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View Diary: Bill Maher DESTROYS the myth of Reagan (video + full transcript) (127 comments)

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  •  I don't believe Reagan or his troupe made (2+ / 0-)
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    Nailbanger, caryltoo

    much difference. In studying the Soviet Union in intel school in the 60's it was pretty obvious that the USSR could not hold on much longer as a single state. In fact many were surprised it lasted as long as it did The "solid wall" of communism was largely a myth promulgated for political reasons in the West.

    What really brought it down was the desire of a few Eastern European states for a different type of life. The real heroes in bringing it down were the workers of Gdansk and countless other places.

    "Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do..... Go back to your command, and try to think what are we going to do ourselves, instead of what Lee is going to do." Grant

    by shigeru on Sat Jun 08, 2013 at 08:38:38 PM PDT

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