Massive show of force in Kiev puts Russia on its heels.
Putin vs. Pro-West Ukrainians
By Arnold Ahlert Full Story
The massively attended Sunday protest in Kiev, highlighted by the toppling and smashing of the monument to Vladimir Lenin, has apparently forced Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s hand. Yesterday, he called for talks with former government leaders and opposition forces aimed at resolving the nation’s political crisis. It is a crisis ignited by his decision to turn away from Europe and feed Russian strongman Vladimir Putin’s dreams of a Eurasian Union, which is little more than a thinly-veiled effort to restore Russian hegemony over large swaths of Eastern Europe.
Nelson Mandela’s funeral is a time for praying not preening
Western leaders wearing Winnie’s Necklace to Mandela Memorial
By Judi McLeod Full Story
Barack and Michelle Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton, George and Laura Bush will all figuratively wear a necklace at Nelson Mandela’s memorial tomorrow—the Winnie Mandela necklace that is the most grotesque one of all time.
One wonders who Obama sees when he looks in the mirror
Obama Morphs Mandela
By Alan Caruba Full Story
It will be difficult for Obama to be the center of attention when he attends the memorial of Nelson Mandela. Former Presidents Clinton and Bush will be there as well.
Architect of Obamacare, Zeke Emanuel
Obamacare Architect Now Says If You Want to Keep Your Doctor, You Have To Pay More
By Alan Joel Full Story
On Sunday, the architect of Obamacare, Zeke Emanuel, modified another one of Obama’s promises. This time, he explained the “if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor” now actually means “if you want to, you can pay for it,”.
God, the people, and government
Why America is Exceptional
By Jeff Lukens Full Story
The United States is the most dynamic and powerful nation in world history. No major issue of global peace or stability can be resolved without involvement by the United States. This state of affairs did not occur by accident. It is testimony of the exceptional nature of this land and its people.