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Mon Mar 17, 2014, 11:32 AM

66. The Cold War was largely laughable for both sides.

The Soviets for their failed image of being a moral, hardworking worker's paradise. In reality, when you weren't sitting around doing nothing in factories that produced nothing, you were living under an authoritarian kleptocracy.

The United States for pushing the meme that Russia could nuke/invade the US at any moment, had this massive army, and was spreading Communism everywhere (and only the US could stop them!).

I'm absolutely certain that these fairytales were invented by profiteers and political bs-artists on both sides for their own benefit. Watch "Red Dawn," for example, for the absolute absurdity of the Cold War.

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