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Letter: The looming threat of communism

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

Slavery is denounced in no uncertain terms and rightly so. But, many who condemn the version of slavery that was in effect prior to the 13th Amendment wholeheartedly support slavery in the present-day version. Communism is slavery in its most virulent form. It affects people of all races, ages and socio-economic levels. It has been imposed at the cost of the lives of 100 million people who have been worked, starved and tortured to death. Once imposed, it is a binding situation with little hope of relief.

What about, “Communism is dead now.” Really? What about the millions under its control in China and elsewhere? Or “There is no communism in America.” If in doubt, visit www.cpusa.org, the official webpage of the Communist Party USA.

The 10 planks stated in the Communist Manifesto, their blueprint for taking over of a country:

1. Abolition of private property.

2. A heavy graduated income tax.

3. Abolition of all rights of inheritanc...

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