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His Assassination was the First Shot in Stalin’s Great Purge

Sergei Kirov (March 27, 1886 – December 1, 1934) On this day in history (in 1934), the man who was considered next in line from Joseph Stalin was shot in the neck while attending his offices in Leningrad (then Saint … Continue reading

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Do As I Say, Not As I Do?

Hypocrite We’ve had a couple of bad examples of this tendency lately. Andrew Scheer, the outgoing Conservative leader here in Canada, has shown this ‘flaw’ before, but his recent ‘faux pas’┬áconcerning the COVID-19 ‘rule’ of social distancing takes the cake. … Continue reading

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