US/Russia Relations: Too Disappointing

President Obama and President Putin Not long ago I wrote here about the odd language of American official ‘diplomatic disappointment’ in the context of US/China relations and the Edward Snowden business.

Now President Obama has called off his scheduled bilateral meeting with President Putin in Moscow before the G20 gathering in St. Petersburg. He has publicly expressed his own ‘disappointment’ that Russia gave Snowden temporary asylum. Continue reading

Freedom, Family, and Fairness — A Conservative Epiphany

California 405 Epiphanies come in many forms. Some are personal, like the one I had after being invited to a hot tub party in Southern California: “I better start going to the gym.”

My political epiphany occurred there, too. (No, not at the hot tub party. In California.) Continue reading