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Posts by JuliePotocka  

Joined: 19 Nov 2007 / Female ♀
Last Post: 1 Jun 2008
Threads: Total: 5 / Live: 1 / Archived: 4
Posts: Total: 188 / Live: 65 / Archived: 123
From: USA, Orange
Speaks Polish?: No
Interests: Opera, Art Galleries, walking on beaches, playing with my cousins

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JuliePotocka   
7 May 2008
History / "Poland's Concentration Camp" ?? [570]

Ah, we never ran any concentration camps, what are you smoking, Harry!?

The Jews and other concentration camps in OCCUPIED POLAND were freed. Some migrated to other countries, such as the US or Israel. In the 1960s, Communist controlled Poland wasn't very kind to Jews, and wouldn't allow them to come home to Poland...another story that is now part of another thread.

Communist controlled Poland wasn't very kind to anyone, and sucked up as many resources and manpower for RUSSIA's benefit, NOT for Poland's whatsoever.
JuliePotocka   
6 May 2008
History / "Poland's Concentration Camp" ?? [570]

And people still debate on people dying during the Holocaust...at least we can agree somewhat here, that Auschwitz was a former Nazi Concentration camp.

I think it being in a search engine under, 'Polish concentration camp' is perhaps more of location; but we MUST be diligent for the future generations, so people don't blame the current Polish government, nor the current Germans, for what happened to the people who died horribly back then.

I for one, shall always stand up for those who no longer have a voice; those who died there, were Jews, Poles, Catholics, Gypsies, and many others that the Nazis felt wouldn't be missed in the long run, like the homosexuals.

Did they kill left-handed people, I wonder? I would assume so; even the Catholic nuns beat my Uncle for being that, calling him evil, until he switched hands...but not until they tied it behind his back.

Fortunately today, even that would be considered cruel.
JuliePotocka   
2 May 2008
History / Polish hatred towards Jews... [1290]

Of course, people forget that Poles themselves were tossed into Auscwitz - just ask my Roman Catholic Elders who survived it, while under NAZI OCCUPATION!

Have you forgotten already what happened with Katyn!? That's when the Polish Intellectuals, Officers, anyone with a brain was brutally MURDERED. After that, Poland had serious issues, without her LEADERS, when the Nazis came in. Like beheading a dragon, and watching her flounder.

Yes - Stalin & Hitler had a plan - and the Poles and the Jews were NEITHER part of it. "Land grab" speaks heavily here, and we weren't supposed to survive.
JuliePotocka   
30 Apr 2008
History / Polish hatred towards Jews... [1290]

Eb, Lady Bathory's family was pretty good - unfortunately, she used it to her own advantage, and unfortunately, she wasn't caught until she preyed upon the Nobility's daughters.
JuliePotocka   
30 Apr 2008
Love / Are there Polish women who date black guys? [281]

I think black, brown, yellow, olive, whatever guys are great to date. People forget that most of us Polska gals are really green - olive skinned.

Why wouldn't a Polish lady date a lovely black man, who is well mannered? Of course she would.

I see lots of inflammatory, disgusting comments here - what a shame, seeing racism rear its ugly head...and hiding behind a name. Prejudism doesn't become anyone!
JuliePotocka   
29 Apr 2008
History / Polish hatred towards Jews... [1290]

Eb, I like you, I really like you! ;)

It's in the history books about Elizabeth Bathory, lol. At least you weren't snoozing during the history exam - have a cookie!
JuliePotocka   
29 Apr 2008
History / Polish hatred towards Jews... [1290]

Bah, I tan dark...I was called a rather nasty name when we moved to the Midwest from California. Was held at the California/Mexico border, mistaken for Mexican as a young teen - rather bizarre thing to go through, but heaps of comprehension.

Come full gamut, being called a 'Vampire' because I'm now pale, and stay inside during the heat of the day. Didn't anyone say that tanning is bad for you!? I also pointed out to the cretins who dared to call me a vampire that my family helped to lock up Elizabeth Bathory. But then, I'd be called prejudiced, if I named the group who call me 'Vampire.' I actually tested the word around two ethnic groups out here, and discovered that its ingrained as deeply as the fear as snakes & spiders. I chose to remove myself from being around those people who accused me out of fear earlier this this month.

I find their children are more open-minded.

But I can tell you that "Multi-culturalism" doesn't exist everywhere!!

What is wrong with the world? Who knows - people are trigger-happy to name call, even when there isn't a reason. At least I learned about prejudism young, and know that only fools are that way along with being antisemitic.
JuliePotocka   
19 Apr 2008
History / Polish hatred towards Jews... [1290]

Fascinating...I don't feel any hatred from any Poles on here, really.

People are people.

Perhaps with keeping memories alive as we go onward, we can live in the present, and keep the future safe for our families and friends, no matter what religion they believe.

I was truly touched by an older lady the other day, who was scammed into putting her house up as collateral for someone she hardly knew. All she wants right now, is a few people to go to New Mexico, and help her pack a few belongings from her house there, and bring them back. Before I even knew her religion, I offered to give her a few days of my time, purely because she's nearly 80 years old, and her children won't help her - but more than willing to sell her house for her.

When you are that age, a few items, books mean much to you. An elderly woman wanting her things, who am I to deny a few days of my time that will help bring her so much joy, so easily given?

That's how I feel for so many people who've endured so much over the past century - ever since I was a small child, I've given them my time many times a year, simply listening. For most, that's all they want, someone to remember them, recall their stories, and pass them down. Even my Jewish friends since I can recall that were Elderly, always been the same: tell our stories, good, bad, indifferent. We were here; we were ALIVE. Don't forget us, okay?

It's just that simple. I've enjoyed listening to all of these people, even the old guy playing Jazz, who thought I'd be afraid of him, simply because of the color of his skin.

People - are people. Everyone has a story, and it should be recalled, either by their children, their grandchildren, or strangers who cared enough to pause and listen.

That simple.
JuliePotocka   
13 Apr 2008
History / Polish hatred towards Jews... [1290]

joepilsudski, a monument to all these brave women IS something long overdue!

I've been seriously contemplating on changing my first name to both my first and middle name(named after grandma), which is a pretty older family name, to honor grandma, who was raped by the Russians. She stayed silent for decades.

Just keeping their memory and bravery alive helps to prevent it from happening to other generations, in any country.
JuliePotocka   
5 Apr 2008
History / Polish hatred towards Jews... [1290]

Leonardo da Vinci and William Shakespeare both weren't gay. Neither is isthatu. Elton John is Bisexual, had many girlfriends. Rock Hudson is the correct spelling - he was a handsome guy, whom gals swooned over - I sure didn't care about his personal life, lol.

And then, Freddy Mercury - the voice of an angel, whom I feel was taken too early. But there are a few musicians whom do sound like him out there. He was also bisexual, not gay. AND WHO THE F* cares!? Not my business - no one on the list paraded their sexuality near any children, nor in my home. Of course, if Elton John wasn't so old, say 30 years younger, I'd be tempted...
JuliePotocka   
21 Mar 2008
History / Polish hatred towards Jews... [1290]

I concur with Celinski and Isthatu, on this one - I'd rather not take the bait lesser is taunting us all with.

Obviously you are being pretentious, espana - you are fortunate you have free speech...don't abuse it too much. I'm glad 'Hitler' is dead, and I don't even care what happened with his worthless carcass...oh, wait - they showed his bones, finally identifying him, on the history channel! Yes, the bastard was a CHICKEN, and took his own life, rather than stand trial. If you wish to call him 'Uncle', that is your prerogative - heaven help you.

Yes, M-G - there were also Russian and Ukranian victims of Stalin, but that's covered under his regime.

War is something that is not to be glorified; those who's land it's fought on, never feel any glory - only dead and the dying on the fields, of which they are often drawn into. War sucks, communist and fascist regimes whom use and abuse their people like cogs in a machine are wretched. May we all learn from this, and try to never, ever start another war as long as we live.

The growing anti-Semitism, I see it always grow the more people suffer from unemployment, and desiring to blame their bad luck on others...well, oftentimes, there isn't anyone else to blame, and we have to have a stiff upper lip, and go on, change jobs if necessary.

Many young people never had to fight for their right to stay in a country, and became too indulgent and used to having everything that their parents never had. It isn't a right to live like this, it's a privilege that's fast flying by. So oftentimes as in the past, people will pick on a race of people they perceive who are doing better than them, even if it's by a few pennies - smells like a repeat of history to me, and it doesn't smell good at all!

We all need to be responsible for ourselves, each and every one of us - and work together, not against each other. "Together we stand, divided we fall."
JuliePotocka   
12 Mar 2008
News / 10,000 ISRAELIS READY TO CLAIM FOR POLISH CITIZENSHIP AND POLISH LAND! [628]

I posted an article, Bratboy - from a Jewish Austrian, from her point of view. Ergo, it was a microcosm, within a MACRO-cosm.

I will reiterate: I WASN'T ALIVE, I WASN'T THERE, in Poland, Germany, Austria, Ukraine, nor Russia, nor even in the center of the Phillipines, nore Nagasaki during the drop of the A-bomb!

Szczery - I'd also like an elaboration, please. None of us have heard of this before now.
JuliePotocka   
12 Mar 2008
History / Polish hatred towards Jews... [1290]

What on this blessed earth!? Every time Celinski and I bring up the facts that 2 Polish Catholics to 1 Polish Jew were killed, we are called dreary, and negative!?

No, we are NOT negative; we are pointing out FACTS that are glossed over. And, by the way, the term 'manic depressive' falls under 'bipolar disorder' and I'm definitely not that.

I actually write cheerful, silly children's stories, as a matter of fact. Perhaps Lesser, you are the one over reacting, every single time WW2 and the Holocaust are brought up.

We simply wish ALL the victims are honored, not simply one third; ALL victims, which is 18 million, not 6 million.
JuliePotocka   
12 Mar 2008
History / Sarmatism in Poland [105]

From sources online:

The swastika (from Sanskrit svástika स्वस्तिक ) is an equilateral cross with its arms bent at right angles, in either right-facing (卐) or left-facing (卍) forms. The swastika can also be drawn as a traditional swastika, but with a second 90° bend in each arm.
- Linked to Odin, Navajo, other religions around the globe!

Other links:
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Different forms of the Svastika:
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The word swastika comes from the Sanskrit svastika, meaning welfare (su = "well" + asti = "he is").

everything2.com/index.pl?node=swastika

- I can go on and on about it; it is more than 3000 years old, to be in Ancient Mesopotamia!
JuliePotocka   
11 Mar 2008
History / Sarmatism in Poland [105]

Perhaps people were more advanced at telling the sun and moon cycles across the board than previously thought. Why on earth do archaeologists ALWAYS say the past people always killed things, each and every time!? And every time they find a goddess statue, they call it a freaking FERTILITY statue!? That is sooo lame.

Bratboy, I like thinking of you as a blonde Conan.

There is much enjoyment in this, for the Samaritans, and I'll take the King Arthur Legend for Poland, for the WIN!

I do also rather enjoy the link of the Amazons to moi. THAT is rather amusing, and fits my attitude to a 'T'.
JuliePotocka   
11 Mar 2008
History / Polish hatred towards Jews... [1290]

Thanks on the correction of the Pastor - the sentiment stands, I'm sure I messed it up, but close enough you all got it. Heh, rather sad for him.

Davey is correct; many Jews did come to Poland, because the Poles were tolerant. It's in the history books.

I find that we have thread starters with instigative thread titles, solely for stirring people up! What's with that BS!?
JuliePotocka   
11 Mar 2008
History / Polish hatred towards Jews... [1290]

I started another thread, that shows how Catholic Poles and Polish Jews were persecuted side by side. It mattered not to the Nazis; they would force the Priests and the Rabbis to carry excrement, defile churches by locking people in them for days, etc. If a German Pole refused to give up his being Polish, he was also murdered.

The majority of the time, the Nazis forbade the proper burial of the dead in the towns in the cemetaries, whether they be Jewish or Catholic. They did absolutely everything they could, to destroy the Poles, but it never worked.

THAT is what no one could ever understand; you could occupy her, you could attempt to destroy her; but Poland still lived on, in the hearts and wills of her people, whether in the country or without!

Poland has always been special throughout history, when she ruled over others, and was occupied. There has always, ALWAYS been a certain Dignity with the way the Polish people did, and still do things.

My Aunt once went on how she hated Jews, but when I pinned her down on it, she had twisted logic about how they caused our family to be murdered along with them.

Between two world wars, women were raped and murdered without any provocation or reason, and forced into prostitution!! The human mind will find a reason sometimes, no matter how fantastic. My great-cousin and aunt both blamed the Jews for our Roman Catholic family members being persecuted, murdered, and suffering a slow, lingering death for many in Auschwitz. They had no logic, only emotional feelings.

I can only recall the story of that Priest, who let the Nazis take away the ill, and did nothing; then took away the homosexual, and did nothing. Then, the Nazis took away the Gypsies, and did nothing. Then, the Jews, and he did nothing. When finally the Nazis came to take him away, there was no one left to stand up for him, just like he did nothing to stand up for the rest!

And that brings me to a little town, I can't recall where; but 26 Jews and Poles were set to be executed. The German Poles refused to let the Nazis kill them all, so settled for the deaths of 3, before moving on to the next village. They were lucky to all live, actually!

In first grade, my best friend was an Orthodox Jewish girl named Patty, who was adopted by older parents. When I was finally introduced to them, I for the first time in my life actually saw the number tattoos on their wrists! I had to ask Patty what they were later. I then knew what they were on my great-cousin, when she visited America.

I was never encouraged to be prejudiced, ergo, I never learned that trait; I'm glad.
JuliePotocka   
6 Mar 2008
News / 10,000 ISRAELIS READY TO CLAIM FOR POLISH CITIZENSHIP AND POLISH LAND! [628]

Once again: the money was SET ASIDE by the UN, back in 1945. Why doesn't anyone understand this? It isn't coming from any Poles.

Yes, Dice; they are POLISH Jews.

Bah, it's like banging my head against a brick wall on this thread.

What color is the sky, in the little world of yours? Answer: Plaid. If not, go watch Tiny Toon Adventures enough, to where it is.
JuliePotocka   
6 Mar 2008
News / 10,000 ISRAELIS READY TO CLAIM FOR POLISH CITIZENSHIP AND POLISH LAND! [628]

Mathias, like your 'Darkness' avatar, from Topcow, by Marc Sylvestri. ;>

He's a popular traditional Orthodox Jewish Entertainer, with 6 kids. I don't see any point at all, except that kid near the beginning plays the violin better than me.

Everyone is entitled to their own religion, and ways. I live near one of the biggest melting pots in S. Cali, where Catholics, Christians, Orthodox Jews and Muslims all live peacefully together, with a few Indian Sikhs, and Hindus. People here cover for each other's major religious days, so all is good.

I see no reason why Poland would be any different.
JuliePotocka   
3 Mar 2008
Genealogy / Polish looks? [1386]

See, I can't tell nationalities to save my life, lol. Cool.
JuliePotocka   
3 Mar 2008
Genealogy / Polish looks? [1386]

The Egyptian one looks like my half sister.
JuliePotocka   
3 Mar 2008
Genealogy / Searching for relatives in Leman - Nicewicz, Szczesny, Pycia, Findrick [7]

Yes, they were very strong people, all of them. I wish I'd known my family left behind in Poland, only met Alka, or Elka, on my grandmother's side. Very bitter that we had it so much better. We did send many shipments of good clothes, though, for 20 years.
JuliePotocka   
3 Mar 2008
Genealogy / Searching for relatives in Leman - Nicewicz, Szczesny, Pycia, Findrick [7]

None of those specific names ring a bell. What is important, is that they were on the Polish/Russian border, Kresy! Try using that as a key word, when looking things up.

I can only tell you that most people who could fled the Russians, and came here or the EU, it was a horrible and sad time, as you well know.
JuliePotocka   
3 Mar 2008
Life / Cannabis / Weed in Poland... How much does marijuana cost per gram and how easy is to get it? [349]

I am for decriminalization, 100%. Treat it like alcohol intoxication, same rules: can't do it while ON the job, or driving a motorized vehicle (not even a boat).

Like what was said, that would remove the criminal element, and enable the mmj patients to actually be able to reasonably afford their medications. I've personally gone over the reports for the Four Federal MMJ patients, and it's amazing that the ALS patients are still alive and functioning! I've poured over research, and the different cannaboids, the active part, help so many ailments. Like Opiods, we have Cannaboid receptors in our brains. Together, those two drugs can just radically drop Chronic Pain below a 4/10, which is truly phenomenol.

Also, if legalized, people won't be putting Ajax up their noses or smoking horse tranquilizer, and perhaps save lives.

All I can point out, is that Grandma made corn whiskey and vodka during prohibition, and she wasn't a criminal. She had 3 kids, and none ever had a criminal record. Prohibition was wrong - and the War on Drugs is wrong, because the ONLY way to stop Drug trafficking is to: Decriminalize it!
JuliePotocka   
1 Mar 2008
News / 10,000 ISRAELIS READY TO CLAIM FOR POLISH CITIZENSHIP AND POLISH LAND! [628]

According to a quick look on the internet, it says that Stalin killed 43 million between 1929 and 1953. Ukrainian bodies. You can see flip through, and see photos...have a strong stomach.

THAT is what Celinski is speaking of; Stalin began killing many people, before WW2, and Katyn. Katyn was just the icing on the cake for the mass murdering creature. He's worse than Dracula was EVER portrayed.

Note: My stepfather died a grisly death last year, from Multiple Myeloma. He took 8 years to die, and he wasted away to 87 pounds. What killed him, caused his cancer? Cleaning up the dirt from us bombing Japan with the A-bombs! He had to move the contaminated dirt. Did he regret it? No; he was proud to serve America in the cleanup.
JuliePotocka   
26 Feb 2008
Life / Cannabis / Weed in Poland... How much does marijuana cost per gram and how easy is to get it? [349]

Rocky, you are lucky, but also are incorrect. You are fortunate you weren't locked up or fined.

Out in OC and Long Beach, you go to 215 specialist doctors, who want ALL your medical records to look over, including MRIs if available, plus the MRI reports. Normally costs $150, and you are NOT guaranteed the doctor's written suggestion for MMJ. Then, there's the '215 mmj card'.

Guess what?? It isn't regulated, and really doesn't exist as far as I know. Ergo, the doctors print out their own for additional money to their written suggestions.

Because these doctors stick their necks out, they aren't your typical doctors, hell no, Cash only, on the barrel, no insurance.

Put dat in yer pipe and schmoooke it! (joke).

Also, MMJ people are allowed to grow their own plants for personal medicinal use, and have 8 mature plants.