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Old 9th February 2018, 11:51 AM   #801
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This is mildly amusing:

https://www.ckaleb.com/swapacommie/
What is the #SwapACommie Campaign?
As its name implies, it’s a campaign that aims towards one purpose: To trade away 1st world Internet Communists for hard working 3rd world Venezuelan Capitalists, thus Making the world a better place™.

Is this a serious campaign?
Of course, why wouldn’t it be?

But Kaleb, are you sure you want to cede your spot in that wondrous socialist utopia for a stranger?
A noble sacrifice yes, a burden I along with my fellow Venezuelans would endure with pride so that dozens (or more) Internet Communists can live in the utopia of their dreams.

https://www.ckaleb.com/
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Old 12th February 2018, 02:41 PM   #802
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What's that Naomi Klein said about Chavez's brilliant "21st Century Socialism" made Venezuela to severe economic problems?
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Old 13th February 2018, 02:43 AM   #803
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
What's that Naomi Klein said about Chavez's brilliant "21st Century Socialism" made Venezuela to severe economic problems?
Was that in the same book where she claimed that Milton Friedman completely destroyed Chile?

2018:
Venezuela: scavenging for rotting vegetables in a landfill.
Chile: 'Waiter, I'd like my steak well done'.
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Old 13th February 2018, 08:57 AM   #804
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Originally Posted by Eddie Dane View Post
Was that in the same book where she claimed that Milton Friedman completely destroyed Chile?

2018:
Venezuela: scavenging for rotting vegetables in a landfill.
Chile: 'Waiter, I'd like my steak well done'.
The horror!
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Old 13th February 2018, 12:28 PM   #805
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Originally Posted by Eddie Dane View Post
Was that in the same book where she claimed that Milton Friedman completely destroyed Chile?

2018:
Venezuela: scavenging for rotting vegetables in a landfill.
Chile: 'Waiter, I'd like my steak well done'.
Scavenging food from a landfill is sustainable living leading to maximum utilization for resources.

Eating meat is murder, leading to wasteful food production methods and environmental exploitation.
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Old 13th February 2018, 01:10 PM   #806
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The dictatorship of the proletariat always seems to lead to the dictatorship of the vegetariat - with no toilet paper.
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Old 13th February 2018, 08:46 PM   #807
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Originally Posted by timhau View Post
The dictatorship of the proletariat always seems to lead to the dictatorship of the vegetariat - with no toilet paper.
Not for everyone. Some are more equal than others.
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Old 14th February 2018, 11:47 AM   #808
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Originally Posted by timhau View Post
The dictatorship of the proletariat always seems to lead to the dictatorship of the vegetariat - with no toilet paper.
And sometimes you don't even get vegtables...see the massive famines in The Soviet Union under Uncle Joe and China under The Great Helmsman.
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