Monthly Archives: August 2021

Afghanistan timeline

Soviet Russia supports a moderate Afghan government. Ronald Reagan doesn’t like Communists. Mujahedeen are anti-communist, so Reagan gives them weapons. The Russians leave Afghanistan. The Taliban take over. After 9/11, the Taliban won’t give up Osama bin Laden GWB decides … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s 2020 Financial Disclosure

Reports are due May 15 of the following year. The House has 30 days more to post them. It isn’t clear why Tom waits till the last minute. Tom requested a 90 day extension in 2019 and 2020; it isn’t … Continue reading

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