Category Archives: As The Borg Turns

“What America’s Great Unwinding Would Mean for the World”

“Russia’s invasion has revealed the extent of Europe’s weakness, but this very weakness means that for most countries on the continent, the only rational thing to do is to avoid anything that might undermine American commitment. This, in turn, further increases … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia is not our friend (nor anyone else’s) Get it?

“Foreign affairs experts gave President Joe Biden’s first Middle East trip a failing grade, charging that Biden was unable to accomplish any of his three primary goals: resetting ties with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, lowering gas prices by securing … Continue reading

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” …Biden’s successful six-month bid to expand NATO”

“Their decision to move away from neutrality, and the tradition of neutrality, to join the NATO alliance is going to make us stronger and more secure, and NATO stronger,” Biden said at the start of the NATO summit in Madrid … Continue reading

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” … Biden Spoke With Hunter About Chinese Dealings”

“A new report revealed Joe Biden did, in fact, discuss with his son Hunter his business dealings in China, despite him denying doing so in the past. A voicemail from Joe Biden found in Hunter Biden’s inbox and released by … Continue reading

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“Granholm: President could use Defense Production Act to handle gas supply crisis”

“Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm indicated that President Joe Biden has considered using the Defense Production Act to help mitigate the record-high gas prices, but stressed that it is just “one” of the tools at the president’s disposal.  “President Biden, like all … Continue reading

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The Biden kids (admin.) think daddys’ money is free.

Little children typically think that mommy and daddy have infinite material resources and it is only selfishness that keeps them from raising children’s allowances. The people Joe Joe hired into his administration are like that. Most of them have never … Continue reading

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“Biden’s Israel, Saudi Arabia Trips Postponed Until July”

“President Joe Biden’s trips to Saudi Arabia and Israel that had been planned for later this month have been postponed until at least July, but dates have not yet been confirmed, according to administration officials. “We are working on a trip to … Continue reading

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The situation and some possible courses of action …

Reviewing the situation: The Russian Army has an active force of about 400,000. Half of those are draftees, conscripts if you like that term better. Between 150,000 and 200,000 have been committed to the Ukraine “project” by Putin and Company. … Continue reading

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Putin’s address to the nation

“President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Citizens of Russia, friends, I consider it necessary today to speak again about the tragic events in Donbass and the key aspects of ensuring the security of Russia. I will begin with what I said in my address on February 21, 2022. I spoke about our biggest concerns and worries, and about the fundamental threats which irresponsible … Continue reading

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Surprise! It isn’t “just history” for Putin.

The Davos crowd and the Borgist post grad students running US foreign policy do not believe in history. They believe altogether in economic determinism. For them, history and culture are surface phenomena that mask the economic realities beneath. History is … Continue reading

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