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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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MAY DAY AS LOYALTY DAY


The Occupy White House dummy has done it again. May 1st, i.e. International May Day so beloved of all reactionaries progressives of the world, is now United States Loyalty Day. Hmmm.  Loyalty Day.  To the United States, the U.S. Constitution … Continue reading

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OBAMA – THE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PRESIDENT


Gonzalo Lira hits the nail on the head. All I can add is that, when an incompetent ruler thinks her/himself oh-so-special because of an irrelevancy such as skin color or sex, she/he will increasingly resort to totalitarian methods when reality … 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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