Do Conservatives Go Too Far In Demonizing Communism

As the UK General Election campaign starts to turn nasty, more and more people are trying to excuse the anti – Semitism and the authoritarianism of the Jew – hating communists who have hijacked the Labour Party. They play down the fact that party leader Jeremy Corbyn is a Trotskyite who in true Bolshevik tradition has abandoned his principles for the sake of power, (he has been a lifelong opponent of British membership of the European Union and was at least a supporter of a kind of democracy.) When it came to a choice between honouring the result of a democratic referendum or aligning himself with the advocates of global government, high taxation and uncontrolled immigration however, he chose to cling to power.

Corbyn’s de fact number 2, the Stalinist thug John McDonnell has never made any secret of the fact that he favours turning the EU into a kind of EUSSR, with Britain reduced to the status of a province.

In spite of this young (and some not so young but certifably insane,) lefties cling to the belief that life in the old Soviet Union, its satellite states in Europe and Asia, in Communist China, Viet Nam and North Korea, and in the outlying farmstead of communism, Cuba, was all beer and skittles.

In my almost 20 years as a blogger and web content creator I have corresponded with many people from Russia, the former Yugoslavian states, Romania, Poland and Hungary who experienced life under communism (or socialism as communist tyrants like to call it. And none have had a good word to say about it.

In fact most have been so vitriolic about communism / socialism that I believe conservatives and nationalists in Britain, the USA, the European Union, Canada and Australia are actually too moderate when talking about Communism. I don’t know if this is because they have not read enough about the history of Soviet Russia, Red China, Eastern Europe, Viet Nam, North Korea and the other nations that became slave states under socialist dictatorships or just trying to avoid hate attacks from the left-leaning university brainwashed millennials who fall for the ols “ah but none of those were proper socialism,” excuse but what they usually say is not even close to the whole truth.

Also, please don’t make the mistake of confusing communism with a welfare state: while there are states with a strong welfare component, high taxes, and more government control, most of these are social democracies, capitalistic economies ruled by democratic principles.

Communism was never about welfare: yes, people were getting food (though nowhere near enough as is abvious from the numbers who died of starvation or malnutrition related diseases,) and shelter, but they were forced to work until the state decreed age of retirement — which was constantly raised according to that good old National Socialist concept of “useless eaters.” If somebody refused to work on the job that the Party assigned to them, they would go to prison — where they would be put to hard labor, or if the prisons were full or the local kommisar did not like their face they would simply be shot.

Also, the free food and shelter were not subject to personal preferences: every person was given food stamps, stating what they were allowed to buy for the month — and it wasn’t a lot. “Hoarding” food was a major offense, punishable by prison time or death — and “hoarding” meant that you had a food closet at home, not freight containers. China’s communist government passed a law against hoarding food and enforced it so brutally that peasant farmers who laid aside a portion of their grain harvest for next years seed were deemed guilty of hoarding and summarily executed. But those farmers who obeyed the law and handed over all their crop faced long prison sentences in forced labour camps when they had no crop to hand over the following year.

Add to this the lack of any human or civil rights that we consider today a given: you could be arrested anytime, with or without reason, if somebody in the police felt like it. People would disappear without warning — sometimes on the way back from work, sometimes when taking the trash out. No due process was required for “enemies of the people,” there was no presumption of innocence or right to trial by jury of one’s peers; even when a trial was conducted, it was just the judge (always a ‘party’ member,) that hear the case, examine the evidence, question witnesses and pass sentence — no jury, no defense, no witnesses required because there was no “not guilty” verdict, to be accused by a party member was proof of guilt.

No significant private property was allowed: you could own your clothes, and possibly a car of you were a party member or in a protected profession such as a doctor, engineer or  senior police officer but even for those privileged people which there was a waiting list years long, but that was pretty much it. Owning a house was out of question, with minor exceptions; most people would live in government-owned apartments, which were subject to reassignment if considered necessary by the Party.

Apologists for socialist authoritarianism claim it worked for mant decades and still does in China, Cuba, North Korea and a few other outposts. After the Russian Revolution it did work for a while, because nobody dared oppose the state. Anyone who even complained about the chronic shortages or lack of freedom would go to prison or worse. There were people who tried to fight against it in the beginning — they were caught and shot without wasting time on trials or debate.

The system “worked” so well that, in about 50 years of communism, Eastern Europe became a poverty zone that everybody was desperate to get out of. The power outages were so common that everybody were lighting their homes with candles; hot water was only provided a few times a week, by a strict schedule; during winter, it was not uncommon to hear about a family found dead because they tried to use the cooking stove to heat themselves.

So it seems people in the liberal democracies who have taken the trouble to discover the truth about socialism and communism (Karl Marx used the terms interchangably,) do not go too far in demonizing a system that killed millions of people directly, enslaved hundreds of millions, and caused poverty that indirectly killed so many more than we can even estimate.

I like to remind people that in 1870 the Russian anarchist Mikhail Bakunin warned Karl Marx, after reading “The Communist Manifesto,” that a communist government would quickly become more authoritarian and oppressive than Russia’s Czarist regime which was notorious for its brutality. Events have proved hundreds of times, that Bakunin was right.

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With Our Hero Varoufakis Fallen On His Sword Who Will The EU Ledership Sacrifice

Will he be back? – EU’s Terminator Yanis Varoufakis (image source)

Now that our hero of recent weeks Yanis Varoufakis has resigned, accepting that he is persona non grata at the negotiating tables of Europe after thwarting the Troika’s attempts to suppress an IMF report that confirmed the Greek government assertion that bail out terms on offer were unfair and unworkable, what next.

Varoufakis’ resignation, in the style and with the impeccable timing that shows us who the real men are, we must now ask whom the smooth faced girlie – men formerly on the other other side of the table will throw to the lions.

Greece’s new finance minister, Euclid Tsakalotos, should not have to face the same petulant, unreasoning dogmatists as were truly responsible for Europe’s painful hammering Greek voters handed out in yesterday’s referendum.

That would be an utter disgrace, and the EU would not survive it (not that the EU is likely to survive a Grexit, which will certainly prompt other Eurozone awkward squad members to rebel.

So we now call on Juncker, Lagarde, Schäuble, Dijsselbloem, Draghi, Merkel and Gauleiter Schulz, if not to do pull a Coriolanus stunt by falling on their swords, to at least do the decent thing and fuck off.

It cannot be right that the winner leaves and all the losers get to stay in the game (or more accurately at the trough, with their snouts immersed.

The attempts to suppress the IMF debt sustainability analysis were a shameful attempt to mislead the people of Greece and of Europe as a whole and displayed the utter contempt of the unelected bureaucrats who now run the world for democracy and for the people they want to control.

It cannot be that after this mockery of democracy, these same people can just remain in their jobs, drawing their inflated salaries and roaming the world scoffing the finest foods, drinking the most expensive wines and being waited on hand and foot, all at our expense.

It’s time for Europe’s ‘inner party’ to show the same democratic spirit that Yanis Varoufakis has shown. And if that doesn’t happen, we European voters should ignore the Euronazi and USSA globalist propaganda and support parties pledged leave the European Union as quickly as they can.

That would prove once and for all that the EU is no more than a cheap facade, a thin veil behind which something pretty disgusting along the lines of what the likes of Hitler and Stalin had in mind for the world is hiding its true face.

Here is Yanis’ explanation behind his surprising resignation after the Greek referendum returned the vote he wanted:

The referendum of 5th July will stay in history as a unique moment when a small European nation rose up against debt-bondage. Like all struggles for democratic rights, so too this historic rejection of the Eurogroup’s 25th June ultimatum comes with a large price tag attached. It is, therefore, essential that the great capital bestowed upon our government by the splendid NO vote be invested immediately into a YES to a proper resolution – to an agreement that involves debt restructuring, less austerity, redistribution in favour of the needy, and real reforms.

Soon after the announcement of the referendum results, I was made aware of a certain preference by some Eurogroup participants, and assorted ‘partners’, for my… ‘absence’ from its meetings; an idea that the Prime Minister judged to be potentially helpful to him in reaching an agreement. For this reason I am leaving the Ministry of Finance today. I consider it my duty to help Alexis Tsipras exploit, as he sees fit, the capital that the Greek people granted us through yesterday’s referendum. And I shall wear the creditors’ loathing with pride.

We of the Left know how to act collectively with no care for the privileges of office. I shall support fully Prime Minister Tsipras, the new Minister of Finance, and our government. The superhuman effort to honour the brave people of Greece, and the famous OXI (NO) that they granted to democrats the world over, is just beginning.

Minister No More! (Yanis Varoufakis)

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Scum City Blues

How the politically correct left howled in impotent rage when the BNP announced it’s repugnant but amusingly named Gulags for slags policy.

“Oh waily waily, what horrible people the BNP are, no civilized nation would ever contemplate a policy of banging up the no-marks and scumbags in Stalinist forced labour camps (the left did not say Stalinist of course because Stalin was a benign and enlightened communist but the word Gulags is a bit of a clue).

Well no, no liberal democracy would ever contemplate such an illiberal policy, especially not those enlightened liberals, euro federalists and all round wonderful people in Holland.

Or would they (h/t hot Air ):

In a move that sounds straight out of Orwell, Amsterdam allocated 1 million euros last week to a plan that would relocate trouble-making neighbors to camps on the outskirts of the city, the BBC reports.

The “scum villages,” as critics have called them, would lie in isolated areas and provide only basic services to their unwilling residents. According to details of the plan reported by Der Spiegel and the BBC, residents will live in “container homes,” under the watchful eye of social workers or police. The residents themselves might not make very good company. According to the BBC, they’ll include families that engage in repeated, small-scale harassment, like bullying gay neighbors or intimidating police witnesses.

Didn’t the Soviet Union and China try this out for a few decades? They did not refer to Gulags for Slags of course but called the prison camps “re-education centres.” People who didn’t cooperate properly with enforced collectivism to learn how to be good collectivist citizens under the watchful eye of the special police. And if a few tens of millions died while being re educated, well they were just collateral damage or as human rights campaigners from the west were told, “None of your fucking business.” In the Soviet Union, the Kremlin transformed Siberia into an internal-exile internment province. In some areas of the world — notably North Korea — this practice hasn’t yet ended, either.

When law and order are breaking down because of socially damaging politically correct thinking, in Amsterdam or anywhere else, only fascism can save the day. but when the authorities start creating a prison state, to prevent us punters knowing they have stolen the policy from extremists they try to pass it off as a social-welfare program.

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