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China seeks to wipe Tiananmen from popular memory
AFP News ^
| June 1, 2014
Posted on 06/01/2014 8:31:41 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
China's vast censorship machine does its utmost to wipe the slightest reference to the Tiananmen crackdown from books, television and the Internet, scrubbing the issue from public discussion and even from the minds of its younger generation.
In an example of George Orwell's "1984" dictum that "who controls the present controls the past", it reflects both the ruling Communist Party's immense power and its enduring sensitivity about its actions on June 3-4, 1989.
(Excerpt) Read more at afp.com ...
TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; communism
posted on 06/01/2014 8:34:58 AM PDT
by G Larry
(Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
All China needs to do is watch the U.S. “news” media: they bury everything bad about the obammy administration - and there’s a lot to hide!
posted on 06/01/2014 8:50:20 AM PDT
(The U.S. media are our enemy)
Winston Ding How Smith on a TDY visit I guess.
posted on 06/01/2014 8:54:01 AM PDT
by Don Corleone
("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
States can try, but these days there is no ‘erase’, there’s only ‘temporarily suppress’.
posted on 06/01/2014 8:56:31 AM PDT
FReepathon day 62, Month #3.
Don't let the Left win!
Woo hoo!! Less than $4.7k to go!! Time to put this baby to bed!!
Thank you all very much!
posted on 06/01/2014 8:56:54 AM PDT
(May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
"WHATEVER" < /Clinton >
posted on 06/01/2014 9:07:44 AM PDT
by a fool in paradise
(The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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