Category Archives: La Russophobe

Achtung!! Ve Have Vays Off Making You Not To Talk!

Customarily, I am not a fan of the play-by-play “Twitter” style post (I’m going into the coffee shop now…whoops! I spilled my goat’s-milk latte). But I just had to share this comedic moment with you – I have been banned … Continue reading

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Diary of a Madwoman

Laughter, according to Dr. Robert Provine, is part of the universal human vocabulary. We don’t do it consciously; it is an impulse, and we’re all born with the ability – even Dick Cheney, although you may have never seen him … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Government, Investment, La Russophobe, Politics, Russia, Vladimir Putin | Tagged , , , , , | 243 Comments

Thank You for Flying Capital – Hope to See You Again Soon

Remember Alice Cooper? Boy, I sure do. He gave my teen years meaning, and “School’s Out” blew the rivets out of the rock charts in 1972. Those raucous opening chords made me offer up my worthless soul to be able … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Government, Investment, La Russophobe, Politics, Russia, Trade, Vladimir Putin | Tagged , , , , , | 84 Comments

Boris Nemtsov, Habitual Lawbreaker

Probably everyone has heard of Voltaire, the great French author and philosopher. What you might not know is there was really no such person as Voltaire; it was a pen name adopted by Francois Marie Arouet, who assumed the nom-de-plume … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Nemtsov, Government, Khodorkovsky, La Russophobe, Law and Order, Rule of Law, Russia | Tagged , , , , , | 226 Comments

Will the Real Russian Foreign Policy Please Stand Up?

I admit it: I’m weak. I looked around a little for something to write about, went to The Power Vertical – hey! Robert Coalson appears no longer to be part of that cooperation. Yeah, I’m sure I could have found … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Japan, La Russophobe, Russia, Saakashvili, Spies | Tagged , , , , , | 79 Comments

One Standard for Me, Another for Thee

I’m feeling a little lazy today, and since The Power Vertical deigned to supply anything outrageous to write about (I frequently find little to disagree with in Mr. Whitmore’s writing, and Mr. Coalson has been rather quiet of late), and there … Continue reading

Posted in Government, La Russophobe, Russia, Stalin | Tagged , , , | 16 Comments

La Russophobe and Paul Goble; Just Say No to Imperialist Corporatism

    Can anybody tell me what the hell this is about? This crazy rant, third-hand from La Russophobe via The Indispensable Paul Goble via Aleksey Shornikov is suddenly beginning to gain a fair bit of traction with russophobes and … Continue reading

Posted in Government, La Russophobe, Russia, Yury Luzhkov | Tagged , , , , | 22 Comments

Hey, Baby – We’re Still Here

What with writing on a variety of sources that I typically do not, guest posts and the like, it’s been some time since I visited my old friend and muse La Russophobe. I’ve slowly come round to the viewpoint that … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Investment, La Russophobe, Russia, Uncategorized, Yury Luzhkov | Tagged , , , , | 34 Comments

Dave Essel – A Train Wreck as a Prophet

Hi, Dave – yeah, this is your ass calling. Good, I’m doing good; how was your summer? Anyway, I was wondering if you could take your head out of me. Seriously, it’s getting uncomfortable. What? You’re doing research? Well, like, … Continue reading

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Misty Water-Coloured Memories…Of the Way We Were

At the instigation of my much-admired colleague at Sublime Oblivion, we’re going to take a closer look today at La Russophobe’s revulsion for the Obama government, as well as her longing for the good ol’ days when Ronald “Saint Ronnie” Reagan … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Nemtsov, Government, La Russophobe, Law and Order, Russia, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 39 Comments