John Deere punches Russia

Thanks for the feedback on last week’s article. I’m surprised at the reactions to the vault toilet at the cemetery. Transparency is certainly lacking between government and its citizens on many things, not only vault toilets.

Last week I wrote about the large number of Russian brass killed in Ukraine. Former NATO commander Admiral James G. Stavridis did an interview after my article. He stated “amazing incompetence” in Ukraine has resulted in a loss of generals and other top officers that is unprecedented in modern history. “Here, on the Russian side, in a two-month period, we’ve seen at least a dozen, if not more, Russian generals killed.” He further stated “their inability to conduct logistics…bad battle plans” have led to a bad performance thus far. I’ve stated this too. I’d like to jokingly thank the Admiral for reading my articles and gleaning insight.


For my farmer friends

John Deere gives the Russians the middle finger. The yellow and green are recognizable and desired worldwide.  

A Deere dealership in Melitopol was looted by Russian troops. Five million worth of tractors and combines. They were being transported to Chechnya 800 miles away. One would think a perfect crime was committed and the perps were no doubt counting on being rich. All except one thing. The modernized Deere products have computers. JD disabled the equipment remotely, an electronic kill switch if you will. We’d all learn some new cuss words when the guilty parties gathered to test drive their new tractors. Hope they keep those yellow and green lawn ornaments shiny.

Rumor has it Putin is to undergo cancer surgery soon. It wouldn’t be surprising if he did not recover. I would say the same thing about a teeth cleaning at this point. Failure in the Russian system is not well received. Mr. Putin and his Ukraine folly provide plenty of it. No need to worry as he handed the Ukraine reins to a Russian general known as the “Butcher of Syria.” This will no doubt become even uglier and draw us in. My opinion.


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