Category Archives: communism

HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR FREEDOM


The name Jan Palach invariably comes to mind any time I think of the August, 1968 Soviet invasion and subsequent occupation of Czechoslovakia.  Palach was a 21 year-old university student who decided to protest the occupation of his country by … Continue reading

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CLANDESTINE SURVEILLANCE IS NOTHING NEW


In 2011, I found this “mushroom” near the Czech village of Kounov.  It may look like a mushroom, and would probably poison just like the real thing if you ate it, but just look at it, will you?  What an … Continue reading

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McGOVERN’S 20-20 HINDSIGHT


George McGovern, the one-time Senator and Presidential candidate, wrote an interesting article in the Inc. business magazine.  He titled it What I Know Now: Nibbled to Death, and he describes the woes he experienced when starting and running a business.  … Continue reading

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NORTH KOREA HAS AN ATOMIC CONSTITUTION


The Korean People’s Democratic Republic (KLDR) has rewritten its constitution (h/t iDNES) and Times of India), proclaiming itself a nuclear power and crediting Kim Jong-Il with making it all happen.  Naenara, the official KLDR web site, quotes the new constitution’s … Continue reading

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BIRDS OF A FEATHER: UPDATED


UPDATE: The Mail Online reports that loyalists of Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean dictator-for-life, said that Kim Jong Il was “a lovely man” who was “chosen by his people” and held regular elections. In 2009, Obama gave the lunatic Zimbabwean regime … Continue reading

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BIRDS OF A FEATHER


Yesterday, Cuba declared a three-day mourning period for Castro’s fallen comrade, Kim Jong-Il. Flags throughout the country fly at half-mast. A condolence book has been opened at the North Korean embassy in Havana for people to sign. Cuba has had … Continue reading

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LENIN AS HITLER’S PROFESSOR


The essential identity of Soviet and Nazi ideologies and methods still seems poorly understood.  Part of the reason, I suspect, is the meaningless distinction between totalitarian “right” and “left,” initially invented by the Moscow-ruled Comintern in the 1920s.  Totalitarians of … Continue reading

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DARKNESS IN AMERICA


During the Korean War, UN forces suffered near-catastrophic defeats at the hands of the Chinese because the supremely narcissistic and self-deified Generalissimo, Douglas MacArthur, refused to learn anything useful about his enemy.  He made it known that he already knew … Continue reading

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EMINENT DOMAIN


Eminent domain (dominium eminens, or “supreme lordship” in Latin), a doctrine that allows a ruling entity/state to seize private property without consent, has always existed in organized human society.  Different societies, in different times, have exercised this right in different … Continue reading

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HOOSIER HELL


Smash of a gavel, and another piece of your freedom is gone. Hot Air reports a decision by the Indiana Supreme Court that you have no right to defend your home against any police entry, under any circumstances, ever.  The … Continue reading

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