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The Cold War is over, but Bernie Sanders goes marching on. Too bad.

In the Baltic, the Russian air force has been having some fun harassing our planes doing routine reconnaissance flights in international airspace near Russia’s borders. [Russian Su-27 barrel rolls on U.S. spyplane over the Baltic Sea. Once again, The Aviationist, April 29, 2016]

This is a cheap way for Putin to show up the emptiness of NATO. According to the NATO charter, if Putin were to roll his tanks into, say, Estonia, we’d all have to go to war against him. If we actually tried to do that in such an event, NATO would collapse in a cloud of dust, as Pat Buchanan pointed out in a column recently.

My advice to our policy-makers is the same as Pat’s: dump NATO, which is just a needless annoyance to Russia. The Baltic is not the Crimea. Russia has neither the physical resources nor the strategic necessity to re-occupy the Baltic states, and doesn’t need the sanctions that would surely follow. Those countries are, though, in Russia’s sphere of influence, and Russians are justifiably vexed that they don’t keep themselves respectably neutral, as Finland did all through the Cold War (and still does).

World War Two ended 71 years ago. The Cold War ended twenty-five years ago, quite likely before that hotdogging Russian pilot was born.

Can we please talk about updating the configuration of U.S. overseas troop deployments, to bear some relation to the geopolitics of 2016?

Perhaps significantly, Democratic Presidential contender Bernie Sanders still calls himself a socialist nearly three decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union famously caused life-long socialist Robert Heilbroner to admit “Less than 75 years after it officially began, the contest between capitalism and socialism is over: capitalism has won…”.[The Triumph Of Capitalism, New Yorker, January 23, 1989]

On immigration, NumbersUSA gives Bernie a C-minus grade on his voting record in Congress. That sounds bad, but for the Democratic Party, whose nomination Bernie is seeking, anything better than a D is, as Mrs. Clinton would say, off the reservation. C-minus actually puts Sanders ahead of former Democratic Senator Jim Webb, my pick for Trump’s Vice President, who got a D+, tying with GOP Senator Rand Paul, and better than GOP Senators Marco Rubio and John Kasich, who both got plain Ds. (Lest we forget: all these contenders were destroyed by Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, both of whom campaigned as immigration patriots

Like Jim Webb, Sanders opposed the 2007 Schumer-Kennedy-Rubio-McCain Open Borders bill. Like Webb and other old-line Democrats, he was at that time channeling early 20th-century labor leaders like Samuel Gompers, who saw mass immigration as a threat to American workers, which of course it is.

Then, as Cultural Marxism tightened its grip on the American Left, Sanders, like Webb, sipped from the poisoned chalice and turned against his countrymen.

My impression is that Bernie’s sipping was less reluctant than Webb’s. Whether it was or not, the turnaround on immigration puts something of a dent in the propaganda about Bernie being a man of iron principle.

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In fairness, though, I should say while running comparisons with Webb that while Bernie avoided the draft as a conscientious objector and was an Antiwar pacifist in the Vietnam era. [Sanders Applied For Conscientious Objector Status To Avoid Vietnam War, by Kerry Picket, The Daily Caller, August 31, 2015.] I can’t find any evidence of his being broadly anti-military in the style of the modern Left—as exemplified by whichever Clinton White House staffer told General McCaffrey that,quote, “I don’t talk to the military.” [For Clinton And Military, Never A Honeymoon, By Mark Thompson, Philadelphia Inquirer, March 27, 1993]

Sanders sat on the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee for a while, and by all accounts worked hard on veterans’ behalf.

You see there the divide between Old Left and New Left. The Old Left approach to the soldiery was one of pity for dimwitted innocents who had been duped into uniform by capitalist lies, or driven into it by poverty. Bob Dylan expressed that view in songs like “Masters of War” and “God on Our Side.”

And here you do get a definitive parting of the ways with Jim Webb, who sees his own military service—which was very distinguished — in traditionalist terms of patriotism, honor, and duty. That’s my V.P. candidate!

All that said, I can’t let Bernie off the hook. His attitude to the totalitarian despotisms of the mid-20th century was, to make the best of it — and a lot of people are trying hard to make the best of it, see How Bernie Sanders Spent His Soviet ‘Honeymoon by Leonid Bershidsky on Bloomberg— equivocal.

Plenty of people on the Left have spoken out against the cruelty and obscurantism of communism—George Orwell, for example. Bernie, to my knowledge, never has, certainly not while communism was a major force in the world.

May 16th, next Monday, marks the fiftieth anniversary of the start of Mao Tse-tung’s Great Cultural Revolution, which was just one episode among dozens in the blood-soaked history of communism in power.

Communists still rule China today, and their victims include persons known personally to me.

Sanders, on the very kindest interpretation, was a willing accessory to all that, and an actual promoter of it in Cuba and Nicaragua.

When I see his cranky face on TV, I don’t see a wrong-headed but picturesque old codger.

I see an accomplice to mass murder.

John Derbyshire [email him] writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjectsfor all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him. ) He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. He’s had two books published by VDARE.com: FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle) and From the Dissident Right II: Essays 2013. His writings are archived atJohnDerbyshire.com.

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  1. Given that no one (and I mean NO ONE) has ever offered a cogent refutation of Mises’ Socialism (1922), specifically the resource-allocation problem of an “economy” without market prices, I find it a badge of immediate imbecility when someone self-identifies as socialist.

    I’m reminded of the comedian who, when talking about seeing someone wearing an “I’m with Stupid” T-shirt, remarked on how helpful it was in identifying TWO people with whom he had no interest in contact.

    Socialism didn’t just fail. Socialism (as an economic [sic] system) is impossible. It renders impossible the coordination of factors of production even at the level of a lemonade stand. The only reason we still don’t laugh Sanders off a stage the size of an inverted 5 gallon bucket is that the Credit/Debt bubble is disguising the vast capital consumption binge of the last 50 years.

    Like a farmer who went into debt throwing a big party, and then slaughtered the breeding stock to keep it going, when the bills of the future come due it’s going to be damn hard to pay them after squandering the capital basis for production.

    The last 50 years haven’t been capitalism, either, although that won’t stop Left-Cultists from framing capitalism for the coming calamity.

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    I don't agree with Sanders but is it socialism - defined as state ownership over the means of production - that he is advocating?

    I thought he just wanted higher taxes, more regulation etc like a Scandinavian social democracy.
    , @5371
    [no one (and I mean NO ONE) has ever offered a cogent refutation of Mises’ Socialism (1922), specifically the resource-allocation problem of an “economy” without market prices]

    Schumpeter refuted it before breakfast. Not that such a non-empirically based argument really required refutation, of course, but still.
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  2. A small point of law, My Lord: Remaining silent does not make one an accomplice to a crime.

    According to the John Quincy Adams policy of American neutrality, it is all right for an American to ignore the evil doings of foreigners. Did Lincoln condemn female genital mutilation in Africa? Did Washington condemn female foot-binding in China? Did Cleveland condemn the practice of the Manchu Dynasty forcing the subject Han to wear the queue?

    I, too, was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War. I opposed that war. I was well aware of the crimes of the communists (such as the Hue massacre) and the oppression of Catholics in the North. There was nothing I could do about them. Our nation is a democracy, so I spoke out and tried to influence it.

    I am aware of female infanticide in China. I say nothing, just as I say nothing about late-term abortion in America. There’s nothing I can do about them. I do not consider myself to be an “accomplice” in either.

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  3. “Communists still rule China today, and their victims include persons known personally to me.”

    How about we stop promoting democracy as a ‘universal’ value and then the innate malcontents in various non-western countries won’t be ‘inspired’ to ‘bravely fight for democracy, human rights and blah blah blah’?

    Most Chinese and most Russians have no appetite for it. And why should they want something that’s a historical contingency of a foreign tribe? Does China promote the ‘mandate of heaven’ as a universal value? No.

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  4. Priss Factor [AKA "Dominique Francon Society"] says: • Website

    “Sanders, on the very kindest interpretation, was a willing accessory to all that, and an actual promoter of it in Cuba and Nicaragua.”

    Not all communisms were the same, just like not all fascisms were the same.

    Peron, for instance, was no mass killer like Hitler.

    And Cuban and Nicaraguan communisms were not mass-murderish.

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    Anyone who can add "ish" to "mass-murder" is missing something. Che Guevara produced piles of corpses in Havana.
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  5. Priss Factor [AKA "Dominique Francon Society"] says: • Website

    “Communists still rule China today, and their victims include persons known personally to me.”

    No, they are CINOS, communists in name only.

    They are repressive, but so is the EU that fines or imprisons those who denounce homomania.

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  6. @dc.sunsets
    Given that no one (and I mean NO ONE) has ever offered a cogent refutation of Mises' Socialism (1922), specifically the resource-allocation problem of an "economy" without market prices, I find it a badge of immediate imbecility when someone self-identifies as socialist.

    I'm reminded of the comedian who, when talking about seeing someone wearing an "I'm with Stupid" T-shirt, remarked on how helpful it was in identifying TWO people with whom he had no interest in contact.

    Socialism didn't just fail. Socialism (as an economic [sic] system) is impossible. It renders impossible the coordination of factors of production even at the level of a lemonade stand. The only reason we still don't laugh Sanders off a stage the size of an inverted 5 gallon bucket is that the Credit/Debt bubble is disguising the vast capital consumption binge of the last 50 years.

    Like a farmer who went into debt throwing a big party, and then slaughtered the breeding stock to keep it going, when the bills of the future come due it's going to be damn hard to pay them after squandering the capital basis for production.

    The last 50 years haven't been capitalism, either, although that won't stop Left-Cultists from framing capitalism for the coming calamity.

    I don’t agree with Sanders but is it socialism – defined as state ownership over the means of production – that he is advocating?

    I thought he just wanted higher taxes, more regulation etc like a Scandinavian social democracy.

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    "I thought he just wanted higher taxes, more regulation etc like a Scandinavian social democracy."

    That's constructive ownership of the means of production - and the bodies, minds, hearts, and souls of the people.
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  7. Like everything else, there’s a spectrum, right?

    Who among republicans these days imagines getting the state entirely out of industry? There is no pure capitalist system on the planet (and probably can’t be, given the political realities of human nature.)

    You may be right; perhaps Bernie’s best called a redistributionist.

    (Scum by another name….)

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  9. Smiddy says:

    When will people realize that the Cold War never ended? Or, at the very least, that we lost it? Americans act like we won WW2, when it was truly the Commys whom benefitted most. And today we are all but a minority-based society, and the public sphere is continuing to siphon assets from the private. And just like in Soviet Russia, a single minority is monopolizing elite academic life; atleast the Chinese are honest about what they are, really no American has any right to speak out against China IMO, they’re not about to open their borders to the hordes, which is what Capitalism/Westernization effectively entails. Though perhaps held to higher (double) standards (largely thanks to our Kosher media), the US is such a greater cause for the world’s problems its not even funny. There is absolutely no reason to worry about China until the US frees itself from usury and Israel, for, just like the Communists of the mid-20th century, we are the ones trying to conquer the world.

    Sidenote: In Trump’s post-Indiana speech he brought up atleast twice how he is really good friends with Chinese bankers; if anything we should be reaching out to the nationalists of China. Or maybe that was a threat of sorts against Rothschild-type banksters here in the West…

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  10. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Groovy Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:

    John

    I am an unrepentant Ronnie Reagan hater. If you and your fellow Englishman supported the Vietnam War and the overthrow of the Sandinistas..well, you and your fellow English Foreigner Peter Brimelow are accomplices to mass murder.

    The Native Born White American Working Class turned against the Vietnam War…and the Terrorist War against the People of Nicaragua.

    I write this as unrepentant White Nationalist.

    Reagan and his Reagan Youth supporters destroyed the Nation I was born and raised in with INVADE-WORLD-INVITE THE WORLD.

    The anti-commie crusade…a war against another abstract noun…unleashed-created the abstract-propostion-Nation-America that is the basis of post-1965 race-replacement immigration policy.

    Ronnie Reagan and his Reagan Youth Enthusiasts were a much greater threat to the Historic Native Born White American Working Class than Daniel Ortega ever was-in fact, Daniel Ortega posed 0 threat to The Native Born White American Working Class.

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    John

    Don't throw Ronnie Reagan red meat at the Ronnie Reagan Patriotards.


    If you want destroy the treasonous "American" Left, our movement must be fanatically anti-interventionist-even retroactively.

    If the Washington Times front page story...1980...was accurate, the Ronnie Reagan Whitehouse was a revolving door for homosexual pedophiles. It wouldn't be too much of stretch to believe this considering that the Bush W Whitehouse was a revolving door for homosexual DC Male prostitutes.
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  11. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Groovy Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:
    @War for Blair Mountain
    John

    I am an unrepentant Ronnie Reagan hater. If you and your fellow Englishman supported the Vietnam War and the overthrow of the Sandinistas..well, you and your fellow English Foreigner Peter Brimelow are accomplices to mass murder.

    The Native Born White American Working Class turned against the Vietnam War...and the Terrorist War against the People of Nicaragua.

    I write this as unrepentant White Nationalist.

    Reagan and his Reagan Youth supporters destroyed the Nation I was born and raised in with INVADE-WORLD-INVITE THE WORLD.

    The anti-commie crusade...a war against another abstract noun...unleashed-created the abstract-propostion-Nation-America that is the basis of post-1965 race-replacement immigration policy.

    Ronnie Reagan and his Reagan Youth Enthusiasts were a much greater threat to the Historic Native Born White American Working Class than Daniel Ortega ever was-in fact, Daniel Ortega posed 0 threat to The Native Born White American Working Class.

    John

    Don’t throw Ronnie Reagan red meat at the Ronnie Reagan Patriotards.

    If you want destroy the treasonous “American” Left, our movement must be fanatically anti-interventionist-even retroactively.

    If the Washington Times front page story…1980…was accurate, the Ronnie Reagan Whitehouse was a revolving door for homosexual pedophiles. It wouldn’t be too much of stretch to believe this considering that the Bush W Whitehouse was a revolving door for homosexual DC Male prostitutes.

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    "If the Washington Times front page story…1980…was accurate, the Ronnie Reagan Whitehouse was a revolving door for homosexual pedophiles. It wouldn’t be too much of stretch to believe this considering that the Bush W Whitehouse was a revolving door for homosexual DC Male prostitutes."


    There's a reason the political filth are as vile as they are: They're selected for it;
    There's nothing easier to control than a sordid criminal pervert.
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  12. woodNfish says:

    Perhaps significantly, Democratic Presidential contender Bernie Sanders still calls himself a socialist nearly three decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union famously caused life-long socialist Robert Heilbroner to admit “Less than 75 years after it officially began, the contest between capitalism and socialism is over: capitalism has won…”.[The Triumph Of Capitalism, New Yorker, January 23, 1989]

    This is just more proof that socialists are brain-rotted idiots. Socialism is an autocratic political ideology that controls everything, including +the victims economy. Capitalism is an economic system; it is not political. Need proof? Communist China has a capitalist economy.

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  13. 5371 says:
    @dc.sunsets
    Given that no one (and I mean NO ONE) has ever offered a cogent refutation of Mises' Socialism (1922), specifically the resource-allocation problem of an "economy" without market prices, I find it a badge of immediate imbecility when someone self-identifies as socialist.

    I'm reminded of the comedian who, when talking about seeing someone wearing an "I'm with Stupid" T-shirt, remarked on how helpful it was in identifying TWO people with whom he had no interest in contact.

    Socialism didn't just fail. Socialism (as an economic [sic] system) is impossible. It renders impossible the coordination of factors of production even at the level of a lemonade stand. The only reason we still don't laugh Sanders off a stage the size of an inverted 5 gallon bucket is that the Credit/Debt bubble is disguising the vast capital consumption binge of the last 50 years.

    Like a farmer who went into debt throwing a big party, and then slaughtered the breeding stock to keep it going, when the bills of the future come due it's going to be damn hard to pay them after squandering the capital basis for production.

    The last 50 years haven't been capitalism, either, although that won't stop Left-Cultists from framing capitalism for the coming calamity.

    [no one (and I mean NO ONE) has ever offered a cogent refutation of Mises’ Socialism (1922), specifically the resource-allocation problem of an “economy” without market prices]

    Schumpeter refuted it before breakfast. Not that such a non-empirically based argument really required refutation, of course, but still.

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    That's because Mises didn't really have arguments....but he had a lot grand proclamations via "divine inspiration"....
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  14. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Groovy Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:
    @5371
    [no one (and I mean NO ONE) has ever offered a cogent refutation of Mises’ Socialism (1922), specifically the resource-allocation problem of an “economy” without market prices]

    Schumpeter refuted it before breakfast. Not that such a non-empirically based argument really required refutation, of course, but still.

    That’s because Mises didn’t really have arguments….but he had a lot grand proclamations via “divine inspiration”….

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  15. Had to read to the bottom to find out Derb wants to tie Sanders to Mao. Oh boy! Is that dumb! I agree however that Jim Web should be Trump’s running mate.

    Most economies are mixed economies. Public financing for public needs and private financing for private needs. There are MANY ways to do the mixing. If you lean toward government services and regulations (like Bernie) you might be a socialist. But a mass murderer?

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    Comrade John Derbyshire should call for the indictment of Hillary Clinton for war crimes in Serbia...Libya....and the Eastern Ukraine...and then tie the New Yawk Jew Bernie Sanders to these War Crimes....

    So what's stopping you John?
    , @Jonathan Revusky

    But a mass murderer?
     
    Methinks Derb just jumped the proverbial shark.
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  16. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Groovy Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:
    @WorkingClass
    Had to read to the bottom to find out Derb wants to tie Sanders to Mao. Oh boy! Is that dumb! I agree however that Jim Web should be Trump's running mate.

    Most economies are mixed economies. Public financing for public needs and private financing for private needs. There are MANY ways to do the mixing. If you lean toward government services and regulations (like Bernie) you might be a socialist. But a mass murderer?

    Comrade John Derbyshire should call for the indictment of Hillary Clinton for war crimes in Serbia…Libya….and the Eastern Ukraine…and then tie the New Yawk Jew Bernie Sanders to these War Crimes….

    So what’s stopping you John?

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  17. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Groovy Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:
    1416343

    And War Crimes in Syria to boot!!!!!!

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  18. @War for Blair Mountain
    John

    Don't throw Ronnie Reagan red meat at the Ronnie Reagan Patriotards.


    If you want destroy the treasonous "American" Left, our movement must be fanatically anti-interventionist-even retroactively.

    If the Washington Times front page story...1980...was accurate, the Ronnie Reagan Whitehouse was a revolving door for homosexual pedophiles. It wouldn't be too much of stretch to believe this considering that the Bush W Whitehouse was a revolving door for homosexual DC Male prostitutes.

    “If the Washington Times front page story…1980…was accurate, the Ronnie Reagan Whitehouse was a revolving door for homosexual pedophiles. It wouldn’t be too much of stretch to believe this considering that the Bush W Whitehouse was a revolving door for homosexual DC Male prostitutes.”

    There’s a reason the political filth are as vile as they are: They’re selected for it;
    There’s nothing easier to control than a sordid criminal pervert.

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    Is there enough Lysol in the US to cleanse it of the bacillus that infects DC?
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  19. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Groovy Battle for Blair Moutain"] says:
    @Bill Jones
    "If the Washington Times front page story…1980…was accurate, the Ronnie Reagan Whitehouse was a revolving door for homosexual pedophiles. It wouldn’t be too much of stretch to believe this considering that the Bush W Whitehouse was a revolving door for homosexual DC Male prostitutes."


    There's a reason the political filth are as vile as they are: They're selected for it;
    There's nothing easier to control than a sordid criminal pervert.

    Is there enough Lysol in the US to cleanse it of the bacillus that infects DC?

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  20. So is Derb one of those deluded types that think we could have or should have “won” the Vietnam War? I have no love for Communism, but even if I thought the RVN was less murderous than the North, it was hardly any of our business.

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  21. When I see his cranky face on TV, I don’t see a wrong-headed but picturesque old codger.

    I see an accomplice to mass murder.

    I just realized, this guy Derbyshire is completely demented. Complete psychotic rupture with reality. Mass murder, eh? What does he think all these wars of choice have been? Afghanistan, Iraq… Vietnam….

    He looks at Bernie Sanders and sees somebody specifically complicit in mass murder. He surely means more than the rest of the Washington elite, no?

    Huh?

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  22. @WorkingClass
    Had to read to the bottom to find out Derb wants to tie Sanders to Mao. Oh boy! Is that dumb! I agree however that Jim Web should be Trump's running mate.

    Most economies are mixed economies. Public financing for public needs and private financing for private needs. There are MANY ways to do the mixing. If you lean toward government services and regulations (like Bernie) you might be a socialist. But a mass murderer?

    But a mass murderer?

    Methinks Derb just jumped the proverbial shark.

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  23. I didn’t bother to read the whole article, just the heading in which Sanders is described as an “old codger” caught me eye. Here’s my question. Why is Sanders but not Clinton characterized as old? Sanders’ age, 75, is frequently quoted, Clinton’s 70 never. What’s the cutoff point for being considered an old codger? What’s a codger anyway? If I describe Sanders as an old codger, would be OK for me to describe Clinton as a 70-year-old with a repulsively big ass. Do you seriously want to have as your president someone who walks – I mean waddles – like a giant duck?

    A phrase in your article that hit me in the eye was how Finland was neutral “all through the Cold War (and still [is]). For your information, Mr. Derbyshire, America has just like a couple of days ago invited itself to Finland – nobody in Finland knows or dares to say aloud who invited units of the American military to come to Finland and conduct training sessions there. Looks like America is coercing Finland into joining the noose being built around Russia. So, I’m not so sure how neutral Finland is still supposed to be. The uninvited visit of the American military there is treated (if and when it’s mentioned at all) like a visit by a rock band.

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  24. Hibernian says:
    @Priss Factor
    "Sanders, on the very kindest interpretation, was a willing accessory to all that, and an actual promoter of it in Cuba and Nicaragua."

    Not all communisms were the same, just like not all fascisms were the same.

    Peron, for instance, was no mass killer like Hitler.

    And Cuban and Nicaraguan communisms were not mass-murderish.

    Anyone who can add “ish” to “mass-murder” is missing something. Che Guevara produced piles of corpses in Havana.

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    Hibernian

    That's what happens in revolutions. The Cuban People were certainly justified in revolting.

    Americans had a revolution in 1776. What do you think is going to happen in the next revolution on US soil? Which quite frankly can't come around soon enough.

    The counter-revolutionaries in Miami were and continue to be corrupt. Miami has been a corrupt-Cuban-Gangster-Spanish-Speaking City since 1961. If sanity had prevailed back in the day...we would have let Castro and Che dispose of the scum that JFK allowed into South Florida.
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  25. Hibernian says:
    @Lemurmaniac
    I don't agree with Sanders but is it socialism - defined as state ownership over the means of production - that he is advocating?

    I thought he just wanted higher taxes, more regulation etc like a Scandinavian social democracy.

    “I thought he just wanted higher taxes, more regulation etc like a Scandinavian social democracy.”

    That’s constructive ownership of the means of production – and the bodies, minds, hearts, and souls of the people.

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  26. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Groovy Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:
    @Hibernian
    Anyone who can add "ish" to "mass-murder" is missing something. Che Guevara produced piles of corpses in Havana.

    Hibernian

    That’s what happens in revolutions. The Cuban People were certainly justified in revolting.

    Americans had a revolution in 1776. What do you think is going to happen in the next revolution on US soil? Which quite frankly can’t come around soon enough.

    The counter-revolutionaries in Miami were and continue to be corrupt. Miami has been a corrupt-Cuban-Gangster-Spanish-Speaking City since 1961. If sanity had prevailed back in the day…we would have let Castro and Che dispose of the scum that JFK allowed into South Florida.

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  27. Hilarious. Like America never did anything bad. Ever. The American Indians all committed suicide. Black enslaved themselves. The Vietnamese napalmed themselves. Blah blah blah.

    John Derbyshire is a retard. His chauvinistic, revisionist view of history doesn’t pass the laugh test.

    The Soviet Union had close to 30,000 nuclear weapons with which to target the United States. Working for peace as opposed to nuclear annihilation made a lot of sense and it still does.

    America and the Soviet Union were allies in WWII fighting Hitler. Some people remember that.

    Bernie marched for civil rights in the 1960s. Where was Derbyshire?

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    F the American Injun....F the Blacks....F the Civil Rights Movement


    All I care about is what immigration policy is best for the racial group that I belong to.




    And the immigration policy that is best for Native Born White Americans is 0 nonwhite LEGAL IMMIGRANTS FOREVER!!!!...Then deport the various non-white Fifth Columns forever....



    I don't care about Civil Rights for Blacks since their Dear Leader doesn't care about Civil Rights for THE HISTORIC NATIVE BORN WHITE AMERICAN MAJORITY=THE RACE!!!!
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  28. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Groovy Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:
    @Si1ver1ock
    Hilarious. Like America never did anything bad. Ever. The American Indians all committed suicide. Black enslaved themselves. The Vietnamese napalmed themselves. Blah blah blah.

    John Derbyshire is a retard. His chauvinistic, revisionist view of history doesn't pass the laugh test.

    The Soviet Union had close to 30,000 nuclear weapons with which to target the United States. Working for peace as opposed to nuclear annihilation made a lot of sense and it still does.

    America and the Soviet Union were allies in WWII fighting Hitler. Some people remember that.

    Bernie marched for civil rights in the 1960s. Where was Derbyshire?

    F the American Injun….F the Blacks….F the Civil Rights Movement

    All I care about is what immigration policy is best for the racial group that I belong to.

    And the immigration policy that is best for Native Born White Americans is 0 nonwhite LEGAL IMMIGRANTS FOREVER!!!!…Then deport the various non-white Fifth Columns forever….

    I don’t care about Civil Rights for Blacks since their Dear Leader doesn’t care about Civil Rights for THE HISTORIC NATIVE BORN WHITE AMERICAN MAJORITY=THE RACE!!!!

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  29. JamesG says:

    The real reason Bernie Sanders honeymooned in the Soviet Union: the North Koreans had lost his visa application.

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  30. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Groovy Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:

    Bernie Sanders’ enthusiasm for leftist violence comes down to this:his enthusiasm for demographically exterminating The Historic Native Born White American Majority by importing the high fertility highly racialized nonwhite LEGAL IMMIGRANT Democratic Party Voting Bloc.

    As far as I am concerned, John let Bernie Sanders off-the-hook when he didn’t make this fundamental reason for despising Bernie Sanders.

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  31. Dear Mr. Derbyshire, if Bernie Sanders is an accomplice to mass murder, what do you call someone who supported the Iraq invasion?

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  32. Sir, this column is a thing of beauty.

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