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Opinion: Thoughts to ponder on who says what
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A wreath sits at the Korean War memorial at Rock Creek Veterans Park during a Veterans Day event in Gainesville, on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. - photo by David Barnes

Quote from Karl Marx, author of the Communist Manifesto: “There is only one way in which the murderous agonies of the old society and the bloody birth throes of a new society can be shortened, simplified and concentrated, and that way is revolutionary terror.”

What has been going on during the past year and even further back during the Obama presidency? When did it start?

Joseph Stalin, premier of communist Russia from 1941-1953 has been linked to these comments: It’s not the people who vote that counts. It is the people who count the votes.

What happened during our current presidential election?

The Korean War was a war that was fought to stop the spread of socialism and communism into South Korea. It is reported 54,260 US military personnel died.

The Vietnam War was a war that was fought to stop the spread of socialism and communism into South Vietnam. It is reported 58,260 US military personnel died.

What about now?


Jim Threlkeld

Clarkesville

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