December 27th, 2005

yellow_elephant

US Still Out In Front In The Troop Withdrawl Posturing.

It is so good to know that the President, The Veep, and The SecDef all got their media punditry in play early about the american plans for the appropriate troop withdrawls from ThatIraqiThingiePoo before the Evil Liberal Media started it's Dastardly Deeds!

Such as noting that the Ukrainians and Bulgarians have bugged out, and the Polish are down sizing to managable levels.

Now granted, just because Putin is trying to leverage the Orange Revolution OUT of the Ukraine, is really not a good enough excuse for the Bulgarians to bring their troops home. I mean, the Russians would need to get through Roumania to get to them. But I think that the Ukranians and Poles have a good enough excuse for needing their troops home. Just in case the Belarus opt for Anschluss with Mother Russian to keep the lower energy prices they have been recieving.

Ah yes... mean while in Syria and Iran, the Indo-Chinese Oil Firms have been working on getting in on the new round of oil explorations. So if the Chinese, the Russians, and the Indians decide that there is a need for 'stability' in the Middle East.... Will there still be enough of a valiant fighting force of americans left to take on these folks who are not supporting our WhateverOnWhomever???

Will this lead to the need for a draft, to get enough boots on the ground. Or will the excuse for the need for the draft be a good enough excuse to authorize the para military forces, with or without authorization from the State Security Apparatus, to begin the process of destabilizing the enemies of the state CONUS who are not as supportive of the WhateverOnWhomever as they should be.

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yellow_elephant

Is Tradition, We Always Start World Wars In Balkans...

Well kiddies, the financial segment is reporting that Putin's Economic Advisor has tendered his resignation:
An outspoken economic adviser to President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he had offered his resignation, saying he could no longer work in a government that had done away with political freedoms.

Andrei Illarionov, the lone dissenter in a Kremlin dominated by Putin's fellow KGB veterans, was stripped of his duties as envoy to the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations earlier this year. However, he had remained Putin's economic adviser.

Illarionov made the move after harshly criticizing the Kremlin's course last week, when he said that political freedom in Russia has steadily declined and that government-controlled corporations have stifled competition and ignored public interests.

"It is one thing to work in a partly free country, which Russia was six years ago. It is quite another when the country has ceased to be politically free," he said Tuesday, according to the ITAR-Tass news agency.

[ cf forbes ]
I hate to remind folks that back in the day Komsomol tried to warn folks that if the CPSU fell, that it would be 'chicago style gangsterism'. I don't think that they really could have imagined that it would be the old boys network from the KGB who would be organizing a 'corporate statism' ( cf Corporatism ) as the way out of the WhicheverIsWhatever. But hey, it is some sort of progress, eh no?

And remember, Progess Is Progressive.

So we can only hope that their Commitment to Stopping the International TheyThemThoseTypes will stay in synch with our own WhateverOnWhomever, so that the world is kept safe for the WhicheverIsWhatever.

But the good news seems to be at least these are not issues in the Balkans...

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