100 Years of (Mis)Understanding

Jim Jaszewski jjazz at freenet.hamilton.on.ca
Tue Nov 28 10:12:01 MST 1995

On Mon, 27 Nov 1995 ROSSERJB at vax1.acs.jmu.edu wrote:

>      At least one place that I am coming from is having
> actually seen a Soviet voting site in "the good old days."
> They were as I have described.  Vote "yes," under a statue
> of Lenin and get your goodies, vote "no" over on the other
> side of the room.  This was utterly farcical.

	So who's defending this?  Why do we have to put up with this shit
from you??  All I have to do is point out all the CAPITALIST countries
with CLEAR PLASTIC BALLOT BAGS, goons, and military `protecting' voting
booths -- not to mention all the dictatorships -- and suddenly your
complaints don't look all that reasonable...

>      I have not seen a Cuban voting site.  Is it different?
> Does one vote "yes" under a statue of Fidel?  I don't know.
>      Frankly I think that this is sad in that I am sympathetic
> to the Cuban regime and think that Fidel could easily win a
> real election.  Why stay mired in this dinosaur Leninism?  It
> will doom his regime to death after his departure.

	Some faint support.  I too wish Fidel would not stay on till the
end -- did you ever think to ask simple questions of us B4 you went off
all self-righteously??

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