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by | Dec 20, 2022

What did Jennifer Granholm do for an encore after entrusting a cross-dressing alleged baggage-claim thief with 100 employees and a $45 million budget? The secretary of energy with much hoopla vacated a 68-year-old decision by a 47-years-defunct commission regarding a…

by and | Nov 28, 2022

Maria Katchmar was 7 when the troops came to her farm.  The soldiers entered her home in Cherkasy Oblast — a region of Ukraine along the Dnieper River — and immediately began to break everything. Windows and doors. Paintings and…

by | Oct 13, 2022

We are approaching one of the horrible milestones in human history — the birth of the Gulag a century ago. Sometime during the autumn of 1922, Soviet officials decided to establish a system of forced labor camps for both political…

by | Oct 1, 2022

When I was a child at beautiful Parkside Elementary School next to Sligo Creek Parkway in Silver Spring, Maryland, we were taught that our worldwide rival, Bolshevik Communism, was a horrible, gruesome, cruel gift of death. It was barely better…

by | Oct 1, 2022

Russia: Revolution and Civil War, 1917-1921 By Antony Beevor (Viking, 600 pages, $38)  Historians and international relations scholars use the terms “Stalinism” and “Stalinist” to distinguish the Soviet communist regime under Joseph Stalin from communist leaders in other periods of…

by | Sep 3, 2022

I grew up in Bucks County, a far suburb of Philadelphia. Back when I was a kid, the county was reliably Republican. A world-famous author, James Michener of Tales of the South Pacific fame, ran for Congress as a Democrat…

by | Mar 5, 2022

Dead Man Doddering doddered his way through the State of the Union, thanks to dosing Razadyne and Aducanumab, and I would pay good money to hear him try to get that word out of his mouth.   He even managed…

by | Feb 15, 2022

Washington — There have been an abundance of essays of late about how we are to wage revolution in our comfortable society. All have been written by Woke Folk, I suspect. You would not expect such essays in praise of…

by | Aug 23, 2020

Three decades ago Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev made a long-overdue admission. He signed a decree to accelerate rehabilitation of Joseph Stalin’s victims. He recognized that the government he headed was, in fact, a long-standing criminal enterprise. The Evil Empire, as…

by | Dec 28, 2019

The Cold War eased slightly in 1953. In July, an armistice ended fighting in the Korean War, though a peace treaty remained out of reach. It was the death of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin on March 5 which allowed that…

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