Shawn72 Wrote:
Dec 04, 2012 9:45 AM
Y'know... my boss n his wife are from Bulgaria and lived under socialism/communism... they said the party elite were treated like royalty ... and then suddenly there was no more money. She said she didn't understand why the government ran out of money but she did notice that all the store shelves were empty within hours after the collapse of her socialist country. She said the turmoil lasted about 3 to 4 months; women losing their virtue is what she said. The unpaid police force tried in vain to put a stop to it she said but things like prostitution, theft, murder, rape etc... continued unabated. One thing which I thought poignant was that she survived for two weeks on a loaf of bread that she fried in re-used oil from an old pizza shop