The G8 Suspends Russia: Too Little, Too Late or a Good Start?

    The G8 Suspends Russia: Too Little, Too Late or a Good Start?

    Yesterday, the West took a small step towards recognizing Russia for what it is: a rogue state that will operate outside international norms to aggrandize power and territory to itself. The G8 officially suspended Russia from membership because of its ravaging of Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea. “International law prohibits the acquisition of part or all of another state’s territory through coercion or force,” | Read More »

    Duffer-In-Chief

    President Obama is in Toronto for the G8 summit. With unemployment in America just shy of 10%, an environmental disaster in the Gulf, record budget deficits that the Fed Chairman has repeatedly called “unsustainable”, one would hope our president’s mind would be focused like a laser beam on issues that affect Americans. Nope. When U.S. President Barack Obama stepped off his helicopter in Huntsville on | Read More »

    Another US $Trillion for Global Aid, Recovery, Bailouts?

    Healines previewing the meeting of US President Obama with UK Prime Minister Brown this week seem to be concluding that the money is already spent.  With confident predictions of the meeting’s successful outcome, one has to wonder whose pocket is going to be picked for the funding needed to pay for these happy outcomes.   Obama has already committed $900 million to help terrorists in | Read More »