Skip to comments.Obama Steals Mao's Slogan
Posted on 05/03/2012 12:28:09 PM PDT by LucyT
Comrades, you can't make it up. Can you say "campaign blunder"? Or is it a blunder? Is it deliberate? The socialist mind at work in campaign mode?
The Obama campaign has picked a portion of one of the most infamous socialist slogans of 20th century history to use as its own new campaign slogan.
"Forward" is the new Obama slogan, Team Obama borrowing boldly from none other than the late Communist Party of China leader Chairman Mao.
Mao's slogan? "The Great Leap Forward."
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The Great Leap Forward (simplified Chinese: 大跃进; traditional Chinese: 大躍進; pinyin: Dà yuè jìn) of the People's Republic of China (PRC) was an economic and social campaign of the Communist Party of China (CPC), reflected in planning decisions from 1958 to 1961, which aimed to use China's vast population to rapidly transform the country from an agrarian economy into a modern communist society through the process of rapid industrialization and collectivization. Mao Zedong led the campaign based on the Theory of Productive Forces, and intensified it after being informed of the impending disaster from grain shortages.
Chief changes in the lives of rural Chinese included the introduction of a mandatory process of agricultural collectivization, which was introduced incrementally. Private farming was prohibited, and those engaged in it were labeled as counter revolutionaries and persecuted. Restrictions on rural people were enforced through public struggle sessions, and social pressure. Rural industrialization, officially a priority of the campaign, saw "its development aborted by the mistakes of the Great Leap Forward."
The Great Leap ended in catastrophe, resulting in tens of millions of excess deaths. Estimates of the death toll range from 18 million to 45 million, with estimates by demographic specialists ranging from 18 million to 32.5 million.
Historian Frank Dikötter asserts that "coercion, terror, and systematic violence were the very foundation of the Great Leap Forward" and it "motivated one of the most deadly mass killings of human history."
In contrast, journals such as the Monthly Review have disputed the reliability of the figures commonly cited, the qualitative evidence of a "massive death toll", and Mao's complicity in those deaths which occurred.
stealing? not possible. with communists ‘possession’ is a crime. it is merely sharing between buds
Like the sheep in this country would get the connection....
A nation of sheep begets a gov’t of wolves.
The problem is that if one pulls the “’Forward’ is a communist slogan” card, any liberal need merely bring up the Wisconsin flag and say, “what on earth are you talking about, you rightwing loony?”
The Great Lean Forward.
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Freeper moovova had a good one yesterday.....
You are both very clever and imaginative.
To be fair, during the mid-1960’s, supporters of Rhodesia used the slogan “Forward, Rhodesia!”
Should read-Forward and Bendover!
It’s not a blunder at all. The slogan just reflects Obama’s marxist ideology. And he takes comfort in knowing the American electorate is far too dumbed-down and unaware to know or care that it aligns with Mao. I doubt if half even know who Mao is.
Looks like the two Maoists just to “Obama’” right are engaged in some serious grab-ass.
Looks like the two Maoists just to “Obama’s” right are engaged in some serious grab-ass.
How the political class in America views us at present:
How the political class would like us to be:
Sorry for the size on the “sheep” pic... that was ...