Peasants

Potato, Potemkin….

by Susan Olsen June 7, 2013

Something’s rotten in Northern Ireland. Via Instapundit:    

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You can’t make this stuff up…

by Susan Olsen March 7, 2013

Susan Rice: “As a result North Korea‘s ruling elite who have been living large while impoverishing their people….” The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to impose a new sanction on North Korea that ‘specifies some luxury items North Korea’s elite is not allowed to import, such as yachts, racing cars, luxury automobiles and certain types […]

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“The ordinary people were not happy. They loathed the Emperor’s interference in every detail of their daily lives.”

by Susan Olsen January 15, 2013

“Why should they be forbidden to bake ginger-bread just because Joseph thought it bad for the stomach? Why the Imperial edict demanding the breast-feeding of infants? Why the banning of corsets? From these and a thousand other petty regulations, enforced by a secret police, it looked to the Austrians as though Joseph were trying to […]

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