Skip to comments....paved with good intentions....The leftists mantra...
Posted on 04/12/2011 1:25:38 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
When I first read Paul Johnsons seminal work on the History of the Modern World, now published under a different title, I was thunderstruck by the assembled evidence of the rape, pillage and murder of those unfortunate to be governed by the Russian Communist state.
The precise numbers are difficult to ascertain with authority but Johnsons sources indicate that 10% of the population were subjected to Stalins penitentiary establishments. If you reckon around a million died in the Gulag every year between 1936 and Stalins death in 1953 that would account for 17 million of his fellow, and no doubt quite reluctant, citizens. It is generally accepted that he knocked off somewhere between 10 and 20 millions and this number has nothing whatever to do with the millions of Russians who perished in World War II.
With that sort of track record it has to be surprising to discover that there are still people who believe that Communism provides the pathway to Utopia. It is even more alarming to acknowledge that, in this country, the Communists are in positions of great power as cabinet ministers and as members of the ruling ANCs policy-making organs. Why are they there at all? Is it because the ANC misguidedly believes it owes Communists an endless debt of gratitude for favours granted during those struggle years? How is it possible for any organisation willingly and openly to harbour within itself members who bear their primary allegiance to a combine whose purpose is to seize power by subterfuge and stealth?
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Communist and Socialist will tell you that they don't believe in capital punishment and political prisoners, but that position applies only to our current form of government. Under their system their is no place for enemies of the State. The State will always have a way of having enemies so they can be set as examples to the public will have fear of State.
It’s coming if we don’t derail it somehow.
They are there with Nelson Mandela called a Hero by the Global Media.
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