May 01, 2014

Happy May Day Everybody

In honor of the day here is an animated celebration of the third 5 year plan,

Note in particular the bit between 2:20 and 2:34, and remember that this is a propoganda film intended to put their best foot forward. 

A friend of mine recently suggested that being a member of the CPUSA during the '30s shouldn't reflect badly on anyone since they just wanted "to stick it to the fat cats" and its not like they knew what the Soviets were doing.

Well, as one can see above the Soviet propoganda wasn't going to great lengths to conceal the anahilation of the Kulaks and in any event, despite efforts by the New York Times own Soviet propaganda man to cover up the genocide, it wasn't exactly unknown in the US. 


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1 Hurrah!  We've wiped out the last of the independent farmers and, since they were the only ones producing any food, triggered a famine that killed six million people!

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Thu May 1 08:00:05 2014 (PiXy!)

2 PIXY IS A WRECKER! Break out the plows!  We will liberate all of our blogs from the hosting services of his running dog teacher..... 
The revolution will be delayed temporarily while the politburo considers options. 

Posted by: The Brickmuppet at Thu May 1 08:17:27 2014 (DnAJl)

3 I had to laugh when someone referred to today as the "Seattle Tear Gas Festival."

Posted by: Mauser at Thu May 1 15:24:58 2014 (TJ7ih)

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