Friday Caption Contest: The Communist Party

To celebrate the triumph of the workers on this Labo(u)r Day long weekend, we present the following image, for your captioning pleasure. Remember, in Soviet Russia… um … I dunno … something strong like tractor? something. Why do you think I make YOU do all the work with these?

The Communist Party

The Communist Party: by invitation only

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20 Responses to “Friday Caption Contest: The Communist Party”

  1. Obi-Wandreas September 3, 2010 at 9:01 am #

    I find it interesting that silly pictures of these figures are considered acceptable, while a similar picture of Hitler, who only murdered 1/5 as many people as they did, would not be.

  2. raincoaster September 3, 2010 at 9:47 am #

    Oh, you haven’t been reading me long, have you? I think I put one of those up last year.

    I’m sure they’re with you and wouldn’t want anyone making fun of them either.

  3. Lori September 3, 2010 at 10:28 am #

    “Hey man, what did you say to Ho Chi Minh? He left!”

  4. Lori September 3, 2010 at 10:30 am #

    not really a caption, but just a concern that the only one with a sense of humour (if you’d know if you read his poetry), is missing from this pic. He’s also the only one I’ve seen in his mausoleum.

  5. raincoaster September 3, 2010 at 10:54 am #

    I know the one you mean. I hear he’s hanging with The Old Gringo and Elvis somewhere.

  6. robyn September 3, 2010 at 10:56 am #

    What a sad tale – the workers’ heroes! Marx, Lenin, Stalin, Mao, Castro – Oy Vey! With these bastards at the helm workers were reduced to pure serfdom with no opportunity for advancement. The great Soviet joke/slogan about terrible consumer conditions and shody production comes to mind: “We Pretend To Work, And They Pretend To Pay Us!”

  7. igirl99 September 3, 2010 at 11:41 am #

    “Have you seen Snowball?”

    “Actually yes, and that reminds me about the entree: In Soviet Russia we do things differently. Instead of pulled pork it’s putsched pork.”

  8. Frontier Former Editor September 3, 2010 at 11:58 am #

    “Hey, look at me! I’m wearing an anti-ice axe helmet! Now tell that prole in the back to get me another Cuba libre!”

  9. Frontier Former Editor September 3, 2010 at 11:59 am #

    or: “I’m hot to Trotsky!”

  10. Frontier Former Editor September 3, 2010 at 12:00 pm #

    or: “See that Komsomol chica in the corner? We’re gonna have a little party congress, if you get my dialectic.”

  11. Frontier Former Editor September 3, 2010 at 1:11 pm #

    or: “Mao has more chins that the delegate list for the 20th People’s Congress of Deputies!”

  12. Frontier Former Editor September 3, 2010 at 2:04 pm #

    than

  13. Frontier Former Editor September 3, 2010 at 2:08 pm #

    or ” . . . then, get this Vladimir Ilyich, the NKVD lieutenant and the Red Army political commisar look at each other and say at the same time, ‘YOU ARE UNDER ARREST AS A WRECKER AND ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!’ Ha ha ha, everytime I tell this it slays me, hahahahahahah!”

  14. Frontier Former Editor September 4, 2010 at 7:08 am #

    Stalin to Castro: “He may have written The Communist Manifesto, but look who’s Party Secretary!”

    Marx to Lenin: “You let that half-armed gimp be Party Secretary? WTF?!!!! That wasn’t in my damned dialectic!!”

    Castro to Mao: “If I’m getting a Party Secretary, she’s gonna be a mujer caliente!”

    Mao to Castro: “A 12-year old Party Secretary, yesssss!!!”

  15. Jennie September 4, 2010 at 9:54 pm #

    Hey Dubya! Welcome to the party!

  16. Frontier Former Editor September 5, 2010 at 10:27 am #

    Lenin to Mark: “Did I tell you about the time I invited Emma Goldman over to play a little “Hunt for Red October”?

  17. Frontier Former Editor September 5, 2010 at 10:29 am #

    Marx, damn mini keyboard!

  18. Blair Smith September 7, 2010 at 1:10 am #

    Costco has the best red beer cups and “party” accessories.

  19. raincoaster September 7, 2010 at 5:12 am #

    Ladies and gentlemen, I think I may have a winner with this one:

  20. raincoaster September 7, 2010 at 5:13 am #

    Bugger, where’d it go? Anyway, it’s via this:

    http://nagonthelake.blogspot.com/2010/09/i-read-some-marx-and-i-liked-it.html