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Never Stop Questioning

It was really important for me to understand the Communist mentality because it informs the choices that people made. After years of terror, the citizens had learned not to question their government. Thus when Stalin ordered the evacuation of the … Continue reading

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What Would Dad Think?

My dad never discussed politics with us, at least that is what my now senior mind recalls. We did not sit around the dinner table and have animated discussions about the upcoming elections and he did not voice many opinions … Continue reading

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Why I Joined the Movement

Saturday was the second time in my life I attended a rally, and this one was so much bigger than the one I went to nearly six years ago, which was to protest a local issue at the university. Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Desperate People Bought the Promises

As the shock of the 2016 U.S. presidential election results is morphing into acceptance, discussions continue regarding the reasons for the surprise outcome. Reflecting on my grandparents motives to relocate to the Soviet Union during the Great Depression, I see … Continue reading

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Trump and Russians a Long Time Ago- TBT

I never realized just how long Donald Trump has been part of the news cycle with prominent Russians until I began reading my father’s old newspapers. Because of Dad’s Russian connections, I was not at all surprised to discover that … Continue reading

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Another Trump Dump?

I have been trolling my father’s old newspapers again, and found another treasure which, once more, is quite timely. As we have been hearing stories of how each candidate has been raising funds for their campaigns—super PACS, small donors, large donors, and personal … Continue reading

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We Will Survive the Outrage

When I decided to put my book out there for the general public to read, I wondered if it was relevant. Would anyone be interested enough to read it? Each day as I turn on the news, Do Svidanya Dad- … Continue reading

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Sarcasm Does Not Translate

Yesterday Donald Trump said, “Russia, if you are listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing.” I was shocked to hear the Republican candidate for President of the United States making this comment. Then later … Continue reading

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How Do You Know?

After successfully tracing my father’s family from New Jersey to the Soviet Union and back again, I am up to a more relevant challenge— investigating the Native American heritage of Elizabeth Warren. I admit that I am not a fan … Continue reading

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