Tag Archives: Putin

“Vladimir the Poisoner of Underpants”

Alexey Navalny said that. In five words he nailed Vladimir Putin. He spoke more words than those in court as he was sentenced to a couple of years in prison for…well. For being astoundingly heroic and dangerously heretical. The excerpt … Continue reading

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“Compare and contrast” US vs Russia

Remember those “compare and contrast” essay questions we used to get in school? I’m still in school — eternally in school — so let’s do another US vs Russia contrast. Russia: in response to the mass non-violent protests supporting Alexey … Continue reading

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A stunning contrast to make, no matter how many people are making it

On the front pages of today’s digital Times, two stories both of which — especially in combination — stop the heart. The mass assault on our democratic government by violent dopey thugs supporting a corrupt outgoing president. And… Russia’s peaceful … Continue reading

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