Tag Archives: Politics

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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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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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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Is Free Speech Really Free?

  Big news about Elon Musk buying the Twitter.  The world’s richest man and a powerful social medium platform, what could possibly go wrong? Mr. Musk wants free speech, including imploring his fieriest critic to stay with the Twitter. However, … 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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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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Texan Politics

  Texas Governor Greg Abbott is up for re-election this November, and the State border is his top issue. Regardless if you are familiar with his candidacy or policy, chances are you have felt the impact from his policy at … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Update – “Phase 2”

  It has been more than one and a half month since Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine. His original plan of taking over Kyiv and having a quick regime change did not work out (the Ukrainian fought them off). As a … Continue reading

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