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2003-11-05 Central Asia
Mao’s "Long March" not so long....
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Posted by Seafarious 2003-11-05 4:21:21 PM|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [366 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 Can they retrace the famous Kim Il Sung "Arduous March"? I think that was as long as it took to get from The Wacko House to the Pyongyang 7-11 to buy smokes.
Posted by tu3031 2003-11-5 4:42:44 PM||   2003-11-5 4:42:44 PM|| Front Page Top

#2 It was still a hell of a walk.

But Fleeing the forces of Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek frankly this could have been done at Michael Moore speed.
Posted by Shipman 2003-11-5 4:45:43 PM||   2003-11-5 4:45:43 PM|| Front Page Top

#3 I suspect those 35 women were really, really tired.

And bow legged.
Posted by Chuck Simmins  2003-11-5 4:46:33 PM|| [http://blog.simmins.org]  2003-11-5 4:46:33 PM|| Front Page Top

#4 Gao Zhiyin, a spokesman for the Yan’an Foreign Affairs Department, dismissed their findings and wants to argue the matter face to face. "Can they change history?" Gao said. "The whole world acknowledges these facts."

Maybe Bulldog can arrange an honorary membership to the FlatEarth Society for Gao.
Posted by Super Hose  2003-11-5 8:21:59 PM||   2003-11-5 8:21:59 PM|| Front Page Top

#5 3,700 miles or 6,200 miles? Who gives a shit. Farther then I'd ever want to walk w/80,000 other guys and 35 women......
Posted by Jarhead 2003-11-5 9:32:42 PM||   2003-11-5 9:32:42 PM|| Front Page Top

#6 Maybe Bulldog can arrange an honorary membership to the FlatEarth Society for Gao.

Don't know enough about him yet, SH, though he's welcome to apply. I should warn that we do screen out communists with some vigour - they can be a little crazy...
Posted by Bulldog  2003-11-6 4:08:55 AM||   2003-11-6 4:08:55 AM|| Front Page Top

#7 Bulldog, are those Flat Earth guys just a put on? Did they meet in some pub and come up with this too pass the time waiting for the next football season?
Posted by Super Hose  2003-11-6 4:42:52 AM||   2003-11-6 4:42:52 AM|| Front Page Top

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