Category Archives: USSR

YOUR RETIREMENT MONEY REDISTRIBUTED


I have been thinking about a couple of progressive concepts that the Obama regime is likely to employ as a temporary way to feed its spending addiction.  (I say “temporary” because the Obama regime, like other “progressive” regimes, has no … Continue reading

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VLADIMIR PUTIN, SAINT


The Czech news site Tyden reports that a new sect was discovered in Russia that worships Vladimir Putin as the incarnation of Saint Paul.  The worshipers of St. Putin are concentrated in the town of Bolshaya Yelnya near Novgorod.  Matriarch … Continue reading

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A PATHOLOGICAL LIAR DEMANDS TRUTH


Bill Clinton, who was impeached by the U. S. Senate for lying to a federal grand jury and who once argued about what the meaning of “is” is, had a great idea.  (No, not about sex this time.)  He opined … Continue reading

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THE DAY THAT MUST LIVE IN INFAMY


April 22nd is the apparent birthday of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the one true evil genius of the 20th Century.  Josef Stalin, Benito Mussolini, Adolf Hitler, Mao Ze Dong, Ho Chi Minh, Pot Pot, Fidel Castro, Robert Mugabe and many others … Continue reading

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THE EVILS OF COMMUNISM AND NAZISM


This year, I’ve either revisited or come across several good books on this subject.  They make heartbreaking reading that can leave one wide awake at night.  But they show what people can do if given the merest of ideological justification, … Continue reading

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IN MEMORY OF KATYN


On this day in 1943, the Germans began to exhume the mass graves they had discovered at Katyń, in today’s Russia.  The graves turned out to contain the bodies of thousands of Polish officers.  The Wikipedia states: “About 8,000 were … Continue reading

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MOSLEM PERESTROIKA?


According to the Czech news site iDNES, Mr. Gorbachev believes that the revolts in progress in the Arab world are analogous to his perestroika in the former USSR.  “The world is changing,” he reportedly said, and “no one prepared this.”  … Continue reading

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THOSE BATTY CZECHS!


The Czech news site iDNES reports that the Czechs are recognized as pioneers in the study of bats (Chiroptera).  Chiroptera is the second-largest mammalian order, with over a thousand species.  And so it is appropriate that over 500 of the … Continue reading

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EAST GERMAN SECRET POLICE BIRTHED THE BAADER-MEINHOF GANG


Two German historians accidentally found out that Stasi, the notorious East German version of the KGB and the Gestapo, kick-started massive student protests in West Germany, ultimately midwifing the birth of the Red Army Fraction, a.k.a. the Baader-Meinhof gang. In … Continue reading

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SINGLE-PAYER HEALTH CARE


We all keep thinking that it’s coming, and it may well be that the Obamite juggernaut will ram it through. But, as so many sober folks have pointed out (e.g. David Gibberman’s article at American Thinker), the best way to … Continue reading

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