Tag Archives: Russia

How we got where we are

Trump was using Ukraine as a plaything for his own purposes — Fiona Hill quoted by Robert Draper Robert Draper, interviewing Fiona Hill, reports missteps by several US Administrations with respect to V. Putin in The New York Times Magazine. … Continue reading

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Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)

The Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905) was fought between the Empire of Japan and the Russian Empire  over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea.  The Russian and Japanese empires were exhausted by the war, faced domestic unrest, and having little to gain by continuing the struggle, accepted President Theodore … Continue reading

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Rep. Tom Reed speaks his mind

“We need to emerge out of this weakness that we now find ourselves in America because we are divided politically, we are $30 trillion in national debt, (and) the military forces in China and others are growing exponentially while ours … Continue reading

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World Oil and Natural Gas Reserves

Alternative facts abound. The U.S. is the world’s energy superpower. –– Republican letter dated March 3, 2022 The United States has the energy resources to knock Russia out of the oil and gas market entirely, … — Rep. Tom Reed. … Continue reading

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The Powell Doctrine

What’s the point of having this superb military … if we can’t use it? — Madeleine Albright The Powell Doctrine states that a list of questions all have to be answered affirmatively before military action is taken by the United … Continue reading

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When you are innocent … act like it

“When you are innocent … act like it,” Trey Gowdy “Our recollection keeps changing” on the Trump Tower meeting–Rudy Giuliani I have the absolute right to pardon myself–President Trump What does Robert Mueller know and what will he do about it? … Continue reading

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Reed on Trump

… let’s not come to a predetermined conclusion that the president is somehow engaged in this (collusion with Russia) nefarious activity…”–Tom Reed With “predetermined,” Tom suggests that people are jumping to conclusions. That is hardly the case–we have Trump’s own … Continue reading

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Tom Reed in West Elmira Jan. 31, 2015

Forcing government to behave Tom Reed spoke to about 20 people at the Elmira Town Hall on Jan. 31, 2015; seven wore AARP shirts. Here are some notes I took during the meeting. Tom’s monologue: Defense of Property NYS fracking … Continue reading

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How far the Grand Old Party has Fallen

The following article was submitted by New NY 23rd reader Deb Meeker. As the President of the United States and his Administration continues to deal with – Abroad: *ISIS created crisis in Iraq and Syria *the Palestinian and Israeli conflict *Russia’s continued attempt … Continue reading

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