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IN MEMORIAM VLADIMIR ILYCH

There are havesand have-nots. The poor are always with us. Sometimes, poverty and sufferingprovoke a great manand there is a revolution. With much blood shed,much sacrifice,much heroism. Afterwards, the country lies wounded. And there are havesand have-nots. имущие и неимущие … Continue reading

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POST IMPERIAL BLUES

A terrorist gets his way by violence. Like Alexander,he would prefer a city to surrender peacefully.Like Alexander,he will destroy it if it doesn’tand enslave its population. A successful terrorist,like a successful leopard,does not change his spots. A pugilist can break … Continue reading

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JESUS SAID

“The sins of the fathersare visited on the children.” When the father goes bankruptthe children and grandchildrenlose their inheritanceand discover poverty. When the Jews rejected Jesusthey refused their inheritanceand their children and grandchildrenare still rejectedtwo millennia later. When the Tibetans … Continue reading

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G 20

Go for growth say our Masters.Globally!And Growbally!And not too Slowbally! And the Rich grow richer(and the Poor grow poorerand not too slowbally, says Gnome). And the bombs fall thicker(on legitimate targets). Go for Stability and Peace, say we!Globally!As we are … Continue reading

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POST IMPERIAL BLUES

A terrorist gets his way by violence. Like Alexander,he would prefer a city to surrender peacefully.Like Alexander,he will destroy it if it doesn’t and enslave its population. A successful terrorist,like a successful leopard,does not change his spots. A pugilist can … Continue reading

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