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“What’s so wrong with Communism?”

~ The Rebel ~ 2012/03/14 01:14:49

They used to say, “He is not a Communist!” Now they say, “What’s so wrong with Communism?”

I got this email from my 28 year old friend “Al” yesterday:

We aren’t living in the 1950’s anymore. Why is there a fear of the communist bogeyman? Isn’t creating and perpetuating this fear just another form of propaganda?

Obviously, this boy has been brainwashed. I was so frustrated a cartoon cyclone came out of my head and ears. Then I wrote him back:

We aren’t living in the 1950′s anymore…so, suddenly communism works?! Which country is it working in?! (I wanted to say ‘you idiot!’) North Korea, Russia, Cuba? Are people flocking there to live? Risking their lives on rafts to get there?

The liberal Miami Herald today had an article about tourists visiting Cuba. They hated to admit that the place is a falling apart poverty stricken mess. They didn’t use the “c” word of course to explain why it suddenly went bad when Castro took over. All they would offer was, “…There’s no way tourism alone can prop up a system so enfeebled by the weight of government bureaucracy, market controls and limits on personal freedoms.”

“…a system enfeebled by the weight of government bureaucracy, market controls and limits on personal freedoms…” sounds like the Obama administration.

28 year old – do you want America to look like Cuba? Than stop defending communism!

The “utopia” of communism killed 94 million, according to The Black Book of Communism.

Read More: http://patriotupdate.com/articles/why-fear-communism

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  • bgf97 2012/07/30 23:11:38
    bgf97
    >Implying North Korea or Cuba were ever Communist.
  • elijah Powell 2012/07/27 14:42:27
    elijah Powell
    +1
    Communism is an economic system, not a political or social system, so counter to popular belief does not go hand in hand with autocracy, and dictators. It is possible for for a democratic government to employ a communist economy.

    Also communism has worked for 90% of human history. Capitalism only started to appear with the start of permanent human settlements roughly 30,000 years ago, the other 270,000 years saw communist and socialist societies almost exclusively. In fact parallels to communism, socialism, and utilitarianism can be seen in many of natures greatest success stories. (ants, bees, vampire bats, ect.)

    Clearly the failure of an economic system, weather communist or capitalist, (just look what Reaganomics wrought us) is due to the failure of a government to successfully adapt to the economic needs of its country and not an intrinsic flaw in either philosophy.

    Basically neither capitalism nor communism is subjectively better than the other, and there is no such thing as a capitalist or communist "utopia."
  • Radical communist 2012/04/29 14:20:12 (edited)
    Radical communist
    +2
    I LIVE IN RUSSIA. It hurts to read your delusion about the USSR and socialism. I hate the phrases like "Stalin killed millions of innocents". Firstly, your magnitude of Stalin's repression is likely to be a big exaggeration and a lie. Secondly, almost in all cases Stalin repressed criminals and traitors that deserved it. At meetings I watch hugging the portraits of Stalin old ones who remember that time! Can't you understand you are brainwashed so that you don't oppose capitalist politics?! The Soviet Union was an Empire of Good, which carried the hope for saving of humanity; There existed other principles of life under the soviet socialism. We lived in society free from false values and hating each other, from greed and vulgarity. Isn't it simple happiness to live so? Most importantly, there was process of creation and labor, not consumption in the center: Such a system would ensure peaceful coexistence to all counries and the conservation of natural resources for many years. But west association of the influential wealthy changed other way. The Union didn't collapse by itself, it was destroyed by certain people with support from the West. This occurred because Gorbachev and his team destroyed welfare of the country. I'm sorry, but for the time being, the USA remains a cou...
    I LIVE IN RUSSIA. It hurts to read your delusion about the USSR and socialism. I hate the phrases like "Stalin killed millions of innocents". Firstly, your magnitude of Stalin's repression is likely to be a big exaggeration and a lie. Secondly, almost in all cases Stalin repressed criminals and traitors that deserved it. At meetings I watch hugging the portraits of Stalin old ones who remember that time! Can't you understand you are brainwashed so that you don't oppose capitalist politics?! The Soviet Union was an Empire of Good, which carried the hope for saving of humanity; There existed other principles of life under the soviet socialism. We lived in society free from false values and hating each other, from greed and vulgarity. Isn't it simple happiness to live so? Most importantly, there was process of creation and labor, not consumption in the center: Such a system would ensure peaceful coexistence to all counries and the conservation of natural resources for many years. But west association of the influential wealthy changed other way. The Union didn't collapse by itself, it was destroyed by certain people with support from the West. This occurred because Gorbachev and his team destroyed welfare of the country. I'm sorry, but for the time being, the USA remains a county-devourer, Evil empire because its government contributed to the destruction of many countries including the USSR, Yugoslavia, Libya. Please, don't listen to american anticommunist myth! Capitalism is a stupid system of devouring each other, which сan destroy the humanity. Money can't buy happiness! And it's pointless to live for increasing private welfare! Or do you like to turn into a pig? Please, discard your myths and join communists! Russia will be socialist, USA, EU too. In confirmation, look which party has actually won russian elections 2011: izbircom2011.ru. Now, do you believe?! (If I made any grammatical mistakes, tell me, please.)
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  • Cheeseu... Radical... 2012/05/23 06:43:12 (edited)
    Cheeseus Christ
    +1
    Despite being a Communist, i acknowledge it as an unfortunate fact that Stalin did kill millions of innocents. In between the Great Purges and the Holodomor, he was one of the biggest tyrants the world has ever known. Something that you also neglect to mention is that, by definition, Stalin was not a Communist. This is shown by one fundamental reason, history has shown Stalin to be racist. Racism is in direct conflict with Communism's 'perfect equality' and therefore an enemy to brotherhood and unity everywhere.
  • Radical... Cheeseu... 2012/05/23 15:41:09
    Radical communist
    +1
    Fact? That isn't a fact, and well-entrenched west exaggeration, which you can't prove! Why are you so sure? Why don't you assume that it may be very exaggerated?
    Yes, there was the Holodomor, there were shootings. But magnitude was different, and the reasons were objective. You ought to know all the circumstances and environment for your complete understanding of the situation. At meetings I watch hugging the portraits of Stalin old ones who remember that time! According to statistics, the older citizen of Russia, the more one is communist. (If I made any grammatical mistakes, tell me, please.)
  • Cheeseu... Radical... 2012/05/30 22:23:49 (edited)
    Cheeseus Christ
    +1
    Actually, Nikita Khrushchev said that Joseph Stalin told him that, "the good workers at the factory should be given clubs so they can beat the hell out of those Jews." in reference to factories in the Ukraine. Also, Joseph Stalin said to the Politburo,
    "Every Jewish nationalist is the agent of the American intelligence service. Jewish nationalists think that their nation was saved by the United States. They think they're indebted to the Americans. Among doctors, there are many Jewish nationalists."

    Trust me, I am a Communist but that doesn't mean he was.
  • Soviet ... Cheeseu... 2012/05/23 18:49:31
    Soviet Revolution
    Stalin? Racist? LMFAO so wrong so Fascist!
  • Cheeseu... Soviet ... 2012/05/30 22:21:35 (edited)
    Cheeseus Christ
    +1
    Ever heard of the Doctor's Plot. This was a situation during which Stalin falsely accused a large group of Jewish physicians, (not only Jewish but a good majority were) of attempting to kill him and had them all tortured to death. Also, accusing someone of being racist isn't Fascism, its fascism that is racist.
  • Scott 2012/03/14 15:18:35
    Scott
    +3
    It's been tried and failed.
  • lm1b2 2012/03/14 15:16:31
    lm1b2
    +2
    Its a dictatorship,and has proven itself not to work in Country after Country,even the few Countries that we call Communist today are not true Communist,they have adopted the free market system to survive!
  • Beat Magnum True Hero 2012/03/14 14:15:07
    Beat Magnum True Hero
    +4
    I live in a former communist country. Ask anyone over 30 "what's wrong with communism?" and you'll get an earful of horror stories.
  • Brian Tristan MacQuillan 2012/03/14 07:55:12
    Brian Tristan MacQuillan
    +3
    Marxism in any form, a favorite of the academics, is a total failure.
    That is what is wrong with Marxism, and hence Communism.

    The fact that the eggheads still try to push for soft Marxism under various guises of equality, or making "people's lives better", and people believe them is what is wrong with us; too many of us do not know Marxism does not work, and more importantly in order to try it individual liberties have to be surrendered. So for Americans, the problem with Marxism/Communism is it goes against the rights of man spelled out in the United States Constitution, and our leaders take an oath to uphold and defend that document. Therefore, anyone who wants to surrender the individual liberties of American citizens to try out a new political scheme is a traitor, and we are not putting these people on trial.
  • goatman112003 2012/03/14 02:50:27
    goatman112003
    +3
    Communism does not work. This is the problem, the dictatorship never ends. You own nothing except many a few inferior personal items. You don't own the land. They tell you what to do in this state as you must conform or it doesn't work.
  • The River Rat 2012/03/14 02:42:01
    The River Rat
    +3
    It doesn't work. Before long you run out of other peoples' money to give away.
  • abubincrazy 2012/03/14 01:56:03
    abubincrazy
    +4
    Communism is basically feudalism, with different BS propaganda fed to the victims.
    The "president/chairman" is king.
    The Communist Party officials are the royals, everybody else is a peasant.
    THE Party/Royals own EVERYTHING, including YOU.

    I am AMAZED that there are still people in AMERICA stupid enough to buy into this evil doctrine.
  • keeper 2012/03/14 01:20:00
    keeper
    +3
    AMEN!!!
  • ~ The R... keeper 2012/03/14 02:58:59
    ~ The Rebel ~
    +3
    Barack Obama, a close friend of Danny Davis, admits to sharing his values and considers him one of the best Congressmen in the country.

    http://dancingczars.wordpress...

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