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Tuesday, 14 October 2008
The Slippery Slope to Socialism
picture: Colin Pantall
From the spiritual to the political side of one's self.
To find exactly where you fit on the political map, how close you are to George W. Bush or Tony Blair, or even if you're on "the slippery slope to Socialism" like Ho Chi Minh (pictured above), take the test at Political Compass.
To see where the US presidential candidates stand in relation to each other (and yourself), go here.
This is where various political leaders stand.
Ho Chi Minh's not in there, so here's the starting point of his declaration of Vietnamese Independence from 1945 instead.
"The compatriots of the entire country,
All men are created equal; they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable Rights; among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.
This immortal statement was made in the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America..."
Read the whole thing here.