NATO Considering Military Confrontation with Russia?

NATO member countries are in talks to send in a battalion of troops to each of three Baltic states bordering Russia. Each battalion would be comprised of anywhere from 800 to 1,000 troops. That proposal is the more aggressive one. An alternative proposal on the table is to send just one NATO battalion to cover the entire region, The Wall Street Journal reports. The plan also would formally put the troops from different member countries under NATO command. Although the idea garnered support Read more […]

Russians Hire Lobbyists to go after US Natural Gas

Russia’s second-largest natural gas producer has hired a U.S. lobbying firm to target economic sanctions and liquefied natural gas terminal permitting. Disclosure filings show that OAO Novatek, Russia’s second-largest gas company, hired the Washington, D.C.-based lobbying firm Qorvis MSL LLC to pressure Congress and the White House on economic sanctions targeting Russian energy producers and a bill dealing with natural gas exports. The D.C.-based lobbying firm has a long list of clients, including Read more […]

More Idiotic Hypocrisy of Sequestration That Should Get Obama Impeached

Over the past month, we have seen example after example of the federal government’s wasteful spending in one area and ethically wrong cuts in other areas due to Obama’s sequestration.  From the cancellation of White House tours to the docking of nearly half a dozen air craft carriers, it’s been obvious that the sequester spending cuts are purposely designed to hurt the nation and the American people, but not the people making the cuts. Border Patrol and Customs agents face up to 20+ days Read more […]