Tag Archives: Russia

The Iranian Deal

The Iranian deal is done, at least as far as the negotiators are concerned. I have not read it yet, BUT… Now it up to the United States to either embrace the negotiated settlement or scuttle it. Politics will play a prominent role in the spin and in the vote. Each country participating in the negotiations had their self-interest as their primary motivation for a yea or nay on the final deal. Russia already has said it will now conclude a sale of a sophisticated…

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Arms

The United States is the number one supplier of weapons to the world. Number two is Russia. If both of us and the other arms suppliers of the world stopped the greed of profit we probably would not have peace, but we might have fewer armed conflicts. I oppose the U.S. Arming of the Ukraine as I oppose Russia arming the rebels. When will governments, the suppliers of arms, and those who buy or receive them suppress their egotistic ideology and realize they are the…

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Putin’s Karma

Anyway you look at it, President Vladimir Putin of Russia is directly and indirectly responsible for the lives of 295 innocents aboard the Malaysian Airliner shot down yesterday over the Ukraine. No matter who pushed the button to fire the sophisticated rocket Putin shares responsibility. He is also responsible for the deaths and suffering of the people of the Ukraine. Putin is guilty of destabilizing the once shared, but conflicting nationalism of the Ukraine and Russian people by annexing the Crimea and catalyzing nationalistic emotions…

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Why?

Why are generals who usurp the democratic process by instigating a coup have the audacity to shed their uniform and claim to run for the presidency. Egypt. Does Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi think the world does not know his duplicity? Such arrogance. Why do the big banks, like Bank of America and others before it, pay billions and billions of dollars to settle Mortgage Securities suits? Why just fines for the companies? Where are the names for prosecution? Why is the TSA expanding itself once again? This…

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