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Post time 2012-11-30 11:44:30 |Display all floors
Revolutionar Post time: 2012-11-30 11:43
It is not what you call it. It is what you practise.

North Korea is called the Democractic Republ ...

North Korea is not democratic of course.

But North Korea doesn't kill under banner of human rights.

North Korea doesn't harm you or me.............so let them have it.

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Post time 2012-11-30 11:50:47 |Display all floors
honkam Post time: 2012-11-30 11:42
Don't you get it ,Futsanglung is arguing for a fairer system and not DEMOCRACY per se.

It is you  ...

Is democracy the most important?

I will answer yes. It is.

For the vast majority in any country, that is the best way to live, the best way to organise themselves.

If you think democracies are war like, wait till you have a non democracy, then you will know what is war like.

The thread is not indictment against democracy. It is an indictment on China that it cannot be more democractic.
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Post time 2012-11-30 11:53:37 |Display all floors
Revolutionar Post time: 2012-11-30 11:43
It is not what you call it. It is what you practise.

North Korea is called the Democractic Republ ...

Oh...... so now your calling yourself a CRONY.

I'm sure the U.S jails people without trials under the guise of terrorism and yet you follow their

lead whole heartedly, please the longer that you harp on this issue, just makes you more of

a hypocrite.

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Post time 2012-11-30 11:54:55 |Display all floors
honkam Post time: 2012-11-30 11:53
Oh...... so now your calling yourself a CRONY.

I'm sure the U.S jails people without trials under ...
I'm sure the U.S jails people without trials under the guise of terrorism and yet you follow their

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Post time 2012-11-30 11:57:00 |Display all floors
honkam Post time: 2012-11-30 11:53
Oh...... so now your calling yourself a CRONY.

I'm sure the U.S jails people without trials under ...

In democractic America , there is a peaceful way to change things around.

In China you have to take up a gun or quit.....apply for green cards.
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Post time 2012-11-30 11:58:03 |Display all floors
Revolutionar Post time: 2012-11-30 11:57
In democractic America , there is a peaceful way to change things around.

In China you have to ta ...

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Post time 2012-11-30 12:02:33 |Display all floors
SMITHI Post time: 2012-11-30 11:58
pepper spray 'n jesus you saying?

Democracies don't intend to guarantee everybody gets every thing they want.

But it keeps the kleptocrats on their toes. The more democracy, the more the kleptocrats have to be on their toes.
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