Putin's case for returning the Ukraine to Russia
Via: Vic Eldred • Op/Ed • 36 Comments • 2 Likes • 4 hours ago
“When the USSR collapsed, many people in Russia and Ukraine sincerely believed and assumed that our close cultural, spiritual and economic ties...”
Below is an article written by Vladimir Putin in July.He makes his case concerning what he considers a historical injustice that took place during Russia's moment of weakness: During the recent Direct Line, when I was asked about Russian-Ukrainian relations, I said that Russians and Ukrainians...
Hispanic Voters Now Evenly Split Between Parties, WSJ Poll Finds - WSJ
Via: Vic Eldred • News & Politics • 5 Comments • 5 Likes • 7 hours ago
“‘Latinos are more and more becoming swing voters.…They’re a swing vote that we’re going to have to fight for.’ — Democratic pollster John Anzalone”
The nation’s large and diverse group of Hispanic voters is showing signs of dividing its support between Democrats and Republicans more evenly than in recent elections, a new Wall Street Journal poll finds, a troubling development for the Democratic Party, which has long counted on outsize...
Jussie Smollett's final act: How a hate crime hoax became a pitch for jury nullification
Via: Vic Eldred • News & Politics • 19 Comments • 5 Likes • 11 hours ago
“The Smollett defense is a classic plea for nullification, which is why it seems so bizarre to most people weighing the evidence. The trial becomes...”
In his testimony before a Chicago jury this week, actor Jussie Smollett talked about how he has had to carefully maintain his image as “a black Cary Grant.” The “Empire” star, however, seemed more like a modern version of Humphrey Bogart as Captain Queeg in “The Caine Mutiny,” a delusional...
Survivors, veterans gather to remember those killed at Pearl Harbor, 80 years ago
Via: Vic Eldred • We the People • 8 Comments • 1 Like • 7 hours ago
“Dozens of veterans and survivors of the attack that claimed the lives of more than 2,300 American servicemen will gather in stormy Hawaii on Tuesday”
A good talking to!
By: Vic Eldred • News & Politics • 17 Comments • 3 Likes • 16 hours ago
“According to Biden, "I was alone with Putin in his office. That's how it came about. It was when President Bush had said, 'I've looked into his...”
President Biden is ready to warn Vladimir Putin during a video call today that Russia will face "economy-jarring" sanctions if it invades neighboring Ukraine as the U.S. president seeks a diplomatic solution to deal with the tens of thousands of Russian troops massed along the Ukraine border....
Gaslighting on steroids
By: Vic Eldred • News & Politics • 55 Comments • 5 Likes • 2 days ago
““Respectfully, the congresswoman has no idea what she is talking about. Both the data and stack of video evidence makes fairly clear that this is a...”
Recently our friends on the left have made the big move from simple lying & denials to galactic gaslighting.The first example comes from spaceshot AOC who claims that "data" does not back up the spurt of smash & grab looting going on in San Francisco. "A lot of these allegations of...
'Absolute liars': Ex-D.C. Guard official says generals lied to Congress about Jan. 6
Via: Vic Eldred • News & Politics • 7 Comments • 4 Likes • 3 days ago
“In a 36-page memo to the Capitol riot committee, Col. Earl Matthews also slams the Pentagon's inspector general for what he calls an error-ridden...”
The 10 Best Books of 2021 - WSJ
Via: Vic Eldred • Books • 3 Comments • 1 Like • 3 days ago
“Selected by the editors of the Journal's books pages, the year's most distinguished works of fiction and nonfiction.”
All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler By Rebecca Donner | Little, Brown Mildred Harnack, a progressive-minded academic from Milwaukee, taught American studies in Berlin during the rise of Hitler. Now her...
Bob Dole, Longtime Senator, Republican Leader, Dies at 98 - WSJ
Via: Vic Eldred • We the People • 3 Comments • 1 Like • 3 days ago
“Throughout his career, Mr. Dole was unfailingly loyal to the Republican Party that had nurtured him, a loyalty that led him to defend Mr. Nixon...”
Bob Dole went from the plains of Kansas to the battlefields of Italy, where he was left for dead with grievous wounds, before a dogged recovery enabled him to become a widely respected leader of the Senate and Republican nominee for both president and vice president. He died early Sunday...