Governor Sentenced to Public Shaming

While the Free Agent feels sympathy for Governor Nuomo, she supports alternative sentencing and whenever possible, letting the punishment fit the crime. Somewhere apparently, in an extremely enlightened jurisdiction, a particularly clear-eyed magistrate has ordered Nuomo to advertise his own…

ABKHAZIA – THE FORGOTTEN WAR

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What Ukraine Must Learn from Georgia’s Mistakes By Mikhail Kholodov   This article is dedicated to the dear family friend, Count Yuri Nikolayevich Voronov, one of the greatest historians and archaeologists of Abkhazia, a tireless politician, serving his people as…

February Meeting Tomorrow

The February meeting will be held tomorrow, February 11th, at 7pm at the Ukrainian East Village Restaurant (2nd Ave between 8th and 9th). Our speaker is Dr. Tom Stevens. He will be giving a presentation titled, President John Knox Polk:…

Rand Paul and The New York Times

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This past Sunday, January 26, 2014, The New York Times had a front page article about Rand Paul.  My take: -The article had lots of useful information.  It reminds us to not idealize politicians.  Libertarians are more likely than most…