Category Archives: history

Week In Review – 15 May 2022

Summery weather arrived overnight in Washington DC.  Just in time for the abortion right demonstration downtown (and across the nation?). Was the US Supreme Court draft opinion leaked on purpose or a matter of lacking discipline? All 98 pages of … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Update #3 – Kharkiv

  Finland President Sauli Niinistö told Russian President Vladimir Putin today that it will seek NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) membership – the exact outcome that Putin is trying to prevent. Here is the thing: Niinistö assured Putin that this decision … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 8 May 2022

There is no more direct relationship than between a mother and her child.  So to all the moms – Happy Mother’s Day! And to those lucky ones whose mother is still around, I hope you find it in your heart … Continue reading

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Victory Day!

  Today is Cinco de Mayo, Mexican’s Victory day celebrating its win over the larger and better equipped French forces at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. Apropos the scenario is the war in Ukraine. The Russian invading … Continue reading

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QT & Inflation

  Today, the Federal Reserve (also known as the Fed or US Central Bank) decided to raise interest rate (by half of a percent). A big deal because it’s the the largest hike in two decades. And more is to … Continue reading

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War Of Attrition

  President Biden asked US Congress for additional $33 billion Ukraine aids. Of which over $20 billion will be for weapons, ammunition, and other military aid, $8.5 billion in direct economic aid to Ukraine’s government, and additional $3 billion humanitarian … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Update #2 – Mariupol

  Vladimir Putin declares success in taking the Ukraine port city Mariupol in spite of the resistance of the Ukrainian troops that are holding out in a steel plant. Putin needs a victory in his specialized military operation. And taking … Continue reading

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It’s A Breaking News Day

  Another great duck day here in Washington DC. It was raining the moment I woke up this morning and continued on and off throughout the day. Even now I hear the pitter-patter sound of the raindrops outside. Be that … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 17 Apr 2022

  The 126th Boston Marathon is tomorrow, 9 years since the bombing incident. This will be the first race back to its original Spring schedule. Unfortunately, 63 qualified runners from either Russia or Belarus are banned from participating as a … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Resurgence

  It is Spring Break.  With the thermometer climbing higher in Washington DC area, people are venturing outdoor taking advantage of the nicer weather (myself included). But I was surprised to see many people are maskless while congregating indoor. It … Continue reading

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