Tag: Stalin

Whoa! This was not supposed to happen

Teachers in a Texas school were told last week that a new state law requiring them to present multiple perspectives about ‘widely debated and currently controversial’ issues, such as Critical Race Theory, means they needed to make ‘opposing’ views on the Holocaust available to students:

Commies get Kicked out of the Czech Republic

PRAGUE, Oct 9. The electorate on this occasion pulled on their shit-kickers and went after the Reds. Czech voters evicted the communists from parliament on Saturday for the first time since the end of World War Two, voting out a party whose forebears ruled with an iron jackboot the central European nation from 1948 until the Velvet Revolution of 1989 that ushered in democracy.

Press-ganged soldiers who fight only to escape poverty

World War II veterans welcome the respect that comes with their once having been a member of the armed forces. This is a normal human trait but chances are they were not volunteers. Conscripts, many of them in their teens, were press-ganged into the armed forces. If there was genuine enthusiasm for the war then conscription would be neither necessary nor desirable.

THE REICH DECLARATION OF WAR ON THE SOVIET UNION

Invited to list the ten most important books of the 20th Century I certainly include The Fuhrer’s Proclamation to the German People. It is commonly thought that the Reich made a fatal blunder in attacking an unprepared defenceless Russia. If this is your view it is perfectly understandable; it is what you have been told to think.