Ukraine/Russia: "From 'communism' to monopolistic capitalism in a single swoop"

03081502...pseudo-entrepreneurial predatory capitalism as the new cult.

Source: From communism to monopolistic capitalism in a single swoop - English

I love that line.

It's a pretty good article overall. It's very much in line with my own writing and thoughts concerning Mikhail Gorbachev, who has received a bum rap from most Russians, as far as I can tell.

By the way, the article focuses on Reagan too much. It was George H. W. Bush who sat on his hands while Russia crashed and stayed there. He lacked what he called "the vision thing." He lacked it in spades, in addition to being a gigantic liar with his "incubator babies" pretext to attack and invade Iraq.

At least he wasn't quite as thick as his son, George W. Bush, who understood stability and balance of power about as well as he understood Christianity, which is to say not at all.

Tom Usher

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Employment: 2008 - present, website developer and writer. 2015 - present, insurance broker. Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration. Volunteerism: 2007 - present, president of the Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project.