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Friday, December 07, 2018

Miseducated or Stupid?

A recent Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation survey found that 51 percent of American millennials would rather live in a socialist or communist country than in a capitalist country. Only 42 percent prefer the latter. Twenty-five percent of millennials who know who Vladimir Lenin was view him favorably. Lenin was the first premier of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Half of millennials have never heard of Communist Mao Zedong, who ruled China from 1949 to 1959 and was responsible for the deaths of 45 million Chinese people.

The number of people who died at the hands of Josef Stalin may be as high as 62 million. However, almost one-third of millennials thinkformer President George W. Bush is responsible for more killings than Stalin. By the way, Adolf Hitler, head of the National Socialist German Workers' Party, was responsible for the deaths of about 20 million people. The Nazis come in as a poor third in terms of history's most prolific mass murderers. According to professor Rudolph Rummel's research, the 20th century, mankind's most brutal century, saw 262 million people's lives destroyed at the hands of their own governments (

Young people who weren't alive during World War II and its Cold War aftermath might be forgiven for not knowing the horrors of socialism. Some of their beliefs represent their having been indoctrinated by their K-12 teachers and college professors. There was such leftist hate for former President George W. Bush that it's not out of the question that those 32 percent of millennials were taught by their teachers and professors that Bush murdered more people than Stalin.



Anonymous said...

All aboard for China See ya, wouldn't want to be ya!

Anonymous said...

Both miscalculated and stupid!

Anonymous said...

Thanks to a bunch of morons we call teachers that have preached for Lenin for the last 30 years. Now we have to "tolerate and accept"communists. BS

Anonymous said...

If they feel socialism is much better then they should get in the lines to go to China, Venezuela, North Korea or the Soviet Union! Oh! Wait a minute, there are no lines of people trying to get 'into' these countries. Just long waiting lists of those who want out.
These millennials think that a socialist regime is going to take care of them and they will. They will have a job, one in which the state decides you are best suited for and how much you make every day, some days less but rarely more. Decide what house and neighborhood you will live in, how many children you will have, whether you get a car or not, etc. Sounds like utopia to me ! (Sic)