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March 1, 2022

We can't lose the House in November.

Can we please keep in mind that we have an election to win in November of this year. We can't allow Republicans to take control of anything. It would behoove us to keep lively on this issue.

March 1, 2022

Dr. Ironfist

Your challenge is to find out who Dr. Ironfist is. Use this link:


No cheating!

Meanwhile, also look at the convoy on the road to Kiev. We are not amused. We have to help Ukraine fight off this onslaught. It was good news that it was bogged down, but that won't last.

It seems to me that, even if Putin does not accomplish the take over of all of Ukraine, he will at least destroy Kiev. Perhaps his mission all along was just to replace that government. Nobody knows what this astonishing assault is all about. It sure isn't any humanitarian concern for Donbas.

The best news I've heard is that the EU may accept Ukraine as a member.


March 1, 2022

Grateful for little visiting bird.

I have a chicken coop near my back door. There is a little bird that visits daily. I don't know what kind he/she is, but it is small and perky. It comes every day to sit for awhile up on the corner braces. I don't know why. He seems to be surveying his domain. There are no current chickens in there, no food or anything. He couldn't get in there, anyway. I know this is silly, but I always see that bird and pretend that he is visiting me to check on me.

It's plausible. I am hooked on seeing this bird. Occasionally, he doesn't come, and I worry about him. I have thought of leaving him food, but I can't reach up there anymore. So, I am thinking of fixing a table for him. Still a month or so of Winter left. Wish I had thought of it sooner.

February 28, 2022

"Access Denied"

I was waiting for the "stakeout" presser, and then suddenly the message "Access Denied" came up, and that was the end of that.
I'll be honest. I want to see if any politico loses patience and whacks that Ambassador over the head. If they kick Russia out of the UN, I want to witness that.

So, we shall see. Not the first time I have been rejected with an "Access denied" message. We have all had that happen.

February 28, 2022

US expels 12 diplomats?

I am listening to the Russian ambassador's presser just prior to resumption of the UN meeting. He got a phone call during the questioning. He told the reporters that the US has expelled 12 Russian diplomats and given them until March 7th to leave. This is big news. No, he didn't know who among them were told to leave.

February 28, 2022

I am watching the UN meeting this morning

I have noticed how they are managing the speeches. They have two guys out there cleaning the podium after every speaker. It takes two. One to spray the cleaning fluid, and the other to wipe it down. It takes TWO guys to do that. (I applaud them for that act of cleaning.)

See, it takes more than one to clean up a bad thing...it will take ALL of us.


February 25, 2022

The Turkish ship that was hit

First, I'd like to apologize for usurping someone's thread; I believe that someone else mentioned this incident, but I can't locate it.

A Turkish ship was hit by a shell or a missile:


Turkey is a member of NATO. This is all that NATO needs to insert itself into the fight. It doesn't matter that no one got hurt. It wouldn't even matter if Turkey didn't care, although the article includes:

"Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, however, issued a stronger statement denouncing the attack on the ship and the assault. Calling it a violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and an unjustified attack he said that “Turkey supports Ukraine’s struggle to preserve its territorial integrity,"

But, nothing happened. No response. Who was Russia shooting at and why? Are their gunners so inept that they shot a missile at a ship transiting the sea? They certainly weren't crawling along the shore area. And to nail the wheelhouse?

Don't tell me that it was an accident. Ukraine is not the one that massacred all those border guards on that island. If it was an accident, it still was a hit on a NATO member. Does no one care?

No, apparently not. Yet if excuse were needed, this is it. This is an example of a slow, confused response. Turkey should be complaining bigtime at the UN and at NATO, perhaps tomorrow. At least get it on record for posterity.

But, I'll just say, repeating words previously said like an automaton, and then doing no protest with the proper authorities, kinda indicates that you don't really care if someone shot up your ship without provocation. This is all NATO needs to justify helping Ukraine. Yet, there will be nothing. Did Turkey close those two straits yet? No.

February 25, 2022

This is an interactive satellite map

that you might enjoy. You can look at Brest and see how much larger it is compared to Terespol. The Bug River is there but hard to follow. You can go to the Baltic Sea and the quality of the shore line and such is really good.

It scrolls well and zooms well, but there are no other filters.


February 25, 2022

If Finland were invaded tomorrow

and they are not NATO, would we show up and defend them, if they were begging for help?

February 25, 2022

Okay, let's say that they are assembling troops and equipment

at Brest. Brest is in Belarus at the border near Poland. It is opposite to a city called Terespol, which is in Poland, on the other side of the Bug River.

If Russia took control of the Bug River, it would have a waterway going through Poland, but also connecting up to Ukraine. The river lets out in the Baltic Sea. It is said to be navigable for the most part, but I don't know what size ship.

Suppose they practiced that pontoon bridge deployment to cross the Bug River? The Bug River acts as a border between Poland and Belarus. Why would they start stocking up troops and equipment on that spot in the border? It isn't convenient to Ukraine; it's convenient to Poland.

If they started an attack there, and also from Kaliningrad, and also from the Ukraine border, then they'd have them on three sides.

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