Monthly Archives: February 2014

Viktor Yanukovich, Putin’s Douche: What an Em-bear-assment

There are lessons to be gleaned from Kanukovich’s fall from power, and chief among them is:  Don’t convince your country you’ve sold your foreign policy to the highest bidder.  Foreign policy=sovereignty, and if you’ve sold that, well, you’re little more … Continue reading

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The Ukraine: Ah, to Feel the Tear Twixt Da Bull and Da Bear

Pity the Ukraine, caught in a squeeze between its past (Russia) and its future the (EU).  In metaphorical terms, though, the issue is all about the pull and appeal of bulls and bears. Does the Ukraine really want to share … Continue reading

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Where We Are in the National Cycle

I don’t think history repeats itself, but it does run in cycles.  I’ve been reading about demography’s impact on economics, and have as a result given this some thought.  It just seems so common sense to me to start in … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Intellectual Women

Now don’t get me wrong, but intellectual women can be just a little annoying. and this comes from someone who likes smart women, and this goes beyond issues of feminism. Now I have great admiration for my (staunchly non-feminist) mother, … Continue reading

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