Empire State Building Goes Red for Communist China, Sparking Protest

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  1. Revmitchell

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    NEW YORK — New York is seeing red over the decision to turn the city's highest beacon — and one of America's symbols for free enterprise — into a shining monument honoring China's communist revolution Wednesday night.

    The Empire State Building is set to be illuminated in red and yellow lights to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the bloody communist takeover

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  2. Johnv

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    If I were manager of the Empire State Building, I'd offer a compromise: I'll agree to turn on the red lights, if you agree to grant Tibet and Taiwan their independence. Until then, I won't hold my breath.
     
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    we're honoring communism now? it's getting worse here.
     
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    I prefer Red, White, and Blue!
     
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    A building privately owned can celebrate what it wants. They had just better not expect me to celebrate a Communist victory.
     
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    And this is why, in the words of Buck Owens, "I wouldn't live in New York City if they gave me the whole danged town!"
     

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