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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
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User avatar #1 - commandershit
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Remember when Kanye West made the Confederate battle Flag "his" Flag?
#40 to #1 - captainstinkypinky
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#37 to #1 - superwheels
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He said in an interview that he was trying to re-appropriate the confederate flag the same way black people re-appropriated the word "******".

It's ignorant for him to think he could single-handedly redefine a symbol like that, but I think it's pretty ingenious for him to attempt it when most other rappers can barely write original lyrics.
#46 to #37 - pokemonstheshiz
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people here just jump on the hate bandwagon and associate him with other rappers. He does dumb things sometimes, but he's a pretty intelligent person.
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#120 to #46 - flogme
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thumbed because clerks 2
#55 to #37 - fuckyallniggas
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It should have caught on
User avatar #70 to #55 - thespartanpony
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i agree sadly.
#2 to #1 - schnizel [OP]
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Or did the Confederate flag made Kanye his Kanye?
User avatar #25 to #2 - twdeathnote
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If our Kanye isn't real, how can our flags be real?
#4 to #2 - commandershit
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*************** rolled a random image posted in comment #7763080 at Safe For Work Random Board **
Yes
#5 to #4 - schnizel [OP]
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**schnizel rolled a random image posted in comment #84 at Did i sink this deep? **
>mfw
#48 to #5 - HAMMATIMEZ
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That's me!

I'm so excited and happy right now, I don't even know why.
User avatar #67 to #48 - zaxzwim
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what game was that?
User avatar #68 to #67 - HAMMATIMEZ
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Moonbase Alpha
User avatar #119 to #68 - zaxzwim
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i should've known
User avatar #6 to #5 - commandershit
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So you became Brony board for a moment?
User avatar #20 to #6 - ryugazan
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Brony board? Dude, that's the best game right there, Moonbase Alpha, on steam.
User avatar #7 to #6 - schnizel [OP]
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****
User avatar #3 to #2 - schnizel [OP]
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make*
#10 - jaked
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TIL that Che was a racist, who knew
#57 to #10 - magicboudha
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Who from Argentina isn't.
#11 to #10 - schnizel [OP]
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oy vey
shut it down
#42 to #11 - limb
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Those dirty Jews.
Those dirty Jews.
#112 to #11 - produx
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#30 to #11 - marcomb
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#21 - comradewinter
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Look up the quote, none of them are but speculations that he said it. They don't provide context, just toss it into a pot of communist-hating essays.

And to be fair, most of the atrocities that happened at Cuba are either made up or excaggerated to the max. It's no secret that the US took a load of action against the country, and other socialist nations in South America, just because they didn't like socialism. Castro respected the US, even wanted to become a baseball pro, and wanted to keep a good relationship with them and build a bridge between socialism and capitalism in a time where it was needed. But to no surprise, a failed invasion, numerous assassination attempts, and a trade embargo, eventually led to Castro forming an alliance with the Soviet Union to become untouchable, and that's when the downfall would begin.

The result was being alienated by the West, and even if hipsters are downright retarded for buying a Che Guevara shirt for 60$ to show how much they fight injustice with their iPads, he has been accused of doing a lot of things that have never been proven. I'm sure he had his own issues, and he's not the hero people make him out to be, however he's not a genocidal maniac either. He was a doctor who saw injustice in South America and wanted to fight it.

That being said, even Lincoln was racist, so anyone can really be. It's all about to which degree.

#22 to #21 - endospore
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#23 to #22 - comradewinter
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Thank you for your input. I will remember this the next time I feel like posting a comment, that while some people enjoy learning things from a new perspective, endospore doesn't, and therefore I should never post a comment similar to this one ever again.
#24 to #23 - endospore
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I grew up in an upper middle class white suburb in the nineties. Half of my class did reports on Che Guevara whenever given the opportunity. It's become so cliched to point out how hypocritical it is to wear Che Guevara t-shirts to the point where you sound like you're just regurgitating a learned speech whenever someone mentions that Che Guevara was actually not quite a good guy, and now you're taking it one step further by making pointing out the cliche become a cliche.
#26 to #24 - comradewinter
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That's interesting, but unfortunately the world doesn't revolve around you at all. I never learned about Che Guevara as a person in school, just that he was central in the Cuban Revolution, and I'm sure very few schools actually put any focus on him, other than slander. So whatever applies to you, will likely not be the case for others. Like I said, some people might enjoy seeing things from another light, while others shut it out as they are clearly aware they know everything.
That's interesting, but unfortunately the world doesn't revolve around you at all. I never learned about Che Guevara as a person in school, just that he was central in the Cuban Revolution, and I'm sure very few schools actually put any focus on him, other than slander. So whatever applies to you, will likely not be the case for others. Like I said, some people might enjoy seeing things from another light, while others shut it out as they are clearly aware they know everything.
#27 to #26 - endospore
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This is the internet. According to demographic polls, well over half of us grew up in the nineties. I would be shocked if anywhere less than half of this site could give a complete report of Che Guevara from memory.
#29 to #27 - comradewinter
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According to demographics, about half of the population here is from the US, the rest from places that couldn't give two ***** about Guevara and thus never learned anything about him as a person. The demographics posted here earlier also show that more than half of the people here are 16-20, neither of which could write a report in the 90's. Remember that people who went to school and wrote reports in the 90's would be around 15 at the time, so they would be born in the early-mid 80's to qualify. This makes you 29-34 years old, and I really doubt "well over half" of this site is that old, even if I didn't pay much attention to the demographics. It's a difference between growing up in the 90's and being born in the 90's.

So no, you growing up in the 90's in the US is not a very good example of a typical FJ user.
#31 to #29 - endospore
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#32 to #31 - comradewinter
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Way to end an argument.
#33 to #32 - endospore
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Thanks. I got bored of it since you're taking it way too seriously and as I stated before, I don't really care.
User avatar #71 to #21 - schnizel [OP]
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The thing is he went to Africa to start a revolution and has seen that he can't command the nigros for ****.
#52 to #21 - anon id: fbee03a2
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He did a lot of bad stuff which outweighs the good stuff he might've done.
#54 to #52 - comradewinter
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He did a lot of bad stuff, but most of it never actually happened. That was my point. Some people like to spread that he started a black genocide, shot people who looked at him in a funny way and so on. Most of the bad stuff he did, he did to people who were pretty bad themselves, before the revolution.
#61 to #21 - yuukoku
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>The U.S. didn't want to ally with socialists at all even if they weren't hostile because that would signal to other countries and our own people that we approve of socialism.

Look, I have a personal reason to hate communists, so I've got kind of a bias here, but this was an undeniable fact. As long as Fidel kept Cuba socialist, we didn't care what he thought of us; We just wanted to get rid of communism.
User avatar #28 to #21 - konradkurze
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well thats the thing, history is written by the most power side at the time....and sometimes later edited by whoever becomes the greater power

usa writes its 'facts' to glorify itself and its allies and rain **** on anyone neutral or against usa so people get the misinformation about that other side
User avatar #100 to #28 - xxbandwagonxx
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Even economist agree that the 20th century was the worlds greatest economic experiment, where most forms existed at once on a large scale.
The result was communism does not work economically. You still need a free market.

I don't care much for arguing policies but economics is the only place where you can argue facts without peoples morality deciding what government is best.
User avatar #117 to #100 - economic
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" 20th century was the worlds greatest economic experiment"
Too true
User avatar #110 to #100 - konradkurze
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my russian friend told me that just before Lenin came to power, the russians were already in a revolution and practicing a form of communism that allowed market power

if Vladimir had left it alone russia would have been greater that it was
User avatar #139 to #110 - xxbandwagonxx
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I'll have to look into that, but communism had just started in many other countries during that time as well.
User avatar #140 to #139 - konradkurze
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one thing that could be said...look at china

theyre like "hey look we're so communist, and see how america owes part of its economy to us"
User avatar #142 to #140 - xxbandwagonxx
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China's not even an exception they're proving that the free market works better than a communist market. The reason why they're doing so well is that they're experiencing their version of industrial revolution.
This is a time when the government will look away from its economic sector and allow it to prosper before it either starts regulating it or gets regulated by it.

A countries government and economy exist as two separate entities, both can be communist but they don't have to be.
User avatar #144 to #142 - konradkurze
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well theres like 2 dozen versions of 'communism', just the smarter ones allow the market open enough for the country to prosper without it being all about greed like democratic systems are
User avatar #136 to #110 - snoppslickarn
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u fat ******
#137 to #136 - konradkurze
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#39 to #28 - thebilliam
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I finally agree with you
I finally agree with you
#65 to #39 - konradkurze
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User avatar #17 - Lycanz
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I hate when people compare entertainers to revolutionaries. Is that the minimum standard for what's grounds to entertain you? Che Guevarra?
User avatar #43 to #17 - nebuchadnezzaurus
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Or when "celebrities" unjustly compare themselves to truly important and influential people
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User avatar #58 to #50 - athojew
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The feed has mislead?
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#125 - goblingang
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Che wrote that quote in his diary as a youth who had just left an Argentinian white neighbourhood and just arrived in a Venezuelan slum. Most whites in Latin America were very racist at the time, so it is not surprising he would come out with such talk.

However, Only to someone completely uninformed, could Che (a man who fought in Africa with an all black army against white South African mercenaries of Apartheid) be seen as "racist" for a diary passage he wrote as a youth 15 years earlier.

tl;dr Quote was from young che who grew up in white surroundings, but he would later fight alongside black african guerrilas and work with other black men.

pic related, it's Che chillin with a bunch of Congolese revolutionaries.
#141 to #125 - spunkball
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#126 to #125 - goblingang
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Here's another pic
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derp
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