the enforcement or advocacy of strict obedience to authority at the expense of personal freedom.
lack of concern for the wishes or opinions of others.
I normally avoid Godwin’s territory like the plague …
But this story seemed very much on point. Evil has a history. It’s best we don’t let the evil tyrants of today — rewrite it, to suit their own modern devices.
Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed his invasion of Ukraine early Thursday would achieve the "demilitarization and de-Nazification of Ukraine." Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who is Jewish and not a Nazi, threw the Nazi label back at Putin a few hours later, accusing Russia of acting like Nazi Germany, not literally being full of Nazis.
Putin and his aides keep using the Nazi slur against Ukraine's government because it hits Russians "in the gut," former U.S. Ambassador Michael McFaul explained on MSNBC early Thursday. "The most important event for Russian and Soviet citizens is something called the Great Patriotic War — we call it World War II. That was the defeat of Nazis, where they lost millions of people. Every single Russian today has a relative that died in that war"
Here’s another monumental chapter in History, that Putin is actively distorting, in hopes of restoring that supposed ‘Soviet empire’ of the past …
Stalin was NO hero. About a million miles from it.
How Joseph Stalin Starved Millions in the Ukrainian Famine
Cruel efforts under Stalin to impose collectivism and tamp down Ukrainian nationalism left an estimated 3.9 million dead.
Warning: it’s another dark chapter in History that is pretty vile. Some might even call it “evil incarnate” — right up there with the worse of the tyrants.
Some might call it evil — but apparently not the GOP’s latest “Strongman hero.”
Just a few days ago, Trump’s role model was slamming Stalin as being too generous to Ukraine — as one of his false pretext “justifications” — for launching his own modern-day land-grab invasion …
In desperate hopes of reclaiming some imagined glory, that they always think, is “rightfully” theirs.
Putin Invokes Soviet Heroes Lenin, Stalin, Says Russia 'Created' Ukraine
www.newsweek.com — 02-21-2020
Here’s to hoping the people of Russia continue rise up, and re-write that next Chapter of History, for themselves.
Haven’t most of us about had enough of Strongman Bullies, without a care in the world — except for how their actions will be “remembered by History”?
Well, not Authoritarians. They never seem to have enough. Just ask the richest one in the world.
Perhaps one day the people of good will, will rise up in grand united fashion, and say No! Hell no. We would rather be allowed to write our own destinies, thank you very much.
No more Strongman Bullies, you’re the Dinosaurs of History. The world that loves democracy and freedom is moving on.
Authoritarians, need not apply. Evil has no quarter here.
, principle of blind submission to authority
, as opposed to individual freedom of thought and action. In government, authoritarianism denotes any political system
that concentrates power in the hands of a leader or a small elite that is not constitutionally responsible to the body of the people. ...