Tag: Biden

Biden’s Rogue Ultimatum to Ukraine


Biden apologists on the left and center-right point to a list of international institutions that believed Viktor Shokin, the Ukrainian prosecutor investigating Burisma, was corrupt and had to go. These institutions comprise a Who’s-Who list designed to dazzle the Frums and Frenches of the world: the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the G-7, and many more. “Everyone in the Western community wanted Shokin sacked…” senior fellow at the Atlantic Council Anders Aslund told the Wall Street Journal. At the risk of putting too fine a point on it, Aslund went so far as to include something called the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Well, if the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is onboard, say no more…

Readers may be forgiven for thinking that this argument from authority is just more fake news of the “51 former intelligence officials” variety. That’s because it is. More to the point, it is an attempt to recast then-Vice President Biden’s threat to withhold $1 billion in U.S. aid to Ukraine not as a rogue threat, but a simple extension of Obama administration policy.

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Joe Biden gave speech to residents of Lahaina. Because of fire damage they held it at the fairgrounds. Biden starts off the speech by saying he got there as soon as he could. Someone at the back of the crowd enthusiastically  shouted  “Pulukeke.”  Then Biden told them how he knew what fire could do because […]

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Obama and His Legacy


I saw this today on Twitter (or X) today and it was an interesting read. The author is a fan of Obama and he reviews a book written by David Garrow.

There are some interesting aspects to an articles that is overtly nice to Obama. The first section notes that his “autobiography” Dreams of My Father has some inconsistencies.  We’ve known that before, but the article shows one example specifically. Obama relates a story about breaking up with his then-current girlfriend Sheila Miyoshi Jager.