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Old 07-09-09   #9
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Originally Posted by Manifesto View Post
I think at best you can say that we outlasted the cold war, whereas the USSR was brought down by the massive spending that was required to maintain deterrence.

oh, and by corruption on a massive scale.... The people weren't sick of communism, they were sick of how the USSR had twisted the original idea of communism at the whim of a select few powerful people.

We only won because they couldn't afford to play the game anymore.

And the Weathermen did alot of good for the peace movement in the 60s, they just get remembered for that one incident which was perpetrated by some fringe members of the group. Thats like saying that all pro-lifers are violent clinic bombers because a few fringe assholes fuck it up for everyone.


Typical "liberal", always there to support the communists.
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