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Carl Marx Monument Dismantled in Penza [Russia] to Free Space for Future Cathedral
Interfax ^ | 7/14/11

Posted on 07/14/2011 7:26:50 AM PDT by marshmallow

Penza, July 14, Interfax - Monument to Carl Marx at the Sovetskaya Square in downtown Penza was dismantled as a cathedral will be erected instead of it, the Penza Diocese told Interfax.

"A part of the Savior Cathedral will occupy this part of the square, its construction is underway," the interviewee of the agency said.

A foundation pit for the church building will soon be excavated.

The decision to move the monument was taken by the city administration. It was planned to transfer it to Carl Marx Street.

World's first monument to Marx was set up in Penza on May 1, 1918, but it broke down as it was made of clay. In November 1960, a new monument was erected here: it was a two-meter bronze bust on a six-meter granite stand.

The cathedral complex will be built on the place of the church built in 1800-1824 and blown up in 1934.


TOPICS: Current Events; Orthodox Christian; Religion & Culture; Skeptics/Seekers
KEYWORDS: russia

1 posted on 07/14/2011 7:26:53 AM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

This is a fine outcome.

I propose building an outhouse over Ted Kennedy’s grave, so that we can follow Russia’s lead in putting superior things over inferior things.


2 posted on 07/14/2011 7:29:31 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: marshmallow

They could bring it here - I know a place in Fremont
where theres room for a Marx...right next to the Lenin.


3 posted on 07/14/2011 7:31:28 AM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: marshmallow
Carl Marx

I think he sold appliances in Brooklyn.

4 posted on 07/14/2011 7:32:01 AM PDT by decimon
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To: marshmallow

Thought it was “Karl” like Karl Rove.


5 posted on 07/14/2011 7:32:19 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Sans Sarah-Bachmann's The One.")
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To: decimon

No automobiles, as in Car Max.


6 posted on 07/14/2011 7:33:24 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Sans Sarah-Bachmann's The One.")
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To: RitchieAprile

7 posted on 07/14/2011 7:33:52 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: marshmallow

Yo, Josef!

About those Divisions of the Pope.......


8 posted on 07/14/2011 7:36:14 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: Da Coyote

thanks for the laugh.....


9 posted on 07/14/2011 7:38:05 AM PDT by Kimmers (Tell a lie often enough it becomes political........)
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To: RitchieAprile

I’d love to get rid of that a-hole, too. I wonder how well that thing is bolted to the ground? You could “borrow” a semi tractor, a bunch of chains, tie the chains to the back of the tractor frame, wrap the other end of the chains around that effer, kick the tractor in the lowest low gear and slowly pull him off the sidewalk. Once off of the sidewalk and onto the street drag his @$$ up to the University Bridge on I-5 and then drop him into Lake Union.

You’d see the Leftists across the nation and around the world FLIP OUT!

Then leave the tractor and make a quick escape in a waiting car. LOL!

Be sure to video the whole thing and post it to GoogTube! LOL!


10 posted on 07/14/2011 7:42:29 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

11 posted on 07/14/2011 7:43:40 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: EyeGuy

Yo, Josef!

About those Divisions of the Pope.......

Well, ya just can’t beat legions of angels.


12 posted on 07/14/2011 7:43:57 AM PDT by Fred Hayek (FUBO, the No Talent Pop Star pResident.)
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To: marshmallow
Obama has asked that it be shipped to the Whitehouse so he can display it with pride on the front lawn...
13 posted on 07/14/2011 7:47:55 AM PDT by apillar
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To: marshmallow
it was a two-meter bronze bust on a six-meter granite stand.

Considering the value of bronze these days I say sell it for scrap. A proper end where a combination of capitalism and religion dispose of Marx once and for all.
14 posted on 07/14/2011 7:47:55 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

That thing is bronze, isn’t it? Good for thousands at
one of the SoDo scrap metal yards...


15 posted on 07/14/2011 7:50:44 AM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: GonzoGOP

Actuall it was sold to Obama. He is secretly having it moved here for after his re-election. He plans to replace the Iwo Jima Monument.


16 posted on 07/14/2011 8:03:01 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (Socialism...Easier said than done.)
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To: screaminsunshine
Actuall it was sold to Obama. He is secretly having it moved here for after his re-election. He plans to replace the Iwo Jima Monument.

I seriously would like to see him try. I have a feeling that a few Marines (as in all those still breathing) might have something to say about that. All out street brawl code pink and the DU Crew against the USMC. Heck just selling the pay per view on that could eliminate the debt ceiling mess.
17 posted on 07/14/2011 8:09:41 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: RitchieAprile

Yeah, it’s bronze but I don’t know what kind of internal framing it has. Probably a low grade steel tubing.

Now that would be funny. After pulling Lenin out of the sidewalk drag his @$$ down Aurora Ave. and exit off of the viaduct by the stadiums. Pull up to one of the scrap yards in the SoDo and see how much you could get for him! LOL!

Scrapyard clerk: Son, you gotta bronze statute of Lenin yer draggin’ behind ya.
Lenin thief: Yeah! How much can I get for him???? Hurry, recycle him quickly like Soylent Green!


18 posted on 07/14/2011 8:12:29 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: marshmallow

This makes my day. I kind of like the Iraqi custom of throwing shoes at statues of political has-beens. Maybe the Russians could do something like that with the Marx statue.


19 posted on 07/14/2011 8:12:49 AM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: dfwgator

Where did that happen? That could happen to the Seattle Lenin one day in the future! At least I can hope.


20 posted on 07/14/2011 8:13:42 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: screaminsunshine
He plans to replace the Iwo Jima Monument.

That ought to be funny, but this guy is just so creepy that it might actually happen.

21 posted on 07/14/2011 8:18:35 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: marshmallow
>>>>>>>The cathedral complex will be built on the place of the church built in 1800-1824 and blown up in 1934.<<<<<

In the 1918-38 period, Communists destroyed 53,500 of 54,000 churches i.e. only 500 (1%) remained. Clergy was exterminated.

American bankers bankrolled Communist takeover of Russia. Without them, this mayhem would not happen. This sordid history lesson is a dire warning to Americans what might befel America.

22 posted on 07/14/2011 8:53:17 AM PDT by DTA (U.S. Centcom vs. U.S. AFRICOM)
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