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Spoken like a true Communist

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in response to reader comment: "China accounts for nearly all the world's reduction in poverty" vs. 'A country where "400 people have more wealth than 155 million people combined" '.

Submitted by Doug (United States), Aug 7, 2012 at 16:38

I have to admit, you are a perfect Communist... you are long on words, but short on facts. Following the system of lies and stories that has been the vanguard of the ideology from the beginning. In your own response you have failed to quantify why things were done, and those numbers that you quote are just that; since, they are not placed against the background of history. I'm going to help you...

Yes you are right China has lowered the poverty level in the country significantly since 1981, AFTER Mae Zedong had died and they had turned to Capitalism. At which point they became a Fascist state. While they were following the "ideal" ideology of Communism, they were eating dirt.

So 140 companies run the US, that I didn't know, but it's still allot better than many of the other dictatorial communist system around, where it's ran by a handful of bourgeois slave masters controlling via repression, oppression, and acts of terror against their populace. China is no different, if not there wouldn't be a dissident movement, there would not have been a Tiananmen Square, or institute against those few voices who speak against them but "are known in the west" house arrest. Don't try to go see them, because the people will rise against you, while being brought in on state security trucks.

History has shown that those countries that try to achieve economic freedom first, and social equality second have done allot better. Than those who have tried social equality first. Just look at the collapse of the failed communist ideology in the late 80's early 90's. It was like looking at mass of people puke all the heinousness of the system.

If you knew any history you would know that the reason why Nixon got close to China, was because Russia and China were enemies (almost went to war, and still are). They realized that they could cause a divide of the two most powerful countries in the communist world. Doing so putting additional pressure on Russia, and hastening their collapse under Ronald Reagan... "It worked".

There is a very simple rule that could be used to judge how good a country is, versus how bad it is. That is by looking at the number of people going in, versus leaving. A vast majority want to get into the US, while a large majority want to leave China. That speaks volumes of the effectiveness of the government, its human rights, economic viability, and hope for the future.

You still didn't answer my question as to why communism needs to use terror to maintain power, and also why the top two murderers in history are communist dictators

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