Will Kansas City Still Love Prez Biden After War Breaks Out?!?

Maybe . . .

HOWEVER . . . I'm not so sure how even the most diehard Democratic Party loyalist will feel about the guy when gas prices and inflation spike (even higher) and progressive politicos further down the line get thrown out of office.

And so . . .

Prez Biden seyz that Vlad and the Russian army are going to invade Ukraine. 

I take him at his word. 

It's fallout that might worry concern most Americans . . .

There doesn't seem to be a great deal of confidence in the economy right now despite some respectable numbers in terms of hiring. 

Meanwhile . . . 

Whilst war can be good for biz . . . 

Violent conflict on the European continent typically has an unsettling effect on politics, economies and the culture. 

Accordingly, we think this topic merits its own post, even for a local street blog, and so TKC shares a few of the links (FROM BOTH SIDES) that we've found worth reading . . .

Biden to speak on Russia-Ukraine crisis Friday afternoon

President Joe Biden will speak at 4:00 p.m. ET Friday to give "an update on our continued efforts to pursue deterrence and diplomacy, and Russia's buildup of military troops on the border of Ukraine," according to the White House.

NATO allies concerned by Zelensky move to leave Ukraine, threat of Russian invasion almost certain

NATO allies, including White House officials, are concerned by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's decision to depart Kyiv for the Munich Security Conference this weekend, sources told Fox News Friday. Allies of the 30-member alliance are reportedly worried that Russia could exploit the president's absence as tension in Eastern Europe has reached a boiling point not seen in decades.

Why is Biden now less popular than Trump? He's earned it.

'Lower than Trump' is hardly the first year result the White House expected.

Ukraine rebels order troop mobilization amid invasion fears

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) - A separatist leader in eastern Ukraine ordered a full military mobilization Saturday, a move that comes amid a spike in violence in the war-torn region that the West fears could be used as a pretext for an invasion by neighboring Russia.

Biden says he is 'calling out Russia's plans' for war with Ukraine

President Biden said late Friday that the US "called out" Russia's efforts to paint Ukraine as the aggressor in a bid to stop the Kremlin from justifying an invasion. "We're calling out Russia's plans. Not because we want a conflict, but because we are doing everything in our power to remove any reason Russia may give to justify invading Ukraine," the president tweeted.

The Cybersecurity Risks of an Escalating Russia-Ukraine Conflict

As warnings of an imminent Russian attack on Ukraine proliferate, news networks and social media have featured clips of Russian armed forces training, exercising, and preparing to fight. Less visible are Russia's formidable cyber forces that would be preparing to unleash a new wave of cyber-attacks on Ukrainian and western energy, finance, and communications infrastructure.

'Keep a cool head': Ukraine urges calm as the drumbeats of war get louder

This estimate includes military troops along the border and in Belarus and Crimea, along with Russian-allied separatist forces in the breakaway regions of Donetsk and Luhansk. Carpenter reiterated that the situation remains on a knife's edge. "We are aware that Russia is intent on creating a pretext to justify an invasion into Ukraine.

EXCLUSIVE: Ukrainian MP Tells Biden What Would Really Stop The Russians From Invading

The youngest member of the Ukrainian Parliament spoke out about President Joe Biden's response to recent Russian threats, criticizing him for withdrawing troops from western Ukraine "right away," instead of standing firm against Russia. Ukraine is "grateful" for the weapons, support and finances America provides, but if Biden wanted to stop Russia from invading, U.S.

Trump is giving Biden a pass as Russia threatens Ukraine - Roll Call

Posted February 17, 2022 at 3:36pm ANALYSIS - Donald Trump has mostly given President Joe Biden a pass over Russia's flirtation with invading Ukraine and possibly installing a puppet government in Kyiv. "It's very high," Biden told reporters Thursday while departing the White House for an infrastructure event in Ohio, when asked about the chances for a Russian attack.

Republicans Invent Reasons to Blame Biden for Ukraine

It's crunch time for leaders around the world to thwart a Russian attack on Ukraine. But Republicans in Washington seem to think the entire situation is President Joe Biden's fault-at least, that's what they're trying to convince voters.

Ukraine crisis: Biden 'convinced' Putin plans invasion; '40% of Russian forces' in attack position - live

The US president says west has 'significant intelligence'; Russian leader to oversee nuclear missile rehearsals; Ukraine's Zelenskiy believed to be heading to Munich security conference

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