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Merry Christmas, Comrades

Wumingren Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 11:07 AM
I spent 20 years in the intelligence community collecting data on Communist countries. My buddy and I often jokingly said things like, "Is good, comrade!", using a Russian accent of course, whenever we approved of something. And, when we left the secure compound in which we worked at the end of the day, we expressed our satisfaction with the day's work by saying, "Da! Is good, comrade! Another nail in the coffin of Communism!" Of course, in my 20-year absence, the Communists were taking over at home. Turns out they should have had us all working in the U.S. instead of overseas!

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