2/23/22 Putin Still Holds the Upper Hand

Question: What men may be said to be made from trees? (Answer below)

During a news conference on Tuesday, Biden announces Russia sanctions, troop movements in response to Ukraine invasion – from FOX News. You can listen to excerpts from this press conference this morning on UpFront, along this interpretation from the hosts.


GOP House leaders say Biden’s policies enabled Russia’s invasion of Ukraine From a statement issued by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy: “Sadly, President Biden consistently chose appeasement and his tough talk on Russia was never followed by strong action. Lethal aid was slow-walked, anti-air and anti-ship capabilities were never directly provided, pre-invasion sanctions proportionate to the aggression Putin had already committed were never imposed, and sanctions on Nord Stream 2 were waived.” 


Heritage President: Chinese Communist Party Watching Biden’s Response to Ukraine “What the U.S. does next is of critical importance because this conflict is about far more than Russia and Ukraine. It is about whether America’s adversaries, especially the Chinese Communist Party, will look at the United States in the coming months and years as a formidable adversary, or a weakening and irresolute superpower.” – Kevin Roberts


From Just the News Supreme Court rejects Trump’s appeal in records dispute with House Jan. 6 panel, ending case – The former president was attempting to block the transfer of his White House records to the special committee. This decision means the Democrats get to poke around in White House communications that were considered private at the time they were made. Now you can expect the Democrats to have the material to use the January 6th “investigation” as an election issue this fall.


Court Orders Trump to Sit for Deposition in New York Investigation; Trump Responds From the Epoch Times. It has been a bad court week so far for Donald Trump. President Trump, his daughter Ivanka and Donald Jr. have been ordered to give depositions in the investigation into the Trump Organization being pursued by Attorney General Letitia James, who “vowed to investigate Trump” while campaigning for the post she ultimately won.


“People Need to Go to Jail” said Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday. You and I both remember when President Trump said ‘the Democrats are spying on me,’” Cruz told host Bill Hemmer on Fox News Sunday, And the corporate media collectively laughed at him. They mocked him. They said what a ridiculous claim for him to make. Well, if what special counsel [John] Durham is alleging is true, what Donald Trump said was absolutely right.”


According to the Post Millenial, Antifa in Portland, OR is starting to get some push back on their tough guy tactics and “fighting fascism” BS. Evidentially, on Saturday night, they were holding a demonstration protesting the shooting of Amir Locke, a 22-year-old black man who was shot by police in Minneapolis earlier this month. At this point, it appears they got into a dispute with an armed homeowner and it didn’t turn out well. 1 dead, 5 injured after mass shooting at Portland Antifa gathering Increasingly, citizens are getting tired of letting Antifa have their way with innocent people and letting them destroy private property with impunity.


Answer: Aldermen

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