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  • Biden says Trump 'emboldened white supremacists'

    08/27/2017 11:07:05 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 50 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 27, 2017 11:03 AM EDT
    Former Vice President Joe Biden has leveled harsh words at President Donald Trump for placing blame on “both sides” for the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. In a commentary published Sunday in The Atlantic, Biden wrote: “Today we have an American president who has publicly proclaimed a moral equivalency between neo-Nazis and Klansmen and those who would oppose their venom and hate.” He said Trump has “emboldened white supremacists with messages of comfort and support.” …
  • "Refuse Fascism" organizer had nothing but praise for this statue of mass-murderer Mao Tse-tung

    08/24/2017 6:28:40 AM PDT · by ETL · 46 replies
    RevCom.us ^ | October 19, 2008 | Li Onesto
    Revolution #145, October 19, 2008 “Art and China’s Revolution” at the Asia Society Museum An Unofficial Guide to the Exhibitby Li OnestoTake the 68th Street subway exit on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and walk over to Park Avenue. Two blocks north, on the street divider in the middle of four lanes of heavy traffic, a 10-foot-high steel sculpture of a Mao jacket greets you. Then on the building to the right is a big banner with a drawing of Mao Tsetung surrounded by images of workers, soldiers and youth marching with red flags, Red Books and rifles. This...
  • The Biggest Anti-Intellectual Movement in History

    03/22/2017 11:19:03 AM PDT · by Epoch Times · 15 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | March 21, 2017 | Jack Phillips
    Throughout history, intellectuals have been frequent targets of tyrannical regimes to suppress political dissent. But Chinese communist leader Mao Zedong himself boasted about taking it a step further. After the Chinese Communist Party took power in 1949, Mao had instilled a climate a fear and terror. In the late 1940s to early 1950s, he mobilized Chinese peasants to kill off the landlord class, resulting in estimates of hundreds of thousands to several million deaths. In some areas, public trials became the norm and Mao’s politicized peasants became judge, jury, and executioner of the landlord class in China. Amid the repressive...
  • How Mao Radicalized Peasants to Kill Landlords

    03/22/2017 9:27:46 AM PDT · by Epoch Times · 40 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | March 15, 2017 | Jack Phillips
    The word for today is “classicide,” which means “extermination of a class” rather than ethnicity, race, or religion. The term is aptly applied to an unknown, under-reported period in Chinese history that started in the late 1940s and ended in the early 1950s. Right before Chinese Communist Party leader Mao Zedong took power, a Mao associate in 1948 proclaimed the Communist Party’s intent: “30,000,000 landlords and rich peasants will have to be destroyed.” Mao, unlike the Soviets—who used NKVB/KGB forces to carry out political persecutions—mobilized the Chinese peasantry itself to kill landlords and other perceived privileged classes. It came in...
  • The Worst Mass Murder of All Time

    03/20/2017 2:13:22 PM PDT · by Epoch Times · 26 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | August 8, 2016 | Jack Phillips
    A writer who exposed the deaths of millions of Chinese people during the Great Leap Forward says the Chinese Communist Party has released more and more documents detailing the bloodshed and famine. Tens of millions of people died during the Great Leap Forward, former Chinese Communist Party leader Mao Zedong’s pet project from 1958 to 1962—when he thought he could divert rural Chinese farm workers into mass collectives. While most might assume that Adolf Hitler’s Holocaust, or Joseph Stalin’s purges, or the “Terror Famine” of Ukraine, or perhaps even the slaughter of Native Americans in the New World, were the...
  • Mao Zedong-Era Dam Collapse, Worst in History, Was Covered Up For Years

    03/20/2017 11:12:26 AM PDT · by Epoch Times · 40 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | March 13, 2017 | Jack Phillips
    The worst dam disaster in history occurred during the end of Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong’s decades-long reign, and according to some accounts, was at least partially caused by poor planning and corruption. The Banqiao Dam had been built along the Ru River in the early 1950s as part of a flood-prevention and electricity-generation program. Chairman Mao ordered officials to “harness the Huai River.” In 1975, Typhoon Nina slammed the region—Henan Province in central China—with the heaviest rains in history. More than a year’s worth of water fell in 24 hours. On Aug. 8, 1975, it has been recalled, someone...
  • Stalin 'used secret laboratory to analyse Mao's excrement'

    01/28/2016 8:30:50 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 35 replies
    BBC ^ | 28 January 2016 | Steven Rosenberg
    A former Soviet agent says he has found evidence that Joseph Stalin spied on Mao Zedong, among others, by analysing excrement to construct psychological portraits. According to Russian newspaper reports, in the 1940s Stalin's secret police had set up a special department to get its hands on people's faeces. The ambitious aim: to analyse samples of foreign leaders' stools. (snip)
  • At the United Nations, the Curious Career of Maurice Strong

    02/07/2007 7:12:44 PM PST · by RKV · 29 replies · 1,384+ views
    Fox News ^ | Claudia Rosett and George Russell
    NEW YORK — Before the United Nations can save the planet, it needs to clean up its own house. And as scandal after scandal has unfolded over the past decade, from Oil for Food to procurement fraud to peacekeeper rape, the size of that job has become stunningly clear. But any understanding of the real efforts that job entails should begin with a look at the long and murky career of Maurice Strong, the man who may have had the most to do with what the U.N. has become today, and still sparks controversy even after he claims to have...
  • China TV anchor Bi Fujian to be punished for Mao insult

    08/09/2015 11:42:38 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 29 replies
    BBC ^ | 2015/08/10
    China TV anchor Bi Fujian to be punished for Mao insult A Chinese star TV anchor is facing "severe punishment" over jokes he made about Mao Zedong, state media report. A video of Bi Fujian singing a parody song at a private banquet and insulting the former Chinese leader in strong language was posted online in April. Mr Bi was taken off air shortly after the incident, amid great controversy. But People's Daily said officials had ordered his employer, state broadcaster CCTV, to punish him for "a serious violation of political discipline". Mao, who led the country through the Cultural...
  • Chinese-American Mom Says Common Core Is Just Like Education in Communist China

    12/01/2014 8:49:21 PM PST · by PROCON · 43 replies
    pjmedia ^ | Nov. 30, 2014 | Paula Bolyard
    "Do you just want your kids to be test machines and cheap workers for corporations?"Lily Tang Williams, a mother of three, testified before the Colorado State Board of Education that Common Core was similar to the education she received growing up in Mao’s Communist China. “Common Core, in my eyes, is the same as the Communist core I once saw in China,” Williams said. “I grew up under Mao’s regime and we had the Communist-dominated education — nationalized testing, nationalized curriculum, and nationalized indoctrination.” In a post at FreedomWorks, Williams wrote about her experience with the Chinese education system: Our...
  • Happy Birthday, Chairman Mao?

    01/03/2014 8:57:40 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 3, 2014 | Diana West
    The reporting on China's commemoration of the 120th birthday of Mao Zedong all seemed to come from the same angle. Festivities were "understated" (AP). Events were "scaled back" (Reuters). The following headline, which ran on the Fox News website over the AP story, is typical: "China marks Mao's 120th birthday with low-key celebrations." The story opens: "China's leaders bowed three times before a statue of Mao Zedong on the 120th anniversary of his birth Thursday in carefully controlled celebrations that also sought to uphold the market-style reforms that he would have opposed." Forget for now the "market-style reforms." Only...
  • Mass Murderer Mao Made "Mistakes," Chinese Regime Admits

    12/27/2013 4:44:03 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 19 replies
    The New American ^ | 26 December 2013 | Warren Mass
    When the Chinese regime remembered the 120th anniversary of Mao Zedong's birth on December 26, it was to celebrate, not condemn, his role in history — though the regime did at least acknowledge that Mao had made "mistakes." Mass Murderer Mao Made "Mistakes," Chinese Regime Admits The New American 26 December 2013 Mao Zedong, the founder of communist China, was responsible for the murder of tens of millions of his fellow Chinese. But not surprisingly, when the Chinese regime remembered the 120th anniversary of his birth on December 26, it was to celebrate, not condemn, his role in history....
  • OREGON: Govt. official: those who resist “gay” marriage must be “rehabilitated”

    08/19/2013 2:03:02 AM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    "Hold high the great red banner of Mao Zedong Thought--thoroughly smash the rotting counterrevolutionary revisionist line in literature and art" - 1967 During the Cultural Revolution in China (1966-1976 – the time when the greatest damage was being done in the name of the Spirit of Vatican II) people were bullied into rejection of the sě jiů, the Four “Olds”: Old Customs, Old Culture, Old Habits, and Old Ideas.  The Four Olds were equated with monsters and demons, “cow ghosts and snake spirits”, that had to be purged.The conforming hoards, taken up in a frenzy of fear and zeal, marched in...
  • Fan of Chairman Mao to help Tory leader Cameron

    04/28/2010 6:11:57 PM PDT · by neverdem · 7 replies · 240+ views
    pajamasmedia.com ^ | April 28, 2010 | Roger Kimball
    Yes, that’s right, possums, Anita Dunn, former Obama aide who told a group of high school students that Mao Tse Tung was one of her two favorite political philosophers [1], has been hired by Tory hopeful David Cameron [2] to help him prep for tomorrow’s televised debate with Nick Clegg and Gordon Brown. The British election hangs in the balance. Ms. Dunn had helped Obama “de-posh” himself during the campaign, showing him how to mimic looks of concern and concentration, how and when to frown, when to smile, and the makeover seemed to work. At any rate, Obama won. Can...
  • O’Reilly: Former Obama adviser Anita Dunn’s PR firm representing Sandra Fluke

    03/08/2012 9:18:10 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 40 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3-8-2012 | Jeff Poor
    O’Reilly: Former Obama adviser Anita Dunn’s PR firm representing Sandra Fluke Jeff Poor March 3, 2012 Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke is being represented by a former Obama adviser’s PR firm, Bill O’Reilly explained on his Thursday night program “The O’Reilly Factor,” suggesting that the young woman was indirectly planted at the center of the contraception controversy by the Obama administration... .............. O’Reilly went on to reveal that SKDKnickerbocker, a PR agency whose managing director is former White House Communications Director Anita Dunn, is now representing Fluke. Dunn is perhaps best known for her attack on Fox News and for...
  • Yang Jisheng: The man who discovered 36 million dead

    11/26/2012 3:53:26 PM PST · by BlueDragon · 29 replies
    BBC News World ^ | 20 November 2012 | Raul Mason
    In the era whose secret he uncovered, a journalist's office would have looked just like the one where Yang Jisheng works now. The tiled floor, the grimy window panes, the desk piled two feet high with papers, envelopes and books. The Mao-era radiators. The cigarette ash and the dust. Under Mao Zedong, Yang's good fortune was to find a job as a reporter with China's state-run Xinhua news agency. His misfortune had been to see his father die of hunger in 1961, at the height of the famine that killed an estimated 36 million people: "When my dad died, I...
  • China’s Worst Self-Inflicted Environmental Disaster: The Campaign to Wipe Out the Common Sparrow

    07/18/2012 6:46:59 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 9 replies
    IO9 ^ | July 18, 2012 | George Dvorsky
    China’s Worst Self-Inflicted Environmental Disaster: The Campaign to Wipe Out the Common Sparrow Back in the 1950s, China was going through its Great Leap Forward, an effort to transform China from a largely agrarian nation to a thriving industrial Marxist powerhouse. These sweeping (and often brutal) reforms, touched virtually every facet of Chinese life — and as one particular episode in China's history points out, the animal kingdom was also far from immune. In 1958, China ordered the extermination of several pests, including sparrows — an ill-fated campaign that eventually led to catastrophe. The Four Pests campaign Chinese leader Mao...
  • Atheist Communists slaughtered more than 100 Million people in the last century

    05/16/2012 11:05:31 AM PDT · by Milagros · 30 replies
    Book ^ | 2009 | Harold Eberle
    Harold Eberle: "Christianity Unshackled: Are You A Truth Seeker," Destiny Image Publishers, 2009 Stalin was responsible for about 20 million deaths and Mao Zedong's regime for approximately 70 million.  Pol Pot, who led the Communist Party faction known as the Khmer Rouge, killed over 1.5 million of his own Cambodian people.6 Add to these numbers the atrocities committed by Soviet dictators like Lenin, Khrushchev, and Brezhnev. Also add atheists like Fidel Castro and Kim Jong-il. All total, atheistic regimes have slaughtered more than 100 million people within the last 100 years. That averages to more than 1 million people per year....
  • NC governor recommends suspending democracy to focus on jobs

    09/27/2011 2:01:44 PM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 235 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9/27/2011 | Matthew Boyle
    As a way to solve the national debt crisis, North Carolina Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue recommends suspending Congressional elections for the next couple of years. “I think we ought to suspend, perhaps, elections for Congress for two years and just tell them we won’t hold it against them, whatever decisions they make, to just let them help this country recover,” Perdue said at a rotary club event in Cary, North Carolina, according to the Raleigh News and Observer. “I really hope that someone can agree with me on that.” Perdue said she thinks that temporarily halting elections would allow members...
  • Monumental Hubris (Chinese laborers worked on MLK memorial)

    09/07/2011 7:13:47 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    Human Events ^ | September 5, 2011 | Daniel J. Flynn
    Will work for national honor. We don’t know if the Chinese stonemasons who built the new Martin Luther King memorial got the job by shoving a sign bearing that message into the faces of its overseers. We know only that unpaid, nonunion, foreign nationals built the massive shrine on the Mall. They toiled for “national honor” and “to bring glory to the Chinese people,” one of them explained to an investigator hired by the DC-area stonemasons promised the job. Happy Labor Day! Martin Luther King died in Memphis supporting a strike by the city’s garbagemen. So it’s not a stretch...