SCOTTY writes – Why not have interesting quotes on the blog, thrown in between articles? Might inspire some good posts and comments…
“The war that we are fighting today for the emancipation of the Chinese is a part of the war for freedom of all human beings and the independent, happy, and liberal China that we are fighting to establish will be a part of that new world order.”
-Mao Tse-Tung 1937
Amazon write-up –
….his intimate and intricate relationship with Stalin went back to the 1920s, ultimately bringing him to power; he welcomed Japanese occupation of much of China; and he schemed, poisoned, and blackmailed to get his way. After Mao conquered China in 1949, his secret goal was to dominate the world. In chasing this dream he caused the deaths of 38 million people in the greatest famine in history. In all, well over 70 million Chinese perished under Mao’s rule — in peacetime.