Sound like this qoute is coming true?

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  1. Life_Long_Dem!
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    "Owners of capital will stimulate the working class to buy more and more expensive goods, houses and technology, pushing them to take more and more expensive credits, until their debt becomes unbearable. The unpaid debt will lead to bankruptcy of banks, which will have to be nationalized, and the State will have to take the road which will eventually lead to communism.

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    - Karl Marx, 1886
     
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    if we could have communism and still keep our rites...

    eere or is that socialism?
     
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    Marx died in 1883. Which of his works did this come from?
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    The quote itself is accurate ... the quoting of it completely wrong. Funny. Though some of us fringe persons did predict this (though we did it as a joke before ... now) it wasn't Marx who said it.
     
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    It's a hoax.

    Faux Marx - Megan McArdle
     
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    I wonder if Bernie Maddoff wrote this from his frustration with the terrible suffering incurred from house arrest?:lol:
     
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    1886 was probably the year the book was printed.
     
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    Everything these self proclaiming anti-communist idiots think they know is a hoax.
     
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    um, the guy that posted it, is a life long dem
     

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