First they came for the newspapers in Cuba.
Second, they came for the landowners in China.
Then in Cambodia--renaming it Kampuchea they came for intellectuals-massacres up to 1,500,000 people.
Fourth, they came for homosexuals, prostitutes, people who attend religious buildings and Diplomatic personnel.
Fifth, they came to take away business school graduates and replace them with people who would paint all day but not produce any surplus for jobless years so that when the rains, floods, cold weather or shortages happened people could look and say--enough murals! Basta Ya! when are we going to have some income, some support, some changes that will protect us for some years.
sixth, they came to confiscate items so that the various versions of truth could not be told widely.
Who are 1-6? They are Stalinists, Maoists, Leninists, Japanese Red Army, Shining Path, North Korea---and these are dictatorships that do not allow voting, or importation of radios (North Korea) or put thousands of criminals on boats when refugees were fleeing (Mariel Cuba) or assasinate their rivals (Kurdistan Workers Party)
Communism has a cute face--yet leaves a stench in your mouth. Or worse, try 30 million dead in Great Leap Forward. Sounds good but do not do it. Support left of center, respect for various beliefs, relgions, small businesses and greenparty, pro-family.