Category Archives: Putin

GOP divided, prosecute Putin in absentia

One of several identity crises in the Republican Party jumped to front page last week when Ron DeSantis (pictured below), the leading challenger to Donald Trump, became a mini-Trump with a soft-on-Putin’s stance on Ukraine. The Republican Party has historically … Read the rest

Put the hammer down on Putin

It’s crunch time in Ukraine’s defense of its democracy against the brutal, unprovoked criminal Russian invasion that just passed its one-year anniversary. One of the best assessments of the state of the war and America’s role in Ukraine’s heroic defense … Read the rest

Like the Finns in 1939, Ukraine proved Russians can be stopped

UKRAINE – RUSSIA UPDATE Like Stalin, like Putin. If you want to understand Putin’s unprovoked, empire-reaching, fantastical, barbaric and inhuman assault on Ukraine, look back 84 years to Josef Stalin’s assault on Finland in the winter of 1939-1940. Stalin’s brutal … Read the rest

Bipartisan U.S. resolve paying off in Ukraine

With the election of Derrick Van Orden, a retired Navy Seal with five combat tours to the Wisconsin delegation, there should be more of a united front in favor of the “U.S. investment” in defeating Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. … Read the rest

Retreat from Kherson: a sobering reality for Putin

The humiliating defeat Vladimir Putin suffered in his army’s retreat from Kherson was a war-changing victory for Ukrainian warriors and their western allies. There’s lot more to it than the reclamation of one regional capital. The retreat of the Russian … Read the rest

Close Ranks Against Weakened Putin

With 535 Americans in the U.S. Congress, you have to concede that there is a small percentage who haven’t read or understood much history on how great evil can descend on the world if power-mad leaders like Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini … Read the rest

Allied support could push Putin to exit

It is reassuring that the Wisconsin congressional delegation and Congress in general has stayed in a bipartisan mode when it comes to defying Russia in defense of the Ukrainian democracy. Republicans and Democrats don’t agree much anymore on big ticket … Read the rest

Russia now on defensive in Ukraine

Unique in an era of volatile international politics, the unswerving leadership and commitment of the Biden Administration, the U.S. Congress and our Western allies have put Russia on the defensive in Ukraine. The war is far from over as Putin’s … Read the rest

American HIMARS changing outlook for Ukrainian war

Seventy per cent of Russian attacks on Ukraine are now reported to be against civilian targets – apartment buildings, schools, universities, medical facilities, neighborhoods and shopping centers. Of late, the Russian’s shellings and missile strikes have landed in many parts … Read the rest

GOP shaky on Ukraine; Wisconsin delegation hangs tough

It is not often in life that Americans are presented with a black and white choice between good and unmitigated evil, between war and peace. Such is the weight of the strategic decision to stand with heroic Ukrainians and their … Read the rest