100 Years of (Mis)Understanding
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
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