The 1930s socialist hero was Joe Stalin
, who was just another genocidal fascist wearing a winter coat.
President Putin--whatever the West may think of him--is not Joe Stalin
. Russia's military budget is miniscule compared to the United States, which will spend more than $1 trillion on national security this year and will spend as much on its military as the next 10 nations combined.
Who is today's Joe Stalin
; Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Xi Jin Ping or Kim Jong-un?
He is a previous winner of the award as are the likes of Adolf Hitler (1938, pictured) and Joe Stalin
(twice) as the criteria is the person who has had the biggest influence on world events, good or bad.
I'm no better than Field Marshall Haig or 'Uncle' Joe Stalin
: with one thoughtless command I have wiped out an entire column!
LIKE ALL PROPER banana republics, the Olive Republic of Greece has jailed some elected members of parliament, charging them with criminality, as obscure and vague an accusation as hooliganism used to be when Uncle Joe Stalin
was displeased with some Russian writer.
The former miner continued: "Some of my university colleagues asked me, "Why are you so bitter about Margaret Thatcher - I mean she is not exactly Adolf Hitler or Joe Stalin
? No, you're right - she didn't have the opportunity to murder millions.
What Uncle Joe Stalin
managed to do in the Soviet Union generations ago, the Brussels gang is about to impose on Europeans, with "media councils" in the place of the dreaded Cheka.
That independent federal agency was likewise created by a Cold War Congress (in 1950)--one fixated on Uncle Joe Stalin
, Soviet Bear, as competitive bogeyman, rather than on remorse over the murder of President Kennedy, as the N.E.A.
Scott lends a tone of excitement and action to this espionage story, providing political intrigue and telling of a possible world war centered around one Joe Stalin
and his ambitions.
Now, we can paraphrase Joe Stalin
and say that one death is a tragedy and several deaths are a statistic, and it would be a ridiculous over-reaction to start calling for Wetherby's head, so to speak, but Wednesday's events have cast another shadow over what used to be Yorkshire's best jumps track by renown and is now barely that by default.
In this part of the world, old Joe Stalin
had a five-year plan to make his country better off.