As the 75th anniversary of World War II’s end is celebrated today, few Americans know of the Soviet Union’s major role in that victory, making them more susceptible to viral political infections like “Russia-gate”. These two articles fall short of a vaccine to prevent wacky “all-roads-lead-to-Putin”-style gems by the likes of Nancy Pelosi-McCarthy. We simply offer them as a needed historical corrective — an easily administered antidote to help counteract deeply ensconced anti-Russian poison, while we work on a vaccine.
VE Day: Once We Were Allies; Then Came MICIMATT (the Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think-Tank Complex)
By Ray McGovern, May 8, 2020
N.B. Please remember to click on the embedded link for a VIPS colloquy on “Who Defeated the Nazis”: ( https://raymcgovern.com/2020/05/06/who-defeated-the-nazis-a-colloquy/ )
‘Obama’s Self-Deceit’ [or ‘Exceptionalism: Giving Hypocrisy a Bad Name’]
By Joe Lauria, Sept. 29, 2015 (republished May 8, 2020)
Five years ago at the UN, President Obama, who had boasted earlier of ordering military strikes on seven countries, chastised Russia and China for not abiding by the rules of international behavior.