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  • Russian communists support Gaddafi and inadvertently reveal their inglorious past

    05/25/2011 11:38:56 AM PDT · by se99tp · 1 replies
    Beyond Popular Propaganda ^ | 05.23 | Beyond Popular Propaganda
    Paranoid Russian anti-Americanism resulted in the glorification of Muammar Gaddafi. During recent the Victory Day parade a group of the pro-Putin supporters hold banners with the slogans about "Revolutionary Gaddafi". One of the banners read: "They reached Brest and we will get to Benghazi. Glory to the Antifascists of the Muammar Gaddafi". However this slogan shows the degree of the confusion of these people.
  • As the rest of the World did little to stop the Holocaust or Stalin's attack on the Free World..

    05/23/2011 1:46:30 AM PDT · by WesternCulture · 24 replies
    05/23/2011 | WesternCulture
    - To be perfectly honest, I'm sick and tired of people of lesser intelligence and historical teaching who fail to understand just why they can go and enjoy a hamburger at a mall without the fear of their family being targeted by V2 rockets. A close reltive of mine fought the troops of Stalin, got shot, recovered and then went back to the front. Another one drove buses from Sweden to Nazi concentration camps and back. I'm no hero. I was born in 1969. But I regard my ancestors of that time heroes. They fought Hitler, Stalin and saved lives....
  • Was Stalin behind the Roswell UFOs?

    05/18/2011 10:03:41 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 29 replies
    The Week ^ | May 17, 2011
    UFO conspiracy theorists may be in for a letdown. A new book — Area 51 by Annie Jacobsen — says no alien spacecraft crashed to Earth in the famous so-called Roswell Incident of 1947. According to Britain's Telegraph, Jacobsen says the craft that smashed into the desert in a terrible storm was actually a top-secret Soviet plane with "grotesque, child-size aviators" bred in horrific human experiments and sent by Joseph Stalin to create panic in the U.S. Is that possible — or is this story even harder to believe than tales of shipwrecked aliens?
  • Prism of history – Ukrainian city split over WWII commemoration

    05/10/2011 5:00:34 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 2 replies
    Russian Times ^ | 5-8-11 | unattributed
    Ukraine is divided once again over its wartime history. A bitter row has erupted in the west of the country over the Soviet Red banner - an exact replica of the one which flew above the Reichstag in May 1945 as the Nazi regime collapsed. ­When the Ukrainian parliament passed a law to allow the Soviet Red banner fly on Victory Day this year along with the country’s national flag, it sparked uproar among some who view the Soviet era as a time of oppression. “Those who initiated this law are against our country. They must hand over their passports...
  • Naming the Crime. If what Hitler did was genocide, what do we call what Stalin did?

    03/18/2011 7:33:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    National Review ^ | 03/18/2011 | Andrew Stutafford
    Winter is bleak enough as it is. This year the gloom was deepened by the publication of How to Change the World: Tales of Marx and Marxism, by Eric Hobsbawm, one of Britain’s most feted historians, and, oh yes, a man who stuck with the Communist party until 1991 despite a global killing spree that took perhaps one hundred million lives. Naturally Hobsbawm’s new book has triggered the usual hosannas from the usual congregation for, to quote the Guardian, this “grand old man.” There had, of course, been that minor unpleasantness back in the 1990s when Hobsbawm had appeared to...
  • Charlie Sheen: "The Che Guevara of TV"?

    03/10/2011 9:06:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | March 10, 2011 | Humberto Fontova
    Last week on his show Piers Morgan Tonight, the smitten host gushed that his impromptu guest Charlie Sheen (before his complete meltdown) was "the Che Guevara of television" and "one of life’s great characters." What a wild and crazy guy, that Che Guevara! CNN was the first U.S. network Fidel Castro bestowed with a Havana Bureau, so Morgan’s epic stupidity might be superseded by other factors here. And Sheen’s meltdown has greatly accelerated since then. But Piers Morgan’s stupidity still presents an irresistible lure. So let's get started. . The puritan Stalinist Piers Morgan equates with Charlie Sheen initiated Cuba's...
  • Weapon of Mis-Instruction: 60s Radical “Historian” Justifies Giving Stalin the A-Bomb

    02/21/2011 4:37:30 PM PST · by Walter Scott Hudson · 10 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | February 21, 2011 | David Forsmark
    It was a blast from the past this week, as mostly forgotten one-time Life cover boy, radical historian and Yale Professor turned community organizer Staughton Lynd surfaced to add… nothing, to the subject of the Rosenbergs and the atomic bomb spy plot. His article in the Marxist rag, Monthly Review (who knew that still existed, either) was ironically titled, “Is There Anything More to Say about the Rosenberg Case?”I’m willing to say there might be—but Lynd sure didn’t prove it. But he did find some novel ways to say nothing new about the case while exposing the moral idiocy of...
  • The Courage of Victor Kravchenko

    02/15/2011 10:03:22 AM PST · by robowombat · 1 replies · 1+ views
    Victor Andreevich Kravchenko, (11 October 1905 Yekaterinoslav – 25 February 1966 New York) was a Soviet defector who wrote of his life in the Soviet Union as a Soviet official in his book I Chose Freedom published in 1946. He also wrote about his experience under American capitalism. Early life Born into a family of Old Bolsheviks, Kravchenko became an engineer and worked in the Don basin region. He joined the Communist Party in 1929. He witnessed the mass starvation of the Ukrainian peasantry as part of Joseph Stalin's agricultural collectivization. His disgust at the large scale death toll made...
  • WHAT IS OBAMA HIDING ABOUT HIS FRIENDSHIP WITH MOHAMMED CHANDOO?

    02/13/2010 9:35:40 PM PST · by bronxville · 16 replies · 1,359+ views
    The Astute Bloggers ^ | 2/13/10 | The Astute Bloggers
    Dr. John C. Drew, a grant writing consultant in Laguna Niguel, Calif., tells Newsmax he met Obama in 1980 when Obama was a sophomore at Occidental College in Los Angeles. Drew had just graduated from Occidental and was attending graduate school at Cornell University. Drew’s then girlfriend, Caroline Boss — now Grauman-Boss — knew Obama because she shared classes with him at Occidental.... During Christmas break, Drew says he was at Grauman-Boss’ home in Palo Alto when Obama came over with Mohammed Hasan Chandoo, his roommate from Pakistan. “Barack and Hasan showed up at the house in a BMW, and...
  • The Barbaric Vision of 'Progressive' Heroes

    02/05/2011 8:58:41 PM PST · by bronxville · 4 replies
    Catholic Online ^ | 1/26/2011 | Michael Coren
    TORONTO, ON (The Interim) - There is nothing right or left-wing about pro-life, but pro-lifers are repeatedly and ridiculously condemned and dismissed as being on the right. Life, however, is more important than political labels.
  • Forward to the Past- Moslem progress---Assessing the Islamist Threat, Circa 1946

    09/14/2006 3:43:41 PM PDT · by SJackson · 36 replies · 862+ views
    Forward to the Past- Moslem progress The Moslem world sprawls around half the east, from the Pacific across Asia and Africa to the Atlantic, along one of the greatest of trade routes; in its center is an area extremely rich in oil; over it will run some of the most strategically important air routes. With few exceptions, the states which it includes are marked by poverty, ignorance, and stagnation. It is full of discontent and frustration, yet alive with consciousness of its inferiority and with determination to achieve some kind of general betterment.Two basic urges meet head-on in this area,...
  • AZ shootings = Kirov murder = Reichstag fire?

    01/13/2011 12:04:50 PM PST · by bassmaner · 40 replies
    vanity | today | me
    When I first heard about how quickly the Left jumped at the chance to blame conservatives for the AZ shootings, I thought of the Reichstag fire in Berlin in 1933 and the murder of Sergei Kirov in Leningrad in 1934. To this day, the truth about these 2 events has never completely been discovered, but in both cases, they served as pretexts for bloody purges of political opposition by totalitarian dictators.We have no way to prove whether a similar event happened here, but IMO, there are some coincidences. How, for example, was this clearly disturbed shooter able to procure a...
  • Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf (1925) : Jared Loughner (2011) Connecting The Dots

    01/09/2011 4:22:32 PM PST · by Walt Griffith · 14 replies
    EVOLUTION HANDBOOK ^ | April 2001 | Vance Ferrell, Various
    “It is of interest that, after engaging in spiritism, certain men in history have been seized with a deep hatred of God and have then been guided to devise evil teachings, that have destroyed large numbers of people, while others have engaged in warfare which have annihilated millions. In connection with this, we think of such known spiritists as *Sigmund Freud and *Adolf Hitler. It is not commonly known that *Charles Darwin, while a naturalist aboard the Beagle, was initiated into witchcraft in South America by nationals. During horseback travels into the interior, he took part in their ceremonies and,...
  • Lysenkoism (before Sagan, Hanson and global warming "consensus" there was Stalin's scientist)

    01/07/2011 7:24:25 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 31 replies
    BBC ^ | January 7, 2011 | Vanity
    In 1928, as America lurched towards the Wall Street Crash, Joseph Stalin revealed his master plan - nature was to be conquered by science, Russia to be made brutally, glitteringly modern and the world transformed by communist endeavour. Into the heart of this vision stepped Trofim Lysenko, a self-taught geneticist who promised to turn Russian wasteland into a grain-laden Garden of Eden. Today, Lysenko is a byword for fraud but in Stalin’s Russia his outlandish ideas about genetic inheritance and evolution became law. They reveal a world of science distorted by ideology, where ideas were literally a matter of life...
  • 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...
  • Stalin statue blown up in Ukraine: Communists (on Commie Party regional headquarter grounds)

    01/01/2011 4:14:36 PM PST · by Libloather · 41 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 1/02/11
    Stalin statue blown up in Ukraine: CommunistsAFP January 2, 2011, 7:49 am KIEV (AFP) - Extremists blew up a controversial monument to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin on New Year's night in southeastern Ukraine in an "act of terror", the local Communist Party said on Saturday. The bust in the city of Zaporizhia, unveiled this May, caused a heated controversy in Ukraine which is still split between its nationalist west and the more Russian orientated east which fondly remembers the Soviet past. "A criminal broke into the grounds of the Communist Party regional headquarters, and laid an explosive charge which detonated...
  • FDR and the Massacre at Katyn (FDR was terribly naďve when it came to Stalin)

    12/08/2010 9:16:45 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/08/2010 | Paul Kengor, Grove City College
    At the end of November something historically quite significant happened in Russia. The State Duma passed a statement conceding Soviet responsibility for the Katyn Woods massacre, one of the 20th century’s worst war crimes. The roots of this atrocity date to September 1939, when the Nazis and Bolsheviks jointly invaded, annihilated, and partitioned Poland. The Soviets seized thousands of Polish military officers as prisoners. Their fate was sealed on March 5, 1940 when Stalin signed their death warrant, condemning 21,857 of them to “the supreme penalty: shooting.” This we now know conclusively through the surviving NVKD document. The officers were...
  • Russia finally admits Stalin did order massacre of Polish officers

    11/26/2010 8:59:16 AM PST · by Bringbackthedraft · 14 replies
    AFP ^ | 11/27/10 | NS
    THE Russian parliament agreed in principle a declaration that Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin personally ordered the Katyn massacre of Polish officers in World War II. The lower house, the State Duma, agreed a text that breaks several years of official reluctance to admit that Stalin and the Soviet leadership ordered the killing of thousands of Polish officers in 1940.
  • 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...
  • NPR CEO who fired Juan Williams runs away from O’Reilly Factor ambush interview

    10/26/2010 4:27:40 AM PDT · by Suvroc10 · 28 replies
    Examiner ^ | October 26, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    The NPR CEO who fired Juan Williams runs away from an O’Reilly Factor ambush interview. For anyone who’s ever watched the O’Reilly Factor from time to time, you know that one of the highlights of O’Reilly’s brand of journalism is taking the interview to the guest, if the guest is a major-league coward who’s too afraid to enter the so-called "No Spin Zone." As it just so happens, NPR CEO Vivian Schiller, the villain responsible for the Juan Williams firing out of political correctness and liberal double-standards, fits the brand of "coward" perfectly. So after less than a week of...
  • A Brief History of NPR's Intolerance and Imbalance

    10/21/2010 1:59:14 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 12 replies
    A Brief History of NPR's Intolerance and Imbalance Published October 21, 2010 | FoxNews.com From calling Tea Party members “Tea Baggers,” to saying that "the evaporation of 4 million" Christians would leave the world a better place, to suggesting that God could give former Sen. Jesse Helms or his family AIDS from a blood transfusion, NPR's personalities have said some pretty un-PC things in the past. A look at the record reveals no shortage of intolerant statements and unbalanced segments on the publicly sponsored network's airwaves. Here's an incomplete list of questionable and controversial content that has aired on NPR...
  • Liberals plan to control nation's food supply and starve the homeless and disabled

    10/15/2010 11:26:00 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 29 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Mainestategop
    In previous articles I brought up how liberals want the state to control the worlds food supply. Liberals believe that the private sector should not have a say in growing distributing and selling food. The state along with one world communist government should only have a say in those matters. Of course any student of history can see where that has lead, from food shortages and blights in the middle ages thanks to feudalism to hundreds of millions dying under communist made food shortages in Ukraine and China. Farms and grocery stores are not the only things liberals want to...
  • Upton From Sinclair

    08/30/2010 9:56:24 AM PDT · by AccuracyAcademia
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | August 30, 2010 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Widely studied in institutions of higher and lower learning, Upton Sinclair’s novel The Jungle is commonly presented as a first-hand representation of turn-of-the-century (19 to 20) urban life. Go to USA.gov, type in his name in the search engine, and see how many school districts show up in use of his opus. Yet and still, can you trust the fiction of a man who proved himself to be so factually, if not ethically, challenged? “Many of those who later became useful stooges of the party went through their own baptism of mud at the hands of the comrades,” Eugene Lyons...
  • [Obsolete Man]Television Program From the Past Eerily Appropriate to Today

    08/26/2010 1:28:16 PM PDT · by topher · 8 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | August 25, 2010 | Commentary by Steve Jalsevac
    Wednesday August 25, 2010 Television Program From the Past Eerily Appropriate to Today Commentary by Steve JalsevacAugust 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – LifeSiteNews journalist Hilary White sent me an email noting links to the three-part YouTube video of a 1950s Twilight Zone television series segment called, The Obsolete Man. Hilary, who has been covering major international developments for some time, suggested the segment was well worth viewing again in light of today's trends. I have to agree after going through it and considering the very extensive research I just undertook for the August 24 commentary, Militant Islam Versus the West and especially considering Denver Archbishop Chaput's incredible speech in Slovakia on Tuesday. Twilight Zone...
  • Muslims in New York Desecrate U.S. Flag (More from the 'Moderates')

    08/25/2010 9:04:01 PM PDT · by Titus-Maximus · 41 replies
    youtube ^ | July 2007 | b34nzzz
    Muslims making a spectacle of desecrating the American flag.
  • Useful Idiots (BBC Audio)

    08/16/2010 2:46:28 AM PDT · by Daisyjane69 · 4 replies
    BBC ^ | First broadcast on 4 August 2010 | staff
    The phrase 'useful idiots', supposedly Lenin’s, refers to Westerners duped into saying good things about bad regimes. In political jargon it was used to describe Soviet sympathisers in Western countries and the attitude of the Soviet government towards them. Useful idiots, in a broader sense, refers to Western journalists, travellers and intellectuals who gave their blessing – often with evangelistic fervour – to tyrannies and tyrants, thereby convincing politicians and public that utopias rather than Belsens thrived.
  • Are the Sins of the Fatherless the Root of Obama’s Tyranny?

    08/08/2010 9:14:52 PM PDT · by ImpeachHoBama · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | Sunday, August 8, 2010 | Kelly O'Connell
    Does Obama’s anti-democratic ideology result from his dysfunctional childhood? An intriguing book, Faith of the Fatherless: The Psychology of Atheism, by Paul Vitz, argues this type background is a common precursor to the classic tyrant’s personality. This suggests Barack’s beef with America might result from his own deficient past. Does it matter the source of our politician’s mental makeup? Of course it does. After all, we expect leaders to make policy based on empirical knowledge, not just knee-jerk reaction to past trauma. For example, would Americans be pleased if the president outlawed taxis because his pooch was run over by...
  • Oliver Stone: 'Jewish-Dominated Media' Prevents Hitler from Being Portrayed 'in Context'

    07/25/2010 7:09:42 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 127 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | July 25, 2010 | Alana Goodman
    Director Oliver Stone belittled the Holocaust during a shocking interview with the Sunday Times today, claiming that America's focus on the Jewish massacre was a product of the "Jewish domination of the media." The director also defended Hitler and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and railed against the "powerful lobby" of Jews in America. Stone said that his upcoming Showtime documentary series for "Secret History of America," seeks to put Hitler and Communist dictator Joseph Stalin "in context." "Hitler was a Frankenstein but there was also a Dr Frankenstein. German industrialists, the Americans and the British. He had a lot of...
  • Russia Far East grave held victims of Stalin purges

    07/18/2010 6:24:18 PM PDT · by Flavius · 33 replies
    reuteurs ^ | 15 Jul 2010 | Reuters
    Bones uncovered on the outskirts of Russia's Pacific port of Vladivostok belong to hundreds of victims of Stalinist purges executed by the NKVD secret police, municipal officials and experts said on Thursday. City authorities said last month that at least 495 skeletons -- many with head gunshot wounds -- and 3.5 tonnes of bones had been unearthed from the mass grave by workmen building a road.
  • Great Billboard: Hitler = Obama = Stalin (Radical Leaders Pray On The Fearful & Naive)

    07/13/2010 8:43:20 PM PDT · by MaxCUA · 19 replies
    Billboard: Hitler = Obama = Stalin (Radical Leaders Pray On The Fearful & Naive)
  • History Behind the Scenes

    07/08/2010 8:16:35 AM PDT · by bs9021
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | July 8, 2010 | Malcolm A. Kline
    History Behind The Scenes Malcolm A. Kline, July 8, 2010 Two events in recent weeks point out the danger of leaving history to the historians. One is the inclusion of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin in a D-Day memorial commemorating an invasion he never took part in. The other is the rating of Stalin ally Franklin D. Roosevelt as America’s greatest president, according to leading academics. “Richard G. Pumphrey, a professor of art at Lynchburg College, in Virginia, spent about a year sculpting the former Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin,” Sophia Li reported in The Chronicle of Higher Education on July 1,...
  • What Goes Around Comes Around (Bolsheviks Beware!)

    07/08/2010 2:31:51 AM PDT · by LuigiBonnafini · 5 replies
    MensNewsDaily ^ | 7/6/2010 | Steve Farrell
    There’s a maxim everyone’s heard, personally mouthed, and undoubtedly believes: “What goes around comes around.” Or, “the boomerang effect.” Remarkably, however, although we’ve all heard, mouthed, and believed it, many arrogantly claim a personal exception from this law of God and Nature — even when it comes to some serious stuff like life and death, freedom and slavery, prosperity and poverty, happiness and misery, even heaven and hell
  • PETITION TO REMOVE STALIN STATUE FROM D-DAY MEMORIAL IN BEDFORD VIRGINIA

    06/26/2010 6:13:09 PM PDT · by bornfree_usa · 24 replies · 1+ views
    RightWing News ^ | June 23, 2010 | Warner Todd Huston
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  • Georgian town split on fallen Stalin statue

    06/26/2010 3:25:55 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Joseph Stalin's statue has been removed from the central square of his Georgian hometown, Gori. But residents still do not agree whether to love or hate the former Soviet leader, as Nina Akhmeteli reports. An empty pedestal stands at the site of Stalin's dismantled statue in Gori The last remaining statue of Stalin in Gori will be replaced by a monument to the victims of the brief war between Georgia and Russia in 2008, Georgian Culture Minister Nikoloz Rurua said. The new monument will also be dedicated to Dutch cameraman Stan Storimans, who was killed during the Russian bombing of...
  • Stalin statue removed in Georgian home town

    06/25/2010 8:13:16 AM PDT · by FatherofFive · 54 replies
    Reuters ^ | Margarita Antidze
    GORI, Georgia (Reuters) – Authorities removed a towering statue of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin from the central square of his hometown in the dead of the night on Friday, carting away the monument to Georgia's most famous native. The 6-meter-high bronze statue will be moved to the courtyard of a museum dedicated to Stalin in his native Gori and replaced on the main square by a monument to victims of Georgia's 2008 war with Russia, a local official said.
  • Petition to Remove Statue of Murderer Stalin from D-Day Memorial

    06/23/2010 9:04:52 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 6 replies
    Publius Forum ^ | 06/23/10 | Warner Todd Huston
    There has been a lot of anger over the inclusion of a statue of Joseph Stalin, Russia's murderous WWII dictator, in our National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia.As a result of that anger a petition has been started to remove the Stalin celebration from the National D-Day Memorial. Thousands of Americans feel that including a statue celebrating the life of this monster is the wrong way to go about memorializing Russia's sacrifice during WWII and they want the statue pulled down. Others, though, say that if we pull down the statue we are whitewashing history. After all, they say, we...
  • Remembering Operation Barbarossa (69 years ago yesterday)

    06/23/2010 6:11:43 AM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | June 22, 2010 | Michael Anton
    Sixty-nine-years ago today, 3.5 million German troops, plus another million from Nazi allies, invaded the USSR. (Geographically, the land now makes up Lithuania, Belarus, eastern Poland, Ukraine, and Moldavia). It was the largest army ever assembled, the most ambitious invasion ever attempted, and it led to the most staggering land battles ever fought—and to casualty rates that can only be rivaled by the mass starvations of the worst twentieth century tyrannies. That the opposing sides were in fact two of those tyrannies is not incidental. The Nazi’s goals were to kill Jews, enslave Slavs, steal resources (especially food and oil),...
  • Opposition grows to Stalin bust at D-Day Memorial

    06/22/2010 5:17:15 AM PDT · by reaganrevolutionin2010 · 14 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 6/21/10 | Kathryn Watason
    Opponents of the recently installed bust of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Va., are not backing down and have started a worldwide petition.The petition, started last week, calls on the officers and board of directors at the National D-Day Memorial Foundation to remove the bust. It had received 616 confirmed signatures as of Monday afternoon, with confirmation pending on more than 200 other signatures.The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, with assistance from the Joint Baltic American National Committee, intends to marshal public opinion against the board's decision, said Karl Altau, the committee's managing director....
  • Stalin Sculpture Dishonors American Heroes at D-Day Memorial: Join the Protest

    06/14/2010 3:36:15 PM PDT · by concernedAmerican1 · 47 replies · 1,003+ views
    TFP Student Action ^ | 06-14-10 | John Ritchie
    Should a bust of mass-murderer Joseph Stalin stand right beside American heroes at the National D-Day Memorial? For most Americans the answer is simply “no.” However, a prestigious $50,000 bust of Stalin now stands at the newly inaugurated National D-Day Memorial located in Bedford, Virginia, in the very place where the valor, fidelity and sacrifice of American heroes is honored. Mind-boggling, isn’t it? In the Wall Street Journal, Mr. Lee Edwards, chairman of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, points out that “Since the fall of the Soviet Union, statues of Joseph Stalin have been torn down all over Europe.”...
  • Have a Desire for Communist Propaganda? There’s an App for That

    06/14/2010 9:40:02 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 6 replies · 299+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | June 14, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    Can't get enough of a brutal dictator responsible for substantial human rights atrocities including millions of deaths, all in the name of a failed ideology? iTunes has just the thing for you. Developer Eigthart, Ltd. presents the iStalin: FREE Communist Posters for the People iPhone/iPad application. The developer's Web site describes the app as a means to "spread the communist glory." (h/t @SetonMotley) "Good news, comrades! Finally, after years of struggle the Industrialization of the Soviet Union paid off. From the creators of the Communist Manifesto, the October Revolution and the Perestroika comes the best Soviet Union product since Kalashnikov...
  • Stalin bust has Virginia town red-faced

    06/09/2010 11:31:19 PM PDT · by Boucheau · 48 replies · 134+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | June 8, 2010 | Kathryn Watson
    The small town of Bedford, Va., is home to 21 men who sacrificed their lives on D-Day, June 6, 1944. It is now also the home of one of the world's few public memorial busts of communist dictator Josef Stalin.
  • Stalin 'blocked two Soviet plans to kill Hitler...

    05/26/2010 7:10:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 6 replies · 409+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | May 26, 2010 | Staff
    Soviet dictator Josef Stalin blocked two attempts to kill Adolf Hiter during World War II, a senior Russian general claimed today. The Communist boss is said to have feared that Hitler’s replacement as Nazi leader would make peace with the Western Allies. Stalin hoped that by perusing the war until the bitter end he would be able to destroy Germany as a future threat and also gain more influence in Eastern Europe.
  • San Antonio city manager wages war on sugar

    05/18/2010 8:46:49 AM PDT · by broken_arrow1 · 30 replies · 678+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | May 17, 2010 | JOSH BAUGH
    City Manager Sheryl Sculley has declared war on sugar. Well, at least when it comes packaged in cans and candy bars. Sugary sodas no longer have a home in the city's 250 beverage vending machines and unhealthy foods in the 75 snack machines in city facilities are next. “I asked the staff to remove the high-calorie soda drinks from our vending machines,” Sculley said. “I'm a fitness person, and I care about our employees, and I want them to be healthy. And I think this is a very small gesture.” The new city policy is only for vending machines and...
  • Moscow Parade 2010 (Full Video)

    05/09/2010 11:23:21 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 70 replies · 2,427+ views
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxPAdmlZCHI&feature=player_embedded
  • Russian Orthodox Church Warns Against Glorification of Stalin

    05/06/2010 5:58:23 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 2 replies · 219+ views
    Interfax ^ | 5/6/10
    Moscow, May 6, Interfax - The Moscow Patriarchate believes that no accomplishments of the USSR, including the victory over fascism, can justify Stalin's crimes. "An inhuman system was established under Stalin's regime, and nothing can justify it - neither industrialization, nor the atomic bomb, nor keeping of the state borders, not even the victory in the Great Patriotic War, because it was not the personal merit of Stalin, but the achievements of our multinational people," says a letter by Hieromonk Philipp (Ryabykh), deputy head of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations addressed to editor-in-chief of Zavtra newspaper Alexander...
  • Soviet commander admits USSR came close to defeat by Nazis (banned Zhukov interview aired)

    05/05/2010 7:01:27 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 102 replies · 2,147+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 05/05/10
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  • The Ever War: Stalin, Hollywood and the Editing of History

    05/02/2010 8:04:13 PM PDT · by wizkid · 6 replies · 534+ views
    JohnQuIncy ^ | 05/01/2010 | JohnQuincy
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  • Remembering the Forsaken A Review of the book The Forsaken An American Tragedy In Stalin’s Russia

    04/22/2010 10:09:29 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 8 replies · 297+ views
    Tradition Family and Property ^ | Francis Slobodnik | Tuesday, 12 January 2010
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