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September 20th, 2020 - 11:06 am § in America, China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Humor, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Law and Courts, Misc., News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

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September 16th, 2020 - 10:30 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Russia

Trump aide admits he’s crazy

This article contains news and merciless liberal sarcasm. Michael “leftist insurrection” Caputo (see my post here) “called an emergency staff meeting on Tuesday,” September 15, 2020, “to apologize for drawing negative attention to the Trump administration’s health[...]

September 14th, 2020 - 4:05 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Russia

Trump aide laughably warns of “leftist insurrection”

This article is news and liberal commentary. Which is almost amusing, because rightwing extremists have most of the AR-15s in circulation in this country. Also, consider the source, the notorious Michael Caputo (photo at right), a Roger Stone protege, whose ties to Russia were “so concerning&#[...]

September 7th, 2020 - 11:45 pm § in Russia

Full-length movie: The Edge (2010). In Russian with English subtitles. Train chases! Raging rivers! Collapsing bridges!

Railfans will love this movie. Where else can you see a steam locomotive chase on side-by-side tracks, ending in a PIT maneuver at a switch junction? The bridge scene strains plausibility, but the plot is interesting, the acting is terrific, and the photography is spectacular. Set in a Siberia labor[...]

September 7th, 2020 - 10:30 pm § in Russia

Russian drag race

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September 4th, 2020 - 4:24 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Russia

“Will Trump Exile In Russia?”

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September 4th, 2020 - 2:14 am § in China, Foreign Affairs, Misc., Russia

Historians say Truman didn’t order Nagasaki bombing

Once the A-bomb was tested and worked, whether civilians or the military would control it became an issue. Thanks to Truman, it remained under civilian control. Today, the Department of Energy, not the military, is the custodian of America’s nuclear weapons. Everyone knows Truman ordered the H[...]

August 30th, 2020 - 7:08 pm § in Donald Trump, Russia

NYT says Rosenstein secretly limited Mueller probe

This article contains news and commentary Rod Rosenstein publicly ordered Robert Mueller to investigate “any links and/or coordination” between Russia’s government and the 2016 Trump campaign, but “privately told” him to “conduct only a criminal investigation,R[...]

August 29th, 2020 - 9:37 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Russia

Russians will get in your face when they don’t like what you’re doing

“Two Russian aircraft made an ‘unsafe, unprofessional’ intercept of a US Air Force B-52 bomber on Friday over the Black Sea and in international waters,” according to the US Air Force. “The Russia pilots crossed within 100 feet of the nose of the B-52 multiple times and[...]

August 27th, 2020 - 2:43 pm § in America, Humor, Russia

Russki-Yank fender bender in Syria

“Four U.S. service members were injured in a collision between their vehicle and a Russian military police patrol … earlier this week,” NBC News reported, that prompted a call between Russian and American generals which both sides “agreed to keep … private.” Howev[...]