Obama and Russia's descent into tyranny

Russia is an 'entire society' that is becoming 'morally corrupt to the core.' If you think that statement was made by a reckless, rabid, rampaging Russophobe, think again:  It was made by Vladimir Ryzhkov, a fourteen-year veteran of the Russian parliament. And when you read his evidence, you may think Ryzhkov was being much too easy on his country. Ryzhkov explains how Vladimir Putin's party of power, United Russia, managed to go from 35% voter support in polls in the region of Tambov in April 2011 to 65% support at the ballot box a month later.  And it wasn't a Trumanesque comeback.  It was truly epic and terrifying fraud. Using its direct influence over their jobs and salaries, United Russia gathered up university professors and ordered them to force their students, on pain of being flunked, to forge ballots and then travel around the city stuffing ballot boxes with them.   Meanwhile cops and election officials blithely looked the other way. Ryzhkov believes...(Read Full Post)