Two sets of light switches and a call button in a hallway of Joseph Stalin’s dacha in the lakeside mountains of Abkhazia, the now independent area of the former Soviet Georgia: The moment he pushed that call button, he was instantly obeyed and today it symbolizes the total control Stalin held over the Soviet people.
Stalin would have loved drones. First, he’d of assured citizens that drones were in the skies only to track traitors and criminals. Like any government with that kind of technology, the USA included, Stalin would of used them to track movements and gather information about the opposition and groups not considered politically correct.
As the people became accustomed to drones overhead, he’d slowly begin to inoculate them into accepting the use of deadly force, just like the proverbial frog in hot water, by killing a criminal here and there with the justification that they were on the verge of doing something really dangerous.
In short order Stalin would claim the power to kill enemies of the state without due process. Whew, aren’t you glad that nothing like that could ever happen in the good ole USA!
Quotes from Joseph Stalin:
“If the opposition disarms, all is well and good. If it refuses to disarm, we shall disarm it ourselves.”
“Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don’t let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?”
In a 1932 meeting that included George Bernard Shaw, Lady Astor, and Stalin, Lady Astor opened the conversation with this remark: “Mr. Stalin, how long are you going to continue killing people?” The Soviet Dictator quietly answered: “As long as it is necessary.”