Tag Archives: Ukraine

From ostrich jacket to jailhouse jumpsuit


This is what happens when you have all the money in the world but no heart or imagination: Paul Manafort — President Trump’s former campaign chairman who’s currently on trial in Virginia on charges of money laundering, tax evasion and … Continue reading

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Obama to EU: Frack, baby, frack


From Common Dreams: Speaking after a meeting with European leaders at the [European Union]-US summit in Brussels on Wednesday, President Barack Obama suggested that the U.S. is open to exporting fracked shale gas, once promised as the source of American … Continue reading

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Tweedledum, Tweedledee spar on NPR


My friend Swamp Rabbit and I get a kick out of Republicans who complain of National Public Radio’s “liberal bias,” a strange charge given the fact that NPR rarely veers from the “he said/she said” style of reporting and commentary, … Continue reading

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MSNBC: The Russians are coming!


Robert Parry in Consortium News: If you were living in Crimea, would you prefer to remain part of Ukraine with its coup-installed government – with neo-Nazis running four ministries including the Ministry of Defense – or would you want to … Continue reading

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Do as we say, Russia, not as we do


If I read one more time that President Obama thinks Russia’s support for a referendum on the status of Crimea “violates international law,” I’ll scream. This will mean nothing, because I live in a swamp and only my friend Swamp … Continue reading

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