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Old 09-12-2013, 09:04 AM
 
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We have a statue of Lenin in Fremont for crying out loud!
And that is massive stain on the city. I hope somebody blows up that offensive murder monument.
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Old 09-12-2013, 10:39 AM
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We have a statue of Lenin in Fremont for crying out loud! Why would you think conservatism would be welcome here?
How many times does it need to be said that's not a statue of Lenin before it sinks in to some? Or is this simply a matter of trying the "repeat a lie enough times and it becomes a turth" doctrine?
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Old 09-12-2013, 10:45 AM
 
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How many times does it need to be said that's not a statue of Lenin before it sinks in to some? Or is this simply a matter of trying the "repeat a lie enough times and it becomes a turth" doctrine?
It isn't a statue of Lenin?

That would be a surprise to the sculptor who made it and to the Czechoslovakian and Soviet governments who commissioned it.
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Old 09-12-2013, 10:48 AM
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It isn't a statue of Lenin?

That would be a surprise to the sculptor who made it and to the Czechoslovakian and Soviet governments who commissioned it.
If I recall correctly (it's been a while since I've been to Fremont), it says RIGHT ON THE DAMN PLAQUE that it's just a sculpture of a random seamen.
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Old 09-12-2013, 10:53 AM
 
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Folks, Seattle is NOT liberal. It is fascist/progressive. Stop slandering liberals please. You conservatives need to stop calling fascists 'liberal.' They are not liberal at all. Soda bans, smoking bans, speech codes, etc. are not liberal 'live and let live' ideals.
They are liberal fascists. The term liberal must be included as the genesis of their very ideology is based in far left liberalism.
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Old 09-12-2013, 10:58 AM
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If I recall correctly (it's been a while since I've been to Fremont), it says RIGHT ON THE DAMN PLAQUE that it's just a sculpture of a random seamen.
Right.....I am not sure why a small mass murderer like Hitler is condemned in history, while the mega mass murderers like Lenin, Stalin, and Mao are given a pass.

There is nothing funny about Lenin. Fremont should be ashamed. At least they need to cover the statue with red paint for all the blood of all the people killed by his hand.
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Old 09-12-2013, 11:06 AM
 
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They are liberal fascists. The term liberal must be included as the genesis of their very ideology is based in far left liberalism.
Not at all. Fascist/progressive and liberal are opposites. Fascist/progressives have called themselves liberal because the word 'fascist' is negative due to a war we had with their European ideological cousins. They are not liberals! Also stupid conservatives have been mislabeling fascist/progressives as a liberal. Those folks should start using the correct terminology.
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Old 09-12-2013, 11:06 AM
 
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Right.....I am not sure why a small mass murderer like Hitler is condemned in history, while the mega mass murderers like Lenin, Stalin, and Mao are given a pass.
The descendents of Lenin, Stalin and Mao's victims aren't as media savvy.
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Old 09-12-2013, 11:39 AM
 
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If I recall correctly (it's been a while since I've been to Fremont), it says RIGHT ON THE DAMN PLAQUE that it's just a sculpture of a random seamen.
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Old 09-12-2013, 11:40 AM
 
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They are liberal fascists. The term liberal must be included as the genesis of their very ideology is based in far left liberalism.
A liberal fascist is like a conservative communist.
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