CHINA - Giant gold statue of Mao demolished [AN]


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Taken down due to “lack of authorization." Over 36 meters high and inaugurated in December, it had aroused mixed reactions.

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MY “mixed reaction”:

:clapping: :dancing::extrahappy::bounce::love: :whistle: :wave: bye … MAO!

heritage.org/research/commentary/2010/02/the-legacy-of-mao-zedong-is-mass-murder

Can you name the greatest mass murderer of the 20th century? No, it wasn’t Hitler or Stalin. It was Mao Zedong.

According to the authoritative “Black Book of Communism,” an estimated 65 million Chinese died as a result of Mao’s repeated, merciless attempts to create a new “socialist” China. Anyone who got in his way was done away with – by execution, imprisonment or forced famine.

For Mao, the No. 1 enemy was the intellectual. The so-called Great Helmsman reveled in his blood-letting, boasting,

[quote][size=]“What’s so unusual about Emperor Shih Huang of the China Dynasty? He had buried alive 460 scholars only, but we have buried alive 46,000 scholars.”

Mao was referring to a major “accomplishment” of the Great Cultural Revolution, which from 1966-1976 transformed China into a great House of Fear.

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