Category Archives: Appeasement

The Surreal World of Blue Dogs and Apologizing for Staving Off Catastrophe

Yep – Blue Dogs – you know those guys – conservative Democrats committed to pro-business anti-labor anti-government financial positions, and kill-’em-all national security positions, and more than willing to agree with the Republicans against the uppity common people, and against … Continue reading

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Bitter Realism

Some of us – we’re old now – remember the images. It was Hungary in 1956 – in October of that year there was an uprising, the Hungarians deciding they’d had enough of that Stalinist crap and it was time … Continue reading

Posted in America's Loss of Respect, Appeasement, Appeasement or Realism, Defending Georgia, Drumbeats of War, Foreign Policy, Hungary 1956, McCain, Neoconservate Thought, No Military Options, Pittsburgh, Prague Spring, Russia and Georgia War, The War Lover, Uncategorized, War With Russia, What Can Be Done, William "Bill" Kristol | Leave a comment