Escape From Communism

Escape From Communism

How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin. -Ronald Reagan

William Bradford, the Governor and head of the colony documented the tragic outcome of this failed experiment with communism in his diary. The results of this first collective were disastrous and led to famine and starvation with scores dying. Deciding that they’d had enough of this failed system, and to avoid further inevitable devastation, another system was tried, free enterprise – capitalism. Go To Site

In his 1964 speech "A Time for Choosing," Ronald Reagan recounted a conversation between a Cuban refugee and two American businessmen. When the Americans remarked at how lucky they were to live in America, the Cuban responded, "How lucky you are? I had someplace to escape to." Go To Site

GREENVILLE, SC -- – Independence Day concerts are especially sweet for the conductor of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra. "This 4th of July, I will perform a concert as usual with my orchestra and I will celebrate 20 years of my independence from the 'beauty of socialism,' so to say," Edvard Tchivzhel said with a laugh. Tchivzhel first came to this South Carolina town in 1991, during the turbulent final days of the Soviet Union. It was his first stop on a month-long U.S. tour with the U.S.S.R. State Symphony Orchestra, in which he served as associate conductor. Go To Site

Degeneracy, Communism, Image

Photo gallery of East Germany's transformation away from communism.

1989 Year of Miracles

Victims of Communism

Memorial Foundation

Nov. 9, 2014: 25 years ago today the Berlin Wall fell. To commemorate this historic event, VOC is proud to present this original mini-documentary about how the Iron Curtain fell and those who made it happen. Watch and share this brand new video.

Government, Incompetence, Oops, Communism

The life expectancy of East Germans has risen sharply since their state was reunified with the more prosperous West in 1990, a new study shows. Reunification added 6.2 years to the life of men in the former East and 4.2 years to their female counterparts... But in a reunified Germany boys born in 2011 were forecast to live to 77.1, and girls to 82.9. Mr. Vogt cited improvements in medical treatment and an improved standard of living as the reason.

Lenin Toppled in Ukraine

Too Bad, Vlad.

Statues of Lenin Toppled

Narrative, Socialism, Communism

GREENVILLE, SC -- – Independence Day concerts are especially sweet for the conductor of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra. "This 4th of July, I will perform a concert as usual with my orchestra and I will celebrate 20 years of my independence from the 'beauty of socialism,' so to say," Edvard Tchivzhel said with a laugh. Tchivzhel first came to this South Carolina town in 1991, during the turbulent final days of the Soviet Union. It was his first stop on a month-long U.S. tour with the U.S.S.R. State Symphony Orchestra, in which he served as associate conductor.

Incompetence, Oops, Experts, Communism

The Coast Guard detained 1,275 Cubans on boats intercepted before they reached Florida in the 12-month period ending Sept. 30. That was the highest number since 2008. "The influx of Cubans into the U.S. is increasing," said Ernesto Cuesta, who runs programs for Haitian and Cuban refugees for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Miami. The young people we are seeing are desperate. There is no hope in Cuba."

  If you want to make an omelet, you have to break a few eggs. One of those eggs was objective truth.

How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin. -Ronald Reagan Go To Site

Government, Character, Communism, Murder

Shin Dong-huyk is 29 years old. He loves Mexican food and going to baseball games. But any similarities between Shin and other young men ends there. Shin Dong-huyk is the only person known to have escaped from a North Korean prison camp. He was born into a life of enslavement and torture inside Camp 14, where he was starved, beaten and forced to watch the executions of his mother and brother.

Escape from Vietnam

Liberty

The term "Vietnamese Boat People" is often used generically to refer to all the Vietnamese (about 2 million) who left their country by any means or method between 1975 and 1995.

Government, Communism

A Cuban migrant who ostensibly floated in the Florida Straits for more than 20 days aboard a 7- foot makeshift Styrofoam boat remained aboard a U.S. Coast Guard cutter Wednesday as U.S. officials weighed whether to return him to Cuba or bring him ashore for hospital care.

Hate, Government, Threats, Communism, Assault, Theft

Nicaragua's new rulers made their anti-Jewish and anti-Israel views known from the beginning and quickly moved against Managua's small Jewish community. In 1978, Sandinista gangsters had set fire to the doors of Managua's synagogue while a service was in progress. Those who attempted to exit through a side door were forced back by armed men. The fire was extinguished and there were no deaths. After the revolution, the Sandinistas confiscated the synagogue and Jews received death threats and other harassment. ... The fifty families comprising the Nicaraguan Jewish community, who had lived in Managua for more than one hundred years, fled.

Narrative, Communism

BUDAPEST, Hungary – A statue of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan was unveiled Wednesday in Hungary's capital, where he was honored for his leadership in helping to end communism.

Lenin's Headless Statue

Bird shit on this asshole's statue.

H/T: Victims of Communism

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Communism

WARSAW, Poland – Former Polish president and anti-communist leader Lech Walesa unveiled a statue of Ronald Reagan on an elegant Warsaw street on Monday, honoring the late U.S. president for inspiring Poland's toppling of communism.

Lady Liberty

Lady Liberty

And she's still a beacon, still a magnet for all who must have freedom, for all the pilgrims from all the lost places who are hurtling through the darkness, toward home. -Ronald Reagan

According to a recent Pew Research survey, Vietnam today has the single most positive views on capitalism of any country, with an enthusiasm that is even more widespread than in Germany, India, or the United States. Go To Site

When Skender Daja, one of the executed men, was asked to beg for forgiveness, he famously replied: "Even if I had 10 lives, all 10 times I would have done the same thing. I would fight to be free." Go To Site