Do you remember ?……. Twenty Years Ago, Lithuania Was The First Charge Lit Off In The Iron Curtain’s Rusty Implosion.
Today, Lithuania Celebrates And Remembers. http://news.theage.com.au/breaking-news-world/lithuania-commemorates-split-that-doomed-soviet-union-20100312-q1y3.html Soviet-era dissident leader Vytautas Landsbergis — post-communist Lithuania’s first president — received a standing ovation. “Many considered them just day-dreamers, but their numbers swelled,” said Landsbergis, 77, of those who joined his Sajudis freedom movement founded in 1988. “After 50 years of violent oppression, Lithuania was pursuing its dream,” he said. =============== I remember. I remember the fear I | Read More »
August 23, 1939 – The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact
Today is an anniversary that is being marked rather somberly in places like the Baltic countries. Seventy years ago today, the foreign ministers of the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany – Vyacheslav Molotov and Joachim von Ribbentrop – stunned the world by announcing a non-aggression pact between their two (totalitarian) countries. While there had been a great deal of vituperate invective between the two great | Read More »
MI Morning Update 8-15-2008
DaysUntil Election Day: 81 August 15, 2008 MORNING UPDATE: McCAIN NATION HOUSE PARTIES…COUNTY CONVENTIONS…thousands of activists around the country last evening participated in “McCain Nation” conferences nationwide. NY Mayor Rudy Guliani was the special guest with Cindy McCain and top strategist Charlie Black. It was very impressive and many county parties throughout Michigan participated. As many county parties held McCain Nation events during their conventions…the | Read More »