that they must prepare ‘to fight in Europe once again,'” AOL News reported on Sunday, June 19, 2022 (read story here). Gen. Patrick Sanders, on his first day in office, seemed to foresee a wider war when he spoke of a need “to[...]

June 7th, 2022 - 12:32 am § in Foreign Affairs, Russia

Understanding Putin’s Russia (video)

This 39-minute video is very up-to-date (as of June 2022) and explains what drives Putin’s thought process and wars. It’s the work of a Dallas YouTuber named Joseph Pisenti (profile here), who’s also a book author (here). If he has a c.v. (degrees, etc.), beyond describing himself [...]

May 23rd, 2022 - 7:09 pm § in Humor, Russia

The proper way to lose a war

Putin could learn a thing or two from watching this video. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

May 23rd, 2022 - 2:20 am § in Russia

Russia bans John McCain

Russia has retaliated against U.S. sanctions by banning numerous Americans, including some who are dead. Among them is the late Sen. John McCain, the last senator from Arizona with integrity who wasn’t a Democrat. Other dead senators barred from Russia include Harry Reid and Orrin Hatch. I gue[...]

May 18th, 2022 - 1:17 pm § in Biden, Business, Donald Trump, Economics, Foreign Affairs, Politics, Russia

$10 gas coming to Washington state? Not so fast.

The Daily Mail, a U.K.-based tabloid with a rightwing slant that I sometimes use as a story source (because they publish suspects’ names and publish photos of the bodies when other media won’t) posted the following headline on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 (here): Gas stations in Washington re[...]

May 13th, 2022 - 3:22 am § in Russia

Dog’s best friend

Igor Pedin rescued his dog, Zhu Zhu, from besieged Mariupol by walking 140 miles. On the way, he tried to blend in, but was arrested and questioned by Russians — then let go. He walked past dead bodies, stepped around mines, and crossed destroyed bridges. He and his dog made it to safety. Read[...]