Monday, 19th February 2018

Novorossiya: Putin’s Manifest Destiny

Posted on 02. Dec, 2014 by in Analysis, Current Events

Little Green Men

It began with the ouster of Viktor Yanukovych, the President of Ukraine and personal puppet of the Kremlin’s current autocrat-in-chief (everyone’s favorite Virile Vampire) Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin. In what was either a brilliantly-timed stratagem or absolutely perfect stroke of luck, the whole world was watching as the Euromaidan movement reclaimed the Ukrainian government in the name […]

Russian Intransigence Continues

Posted on 26. Jun, 2013 by in Current Events, Politics


If his goal is to avoid U.S. prosecution and thoroughly annoy his former bosses, Edward Snowden couldn’t have chosen a better place to go than Moscow. Russia, still mired in wet dreams of Soviet-era world power, is always anxious to find a reason to mess with the United States. The Russians must have found a […]

Roe V. Raed: The First Presidential Debate

Posted on 06. Oct, 2012 by in Current Events, Politics


Editor’s note: Welcome to a new feature here at ANP, Roe v. Raed. In these columns Theodore Roe and Lucy Raed will both address a recent news story an give their (most likely contrasting) opinions on the matter. A virtual coin toss will determine who decides the order on each article. Whoever wins this toss […]

The Struggle For Tyranny

Posted on 16. Jul, 2012 by in Analysis, Current Events


Word has come that Bashir al-Assad’s illegitimate regime has begun moving stockpiles of chemical weapons within Syria. There are a few hopeful pundits floating the idea that Assad might be doing this to secure these potent weapons, keeping them away from terrorist groups who might use the chaos currently raging through Syria as an excuse […]

Theo’s Twit Of The Week: Kim Jong-Un

Posted on 13. Apr, 2012 by in Analysis, Current Events


This week’s Twit is the world’s youngest head of state – if the economic wasteland that is North Korea can be considered a sovereign political entity! Get ready to be bathed in the dynastic glory of the pocket-sized potentate: Kim Jong-Un As we can see from North Korea’s utter dominance of the known world (and […]

In Chicago, Your First Amendment Rights Can Be Terminated

Posted on 26. Mar, 2012 by in Current Events, Politics


Imagine a town where restrictions on protest signs, unlimited mayoral power to deputize anyone in the service of maintaining order and unbridled use of surveillance without any protection or oversight is common. This town is also run by a police force which is illegal to record while engaged in its duties and that may willfully […]

Theo’s Twit Of The Week: Dmitry Medvedev

Posted on 27. Nov, 2011 by in Current Events


This week’s Twit must have slipped into a time machine set for October of 1962, because he thinks a Russian threat of a missile strike might intimidate the United States. It’s time to don your party pins and join in the stupidity of: Dmitry Medvedev Every now and then, it seems like Russia forgets exactly […]

Obama, Daley And FDR

Posted on 04. Nov, 2011 by in Current Events, History


The false veneer of Change and Hope is falling away in great, gaudy strips and chunks, revealing the Chicago Machine-style play-to-play politics of the Obama system. Riddled by scandals and economic policy failures, it is not shocking to see the President’s reputation at all-time lows across the country. What is shocking is that Gallup Polling […]

The Rise Of The Greeks

Posted on 16. Sep, 2011 by in Current Events, History


Alexander III of Macedon, known to history as Alexander the Great, took the disorganized city-states of Greece and forged them into the backbone of one of the largest empires of the ancient era. He brought the civilizations from the glittering Ionian Sea to to the rough mountains of the Himalayas under the heel of his […]

A Rocky Beginning For a New START

Posted on 19. Dec, 2010 by in Current Events, History


The New START Treaty has taken center stage in the lame duck session of Congress. Democrats are trying to push through the treaty, which was signed by President Presidents Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev on April 8th, 2010. All treaties signed by the President in both Russia and the United States must be ratified by […]