Category Archives: Politics

Putin’s New Clothes

  Yesterday, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared his annexation of four Ukrainian territories. His action came in defiance to the international criticism and more tellingly the reality on the battlefield. It was the modern day version of the Emperor’s New … Continue reading

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Six Weeks To Midterm Elections

  Yes indeed, in six weeks the US midterm elections will take place. Not a whole lot of time for the candidates, but one never knows what will happen in the remaining days. A couple of big picture indicators are … Continue reading

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Office Politics – A Necessary Evil?

  Office politics is the politics with a small ‘p,‘ and it is a game that I love to hate for its nebulous practice and pervasiveness. Let’s face it. As long as there are more than two people, in-person or … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 18 Sep 2022

The Queen Elizabeth II of UK, the longest reigning monarch, has been lying in state at the Westminster hall pending her funeral tomorrow.  An historical transfer of monarch from Queen Elizabeth II to King Charles III will be witnessed by … Continue reading

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What Would Putin Do?

  Ukrainian military is handing Vladimir Putin, the Russian President, a beat down in recent week. Which open a window for anti-Putin factions inside Russia to voice their opposition against the Russian leader’s specialized military operation. Internationally, Western sanctions against … Continue reading

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2022 Primary Season Is Now Over

  Yesterday, the last round of the primaries wrapped up the 2022 primary season (197 days). With 55 days to November 8th, there are some clear signs for the upcoming midterm election and potentially the 2024 Presidential Election in two … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 4 Sep 2022

It’s Labor Day weekend in the US – a long weekend holiday on Monday.   Many take advantage of this opportunity to squeeze in one last summer travel before the month of September fully kicks in.  I understand this thinking but am uncertain … Continue reading

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Moral Authority

  In our political arena, moral authority is sorely lacking. President Biden’s speech on Thursday talked about fighting for the soul of the nation. A phrase reflects his emotional truth on how he felt about United States as a country … Continue reading

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Appraising September

September is upon us. Are you ready for the Summer to be over and it followed by the Autumn to cool thing off (in the Northern Hemisphere)? If you are, give me a “hallelujah,” or even if you’re not. Similar … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 14 Aug 2022

Wildfires, storms, and periods of drought are on the rise in intensity and frequency due to global warming. Coincidentally, the US Congress passed a bill that incentivizes alternatives to fossil fuels and investments to combat greenhouse effect. Other than natural … Continue reading

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