Poland Ascendant

Featured image Thirty-two years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Poland is fast becoming one of the wealthiest and most powerful countries in Europe. Daniel Johnson reports in the Telegraph: On a visit to Wrocław a fortnight ago, the zloty dropped: Poland is rapidly becoming the new central European superpower. *** [N]owhere else in the Soviet empire did people’s power prevail so triumphantly as in Poland. The land of lost causes »

Veep thoughts by Kamala Harris

Featured image The Biden administration called on the talents of Vice President Kamala Harris to work their wonders in the Ukraine crisis. What were the parties responsible for her mission to Poland President Andrzej Duda in Warsaw yesterday “thinking”? I’ll have to circle back to you on that. Harris responded with a bout of fake laughter when asked about Ukrainian refugees (video below). The New York Post quotes the comment of Iulia »

Poland’s Border Crisis

Featured image In a crisis that is, in some ways, reminiscent of our own disaster at the southern border, Poland is facing what amounts to an invasion across its border with Belarus. The London Times reports: The EU has accused Belarus of acting like a “gangster” by luring migrants from the Middle East, Afghanistan and Africa and helping them to storm the border, which is the EU’s eastern edge, into Poland. The »

Justice but no peace

Featured image The woke mob has spoken. The decision not to charge any officer with homicide in connection with the death of Breonna Taylor is an outrage. Lebron James, that great legal mind, says so. Let the rioting commence. Actually, it has. No justice, no peace. But was the charging decision in Louisville unjust? Andy McCarthy says it wasn’t. I agree. McCarthy explains: The cops [who fired the shots] were doing their »

Poland reelects its “populist” president

Featured image Poland’s incumbent president, Andrzej Duda, has been elected for another five-year term. He narrowly defeated Rafał Trzaskowski, the mayor of Warsaw and friend of the EU. With nearly all votes counted, the split was 51.2 to 48.8. Duda is an ally of President Trump. Duda visited Trump at the White House shortly before the first round of presidential voting, in which he also came out on top. Duda is a »