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Old 06-16-2012, 12:08 PM   #1
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The Karl Marx MasterCard

One wonders if Marx would have had a MC account. In today's world, why not?









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Old 06-16-2012, 01:18 PM   #3
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This is surprising to me. I always thought of Karl Marx as more of a Discover Card type.

Now Zeppo Marx,, on the other hand...
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Credit: the opium of the masses.
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What I was expecting to see in the article, but didn't, is that when Chemnitz was part of the German Democratic Republic (aka East Germany), it was renamed Karl-Marx-Stadt.

Marx wasn't such a bad guy, and modern Marxists sometimes have something interesting to tell us (especially now that they can pretend that they never really supported the Soviet empire ).
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