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[caption id="attachment_1058" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Kruschev at the UN, banging his shoe and saying, "We will bury you."[/caption] [maxbutton id="6" text="Read My Blogs" ] I was reading recently in a recent poll of Millenial aged persons that half of them said they would rather live under socialism or Communism rather than capitalism. They don't know about how the leader of the Communist party, Nikita Kruschev, in the 1960's banged his shoe at the UN and said to the US "We will…

Christmas Almost Got Swept Away by Nazis

Nazis in the 1930's and 1940's tried very hard to convert Christmas to a pride in Germany holiday. They were so bound up in the anti-Jewish attitude, and Jesus was a Jew, they tried both underhandedly and blatantly to eliminate Christmas celebrations as we know them or as Germans knew them then. Historian Gerry Bowle states that Nazis simply tried to take over Christmas as a party ritual. They inserted Nazi imagery and even Nazi party officials into things like…

Me, you and your bucket list

This is for you as well as me.  I would love to hear from you (comment on this blog) about one or two things you would like to do or see before you die. YOUR TURN. What is on your bucket list? Or your questions. Or give me your whole list. Too much of everyone's day is taken up with minutia, too many smart or smart-alec people taking up our time and our lives. It's good that they're smart, and…