Vindman

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When I watched LTC Vindman march up to Congress for his off-camera testimony before Adam Schiff's impeachment committee, and heard that he was a naturalized US citizen originally from Ukraine, I first noticed the CIB (Combat Infantryman's Badge)...

Crime Syndicate; How China and Russias Bought off the Washington Establishment

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My background for this observation is 30+ years with China, the Far East, including the last days of the Soviet Union in both Russia and Ukraine in 1991-1992 and finally the mostly Balkans through 2009. This is a book...

A Memo to President Trump: Beware of the Green Card Bias

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This is a hard subject to talk about. President Trump and I belong to a generation when the natural law of "becoming American" was still operational, even for Indians who immigrated here in the 1960s....

“I Hope I Get a Good Mafia”

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That was actually said in the early days of the crumbling Soviet Union. The speaker was a young man from the Caucasus who had staked out a street corner in Moscow where he planned to set up a kiosk...

First Principles: First Impressions about America

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Anyone, anywhere, who hears the name "America" already has a first impression about America; either positive or negative. It doesn't matter if he/she is 18 or 80, and located anywhere in the world. If abroad those...

Judging Beauty, Goodness and Virtue

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"If you judge Beauty or Goodness or Virtue solely based on what you see in the mirror you will likely die a painful death...whether old or young. Just ask Kurt Cobain" from St George Frederick, an old friend returned.