Tag Archives: Vladimir Putin

Of Clinton, Putin, e-mail servers, and energy stocks

All wars are about natural resources. Vladimir Putin’s alleged hack of Hillary Clinton’s e-mail servers was a low cost preemptive strike against a potential president with designs on upsetting Russia’s energy economy via a natural gas/oil trade war or worse, … Continue reading

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Low approval rating and U.S. being “not so innocent” gives Trump centrist opportunity

Donald Trump has a low approval rating. According to data cited by Time, 53% of Americans disapprove of how the 45th president is doing his job while 44% give him the thumbs up. Comments made last weekend about similarities between … Continue reading

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No. Vladimir Putin does not want Donald Trump to be president.

Mr Putin needs a predictable factor in the White House; he needs Hillary Clinton in the White House. In any negotiation where Mr Putin can achieve an advantage, he needs the person across the table from him to be smart … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush should try viewing Putin as a corporate raider

Jeb Bush has been sharing his thoughts with German leadership and the European press about Vladimir Putin and his aggressive moves on the Crimean peninsular. The New York Times reports Mr. Bush referring to the Russian president as a “bully” … Continue reading

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Of Thugs and Clowns ….

“I just did what I do best. I took your little plan and I turned it on itself. Look what I did to this city with a few drums of gas and a couple of bullets. Hmmm? You know… You … Continue reading

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