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We’ve all known for months that Putin has been support the pro-Russian separtists in Eastern Ukraine, despite his denials. They had weapons, funding and ground support that couldn’t have come from anywhere but Moscow, but there was never obvious and… Continue reading
It is being characterized as an incursion and not an invasion at this point, but whatever you want to call it, one thing is for sure: the Russians are coming.
Just days ago, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen warned… Continue reading
Earlier today, Russia dispatched 280 trucks carrying humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine.
Television images showed a long line of tractor-trailers stretched along a road. A Russian Orthodox priest was shown sprinkling the trucks with holy water before their departure. And… Continue reading
It has been less than two weeks since the US and EU hit Russia with their toughest sanctions yet and Putin has responded with some sanctions of his own.
Today, Dmitri Medvedev, the Russian Prime Minister, announced that Russia would… Continue reading
The Republicans are standing on the brink of yet another missed opportunity to capitalize on a Democrat party with their backs against the wall.
Obamacare is still struggling. There are thousands of illegal migrants streaming across the southern border. Ukraine… Continue reading
“We have enormous input about this that points fingers,” Secretary of State John Kerry told CNN’s State of the Union Sunday. “It is pretty clear that this was a system from Russia, transferred to separatists. We know with confidence that… Continue reading
“We have emphasized our preference to resolve this issue diplomatically, but we have to see concrete actions and not just words…So far, Russia has failed to take any of the steps that I have mentioned. In fact, Russia’s support for… Continue reading
Obama Asks For $3.7 Billion To Aid Border But What We Really Need Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Yesterday, President Obama requested close to $4 billion from Congress to help handle the surge of young migrants – mostly children 12 years old and under – crossing the Texas border from Central America.
The money will be used to… Continue reading