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
Drought across America’s farm belt threatens winter wheat and next year’s wheat, corn, and soybean crops. Add to that record low supplies and surging demand for diesel, and higher food prices will be with us for a while.Continue Reading
Washington Post reports that US government officials privately don’t believe Ukraine can win the war with Russia, but they have no intention of pushing—or even nudging—Kyiv to negotiate.Continue Reading
The Chinese Party Congress takes place this week in Beijing. It’s likely President Xi Jinping will be elected to an unprecedented third term, giving him more power to push a Marxist-Leninist agenda at home and around the world.
The important 12-mile-long bridge connecting Russia to the Crimean peninsula was damaged by a large explosion Friday. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin blames Ukraine; the question is what comes next.Continue Reading