"As for the enemies of freedom, those who are potential adversaries, they will be reminded that peace is the highest aspiration of the American people. We will negotiate for it, sacrifice for it; we will not surrender for it, now or ever." - Reagan, January 20, 1981

"In Vietnam, we tried and failed in a just cause. No More Vietnams can mean we will not try again. It should mean we will not fail again." - from No More Vietnams by Richard Nixon

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Song of the Refusenik

I never knew this tribute existed - It's truly worth watching

The tragic history of socialist anti-semitism (including national socialism) is well documented. But after the Israeli victory in the Soviet provoked six-day war of 1967 and the subsequent officially launched wave of anti-semitism and terror throughout the communist bloc and international socialist movements , many brave Jewish men and women of the USSR made the decision to try and escape to freedom in Israel and the west, despite the Soviet Union's desparite attempts to stop their emigration.

Not only were these repressive measures a major embarrassment to the communists, but it was also a failure:

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