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  • How the West Missed the Horrors of Cambodia

    09/05/2016 1:51:48 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 77 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | September 4, 2016 | By Donald Beachler
    Never was there a finer example of ideologues seeing what they wanted to see than the era of Cambodian genocide. Only Orwell, prescient as ever, got it right. Sidney Schanberg, who died in July, was an award winning journalist who covered the Vietnam War and genocides in East Pakistan (Bangladesh) and Cambodia. Perhaps more than any other reporter, Schanberg made western publics aware of the terrible suffering the people of Cambodia endured under the three-and-a-half-year reign of the Khmer Rouge (1975-1979). Disregarding the wishes of his editors at the New York Times, Schanberg stayed on after other westerners had left...
  • Wood-fired pizza is bad for the environment, according to science

    06/22/2016 10:01:56 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 77 replies
    Wood-fired pizza is bad for the environment, according to science erwrer43535dfs34.jpg Is Brazil's love of authentic wood-fired pizza wrecking havoc on the environment? (iStock) If you love wood-fired pizza or wood-smoked barbecue, then go outside right now and peel that “Go Green” bumper sticker off your Prius. Science says your favorite foods may be major causes of environment pollution. A study conducted by 10 air pollution experts from seven universities has found that burning wood to cook your trendy kale-and-feta pie or your old-fashioned Texas brisket is polluting the air we breathe. The collaborative study, whose findings have been published...
  • UN Security Council Moves To End Anonymity On Internet

    05/15/2016 11:24:26 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 49 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/15/16 | David Singer
    If people are not prepared to reveal their identities – don’t publish Ending the plague of anonymity on the Internet seems closer to fruition following moves this week by the UN Security Council. Re-affirming its primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security the President of the Security Council re-iterated:
  • WaPo: Trump Analogizes Trump Deportation Plan to 'Pol Pot Genocide'

    04/23/2016 8:51:22 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 40 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    We're all familiar with Godwin's Law: in an argument, the first person to mention the Nazis automatically loses. We're going to have to come up with a companion concept for the Washington Post: call it the Cambodian Corollary. Wapo's editorial of yesterday, Softening on Trump? Remember this reflects the paper's apparent worry that people will take a second look at Trump in light of his moderated tone in recent days. We can't have any of that! With Hillary as unpopular as she is, the high negatives of her likely opponent must be preserved! So WaPo runs through a list of...
  • A Frightening History of the Militant Greens: Jacki Daily Show!

    01/11/2016 3:08:55 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 1 replies
    The Jacki Daily Show ^ | 1/8/2016 | The Jacki Daily Show
    A Frightening History of the Militant Greens Robert Zubrin’s book, Merchants of Despair, shows how some of the most tragic events of the 19th and 20th centuries were inspired by radical environmentalists who used the “green” agenda to mask scary ambitions.
  • Community Organizer in Chief

    07/21/2014 9:10:32 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/21/14 | Rolf Yungclas
    We’ve never had a “community organizer” as our President before. And we are seeing the disastrous consequences of putting this community organizer at the head of the most powerful nation in the world. He has taken the apparatus of government and used it solely to organize, or as he calls it, fundamentally transform, the nation into a characterization of his ideal world.
  • Vegetarians are Evil

    04/01/2014 10:32:59 AM PDT · by tired&retired · 18 replies ^ |
    Found this website that is interesting: Vegetarians are Evil; Vegan & Vegetarian Killers The following is a list of vegetarians who were also killers: Pol Pot, Vegan despot and mass murderer Out of a population of approximately 8 million, Pol Pot's regime exterminated one quarter, or almost 2 million people. Charles Manson - Vegan Animal Rights Activist Manson was an environmentalist and animal rights activist concerned about damage to the environment and pollution. Volkert van der Graaf, vegan killer Volkert was also a member of a group called the "Furious Potatoes" (De Ziedende Bintjes), a group that carries out illegal,...
  • Is the left forgetting how evil communism was?

    02/18/2014 7:33:56 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 55 replies
    Rare ^ | 2-18-14 | W. James Antle III
    Is communism making a comeback? On its face, the question seems more than a little absurd. The Berlin Wall came down over 24 years ago. We are more than 22 years removed from the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. All that remains are the Stalinist museum pieces of North Korea and Cuba, the former an isolated country known mainly for its absurd dictator and starving population, the latter a beautiful island stuck in a 1950s time warp due to backwards economic and social policies. Even China, the one major power still ruled by...
  • Orphan of the collective The Elimination by Rithy Panh

    06/02/2013 9:16:18 PM PDT · by TexGrill
    Asia Times ^ | 05/31/2013 | Joe Freeman
    PHNOM PENH - Cambodian-born filmmaker Rithy Panh has built a career out of documenting life in post-Khmer Rouge Cambodia. His topics may be set well after the killings, but they always seem to be playing out in the shadows of history, with one eye on the past and one in the present. His film Site 2 explores the lives of a Cambodian family of refugees who fled the Khmer Rouge's terror to the relative safety of a border camp in Thailand. In The Land of the Wandering Souls, development clashes with buried secrets when laborers working on a project to...
  • Biden: Obama Can Use "Executive Orders" To Act On Gun Control (video)

    01/09/2013 9:05:36 AM PST · by i88schwartz · 227 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | January 9, 2013 | RealClearPolitics
    Vice President Joe Biden, while addressing representatives of gun safety and gun violence victims' groups, says President Obama could use "executive orders" to enact gun control measures. VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN: "The president is going to act. There are executives orders -- executive action that can be taken. We haven't decided what that is yet. But we're compiling it all with the help of the Attorney General and all the rest of the cabinet members as well as legislative action, we believe is required."
  • The Nazi roots of U.S. gun-control laws

    12/31/2012 11:13:29 AM PST · by Perseverando · 9 replies
    WND ^ | December 28, 2012 | Ellis Washington
    Exclusive: Ellis Washington has historical chart linking firearm restrictions to genocide Here’s the Formula: Hatred + Government + Disarmed Civilians = Genocide. What makes the argument so powerful? Two factors. First, it makes common sense: Unarmed, defenseless people have no hope against armed aggressors. Second, it states the historical truth: Evil governments did wipe out 170,000,000 innocent non-military lives in the 20th century alone. ~ Jews for the Preservation of Firearm Ownership website The pretext: Massacre of the innocents – Newtown, Conn. I am a professor at a wonderful online school called National Paralegal College (NPC). Shannon Southard, a student...

    02/15/2005 8:40:00 PM PST · by Calpernia · 14 replies · 721+ views
    Various ^ | Aug 11 2004 | Elliott A Green
    The most striking proof that the Arab anti-Israel cause is a common meeting ground for both Nazis and Communists --and that the Arabs welcomed supporters of both ilks-- lies in the friendship of Carlos, the notorious master terrorist who served the PLO, with Fran*ois Genoud, an old Nazi, one of the leading Nazis in pre-War Switzerland, later a financier who provided funds for Habash's faction of the PLO. "Carlos" (his nom de guerre) was what is called a "red diaper baby." His fabulously rich father, a Venezuelan lawyer and owner of estates, gave "Carlos" the name Ilich, Lenin's patronymic, as...
  • FRC Shooting Latest Chapter In The Left’s Love Affair With Violence

    08/20/2012 8:07:28 PM PDT · by massmike · 5 replies ^ | 08/20/2012 | Don Feder
    The FRC shooting is the latest chapter in the blood-drenched history of the left — from the French Revolution to Occupy Wall Street. This is the way the left does business — with guillotines, gulags and gas chambers, with bombs, bullets, purges, planned famines and demonizing opponents as a prelude to their slaughter. In 2009, James Pouillon was shot to death while holding a pro-life sign by a supporter of choice. The same year, black Tea Party activist Kenneth Glandney was beaten so badly by SEIU thugs that he had to be hospitalized. In 2010, heavily armed eco-terrorist James J....
  • Prosecutor at Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge trial says henchmen cannot shift blame to Pol Pot

    11/22/2011 4:32:04 AM PST · by Libloather · 9 replies
    Prosecutor at Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge trial says henchmen cannot shift blame to Pol PotBy Associated Press, Published: November 21 PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Pol Pot’s close confederates cannot solely blame their late leader for the atrocities that took place under Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime, a prosecutor at the country’s U.N.-backed genocide tribunal said Tuesday. Andrew Cayley said that like Pol Pot, the three aging former members of the regime now on trial exercised life-and-death authority over Cambodia while in power in 1975-79. “The accused cannot credibly claim they did not know and had no control over the crimes that occurred”...
  • The Nutty and Dangerous Ideology Behind the #Occupy Movement

    10/31/2011 7:13:34 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 18 replies
    Big Government ^ | 10-30-11 | Brett Healy
    Despite the support from mainstream political and pop culture figures, the ‘Occupy’ movement is quite nutty and, actually, quite dangerous. Origins and Philosophy Behind Occupy Movement Also check out the following videos to learn more about ”Collective Liberty” and other foundations of the Occupy Movement: Direct Democracy Democracy: mob rule? Why Occupy Wall Street - Explained
  • Savage: 'Redistribution' leads to mountain of skulls

    04/28/2011 4:24:36 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 17 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 4-26-11 | unattributed
    On his top-rated nationally syndicated radio show today, Michael Savage took a page from history to warn of where attempts to institute economic "fairness" ultimately have led. "Be very careful, indeed, with your call for the redistribution of wealth, and fairness," he said. "It always ends up with a mountain of skulls." Noting that communism cost an estimated 100 million lives in the last century, he reminded his listeners of the dark saga in Southeast Asia in the 1970s that began with a "nice, mild-mannered professor" going to Paris to study Marxism. "He went back to his country, and he...
  • No great loss for state, nation

    01/06/2011 8:44:06 AM PST · by Graybeard58 · 13 replies
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | January 6, 2011 | Editorial
    As the final days of his long congressional career were falling from the calendar, corrupt Democratic Sen. Christopher Dodd was uplifted as one special interest after another heaped praise upon him. They were the beneficiaries of his years of generosity with other people's money and his advocacy of federal mandates that enriched them. And for all those years, they completed the quid pro quos by delivering copious sums and manpower for his re-election campaigns. In another context, prosecutors would call this extortion or racketeering; in this context, however, it's just called government. The news media, new and old, also kissed...
  • American Public Schools, the Khmer Rouge, and Ideology

    09/10/2010 1:11:34 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 3 replies ^ | July 27, 2010 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Starting in 1975, Pol Pot and his Communist revolutionaries killed almost 2,000,000 Cambodians, out of a total population of 5,000,000. Why?? Pol Pot lived in Paris for many years where he became a Marxist intellectual. Sitting in classrooms and cafes, he visualized the perfect Cambodia. He went back to Cambodia to eliminate foreign influences, purge educated people, and thereby create an agrarian workers paradise. Pol Pot was a fanatic, a true believer. The best one-word summary is to say that Pol Pot was an ideologue. He had ideas in his head; he knew they were right; and he was thereby...
  • A Man of Sorrows with joy beyond his companions

    07/11/2010 6:53:59 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 3 replies ^ | 07/11/2010 | Bev Holmes-Brown
    In the naivety of my early walk I constantly prayed "God let my heart feel as yours feels, let my eyes see as yours see, let my ears hear what yours hear." One day He spoke to my heart and told me that such knowledge would destroy me. I realized I was not made to be able to bear the burdens of humanity, that task is reserved for God alone. I believe that God is a God of strategy and He positions His people in every dark place in the earth and also that it is imperative that we, the...
  • Shock Discovery: Community Organizers Pray to President-Elect Obama [BARF! BARF! BARF!]

    09/29/2009 7:43:58 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 340 replies · 14,876+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 2009-09-29
    "Hear our cry, Obama." "Deliver us, Obama." Video at link.
  • Intrepid larrikins defied Pol Pot's killers

    09/29/2009 8:41:58 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 7 replies · 692+ views
    The Australian ^ | August 15 | Mark Dodd and Marianne Harris
    IN late November 1978, in the Killing Fields of Cambodia, a 35-year-old Sydney pub and club worker Ronald Keith Dean signed a confession that he was an operative for the CIA. Three weeks later, another Australian, David Lloyd Scott, signed a similar statement detailing years of anti-communist activity and a long career with the premier US spy agency. Dean and Scott, two knockabout Aussies, who had embarked on a Southeast Asian yachting adventure and strayed into contested waters, thinking they were in Thailand, were, of course, nothing of the sort. Captured by the Khmer Rouge and undoubtedly terrified in Pol...
  • Khmer Rouge defendant expresses 'heartfelt sorrow'

    03/31/2009 10:16:47 AM PDT · by angkor · 24 replies · 711+ views
    Washington Times ^ | March 31, 2009 | GRANT PECK ASSOCIATED PRESS
    PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (AP) - The man who ran the Khmer Rouge's notorious S-21 prison in Cambodia accepted responsibility Tuesday for torturing and executing thousands of inmates and expressed "heartfelt sorrow" for his crimes. Kaing Guek Eav (pronounced "Gang Geck Ee-uu"), better known as Duch ("Doik"), told the U.N.-backed genocide tribunal he wanted to apologize for his actions under the Khmer Rouge, whose radical policies while in power from 1975 to 1979 left an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians dead. Duch, 66, who commanded the group's main S-21 prison, accepted responsibility for the crimes committed there, "especially the torture and execution...
  • Welcome to the Dow Drop Inn

    03/02/2009 8:53:00 AM PST · by ADReditor · 29 replies · 802+ views
    American Daily Review ^ | 03/02/2009 | John Barnhart
    With the Dow Jones dropping below 7000 for the first time since 1997 it would seem to me that it is time for the president to recognize that investors do NOT like the bailout, the stimulus package or his projected budget and neither do the American people. Of course I really don’t think he cares. Frankly, I believe that if Barack Obama can crash the entire economy and then rebuild it in an image that reflects his leftist, nanny-state, Marxist, Pol Pot type of “work for uncle” agenda, he will. Click here to read more...
  • Pol Pot Sister-in-Law Pleads for Mercy in 'Killing Fields' Court

    02/26/2009 12:31:32 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 46 replies · 1,144+ views
    Pol Pot’s 76-year-old sister-in-law, Ieng Thirith, pleaded with a Cambodia court to grant her mercy and not find her guilty of contributing to the deaths of the at least the 1.7 million who perished in that country’s "killing fields." The Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979, and, under Pol Pot, a Marxist leader, and the support of China, the Khmer Rouge forced millions of people to work on communal farms, and ultimately contributed to families dying of starvation, overwork and disease — not to mention execution. Nearly all of Cambodia’s lawyers, doctors, artists and intellectuals were killed. Most...
  • Finally, Khmer Rouge leaders will face justice for Mass Murder

    01/28/2009 12:06:23 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 17 replies · 677+ views
    The Gazette ^ | Sunday, January 25, 2009 | NORMAN WEBSTER
    Trials of five brutal leaders will begin next monthFinally, at everlastingly long last, someone is to answer for the atrocities of the Khmers Rouges - in particular, the savagery of 1975-79, when they ruled all of Cambodia. Agence France-Presse reports from Phnom Penh that Feb. 17 is the day the regime's torturer-in-chief will go on trial in the capital for crimes against humanity. Kaing Khek Iev, better known as Duch, is the first of five scheduled to go before a UN-sponsored tribunal for one of the great crimes of the 20th century. An estimated 1.7 million Cambodians out of a...
  • Khmer Rouge torture chief weeps at "Killing Fields" (U N-backed tribunal)

    02/26/2008 12:45:42 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 40 replies · 329+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 2/26/08 | Ek Madra
    CHOEUNG EK, Cambodia (Reuters) - The chief torturer under the Khmer Rouge "Killing Fields" regime wept and prayed on Tuesday as he led the judges who will try him for crimes against humanity around the mass graves for some of its victims. Duch, also known as Kaing Guek Eav, accompanied 80 judges, lawyers and other officials of a U.N.-backed tribunal to the 129 graves, uncovered after a Vietnamese invasion sent the Khmer Rouge back to the jungles in 1979. "I saw Duch kneel in front of the trees where Khmer Rouge soldiers smashed children to death," a policeman told reporters...
  • Cambodians mark 30 years since fall of Pol Pot

    01/07/2009 12:52:45 AM PST · by GonzoII · 19 replies · 1,237+ views
    Reuters Via Boston .com ^ | January 7, 2009 | By Ek Madra
    PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Thousands of Cambodian survivors of the Khmer Rouge "Killing Fields" marked 30 years Wednesday since the fall of Pol Pot's ultra-Maoist regime, blamed for the deaths of 1.7 million people. Up to 80,000 people packed into the capital's Olympic stadium for a rally organized by the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP), descendant of the puppet government installed by Hanoi after its troops ousted Beijing-backed Pol Pot on January 7, 1979. "We have always remembered those who sacrificed their lives to save us from genocide," aging CPP President and former guerrilla Chea Sim told the cheering crowd....
  • Escaping the Killing Fields

    11/10/2008 12:32:10 PM PST · by bs9021 · 3 replies · 259+ views
    Campus Report ^ | November 10, 2008 | Jesse Masai
    Escaping the Killing Fields by: Jesse Masai, November 10, 2008 He survived the cruelties of Communism in Cambodia and later emerged to be one of the most influential opinion-leaders in modern America. Golden Bones is the title of Sichan Siv’s memoir, the story of a Cambodian-born immigrant to the United States. His journey, as the Director of the Asian Studies’ Center at Heritage Foundation Walter Lohman put it, is “an extraordinary journey from hell in Cambodia.” He said: “While the United States battled the Communists of North Vietnam in the 1960s and 1970s, the neighboring country of Cambodia was attacked...
  • LIST OF MSM covering Obama's statement, "Redistribution of Wealth not Pursued by Supreme Court"

    10/27/2008 12:44:41 PM PDT · by 11th Commandment · 28 replies · 1,114+ views
    Free Republic (Zot because no one reads my blog) | 10-27-2008 | 11th Commnandment
    List on MSM outlets covering Obama's 2001 interview expressing his radical views on socialism and the Supreme Court. FOX Please post any MSM websites covering this Obamination, or post what the MSM website thought was important news today instead. HAVE FUN
  • Obama: “I don’t believe people should be able to own guns.”

    10/27/2008 12:26:24 PM PDT · by Entrepreneur · 53 replies · 6,476+ views
    Michael Medved Show Interview ^ | 10-17-2008 | John Lott
    The following is from an interview of John Lott by Dave Bose, substituting for Michael Medved on the Michael Medved radio show. Lott is currently a professor at the University of Maryland and is the author of "More Guns, Less Crime" and "Freedomonics." Lott taught at the University of Chicago the same time Obama was an instructor at Chicago. The transcript picks up approximately half way through the audio file... Dave Bose: Just before the break, Professor Lott, I was mentioning that actually know Barack Obama. You met at the college. John Lott: We were both at the University of...
  • Another Obama Marxist

    04/26/2008 11:22:37 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 29 replies · 686+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 4-27-08 | Lance Fairchok
    Return to the Article April 27, 2008Another Obama MarxistBy Lance Fairchok Barack Obama has a thing for Marxists. He befriends them, listens to their counsel, and he even hires them to work in his campaign.  And they seem to feel the warmth.  President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua, who led a revolution there in 1979,  says Barack Obama's presidential bid is a "revolutionary" phenomenon, and Americans are "laying the foundations for a revolutionary change." A captured computer revealed that an unknown person chatted with Marxist FARC guerillas on Obama's behalf (they believed), stating he would be the next President and US policy...
  • American leftists were Pol Pot's cheerleaders

    04/10/2008 8:01:03 AM PDT · by Interesting Times · 75 replies · 2,272+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | April 30, 1998 | Jeff Jacoby
    The death of Pol Pot, 23 years to the day after he and the Khmer Rouge seized control of Cambodia, occasioned long backward glances at one of the 20th century's most horrific genocides. It was noted everywhere that the communist reign of terror in Cambodia lasted nearly four years and that at least 1 million human beings -- by some estimates as many as 2 1/2 million -- were murdered in an orgy of executions, torture, and starvation. "In the name of a radical utopia," The New York Times recalled in its long obituary, "the Khmer Rouge regime had turned...
  • Two of Many Liberal Lies Exposed

    04/07/2008 6:53:11 AM PDT · by PurpleMountains · 117+ views
    From Sea to Shining Sea ^ | 4/7/08 | Purple Mountains
    Two very different stories surfaced this week that add to the hundreds of examples we have of liberalism’s failures and lies. The first involves southeast Asia. Those who lived through the Vietnam War and its aftermath remember how often the left-wing politicos and supporters constantly ridiculed the idea of a domino effect (mass murders throughout southeast Asia) if we left Vietnam abruptly – and have spent the last 32 years denying the killing fields of Cambodia, Laos and Thailand – as well as in Vietnam itself. It is the current generation of these same liars who are calling for an...
  • Pol Pot's number two requests bail

    02/06/2008 7:41:57 PM PST · by jdm · 7 replies · 208+ views
    Reuters ^ | Feb. 07, 2008 | Ek Madra
    PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Pol Pot's right-hand man, Nuon Chea, appeared before Cambodia's "Killing Fields" tribunal on Wednesday to request bail, arguing he was not a flight risk and would not try to influence potential witnesses. The octogenarian former Khmer Rouge guerrilla, charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity, also said fears for his safety were overblown as he had been living for years in "peace and harmony" at his home in the jungle along the Thai border. "I have no desire to leave my beloved country," he told a courtroom packed with reporters. "No one is worried about...
  • Dawn arrest for Khmer Rouge leader

    11/12/2007 2:49:07 PM PST · by CRBDeuce · 21 replies · 103+ views
    CNN ^ | 11/11/2007 | AP
    Ieng Sary, who served as foreign minister in Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime, was brought before the country's U.N.-backed genocide tribunal with his wife on Monday to face charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes. Ieng Sary and his wife Ieng Thirith, who was minister for social affairs in the 1975-79 Khmer Rouge government, were served with arrest warrants at dawn...the communist Khmer Rouge are widely blamed for the deaths of some 1.7 million people from starvation, disease, overwork and execution. None of the group's leaders has faced trial yet.
  • Khmer Rouge 'Brother Number Two' questioned

    09/18/2007 6:30:22 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 187+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 9/18/07 | AFP
    PAILIN, Cambodia (AFP) - The most senior surviving Khmer Rouge leader, Nuon Chea, was being questioned Wednesday by police and officials from Cambodia's UN-backed genocide tribunal, a source close to him told AFP. Police blocked the road to the house of Nuon Chea in northwest Cambodia as the tribunal officials swept in. Shortly after 6:00 am (2300 GMT Tuesday) a convoy of police and Khmer Rouge tribunal vehicles was seen arriving at Nuon Chea's house, where he has lived freely since surrendering to the government in late 1998. "It is the order from the top to block the road and...
  • Lawyer Who Defended Convicted 911 Terrorist To Defend Pol Pot's Death Camp Warden

    08/21/2007 2:48:37 PM PDT · by Doctor Raoul · 13 replies · 473+ views
    AFP Multipe | 8/21/08
    Click here for lawyer defending Pol Pot's Prison WardenClick here for Pol Pot's Death camp Warden
  • Silenced truth: "pacifists" protect tyrants and incite wars

    05/09/2007 9:03:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies · 768+ views
    Across Pacific Magazine (NZ) ^ | March 28, 2003 | Ambito Iberoamericano News (Spain)
    History will record with severity the huge social, human and political cost of the activism of the erroneously named "pacifists" The so-called "pacifist" movements, articulated by leftists, and their silent accomplice, have decisively contributed to the protection of the most fierce tyrants of the XX and XXI Centuries, since Adolph Hitler and Stalin, Fidel Castro, Pol Pot and Kim Jong Il, to Saddam Hussein. With their harmful political formula of "giving in so as not to loose", they paved the way for several of those dictators to increment warmonger attitudes against countries and continents, in addition to enslaving their own...
  • Exclusive: Higher Ed’s Support for Terror (Wow! Muslims offended at equating Radical Islam w/ Nazis)

    02/16/2007 2:05:25 PM PST · by PRePublic · 2 replies · 482+ views
    Family Security Matters ^ | February 13, 2007 | Jason Rantz
    Exclusive: Higher Ed’s Support for Terrorism Exclusive: Higher Ed’s Support for TerrorismJason RantzAuthor: Jason RantzSource: The Family Security Foundation, Inc.Date: February 13, 2007 Many of us are aware of how bad things are on college campuses regarding free speech, but when colleges silence those who speak out to defeat our enemies, this is where FSM Contributing Editor Jason Rantz draws the line.     Higher Ed’s Support for Terrorism   By Jason Rantz   A dangerous trend is brewing on our college campuses, and it’s empowering our enemies. As bastions of far left political thought, college campuses are doing...
  • Stupidity about WW III: Here's Your Sign

    07/17/2006 3:45:17 PM PDT · by Congressman Billybob · 83 replies · 4,496+ views
    Special to Free Republic ^ | 17 July 2006 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    Bill Engvale is a member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. For years he’s been doing a routine about stupid things that people say. Each example ends with the tag line, “Here’s your sign.” That means a big sign with STUPID written on it. Although geopolitics are not Bill’s metier, he offers a way to cut through the twaddle about the beginning of WW III. Let’s start with Howard Dean. (Remember him? He was in all the papers.) Dean cropped up today giving a fire-breathing speech to the faithful (and forlorn), screaming that we wouldn’t have these problems in the...
  • Cambodia seeks answers to Khmer killing

    02/17/2006 11:10:58 AM PST · by JZelle · 5 replies · 425+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 2-17-08 | UPI
    Cambodia, with U.N. support, is readying for a tribunal on the Khmer Rouge slaughter whose answers may come from the group's oldest surviving member. Nuon Chea is known as Brother No. 2 after Pol Pot, now dead, whose regime is blamed for the deaths of some 1.7 million in the years after it took control of the country in 1975.
  • Thirty years on, the nightmare of Pol Pot's terror haunts a widow in a Paris suburb

    01/28/2006 9:17:22 PM PST · by tbird5 · 19 replies · 714+ views
    guardian ^ | January 27, 2006 | Jon Henley
    France faces moment of truth over events that ended embassy siege in Cambodia He is safe, she thought. But he was not. Four days later two French gendarmes dragged Ung Boun Hor, the former speaker of the Cambodian national assembly, to the compound gates and delivered him, with six other alleged "traitors", to a platoon of waiting Khmer Rouge soldiers.
  • Communists in our Midst - Communism, UN, liberals & the threat to the US

    10/08/2005 5:14:03 PM PDT · by Dittohead68 · 26 replies · 1,619+ views
    Does this sound familiar? EXCERPTS FROM THE NAKED COMMUNIST Former FBI agent, Cleon Skoussen, in 1958, in his book, THE NAKED COMMUNIST, revealed among other things, these long term goals of the communist agenda. The information is in the Congressional Record August 1963 and in the Communist Manifesto: U.S. acceptance of coexistence as the only alternative to atomic war. Develop the illusion that total disarmament by the U.S. would be a demonstration of moral strength. Permit free trade between all nations regardless of communist affiliation and regardless of whether or not items could be used for war. Provide American aid...
  • Welcome to the killing fields cafe... (re-live life under Pol Pot!)

    10/02/2005 8:08:43 AM PDT · by FreedomPoster · 10 replies · 491+ views
    Reuters ^ | Fri Sep 30, 2005 | Ek Madra
    PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A new Cambodian cafe is offering diners a slice of life under the Khmer Rouge, with a menu featuring rice-water and leaves, and waitresses dressed in the black fatigues worn by Pol Pot's ultra-Maoist guerrillas. Newly opened across the road from Phnom Penh's notorious Tuol Sleng "S-21" Khmer Rouge interrogation and torture center, the cafe is meant to remind Cambodians of the 1975-1979 genocide in which an estimated 1.7 million people died. But the set "theme menu" of salted rice-water, followed by corn mixed with water and leaves, and dove eggs and tea at $6 a...
  • Want Another Viet Nam? Listen To Cindy Sheehan

    08/18/2005 11:15:52 AM PDT · by Brutus1964 · 4 replies · 726+ views ^ | 18/8/2005 | Ken Bingham
    Image Credit Peter Lewis Suppose George Bush woke up tomorrow and decided that Cindy Sheehan is right and he ordered an immediate withdrawal from Iraq? What would happen and who would it benefit? We only have to look at history. When we cut and ran out of Vietnam it resulted in the death of millions of Vietnamese, Cambodians, and Laotians. While the “peaceniks” and leftists in this country were celebrating our capitulation, Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge took over Cambodia and ruled with an iron fist. They slaughtered millions of men, women, and children. More died after the we...
  • Left-Wing Monster: Pol Pot

    08/08/2005 6:30:33 PM PDT · by Cecily · 9 replies · 931+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | August 8, 2005 | John Perazzo
    Pol Pot was the leader of the Khmer Rouge, the Communist Party that ruled Cambodia from 1976-1979. "Khmer Rouge" (or Khmer Reds) was the French rendering of the organization’s official name: the "Communist Party of Cambodia," later the "Party of Democratic Kampuchea" and also the "Communist Party of Kampuchea," or CPK. (Kampuchea is the local name for Cambodia.) Pol Pot was born Saloth Sar in what is now the province of Kompong Thong, Cambodia in 1925. He came from a prosperous farming family that in 1931 moved to the capital, Phnom Penh, where the young Pol Pot learned some of...
  • Gitmo - if I were a judge - (Dick Durbin should receive a specific sentence for defaming troops!)

    07/26/2005 1:50:51 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 3 replies · 377+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | JULY 26, 2005 | MICHAEL BENGE
    If I were a judge, I would sentence Durbin and his fellow travelers and comrades in the Gitmo Flat Earth Society to: Endless hours of sleep-deprived filibustering watching continued reruns of documented terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon and their murder of thousands; the beheadings of journalist Daniel Pearl, Nicolas Berg and others; the films of Uday and Qusay, Saddam Hussein's sons, depicting the systematic torture and murder of hundreds of Iraqis; Hitler's concentration camps in Germany and the starvation, gassing, burning of millions of Jews; the carnage of Pol Pot's systematic fratricide of 2 to 3...
  • Downstate rep could help GOP defeat Durbin - (sensational article!)

    07/23/2005 9:51:47 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 10 replies · 738+ views
    Some Republicans don't think it's too early at all to start zeroing in on Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.). He'll be running for re-election in 2008 but he made a mistake last month that could be fatal. By comparing U.S. servicemen who run Gitmo to those who guarded the prison camps in Nazi Germany, the gulags in the USSR and the extermination centers in Cambodia under Pol Pot, the East St. Louis-born liberal hustler handed his opponents a battery of weapons to use against him. At least five anti-Durbin TV commercials come to mind. First, the tape of Durbin's outlandish attack...
  • Soldier in Germany Discusses Dick Durbin's Dido - (expresses US troops' resentment v. Durbin)

    07/01/2005 3:20:12 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 39 replies · 2,410+ views
    So Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois thinks our Guantanamo soldiers are like the Nazis? As a soldier stationed in Germany, the land where Hitler's Nazis once trod, I found my blood boiling by the words coming from the liberal Democratic senator from Illinois. Senator Durbin, along with the rest of his left wing and terrorist sympathizing party thinks President Bush should close the Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, because--in his words--the soldiers at Gitmo are "acting like Nazis, Soviets in their gulags, Pol Pot, or others who had no concern for human beings." Two things here: Where is the outcry...
  • Torture at Gitmo? Ask the Mau Mau - (Max Boot at LA Times gets it!)

    06/30/2005 8:40:29 AM PDT · by CHARLITE · 7 replies · 1,072+ views
    LA TIMES.COM ^ | JUNE 31, 2005 | MAX BOOT
    By now it hardly needs saying that, contrary to the animadversions of Dick Durbin and Amnesty International, Guantanamo Bay bears no resemblance to Nazi concentration camps, Soviet gulags or Khmer Rouge killing fields. Millions of people were murdered in those places. The sum total of those killed at Gitmo is … zero. But perhaps the critics of U.S. detention practices are correct in saying that this is damning with faint praise. Who wouldn't expect the "land of the free" to behave better than the most monstrous regimes in history? So let's use a better comparison. Look at how the United...