• Douglas Murray: Right and Wrong on Ukraine

    Occidental Dissent - Jan 23rd 2023 10:35am EST (Archive)

    Douglas Murray is wondering in National Review why his camp is losing the foreign policy debate on Ukraine on the Right. National Review: “Why has the debate on the Ukraine–Russia war become so fetid, especially on the political right? Why are members of Congress from the Republican Party the ones most outspoken against support for […]

  • Poll Watch: Republican Voters Oppose Further Ukraine Funding

    Occidental Dissent - Jan 12th 2023 10:30am EST (Archive)

    According to Mitch McConnell, standing with Ukraine is the top priority of Republican voters. Washington Post: “A new CBS News/YouGov poll this week — the first to test the issue since Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke before Congress in December — is the latest to illustrate that drift. And despite Zelensky’s plea for American resolve, it shows […]

  • John Bolton Is Running For President

    Occidental Dissent - Jan 6th 2023 9:26am EST (Archive)

    According to Mitch McConnell, Ukraine is the top priority of Republican voters. If that is true, maybe John Bolton has a chance in 2024. Daily Mail: “Donald Trump‘s ex-national security adviser John Bolton has revealed he will stand against his former boss in the 2024 election. The veteran foreign policy hawk, who was branded Mr […]

  • Politico: The Looming GOP Crisis Over Ukraine

    Occidental Dissent - Dec 30th 2022 10:58am EST (Archive)

    This is more or less what I said here the other day. The GOP is divided by age and old people whose early lives were defined by the Cold War are dramatically overrepresented in the Senate which has long been a gerontocracy. The fact that elderly people have controlled the White House and Congress for […]

  • Joe Biden Meets With Zelensky In DC

    Occidental Dissent - Dec 21st 2022 3:44pm EST (Archive)

    BIDEN TO ZELENSKYY: “We have a famous thing that occurs once a year, we pick the ‘Man of the Year’ in ‘TIME’ magazine. You are the man of the year in the United States of America.” pic.twitter.com/Wo1LGsyvXE — Breaking911 (@Breaking911) December 21, 2022 Zelensky has reportedly told Joe Biden that even this isn’t good enough. […]

  • Poll Watch: Support Is Slipping For Indefinite U.S. Aid To Ukraine

    Occidental Dissent - Dec 6th 2022 10:47am EST (Archive)

    Good. This is what we wanted. Republicans will control the House for the next two years . Meanwhile, Republican support for aid for Ukraine is dropping like a rock and will likely plunge even further before the next Congress is sworn in. Global Affairs: “But, Republican support for aid to Ukraine has declined notably over […]

  • U.S. To Send Another $4.5 Billion To Ukraine

    Occidental Dissent - Nov 22nd 2022 1:37pm EST (Archive)

    JUST IN – US is sending another $4.5 billion to Ukraine. — Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) November 22, 2022 MORE – The disbursement of this direct budget support to Ukraine will begin in the coming weeks, US Treasury Secretary Yellen says. — Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) November 22, 2022 Another multi million dollars budget support to Ukraine will begin […]

  • Jimmy Dore: Bernie Sanders Turned Progressive Movement Into Rotting Corpse

    Occidental Dissent - Nov 18th 2022 11:19pm EST (Archive)

    So true. I used to think we had some common ground with the populist Left on foreign policy. Ukraine has shown us otherwise. Note: Jimmy Dore and Tulsi Gabbard are the exceptions to the rule.

  • Joe Biden Requests $37 Billion In Emergency Ukraine Aid

    Occidental Dissent - Nov 15th 2022 6:28pm EST (Archive)

    Student loan debt relief … DEAD. $37 billion for Ukraine … INCOMING. AP: “WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is asking Congress to provide more than $37 billion in emergency aid to Ukraine, a massive infusion of cash that could help support the nation as Russian forces suffer battlefield losses in their nine-month-old invasion. The […]

  • AP: Russian Missiles Cross Into Poland During Strike on Ukraine

    Occidental Dissent - Nov 15th 2022 2:59pm EST (Archive)

    Just perfect. AP: “KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian missile barrage on the Ukrainian power grid sent the war spilling over into neighboring countries Tuesday, hitting NATO member Poland and cutting electricity to much of Moldova. It was Russia’s biggest barrage yet, and some of the missiles crossed into Poland, where two people were killed, […]