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Anti-Immigration Propaganda of the Past: 3 Ways Political Correctness Pushes Us Back Toward Those Ugly Days

Political Correctness & Propaganda November 25, 2015 Allan Stevo There was a time where messages were communicated to an illiterate people in the United States in a unsophisticated and un-nuanced way through relatively brute depictions. That continues to happen, just a little more gingerly. As a population learns to read the notion of caricatures can […]

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That Awkward Moment Where Only Donald Trump Makes Sense

Trump November 19, 2015 Allan Stevo For months I’ve suffered through Donald Trump. I’ve been happy to hear a successful American man speak his opinion publicly without shame or even the slightest fear of the PC police. I’ve laughed a lot. I’ve criticized the essentially national-socialist views he shares with Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. I […]

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Why Philosophy is Everything and How Kasich the Idiotic Slav Lost it When He Dumbed it Down For America

Philosophy November 18, 2015 Allan Stevo Tuesday night I watched the fourth GOP debate in an upper East Side of New York political club founded by Teddy Roosevelt. This fourth debate was housed in the Milwaukee Theater, a venue about which Politico this week told a fascinating story: “The fourth Republican presidential debate will be […]

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The Immigration Crisis Germany Caused & How Goofy German Governing Politicians Momentarily Behaved With a Shred of Sense on Immigration

Germany & Immigration November 16, 2015 Allan Stevo True to German History, Germany is the Big Unilateral Bully. The German government, in a unilateral move some months ago caused an immigration crisis with its politicians’ behavior. They made the world believe Germany was going to welcome and pay for everyone who wanted to come to […]

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The Destruction that is European Immigration

Immigration November 16, 2015 Allan Stevo A useful principle in my life is that “I will create, not destroy.” It’s a personal mantra of mine, among others. This push towards creation and away from destruction is meant in many aspects of life both literal and figurative, in both the physical and the not quite tangible. […]

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Posts From In Poems

Index of Milan Rufus Poems on 52 Weeks in Slovakia October 23, 2015 Allan Stevo In June 2015, I released a book entitled In Poems, a translation of the work from the late and unofficial poet laureate of Slovakia, Milan Rufus. From the time of publication, each Friday on 52 Weeks in Slovakia, we released […]

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Columbus Day – The Great American Holiday of European Immigration – 5 Lessons to Be Learned by Europe

Columbus Day and Immigration October 19, 2015 Allan Stevo The Americas for the last five hundred years have attracted migrants wanting to explore and discover new opportunities, as well as gain new insight from the world and themselves. It has offered the chance for growth and improvement. Even today in many ways it remains “the […]

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Poems of Innocence and Experience

Poems of Innocence and Experience October 16, 2015 Allan Stevo Since the June release of In Poems, we have run a weekly post from the translation of the work of Milan Rufus. For the next month we will continue the focus on Rufus each Friday with excerpts from my translators notes of In Poems. Below, […]

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Fico on Immigration – The Slovak PM Plays Nice for the Cameras with a Little Bit of Rhetoric and Double Talk

Fico on Immigration October 15, 2015 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on October 13, 2015.” A letter written this past week by the socialist Slovak prime minister Robert Fico to his fellow European socialists and critics illustrates a disinterest in Slovakia taking on immigrants while expressing how helpful Slovakia […]

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Time to Talk About Immigration in Europe

Immigration October 15, 2015 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on October 12, 2015.” For the time being 52 Weeks in Slovakia will focus mainly on the European immigration issue until the many often unmentioned angles of that issue are thoroughly parsed. The multifaceted issue is getting only a paucity […]

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