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Caption Contest: Communist China

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It appears communism is alive and well. Coming to a '5 year plan'-sponsored KolHoz near you.

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Sat, 11/10/2012 - 15:37 | 2968177 akak
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Whele's Wardo?

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 21:24 | 2968936 knukles
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Ar frucking rook a-rike
Cannot see anyfing wif zeees squinty eyes.

Two stlike and ro rout

MSG for you!

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:47 | 2967855 gimli
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Albino communists used to be on the endangered species list, guess they are making a comeback.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 14:57 | 2968053 Hangfire
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I believe that's Storm Shadow.   

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 15:03 | 2968072 Mr Unknown
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Don't forget to execute the guy who didn't button up his jacket also.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 20:47 | 2968868 Jendrzejczyk
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Mao's gay grandson.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:41 | 2967830 LetThemEatRand
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Everyone who thinks it's really funny that Western leaders have convinced their masses that sending all of their jobs and technology here to a Communist country with no wage laws will improve their standard of living, stand up.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:53 | 2967868 AnAnonymous
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But there is wage laws. And guess what? 'American' corporations were shown a few years ago to be the first infringers and paying under the minimal wage.

Everything to satisfy the 'american' middle class needs for consumption.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 16:57 | 2968390 akak
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Blobbing-up!

Monolizing the speeching mean!

Offuscation!

Inability to self-indict!

Evasion of the mattering thing, the crustiest bit of it!

AnAnnoyingUs will do everything to satisfy his bigoted need for anti-American defamation.  But look hu is calling the wok black ....

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 20:30 | 2968828 Jendrzejczyk
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Nibbling "Wolf Nipple Chips " TM  and giggling.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 18:14 | 2968572 Wakanda
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Country with no wage laws?  Sounds like a free market.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:42 | 2967833 williambanzai7
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PARTY CONGRESS

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:53 | 2967866 williambanzai7
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THE DEBT RIDDEN CITY

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 15:10 | 2968097 resurger
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looooooooooooooooooooooool

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 08:24 | 2969456 old naughty
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E Pluribus - Fool em

Contest winner.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 14:14 | 2967924 JR
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“A picture is worth ten thousand words.”

And you did it in a second! Banzai.  And said it all!

Now that, my friend, is talent! You are the greatest.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 14:53 | 2968010 williambanzai7
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The label of communism is an anachronism in the world we now live in.

I'll tell you what is a load of bullshit. All those GE types who claim it is impossible for them to operate in socialist big government America. I'm very sorry to report they are the biggest lying fuckety fucks you will ever find. All that really concerns them is a cheap wage and the availability of goon squads. Paperwork and red tape is a minor nuisance to be handled by lawyers and accountants.

On top of it all, they constantly have to worry about the foreign corrupt practices act.

So tell us Jeff Immelt, why does GE love moving jobs to "Communist China"?

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 15:09 | 2968091 Half_A_Billion_...
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>Paperwork and red tape is a minor nuisance to be handled by lawyers and accountants.

 

Also, they are there to block any innovative startup to come from behind.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 15:19 | 2968117 williambanzai7
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These lawyers are actually doing something, unlike the ones that spend all their time drafting and billing reams of boilerplate SEC filings that never get read because they are written to be opaque.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 15:12 | 2968106 JR
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Bullseye, Banzai.  Immelt can just as easily operate here. And Jeffrey starts with a pal in the White House.

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 01:07 | 2969232 williambanzai7
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As bad as it is in the US, it is just a load of nothing compared to all the bureaucracy and permitting you have to deal with to operate in China.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 19:13 | 2968704 FiatFapper
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@williambanzai7

Your words are as potent as your pictures; you shall be our leader, cometh the revolution.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 14:15 | 2967926 RSloane
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Prescient. Thanks, WB.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 16:00 | 2968245 WillyGroper
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ur brilliant wb7! 

an absolute ray of sunshine spawning laughter in the dark & dismal world we live in. 

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 16:31 | 2968289 williambanzai7
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I'm happy to be able to make people smile while exposing the rotten ugly truth. ;-)

This particular subject really irks me because I constantly listen to people who want to or already do business in China. It has absolutely nothing to do with escaping the socialist business constraints of operating the US.

It has everything to do with hunting for profit margins and low cost labor. I suppose China will eventually price itself out of certain segments and the business will migrate to SE Asia (for example Myanmar) and Africa...yes Africa.

Indonesia's economy apparently grew very nicely this past year and the Phillipines are once again drawing commercial attention. Thailand is where Japan Inc prefers to operate. These are jobs that will never ever migrate back to the US and it has nothing to do with our political system.

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 06:14 | 2969382 old naughty
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"...The United States is a Pacific power and we are here to stay...", so he is

"...not just talking the talk, but walking the walk."

As the Trans-Pacific Partnership taking hold, he's off to Mynamar.

Here's a summary of what transpired in and after his last AP trip.

http://www.mahbubani.net/articles%20about%20dean/The%20United%20States%20is%20back%20in%20the%20Asia-Pacific.pdf

 

Another line drawn in the sand?

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:44 | 2967834 Lore
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Clever Americans. Your "electronic voting technology" is a pretty good joke. HA! HA! HA!

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:47 | 2967835 Ag Tex
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For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away: But the word of the Lord endureth for ever.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:44 | 2967841 Clayton Bigsby
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Is that the DNC?

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:47 | 2967853 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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No, it's Neo-Con headquarters.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:50 | 2967864 tmosley
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Not exactly.  This is where they all meet after the elections for coke and hookers.  

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 14:18 | 2967936 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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And here I thought that was Bohemian Grove.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 16:33 | 2968332 BigJim
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And here I was thinking the Fed had finally listened to Ben's interior decorating advice.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 16:41 | 2968350 akak
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No, Ben would have ordered golden curtains --- purely, of course, out of tradition.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:53 | 2967869 malalingua
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hahah! NO, its the RNC. With all the their thuggish tactics and rule changing, it's most definitely the RNC or Rupert Murdoch's Christmas party for the Fox propagandists. See all the red?? ;)

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 14:21 | 2967944 IridiumRebel
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You should move to Cali! It's gonna be awesome here in a few years after the democratic Party gets done. Plus they will need people as the rich and small business owners leave in droves for Texas.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 14:28 | 2967961 malalingua
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Didn't know how many fox 'news' viewers perused the comment section of ZH. Silly person, the Dems and Reps are the same party, wake up!

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 15:24 | 2968131 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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They are better off not knowing the Neo-Cons are Trotskyites.  This way they can vote for Romney over Obama because, you know.....because.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 20:21 | 2968164 malalingua
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Yep. I like to call them Mittiots or Breitbartarians, either way they are destroying this country. Honestly, have been on ZH for a couple of years and didn't know the Fox bunch would read stuff here, you'd think the articles posted would challenge their core beliefs to the point they would have to go back over to the fox comment section and get amped up on war, you know.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:45 | 2967846 User 3461
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It's funny, at 1st glance the hammer-sickle looked a bit like the EU's icon.

Anyway, it's clear from the picture that the right side of the isle has no respect for the enlightened party on the left side of the isle, or the other way, or something.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:45 | 2967847 UGrev
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The Romulans have invaded the neutral zone. Commander, I demand we intercept!

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 14:14 | 2967923 JPM Hater001
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Technically you enter the neutral zone. Try invading the Mississippi sometime.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 14:20 | 2967943 UGrev
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Good point.. :) 

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 14:35 | 2967989 buzzsaw99
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I think you meant to write "The Romneyans have invaded the neural dead zone."

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:45 | 2967848 akak
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So they finally decided to be honest, and redecorated the US House of Representatives accordingly?

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 14:15 | 2967901 machineh
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No, that's the state capitol in Sacramento.

But thanks for playing! ;-)

SAN FRANCISCO — California’s Democrats were poised on Friday to gain a two-thirds supermajority in the State Legislature, an achievement that would give them the power to raise taxes unilaterally and could potentially ease the gridlock in a state known for its fiscal chaos.

 

A supermajority in Sacramento — last held in 1933 by the Republicans — would effectively bring one-party rule to the nation’s largest state, where Democrats hold all statewide offices and where the Republican Party’s declining fortunes have been hastened by a recent nonpartisan redistricting.

 

Democrats, as expected, quickly secured a supermajority in the State Senate on Tuesday. But the unexpected possibility of adding a supermajority in the Assembly heightened the Democrats’ euphoria after Tuesday’s election, in which Gov. Jerry Brown’s $6 billion tax initiative, Proposition 30, scored a resounding victory despite fierce opposition from inside and outside the state.

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/10/us/politics/democrats-likely-to-win-supermajority-in-california-legislature.html?hp

MOAR phr33 moneyz plzz!

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 00:17 | 2967854 Orly
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"Oh-E-Oh! Ee-ooooooooo-Oh."

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:48 | 2967857 Nid
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Barry's 2013 State of the Union address...."USSA USSA USSA..." (doesn't have quite the same ring to it)

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:50 | 2967861 gimli
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Where's Comrade Waldo?

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:54 | 2967870 AnAnonymous
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Still does not 'american' symbolism. Lady Liberty and all...

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