Category Archives: U.S.S.R

Yes, Prime Minister. Or rather, Yes, Mr. President.


In many ways, President Obama resembles British Prime Minister Hacker of the 1980’s BBC comedy series Yes, Prime Minister. Yes, Prime Minister Yes, Prime Minister, my favorite BBC comedy series, featured bumbling Prime Minister Jim Hacker striving for his place … Continue reading

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Thinking about the Coming Election and other stuff –


put me in mind of some of my favorite old songs and of their persistent relevance. Scots ballads Based on a poem by Robert Burns (1759 – 1796), this ballad labeled Ode to Humanity seeks equal rights for all as … Continue reading

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Israel faces a threat far greater than did the United States in 2001.


The damage done to the United States on September 11, 2001 was horrific. Yet we are able each year to hold somber Nine-Eleven remembrances. Should the greater and more obvious threat now facing Israel not be countered, there may be … Continue reading

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Trust but verify applies not only to foreign governments.


Governance of a free people requires their continuously earned trust.  Verification is needed to preserve that trust when it is justified and to destroy that trust when it is no longer justified. That is not solely the function of the … Continue reading

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Let us be Fair, Peaceful and Healthy.


Fairness is good, unfairness is bad. Peace is good, war is bad. ‘Tis better to be rich and healthy than sick and poor. Having brought us courageously from the dark and into The Light, President Obama is also leading us … Continue reading

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Pravda frowns on Governor Romney.


He is out of touch, out of date and unelectable. But President Obama is like a Red Red Rose. Oh my luve is like a red, red rose, That’s newly sprung in June: Oh my luve is like the melodie, That’s … Continue reading

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Enlightened self-interest and international relations


In theory, it may beat commonly praised alternatives. But to what extent can we rely on it in practice? Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell (1872 – 1970) was a British mathematician and philosopher. He wrote prolifically in both disciplines … Continue reading

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