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The Current Crisis
The Current Crisis
by | Oct 4, 2022

Washington — Whatever happened to the Russian Army? For that matter, whatever happened to the Russian Air Force or the Russian Navy, whose flagship is now at the bottom of the Black Sea? The answer is nothing. Nothing has happened…

by | Sep 27, 2022

Washington — I have always thought that there was something very odd about this COVID pandemic. From start to finish, it has been entoiled in claims of politics. The Democrats murmured against what dark doings President Donald Trump was up…

by | Sep 21, 2022

Washington — The enormous outpouring of affection for Queen Elizabeth II has recently demonstrated to the world that monarchy is not dead. Now attention will turn to King Charles III, and we shall see how he will do. As I…

by | Sep 13, 2022

Washington — I met King Charles III when he was but the Prince of Wales on the evening of Nov. 2, 2005. I was the guest of President George W. Bush, and he invited me to the White House, perhaps…

by | Aug 30, 2022

Washington — Supposedly President Joe Biden’s popularity went up last week. How did he achieve this feat, raising his popularity from 36 percent to the low 40s? He did it the old-fashioned way. Joe bought the votes of 45 million…

by | Aug 23, 2022

Washington — Back in the days when George H.W. Bush resided in the White House, he told me rather cryptically that I would be getting an invitation to the White House. A few days later I had luncheon with his…

by | Aug 16, 2022

Washington — We have not seen the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, riding around the Russian countryside on horseback and shirtless lately, have we? In fact, much of the time he is photographed seated at the end of a very long…

by | Aug 9, 2022

Washington — Frankly, I was not surprised by the abortion vote in conservative Kansas last week. I was saddened, but I understood. There were enough Kansans who had their minds fixed on matters such as sky-high inflation, an economy in…

by | Aug 2, 2022

Washington — In August, I retreat from the hurly-burly of the contemporary world to the relative peace and quiet of more serene times. This August, I have retreated to the 1960s and to the presidential race that pitted Sen. John…

by | Jul 26, 2022

Washington — Pope Francis is up to his old tricks again. He has essentially banned the Latin Mass. Beginning this autumn, Roman Catholics will be greeted every Sunday — and for the truly devout, everyday — with the modern post–Vatican…

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