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    No, This Isn’t “1984”

    By kyle | February 21, 2017

    In which I take a look at swivel-eyed progressives convinced we’re living through Orwell’s “1984.” More in a Sunday column.

    Topics: Politics | 8 Comments »

    8 Responses to “No, This Isn’t “1984””

    1. kishke Says:
      February 21st, 2017 at 1:41 pm

      Great, smart column!

    2. Jordan Says:
      February 21st, 2017 at 4:27 pm

      (()kiske))) love 1948 best

    3. kishke Says:
      February 21st, 2017 at 4:29 pm

      Not bad Jordy! You can transpose numbers. Actually, I like 1945 best, when your hero swallowed the cyanide.

    4. Jordan Says:
      February 22nd, 2017 at 10:05 am

      (((HONK HINKELMEYER))) the new AH not me

    5. Jordan Says:
      February 22nd, 2017 at 8:12 pm

      (((HONK}}} who hired those AH scientist after ww2? who paid fir Nazi war machine {{{honk}}}

    6. kishke Says:
      February 22nd, 2017 at 10:09 pm

      Jordy, triggered.

    7. Jordan Says:
      February 24th, 2017 at 2:19 pm

      y’all getting the facism you wanted problem is {{{kikse}}} mwants that facism but just you wait for when they come for your {{{kiske}}} Donald dump hate Shylock more than Leroy

    8. Obama bin Biden Says:
      February 24th, 2017 at 11:05 pm

      The parasitic population will be reduced down to 5% by all means necessary. It will be Trumps final solution.