Friday, September 4, 2015

A quotation from Comrade Rick Perry's Little Red Book

A quotation from Comrade Rick Perry's Little Red Book

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One of these qoutes is from Rick Perry. The other is from Mao Zedong. Can you identify which is which?

1. "They’re vultures that are sitting out there on the tree limb, waiting for the company to get sick, and then they sweep in, they eat the carcass, they leave with that, and they leave the skeleton...Instead of trying to work with them to find a way to keep the jobs and to get them back on their feet, it’s all about how much money can we make, how quick can we make it, and then get out of town and find the next carcass to feed upon.”

2. "The ruthless economic exploitation and political oppression of the peasants by the landlord class forced them into numerous uprisings against its rule.... It was the class struggles of the peasants, the peasant uprisings and peasant wars that constituted the real motive force of historical development..."

Answer to come later. I want to make sure I give you some time on this. Anyway, it's good to see that Comrade Perry is finally carrying out the assignment that his masters in the Politburo assigned him after the failure of his first secret mission, Operation Gore back in 1988.

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