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  • The Seven Thunders are coming into view !

    07/30/2011 4:41:35 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 26 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ,bible ^ | 7/30/11 | Jedediah
    The Seven(7) thunders are coming into view , As Isaiah( Seer) witnessed (coals of testimony of Jesus Christ) and Ezekiel (Intercessor) Knew , The voices speaking together "AS ONE" , The Head of The Menorah , JESUS God's one and only Son , For The table has been set for the feast , The Bride entreated to come and take a peek , A look at what is about is about to be whole , The Bells of righteousness are about to sound, Raining down Heaven all around , The Coals of Testimony plainly in view , Burning with a...
  • The Space Station: From Russia With(out) Love

    07/29/2011 5:34:57 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 13 replies
    Now that America has no way to put people into space, we have to rely on the Ruskies. They might have been Communists for almost 80 years but they sure understand market economies (specifically, supply and demand) because the pre-negotiated deal of $51 million per U.S. astronaut expires at the end of 2013. The General Director of Russian Federal Space Agency, Anatoly Perminov, said in 2010: We have an agreement until 2012 that Russia will be responsible for this. But after that? Excuse me but the prices should be absolutely different then! The Comrade was right… NASA just inked a...
  • Obama Takes Putin’s Side in Magnitsky Case

    07/28/2011 10:08:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | July 28, 2011 | Kim Ziegfeld
    The president has sacrificed American honor in service to a political agenda.The lawyer for a major foreign investor in Russia is arrested on bogus charges while attempting to expose corruption by the Kremlin. Once in jail, he’s brutally tortured to death. A bipartisan pair of U.S. senators introduces legislation to block the high-level Kremlin officials who were directly involved in the murder from setting foot on U.S. soil. What response do you expect from the president of the United States?For some time now, I have been expressing outrage at the fact that Barack Obama did not actively support the Cardin-McCain...
  • Russian Church Calls for Condemnation of Stalin, Lenin Crimes

    07/25/2011 7:14:17 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Interfax ^ | 7/25/11
    Moscow, July 25, Interfax - A remembrance service for victims of Soviet-era repressions was held by the Solovetsky Stone on Moscow Lubyanskaya Square on Monday. "Many are trying to tell us that that period should be forgotten together with the great number of victims," head of the Synodal Department for Church and Society Relations Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin said at the ceremony. The Church, the public, veterans and political repression victims "must do their best so that no one and nothing is forgotten," he said. Society cannot live a calm life or "have a decent future" unless it learns the lessons...
  • Ronald Reagan, champion of freedom

    07/01/2011 10:30:12 PM PDT · by Clairity · 6 replies
    CNN ^ | June 29, 2011 | Edward Meese III
    Today, with a statue in the appropriately named Freedom Square in Budapest, Hungarians will honor the man who helped secure their freedom at last from Communist rule. It is just one of four celebrations being held this week across Europe to honor the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ronald Reagan organized by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation. The Czech Republic, Poland and Great Britain will also hold events in honor of the 40th president and his legacy in bringing down the Iron Curtain. Reagan pursued his three-pronged strategy to win the Cold War. The first two prongs of this...
  • Iran's president calls for post-Soviet security alliance to unite in alliance against West

    06/15/2011 8:20:17 AM PDT · by silentknight · 47 replies · 1+ views
    The Canadian Press ^ | June 15, 2011 | Peter Leonard
    ASTANA, Kazakhstan - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called Wednesday for a security alliance of several former Soviet nations and China to form a united front against the West. Ahmadinejad's address to fellow heads of state at the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Kazakhstan will likely deepen suspicions that the bloc is intended as a counterweight to the United States across the region. In a summit declaration signed by all the member states, the organization also attacked missile defense programs in another apparent dig at the United States.
  • Voice of Russia Radio Launches New U.S. Stations, Delivering Russian News & Perspective to Americans

    WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Voice of Russia (VOR) Radio announces the launch of two U.S. stations in New York and Washington, D.C. The new stations will air live programming with the Russian perspective on international news, culture, arts and events over 1430 AM and 1390 AM frequency, respectively. The stations mark the first time VOR will produce programming directly from the United States rather than broadcasting news from the Moscow-based radio program. "This is a very significant move for Voice of Russia because it is the first time in the history of the station that material being...
  • Gorbachev praises Obama and admits that he did his best to save Soviet Union

    05/31/2011 11:45:04 AM PDT · by se99tp · 13 replies ^ | 31/5/2011 | beyond popular propaganda
    An amazing interview with the top communist apparatchik Mikhail Gorbachev. He repeats, although this time quite clearly, that in fact he was fighting to keep the Soviet Union alive. He did his best to defend the Soviet Union. Gorbachev explains that perestroika succeeded but it was disrupted. Soviet Union "could have existed longer today as the community of the sovereign states".
  • America: The New Soviet Union?

    05/19/2011 9:30:31 PM PDT · by TheConservativeCitizen · 10 replies
    The Constitution Club ^ | 05-19-11 | Jack Curtis
    The USSR collapsed because its economics couldn’t work and its politics failed too. It’s ironic indeed that the cold war victor is following Soviet footsteps toward its own collapse. Personal freedom, irreplaceable in the exploitation of opportunities, is steadily diminishing as the scope of private decision-making shrinks in response to the expansion of the scope of decision areas reserved by the state. Once, unlike the Soviets, we decided what our children would be taught, whom we would employ, what crops we would raise and what we would manufacture; our doctors decided what treatments to provide their patients. Human creativity was...
  • Medvedev warns West of new Cold War over missile deal

    05/18/2011 6:19:34 AM PDT · by Thunder90 · 19 replies
    yahoo ^ | 5/18/2011 | AFP
    SKOLKOVO, Russia (AFP) – President Dmitry Medvedev warned Wednesday Russia could pull out a new nuclear disarmament treaty and enter a new Cold War with the West if the two sides failed to agree on a new missile defence shield. Medvedev told reporters that the United States' decision to push ahead with the European shield despite Russia's objections will force Moscow "to take response measures -- something that we would very much rather not do."
  • Say "Goodbye" to the Dollar

    04/15/2011 5:47:32 AM PDT · by JRNyquist · 52 replies · 1+ views ^ | april 15, 2011 | Jeff Nyquist
    .. inadequacies and deficiencies of the existing international monetary and financial system.. In 1998 Russian Foreign Minister Yevgeny Primakov, a strategist and master spy, conceived of an economic alliance between Russia, India and China. The purpose of this combination was to counter the international influence of the United States. By now it should be apparent that Russia and China intend to launch an attack against the U.S. dollar. Do we yet realize that such an attack is possible? And have we reckoned the political consequences?
  • Putin turns to Soviet nostalgia in pressuring Ukraine to join new Russian-led customs union

    04/13/2011 5:17:44 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 7 replies
    AP ^ | April 12, 2011
    Ukraine has resisted pressure to join the Moscow-led union, preferring instead to pursue a free-trade agreement with the European Union. During a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart, Putin said the customs union would stimulate growth in whole sectors of the Ukrainian economy as he touted the benefits of the economic integration formed when the countries were all part of the Soviet Union. “The technological links from the Soviet period are still functioning, and one partner cannot be efficient without another,” Putin said. “That is what we must think about and give a second wind to the capabilities formed during the...
  • A Hidden History of Evil

    04/02/2011 9:26:44 AM PDT · by bronxville · 54 replies
    City Journal ^ | Spring 2010 | Claire Berlinski
    A Hidden History of Evil Why doesn’t anyone care about the unread Soviet archives? In the world’s collective consciousness, the word “Nazi” is synonymous with evil. It is widely understood that the Nazis’ ideology—nationalism, anti-Semitism, the autarkic ethnic state, the Führer principle—led directly to the furnaces of Auschwitz. It is not nearly as well understood that Communism led just as inexorably, everywhere on the globe where it was applied, to starvation, torture, and slave-labor camps. Nor is it widely acknowledged that Communism was responsible for the deaths of some 150 million human beings during the twentieth century. The world remains...
  • Fruits from the Tree of Malice

    03/26/2011 2:45:57 PM PDT · by Army Air Corps · 19 replies
    City Journal ^ | Vol. 1 No. 21 Winter 2011 | Claire Berlinski
    In the Spring 2010 issue of City Journal, I described an archive of documents from Soviet government agencies smuggled to the West by the Russian researcher Pavel Stroilov and the Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky. These documents, I noted, were available to anyone who wanted to consult them. But nobody did. Publishers were indifferent. Only a fraction of the documents had been translated into English. This was, I argued, a symptom of the world’s dangerous indifference to the enormity of Communist crimes. Within weeks of the article’s appearance, I received hundreds of e-mails. Many came from victims of Soviet Communism—there is...
  • Caught Red-Handed

    03/24/2011 4:26:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | March 24, 2011 | Staff
    Freedom's Enemies: A collaborator of the Rosenbergs admits his previously unknown Soviet espionage more than 60 years after the fact. It's just the latest revelation that the anti-communists of that era were right. The "innocent victims" of the Red Scare were once legion — like suave U.S. envoy Alger Hiss, who doubled as a Soviet spy chief, and Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who gave Moscow A-bomb plans. The latest debunking of this myth is Rosenberg fellow spy Morton Sobell, who finally admitted it in 2008. But in a December interview with Ronald Radosh and Steven Usdin, Sobell, 93, added that...
  • Chavez says capitalism may have ended life on Mars

    03/22/2011 12:33:24 PM PDT · by GreatJoeMcCarthy · 66 replies
    Reuters ^ | March 22, 2011 | Eyanir Chinea
    Capitalism may be to blame for the lack of life on the planet Mars, Venezuela's socialist President Hugo Chavez said on Tuesday. "I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but maybe capitalism arrived there, imperialism arrived and finished off the planet," Chavez said in speech to mark World Water Day. Chavez, who also holds capitalism responsible for many of the world's problems, warned that water supplies on Earth were drying up. "Careful! Here on planet Earth where hundreds of years ago or less there were great forests, now there...
  • Why I'm hopeful about the Middle East uprisings

    03/14/2011 9:34:17 AM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 4 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 13, 2011 | Natan Sharansky
    I am often asked why so many Israelis are worried by the popular rebellions rocking the Middle East and why I'm so hopeful. My response is that just as their worry is tempered by hope, my hope is tempered by worry. The worried among us fear the possibility of long-term chaos and/or the emergence of regimes even more repressive than those that are crumbling. ... For decades, the free world's policy toward the Middle East was based on the desire for stability, purchased by deals struck with leaders. That the leaders were corrupt autocrats mattered little. To the contrary, tyranny...
  • Russia: the rouble rises

    03/02/2011 9:55:17 PM PST · by cunning_fish · 1 replies
    Financial Times ^ | March 2, 2011 | Stefan Wags
    The Russian central bank has put into effect its latest moves in the fight against inflation with some style. After raising interest rates on Monday for the first time since 2008, the authorities late on Tuesday widened the trading band for the rouble – and were happy to see the currency rise sharply on Wednesday, by a full 1 per cent against a US dollar/euro basket. As well as gaining some ground in the anti-inflation front, the central bank can claim another modest advance towards its aim of liberalising the rouble. Governor Sergei Ignatiev should be pleased with this week’s...
  • East-West military gap rapidly shrinking-report

    03/08/2011 5:14:39 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY
    Reuters ^ | March 8, 2011 | Peter Apps
    LONDON, March 8 (Reuters) - Western cuts and swiftly rising defence spending in emerging economies are redrawing the global strategic map, a leading think-tank said on Tuesday, with the danger of conflicts between states also rising. In its annual Global Military Balance report, the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) said the shift in economic power was already beginning to have a real military effect and closing any strategic gap. "Western states' defence budgets are under pressure and their military procurement is constrained," said IISS director general John Chipman. "But in other regions -- notably Asia and the Middle...
  • Resurgent Communism In South America

    03/04/2011 10:05:13 AM PST · by verdugo · 25 replies
    Leftists Advance: Nation by Nation The Venezuelan people are not the only ones suffering under this resurgence of fanatical left-wing leaders. The BBC reported in 2005 that 75 percent of South Americans were governed by leftist rulers, all of whom had risen to power in the preceding six years. And the trend has only accelerated since then, with some analysts using the term “Pink Tide” to describe the phenomenon that has enveloped Latin America. Bolivia: With strong backing from Chavez, former coca farmer Evo Morales of the Movement for Socialism assumed power in 2006. His party now controls about two-thirds...
  • Russia, China, Radical Islam and the Latin American Threat to US Survival

    02/20/2011 6:15:05 PM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies
    New Zeal ^ | 2/20/11 | trevor loudon
    Brazilian philosopher, Olavo de Carvalho is an expert on the Latin American Left and its ties to Islam, Russia and China. Olavo de Carvahlo In this interview, with Jeff Nyquist, de Carvahlo eloquently and forcefully states a theme I've long promoted on this blog - that Russia, China, Cuba, Iran radical Islam and the Latin American Left, co-ordinated by Cuba and Brazil through the Sao Paolo Forum, are working together to destroy the the United States of America. I emphasize - not to weaken, to marginalize, to impoverish - but to DESTROY the USA. As Carvalho explained, “The Russian-Chinese influence...
  • Sun Tzu And Lenin (Long Range Decption): America's Failure To See Will Be Her Downfall

    02/23/2011 12:31:17 PM PST · by RINOS ARE RADICALS · 1 replies
    Feb 23,2011 | TRT
    Lenin's goal of world communism was based on long term deception, please read his writings. His plan was to create regional governments, by destroying national sovereignty then ultimately merging the regions together into a one world system. Look today at the EU , who Gorbachev himself so smugly calls the "EU Soviet"; 1400 faceless spokesman in Brussels who control all of Western Europe. Chris Story, former Thatcher advisor explains. And in America's open border policies, destruction of state sovereignty through intentional out of control spending and legislated treaties like NAFTA and GAT that creates a three nation state (US,...
  • Alarm Bells - Radical Union Leader Appointed to Important Trade Post

    02/19/2011 9:30:24 PM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies
    New Zeal ^ | 2/19/11 | Trevor Loudon
    President Barack Obama has appointed a far left labor unionist to a security sensitive U.S. trade post. Bob King On February 16, 2011,  Obama  announced the appointment of United Auto Workers president Bob King to the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. As U.S. trade positions and data are always  key targets of foreign intelligence services, one would think that appointments to such a body would be subject to thorough scrutiny. Either this was not done in King's case, or affiliation with far left organizations, is no longer considered any sort of danger to national security in today's Washington....
  • Was the Fall of the USSR a Good Thing?

    02/16/2011 8:59:59 AM PST · by lbryce · 18 replies · 1+ views
    The Volokh Conspiracy ^ | February 14, 2011 | Staff
    University of Chicago Professor Brian Leiter isn’t so sure, and gives his reasons: I should add, of course, that whether the collapse of the Soviet Union should be considered a good thing is a separate question. Certainly everyone (except the despots) welcomes the end of totalitarian regimes, though some of the former Soviet republics have remained thoroughly undemocratic, and Russia itself has moved strongly back in that direction. Then, of course, there was the enormous human cost to the collapse (increased mortality, a decline in longevity, and massive economic and thus human dislocation and suffering). Finally, certain other world-historic crimes,...
  • The Hydrocarbon Bomb

    01/13/2011 5:41:31 AM PST · by Arman Z. Calbay · 16 replies
    Arman Z. Calbay
    Oil in itself is apolitical; but if some countries use it as a growth factor, then others turn it into weapon. Do you know what the difference is between Saudi Arabia on the one hand and Russia and Venezuela on the other? The answer is that they use oil differently. The Saudi Kingdom just makes money with oil. The Kremlin and Caracas use oil as a political weapon. Their paths are opposite indeed. The hydrocarbon policy looks like a cold war more and more. One cannot say that the petroleum business was not mixed with politics before; however, now this...
  • Russia Quietly Building Up Arms

    01/04/2011 1:27:43 PM PST · by therightliveswithus · 61 replies
    World Threats ^ | 1/4/11 | World Threats
    Russia has been conducting a race to build up its military, but no one seems to be noticing. While the economic recession is causing many European nations to slash and downsize their defensive capabilities, Russia has been extending its reach militarily. Did any of you catch the article about Russia purchasing not one but two helicopter carriers from France? The Mistral-class carrier also doubles as an amphibious assault craft, carrying ground forces and materiel. The Baltic states and Georgia are raising diplomatic hell over it but it appears that France is savoring the deal, worth over $1.5 billion. "The Baltic...
  • The Ulsterman Report: Confirmed – Russians Play Obama for a Fool

    01/05/2011 10:13:29 AM PST · by bkopto · 15 replies
    Newsflavor ^ | Jan 3, 2011 | Ulsterman
    ...With the Russian’s most recent interpretations of what the START treaty actually imposes against the United States, lawmakers in DC – even some Democrats, are pointing fingers once again at an ineffectual Obama White House. The Obama administration had assured these lawmakers the Russians would not attempt to impose limitations on America’s missile defense capabilities – that those Republicans warning of just such a thing were, “playing politics with national defense.” Now it appears the Obama White House and the Democratic Party leadership either lied, or have been utterly played for fools by their Russian counterparts.
  • The ACLU's untold Stalinist heritage

    01/04/2011 5:27:49 AM PST · by markomalley · 14 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/4/2010 | John Rossomando
    Noted author Paul Kengor has unearthed declassified letters and other documents in the Soviet Comintern archives linking early leaders of the ACLU with the Communist Party.Kengor found a May 23, 1931 letter in the archives signed by ACLU founder Roger Baldwin, written on ACLU stationery, to then American Communist Party Chairman William Z. Foster asking him to help ACLU Chairman Harry Ward with his then-upcoming trip to Stalin’s Russia.The letter suggests Ward intended to visit the Soviet Union to find “evidence from Soviet Russia” that would undermine the capitalist profit motive.Baldwin wrote the letter at a time when Stalin was...
  • Why Obama Surrendered the Missile Shield

    12/21/2010 12:44:34 AM PST · by neverdem · 63 replies · 2+ views
    American Thinker ^ | December 21, 2010 | Zbigniew Mazurak
    Documents from the State Department published by WikiLeaks show that the Obama administration surrendered the missile shield previously planned by the Bush administration to Europe because of Russian demands, not because of any supposed intel reports. The original missile defense scheme was devised by the Bush administration, which persuaded Poland and the Czech Republic to authorize missile defense systems (ten unarmed interceptors and a radar) to be deployed on their soil.  In April 2008, Bush outmaneuvered Vladimir Putin by obtaining an endorsement of this scheme from all NATO allies before the Russian leader reached Bucharest for the NATO-Russia summit. Russia...
  • Reminder: "Rockin' the Wall" is out--great Christmas Present

    12/16/2010 8:23:45 AM PST · by LS · 3 replies · 1+ views
    self ^ | 12/16/2010 | LS
    Just a reminder that our film is out, and we are already in the process of making "Other Walls 2 Fall," about music's penetration and ability to change other oppressive societies, including the radical Islamic societies. This is a wonderful movie, and a great Christmas present to accompany "A Patriot's History of the United States."
  • Blazing Satellites:Guns In Space

    12/08/2010 10:30:54 PM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 12 replies ^ | 10/2008 | John Walker
    When the movie Star Wars came out in 1977, remember how many jokes were made about Luke and Han blazing away at Imperial fighters with the ack-ack guns on the Millennium Falcon? In the July 1998 issue of Spaceflight (the popular publication of the British Interplanetary Society), there's an article1 about the military version of the Soviet Salyut space station, which flew as Salyuts 3 and 5 between 1974 and 1977. (The name “Salyut” was applied to two entirely different space station programs, one military and the other civilian, which used completely different hardware built by different design bureaux.2 The...
  • Last of Foxtrot submarines to retire on Dec 9

    12/06/2010 10:36:07 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 9 replies
    Tehelka, India ^ | December 06, 2010 | Ritu Sharma
    Last of Foxtrot submarines to retire on Dec 9 The submarine is the last of the Foxtrot class of submarines that were built in the erstwhile USSR BY Ritu Sharma Visakhapatnam The Foxtrot class of submarines, the first to have joined the Indian naval fleet, will bid adieu to the elite services after 36 years in service. The last of the Indian Navy's Soviet-built Foxtrot submarines, with which the navy's submarine arm came into being, will retire on December 9, bringing an era to an end. With the decommissioning, the already dwindling submarine strength of the force would dip further....
  • Obama Urges U.S. to Look to Communist Soviet Union for Inspiration

    12/06/2010 9:56:11 AM PST · by kristinn · 52 replies · 1+ views
    Monday, December 6, 2010 | Kristinn
    U.S. President Barack Obama is urging the nation to seek inspiration from the former communist empire the Soviet Union to guide America out of the current economic troubles.In a preview of a speech to given today in North Carolina, Obama will call for a "Sputnik moment" of government and private sector "investments" in research, education and infrastructure.Obama has faced accusations that he is a socialist, communist, fascist and anti-capitalist. Over the years he has repeatedly claimed that communist China as doing better than the Unted States. Now, with this explicit call to emulate the Soviet Union, Obama and his image...
  • Icky Leaks (grave danger is coming directly from Kremlin)

    12/03/2010 11:19:14 AM PST · by Kabud · 58 replies · 1+ views ^ | 3 Dec 2010 | JR Nyquist
    Icky LeaksSensitive diplomatic communications have been published by the Wikileaks Web site, and some of this sensitive material concerns Russia. The importance of Russia as a global power has been downplayed since the fall of the Soviet Union. Leaked U.S. State Department cables give us a glimpse of how dangerous Russia is becoming. The true nature of the Russian regime has not been a popular topic of public discussion; but in secret meetings between diplomats, statesmen and law enforcement officials, there is growing concern. Russia has become the center of international corruption, drawing other states into her orbit.From the leaked...
  • NRC approves uranium license transfer in Wyoming (to a Russian company)

    12/01/2010 7:40:08 AM PST · by markomalley · 51 replies · 1+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 12/1/2010 | Mead Gruver
    Two uranium mines in Wyoming are on their way to control by a Russian company now that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved transferring the mines' licenses The commission last week approved the license transfer involving a Russian company, JSC Atomoredzoloto, or ARMZ, which expects to obtain a controlling interest in Canadian-owned Uranium One by year's end. Uranium One holds the licenses for a proposed in-situ uranium mine and an existing in-situ uranium mine in northeast Wyoming.
  • JFK assassination 'was easily done' (Audio of Agent Clint Hill)

    12/01/2010 6:06:28 AM PST · by decimon · 178 replies
    BBC ^ | December 1, 2010 | Unknown
    The secret service agent who threw himself into President Kennedy's car at the moment of his assassination, Clint Hill, has published a book about the events.
  • Is President Obama Getting Punked by The Russians?

    11/22/2010 2:39:03 PM PST · by tutstar · 64 replies · 1+ views
    Ulsterman Report ^ | 11/21/2010 | ulsterman
    What appears most clear is that it is Russia now openly and aggressively demanding the United States concede to its demands, and enjoying an American president seemingly willing to accomplish just that. It is interesting to note that while it is the TSA body scan/search controversy that now rages in America, President Obama appears primarily focused on obtaining Senate approval for an updated START treaty – an ongoing agreement between the United States and Russia to further reduce their respective nuclear arsenals in the coming years. Such reductions are widely supported by various European nations, and according to a recent...
  • Vanity:The 3 Famous Reagan Campaign TV commericials (1984)

    11/10/2010 1:24:19 PM PST · by Frantzie · 18 replies
    Vanity | 11-10-2010 | Frantzie
    The three most famous Reagan campaign commcerials; The Bear, Morning In America and The Train. All from 1984 Train It's Morning In America The Bear #4 Inflation #5 Foreign Policy #6 Peace From 1980 - Democrats for Reagan - hilarious From 1980 - How Reagan saved Calif Moonbeam's pa had bankrupted CA.
  • Mystery Missile Launch Seen off Calif. Coast

    11/09/2010 8:05:31 AM PST · by Gennie · 1,067 replies · 1+ views
    CBS News ^ | 11/9/10 | CBS
    (CBS) A mysterious missile launch off the southern California coast was caught by CBS affiliate KCBS's cameras Monday night, and officials are staying tight-lipped over the nature of the projectile. CBS station KFMB put in calls to the Navy and Air Force Monday night about the striking launch off the coast of Los Angeles, which was easily visible from the coast, but the military has said nothing about the launch. KFMB showed video of the apparent missile to former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Robert Ellsworth, who is also a former Deputy Secretary of Defense, to get his thoughts. Scroll down...
  • Russia Wants Say In Fed’s Moves

    11/08/2010 3:53:37 PM PST · by Islander7 · 14 replies
    Logistics Monster ^ | Nov 8, 2010 | Diamond Tiger
    Russia and China have been signaling for months that they were concerned about the dollar as the reserve currency and our government’s level of debt, but now they think they should have some say in our internal monetary policy. Considering how far down the globalists’ garden path we have been led, they might just get their wish soon.
  • History and its woes: How Stalin and Hitler enabled each other’s crimes (Review of "Bloodlands")

    11/05/2010 12:44:33 PM PDT · by mojito · 11 replies
    The Economist ^ | 10/14/2010 | Unattributed
    Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin. By Timothy Snyder. Basic Books; 524 pages. IN THE middle of the 20th century Europe’s two totalitarian empires, Nazi Germany and Stalin’s Soviet Union, killed 14m non-combatants, in peacetime and in war. The who, why, when, where and how of these mass murders is the subject of a gripping and comprehensive new book by Timothy Snyder of Yale University. The term coined in the book’s title encapsulates the thesis. The “bloodlands” are the stretch of territory from the Baltic to the Black Sea where Europe’s most murderous regimes did their most murderous work. The...
  • The Reagan Coalition

    10/30/2010 9:07:37 AM PDT · by Alyssa Kaeding
    Alyssa Kaeding ^ | 10/28/10 | Alyssa Kaeding
    With the midterm elections less than a week away, politics are on the mind of most Americans. The Democratic party is struggling to control the backlash against Obamacare, the stimulus packages, and the overtaking of private sector entities that have enraged the electorate. This provides a unique opportunity for the Republicans but they face problems as well, the biggest of which is their credibility. Can they be trusted to strictly adhere to traditional policies of fiscal responsibility?
  • Mikhail Gorbachev: victory in Afghanistan is 'impossible'

    10/27/2010 8:23:43 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 47 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 10/27/10
    Mikhail Gorbachev: victory in Afghanistan is 'impossible' Mikhail Gorbachev, the former leader of the Soviet Union, has warned that Afghanistan risks turning into another Vietnam, telling Nato that victory is impossible. Published: 10:42AM BST 27 Oct 2010 Mr Gorbachev, who pulled Russian troops out of Afghanistan in 1989 after a 10-year war, said the US had no alternative but to withdraw troops. "Victory is impossible in Afghanistan. [Barack] Obama is right to pull the troops out. No matter how difficult it will be," he told the BBC. Mr Gorbachev added that as the Soviets prepared to withdraw from Afghanistan, the...
  • Chavez, Ahmadinejad Say US Is Headed For 'The Graveyard'

    10/20/2010 3:18:35 PM PDT · by Strategy · 54 replies · 2+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | October 20, 2010 | By Associated Press
    TEHERAN, Iran -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his Iranian counterpart declared Wednesday they are united in efforts to establish a "new world order" and warned their enemies would be relegated to the "graveyard."
  • Vanity - What were the economic reasons for the Soviet Collapse?

    10/14/2010 8:59:16 PM PDT · by tired1 · 106 replies
    Aside from the obviuous shortcommings of central planning, I'm interested in the circumdtances which caused the USSR to implode. Was it inability to meet foreign obligations? Would appreciate opioions and any sources.
  • 4 GOP leaders warn of uranium mine sale : Russian agency would take over

    10/11/2010 10:35:20 AM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Times ^ | October 5, 2010 | Eli Lake
    Four leading House Republicans, citing national security concerns, are urging Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner to block the sale of a Wyoming-based uranium mine to an arm of the Russian government's main nuclear agency. The lawmakers are raising alarm over the proposed sale of a Powder River Basin, Wyoming-based uranium processing facility operated by Uranium One USA, a Canadian-based company, to Atomredmetzoloto, a subsidiary of the Russian government agency Rosatom, according to a letter obtained Tuesday by The Washington Times. The sale was first announced on Aug. 31, and the lawmakers claim that it could give Moscow control of up...
  • Japan: Russia Piling On

    10/04/2010 6:22:49 PM PDT · by neverdem · 18 replies
    Commentary ^ | 10.04.2010 | J. E. Dyer
    As Americans turn their attention inward, China and Russia are beginning to make geopolitical moves that evoke nothing so much as the environment of the 1930s. I have written elsewhere about China's dispute with Japan over the Senkaku Islands and Beijing's resort to a direct confrontation over them in September. Russia added to Japan's troubles last week, when Dmitry Medvedev planned to make an unprecedented visit to the Kuril Islands in the north, which have been disputed by Japan and Russia since the end of World War II. Medvedev's trip was curtailed by bad weather on this occasion (a verifiable excuse, incidentally)....
  • Russia arrests Polish reporters at plane wreckage

    10/01/2010 6:20:01 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 34 replies
    AP via Google ^ | October 1, 2010
    WARSAW, Poland — Poland's Foreign Ministry says Russia has arrested three Polish journalists at the site of a plane crash where President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others died in April. ... The all-news station TVN24 said one of its reporters was among those arrested, and that the group had been observing and filming the wreckage.
  • The Real Terror Paymasters: The KGB Sponsor Of Islamic Terror

    09/27/2010 12:35:58 PM PDT · by Red Deception · 23 replies
    CBS Money Watch ^ | September 3, 2007 | William F Jasper
    In 1972, the Kremlin decided to turn the whole Islamic world against Israel and the U.S. As KGB chairman Yuri Andropov told me, a billion adversaries could inflict far greater damage on America than could a few millions. In the quote above, Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa, head of the DIE, the KGB's little sister in communist Romania, reveals a conversation he had with chairman Andropov, the Soviet leader. "We needed to instill a Nazi-style hatred for the Jews throughout the Islamic world," Andropov told Pacepa, "and to turn this weapon of the emotions into a terrorist bloodbath against Israel and...
  • The Real Terror Paymasters: The KGB Sponsor Of Islamic Terror

    09/26/2010 7:38:45 PM PDT · by Red Deception · 24 replies
    CBS Money Watch ^ | September 3, 2007 | William F Jasper
    In 1972, the Kremlin decided to turn the whole Islamic world against Israel and the U.S. As KGB chairman Yuri Andropov told me, a billion adversaries could inflict far greater damage on America than could a few millions. In the quote above, Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa, head of the DIE, the KGB's little sister in communist Romania, reveals a conversation he had with chairman Andropov, the Soviet leader. "We needed to instill a Nazi-style hatred for the Jews throughout the Islamic world," Andropov told Pacepa, "and to turn this weapon of the emotions into a terrorist bloodbath against Israel and...