In a few recent posts, I made some rather disparaging remarks about Kim Jong-il. I do want to retract those statements.
I was born in 1972. Communism was still a [B]serious[/B] threat to the capitalists at that time, and, until Gorbachev, it only got worse.
I grew up hearing about the "Evil Empire", ducking under my desk for bomb drills at school, and being completely brainwashed about the wonder of capitalism. In 9th grade, for example, we read Ayn Rand.
[FONT=Garamond]Look around, my revolutionary brothers and sisters, and see what corporate capitalism has purged upon our world. This great recession is from the hands of this "laissez faire" form of economic slavery advocated by the selfish swine we call the upper class. And their businesses get bailouts, while the people of the world are thrown out on the streets. What happened to America being the land of the opportunity if everyone is out of the job? Where is the bailout for the hard-working
When it comes to my family's (American side) political views, I come from a long line of Republicans. My parents are Republicans, my aunts, uncles, cousins and peers were all Republicans. Even I considered myself a Republican. Deeply confused on how easily I defeected from Republicanism to Socialism, I did minor research on my past and the Republican party.
I looked at my past, and though my ideals were against the Republicans more than the Democrats, I dubbed myself a Republican none
If you were to look around yourself as you stepped out onto the street, if you paid attention to advertisements on bank windows and television, you would see evidence of the incredible myth that seems to state that capitalism is ultimately beneficial for everybody and anybody can succeed under the capitalist system if they want to. These advertisements will tell you about exciting investment opportunities in big businesses and the lie that you can, indeed, climb the corporate ladder and get to the
Updated 18th June 2010 at 10:38 by AK
Well, I'm in a bit of a twilight zone. I don't hold staff position on the forum, yet I'm effectively the only admin ever on in irc.
Because I don't have access to the proper logs anymore on the forum, I'll start a "log" here on who I banned and why:
*!*@rox-5D88FF07.rfcz1.ken.bigpond.net.au - rightwing troll
*!*@rox-B0C6BAE4.syrcny.east.verizon.net - Istatic - see quote
*!*@rox-FBD71445.cablevision.qc.ca - GreenCommunism - see quotes
Updated 29th April 2010 at 06:58 by Q