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  • China abducts anti-Communist from Hong Kong. The Democracy Activist Issues Dramatic Appeal

    01/03/2016 5:46:01 AM PST · by se99tp · 6 replies
    Ms. Chow said: "In the past, we were safe because we lived in Hong Kong instead of the mainland China." But as she emphasised "the circumstances have changed" after abduction" of anti-Communist bookstore worker Mr. Lee ...Ms. Chow informed that, the bookstore located on busy street in Hong Kong, was established by Mr Lee. (..) I hope everyone in the world who believes in universal values of freedom and human rights could stand up and speak for this incident to stop the political suppression. Even though I am also concerned for my personal safety after this incident happened, I still...

    11/14/2015 3:37:17 PM PST · by John Leland 1789 · 32 replies
    God and Country, Greenville, SC | 1980s | Henry R. Pike
    SHOULD CHRISTIANS FIGHT COMMUNISM? Yes or No? By: Henry R. Pike Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord. (Pas. 33:12) Before any attempt is made to answer this question, we must first clearly understand the term "Christian." Let's see what a Christian is not, then what a Christian is. A true Christian is not a "non-Jew, a do-gooder, a nice guy, one who goes to a church building, pays dues, sings hymns, provides for his family, etc." You should go to a place where God's word is faithfully preached and practiced, but going into a church building wil...
  • Hear: Russian ambassadors talk about next annexing parts of U.S., world

    04/06/2014 1:17:28 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 30 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 4/6/2014 | David Harding
    After Crimea, what next? In an unauthenticated audio, Ambassadors Chubarov and Sergei Bakharev laugh about taking over areas in Alaska, Venice, Scotland, Catalonia and Miami. Watch out, the Russians are coming! ... The pair...joke that Russia will take control of Alaska, Venice, Scotland and Catalonia, a region of Spain which wants a vote on independence, reports The Guardian {link at URL]... The recording has been posted on Youtube, reports The Guardian [link at URL] ...
  • Eastern Europe’s Christian Reawakening

    01/19/2014 5:05:00 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 25 replies
    First Things ^ | 1-17-14 | Filip Mazurczak
    In Hungary, Croatia, and elsewhere in Eastern Europe, a pro-family, pro-life revolution and a rediscovery of Christian roots is occurring. While few in the American media have noticed, this trend should challenge those who simply lament Europe’s moral malaise. Unnoticed in the shadow of a secularized west, religion’s public role has been growing in the east since the collapse of communism. Since taking power in 2010, Prime Minister Viktor Orban—a charismatic veteran of Hungary’s anti-Communist underground—has victoriously stood at the forefront of what Americans call the culture wars. In 2011, Orban’s government ratified a new constitution that defines marriage as...
  • We Need More Leaders like Thatcher

    04/17/2013 1:07:25 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 3 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 17 April 2013 | Enza Ferreri
    Among the people who complained about the cost of Margaret Thatcher's funeral (and on this I happen to agree with them, especially in these financially hard times) are also some of the protesters, the "hate mob" at the funeral, who in fact increased those costs by indirectly forcing more security measures. This tells you a lot about the Leftists, in particular it exposes the difference between what they say and what they do. This funeral cost duplicity is in perfect parallel with the hypocrisy of claiming to be compassionate and wanting to help the working class people while implementing...
  • China’s airing of “V for Vendetta” stuns viewers

    12/20/2012 3:38:13 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 20, 2012 2:00 AM EST | Louise Watt
    Television audiences across China watched an anarchist antihero rebel against a totalitarian government and persuade the people to rule themselves. Soon the Internet was crackling with quotes of “V for Vendetta’s” famous line: “People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.” The airing of the movie Friday night on China Central Television stunned viewers and raised hopes that China is loosening censorship. … The 2005 movie, based on a comic book, is set in an imagined future Britain with a fascist government. The protagonist wears a mask of Guy Fawkes, the 17th-century English...
  • Walesa Unveils One More For The 'Gipper'

    11/22/2011 7:02:05 AM PST · by marshmallow · 15 replies
    Lech Walesa said that there would not be a free Poland without Ronald Reagan, during the unveiling of a statue in Warsaw of the late American president on Monday.The former Solidarity leader said that “as a participant in these events,” it was “inconceivable” that such changes would have come about without the last American president during the post-1945 cold-war era. Walesa added that thirty years ago, it seemed that the fall of the communist system would not be possible without a nuclear war. The bronze statue of Reagan has been installed not far from the American Embassy, on Ujazdowskie Avenue,...
  • Chicago Sun-Times: HCUA Was 'Helmed by Sen. Joseph McCarthy'

    02/14/2011 9:19:14 AM PST · by Mike Bates · 43 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 2/14/2011 | Mike Bates
    Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) isn't alone in having trouble understanding how the government is organized. In a Sunday article posted on the Chicago Sun-Times's Web site, staff reporter Mary Houlihan credits the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-WI) with running the House Committee on Un-American Activities. That would have been quite an accomplishment, given the fact McCarthy never served in the House of Representatives. Houlihan writes of photographer Milton Rogovin, who died last month. After military service during World War II, Rogovin "organized a chapter of the optometrists’ union and served as librarian for the Communist Party of Buffalo." "Then the...
  • American Anti-Communist Alliance

    05/07/2010 8:33:58 PM PDT · by aaa-boston · 9 replies · 412+ views
    American Anti-Communist Alliance ^ | 05/07/2010 | AAA-Boston
    Just spreading the news- I'm a member of the Boston branch of the American Anti-Communist Alliance and we're looking for recruits or those who'd like to assist; we're different than the Tea Party and others because we have a specific theory to guide us in our action (developed from Francis Fukuyama) also, most of us are trained organizers- we have successfully stopped the City of Boston from imposing on working class neighborhoods more low income housing as well as uncovered Leftist agents working inside conservative causes. Join us or check us out. Just a link from your blog will do....
  • We can learn from Peru's past (and not emulate it!)

    01/26/2010 5:57:00 AM PST · by IbJensen · 9 replies · 406+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | January 26, 2010 | Anne Manuel
    Earlier this month, Peru's Supreme Court rejected the appeal of former President Alberto Fujimori of his 25-year sentence for murder and abduction, reaffirming the principle that no one is above the law. This is but the latest of several triumphs for human rights and accountability in the Andean nation. The United States would do well to study the Peruvian example. In 1992, the most brutal communist guerrilla group in Latin American history brought dozens of car bombs and political assassinations to Lima. A nation of more than 22 million, with a sophisticated, cosmopolitan capital, seemed unable to counter the threat...
  • McCarthy was right, and my life proves it.

    11/05/2009 12:55:41 PM PST · by wendell dertah · 40 replies · 1,691+ views
    On the day I born, June 9th, 1954, Senator Joseph McCarthy was asked the famous question; “Have you no sense of decency sir?”. Some members of the media who saw an opening, pounced on the opportunity, and never looked back. This would become the beginning of the end of the anti-communist mood in America. It would be the birth of terms like McCarthyism, Redbaiting, and Blacklisting. The heirs of this movement are much more numerous today than in 1954, and the true journalists have been replaced by mere actors, playing the part of journalists. We have gone from a nation...
  • Obama's totalitarianism

    06/03/2009 7:56:43 PM PDT · by advance_copy · 9 replies · 1,172+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 6/03/09 | Phyllis Schlafly
    The younger generation probably doesn't realize that the word socialism means and connotes a system that is profoundly un-American. Socialism has virtually disappeared from our national lexicon since the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) collapsed because of Ronald Reagan's policies and the National Socialist (Nazi) Party was destroyed by the United States in World War II. The American Heritage Dictionary defines socialism as a system of social organization in which the means of producing and distributing goods are owned by a centralized government that plans and controls the economy. Both Webster and Random House identify socialism as a "Marxist...
  • Attn FReepers: The Free Republic Inaugural Ball has been cancelled.

    01/19/2009 2:44:38 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 388 replies · 8,432+ views
    Free Republic | Inaugural Eve, in the year of the Grate ObaMassiah 2009 | Jim Robinson
    <p>Sadly, the 3rd Quad-Annual Free Republic Inaugural Ball in DC has been cancelled due to lack of interest. There will be no refunds (seeing as how no tickets were sold - and none offered).</p> <p>However, now is the time to begin planning a conservative offensive movement.</p>
  • Happy Birthday Senator Joe McCarthy!

    11/14/2008 3:57:37 AM PST · by mkjessup · 81 replies · 4,469+ views
    Vanity ^ | Nov 14 2008 | Mark Jessup
    Today is the 100th Birthday of Senator Joe McCarthy of Wisconsin, a great American patriot who was vilified and condemned for his warnings of Communist infiltration of our government. Today, his warnings ring just as true.
  • 3 Czech Friends, Cast as Heroes and as Murderers

    06/03/2008 7:14:18 AM PDT · by lpnykahuna · 1 replies · 88+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 06/02/08 | DAN BILEFSKY
    To some Czechs, it was the greatest escape of the cold war. As Czech fugitives, the three men ended up on wanted posters across East Germany. But here in central Europe, where history is often rewritten, there are many others who view the five young Czechs as reckless murderers, even though they dodged 24,000 Soviet soldiers and the East German police for 28 days through snow-covered forests to reach the freedom of West Berlin in 1953. ... The current Czech prime minister, Mirek Topolanek, a liberal, decided in March to honor the three survivors as heroes, no doubt expecting some...
  • 3 Czech Friends, Cast as Heroes and as Murderers

    06/03/2008 7:14:07 AM PDT · by lpnykahuna · 10 replies · 124+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 06/02/08 | DAN BILEFSKY
    To some Czechs, it was the greatest escape of the cold war. As Czech fugitives, the three men ended up on wanted posters across East Germany. But here in central Europe, where history is often rewritten, there are many others who view the five young Czechs as reckless murderers, even though they dodged 24,000 Soviet soldiers and the East German police for 28 days through snow-covered forests to reach the freedom of West Berlin in 1953. ... The current Czech prime minister, Mirek Topolanek, a liberal, decided in March to honor the three survivors as heroes, no doubt expecting some...
  • Bill Buckley and the Jews

    03/19/2008 7:07:34 AM PDT · by kindred · 2 replies · 385+ views
    JWR ^ | March 3, 2008 | Jonathan Tobin
    The long-term implications of Buckley's stands were enormous. By remaking the conservative movement in his own image, in which the emphasis was on anti-communism and a libertarian skepticism of government power, he ensured that it, and the Republican Party, which it came to dominate, would be a place where Jew-haters were unwelcome. That enabled liberal Jews, such as Commentary editor Norman Podhoretz, to feel comfortable making common cause with the right on a host of issues as he began his own journey away from the left. Though expectations that the Jews would ditch liberalism en masse were always unrealistic, the...
  • Walking the Road that Buckley Built

    03/07/2008 8:20:32 PM PST · by mjohns · 10 replies · 354+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | March 7, 2008 | Michael Johns
    WALKING THE ROAD THAT BUCKLEY BUILT By Michael Johns It can be said that modern conservatism knows only two times. There was the time before him and there was the time after him, and those two times could not be more contrasting. In this stark contrast lies his larger-than-life legacy, and let there be no mistake: It is a legacy that will endure the ages. As word of William F. Buckley, Jr.'s passing reached his many students, admirers and colleagues late last week, it seemed each had an account (some grand, some small) of how this intellectual giant memorably impacted...
  • The Buried Legacy of Hollywood Anti-Communism

    10/14/2007 1:31:55 AM PDT · by neverdem · 59 replies · 99+ views
    American Thinker ^ | October 14, 2007 | J.R. Dunn
    A number of anti-communist films were made in Hollywood during the late 40s through the 50s, many of them featuring well-known names and of high quality. Almost none are available today. This is no accident, comrades. We owe a nod of thanks to Thomas Lifson for alerting us to yesterday's rare showing of the anti-communist thriller, The Woman on Pier 13 (AKA, I Married A Communist). Pier 13 is far from unique. It's easy to understand why Man on a Tightrope (1953) went down the memory hole, directed as it was by the Joe McCarthy of the film world, that...
  • Romania's Revolution Against Communism Hits The Screen

    06/03/2007 8:39:46 PM PDT · by lpnykahuna · 3 replies · 277+ views
    The veteran New York Times foreign correspondent Alan Riding has written a fascinating report "Cameras Were Ready; The Revolution Wasn’t" on Corneliu Porumboiu's new film " “12:08 East of Bucharest,”" which depicts the downfall of Ceaucescu's Communist regime in one provincial town. It shows a fictional commemoration of the revolution on its 16th anniversary in which locals are asked to recount their "own revolution."
  • France takes up battle against Poland's anti-communist law

    04/27/2007 8:33:36 AM PDT · by 3AngelaD · 6 replies · 527+ views
    Expatica ^ | April 27, 2007 | Unknown
    WARSAW (AFP) - France on Friday condemned moves by Polish authorities to strip former foreign minister Bronislaw Geremek of his European parliament mandate for refusing to say whether he collaborated with the communist era secret police. Geremek himself said in a newspaper interview that Poland under President Lech Kaczynski and his twin brother, Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski, was turning into a George Orwell novel. French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy called on the European Union and the European parliament to make official approaches to the Polish government over Geremek's case. Geremek, a former Solidarity union and anti-communist activist, has become the...
  • Attack of the Moonbats - Tucson FReep of World Can't Wait Oct 5th, 2006

    10/07/2006 12:10:02 PM PDT · by \/\/ayne · 27 replies · 1,970+ views ^ | 10/06/2006 | Wayne Boettcher
    Attack of the MoonbatsPart I Evaporating rain spattered the hot Tucson asphalt as I drove along pothole-riddled streets toward the public library on October 5, 2006. I had some books on reserve to pick up before heading out to the "World Can't Wait" (WCW) rally at the University of Arizona Main Mall at noon. It was one of two by WCW scheduled for that day; the other was at 4:30 pm in front of the Federal Building. It seemed a good strategy: get middle school, high school and college students fired up with radical speeches, then bring them downtown...
  • Calling all FReepers! Nationwide Operation Infinite FReep on World Can't Wait - Oct 5th 2006

    10/04/2006 12:03:13 PM PDT · by \/\/ayne · 12 replies · 1,363+ views
    World Can't Wait Events ^ | 10/4/2006 | \/\/ayne
    "Drive out the Bush Regime, the world can't wait" is their chant, but I chant with them saying SADDAM can't wait. This group will be having anti-Bush, anti-war, anti-American protests all over the nation on Thursday, October 5th, 2006. Click here for the list of where World Can't Wait will be in your city.
  • Email FReep of World Can't Wait High School Recruitment Plan for Oct 5th, 2006 Rally

    09/09/2006 5:24:13 AM PDT · by \/\/ayne · 7 replies · 619+ views ^ | 09082006 | Wayne Boettcher
    On October 5th, 2006, there is a planned walkout from public high schools across the nation. The walkout and subsequent rally is being requested of students by an organization called World Can't Wait... This week my column is in the form of an informational PDF flyer about World Can't Wait's High School Walk Out Plan. It should be emailed to high schools, school districts, city government and police truancy departments. Faxing is also recommended. This is a link to the PDF Version of the column called "Worrisome Walkout" which can be right clicked on and saved to your computer then...
  • FBI Data on Dan Smoot and Birch Society

    07/18/2006 10:19:40 AM PDT · by factfinder200 · 348+ views
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  • How liberals lost their way (Appropriate subtitle: ... and won't soon re-find it!)

    07/03/2006 12:09:01 PM PDT · by GMMAC · 21 replies · 934+ views
    National Post - Canada ^ | Saturday, July 01, 2006 | Robert Fulford
    How liberals lost their way Robert Fulford National Post Saturday, July 01, 2006 In 1949 Arthur Schlesinger Jr., then the young intellectual-in-chief of American politics, announced that anti-communism had become an essential part of liberalism. That might seem obvious. Surely the more liberal you are, the more you oppose communist tyranny, no? Still, it needed saying. Schlesinger and his friends had recently beaten back communist sympathizers in the Democratic Party and the unions. In his much-quoted book, The Vital Center, he said communism's challenge had forced American liberals "to take inventory of their moral resources" and decide they couldn't...
  • Fanny Kaplan (Unsuccessfull Assassin of Lenin, Aug 30, 1918)

    06/20/2006 11:43:01 AM PDT · by sergey1973 · 24 replies · 2,047+ views ^ |
    Faina Yefimovna Kaplan (1883–September 3, 1918), a.k.a. Fanny Kaplan (born Dora Kaplan), was a political revolutionary and an attempted assassin of Vladimir Lenin. Kaplan was born into a Jewish peasant family, one of seven children. She became a political revolutionary at an early age and joined a socialist group, the Socialist Revolutionaries. In 1906, Kaplan participated in an attempted assassination of a government official. The plot failed and Kaplan was arrested and sentenced to life of katorga works in Akatui, Siberia. She was released when the February Revolution overthrew the imperial government. As a result of her imprisonment, Kaplan suffered...
  • Moonbat Mystery - AAR 05-03-2006 - Weekly Wednesday Tucson Military Recruiting Center Protest

    05/05/2006 7:24:27 PM PDT · by \/\/ayne · 4 replies · 564+ views ^ | 05/05/2006 | Wayne Boettcher
    Moonbat Mysteries by Wayne Boettcher Posted: 05/05/2006 It was another sunny but breezy Spring day in Tucson as I rambled toward the Military Recruitment Center at 2302 E. Speedway on May 3rd, 2006. Birds were chirping, rabbits hopping and turtles harmonizing. No, wait. That was the Turtles on the radio. All in all, a happy relaxed morning in America. The "anti-war" protesting moonbats seemed a little late on their Daylight Savings Time switchover and were only now changing their weekly start time from 9:00 am to 8:00 am. I arrived at 8:05 am to find both sides already there....
  • "Something I hold so dear" - After Action Report Tucson, Arizona March 18th, 2006 Moonbat March

    03/23/2006 11:49:55 AM PST · by \/\/ayne · 19 replies · 2,216+ views ^ | 03/23/2006 | Wayne Boettcher
    "Something I hold so dear" by Wayne Boettcher Posted: 03/24/2006 It was a cool day in the desert on March 18, 2006, happy grey clouds scudded across the sky. The brisk wind rocked my truck, promising a sand-filled day as I ricocheted through the crazy Tucson streets toward the Military Recruiting Center at 2302 E. Speedway. In this town, many citizens seem to have replaced the gas and brake pedals of their vehicles with a simple toggle switch where up is full power, down is full brake. When I arrived at the Center at 8:00 am, at least ten...
  • I Must Pimp This Site: THE PEOPLE'S CUBE

    03/13/2006 1:23:13 AM PST · by King Prout · 42 replies · 2,639+ views
    THE PEOPLE'S CUBE ^ | 13 MAR 06 | King Prout
    I've never done a dedicated website-pimping post, so please bear with me if I fumble it. There is simply no way to give an adequate description of The People's Cube. - It is savagely anti-Leftist - For those of us who grew up during the Cold War and have some knowlege of the hell of life behind the Iron Curtain, it is poignantly accurate in its satire - The humor is simply brilliant (though it could be argued that mocking the communists, socialists, and leftists makes for rather easy jokes and parodies... all that is required is to be *slightly*...
  • After Action Report 02-08-2006 - Weekly Wednesday Tucson Military Recruiting Center Protest

    02/10/2006 10:03:14 PM PST · by \/\/ayne · 14 replies · 2,218+ views ^ | 02/10/2006 | Wayne Boettcher
    Minor Mediator by Wayne Boettcher Posted: 02/10/2006 February 8th, 2006 was another great day to be an American in the snarled byways of Tucson as I slowly drove toward the Military Recruiting Center on 2302 E. Speedway. The Tucson City government, paralyzed by indecision, bickering politicians, special interests and bizarre traffic theories, has long been unable to figure out how to get cars to travel efficiently through the sandy city. Although I had planned to be early, I arrived at 8:30 am. Speaking of the bizarre, an unusual happenstance had occurred the week before, on a day I was...
  • After Action Report 01-25-2006 - Weekly Wednesday Tucson Military Recruiting Center Protest

    01/27/2006 10:40:19 AM PST · by \/\/ayne · 45 replies · 1,829+ views ^ | 1/27/2006 | Wayne Boettcher
    Communists Op Depressed by Wayne Boettcher Posted: 01/27/2006 It was a mild day in the Old Pueblo as I whizzed past cactus after spiny cactus in my quest to reach the Tucson Military Recruiting Center at 2302 E. Speedway on January 25, 2006. I had brought my coat but wasn't going to need it. The slight sprinkle this morning was not nearly enough to make a dent in our weeks long drought or chill the desert sands. I approached the target location at approximately 8:30 am as cheers and salutations resounded through my open window. At least ten Pro...
  • W. Cleon Skousen : A Giant Has Died

    01/14/2006 6:03:53 PM PST · by logician2u · 32 replies · 2,254+ views
    Human Events ^ | Jan 12, 2006 | Mark Skousen
    W. Cleon Skousen died Monday, January 9. Skousen was one of the leading anti-Communists of the day. His nephew, Mark Skousen, editor of the just-released Compleated Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin (Regnery) and editor of the financial newsletter Forecasts and Strategies, has written this tribute about the man he calls “ a giant in the land.” W. Cleo Skousen: 1913-2006 "There were giants in the earth in those days....the same became might men who were of old, men of renown." (Genesis 6:4)A giant has died! My uncle Cleon, age 92, died of natural causes Jan.9, 2006. He lived a vigorous...
  • VANITY - Book list needed

    01/11/2006 9:15:13 AM PST · by jcb8199 · 23 replies · 329+ views
    1-11 | Self
    I realize this is a rather selfish vanity, but after doing a search of the archives (by no means an exhaustive one, however), I am appealing for aid. I am trying to compile a list of books (not extensive, but decent) that are anti-communist or anti-totalitarian in nature to give to my students as a project when we reach the unit on the Russian revolution and the rise of communism to the Cold War. Obvious books are 1984, Orwell Animal Farm, Orwell Fahrenheit 451, Bradbury Brave New World, Huxley Do any of you know of good fiction books that I...
  • We Three Kongs

    12/19/2005 11:50:34 AM PST · by Ed Hudgins · 22 replies · 1,095+ views
    The Objectivist Center & The Atlas Society ^ | 12/19/2005 | Edward Hudgins
    We Three Kongs by Edward Hudgins The Objectivist center & The Atlas Society If art holds a mirror to reality, the original 1933 King Kong, the 1976 remake and the latest version by Peter Jackson, show a culture that swung from a romantic optimism to cynicism and now perhaps is returning to a healthier sense of life. The original Kong very much reflected the values of its maker, Merian C. Cooper. As a six-year old a book his uncle gave him on “Adventures in Equatorial Africa” inspired Cooper’s imagination with tales of the jungle and strange animals, including gorillas. He...
  • DAN SMOOT: Conspiracy Expert?

    11/13/2005 2:31:18 PM PST · by factfinder200 · 4 replies · 562+ views
    factfinder ^ | 11-13-05 | factfinder200 DAN SMOOT: "Conspiracy Expert" ? It probably is not much of an exaggeration to observe that, eventually, every right-wing conspiracy proponent gets around to quoting Dan Smoot as an expert witness about matters pertaining to the "Master Conspiracy" operating in the United States. Many conspiracy authors cite Dan's 1962 book, The Invisible Government, for its unique insights based upon his "inside knowledge" as a former FBI Special Agent. In late 1993 I read Dan's autobiography entitled People Along The Way. I was curious about Dan's explanation for why he decided to leave the FBI (pages 181-184 of his...
  • After Action Report 11-02-2005 - Weekly Wed Tucson Military Recruiting Protest and WCW Rally

    11/05/2005 11:24:37 AM PST · by \/\/ayne · 13 replies · 3,794+ views ^ | 11/04/2005 | Wayne Boettcher
    Saddam Can't Wait! Say No to Communism Part V By Wayne Boettcher Posted: 11/04/2005 Why is there a sun? And why must this nearby star concentrate its thermal forces in the direction of Tucson, Arizona like a demented laser beam on steroids, ignoring the season with callous brutality? Yes, it was another searing day as I neared the Military Recruiting Center on November 2, 2005 at 8:15 am for the weekly "anti-war" protest. A few military parents and veterans were already there joyfully supporting the troops and America. Pulling into a likely parking spot, (for which I later received...
  • After Action Report 10-26-2005 - Weekly Wednesday Tucson Military Recruiting Center Protest

    10/29/2005 10:28:42 AM PDT · by \/\/ayne · 17 replies · 1,349+ views ^ | 10/29/2005 | Wayne Boettcher
    Dude, Where's My Sign? Say No to Communism Part IV The blistering rays of the sun sizzled through the atmosphere, blazing their way past fall skies to strike Tucson with heated enthusiasm. Yes, it was another scorching day in the desert on Wednesday, October 26th as I neared the Military Recruiting Center at Speedway Blvd about 7:10 am. This time I was early as the other side had changed their time to 9:00 am. I was the first one there! Placing my homemade UN flag as a welcome mat, I held up my new computer printed sign: We Support...
  • After Action Report 10-12-2005 - Weekly Wednesday Tucson Military Recruiting Center Protest

    10/15/2005 6:14:45 AM PDT · by \/\/ayne · 16 replies · 1,801+ views
    American Protest ^ | 10/14/2005 | Wayne Boettcher
    Flag Draped Coffin Display Supports The Troops? Say No to Communism Part III By Wayne Boettcher Posted: 10/14/2005 It was Wednesday, Oct 12th at 7:30 am as the desert began to bake the city of Tucson in its asphalt oven. Do I have to say it was sunny? My lovely wife was dropping me off and would soon be back to help. No stranger to protesting liberals, Judy's wit, beauty and demeanor is a blessing whether standing up for America, writing a novel, or cooking a delicious meal. As I unlimbered the massive new "Say No To Communism" ultrasign...
  • WSJ Bookmarks: The Age of Anxiety, by Haynes Johnson - McCarthyism launches ideological Republicans

    10/14/2005 6:28:20 AM PDT · by OESY · 6 replies · 669+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 14, 2005 | MARK GAUVREAU JUDGE
    In "The Age of Anxiety," Haynes Johnson makes a depressing observation: "Although McCarthy and the leading players of his time… have long since passed from the scene, McCarthyism remains a story without an ending." ...McCarthyism... has become an all-purpose incantation, referring to everything from genuine political repression to folks not buying a singer's records.... Calling someone a McCarthyite has become a form of McCarthyism. ...Mr. Johnson ignores the genuine threat that communist spies posed to the U.S.; he elides the justified anticommunist efforts of the 1930s and 1940s with the abuses of McCarthyism; and he compares McCarthyism with modern-day conservatism....
  • After Action Report - Weekly Wednesday Tucson Military Recruiting Center Protest

    09/29/2005 5:36:02 PM PDT · by \/\/ayne · 13 replies · 1,514+ views
    9/29/2005 | Wayne Boettcher
    It was a bright morning on Wednesday, September 28th as I neared the Military Recruitment Center at 2302 E.Speedway in Tucson, Arizona. For some time now "peace" activists had been gathering there to hinder Armed Forces recruitment during wartime. Although technically illegal under US Code Title 18, Part I, Chapter 115, § 2388, * no federal agency would dare break the silent code of pretended ignorance that protects American liberals engaged in criminal activity. And if the Feds wouldn't arrest anyone under that law, neither would the local constabulary, according to a Tucson Police Officer. However, the "Raging Commies Grannies"...
  • Poland rejects communist legacy

    09/26/2005 4:15:42 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 5 replies · 365+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 27 September 2005
    POLAND veered to the right overnight after voters opted for change in weekend general elections and handed a conservative coalition a parliamentary majority and a ticket to reform the new EU member. With 90 per cent of the votes counted from yesterday's election, the conservative Catholic Law and Justice party (PiS) was shown to have reaped just under 27 per cent of the vote, and the free-market Civic Platform slightly more than 24 per cent. The tally gave the two parties, which have already begun talks to form a coalition to rule Poland and cast off the legacy of communism,...
  • Home-invasion bill gets initial OK

    03/22/2005 1:41:45 PM PST · by Bald Eagle777 · 53 replies · 2,024+ views
    Tallahassee Democrat ^ | March 22, 2005 | Tallahassee Democrat (no author given)
    Floridians could shoot anyone who invades their homes or cars with the intention of harming them, under a bill that got preliminary approval today in the Senate. The bill by Sen. Durrell Peaden, R-Crestview, basically says that you don't have to back away from a confrontation. Under existing law, people can be prosecuted if they don't first try to find a way to escape from a confrontation. Sen. Steve Geller, D-Hallendale, unsuccessfully tried to amend the bill so that it would only apply to homes, cars and other private locations - not confrontations on the street. Geller said he supported...
  • "The Giver" (Yes, parents. It's still being taught to our kids.)

    03/16/2005 10:57:14 PM PST · by Marie · 440 replies · 7,065+ views
    Vanity | 16Mar05 | Self
    Today my 13 year old daughter came home from school telling me about this “disturbing” book she’s reading with the class. The name rang a distant bell in my head, but I couldn’t put my head on it. I went to the store and she got online to do a bit of research for herself on the book.When I came home she was walking out of the bathroom, holding her stomach, crying. I asked her what was wrong and she couldn’t talk for a bit. Finally she yelled, “They’re going to kill a baby later in the book!”I asked her...
  • Billy James Hargis Dies at 79

    12/09/2004 7:04:50 PM PST · by · 13 replies · 695+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 12-09-04 | Ernie1241
    Evangelist Billy James Hargis Dies; Spread Anti-Communist Message By Adam Bernstein Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, November 30, 2004; Page B06 The Rev. Billy James Hargis, 79, who died Nov. 27 at a nursing home in Tulsa, was a "bawl and jump" broadcast evangelist whose anti-communist message helped him flourish during the Cold War. He was ordained at 17 in the Disciples of Christ denomination, studied at an unaccredited Bible college in Bentonville, Ark., and later received a theology degree from Burton College and Seminary in Colorado. Increasingly, he politicized his pulpit and in 1962 urged attendees of the Anti-Communist...
  • Park Chung-hee

    09/09/2004 10:57:49 PM PDT · by Ptarmigan · 283+ views
    Latin America was not the only place in the world to have military governments where death squads reigned in to purge their nations of leftists. South Korea had its brush with the military government. This comes even before the Dirty War in Argentina and Augusto Pinochet's Chile. South Korea had freedom and democracy, which Koreans rarely had in their long history. Koreans were ruled by a monarchy, like Medieval Europe. During the Second Republic, South Korea adapted a parliamentary system, which Prime Minister Chang Myon was elected. However, it was a turbulent time and lot of political turmoil and polarization....
  • The Seven Barfs of Today’s China (China professor thinks much of China's anti-US stand is wrong)

    08/08/2004 2:43:50 AM PDT · by NZerFromHK · 4 replies · 659+ views
    open source on the net (via Huang Hua Gang magazine) ^ | unknown, probably June 2003 | Chen Qin (translated by NZerFromHK)
    NZerFromHK note: this article was written by Professor Chen Qin back in June 2003 in Chinese. Professor Chen was with the History Department of Guangxi Normal University in Guilin. In this article (which was originally published in Beijing Xinbao) he blasted against seven particular phenomena of modern China that he thinks are yucky. He is probably not a friend of the United States but he thinks the anti-Americanism of the PRC is equally disgusting – in a sense he is kind of a NY Times liberal or quite possibly to its right I’m not sure. But the Beijing government can’t...
  • Birch Society "Experts"

    07/16/2004 6:02:55 PM PDT · by · 8 replies · 464+ views | 07-16-04 | Ernie1241
    For over 45 years the John Birch Society has disseminated poison into the American bloodstream by various methods: * a Speakers Bureau * American Opinion Bookstores * Robert Welch University* magazines (American Opinion, Review of the News, The New American)* a book publishing division* numerous front-groups* numerous article reprints * dozens of books and booklets* filmstrips, videotapes, audio cassettes* a website* and thousands members who promote JBS views all over the countryThis article is part of a series devoted to an in-depth analysis of the Birch Society. As a result of Freedom-Of-Information Act requests to the FBI and other agencies,...
  • Birch Society Proposal To Publish J. Edgar Hoover Comments

    07/11/2004 6:16:34 PM PDT · by · 3 replies · 247+ views
    In 1965, Dr. James D. Bales, a professor at Harding College in Searcy Arkansas contacted the FBI to inquire into whether or not J. Edgar Hoover would object to Bales' compiling statements made by Hoover about Communism and publishing them in book form. J. Edgar Hoover rejected the idea. In June of 1967, the idea was resurrected by representatives of the John Birch Society (JBS). Douglas C. Morse, Managing Editor of the JBS publishing arm, Western Island Publishers, contacted the Boston FBI office to again propose the idea. FBI Assistant-Special-Agent-In Charge Troy Coleman met with Mr. Morse and JBS founder...
  • Was Reagan the First Neocon?

    06/14/2004 4:57:30 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 41 replies · 518+ views ^ | 06-14-04 | Buchanan, Patrick J.
    Was Reagan the 1st neoconservative? Posted: June 14, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 Creators Syndicate, Inc. Would Ronald Reagan have invaded Iraq? Would he have declared a doctrine of preventive war to keep any rival nation from rising to where it might challenge us? Would he have crusaded for "world democratic revolution"? Was Reagan the first neoconservative? This claim has been entered in the wake of his death. Yet, it seems bogus, a patent forgery, a fabricated claim to the Reagan legacy, worked up in the same shop where they made the documents proving Saddam was buying up all...