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Friday, February 17, 2012

The Global Land Grab

In Vietnam, Peter Doan Van Vuon, a farmer who fought back when police came to confiscate his farm, is widely regarded as a hero. His neighbors have actually considered building a statue in his honor. In the United States, he would almost certainly be dead.

The strike team that assaulted Vuon’s 40-hectare fish farm in Hai Phong on January 5 did demolish the family’s modest two-story home, forcing them to live in a makeshift shelter fashioned from a tarp. On previous performance it’s reasonable to say that their counterparts in the employ of the Regime in Washington would have made sure to incinerate the family as well.



Anonymous said...

Same thing the enviromentalists are doing here.

lastword said...

Same thing the enviromentalists are doing here.

February 18, 2012 7:54 AM

That's what the article said, along with corrupt officials, developers, etc.

It also said:

This is, of course, exactly the same racket being run by local commissars in the People's Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. It is interesting, and somewhat unsettling, that people to whom private property may be a relatively new and exotic concept seem to have a better understanding of what is happening than do their counterparts here in the putative Land of the Free – and that they display more intrepidity in fighting for their freedom than can be found here in the purported Home of the Brave.

We ALLOW them to do this type of things and we don't even FIGHT BACK. Not like the ones in Vietnam or China.

The land of the free and home of the brave has become the land of slaves and home of the cowards.

That was the message in a nutshell. And unfortunately, I have to agree with them.

I wonder when we will get our 'spark' and fight back against the corrupt government and police powers, along with the developers and corporations that pay off the 'less than honest' bureaucrats and others in power.

How much do we endure until we say enough? It's our power people, we can, and should, take it back.

They have used it against us long enough.