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Nostalgic for Gomulka?

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Submitted by Kepha Hor (United States), Aug 26, 2011 at 18:12

What's the matter, Ianus? Are you nostalgic for Gomulka or something? Are you sighing in sorrow that the KGB's Bulgarian counterparts botched things in giving Mehmet Ali Agca a pistol that wasn't quite powerful enough to ensure that Mr. Wojtyla died?

Frankly, as a patriotic American, I only wish that the CIA controlled the strings of the Libyan rebels and the East Turkistan Islamic Movement. I only wished that our officialdom had the sense to note that Communist China is drilling for oil 90 miles from our shores when we have a government that initially hated the idea of new domestic prospecting in the USA. Heck, our Department of State and CIA is so incompetent it couldn't even tell that Hu Jintao basically slapped Obama's face and urin@%*d in his tea during the state dinner (their pianist Lang Lang played the theme of a Korean War propaganda film that glorified killing Americans). It was up to the American blogosphere to pull Lang Lang's and the Chinese government's mask off and shame at least the former into a few hems and haws.

Now, Ianus, before you get too hard on your country's exiled son Brzezinski, the administration he served initially pulled a Gorbachev, only back in the days of Brezhnev--having the USA call quits in the Cold War, until the Afghan intervention and an aggressive movement to encircle both the USA (neutralize Western Europe, turn the Caribbean region and Central America into proxies) and China (alliance with India, feelers to Ne Win's Burma, and ensuring that Soviet proxies got the spoils of the 2d Indochina War). The Cold War was your former "liberator" and "protector"'s conflict to win or lose against an unwilling America that spent decades trying to fool itself into thinking that its opponent was fundamentally benign--and the USSR simply botched it.

BTW, I also dislike Zbigniew Brzezinski. He opposed the Soviet Union chiefly because it was Russian; not because it was Communist.

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