Tuesday, October 21, 2014

People with Sense Need Not Read This

... but there are, unfortunately, still a lot of people with illusions about communism.

Particularly among the academic community and among those poor students who believe what their teachers tell them, one can find many who believe that communism is about empowering the working class and raising living standards for the poor.

One would think that real life examples of communism in action would have opened such folks' eyes, but such would be a vain hope.

Just to offer one more example though, here is the party boss of Hong Kong, in response to the recent demonstrations there, speaking about the dangers of allowing free elections:
... obviously you would be talking to half of the people in Hong Kong who earn less than $1,800 a month.
Heavens -- what a frightening idea!

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