Posts Tagged ‘ USSR ’

The Emperor of Twee (Seavey/Perry on Wes Anderson)

  The latest installment of the entertainment podcast sweeping the nation has arrived! Our apologies for any audio difficulties you might encounter, and a promise to rectify that bug in the future. Until then, enjoy my thoughts on Pete Seeger’s passing-and cultural influence, both negative and positive-as well as Wes Anderson’s latest (unsuccessful) attempt...
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Inside The Mind Of A “Mad Man”

Inside The Mind Of A “Mad Man”

Update: Here’s a link to a somewhat more concise review I did for Goodreads.  One of the most common critiques of contemporary American society, and Western culture more broadly, is its purported enthrallment to the opiate of celebrity. The notion that ordinary Americans are so dumbfounded by popular entertainment that they can’t understand linear,...
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May Day: Part II (Marx v. Washington)

May Day: Part II (Marx v. Washington)

The purpose of  last Wednesday’s events, like the marches and rallies staged on Cinco de Mayo, was to pressure elected officials in Washington D.C. into repeating the same disastrous mistakes of the past. In this case, a wholesale amnesty which would cost upwards of six trillion dollars in the coming decades. While most of...
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Feet In Two Worlds

Feet In Two Worlds

One of the themes we’ve emphasized on American Rattlesnake this year is the damage inflicted upon American society by ill-conceived policies of refugee resettlement carried out by the federal government. Unlike past generations of refugees who came here from nations behind the Iron Curtain, Cuba, or other Communist states, the ones transplanted to the...
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Red Star Rising

Red Star Rising

To live in New York is to be surrounded by people suffering from various pathologies, many of whom you encounter on a daily basis if-like most of us-you use public transportation. Living here also means being surrounded by Marxists of varying hues, including Maoists, Trotskyites, and-as the photograph above illustrates, supporters of the Democratic...
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Russian Emigres Scam Insurance Companies For $250 Million

Russian Emigres Scam Insurance Companies For $250 Million

  As health care costs keep rising, a good part of that rise is due to insurance fraud.  According to the New York Times, 10 doctors, in 9 separate clinics, funneling money  through a total of 105 different corporations conspired to defraud private insurance programs for over $250 million.  And this plot is just the...
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The Fugees

The Fugees

One of the most harmful aspects of our nation’s current immigration policy is its manifold refugee resettlement programs, the disastrous consequences of which have been amply documented on this website. That’s why the speech Don Barnett, currently a fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies and expert on refugee resettlement in the United States,...
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Are We Targeting Islam?

Are We Targeting Islam?

Update: Welcome to readers from Creeping Sharia. Thanks, once again, to Pamela for the link! We always love getting readers from Atlas Shrugs. Earlier today I took it upon myself to journey to Foley Square in Manhattan, where an anti-NYPD, anti-intelligence agency gathering sponsored by CAIR, Al-Awda, and Desis Rising Up & Moving, among...
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