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Not a day to celebrate…

… but definitely one to remember… Joseph Stalin is considered to have murdered or caused to die approximately 20 million people over his thirty year rule. Adolf Hitler is considered to have caused some 60 million deaths with his mania during WWII. Mao Tse-tung is thought by some to have caused the deaths of between 60 and 80 million people, with the understanding that those numbers are considered to be most likely substantially higher in reality. One historian has set the number for the Great Leap Forward alone as high as 65 million. A website lists the above man as being purged because his haircut was the wrong style… Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Cultural Revolution, in which anyone not in favor was ‘purged’… What an inhuman word to apply to living, breathing people. Families turned against each other. Friends turned against each other. And a country went mad from fear, and for a man at the center of a personality cult. Yet people can’t seem to remember the horror… or the death. China’s …

Cranky, cranky, cranky…

It’s that time of the year, when we, as a conservative Christian nation, throw religion and theology right out the window… Along with an unfathomable number of long tons of candy… Originally known as ‘All Hallows Eve’, when every type of evil in the world was free to roam the earth at their pleasure, only to be subsequently conquered by ‘All Saints Day’, our great nation has turned the occasion into an orgy of consumption, the likes of which have never been seen. Except for every other holiday, of course.