U.S. President Joe Biden spoke to U.S. troops in Poland today, clumsily hinting at the possibility of U.S. troop deployment in Ukraine. Speaking to members of the 82nd Airborne Division in Poland, Biden briefly discussed his own political history with Ukraine, before going on to blurt out: “The Ukrainian people have a lot of backbone. Have a lot of guts. And I’m sure you’re observing it. And I don’t mean just the military, we’ve been training back since when Russia moved in… and and… the south east, um, Ukraine. But also the average citizen. Look at how they’re stepping up.
A French town has decided to decouple itself from a quarter century-long “twinning” arrangement with a Polish neighborhood over the issue of LGBT ideology. Saint-Jean-de-Braye, a town just outside Orleans in north-central France, announced the move after its Polish counterpart declared their town “free of LGBT ideology”. The city council of Tuchow, Poland, announced the traditional conservative view after the leftist Mayor of Poland’s capital, Warsaw, embraced LGBT ideology publicly. The Associated Press reports: The mayor of the south-eastern town of Tuchow, Magdalena Marszalek, blamed the rare decision by the French community it had been twinned with, Saint-Jean-de-Braye, on campaigning
An interesting article in Quartz today celebrates the fact that Europe is experiencing a “goldilocks moment” for economic growth. So which nations are leading the charge? Germany? France? The United Kingdom? Nope — all three of these nations are traveling side-by-side with the U.S. in the economic slow lane. To discover Europe’s all-stars of economic growth, one must travel further east. While 3 percent economic growth in the U.S. is still seen as unattainable to pessimistic liberals, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Romania are growing at 4.4 percent, 4.7 percent, and 5.7 percent respectfully. As powerhouses of economic growth, these