talldarkandold57 Report This Comment
Date: September 30, 2008 12:20PM
10 Planks of the Communist Manifesto
1. Abolition of property in land and application of all rents of land to
2. A heavy progressive or graduated income tax.
3. Abolition of all right of inheritance.
4. Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels.
5. Centralization of credit in the hands of the State, by means of a
national bank with State capital and an exclusive monopoly.
6. Centralization of the means of communication and transport in the hands of
7. Extension of factories and instruments of production owned by the State;
the bringing into cultivation of waste-lands, and the improvement of the soil
generally in accordance with a common plan.
8. Equal liability of all to labour. Establishment of industrial armies,
especially for agriculture.
9. Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual
abolition of the distinction between town and country, by a more equable
distribution of the population over the country.
10. Free education for all children in public schools. Abolition of children's
factory labour in its present form. Combination of education with industrial
production, &c., &c.
According to the Communist Manifesto, all these were prior conditions for a
transition from capitalism to communism
Well #5 is in the works... you go Democrats!!
Mint Report This Comment
Date: September 30, 2008 12:46PM
nevermind not getting started
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 30/09/2008 12:46PM by Mint.
fred smith Report This Comment
Date: September 30, 2008 02:07PM
Marx was an idealist whose plan had no chance of working in the real
world.....that is why West Germany prospered vs east Germany .....South Korea
prospered over North Korea......Taiwan propered over China (until China
reformed) and west Europe prospred over east Europe
zxz555 Report This Comment
Date: September 30, 2008 03:39PM
But he was never as funny as Groucho was he?
Monster1 Report This Comment
Date: September 30, 2008 03:45PM
Nope, only Dumber .....
zxz555 Report This Comment
Date: September 30, 2008 03:55PM
Off course it is all total shite to say that he was an idealist blah de blah
etc because he was not against the present day capitalist system.
He was against a feudalist class system where the common man no matter how smart
or driven had no chance to prosper or compete against the lords and princes of
the ruling class.
At the time of the Russian revolution I (& you) would probably have chosen
communism over the existing regime in which you were a slave and the serfs were
of the land owners.
Read some Russian literature, peasants lay starving and dying in the streets,
women and children too, while the wealthy nipped off to their holiday homes in
the south of France. Communism came about through a prosperous class's
negligence of a basic human instinct: compassion. The emancipation of the serfs
was equivalent to the ending of slavery, too little too late to stop the changes
in society that were needed. Greed for money always destroys society and
civilization. Nothing changes does it?
shaDEz Report This Comment
Date: October 01, 2008 03:33AM
oh boy, another round of commie bashing...
"wah, this situation I
am in sure sucks! what can I do to change
this? I know, I'll ignore any rational scientific proposed solution, because
that could never work as the same people that lie to me about everything else
and fuck me over constantly told me so... And blame all of my
those damn niggers and mexicans, beat my wife, and pray for a better time in the
how's that for bashing typical American thinking...
well, I am far from Marx because he never fought with reactionaries on their
the author Report This Comment
Date: October 03, 2008 08:55PM
Everything on that list just gives the government that's fucking everyone over
on a daily basis even more, you give all of your property over to the
government, all of you rights, to the government, anything that you would like
to experience, to the government, if you guys want a dick up your asses just ask
the Professors that teach (push) this crap, you are easily sold on ideas but you
have no real life experience, go back to your mommy's and you will get
communism..... total control of you, that you agree with of course, in a nice
Shadez, why don't you go start up a new "NAACP" type of organization,
then you can rial up that specific group of people and make them fight against
the current system even more, then, over the years you can push laws into place
that will pass because of the hardships and outright torture those people have
to live with on a daily basis..... it's a good way of scamming in the long term,
just look into Zionism and you will see where all of the real hate comes
from.... 'Niceness' with a catch, the bringing down of the principles that
started this country. Zionism is your principle whether you know it or admit....
or not. You are on a string.... but.... you like it.... so you eat even more.