Skip to comments.A Bloody 100th Birthday for the Russian Revolution
Posted on 10/19/2017 9:57:06 PM PDT by ReformationFan
On November 7 the world will mark a grim anniversary: One hundred years since the small but devout faction of Marxists called the Bolsheviks lost a popular election. It was the last one Russia would see for 70 years. Instead of accepting the peoples will, the Bolsheviks overthrew that countrys fledgling provisional government. That revolution unleashed a nightmare: a vicious civil war, the mass killing of clergy and religious believers, the slaughter of businessmen and landlords, and the building of concentration camps, 20 years before Hitler. In a single day, the Bolsheviks were known to boast, they killed more dissidents than the Spanish Inquisition had in 300 years.
Find Tougher People And that just describes what Lenin did. That was the first phase of the Soviet regime, which many leftists still try to present as a golden age, full of hope. Read this note from Lenin to his subordinates on August 11, 1918:
Comrades! The uprising by the five kulak volosts [regions] must be mercilessly suppressed. The interest of the entire revolution demands this, for we are now facing everywhere the final decisive battle with the kulaks. We need to set an example.
You need to hang (hang without fail, so that the people see) no fewer than 100 of the notorious kulaks, the rich and the bloodsuckers. Publish their names. Take all their grain from them. Appoint the hostages in accordance with yesterdays telegram. This needs to be done in such a way that the people for hundreds of versts around will see, tremble, know and shout: they are throttling and will throttle the bloodsucking kulaks.
Telegraph us concerning receipt and implementation.
P.S. Find tougher people. Stalins Holocaust When Lenin died, Russia found one, in the person of Joseph Stalin. Contrary to the wishful thinking of Western leftists, Stalin was a faithful Bolshevik, and an orthodox Marxist. His policies followed Lenins goals to their logical end: the extermination of religion, the persecution of ethnic minorities, and the seizure of all private land. According to genocide scholar R.J. Rummel, the number of people murdered in the Soviet Union during 70 years of Communism is probably 61,911,000. Thats about the number of people now living in California and Florida. All shot, starved, frozen, beaten or worked to death in pursuit of utopia.
According to genocide scholar R.J. Rummel, the number of people murdered in the Soviet Union during 70 years of Communism is probably 61,911,000. Thats about the number of people now living in California and Florida. All shot, starved, frozen, beaten or worked to death in pursuit of utopia. Add in the revolutions inspired and aided by the Soviets, and you have to compute the 77 million who died under Mao in China. Then look at Cambodia, Vietnam, Cuba, Korea, and the Chinese one-child policy, with its millions of forced abortions. And think of this: As you read this, tens of thousands of human beings just like you and me starve in concentration camps in North Korea.
As Stalin once quipped, the death of one person is tragedy. The death of millions is just a statistic. So it makes sense to try to grasp this immense human tragedy using faces and names. Read labor camp survivor Alexander Solzhenitsyns masterwork of historical memory The Gulag Archipelago for some of those names and stories. Then visit the Victims of Communism Foundation for first-person testimonies of survivors.
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The Schindlers List of Communism Or watch a powerful film. It dramatizes the artificial famine that Stalin inflicted on Ukraine in his quest for Marxist equality in farming. That resulted in between four and twelve million deaths, and caused the outbreak of cannibalism within families. The New York Times denied that the famine was even happening. Its reporter on the spot, Walter Duranty, was a Communist sympathizer and Stalins personal friend. Duranty won a Pulitzer for his coverage, which the Times has never returned.
Famine 33 (1991) is the first movie made in Ukraine after the fall of the Soviet Union. This Schindlers List of the Communist holocaust opened in two theaters in the U.S. It played for a couple of weeks. I rushed out and saw it, and ordered a copy from Ukraine. I showed the film to a college class I taught at the end of our course on modern thought. Ideas have consequences, I told them. And these are the consequences of Karl Marxs thought.
Its now on Youtube with English subtitles. If you know any young people who sport a Che Guevara t-shirt or otherwise flirt with the most poisonous political idea in history, sit them down and show them this movie. The Times Agitprop Never Ends The New York Times is back on the job. It has been preparing us for the Bolshevik anniversary with a whitewash. As Commentary editor Sohrab Ahmari points out:
Sohrab Ahmari ✔@SohrabAhmari Among its 35 Red Century opeds the NYT hasnt run an account of the gulag or Christian persecution under Communism https://www.commentarymagazine.com/politics-ideas/making-the-world-safe-for-communism-again/ 9:46 AM - Oct 18, 2017 Photo published for Making the World Safe for CommunismAgain - Commentary Magazine Making the World Safe for CommunismAgain - Commentary Magazine In an April 1976 essay in COMMENTARY titled Making the World Safe for Communism, Norman Podhoretz observed that the Soviet Union has fewer apologists in the ... commentarymagazine.com 2 2 Replies 50 50 Retweets 67 67 likes Twitter Ads info and privacy
Imagine a 35-part series on fascism and Nazism that never mentioned the Holocaust. You might start to wonder what the editors of that newspaper were up to.
Tomorrow, Ill lay out Marxs basic philosophical errors, and the seductive appeal of Marxism to a certain kind of person.
thanks for the post!
Let the ‘Rats and LSM know where they are headed.
"the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the [20th] century" -Russian leader Vladimir Putin on the collapse of the Soviet Union...
"World democratic opinion has yet to realize the alarming implications of President Vladimir Putin's State of the Union speech on April 25, 2005, in which he said that the collapse of the Soviet Union represented the 'greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the century.'..."
"The more I see and read about Mr. Putin, in power since 1999, and his 'managed democracy,' the more apprehensive I become about the future of Russia and the safety of its neighbors.
If Putin believes that the dissolution of the Soviet Union into 15 independent states represents the 'greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the century,' then it follows that Putin might well believe he should do something to repair the loss..."
"The demise of the Soviet Union was the 'greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the century'," Putin said in 2005.
I’m glad today’s American Bolsheviks are too inept to follow their role models. All they can do is riot in the streets, burn cars, and attack lone individuals who are outnumbered 10 to 1 or more.
I just watched Famine 33. I need more vodka. F the commies.
The question, of course, is where do the true commies of 2017 reside?
Will commemorate by watching Dr. Zhivago.
In 1999, I was drinking some pivos with crackers sausage and cheese with Luda while I was in Kherson Ukraine. Luda was and is a Communist attorney with 2500 people underneath her in her heyday. With a little buzz I mentioned Stalin’s purge of the Ukranians, saying Stalin was responsible for killing millions of Ukranians. Big mistake!! she started screaming NO!, No!, No! at me with her eyes bugging out, veins popping out and spittle coming from her mouth. If she atill had power, and maybe she still did, I would be in one of those red boxcars with a hammer and sickle on the sides and 6 by 8 “ barred windows at the top of the sides of the cars.
University campuses, newsrooms, film and television studios, and the boards of several "charitable" foundations.
You want to really be depressed, watch the movie, “The Chekist”.
Communists should just be put down.
thank you. I will check it out. I just looked it up on IMBD.
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