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  1. All the Way with LBJ: A Third Johnson Administration TL

    Very interesting! I wonder if LBJ would be more involved in the decolonization process without Vietnam as a priority.
  2. Reagan’s reputation on economic issues if no assassination attempt?

    I don't think Mugabe's land reform program, which lasted over 25 years and went from "willing Seller, willing Buyer" to "compulsory acquisition, compulsory commercial investment into failing farms, state sponsored militia expulsion squads, etc." can be compared alongside the Asian Tiger...
  3. Reagan’s reputation on economic issues if no assassination attempt?

    The Khmer Rouge were (nominally, they were too crazy to be really constructively useful) part of the Chinese sphere of influence. Pol Pot described himself as a radical maoist and thought he was doing a better, purer cultural revolution. Vietnam, while communist, was in the Soviet sphere and...
  4. How would a presidency of Lyndon Larouche look like?

    Larouche was the kind of guy that believed in the most radical interpretation of those programs (i.e. the CIA is actively continuing those programs like MK Ultra and COINTELPRO into the modern day with omnipresent reach and power), but also wanted to co-opt and replicate them under his own aegis...
  5. How would Kennedy, Khrushchev, and their governments be remembered if the CMC went hot?

    Both would be hated, and rightfully so. Kennedy and Khrushchev would both be seen as insane brinksmen whose actions led to tens of millions of deaths over saber-rattling. This would be a situation where ICBM placement (first in Turkey, then in Cuba) is treated as a casus beli for effectively...
  6. How would a presidency of Lyndon Larouche look like?

    It would be similar to making someone like L. Ron Hubbard president. Larouche was... esoteric in his beliefs, especially in his later years. Expect the Larouche state department to do something like declare a secret war against the Windsor menace.
  7. How bad could a Huey Long presidency get?

    A poorly-executed Long presidency could see a constitutional crisis over Long attempting to expand his political machine out of Louisiana, or a massive increase in corruption and decline in the civil service.
  8. The New Order: Last Days of Europe - An Axis Victory Cold War Mod for HoIIV

    Pretty much every Right-Komi path is quite cursed, especially because Tabby is the one only guaranteed to collapse (that we know so far). The "best" option there is Shafarevich's "Compassionate Fascism" , still much worse than OTL Russia, then probably Serov's National Socialism, then Gumilyov's...
  9. Crimson Banners Fly: The Rise of the American Left

    A SFIO government surviving to interact with (and hopefully moderate the authoritarian aspects of) the Soviet Union will lead to a very different interwar period. The problem is that I fully expect this victory to be made into a bitter chalice for France after the socialist government is blamed...
  10. The Pale Horse: The Northwest Montana Insurgency and its Aftermath (1987-2002)

    Excellent graphics! I love the micro-history approach as well, it works well with the setting and is an quite unique take on the Kaiserreich post-WW2 timeline.
  11. The Pale Horse: The Northwest Montana Insurgency and its Aftermath (1987-2002)

    Interesting to see Burnham in this TL; are his views in line with the KX depiction of him or more moderate?
  12. The New Order: Last Days of Europe - An Axis Victory Cold War Mod for HoIIV

    I don't doubt his intention to liberate Moscow, I doubt his ability to carry it out through armed struggle. Negotiation is a maybe, but depends more on the German government (Go4 sure, Goering, Bormann, Speidel, hardliner/Dengist Speer less so) and the OFN's level of support/protection.
  13. The New Order: Last Days of Europe - An Axis Victory Cold War Mod for HoIIV

    The Father is essentially ruling as an enlightened despot and has no defined successor and an incredibly unstable government. In his focus tree Men has to defuse a military coup or he enters into a failstate, and a reunified Russia full of officers and bureaucrats with no particular loyalty to...
  14. The New Order: Last Days of Europe - An Axis Victory Cold War Mod for HoIIV

    I was just talking about the Werbell within Far East Unifiers, but yeah, Shukshin is one of the best ends for Russia imo. Novosibirsk got some of the best new content in this update
  15. The New Order: Last Days of Europe - An Axis Victory Cold War Mod for HoIIV

    I wouldn't include Werbell as he actually isn't the worst Siberian re-unifer, especially if you do his Cincinnatus path (allowing opposition parties, integrating local politicians into the Government, opening Siberia to trade with the OFN,) and develop Siberia instead of selling out the entire...
  16. The New Order: Last Days of Europe - An Axis Victory Cold War Mod for HoIIV

    Heydrich loses his spartanist ideological convictions as he is forced to negotiate with moderates, slaves, and others he sees as degenerate. He starts heavily drinking and smoking over the course of his focus tree and becomes disillusioned with National Socialism and the SS due to their insane...
  17. "Revolutionary" Fascism

    Fascism really can't be described as revolutionary, every example of a fascist regime we can see in history shows accommodation with the reactionary right and purges of any "left" faction of the movement. Even the March on Rome can't honestly be described as revolutionary, it was a coup done in...
  18. White terror in France after a successful 1961 Algiers putsch

    It depends on how the coup itself plays out. If De Gaulle refuses to take power in '58 that would deprive the officers of any popular legitimacy, and I'm not sure how well implementing "white terror" systematically while also continuing with the war in Algeria would go for this highly unpopular...
  19. WI: LSD invented in time for the 20s, marijuana advocated by prohibitionists, and tobacco prohibited (and stays prohibited up to at least the 90s)

    It would require some POD earlier than the 1920s, cannabis was considered to be unsavory as early as 1906 and was often equated to opium due to its "foreign" nature. I think LSD could be normalized in the USA if invented early enough (some sort of early distillation of lysergic acid from ergot...
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