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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Jul 2018 10:10 p.m. PST

""Armed force is the backing of justice." That was Chinese warlord Yan Xishan's motto.

For decades in the early- and mid-20th century, Yan ruled Shanxi province, fighting both for and against fellow warlords, the nationalists, the communists and the Japanese. His rule was characterized by his search for the perfect ideology, which he called "Yan Xishan Thought."

Yan once boasted that he'd developed Yan Xishan Thought by picking and choosing the best features of "militarism, nationalism, anarchism, democracy, capitalism, communism, individualism, imperialism, universalism, paternalism and utopianism."…."
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Rdfraf Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2018 8:21 a.m. PST

That was one amazing Warlord!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2018 12:10 p.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it my friend!. (smile)


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