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Old 24th February 2019, 03:29 AM   #41
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I'm a bit baffled - in what sense is it Marx's "former" grave? I thought it was his actual grave - at least I did when I took my wife there on our first date. Have things changed in the meantime?
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Old 25th February 2019, 07:49 AM   #42
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I'm a bit baffled - in what sense is it Marx's "former" grave? I thought it was his actual grave - at least I did when I took my wife there on our first date. Have things changed in the meantime?
Yeah, my bad. The original news report is a bit ambiguous about the movement of the original separate burial of Karl and Jenny.
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Old 12th March 2019, 11:36 AM   #43
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Well gee, how peculiar, I wonder why people would attach more importance to a statue commemorating those who gave their lives to protect this country than one representing a pontificating foreign crackpot communist.
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Maybe because he was neither pontificating nor a crackpot.

Or a communist. But only because he didnít want to belong to any party that would accept him as one of its members.
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Or a communist. But only because he didnít want to belong to any party that would accept him as one of its members.
Oh, well played, sir.
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