Vladimir Putin may have used the called-off coup this past weekend to his political advantage. Politicians in the West have trouble understanding his hold on power because none of them have the kind of popular support Putin does in Russia.
President Biden this week condemned political violence as a threat to democracy, but strangely enough, he failed to mention threats to Republican politicians or $2 billion property damage from “fiery but mostly peaceful protests” by liberals.
The Pentagon confirmed earlier this week that American troops are on the ground in Ukraine to inspect stockpiles of weapons sent by the US. The proxy war between the US and Russia threatens to get hot.Continue Reading
The Intercept reports that the Department of Homeland Security is broadening efforts to clamp down on speech it considers dangerous by partnering the big tech platforms. This isn’t news to anyone who’s been paying attention.Continue Reading