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‘Men have forgotten God; that’s why all this has happened’ -Alexander Solzhenitsyn via American Minute

  
“Man has forgotten God, that is why this has happened” was Russian author Alexander Solzhenitsyn‘s response when questioned about the decline of modern culture.”Over a half century ago, while I was still a child, I recall hearing a number of old people offer the following explanation for the great disasters that had befallen Russia: ‘Men have forgotten God; that’s why all this has happened.’

Since then I have spent well-nigh 50 years working on the history of our revolution; in the process I have read hundreds of books, collected hundreds of personal testimonies, and have already contributed eight volumes of my own toward the effort of clearing away the rubble left by that upheaval.

But if I were asked today to formulate as concisely as possible the main cause of the ruinous revolution that swallowed up some 60 million of our people, I could not put it more accurately than to repeat: ‘Men have forgotten God; that’s why all this has happened.'”

This echoed another Russian author, Fyodor Dostoevsky, in whose book, The Brothers Karamazov, the character Ivan Karamazov contended that if there is no God, “everything is permitted.”

Solzhenitsyn was imprisoned for eight years by Joseph Stalin, as he described in his autobiographical lecture, printed in the Nobel Foundation’s publication, Les Prix Nobel, 1971:

“I was arrested on the grounds of what the censorship had found in my correspondence with a school friend, mainly because of certain disrespectful remarks about Stalin, although we referred to him in disguised terms.

A further basis for the ‘charge’ were drafts of stories and reflections which had been found in my map case.”

Stalin said:

“Crisis alone permitted the authorities to demand-and obtain-total submission and all the necessary sacrifices from its citizens.”

Stalin controlled citizens through “fear and food,” keeping them in constant fear of organizing against him by carting people away in the night, and intentionally keeping a food shortage so people did not have resources to rebel.

Stalin engineered a famine in his war against the kulaks that killed millions. Richard Pipes commented on the absolute power of Russia’s Josef Stalin in his book,Communism-A History (Random House, 2001):

“To break the resistance of the peasants in the Ukraine, the North Caucasus, and the Kazakhstan, Stalin inflicted on these areas in 1932-33 an artificial famine, shipping out all the food from entire districts and deploying the army to prevent the starving peasants from migrating in search of nourishment.

It is estimated that between 6 and 7 million people perished in this man-made catastrophe.”

Richard Pipes continued, that after this:

“Stalin’s regime needed another crisis…as Fidel Castro, the leader of Communist Cuba, would explain…

‘The revolution needs the enemy…The revolution needs for its development its antithesis.’…

And if enemies were lacking, they had to be fabricated.

In 1934, a prominent Bolshevik, Sergei Kirov, the party boss of Lenningrad, was assassinated under mysterious conditions…evidence points to Stalin…

Kirov was gaining too much popularity in party ranks for Stalin’s comfort.

His assassination brought Stalin two advantages: it rid him of a potential rival and provided a rationale for instigating a vast campaign against alleged anti-Soviet conspirators…

Purges of the 1930’s were a terror campaign that in indiscriminate ferocity and number of victims had no parallel in world history…

Authorities…beat them until they confess to their crimes they have not committed.”

Solzhenitsyn was Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1970, but the Communist government did not allow him to leave the country to accept it.

Solzhenitsyn began publishing “The Gulag Archipelago in 1973, and in response to international pressure, the Soviet Union expelled him on FEBRUARY 13, 1974.

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The following year in Washington, D.C., Alexander Solzhenitsyn warned:

“I…call upon America to be more careful…because they are trying to weaken you…to disarm your strong and magnificent country in the face of this fearful threat-one that has never been seen before in the history of the world.”

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The Destruction of a Nation

Obama has been literally doing everything that he can to weaken this country since he took office. He has lowered our defence’s along both borders, he has spent our treasure, he has betrayed our allies and lowered our standard of living.

Now he is going even further and giving away parts of our country. And not just any part, but valuable islands that would increase our oil production if drilling were allowed on them. And to make matters even worse, the state that he is taking this land away from is Alaska.

Read the story for yourself and start spreading the news. This man has betrayed this country in so many ways. How can anyone consider re-electing him unless they want this country to cease to exist?

Report: Obama Administration Is Giving Away 7 Strategic Islands to Russia

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The Obama Administration is reportedly giving away Wrangell, Bennett, Jeannette and Henrietta islands in Alaska to Russia. The federal government drew the line to put these seven Alaskan islands on the Russian side
Former senatorial candidate Joe Miller broke this story at World Net Daily:

The Obama administration, despite the nation’s economic woes, effectively killed the job-producing Keystone Pipeline last month. The Arab Spring is turning the oil production of Libya and other Arab nations over to the Muslim Brotherhood. Iraq is distancing itself from the U.S. And everyone recognizes that Iran, whose crude supplies are critical to the European economy, will do anything it can to frustrate America’s strategic interests. In the face of all of this, Obama insists on cutting back U.S. oil potential with outrageous restrictions.

Part of Obama’s apparent war against U.S. energy independence includes a foreign-aid program that directly threatens my state’s sovereign territory. Obama’s State Department is giving away seven strategic, resource-laden Alaskan islands to the Russians. Yes, to the Putin regime in the Kremlin. Read the rest at: Gateway Pundit!

What’s the Buzz on the Alaskan Islands Given to Russia?

Obama Gives 7 Oil-Rich Islands to Russia: Secret GiveAway – Alaska Not Consulted

What’s the Buzz on the Alaskan Islands Given to Russia?

The Destruction of a Nation

Obama Gives Alaska Away!

Did Obama Really Give Away 7 Oil Rich Alaskan Islands to Russia?

Outrage: Obama Gives Away Seven Oil Rich Alaskan Islands to Russia, Deal Negotiated in Secret


Enter The Dragons…. (via The Last Refuge)

Posted on November 7, 2011 by sundancecracker

You might have read much media chatter about a possible air strike being planned by the Israelis on Iranian nuclear facilities in an effort to stop them from finishing their design for a nuclear weapon.   Some people have speculated and queried about whether the United States would be informed of any Israeli action prior to it occurring.

However, there are more tentacles to this story than the mainstream news media is putting forth.    Today (Monday) Russia and China are meeting privately to discuss their strategic alliance and geographic interest in Pakistan and Iran.   In addition last week there was an event that scarcely made the news, but future historians might mark as an inflection point of change for the United States in the Middle East and Euro-Asia.    

In Kyrgyzstan, a landlocked mountainous former Soviet state they held elections and elected a new president, Almazbek Atambayev.   One of the first announcements he made was that he would shut down the United States Manas Air Base once the lease expires in 2014.   It’s our only major military base in Central Asia, and it’s been a crucial conduit of arms and supplies to the war in Afghanistan.  Manas is our only U.S. military outpost in the volatile region after we were evicted in 2005 from a base in authoritarian Uzbekistan over Washington’s criticism of a brutal crackdown on protesters by Uzbek forces.  Read the rest at The Last Refuge 


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“I have not yet begun to fight!” shouted John Paul Jones when the captain of the British ship Serapis asked if he was ready to surrender. Their ships were so close their cannon muzzles scraped and masts entangled, yet the American ship Bonhomme Richard, named for Ben Franklin‘s Poor Richard’s Almanac, refused to give up. When two of his cannons exploded and his ship began sinking, John Paul Jones lashed his ship to the enemy’s to keep it afloat. After 3 more hours of fighting, the British surrendered. This was SEPTEMBER 23, 1779. Called the “Father of the American Navy,” John Paul Jones commanded the Continental Navy‘s first ship, Providence, in 1775. With 12 guns, it was the most victorious American vessel in the Revolution, capturing or sinking 40 British ships. In 1778, sailing the ship Ranger, Jones raided the coasts of Scotland and England. In 1788, John Paul Jones fought successfully for Russia’s Empress Catherine the Great in repulsing Muslim Ottoman Turks on the Black Sea. On February 13, 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt wrote: “The remains of Admiral John Paul Jones were interred in a certain piece of ground in the city of Paris…used…as a burial place for foreign Protestants…The great service done by him toward the achievement of independence…lead me to..do proper honor to the memory of John Paul Jones.”

History and Ideology of The Communist Party USA or The Roots of President Obama’s Liberal Agenda (via Village of the Banned)

History and Ideology of The Communist Party USA or The Roots of President Obama's Liberal Agenda Communist Party USA’s 45 Declared Goals to bring down American Capitalism To visit this topic, use this URL: http://msgboard.snopes.com/message/ultimatebb.php?/ubb/get_topic/f/95/t/000340.html Posted by snopes on 08 July, 2002 01:41 PM: The communist goals were entered into the Congressional record by Albert Herlong, Jr. (a Floridian who served in Congress from 1949-69). 1) US acceptance of coexistence as the only alternative to atomic war. 2) US … Read More

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Any Questions? (via Voting American)

Any Questions? It should now be very clear to all Americans that President Obama and Department of Justice Chief Eric Holder had full knowledge of and ordered this scandalous program to change course from former President Bush’s original intent.  The denial by this Administration to the findings of this hearing is nothing short of Treasonous and should be acted upon accordingly [yo … Read More

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America needs to Repent (via Voting American)

America needs to Repent If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. Chronicles 7:14 Is there any Hope for America? Yes, there is: John 3:16 Wel … Read More

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Welcome to Cheers….. (via The Twilight’s Last Gleaming)

Welcome to Cheers..... Our Public Chat Room Political News and Opinion from Our Conservative Point of View As America faces her most perilous time We the People have come together to make our last stand for Freedom.   Today we find ourselves in disbelief as Our Own President try’s to destroy our Country from within. Make no mistake about it, much of this Senate and some in our Congress alo … Read More

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Liberty or Tyranny! Whats it gonna be America? (via Village of the Banned)

Liberty or Tyranny! Whats it gonna be America? Can you not see nor smell the stench of Oppression as America falls within its grip?  Little by little and day by day America is falling deeper and deeper into the abyss of  Socialist Marxism.  An American financial collapse will all but seal our fate and it is obvious this President and the Progressive Liberals in our Government are determined to destroy our Capitalistic way of life come hell or high water.  The question remains, what will you d … Read More

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The Untouchables Governor Scott Walker Trumps Union Boss Trumka in Wisconsin! (via Village of the Banned)

The Untouchables Governor Scott Walker Trumps Union Boss Trumka in Wisconsin! Wisconsin GOP Holds Off Democrats in Recall Elections Madison – Republicans held onto control of the Wisconsin Senate on Tuesday, defeating four Democratic challengers in a recall election despite an intense political backlash against GOP support for Gov. Scott Walker’s effort to curb public employees’ union rights. Fueled by millions of dollars from national labor groups, the attempt to remove GOP incumbents served as both a referendum on Walker … Read More

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The Failure of Obama’s Progressive Liberal Ideology has destroyed our American Economy! (via Voting American)

The Failure of Obama's  Progressive Liberal Ideology has destroyed our American Economy! President Obama in his own Words To President Obama and all 535 Voting members of the Legislature It is now Official that the Majority of you are Corrupt Morons  The U.S. Postal Service was established in 1775. You have had 234 years to get it right and it is broke. Social Security was established in 1935. You have had 74 years to get it right and it is broke. Fannie … Read More

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We are still the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave (via Village of the Banned)

We are still the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave To President Obama and all 535 Voting members of the Legislature It is now Official that the Majority of you are Corrupt Morons  The U.S. Postal Service was established in 1775. You have had 234 years to get it right and it is broke. Social Security was established in 1935. You have had 74 years to get it right and it is broke. Fannie Mae was established in 1938. You … Read More

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We the People are Determined to Remove Progressive Socialism and Obama from Power come 2012 (via Village of the Banned)

We the People are Determined to Remove Progressive Socialism and Obama from Power come 2012 The Whole World is Condemning the Obama Administration It is now evident to all Americans that the decision to elect one Barrack H. Obama as our President has been a huge mistake. As a result, America now suffers one of the worst Recessions in recent history because a slim majority voted for the Hope and Deranged beliefs that was being preached by the “Anointed One” during the Campaign of 2008. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJDNO9-IPjw … Read More

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The Obama Hypocrisy (via Voting American)

The Obama Hypocrisy Our Economy, Foreign Policy, and Freedom have all become Victims of the Obama Family Hypocrisy.  The question is, what are we going to do about it? While we are still Free to Vote, we need to come out in Great Numbers and kick to the curb these Communist Infiltrators that have Infected Our Country with the Cancer of Corruption and Progressive Socialism. [youtube=http … Read More

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Supreme Soviet & Super Congress ? (via 2012 Patriot)

Supreme Soviet & Super Congress ? Texas, I Rather We Secede Than Be Ruled by a Super Congress and a Dictator Lone Star Watchdog August 5, 2011 Hearing about the new Super Congress being imposed on us sounds like the Supreme Soviet under the communist system in Russia. We do not need a super congress. This new creation outside the Constitution does not exist and violates the separation of powers since the President sits on a new committee that will circumvent our republican form o … Read More

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The Soviet Elite Part 2: In the USA!! (via Lorinov’s Blog)

The Soviet Elite Part 2:  In the USA!! For those of you who can connect the dots I hope this serves as an indicator as to where we are going in this country. For those of you who spend most of your hours in a state of perpetual lethargy and/or self induced psychosis I hope this serves as an eye opener for you. America is on a dangerous road. A VERY dangerous road. There are those who have long claimed that our Republic is on the road to Marxism and yet their warnings have largely gone … Read More

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TYRANNY ALERT: Communist Party USA Endorses Barack Obama for 2012 (via Voting American)

TYRANNY ALERT: Communist Party USA Endorses Barack Obama for 2012 Communist Party Endorses Obama For 2012 By Aaron Klein, World Net Daily It may be early in the campaign season, but the Communist Party USA already has seen fit to endorse Barack Obama for the 2012 election. While noting he is disappointed with "some aspects" of the Obama administration's domestic and foreign policy, Sam Webb, chairman of the Communist Party USA, threw his support behind Obama's re-election bid. Read more: http://www.wnd.com/indeRead More

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Never in my Wildest Dreams did I think I would be spending my Retirement Years fighting Communism within Our Own Government! (via Voting American)

Never in my Wildest Dreams did I think I would be spending my Retirement Years fighting Communism within Our Own Government! ATTENTION all Korean and Vietnam Veterans! You fought bravely and sacrificed much to stop the expansion of Communism in South East Asia. How can it be that we find ourselves fighting it once more and this time, In Our Own Country! How is it that we missed all the warning signs and ignore … Read More

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TYRANNY ALERT from Voting American (via Voting American)

TYRANNY ALERT from Voting American Although I am not a big Alex Jones fan I felt this video too important not to pass it along to my readers.  He brings forth a volume of truth here that you will not find on the Main Stream Media: Obama Executive Orders Impose New Gun Rules A few days ago, the Blaze reported on the low-key plans of the Obama administration to increase the penalties for certain … Read More

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US Order To Shutdown Millions Of Christian Websites Shocks World (via ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984+ ~ (BLOG & EMAIL))

If this is true, it needs to be passed to every possible venue so that Americans and the world can know what this administration is doing in our name!

A shocking report authored by the office of Russia’s top religious leader Patriarch Kirill I states that this past week the United States ordered over 10 million Christian websites destroyed that they claimed were a “threat” to their National Security and that the American Internet giant Google quickly responded by making them all disappear. According to this report, Google first came under assault from the US government in June when the Federal … Read More

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Obama’s Ghetto Style Tax and Spend Economics, PRICELESS! For everything else there’s…………… The China Card (via Voting American)

Obama's Ghetto Style Tax and Spend Economics, PRICELESS! For everything else there's............... The China Card Mr. President the Chinese want their Money Back! All the eloquent speeches from the Anointed One will not improve our economy nor is it in any way shape or form going to create jobs. We now have a President that is so full of himself that America is suffering another financial setback that all the Kings men and all the Kings Czars cannot put back together again. The good news is that America is waking up and we have put real American Patriots in … Read More

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Is this America’s Last Independance Day? (via Village of the Banned)

We are seeing an assault on our freedoms and the way we do things everyday. We are told that our founders were nothing more that old white men that cared nothing for anything except themselves. We are seeing our history distorted, our values torn down, and our faith denied. We are told we must sacrifice all these things to remain a country. We see our media lie to us with straight faces, we see our leadership throw money around like it is nothing and we see the people of this country mocked and maligned by those same people. So many see the problems but fear facing them and do not know what to do. I don’t have all the answers, nobody does, but I know that we have to stand. I don’t know who said it but it remains true “if you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything.” If you believe in this country and what it stands for educate yourself, then educate everyone you know, and then stand for the country and the freedoms granted by God.

Is this America's Last Independance Day? We the People are seeing first hand the beginning of the end for America as we know it. We can all feel it and know that something is wrong, that something is happening, and we are not quite sure what. Perhaps we just don’t want to believe it is possible.  The German People didn’t believe it either, then it was too late. Please America, wake up to what is happening within our Government.  Get involved and let your voice be heard. Vote while you s … Read More

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The Obama New START Treaty with Russia Encourages an Attact on the United States (via Voting American)

Every thing Obama does is designed to aid our enemies and destroy our country. Obama and his administration define traitors and should be charged with treason. Unfortunately, our representatives are too cowardly and afraid of losing their jobs that they will not choose to do so.
We the people of this country are the ultimate arbiters of what is right for this country and the direction that we are headed and we will see if the direction that Barack Obama has chosen is the same one that the American people wish to go.
We will see if we want a dictator that decides every aspect of our life or whether we will restore this country to the Republic it was founded to be. We will see if the American people choose tyranny or liberty. We will see if our representatives choose justice or if they are willing to condone lawlessness in order to appease those who have no desire to restore justice. We will see if those who claim to love this country truly do, or if they are willing to let it erupt into chaos in order to retain the power that they seem to hold so dear. We will see America, if we will stand or if we will allow Barack Obama and those that follow him, to bring this country down.

The Obama New START Treaty with Russia Encourages an Attact on the United States The Post American World? Hat tip to Family Security Matters.Org for this very informative Article written by Karen McKay and Titled: From MAD to Madness When President Obama enunciated his nuclear policy, he jumped the tracks laid down by every one of his predecessors over the past 65 years. Presidents TrumanRead More

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ATTENTION all Korean and Vietnam War Veterans! (via Voting American)

The arrogance of the Obama administration and the Democrats is leading to the destruction of this country. They are spending their time and our precious resources to aid our enemies, betray our allies, lower our defenses, and bankrupt our country. We have had enough! The last few years have been enough time for the ignorant of leaders to understand that the people of the country that he purports to lead, do not like the direction that he is going. Most, who cared about the country would be wise enough to change the direction. Barack Obama is neither wise, nor cares about this country. He seems determined to destroy it. Therefore, we the people of this wonderful country, reserve the right to use any means within the Constitution of this Republic, to restore the freedoms and laws that are our rights, not from government, but from God!

ATTENTION all Korean and Vietnam War Veterans! AMERICA‘S  GOT  TROUBLE You fought bravely and sacrificed much to stop the expansion of Communism in South East Asia. How can it be that we find ourselves fighting it once more and this time, In Our Own Country! How is it that we missed all the warning signs and ignored those who tried to warn us of what was happening in Our America? From Paul Revere to President Ronald Reagan there have always been Great Patriots who stood tall to warn us. [yout … Read More

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