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Ben Stein’s Diary
Ben Stein’s Diary
by | Apr 5, 2022

Tuesday The world is going crazy. Just plain crazy. Russia invades a sovereign state, Ukraine, without any provocation. The USA sends weapons to Ukraine, but clearly not enough. The Russians are now shown to be mass-murdering civilians in Ukraine and…

by | Mar 29, 2022

Monday All morning long I had a nightmare. It would not stop. I was on the pier where we keep one of our boats in Sandpoint. I kept falling off and slipping under the water. But the water was not…

by | Mar 22, 2022

Tuesday Let’s face facts. Let’s look at something grim and terrifying. Comrade Putin is an aggressive dictator of a nation with above 6,000 nuclear warheads. He recognizes no limits on his cruelty and his ambition. He’s apparently not feeling well…

by | Mar 21, 2022

Monday The Russians are now where the Nazis were when they invaded Poland. Indiscriminate terror killing of civilians to “break the morale” of the Ukrainian people. The U.S. stands fairly idly by. Where is Mr. Biden? He’s been MIA for…

by | Mar 8, 2022

I am writing this in a large but dreary hotel room in Orlando, Florida. I’m about to give a speech to a large group of retired people. These are well-to-do retired persons. That means they are smart. They have the…

by | Feb 28, 2022

Monday — Hey! What the hell happened? Life was going along peacefully aside from some race riots and the collapse of education and culture as the country got crushed under the iron heel of “diversity” and then, “Boom,” Comrade Putin pushed…

by | Feb 24, 2022

Wednesday Now we know something we did not know before about WHY Putin is attacking Ukraine. This has been the big question since 2014. Russia is an immense country. It has every kind of mineral resource, unlimited arable land, and…

by | Feb 22, 2022

Tuesday History is a great help in understanding today and tomorrow. Specifically, what we are seeing right now shows how thoughtfully Mr. Putin has read and understood his progenitor in statecraft, Adolf Hitler. As everyone once knew, World War I…

by | Feb 20, 2022

Saturday–Beverly Hills Another perfect day here. Blue skies. Slight breeze. No clouds. Temperatures in the mid-70s. I’ve been blown to pieces by the truth that it’s President’s Weekend and almost no attention is being given to the greatest American President…

by | Feb 18, 2022

The Ukraine war has started with shelling of Ukraine by the mighty Russian army artillery — famous for their power since the Napoleonic Wars and maybe before that. My humble advice to our President: 1. Follow George Washington’s advice. “Avoid…

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