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Posts by Lyzko  

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Lyzko   
22 Sep 2021
News / Israel furious as Poland signs law to limit property claims [200]

Well, don't be!
Remember, oh round about ten or so years ago, a report on yahoo news about a random police office in Connecticut filed a report
with his captain that there was a knife fight at some local bar and (of courseLOL) two Hispanics were probably involved? Turned out, the
two men implicated were both of Scandinavian extraction, Sorenson was the name if I recall, and appropriately, that officer was placed on
probabtion. BRAVO!

Prejudice always obscures the plain truth.
Lyzko   
21 Sep 2021
News / Israel furious as Poland signs law to limit property claims [200]

Look who's talking!

Nobody denies that for a small peoples, Jews have often made outsized cultural and scientific contributions to Western society.
There is however, a huge disparity between self-aggrandizement and sheer public relations:-)

Now, I'm a classic movie buff like none other. I've heard people say, though mostly other Jews, that Kirk Douglas (Jewish) was a greater actor than Burt Lancaster (gentile).Fact is that Jews as Jews often didn't receive the credit they were due, or might have honestly THOUGHT they were due, merely because they were Jewish. Therefore, they changed their name from Yankelovitch to Douglas, Persky to Bacall, Jacob Weidenbaum to Jack Warner etc..... In my opinion, Lancaster was a greater actor than Douglas ever was, but that's not because Douglas was Jewish and Lancaster wasn't, simply because the latter was blessed with a far more riveting talent!!

Much like America, no other group, not the Italian-Americans, the Native Americans, African-Americans, Chinese-Americans and so forth, have desired to love and be loved by the United States as the Jews. Perhaps the latter's straining for acceptance might indeed appear to some as "whining".
Lyzko   
21 Sep 2021
Language / Cultural disparities shown through Polish and English languages [81]

Good one, paw!
Or conversely, how about the sign I saw when I was the first time in Poland outside a rest area: "BATHROBE FOR MENS, WOMENS, AND FOR PEOPLE FROM BOTH SEX!" "BathROBE" vs. "BathROOM" seemed to have eluded the poor fella:-) Many signs in Szczecin were in two languages, yet not one person I spoke to actually confessed to knowing any English LOL
Lyzko   
21 Sep 2021
News / Israel furious as Poland signs law to limit property claims [200]

Yo folksies, the age-old myths re: Jewish minority controlling the majority of wealth and influence etc. are exactly that, MYTHS!!
The Jews simply stand out more by virtue of the simple fact that most are understandably enough unwilling nowadays to continuously change their names, even their appearance or speech as was once common practice.

For every Milken or Madoff, there were in years gone by more than any number of thoroughly gentile "Robber Barons" who cheated, cajoled, and impoverished millions of Americans during the latter as well as into the first half of the 20th century, yet we pick on the Jews because, as in Hitler's Europe, the Jews were often the most conspicuous targets. Had Madoff become Mayfield, gotten plastic surgery on his nose etc. or affected a caricatured W.A.S.P. speech pattern, he wouldn't have caused nearly the anti-Semitic outcry that he did.

Slumlords?? Throughout the days of the Wild West, rich ranchers (none of them Jewish!!) typically tried to oust, harass, not to mention kill off those poor, defenseless tenant farmers living on their property.

And so let's stop vilifying Jews as the perennial bad guys, as there's plenty of Christian guilt to go around too.
Lyzko   
19 Sep 2021
News / Coronavirus in Poland [9831]

Vaccination should be a choice! Testing though can be non-invasive-:)
Lyzko   
18 Sep 2021
News / Coronavirus in Poland [9831]

Compared with the US, many European countries, Sweden for instance, not unlike Israel towards the start of the pandemic, prided herself on having gotten a handle on herd immunity. Furthermore, while the rest of us were practically paranoid about masking up, my friends in Stockholm texted me pics of folks walking about unmasked or sitting at cafés, looking as though nothing were wrong. Much of this later changed!
Lyzko   
17 Sep 2021
Life / What do Poles think about Austrians? [12]

The latter was the rational used by German revisionist historians such as Andreas Hillgruber to justify the Nazi extermination of the Jews!
Lyzko   
16 Sep 2021
Classifieds / I am from Yaounde, Cameroon searching for a job in Poland [11]

Most anyone thinking straight could well imagine somebody ambitious from Cameroon willing to find work to enhance their career in Poland than the reverse!
Apropos of nothing, Cameroon used to be a German colony, by the way:-)
Lyzko   
16 Sep 2021
Life / What do Poles think about Austrians? [12]

Perhaps that's slightly over the top. Nonetheless, Vienna continued to be the transit/visa center until well after the the beginning of the Cold War, let's not forget.

Furthermore, the movie "The Third Man" was made in '49 and is considered by many to be an accurate depiction of post -War Austria at the time.
Lyzko   
16 Sep 2021
Life / What do Poles think about Austrians? [12]

I base the above solely on the fact that the Austrians saw themselves as indeed a "buffer state"!
First of all, they were and remains SOLELY Western, once again, thoroughly pro-democracy, anti-Communist on the whole (one of several reasons the current generation renounces Kreisky, both because he was a Jew as well as staunch leftist even if popular at the time with Catholic trade unions:-)).

The partition was seen by them as a bullwark against the potential fate which befell Poland, Romania, Hungary and that-time Yugoslavia.
Lyzko   
16 Sep 2021
Life / What do Poles think about Austrians? [12]

That was only because of the Warsaw Pact, pawian:-) Politically, Austria had little choice.
Sure, it might have refused and wound up under Soviet domination like the rest of the Eastern region!
Lyzko   
14 Sep 2021
News / Coronavirus in Poland [9831]

Never forget, kids, the overwhelming power of the subsidy!
Lyzko   
12 Sep 2021
USA, Canada / Poles Living in the Chicago Area [279]

I happen to agree with you, Paulina. We are a relatively young nation compared to yours and still looking back yearningly to our European forbearers.
Lyzko   
12 Sep 2021
News / Coronavirus in Poland [9831]

I never once "denied" COVID. However, I did question obligatory innoculations for those not medically unable to withstand the respective medication!
Lyzko   
11 Sep 2021
News / Coronavirus in Poland [9831]

Many though such as Dr. Gary Null along with others in his coterie maintain that Fauci is merely a tool of the system and ought not force people to receive innoculations if the latter have either a pre-existing condition or are allergic to the introduction of unknown toxins into the body.

In Germany, apparently not only testing, but innoculations as well (particularly Astra-Zeneca) in addition to masking are still in force.