Category Archives: Politics

Violence Is Not Acceptable

  Over the weekend lots of violence around.  Why is this happening? Could it be that some people are mistaking our freedoms or taking them to the extreme? I will take a stab at probing that question in this post. … 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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The Abortion Politics

  In case you missed it, a bill to codify women’s right to abortion failed in the US Senate today. Let’s be clear, the bill titled “Women’s Health Protection Act” was introduced by Senate Democrats with no chance of passing. … 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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Week In Review – 1 May 2022

First, a slight bit of relief from the Mariupol steel plant stand-off. United Nations and International Committee of the Red Cross were able to evacuate civilians there this weekend. This is after the UN Secretary-General António Guterres met with Russian President … 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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Think Win-win?

  Is win-win possible? Not always. The world as we know it has good and bad people. Within that context, a win-win outcome would not possible – when both the good and bad people win. Sometimes a forced outcome is … Continue reading

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The So-what Test

  The Russian Ambassador to the US compares the US and its allies’ sending arms to Ukraine as “pouring oil on the flame.” Meaning, the addition of military aids from the West inflames the Russia-Ukraine conflict and leads to more … Continue reading

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Beware Of Emotional Intelligence

  Our world has no shortage of pains and sufferings. In the past, present, and, I am certain, future as well.  So emotional intelligence would seem to be a plus skill. Not so fast. Professor Adam Grant of University of … 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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