Skip to comments.Mild protest in Soviet Union meant 5 years in Siberia
Posted on 11/16/2011 4:57:12 AM PST by Krosan
Just thought I post this as there seems to be much protesting going on in the USA.
In 1968 eight persons were protesting against USSR's invasion of Czechoslovakia. They were deliberately as mild as possible.
Protesters got soon dealt with. Some sentenced to 5 years in Siberia and some committed to mental institutions.
American people should know about those things. It is painful to watch your people carrying red flags and praising Soviet Union and North Korea.
The problem is our Colleges. Many, in fact the largest majority of teachers and professors are liberals that have a rose colored view of Communism and Socialism. Many are in fact members of Socialist or Communist Party’s or Organizations
These protesters are merely “agents for change”. They have no clear plan of what they want to end up with (only something different) AND don’t realize that they are not powerful enough, together or apart, to participate meaningfully in whatever follows their misguided efforts. Power is power is power. They don’t really have it: but the powerful WILL allow them to have the illusion of power long enough to use them as a wedge to seperate or create a small gap from other opposite-minded powerful parties. Once the 99% are no longer useful, the only place these “aberrants” will have in the new society is in the gulag. MARK MY WORDS.
A man was trudging over a bridge over the Moscow River when an old friend spotted him and ran up to him and said "Ivan Ivan'ich! Where have you been? It's been so many years!"
Ivan said sadly "I've been in prison".
His friend said "For how long?"
Ivan said "ten years"
"But Ivan, what did you do?"
Ivan said "I was innocent"
At that his friend said, wagging his finger "Now Ivan, what did you really do? Innocent men only get five years!"
My father sat one year for the crime of working in construction of summer houses while a student in university to earn extra money.
Sadly, your warning will fall on deaf ears. The protesters are seized with (self-)righteous zeal akin to a religious epiphany. They will not heed mere reason, history, logic, or sanitation. Imagine if you tried telling the mobs in Petrograd in October of 1917 to go home and think about what tyranny they’re trading ...
I’m sorry. Your Father was one of the millions of innocent people persecuted in the insanity of Soviet communism.
Thank God he made it out.
I still want to get a shirt made of Che's carcass surrounded by the Bolivian army.
That is a distinct possibility in the USA, especially if we continue to allow more government control over our lives.
They use the environment and health care as the wedge issue for even more control. Who could protest the smoking bans? After all, it is bad for our health and smokers stink. Who could be against clean air and water?
Yet, once the camel's nose is under the tent, soon the entire camel/government will be in the tent.
If you disagree with the government there must be something wrong with you. You are obviously mentally ill and need to be confined until you can better understand things. If that doesn't work, prison is the next step. If that doesn't work ...
50 years later Bolivia is now Communist. Those liars (Marxists) are persistent and cunning.
I seriously doubt it is the same.
During the soviet times first test of the dissidents was throwing them into jail with people likely to hurt them. Armenian dissident was thrown into a jail full of Azerbaijan. Of course all of them hated Soviet power, but in the end it was a christian thrown into jail full of muslims. Jails were rooms prepared for 20 people typically housing 50 or more.
Most of the dissidents were hard men though. They were not broken by jails so they were either kept there or sent to the mental institutions. They were force fed pills that made them crazy. Afterwards it was easy to say ... yeah ... he was against the Soviet power ... well, he is crazy.
I recently bought and watched a DVD titled, The Soviet Story, and it describes that and much more starting with the Revolution of 1917 and continuing through the end of WWII. My point is that Obama and his gang are cut from the same clothe and ingrained with the same philosophy as the original Marxists. Therefore, it is not unreasonable for the result to be the same if they gain complete power.
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