Tuesday February 1st 2011

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Thought for the Day

“The people who cast the votes
don’t decide an election,
the people who count the votes do.”

~ Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin*Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin

Born: 18 December 1878 Gori, Tiflis Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: 5 March 1953 (Age 74) Kuntsevo Dacha near Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

The first General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union’s Central Committee from 1922 until his death in 1953. Stalin assumed the leading role in Soviet politics after Vladimir Lenin’s death in 1924, and gradually marginalized his opponents until he had become the unchallenged leader of the Soviet Union.

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