You can’t get Here from There.

Here’s a riddle.

Where does the sun go down while the sun comes up and has 25% of all the stuff we need?  (Like Moskovskaya wrapped in a sleeve of ice.)

At the peak of Soviet supremacy there were over 126 different languages spoken within its borders in addition to over 30 dialects of Russian.  The country existed within 12 time zones.  The sun really did come up as it is going down.  The Soviets also possessed an estimated 25% of all the worlds obtainable resources.  This was the tapestry on which a revolution was painted and the ultimate failure of Socialism illustrated.

The Socialists/Communists took control of this potentially unstoppable world power and in 72 years ran it into the ground.  They couldn’t help it.  Socialism required a top-down, command and control, economy… which always leads to failure in the end.

Fast forward to the early 2000’s…

The Soviet Union/Russia is still built on a “top down” model of government.  What I mean is that edicts are pushed down upon the citizens from above rather than what we (supposedly) have here in the U.S. where edicts are pushed up to the government from below.  This is an enormous and fundamental difference which explains what is going on over there as of this typing.

Russia (and soon China) are perfect examples of the “if we just tweak the system we can retain our control” mentality.  It will not end well, because it never ends well.

You must remember that those in power are always loathe to give it up.  The leaders in those countries recognize the benefits that free-markets provide but refuse to embrace the required transitional government, individual liberty and property rights which enable free-market capitalism to work.

They are not stupid.  They are certainly misguided… absolutely elitist… but not stupid.  So, to keep the peasants quiet they keep “tweaking the system” hoping that will enable them to stay in power.  But history has provided us with myriad examples to the contrary.  Not to mention the oppression, death and destruction resulting from such an approach leading up to the end.

Without question, Socialism is corrosive.  It destroys everything it touches.  (Look at the U.S. and see what Social Security and Medicaid/Medicare have done to this country.  The evidence is there for all to see… we may not want to talk about it, but it’s right there in front of us.)

Putin understands that short of completely changing the government structure in Russia they will return to totalitarianism.  But that’s not what he wants.  (Stalin taught us that you can even get the public to cry out for it if their lives are bad enough and they are kept in the dark as to why.  To this day there are fresh flowers placed by common Russians on his grave.  I’ve seen it first hand.)  Putin just wants to be in charge when it happens.  He’s doing a good job.

This is always the problem with “adjusting” a top down model of government.  A little less poison is still poison.  Socialism will never be conducive to freedom and the productivity that our system promulgates.  This is what makes the United States special, and unique, in the world.  The U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights were crafted to protect those individual liberties from an all-powerful state with the ability to force edicts upon the population. (Like Obama Care)  Because of this, the U.S. catapulted from a commonwealth to a hyper-power in a short 250 years.  It is why the rest of the world, from the pacific rim to Western Europe, is having to “tweak” their systems in the hope of staying relevant by comparison.  It’s also why they don’t like us for the most part.  (The only hope they have is having our system fail…  they should find comfort that our home-grown Socialists are working on it right now.)

The writing on the wall Russia and China are refusing to read is “You can’t get here from there”.

Let me leave you with a question;

Why are we chasing the bankruptcy which Socialism always delivers in the form of socialized medicine and the perpetuation of Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid in their present forms when there are free-market alternatives?

Pour yourself some of that cold vodka and ponder this…

(Originally posted 022312)

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When Aurora Fired the First Shot…

NEO posted this morning on an event I know a bit about but don’t bring to the table very often.  His is well done and I would suggest reading some of the insightful comments his readers have left as well.

Nostrovya, NEO.  –  Mike

So a hundred years ago, today, the Bolsheviks occupied the government buildings in Petrograd. It was the highlight and climax of the October Revolution, which toppled Kerensky’s government and set the regime of V.I. Lenin on its horrifically bloody course. According to calculations by Professor R.J. Rummel, in the last 100 years totalitarian regimes, pretty much […]

via Red October — nebraskaenergyobserver


Suddenly I Understand

We’ve all been watching the ever-expanding revelations emanating from Hollywood with interest.
I have watched with a tinge of sad amusement. Simultaneously enjoying the hypocrisy on display while feeling genuinely disturbed and dismayed at the pain the victims of all of this endure.
But I have changed my mind regarding the Schadenfreude.
While the last few weeks I have been appalled at the level of smug, arrogant, elitist and basically criminal behavior of the Hollywood Socialists…

I suddenly realized why they have lectured the rest of us about how to behave.

I have a rule that I learned very young, “When in doubt, go to someone who knows.”

It dawned on me as I continued to read story, after story, after story, of those who committed these acts and those who knew of such acts committed which directly infringed on the Liberty of others and did nothing… No apologies, no intercessions. Worse yet, many of these instances appear criminal ranging from a mixture Assault, Rape, Molestation and Pedophilia.

Like a bolt of lightening… it struck me.

All these years, The Hollywood Left was just trying to help.

In other words…

Do you want to learn to commit crimes? Who better than the criminals to teach you? Who would know more about such behavior than those who behave that way?

Well, these are the people ‘that know’. This is Hollywood. This is what happens when humans embrace the Elitist mentality of Socialism and all of its variants. Their smart and you’re not… no, you’re something far, far, worse.  You’re Evil… or at least that’s what they project upon you.

So how can you blame them if they think the world outside their sheltered existence is a cesspool worse than their own which all of these Actors/Professional Liars work so hard to accommodate?

I’m often wrong, and when I am I stand up and own it.

I’m wrong.

These lecturers of virtue are not hypocrites, on the contrary they are practiced, honed and accomplished, purveyors of vice.  They know of which they speak.

I think it’s time for another awards show dedicated to them and their art.


Week in Pictures: Honoring Warriors — nebraskaenergyobserver

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith 2 TIMOTHY 4:7 US Army Sgt La David Johnson met his wife when they were 6 y/o. She greeted his casket today. They have 2 young children and one on the way. pic.twitter.com/QbiUzkTdlo — Ellison Barber (@ellisonbarber) October 18, […]

via Week in Pictures: Honoring Warriors — nebraskaenergyobserver


Why does Weinstein Matter?

It’s simple, folks.

To be a Leftist you have to repeat to yourself “I’m one of the Good Guys!” until you believe it. Once you believe that… then you have to convince yourself that ‘every Weinstein of the World is “One of the Good Guys Too” and all those stupid people who oppose us are “Bad Guys”‘.

So think about this….

If Harvey Weinstein is “One of the Good Guys”, then what must these Socialist Liberals believe “The Bad Guys” are like?!

Got it yet?

Yep… Socialists think all of you are WORSE than Harvey Weinstein.

All of you.

This is why folks like me believe there is no negotiating with these people.  They are so delusional, so demented, so demeaning, in their own lives that they cannot possibly see reason and rationale if it ran up to them and slapped them across their smugly arrogant faces.

Just sayin’.


Racist White Yogurt Company

… Refuses to do Business with Black NFL Quarterback!

In what can only be considered a Racist Action by a bigoted dairy company, Dannon Yogurt has cut ties with Cam Newton, the famous African-American Quarterback for the Carolina Panthers. For most of you who don’t know, The Carolina Panthers are an American Football Team who are part of The National Football League. The National Football League was a sports league that enjoy prominence in The United States prior to it’s players disrespecting Law Enforcement Officers Nationwide and subsequently achieved irrelevance beginning in the 2016 season extending into the 2017 season.

Given it is common knowledge that Dairy Products are Racist, it should come as no surprise such behavior is being displayed by Dannon who produces various White Dairy Products.

Link here for full story.

Update:  It is rumored that Dannon has made entreaties to Tom Brady, the famous White Quarterback of the New Jersey Patriots.  Our sources indicate that Brady was approached by Dannon to endorse their Activia product because of his incredibly crappy performance this year.  We have not received comment from Brady or the Patriots.

Update:  It has been confirmed that Tom Brady is being approached by Dannon.  Our sources indicate that Mr. Brady has been asked to sponsor Activia and part of the agreement is he Squat on the sideline during The National Anthem.  We understand that both parties are reportedly “Very close to a Deal.”


To Be a Socialist

To be a Socialist
is to Declare yourself Superior to others
then to use the Power of Government Force
to Oppress those you deem Inferior,
and because you’re doing it for Their Own Good
expect a Thank You Note.

 

(Note: a Socialist takes many names and flavors… such as Communist, Progressive, Liberal, Fascist, Democrat and even Republican.  It’s a poisonous ideology which can be found everywhere.  It’s also worth keeping in mind that when those deemed Inferior do not do what you want you can kill them while declaring you are doing the World a Favor.  It’s a Tyrannical Win-Win.)