As Communism Turns 100, A Brief Look At The Death And Destruction It Has Wrought

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By Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D. Founder of The Heritage Foundation ~

President Franklin D. Roosevelt called Dec. 7, 1941, “a day that will live in infamy,” and with good reason.

The date that Tojo’s Japan launched a surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor heralded America’s entrance into the bloody fighting of World War II.

But there are other dates that live in infamy, and many of them aren’t nearly as well known. But they deserve to be. Take Nov. 7, 1917.

Communism first took root in Russia, where Vladimir Lenin led the Bolshiviks Revolution in 1917. (Photo: Peter Forsberg/Photoshot/Newscom)

Anything come to mind? One hundred years ago this month, Bolsheviks under the leadership of Vladimir Lenin overthrew the Russian government and established a communist dictatorship. “The world has never been the same since,” writes foreign policy expert Kim Holmes in a recent article for the Richmond…

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