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  • President Kaczynski’s last speech (unspoken, prepared for Katyn ceremony)

    04/12/2010 12:48:20 PM PDT · by lizol · 13 replies · 869+ views ^ | 12.04.2010
    President Kaczynski’s last speech 12.04.2010 11:53 Below is the text of the speech which Lech Kaczynski, who died on Saturday, was going to deliver at the 70th anniversary ceremony of the Katyn massacre. “Dear Representatives of the Katyn Families. Ladies and Gentlemen. In April 1940 over twenty-one thousand Polish prisoners from the NKVD camps and prisons were killed. The genocide was committed at Stalin’s will and at the Soviet Union’s highest authority’s command. The alliance between the Third Reich and the Soviet Union, the Ribbentrop-Molotov pact and the Soviet attack on Poland on 17 September 1939 reached a terrifying climax...
  • Aaron Katz, Advocate for Rosenbergs, Dies at 92

    10/06/2008 1:56:56 PM PDT · by Borges · 17 replies · 644+ views
    NYT ^ | 10/08/08 | DENNIS HEVESI
    Aaron Katz, who for more than 50 years relentlessly and publicly sought the exoneration of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the central figures in the nation’s most controversial spying case, died on Sept. 28 in Venice, Fla. He was 92 and lived in North Port, Fla. The death was confirmed by his wife, Cynthia. Mr. Katz was director of the National Committee to Reopen the Rosenberg Case for 42 years, repeatedly leading demonstrations outside the federal courthouse on Foley Square in Manhattan on the anniversary of the couple’s execution in Sing Sing’s electric chair on June 19, 1953. They had been...
  • BREITBART: Hollywood Blacklist then and now (2nd try)

    07/29/2008 12:59:54 PM PDT · by Publius804 · 21 replies · 189+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | July 28, 2008 | Andrew Breitbart
    BREITBART: Blacklist then and now Andrew Breitbart Monday, July 28, 2008 IXTAPA, Mexico — "There is no such thing as a blacklist anymore," George Clooney declared in 2005 while promoting his black-and-white hagiography of Edward R. Murrow, "Good Night, And Good Luck." One eternally optimistic showman who has endured the Red Scare as well as the current Hollywood political disorder (let's not call it the "b-word" and upset Rosemary Clooney's nephew) is actor-raconteur - and my father-in-law - Orson Bean, who last week took our entire family to Mexico for his 80th birthday. Orson was the young, hot comic on...
  • Cold War myths

    06/13/2008 10:16:15 PM PDT · by neverdem · 57 replies · 735+ views
    The International Herald Tribune ^ | June 13, 2008 | Paul Steege
    VILLANOVA, Pennsylvania: As the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift approaches, recycled myths about its accomplishments drop from the sky like candy into the waiting arms of Americans hungry for a foreign policy alternative to endless war and secret torture. But politicians and pundits looking for a humanitarian policy to win the world's hearts and minds should look back to the airlift with caution. Sixty years after British and American planes began to fly supplies to West Berliners facing a Soviet blockade, even the faux news program "Colbert Report" has reprised the Cold War refrain that the airlift saved the...
  • Obama Talks of Family's Military Service (Family liberated Auschwitz...Yeahhhhh)

    05/27/2008 11:48:44 AM PDT · by PA Engineer · 189 replies · 492+ views
    Cbs News ^ | May 26, 2008 | Maria Gavrilovic
    “My grandfather marched in Patton’s army, but I cannot know what it is to walk into battle like so many of you,” he told a small group of veterans here Obama also spoke about his uncle, who was part of the American brigade that helped to liberate Auschwitz.
  • Hoover Planned on Arresting 12 Thousand “Traitors”

    04/04/2008 11:24:46 AM PDT · by SpaceBar · 73 replies · 330+ views
    Javno ^ | December 23, 2007 | Joseph Stedul
    After 50 years, an American state secret has been revealed, about the arrest of 12,000 people because of Hoover’s “red” paranoia. The former director of the FBI, Edgar Hoover made plans for the arrest of 12,000 American citizens which he considered to be threats to national security – documents reveals that no longer bear the status of state secret. Hoover sent this request to the president at the time Harry Truman at the beginning of the Korean war during the 50s. He justified the move as necessary for protection from “treason, spies and sabotage”. For now there is no evidence...
  • Wiesenthal Center: Removal of Soviet-Era Memorial Reflects Lack of Sensitivity to Nazi Crimes

    05/07/2007 10:07:41 PM PDT · by tetuhe1898 · 14 replies · 515+ views
    The Simon Wiesenthal Center today criticized the removal from the center of Tallinn to a military cemetery by the Estonian government late last week of a Soviet memorial commemorating the defeat of Nazi Germany, which had stood for decades in the center of the Estonian capital. In a statement issued in Jerusalem by its chief Nazi-hunter, Israel director Dr. Efraim Zuroff, the Center noted that the removal of the monument minimizes the severity of the crimes of the Holocaust in Estonia and insults the Nazis‘victims in the country. According to Zuroff: “While the Center unequivocally condemns the crimes committed against...
  • Communism's 'bullet'

    07/18/2006 2:32:50 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 42 replies · 1,380+ views ^ | July 17, 2006 | Ralph R. Reiland
    Explaining the monumental failure of the Soviet system and empire, Gen. Dmitri Volkogonov, a former official Soviet military historian, stressed that "the roots of the catastrophe lay in the ideology itself, in Leninism." All told, the "catastrophe" of attempting to impose a Marxist-Leninist utopia in the Soviet Union resulted in the deaths of as many as 25 million people, according to recently released and hitherto inaccessible Soviet archives -- a death toll that was the direct consequence of centrally planned massacres, mass deportations, labor camps, torture and famine. ... Within months of his rise to power, Lenin provided the definition...
  • Miami's Book "Ban"

    07/17/2006 4:33:02 PM PDT · by E-Mat · 13 replies · 584+ views ^ | July 17, 2006 | Humberto Fontova
    A children's school book titled Let's Go to Cuba depicts Castro's fiefdom as a combination Emerald City and Willi Wonka's Chocolate Factory. Some American parents of Cuban heritage noticed it and filed a complaint with the Miami-Dade school board, who voted to remove the book from the public school library. The ACLU claims to be scandalized and filed suit to retain the book. [...] "The Soviet Union has already created liberties far greater than exist elsewhere in the world." rhapsodized the ACLU's founder, Roger Baldwin about the Soviet Union. "Today I saw fresh, vigorous expressions of free living by workers...
  • Cuba's "revolutionary" tourists pick fruit, haul rock

    07/06/2006 10:48:21 AM PDT · by DigitalVideoDude · 80 replies · 1,940+ views
    Reuters ^ | Thu Jul 6, 2006 10:08am ET | Esteban Israel
    CAIMITO, Cuba (Reuters) - They do not come to Cuba for the beaches and tropical mystique that draw more than 2 million other visitors each year. Instead they come to spend their vacations working in the countryside under a blazing sun, eating rice and beans and sharing a room without air-conditioning or toilet with seven others. They are so-called revolutionary tourists who arrive each year from about 50 countries for a "total immersion" in one of the world's few remaining socialist countries. "I call it a revolutionary vacation. I dedicate my free time to doing something concrete for the Cuban...
  • ZOT this Fashist!

    02/08/2006 12:53:07 PM PST · by fingerlakestennesee · 197 replies · 7,796+ views
    In this war freedom should come first not after! In New Hampshire the Motto is Live free or Die! I don't need Bush spying on law abiding americans and taking our freedoms. Anyone who surrenders a square inch of freedom to the government in the name of saftey is a traitor and should be treated like one! Let the Bush Fashists all drop dead! Filthy Commys! LET FREEDOM RING!
  • Stalin's mutant ape army (Yes, it's what you think)

    12/19/2005 11:03:41 PM PST · by Stoat · 77 replies · 7,368+ views
    The Sun (U.K.) ^ | December 20, 2005 | JEROME STARKEY
    Stalin's mutant ape army Evil science ... Josef Stalin       By JEROME STARKEY SOVIET dictator Josef Stalin ordered his scientists to cross humans with APES to create an invincible breed of Red Army soldiers, secret documents show.  Archive papers say the Kremlin chief demanded his Planet of the Apes warriors be “resilient and resistant to hunger”.He said they should be of “immense strength but with an underdeveloped brain”. He also wanted them to work on railway construction.Labs and ape skeletons have been found in the Black Sea town of Suchumi in Georgia by workmen building a kids’ playground.It...

    11/14/2004 9:59:38 AM PST · by OESY · 47 replies · 3,531+ views
    New York Post ^ | November 14, 2004 | Eris Fettmann
    ...[T]here is no greater Cold War icon than Alger Hiss, the once high-ranking State Department official who went to prison for denying that he'd passed government secrets to the Soviet Union. Nearly 60 years after he was exposed before Congress by Whittaker Chambers, a communist underground operative who later became a senior editor at Time magazine, belief in Hiss' complete innocence remains an article of faith for the political left. For anti-communists, Hiss remains the prime example of how the Kremlin infiltrated the highest ranks of the U.S. government.... Over the years, Davis remained unpersuaded by new evidence of Hiss'...
  • Cheney says if Kerry had been president, Soviet Union likely would still exist

    10/23/2004 5:12:02 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 59 replies · 4,175+ views
    AP ^ | October 23, 2004 | MARK EVANS
    The Soviet Union might still exist and Saddam Hussein might control the Persian Gulf and possess nuclear weapons had Democrat John Kerry been president when the United States faced those regimes, Vice President Dick Cheney said Saturday. "I think it's a good thing that he wasn't in charge," Cheney said. Kerry asserted Friday that had he been president during the war in Afghanistan, terrorist leader Osama bin Laden would be in captivity or dead. The Democratic nominee has long criticized President Bush for abandoning the pursuit of the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks so that U.S....
  • Moore Busters

    08/20/2004 12:43:45 AM PDT · by kattracks · 7 replies · 542+ views ^ | 8/20/04 |
    There is a  whine issuing from the political left these days that opponents of the Iraq war are unfairly characterized as “unpatriotic.” In our view this whine is a case of guilt and projection. We are not acquainted with any supporters the war who characterize all their critics as “unpatriotic.” We certainly don’t. But we do judge critics of the war on their merits and we are of the opinion that not all criticisms are alike. Consider those like Michael Moore who side with America’s enemies and promote their victory – and our defeat. These are not "critics" of America. They are enemies...
  • Slightly Less Mysterious Man of Mystery (Nicaraguan communist supports Kerry)

    07/19/2004 11:59:54 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 8 replies · 812+ views
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christine Iverson 202-863-8614 Washington, DC--The list of foreign leaders supporting John Kerry became slightly less mysterious today when the Associated Press reported that the head of the communist movement in Nicaragua and Sandinista Leader Tomas Borge announced his support for John Kerry."The cloud of mystery surrounding John Kerry's support by foreign leaders lifted a little over the weekend. Since Senator Kerry won't tell us who they are we will continue to monitor New York's fine dining establishments hoping to glean some insight into the other still-mysterious foreign leaders supporting John Kerry," said RNC Communications Director Jim...
  • Communist Software (you may have it)

    06/07/2004 6:11:34 AM PDT · by minus_273 · 119 replies · 12,932+ views
    Mozilla is a web browser that is essentially what used to be Netscape. There are many reasons to dislike Mozilla. The fact that it is slow, hogs up resources and is unusable is probably enough of a reason not to use it. You can also add promotion of mass murder to the list. At the Mozilla Party website you get a good look at their logo. I suspect the only way to make the developers of Mozilla realize there is nothing cool about communism is by sending them to North Korea to die. Not to many people actually use Mozilla,...
  • The Rosenbergs' Son Condemns the War on Terror

    05/12/2004 12:52:51 AM PDT · by kattracks · 27 replies · 833+ views ^ | 5/12/04 | Shawn Macomber
    Last week Robert Meeropol visited the University of Maryland to excoriate the United States’ War on Terrorism. Don’t fret if the name doesn’t ring a bell. Meeropol isn’t a mainstream figure in American politics, academia or the arts. His opinion was sought not for any particular experience or expertise he can bring to the subject. Meeropol was selected for the forum on a more superficial basis: His parents were Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, the American Communist Party members turned Soviet spies who were executed for helping Soviets acquire the secrets of the atom bomb.Meeropol (he took the name of the...
  • The Problem with Superman ("Americans don't want to be told what to aspire to anymore")

    05/10/2004 12:08:15 PM PDT · by Hawkeye's Girl · 87 replies · 697+ views
    Time Magazine ^ | May. 17, 2004 | LEV GROSSMAN
    For America's multimillion-dollar Superman industry, it's a serious problem. This is a guy who's from outer space — he was born on the planet Krypton, let's not forget — but he's also from another time. He debuted in the 1930s, when Americans liked their heroes like they liked their steaks: tough, thick and all-American. Nowadays we prefer our heroes dark and flawed and tragic. Look at the Punisher (wife and kids dead), or Hellboy (born a demon), or Spider-Man (secretly a nerd). Look at Batman: his parents were killed in front of him, and he dresses like a Cure fan....
  • Superman Goes Communist

    05/04/2004 8:07:00 AM PDT · by Akira · 58 replies · 1,516+ views
    National Review Online ^ | May 4, 2004 | Alexander Rose
    Though I read them occasionally as a boy, I have never been overly interested in comic books, especially the American sort, the ones featuring superheroes dressed in super-tight costumes fighting super villains, none of whom ever seemed to receive super-long jail sentences for attempting, yet again, to destroy Our Way Of Life. A junior realist, I tended to read, instead, the British-produced, four-times-a-month Commando comics, which were generally set during the Second World War. Commando — whose fabulous titles included Hun Bait, Iron-Cross Yankee, Ghost Stuka, and the unforgettable Deserters Deserve Death! — abjured those pathetic ads one saw in...