Category Archives: The Russo-Georgian War

Big News from Denver and Bigger News Elsewhere

Monday, August 25, 2008, and the Democratic National Convention opened. Yes, pre-packaged hurrah-for-our-side silliness, but the first day had its moments.   The last Kennedy left standing, of the four brothers – coming off surgery to remove what they could … Continue reading

Posted in Cheney, Cindy McCain, Democratic Convention, Democrats do Something Right, Foreign Policy, History Being Made, McCain, McCain: Hot-Head, Michelle Obama, Michelle Obama's Convention Speech, Neoconservate Thought, New Cold War, Nouri al-Maliki, Patriotism, Post-Racial America, Race and America, Russia and Georgia War, Russian Empire, Ted Kennedy, Ted Kennedy in Denver, The Russo-Georgian War, Timelines for Withdrawal, Withdrawal From Iraq | Leave a comment

Another One Bites the Dust and Most of Us Shrug

The friends of George Bush have a hard time – Blair is gone, and many Brits are glad of that, and that embarrassing buffoon Berlusconi got the boot, but as the Italians are an odd lot, he’s now back, even … Continue reading

Posted in America's Loss of Respect, American Imperialism, Bush's Personal Diplomacy, Bush's Personality, Choosing Allies, Defending Georgia, Diplomacy, Elitism, Foreign Policy, McCain, McCain the Warrior, Mikhail Saakashvili, Obama, Pakistan, Personality-Driven Politics, Pervez Musharraf Resigns, Populist Politics, Russia and Georgia War, Silvio Berlusconi, The Russo-Georgian War | Leave a comment