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caraher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 04:48 PM
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11. The main difference is the American Reich...
makes the cut between Volk and trash more on the basis of class than race. And exploits American indifference to class issues to disguise what's going on. After all, that's why *every* time someone points out the ways the rich benefit disproportionately from a new policy the immediate chorus from the right is "that's class warfare."

In other words, *engaging* in class warfare is OK, but pointing it out when it happens is verboten under the current rules of public discourse.

* is *very* kind to "his base" (i.e. the "haves" and the "have mores"), rewards them richly, does not ask them to share in wartime sacrifice, etc. His racket is even better than Hitler's because the folks who can be readily hypnotized by "cultural" issues like gay marriage and the Schiavo circus scarcely even notice as he picks their pockets and sends their children off to die for Halliburton.
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  -How Germans Fell for the 'Feel-Good' Fuehrer Dover  Mar-30-05 04:18 PM   #0 
  - Let's get this kicked and talked about! n/t  Stand and Fight   Mar-30-05 04:19 PM   #1 
  - I don't think we need to look to history to understand this  info being   Mar-30-05 04:21 PM   #2 
  - Well, they were the National "SOCIALISTS"  Kinkistyle   Mar-30-05 04:23 PM   #3 
  - Well, except that, it was really nationalistic "elitists",....  Just Me   Mar-30-05 05:42 PM   #18 
  - We can only hope  tavalon   Mar-30-05 07:35 PM   #20 
  - Cool! I have to get him in for an interview.  Sequoia   Mar-30-05 04:23 PM   #4 
  - It wasn't called National Socialism for nothing.  Wat_Tyler   Mar-30-05 04:23 PM   #5 
  - Yes, but the reason has nothing to do with Hitlers social spending.  K-W   Mar-30-05 05:37 PM   #16 
     - True. He squashed sociologists, humanitarians, intellectuals,....  Just Me   Mar-30-05 05:46 PM   #19 
     - No, I wouldn't consider them socialists,  Wat_Tyler   Mar-30-05 07:39 PM   #22 
  - Of course this was only for Germans.  Cleita   Mar-30-05 04:24 PM   #6 
  - U.S. policy has been blood for oil.....led by the Hitleresque corporate  Dover   Mar-30-05 04:26 PM   #7 
  - This is why we are not like Nazi Germany...  SnoopDog   Mar-30-05 04:33 PM   #8 
  - The main difference is the American Reich...  caraher   Mar-30-05 04:48 PM   #11 
  - As with all Bushisms...  SnoopDog   Mar-30-05 05:05 PM   #13 
  - I am seeing an influx of new folks lately  tavalon   Mar-30-05 07:37 PM   #21 
  - class warfare...  kk897   Mar-31-05 11:10 AM   #28 
  - but they CERTAINLY spout the SAME rhetoric - n/t  bpilgrim   Mar-30-05 07:42 PM   #24 
  - This is a silly and OT comment, be warned...  AlienGirl   Mar-30-05 04:39 PM   #9 
  - Maybe he used the Wolfowicz combing technique?  regnaD kciN   Mar-31-05 03:06 AM   #27 
  - Wow - Even Bush can't treat us half this well.  clem_c_rock   Mar-30-05 04:44 PM   #10 
  - Stop! You'll only make DU "look bad" comparing Bush to Hitler  Bluebear   Mar-30-05 04:56 PM   #12 
  - I always like to post this link as well, which is fascinating  Eloriel   Mar-30-05 05:22 PM   #14 
  - they also tried to co-opt the environmentalists ...  Lisa   Mar-30-05 05:34 PM   #15 
  - It all comes down to dishonesty.  K-W   Mar-30-05 05:39 PM   #17 
     - The other reason republicans win  tavalon   Mar-30-05 07:40 PM   #23 
  - I am thinking of the recent movie, Der Untergang,  Ojai Person   Mar-30-05 08:25 PM   #25 
  - Watch...  regnaD kciN   Mar-31-05 03:04 AM   #26 

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