Thursday, March 24, 2011

A Rest from Research

For the past eight months I have been researching the history of China, the despotism of Mao Tse-tung, and the brutality of his failed policies in the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution. It has not been a happy time. This was a leader who did not have the good of his countrymen in mind, but only his megalomaniac ideas of ruling the world. The evidence now coming to light paints him as a man who went to any length to fulfill his evil dream.

I'm emotionally tired from having to read of the atrocities of his reign, and deal with the frustration I've felt to see how the rest of the free world turned a blind eye to the millions of Chinese people who suffered and died under his rule. Mao ruled from 1949, when the Communists took the country by force, until 1976 when he died. During that time estimates state that between 58 million to 70 million Chinese perished. There was no war during this time, so they died from starvation, torture, execution, and suicide.

Another mighty victory for the wonderful ideals of Communism.

Wake up America! Our country is heading for Socialism and Communism. Will we be able to turn a blind eye when the government police show up on our doorsteps? If you've never been interested in politics before, now is the time to wake up and participate.

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