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Ukraine and Israel aid must be bound together, two Cabinet secretaries tell U.S. Senate

BY: - October 31, 2023

WASHINGTON — Congress must approve funding for both Israel and Ukraine if it wants to avoid being dragged into a direct conflict with Russia or emboldening terrorist organizations, two top Biden administration officials told senators Tuesday. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State Antony Blinken both testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee that there […]

Biden in address to nation calls for support for both Israel and Ukraine

BY: - October 19, 2023

President Joe Biden reasserted his support for Israel and Ukraine in their conflicts, saying in an Oval Office address Thursday evening that those countries’ wars against terrorist and tyrannical opponents were crucial to U.S. and world interests and asking Congress to fund a military aid package. After nearly two weeks focusing almost entirely on Israel, […]


I apologize, Kentucky

BY: - October 11, 2023

I owe Kentucky an apology and should have made it before now. You may remember me as a “conservative” political columnist and commentator in various commonwealth media. In that capacity I, with a few notable exceptions, generally praised and supported Republican positions and politicians. In 2016 I broke with the GOP and Republican politicians over […]