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The Headline Battle

When Russia invaded Ukraine, nobody expected the war (in Russian: special military action) to last this long. The main reasons it has are Russian military incompetence, Ukrainian spirt along with western military and financial (mainly via sanctions) support. Despite some recent successes, overall the Russian military isn’t really getting much better and certainly not stronger. The Ukrainians aren’t weakening! That leaves only western support in question.

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Dispelling A Rumor And More

A lot is going on. Much more than I can ever cover. Today’s is another of my attempts to catch up. As if there weren’t enough material, I’ll even start a rumor and debunk it.

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Two Pi Day Thoughts

Today is Pi Day. Most of my readers will understand that. The “holiday” is basically a nerdy inside joke. It is a celebration of superior intelligence. We were taught two lessons over the past few years and I fear our leaders learned neither. I’d like to briefly discuss them today.

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