Category Archives: As The Borg Turns

“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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Posted in As The Borg Turns, government, History, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, The economy | 25 Comments

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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Posted in As The Borg Turns, government, Policy, Russia | 154 Comments

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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Posted in As The Borg Turns, Current Affairs, government, Russia | 110 Comments

OK Joe, where is the war? Show me the war.

“…  a National Security Council meeting on Ukraine on Sunday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement on Saturday.“President Biden continues to monitor the evolving situation in Ukraine, and is being updated regularly about events on the ground by his … Continue reading

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Looks like the Ukies are doing most of the shelling

“The Ukrainian army continuously fires 120mm mortars at the settlements of Zaitseve and Dokuchaevsk in the Donetsk region. Thousands of shells were fired during the day, mainly at civilian infrastructure and residential areas in the districts of Gorlovka and Lugansk, … Continue reading

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Posted in As The Borg Turns, Russia | 44 Comments

Does anyone know what is going on in SE Ukraine?

“Despite apparent de-escalation attempts by Russia, it seems that ‘Ukrainian leaders’ and its foreign sponsors are determined to instigate the war. Over the past 24 hours, forces of the Kiev regime have been consistently taking efforts to deploy even more … Continue reading

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Posted in As The Borg Turns, Borg Wars, government, Policy, Russia, The Military Art | 81 Comments

Zelensky says he does not know what DC is talking about.

“President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that there is too much news about Russia’s imminent invasion of Ukraine. He demanded that the West provide 100% information about the Russian invasion. The President stated this during a briefing in Kherson region. “We must be ready any day. … Continue reading

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