The United States and Russia situation is not a chess game. It is Monopoly: The Global Power Edition. While the United States went crazy building hotels and buying up BoardWalk and Park Place, Russia kept passing Go, kept collecting $200 and decided to spend their money on the railroad and utility companies instead. Unlike Monopoly which usually ends in boredom, this could end in dangerous fashion. I explain. Also, Global Warming, Mitch McConnell commercials, Ryan Seacrest, Afghanistants Top 40, An Al Gore PSA, hear my road rage about the the GOP establishment and of course the Asshat of the Week.