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BiggJawn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-03-04 07:44 AM
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61. It's a valid comparison, so stop whining.
"But Bush hasn't exterminated 6 million people!"

Two points:
1. "YET".

And

2. By the comparative time-line, we are still in the mid-1930's. Hitler hadn't killed 6 million by 1936, either.
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  -What do you think about comparing Bush to Hitler? Endangered Specie  May-03-04 12:04 AM   #0 
  - I basically agree with what you say  syrinx9999   May-03-04 12:07 AM   #1 
  - Agreed  richmwill   May-03-04 12:17 AM   #13 
     - and the mushy middle rolls it's eyes at the Hitlery tag  bearfartinthewoods   May-03-04 05:09 AM   #53 
     - And don't forget their favorite winger (Rush)  leftynyc   May-03-04 07:16 AM   # 
  - Over the top  HEyHEY   May-03-04 12:08 AM   #2 
  - true... but lets keep in mind that the vast genocide...  Endangered Specie   May-03-04 12:10 AM   #4 
  - Agreed  jsanteramo   May-03-04 12:12 AM   #7 
  - No, he believes his God will do it.  BritDem   May-03-04 12:23 AM   #21 
  - how about, 'Springtime for HITLER'?  bpilgrim   May-03-04 04:00 AM   #49 
  - Text book fascism for sure. Here are key links to confirm it.  JohnOneillsMemory   May-04-04 12:44 AM   #69 
  - Wait, the Iraq war has only just begun  devinsgram   May-03-04 07:40 AM   #59 
  - the military  amlouden   May-03-04 12:09 AM   #3 
  - Hitler also got a medal  Endangered Specie   May-03-04 12:10 AM   # 
  - Hitler has seen WMD  Mattforclark   May-03-04 12:10 AM   #5 
     - oh yes, poison gas is definetly a WMD...  Endangered Specie   May-03-04 12:11 AM   #6 
  - Bad strategy  tritsofme   May-03-04 12:13 AM   #8 
  - when comparing, its not all clean cut...  Endangered Specie   May-03-04 12:18 AM   #15 
  - Thank you  jsanteramo   May-03-04 12:23 AM   #20 
  - I agree  thecrow   May-03-04 01:10 AM   #44 
  - Both knew and received presents from Prescott Bush.  Elwood P Dowd   May-03-04 12:14 AM   #9 
  - Both liked dogs  Yupster   May-04-04 12:18 AM   #65 
  - give President Hitler four more years and he'll more than earn it  frank frankly   May-03-04 12:15 AM   #10 
  - I doubt Bush could ever come close to eclipsing...  Endangered Specie   May-03-04 12:22 AM   #19 
     - How many people has Bu$h killed already?  DoYouEverWonder   May-03-04 07:48 AM   #62 
  - prayer  amlouden   May-03-04 12:15 AM   #11 
  - Says  Mattforclark   May-03-04 12:19 AM   #16 
  - the shoe fits pretty well, imho  noiretblu   May-03-04 12:16 AM   #12 
  - RIght now, hes up to 10,000-20,000  Endangered Specie   May-03-04 12:21 AM   #18 
     - I dont think * is evil,  tritsofme   May-03-04 12:27 AM   #26 
  - Hitler killed about a thousand times as many people as Bush has so far.  JavaJive   May-03-04 12:18 AM   #14 
  - I'd support a Franco analogy too  DBoon   May-03-04 12:29 AM   #29 
  - Does Bush have the overwhelming support of the religious establishment?  JavaJive   May-03-04 12:43 AM   #37 
  - When talking about numbers, remember this:  HawkerHurricane   May-03-04 12:44 AM   #38 
  - Depends on the date. Hitler 1944, no. Hitler 1934, somewhat.  BritDem   May-03-04 12:19 AM   #17 
  - exactly!  frank frankly   May-03-04 12:24 AM   #22 
  - The similarities:  Mayberry Machiavelli   May-03-04 12:25 AM   #23 
  - Misleading  DBoon   May-03-04 12:25 AM   #24 
  - Interesting take...  Endangered Specie   May-03-04 12:28 AM   #27 
  - I somewhat agree...  GirlinContempt   May-03-04 12:30 AM   #30 
  - Agreed. Stalin, Hitler, Mao, etc. all have their unique differences.  Mayberry Machiavelli   May-03-04 12:32 AM   #32 
  - every despot is unique, but they're all despots  rman   May-03-04 02:21 AM   #45 
  - Comparing Bush to Hitler minimises the evil of the thrid reich  TXlib   May-03-04 12:27 AM   #25 
  - Bingo  HEyHEY   May-03-04 12:29 AM   #28 
  - same tactics  historian   May-03-04 12:31 AM   #31 
  - really hitler has outdone  rchsod   May-03-04 12:35 AM   #33 
  - Bush never wrote a best selling book while serving a prison term  wuushew   May-03-04 12:36 AM   #34 
  - To those not informed  cyclezealot   May-03-04 12:37 AM   #35 
  - Hitler had a firmer grasp of the English language...  mitchum   May-03-04 12:39 AM   #36 
  - It is Tempting, But  javadu   May-03-04 12:47 AM   #39 
  - Fascist yes, but * is Bush league compared to Hitler  JCMach1   May-03-04 12:50 AM   #40 
  - Hitler was a competent demogogue. Bush is dreadful at it.  aquart   May-03-04 12:54 AM   #41 
  - It makes us look like loons and thus benefits Bush  QC   May-03-04 12:54 AM   #42 
  - I agree with some on this thread that, as a general rule, it is bad  Mayberry Machiavelli   May-03-04 01:06 AM   #43 
  - He *is* like Hitler. If that bothers anyone, too bad.  Cat Atomic   May-03-04 03:47 AM   #46 
  - Hate to say this, but "those who ignore history  kaitykaity   May-03-04 03:52 AM   #47 
  - Actually, ties to Hitler go back 3 generations - have a read  ConcernedCanuk   May-03-04 03:54 AM   #48 
  - One big difference..  bill grasso   May-03-04 04:09 AM   #50 
  - Hitler took a bad economy and made it good  Gore1FL   May-03-04 04:38 AM   #51 
  - "Bush is Not a Nazi - So Stop Saying That.."  symbolman   May-03-04 05:03 AM   #52 
  - How about Rove-to-Goebbels or Rumsfeld-to-Goering ???  Junkdrawer   May-03-04 06:48 AM   #54 
  - Turd Blossom Rove was the first to compare Bush to Hitler.  snippy   May-03-04 06:56 AM   #55 
  - I've never seen that quote before.  OpSomBlood   May-03-04 07:16 AM   #57 
     - It's a useful quote and says a lot about Rove, Bush, and Bush's popularity  snippy   May-03-04 07:29 AM   #58 
  - Personally, there are few resemblances.  Bridget Burke   May-03-04 07:06 AM   #56 
  - Not really  LWolf   May-03-04 07:40 AM   #60 
  - What's John King got to do with it?  syrinx9999   May-03-04 11:57 PM   #64 
  - It's a valid comparison, so stop whining.  BiggJawn   May-03-04 07:44 AM   #61 
  - But by 1936, Hitler had  Yupster   May-04-04 12:28 AM   #66 
     - OK, fine....  BiggJawn   May-04-04 07:25 AM   #74 
  - kick  Endangered Specie   May-03-04 11:49 AM   #63 
  - I think it's hyperbole  uncertainty1999   May-04-04 12:35 AM   #67 
  - Hitler wasn't stupid  leftofthedial   May-04-04 12:39 AM   #68 
  - As long as it's done carefully and with respect to their differences, okay  0rganism   May-04-04 01:01 AM   #70 
  - Who learned from whom?  drfemoe   May-04-04 01:17 AM   #71 
  - Oh come on... Hitler had a moustache and was probably great at eating  Serenity-NOW   May-04-04 01:32 AM   #72 
  - I think it would be unfair to Hitler...  markomalley   May-04-04 03:51 AM   #73 
  - it's a valid comparison, in principle:  rman   May-04-04 09:19 AM   #75 
 

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