IN PUTIN WE TRUST – People nowadays are cautioned against stereotyping, particularly of entire nations, and particularly in a negative way (it’s OK though to stereotype the politically incorrect groups …

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WHAT WILL THEY DO WITH ALL THE LENINS? – Good news from Ukraine: Ukraine has removed all 1,320 statues of the communist revolutionary Lenin following a government drive to rid the …

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MARCH 5 – Sometimes history is like that. On 5 March 1940, Stalin signs an order to murder 22,000 members of the Polish elites, including Army officers taken as prisoners …

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RIP ROSIE THE RIVETER – It was a few weeks ago, but bears remembering: Unsung for seven decades, the real Rosie the Riveter was a California waitress named Naomi Parker …

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WINSTON CHURCHILL’S “PROBLEMATIC PAST” – “The Independent” is here to remind us all about it: You can read the whole piece here. As Raw writes, “His grandson, Nicholas Soames, has …

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FRENCH AMBASSADOR TWEETS, DELETES – Astonishingly undiplomatic from the French ambassador to the United States: Perhaps on the 10th of May each year, we should remember that France (and the …

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