Today’s title is but a single word. That is because I feel it succinctly sums up the current situation.
The biggest political story of the week just passed was, no surprise, the war in Ukraine. The Biden-led West finds itself confronted with a delicate juggling act. I don’t totally believe the official reports coming out of either Russia or Ukraine but I think there is a new twist to consider and I’d like to explore that today.
By the standard I set for this presidency it has been successful. Before you fly off the handle please reread the preceding sentence carefully. The only standard for success I set for Donald Trump was that he didn’t get us into a nuclear war. My reasoning was that the country (minus some people who have died or will die in the process) would eventually survive any other harm he brought our way. That is an unbelievably low bar and to date this administration has barely managed to clear it. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Lowest Bar
If you are reading this it means we made it into the New Year. My advice is that you fasten your seatbelts because I expect it to be a rocky ride! In reverse order here are my predictions for the five biggest stories of 2018. I sincerely hope I am incorrect on number one! Continue reading Hang On! It’s 2018
I’m taking a hell of a chance writing my Sunday article (traditionally the big story of the preceding week) on Thursday morning. Who knows what Trump will do with Friday afternoon and Saturday morning yet to come? Some observations and a bit of a crystal ball led me to today’s posting. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Two Front Nuclear War…And Then It Gets Really Bad