Posts Categorized: Europe

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Lifting the Veil of Political Correctness

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Americans are becoming aware of new behavioral and speech standards they must now observe or risk losing jobs, losing careers, receiving punitive penalties, and even losing their freedom. Today thought crimes are being considered for possible prosecution and our First Lady encourages college students to spy on their parents and report incorrect actions and speech…. Read more »

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Open Letter To Yanis Varoufakis

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Yanis Varoufakis, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance of the Hellenic Republic,   Dear Mr. Varoufakis, Congratulations on your referendum win as your nation enters one of the most difficult periods in its history. While you have a reputation as being a clever economist, and though you are rooted in Marxist theory, please accept this… Read more »

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Imperialism, Colonialism, and Slavery

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While researching material for a historical novel about a Cossack family of the Ukraine and Crimea, I found a remarkable amount of provocative and fascinating material. For instance, the Ukraine and Crimea has been both a fulcrum point and thoroughfare throughout history, but one of the most intriguing aspects of this region is that the… Read more »

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Is Reality Starting To Seep Into Greece’s Government? (Guest Post)

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Recently, Greece’s finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis was sidelined by his own government in the negotiation with its European partners. This followed a lack of progress in the talks to unlock more loans in exchange for reforms. The problem is that the Greek government was elected to roll back the reforms which entails painful austerity measures…. Read more »

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The moochers won in Greece (Guest Post)

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Syriza, the neo-communist party led by Alexis Tsipras, has won the elections in Greece. The party is a collection of Marxists, Socialists, Maoists, Trotskyites and Greenies. In other words, Syriza is the party of the moochers. They oppose the austerity measures that the troika of the EU, European Central Bank and the IMF imposed on… Read more »

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Why was Obama missing in action in Paris? (Guest Post)

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Germany’s Angela Merkel was there arm and arm with French President Francois Hollande. They were there to show solidarity in the face of the gruesome murders of the Charlie Hebdo journalists and policemen. Binyamin Netanyahu was there. So was Mahmoud Abbas, who was strangely smiling in a sea of glum faces. Also present was David… Read more »

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Bush would have gone to France

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October 30, 2001. Game 3 of the World Series. George Bush throws out the first pitch of World Series. In the frenzy of the aftermath of the 9-11 attacks, George Bush made his country proud. In the aftermath of what some call France’s 9-11, Barack Obama hid. Twitchy noted Obama’s absence: Barack Obama sent three… Read more »

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Obama: The Message Is The Strategy

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Fifty years ago the brilliant and always challenging philosopher of communication theory, Marshall McLuhan, wrote Understanding Media, in which he exclaimed, “In a culture like ours, long accustomed to splitting and dividing all things as a means of control, it is sometimes a bit of a shock to be reminded that, in operational and practical fact, the medium is the message.”

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How Obama Enabled The Russian Seizure Of Eastern Europe

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Our president promised us skyrocketing energy prices and a new era of “Green Energy”. So far, he has been able to deliver an ever-increasing price for energy, and with the crisis in Eastern Europe, we can anticipate a continuing rise in energy prices. In an administration known almost exclusively for corruption and for its ability… Read more »

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Anti-Social (Guest Post)

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There is a good reason that socialism is not a good fit for Americans. We’re not very social. We have a history of isolationism due to our geography but more so due to the fact that our country is made up of cast outs and throw away peoples who left their homeland for freedom and… Read more »