Category Archives: socialism

REPOST: BETTER CLINTON THAN OBAMA? SURELY YOU JEST.


This revisit of one of my 2011 posts was occasioned by Hillary going “full Lenin” by claiming that corporations and businesses do not create jobs.  This ejaculation was a timely reminder just what kind of a national disaster this woman … Continue reading

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REPOST: IT’S LOWER-CASE “D” DEMOCRACY, STUPID!


Here is a repost of something I had written up in November 2008, equally applicable today – if indeed not more, since now Obama has shown his true colors. ———————————————– Valerie Jarrett, the co-chair of Barack Obama’s Transition Team, told … Continue reading

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DUMMYCRAT UNTIL DEATH


The former Congressman Bart Stupak feels double-crossed because, somehow, the totalitarian phantasmagoria alternately called Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, or whatever, is being used to violate what he calls “…our most cherished beliefs that we, as American citizens, should not be … Continue reading

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THE EVER-ELUSIVE STALIN


CNN has done yet another hit piece on reality. (h/t Breitbart)   Their report on Stalin’s dacha in Sochi portrays Stalin as a lonely, unsociable man.  This, at any rate, is the opinion of oen Anna Hovantseva, a tour guide … Continue reading

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OBAMACARE WARNING


Not that I am all that special; but when the vote on Obamacare was nearing, I felt sufficiently agitated to send off a letter to members of Congress who had some say in its fate.  This particular example is addressed … Continue reading

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WHEN IS CANCER NOT CANCER?


When the federal government says so. Paul Hsieh, at Forbes, writes about the Feds’ desire to redefine the word ‘cancer’ to exclude certain conditions that have hitherto been called cancers.  As, for instance, cancerous but slow-growing lesions.  The word ‘cancer’ … Continue reading

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VONNEGUT ON TOTALITARIANISM


On rereading some old Vonnegut writings, in this case Mother Night, I came across a fascinating definition of the totalitarian mind.  He writes thus: I have never seen a more sublime demonstration of the totalitarian mind, a mind which might … Continue reading

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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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A REMINDER FROM MAUTHAUSEN


A Kurt Tucholsky quote at Mauthausen concentration camp, Austria, imaged in February 2013. “Nothing is harder, and nothing demands more character than to find oneself in open opposition to the spirit of one’s times, and loudly to say: ‘NO!’” An … Continue reading

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A GLOBAL FORCE FOR GOOD


Always a good thing to remember, in spite of all the loud and loony detractors of the United States military services. There has never been the like of it.

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