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From Kartli, with love

“Which one do you like better? Georgia or Armenia” was the first question our Armenian friends asked after we moved to teach at another international school in Tbilisi. 1,757 more words

Life In General

Featured Book: July 25: Remembering the Armenian Genocide 1915

On April 24, 1915 the Ottoman Turk Caliphate began one of the most heinous, inhuman exterminations of their fellow citizens when they systematically annihilated Armenian men, drove women and children on death marches into the Syrian desert, and committed the first genocide of the 20th Century. 668 more words

Writing

How Long Should a Novel Be?

When David O. Selznick produced Gone With the Wind, some Hollywood movie moguls told him it that was too long.  Running time is 3 hours 46 minutes. 213 more words

Movies

Venezuela’s Hell: Could It Happen Here?

I want to challenge you.

Could the United States—the beacon of freedom, economic and military superpower, and perhaps history’s greatest anomaly—ever fall as far as Venezuela? 1,117 more words

Economy

Defending the Red Flag: Rules and Regulations for Official Flag Bearers

Definition: A flag-bearer is anyone – male or female, young or old – who either volunteers to carry the Red Flag (with a golden hammer and sickle, golden star, or any other identifying Marxist-Leninist Communist or Socialist symbols), or who is ordered to carry the Red Flag by an Official of the Communist Party (or another individual – either civil or military – who is suitably empowered to issue such an order). 604 more words

Leftwing Political Analysis

Hungry for Truth, Hardwired for Empathy

What I Know

I write on subjects such as World War II and the Holocaust because these are things that I know something about. They made me who I am, through the experiences of my ancestors. 527 more words

Eastern Europe

What did US diplomats in Budapest report on Stalin's death?

After 4 days of suffering after a stroke, on March 5, 1953, Joseph Stalin died. The news travelled quickly; in fact, the Soviet state media had already informed the public about his grave illness the day before. 417 more words

Budapest