Croatia: Morals Of Lizards And Other Communist Depravities

Cover Page "Hrvatski Tjednik"/ Croatian Weekly featuring article on leading communists in Croatia still terrorising the nation daily Photo courtesy: Ivica Marijacic, Hrvatski Tjednik

Cover Page
“Hrvatski Tjednik”/ Croatian Weekly
featuring article on
leading communists in Croatia still
terrorising the nation daily
Photo courtesy: Ivica Marijacic, Hrvatski Tjednik


It is axiomatic that politics is the art of the possible, and moral considerations in government will reflect the ideology harboured by those who govern and those who wield power. As profusely as Croatia had bled in its Homeland War during 1990’s as it sought to secede from communist Yugoslavia and build freedom and democracy modeled on the developed democracies of the “Western” world, 25 years on the morals of lizards and other communist depravities are still adversely present in almost every pore of public administration, practices and governance at state and local levels, holding thorough progress to a fully functioning democracy hostage. Momentum to face and deal with this “moral-ethical and state administration crisis” General Zeljko Glasnovic, member of Croatian parliament for the diaspora, has been warning about for some time now, is gaining notable force in Croatia as well as in the diaspora.


General Zeljko Glasnovic Member of Croatian Parliament for th diaspora Photo:

General Zeljko Glasnovic
Member of Croatian Parliament for th diaspora

From whatever vantage point one looks, it is unmistakable that there is a moral crisis on the public level in Croatia, which percolates there from personal moral deficiencies in communist resistance to progression away from communist regime and its ideals.  There has been a palpable breakdown of the traditional Christian morality across the society that rests on human dignity, freedom and justice modern independent Croatia started its journey with at the beginning of 1990’s and held that morality close to heart all throughout the bloody war. Undoubtedly, the communist heritage that pervades the public administration and all its avenues and mainstream media is the culprit for this crisis. Ugly faces of this crisis can be encountered every day, whether through persisting corruption or new discoveries of it, through tangled red tapes for almost anything one needs done via a public office, through utterly inadequate actions and reactions of government to critical events or through media lynches of anyone and everyone not seen to belong in one way or another to the communist, antifascist, liberal echelons.


With so much focus on government, political figures and people in high positions, journalists following the path of communist resistance to freedom and democracy in Croatia the next obvious question is which ones should be targeted for the removal from position part of lustration process, if politicians championing the cause for it gather enough support and ability to start clearing out the crisis, that is. As it happens, the Croatian Weekly (Hrvatski Tjednik) has last week published a rather good list to aim at, for starters. To aim at either lustrating people from positions of power and if not possible, to neutralise or at least significantly diminish their impact on society.

The article refers to the people on the list as “50 stateless (apatrides) people who terrorise 4.3 million Croats on a daily basis as they mourn the loss of Yugoslavia”.


As if in a surreal historical story they shed their tears over their dead Yugoslav past, trying to revive her. They do not base on facts or evidence their convictions that are expressly hostile towards Croatia, but on that which attracts them, on hereditary hatreds or, simply, on the deviations of their own political minds. Their Yugo-nostalgia is a legitimate thing, but the problem starts when they align themselves on the side of good, and the rest of us on the side of evil ramming into us a guilt complex because of their overrun ideals and failed lives.”


The list of those that, as Croatian Weekly writes, terrorise Croatia on a daily basis includes:

Stjepan Mesic – former President of Croatia, “die-hard communist led the pack in trying to rehabilitate the criminal communist Yugoslavia, calling all Croats who were against communism – fascists.  He idolised the Yugoslav satrap Josip Broz Tito, kept justifying countless and massive communist crimes against Croats, he praised the Serbian myths regarding Croats as genocidal people, he regularly vilifies Croatia for fascism, Ustashe, he attacks the Church, the veterans…”


Ivo Josipovic, former President of Croatia, “a member of the communist caste that attained all its social privileges on the back of the tragedy of the Croatian people. He will be remembered by his vilification of Croatia in Israeli parliament, by the lies he told about Croatia in Bosnia and Herzegovina parliament, by his betrayal in providing Croatia’s secret and classified documents to Serbian ambassador, by his equating of Serb war crimes in Vukovar to individual crimes in Croatia …” the list goes on for him also.


Milorad Pupovac, member of Croatian parliament representing Serb minority and president of NGO Serb National Council in Croatia. To this day Pupovac has not gotten over the failure of the politics he advocated for the Serb ethnic minority in Croatia to achieve the status of a constitution ethnic group in Croatia as opposed to being a minority, which it really is. “He advocates amnesty for Serbia’s Slobodan Milosevic and Serbia for the aggression against Croatia, systematically tries to keep Croatia sitting on the bench of the accused by imposing and imputing fascism against her while, at the same time, organises Chetnik gatherings at Srb, advocates for political and cultural Yugoslavianism, goes to Serbia visiting notorious Chetniks for instructions, ignores Croatian laws and holidays, imposes himself as an arbiter who decides between good and evil, fascism and democracy, does not even try to hide his hatred for Croatia and her symbols...”


Vesna Pusic, former foreign minister of Croatia who “more often than not left the impression she was acting as minister of Yugoslavia and not Croatia. Misspent taxpayers money including giving significant funds to her brother’s NGO and this in particular evidences how low morals have fell in Croatia for the parliamentary committee on the matter did not assess this action as conflict of interest…”


Zoran Pusic (Vesna Pusic’s brother). ” Seeks and receives significant funds from state budget for his work via NGO in which he openly promotes Yugo-communist ideology, rehabilitates Josip Broz Tito, justifies his mass murders, does not hesitate in demonising lies and contempt towards Croatians…”


Dragan Markovina, president of New Left party (active member of which is Zoran Pusic), “whose key goal is battle against clericalisation of the Croatian society and against Ustashism. So far his expressed hatred for Croatia has been stronger than that coming out of any Yugonostalgics. It’s unlikely that any other country in the world would tolerate such an enemy to itself…”


Tvrtko Jakovina, history professor at university in Zagreb – loud “apologist for Yugoslavia, its historiography, its crimes and Josip Broz Tito…he is an embarrassment to Croatian people and to the history profession, which he has reduced to defending a failed totalitarian and bloody ideology...”


Hrvoje Hribar, mediocre film director of Yugo-communist genre, who was instrumental in the scandal last year where significant funds from Croatia were channeled to Danish film directors for the making of “15 minutes – the massacre in Dvor” film, which attributed to the Croatian Army the crimes committed by others.


Slavko Goldstein, a publicist who tries to pass himself off as a historian. “Does not shy away from supporting and spreading the worst of lies against Croatia including the number of people killed in Jasenovac camp during WWII, without any evidence to support the bulk of his claims. Goldstein is a Yugoslav pamphlet designer who has not identified himself with the Croatian state and who defends the lies proliferated by Greater Serbia to the last drop of his blood…

Drago Pilsel, journalist and the crudest, rudest anti-Croatian and pro-communist activist one could probably imagine. Intolerant and crude and insulting to unspeakable lows.

The list goes on – Vesna Terselic from Documenta NGO and New Left party, whose Documenta received government funds with view to researching facts of crimes against Croatian people but she undertook to take the direction of trying to equate the aggressor (Serbia) with the victim (Croatia) in the 1990’s war, and, of course, has not done a thing about communist crimes except perhaps trying to justify them. There’s also in mention on the list of communists terrorising Croats every day people like Social Democrat Nenad Stazic, actor Rade Serbedzija, theatre director Oliver Frljic, Nada Rauker – a most extreme leftist keeping the fires burning for lies that fascism is being revived in Croatia, Tvrtko Jakovina and Hrvoje Klasic, Yugo-nostalgic historians that demonise every step and every expression of independent Croatian state, Mate Kapovic, linguist.


The depraved work in justifying communist crimes, to the extreme of fabricating lies and insulting the very essence of Croatian independence earned through a bloody war demonstrates the apparent depletion of human morality in these and other Yugo-communists terrorizing a nation that wants to get ahead, finally away from communist claws. In this breath I would not categorise the morality of these people into human morality, it’s a morality of lizards and lizards don’t have much of that at all; the morality they do possess always tries to ensure their own survival even if they need to camouflage themselves, sting, or run to come back behind ones back…  Even when they slightly change their political stance, even when they try to adapt to the independent Croatia without communism, the morality of lizards in these Yugo-communists always goes against the grain of decency towards what Croatia should stand for as a modern nation: a nation that has dealt justly with its criminal communist past and its victims of communist crimes and a modern nation whose everyday life is weaved with gratitude to those who defended her from the Serb aggressor. There can never be adequate words to describe the reverence held for those that will succeed in chasing these lizards into their dark holes without a return ticket. Ina Vukic, Prof. (Zgb); B.A., M.A.Ps. (Syd)



  1. Hi Ina,
    Maybe we could sent them all to that theme park in Subotica called “Yugoland” where all the commies go to feel nostalgia. I saw it once on a doco on TV. Looks like there is enough land for them to build their homes and leave Croatia to build its future without these guys trying to sabotage it.

  2. Buna seara Ina !
    Aceeasi situatie se regaseste si in ROMANIA ! 🙁
    Felicitari pentru postare ! 🙂
    Un An 2017 mai bun decat 2016 ! 🙂
    Cu respect,

    • Translation of comment by Aliosa: Ina Hello! The same situation is found in ROMANIA! 😦
      Congratulations for the post! 🙂 Year 2017 better than 2016! 🙂 Respectfully,Aliosa
      REPLY: Yes Aliosa let’s make 2017 count – thank you on your feedback.

  3. Martin Bell says:

    As to line run by the rep of Serbs in Croatia I would see it that nationalist conflict is almost always linked to
    the issue of ethnic minorities. One could argue
    about the relation between democratisation and
    ethnic heterogeneity but even unsophisticated
    statistics, makes us disagree with those who claim that there is no significant link between the two. It is not so much the
    presence of minorities per se which is crucial but
    the fact that post-communist leaders use it as a
    means of acquiring political legitimacy. The politicisation of the minorities issue (for reasons which sometimes have very little to do with the issue itself) is essential because only this creates the ethnic nationalism that is at odds with democracy.

    • Indeed, Martin Bell, issues Pupovac keeps manufacturing do work against progress in democracy…matter to be taken seriously. Thank you on your comment

  4. Spectator says:

    Postcommunist countries have been faced with significant challenges after living with authoritarianism, and Croatia is no different. The challenges included —how to establish and maintain the rule of law, what shape their democratic institutions should take (including electoral systems and the design of executive-legislative relations), and how to guarantee civil rights…A lot of clearing out of old communist ways needed in these challenges in Croatia, still – so – press on you lovely people, shed the totalitarian past.

    • Indeed, Spectator – rule of law also means ensuring that those administering and “policing”the law are on the main rid of communist habits and dark avenues where justice often depends on who you know…or what favour you will return for a favourable outcome

  5. One cannot but observe that politics has become by far the most profitable business—more profitable and also much less risky than any profit-making business activity, in countries transitioning from communism as well as in many of those established in democracies. This has transformed the political parties into something akin to shark-like business corporations—well-organized coteries of unprincipled and predatory rent-seekers aspiring to take over the reins of power in order to enrich themselves by exploiting the lethargic, cattle-like populace and plundering their countries’ resources, especially when the countries can count on receiving substantial amounts of foreign aid and investment from the EU. Powerful economic interests have lined up behind major political parties, adding strongly plutocratic elements to what often adds up to essentially a kleptocratic, mafia-like oligarchy. That is why ordinary people often see no difference between their corruption-riddled governments and well organised criminal syndicates. They are still awaiting the long-promised arrival of “normal” capitalism and “normal” democracy where personal economic security, livable wages, and decent living standards will replace today’s high unemployment, large poverty, homelessness, and social despondency… Time to take matters seriously when it comes to targeting communist ways and habits..

    • Yes, vavenka, only too often one gets the reactions and feelings that most in politics are there for themselves and not the people, hence protection of own interests and yes, political parties have been known to cop labels of criminal organisations but that is not fair as it enters the realm of vilification…

  6. Lists…an interesting way of drawing attention to people that can lead to positive changes. Greatest of luck.

  7. Alan Worth says:

    Another diamond of an article of yours, Ina. Thoroughly well done with that twist of clever association to morals of lizards. Epic!

  8. ..The Lady of Medjugorje should help the Croatian people…ONE Croatia (including Srijem, Croatia, Banat, B&H, Boka Kotorska, Bar), as this is their ancestral homeland! The “Lady of Fatima” looks like a bust and fraud, as Russia is NOT converted (as her supposed apparition in Fatima, Portugal in 1917 said she would).
    …Hopefully (if it’s true), the message of Medjugorje should be.. ……forceful conversion (preferably destruction) of Russia, Serbia and the worst garbage of all, those damn so-called “Serbs” in Croatia (actually vlasi, gyspsies, who adopted the orthodox religion), but which are not real serbs, anyway, but gave the Croatian people so much grief, since the idiotic Catholic Church allowed them into Croatian lands, over 1,000 years ago, at the time of King Tomislav!

  9. Ina have you heard about the website Lupiga?

  10. Reblogged this on 39 Down and commented:
    Great blog

  11. In the village that I lived as a child , in the early sixties , there was an elderly fisherman who had many flags stored in his cellar. It was known that before ww2 he had the Serbian kingdom flag on the flagpole above his house . When the occupiers came from across the water he raised the Italian flag .
    When the Germans came their flag was raised . After the war the communist red star flag took permanent residency on his pole . The sea being his means of survival meant that he had to be very diplomatic ( especially under partizans for fear of being shot for having different views). His son a member of the communist party was town mayor for a couple of decades before the breakup in late eighties . Now he and the family are Hrvati.
    These people weren’t and are not against Hrvatska , they’re just looking after themselves at different times .
    The ones that are dangerous , for the future , are the staunch stubborn pagan communists that still support the barbaric regime that SFRJ was . Unfortunately half , or maybe more , of the administrative beurocrats ( judges attorneys diplomats etc ) ,
    they or their children , are still in power because of kolega entrenchment . It is ironic that partizan war criminals children have become a significant percentage in the governance of our Hrvatska .
    Education is the key to exposing the lies of globalism
    ( communism ) .

  12. right and wrong always exists ,its just humans that choose what to select as the right choices that changes and therefore become corrupted ☺

  13. No wonder Vucic and his horde of Chetniks and Imperialist Greater Serbs have such an easy time destroying Croatia. They have abundant support and resources within the body of Croatia. What a f’n cancer.

  14. Ina, so sorry your part of the world has to deal with poor and depraved leadership! This breaks my heart knowing children are being born and will find out later, what our countries were going through. Take care, keep on holding on to hope and sharing your Croatia with us, dear friend. <3 xo

  15. People have short term memories, they don’t remember communism, or they think of it as socialism and justify it from that standpoint.

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