Wednesday, December 14, 2005
Communism Murdered 100 Million+ People
Socialist worker paradises like China, Venezuela, North Korea and Cuba continue to murder their own citizens at a rapid clip.
The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation wants to build a monument to these victims who were slaughtered for a liberal-economic "experiment"?
Yet, this is how The Washington Compost framed a story on the subject a year ago:
"People are quite aware of what the Nazis did, but they are not aware of what the communists did,” said Richard Pipes, a noted Sovietologist and Harvard professor who helped document the death toll due to communism.
"There is this general sort of presumption, particularly among intellectuals, that, ‘Oh, communism was a good idea that didn’t quite work out so well.’
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