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David McCullough has died

I’m glad he lived past the TFG years to see a measure of sanity returned to our democracy.
Posted by BeyondGeography | Mon Aug 8, 2022, 12:28 PM (38 replies)

Roger Waters is a political moron

Against my better judgment, I watched that Smerconish/Roger Waters CNN clip. The one where Waters defends his labelling Joe Biden as a war criminal and waves off any Russian and/or Chinese responsibility for any of the world’s current troubles.

Waters (among his many whoppers) claims the Soviets were well on the way to winning WWII without American help and that Smerconish is a hopeless ignorant dupe who needs to read more and get this thought that America has ever been on the right side of any significant foreign policy issue out of his empty head.

Like helping the Soviet Union avoid defeat at the hands of Nazi Germany, for instance.

Stalin and Kruschev are on the record, Roger:

"I want to tell you what, from the Russian point of view, the president and the United States have done for victory in this war," Stalin said. "The most important things in this war are the machines.... The United States is a country of machines. Without the machines we received through Lend-Lease, we would have lost the war."

Nikita Khrushchev offered the same opinion.

"If the United States had not helped us, we would not have won the war," he wrote in his memoirs. "One-on-one against Hitler's Germany, we would not have withstood its onslaught and would have lost the war. No one talks about this officially, and Stalin never, I think, left any written traces of his opinion, but I can say that he expressed this view several times in conversations with me."

Posted by BeyondGeography | Sun Aug 7, 2022, 02:09 PM (20 replies)

NYT Pitchbot has nothing on the real NYT

Posted by BeyondGeography | Fri Aug 5, 2022, 06:44 PM (2 replies)

That HIMARS munitions hit on 40 Russian train cars? Yes, it really happened.

Posted by BeyondGeography | Wed Aug 3, 2022, 04:31 PM (16 replies)

A progressive Ukrainian has her eyes opened by the Chomsky Left's coddling of Russia

Posted by BeyondGeography | Tue Aug 2, 2022, 09:35 AM (36 replies)

We took out Zawahiri

Biden to Trump: How’s that for getting to the bottom of 9/11?

Posted by BeyondGeography | Mon Aug 1, 2022, 05:45 PM (13 replies)

Ukraine's 'shadow army' working behind Russian lines to free Kherson - BBC News

Posted by BeyondGeography | Fri Jul 29, 2022, 03:24 PM (3 replies)

Talking Heads - The Great Curve (Live)

Posted by BeyondGeography | Fri Jul 29, 2022, 01:15 AM (3 replies)

New US estimate of Russian casualties in Ukraine is 75,000

Posted by BeyondGeography | Wed Jul 27, 2022, 10:39 PM (9 replies)

Murdoch's NY Post: Trump has proven himself unworthy to be this country's chief executive again.

Followed by about 1,000 mostly unbelieving comments.

Posted by BeyondGeography | Sat Jul 23, 2022, 04:47 AM (9 replies)
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