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YellowRubberDuckie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-30-11 03:54 PM
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63. Yeah, because I WANT FASCISM.
That is just ridiculous.
I CAN see a time if the right gets a hold of our government again. If you don't think these tea partiers and corporations are dangerous, you're in denial.
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  -We always joke about the "Hitler (history) Channel," but... YellowRubberDuckie  Aug-29-11 08:23 PM   #0 
  - Yeah, I know what you mean, I grew up during WWII. There are some  RKP5637   Aug-29-11 08:30 PM   #1 
  - Fascism never changes. Only the names change. nt  valerief   Aug-29-11 08:31 PM   #2 
  - To understand the Third Reich, you have to understand the humiliation from the First World War  no_hypocrisy   Aug-29-11 08:33 PM   #3 
  - Yes, to understand the Third Reich,  tabasco   Aug-31-11 05:37 PM   #89 
  - I just finished a history course titled "Nazi Germany" and do not agree  sammytko   Aug-29-11 08:34 PM   #4 
  - I hope that "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich"  Cleita   Aug-29-11 08:54 PM   #14 
  - Best WWII book ever.  virgogal   Aug-29-11 09:07 PM   #19 
  - It's not just about WWII but the events leading  Cleita   Aug-29-11 09:27 PM   #21 
     - There also were people in Germany at the beginning  newspeak   Aug-30-11 11:45 AM   #44 
  - I've read it several times many years ago.  pnorman   Aug-29-11 10:45 PM   #24 
  - " . . . industrial fascism." That is the crux of our problem as our leaders scramble to provide jobs  Major Hogwash   Aug-30-11 07:37 AM   #36 
  - It is a very good, thoroughly researched book.  Major Hogwash   Aug-30-11 07:39 AM   #37 
  - Cleita  Diclotican   Aug-31-11 01:05 PM   #85 
     - Do, because he was given access to all the Nazi archives  Cleita   Aug-31-11 05:35 PM   #88 
        - Cleita  Diclotican   Sep-01-11 02:16 PM   #96 
  - the inflation is bad, but we aren't leaving at lunch break...  stuckinarut   Aug-29-11 09:05 PM   #18 
     - that was the aftermath of ww1. 1921-1923.  indurancevile   Aug-30-11 01:03 AM   #32 
        - Right, the inflation that moistened the soil for fascism to  stuckinarut   Aug-30-11 07:39 AM   #38 
  - There's so many parallels between the rise of the tea party and the rise of the Nazis it isn't funny  Initech   Aug-29-11 08:36 PM   #5 
  - Human Smoke.  rug   Aug-29-11 08:39 PM   #6 
  - I get the same feeling  Bragi   Aug-29-11 08:39 PM   #7 
  - The Kershaw book is superb  hifiguy   Aug-30-11 02:06 PM   #52 
  - Americans scoff at any comparisons to the rise or the Third Reich  judgegblue   Aug-29-11 08:39 PM   #8 
  - What's strange is in Hitler's book "Mein Kampf", he  Cleita   Aug-29-11 08:55 PM   #15 
  - A strongly recommended read  The Blue Flower   Aug-29-11 08:45 PM   #9 
  - Also: "In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin"  Bragi   Aug-30-11 07:20 AM   #35 
  - No, we're not  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-29-11 08:46 PM   #10 
  - OMG!  dennis4868   Aug-29-11 08:46 PM   #11 
  - Sounds like a bunch of lunatics  sammytko   Aug-29-11 08:50 PM   #13 
     - Yes, those who are benefitting from the fascism rising  Cleita   Aug-29-11 09:01 PM   #17 
  - My grandfather...  dennis4868   Aug-29-11 08:47 PM   #12 
  - What happened was gradual and the worst atrocities  Cleita   Aug-29-11 08:59 PM   #16 
  - The poor and the brown.  hifiguy   Aug-30-11 02:08 PM   #53 
  - Then let's compare what's happening now  OnyxCollie   Aug-30-11 01:48 AM   #33 
  - Yeah, because if these whack job Christians get power....  YellowRubberDuckie   Aug-30-11 07:00 AM   #34 
  - When should we start comparing the two?  osteenq   Aug-30-11 04:41 PM   #66 
     - give me a break....  dennis4868   Aug-30-11 07:20 PM   #78 
  - We're just one Reichstag fire away  notadmblnd   Aug-29-11 09:24 PM   #20 
  - We had the Reichstag fire. It was known as 9-11. That's  Cleita   Aug-29-11 09:29 PM   #22 
     - +1  hifiguy   Aug-30-11 02:47 PM   #60 
  - With Obama in charge, Dem Senate, Dem house until recently?  Zax2me   Aug-29-11 10:09 PM   #23 
  - Again, see the comparison to the Wiemar Republic. We are led my spineless weenies. They are led by  Erose999   Aug-29-11 10:52 PM   #25 
  - Read "The 12 Year Reich" by Richard Grunberger  Taverner   Aug-29-11 10:54 PM   #26 
  - But great in market placement  izquierdista   Aug-29-11 11:24 PM   #27 
  - Absolutely. Its about control of the perception of reality without regard FOR reality.  napoleon_in_rags   Aug-29-11 11:34 PM   #28 
  - Exactly. It's make up your own reality. Are you listening  Cleita   Aug-30-11 11:41 AM   #43 
  - It will take another economic catastatrophe to "wake us up"  steve2470   Aug-29-11 11:53 PM   #29 
  - My son called it to me in 2000.  Lugnut   Aug-30-11 12:51 AM   #30 
  - And yet they peacefully transitioned power after the 2008 election.  hugo_from_TN   Aug-30-11 01:59 PM   #50 
     - damn you and your logic!  Rebubula   Aug-30-11 02:34 PM   #57 
     - Did they?  OnyxCollie   Aug-30-11 04:31 PM   #65 
     - So now we are equating Obama with Hitler on DU?  hugo_from_TN   Aug-30-11 06:20 PM   #74 
        - You are.  OnyxCollie   Aug-30-11 06:22 PM   #75 
     - Transitioned to another one of their own  FiveGoodMen   Aug-30-11 05:51 PM   #69 
  - Capitalism and Fascism are two different things  Hippo_Tron   Aug-30-11 01:01 AM   #31 
  - Of course, being Jewish you would rather live here.  Cleita   Aug-30-11 11:31 AM   #41 
  - A Godwin thread...sweet!  tjwash   Aug-30-11 07:40 AM   #39 
  - Huh?  YellowRubberDuckie   Aug-30-11 08:11 AM   #40 
     - Don't forget Mexicans or any others who aren't properly  Cleita   Aug-30-11 11:39 AM   #42 
  - ..."you will see how we are heading in the EXACT SAME DIRECTION! "  Cool Logic   Aug-30-11 11:48 AM   #45 
  - Have you seen the buses rolling  Cleita   Aug-30-11 11:57 AM   #47 
  - "...and we are reaching that degree at a state level."  Cool Logic   Aug-30-11 02:19 PM   #55 
     - You quote Goebbels for a definition of socialism?  Cleita   Aug-30-11 04:24 PM   #64 
        - It is, in fact, a Goebbels quote--sacrifice is the context and sacrifice was indeed the Nazi...  Cool Logic   Aug-30-11 06:37 PM   #76 
           - Well, they are not, even if Goebbels or Rush Limbaugh says so.  Cleita   Aug-30-11 07:14 PM   #77 
              - It doesn't matter what you, me or anyone else thinks...  Cool Logic   Aug-31-11 11:05 AM   #80 
                 - Socialism is not those things. Go back to your dictionary.  Cleita   Aug-31-11 11:26 AM   #83 
                    - "Real socialism is democratic not authoritarian."  Cool Logic   Aug-31-11 12:58 PM   #84 
                       - Well, I like Denmark and they are a socialist democracy.  Cleita   Aug-31-11 04:53 PM   #86 
                          - Well, Denmark is a Capitalist nation with the most free-market economy in the EU-15  Cool Logic   Sep-01-11 11:07 AM   #91 
                             - Yes, that's why it's called a social democracy. Yes, it is  Cleita   Sep-01-11 11:16 AM   #92 
                                - Actually, it looks like you have been convinced of the superiority of Capitalism....  Cool Logic   Sep-01-11 11:57 AM   #93 
                                   - No, I haven't been. If capitalism was so superior where  Cleita   Sep-01-11 12:03 PM   #94 
                                      - "However, this conversation was about your misunderstanding of socialism..."  Cool Logic   Sep-01-11 12:50 PM   #95 
                                         - delete  Cleita   Sep-01-11 02:23 PM   #97 
                                         - Government means of production is  Cleita   Sep-01-11 02:45 PM   #98 
                                         - Also, you are very naive to think people are honorable  Cleita   Sep-01-11 02:51 PM   #99 
  - Yes. We must wait for the total destruction of America before admitting there's a problem  FiveGoodMen   Aug-30-11 05:53 PM   #70 
     - "False hope is a form of torture."  Cool Logic   Aug-31-11 11:07 AM   #81 
  - I just re-read the Shock Doctrine and found it more disturbing today than during Bush's tenure.  Marr   Aug-30-11 11:49 AM   #46 
  - That's a must read IMHO to understand what's happening today.  Cleita   Aug-30-11 11:58 AM   #48 
  - Just finishing "The Shock Doctrine" now.  hifiguy   Aug-30-11 02:45 PM   #59 
  - It blows my mind that even DUers say you're crazy just because, after all, we're not putting jews in  lib_wit_it   Aug-30-11 01:49 PM   #49 
  - The players today are different but the model is the same. The core  harun   Aug-31-11 11:15 AM   #82 
  - That's why they're now headed in the direction of  hifiguy   Aug-30-11 02:00 PM   #51 
  - do you know of noam chomsky?  BOG PERSON   Aug-30-11 02:13 PM   #54 
  - Have you read anything or seen anything about the years leading up to WW2?  YellowRubberDuckie   Aug-30-11 03:51 PM   #62 
  - If Chomsky said it, then we all better sit up and take  Cleita   Aug-31-11 10:11 AM   #79 
     - i disagree  BOG PERSON   Aug-31-11 05:33 PM   #87 
        - He sure got it right about Latin America and Vietnam.  Cleita   Aug-31-11 05:39 PM   #90 
  - Unrec...  Rebubula   Aug-30-11 02:30 PM   #56 
  - They don't have to "shut down" these things any more  hifiguy   Aug-30-11 02:42 PM   #58 
  - OK  Rebubula   Aug-30-11 02:56 PM   #61 
  - Yeah, because I WANT FASCISM.  YellowRubberDuckie   Aug-30-11 03:54 PM   #63 
  - "Until they shut down Freedom of Speech, the Press and the 2nd Amendment -  OnyxCollie   Aug-30-11 04:57 PM   #68 
  - A few commonalities, mostly vastly oversimplified parallels, but also huge differences.  Bucky   Aug-30-11 04:50 PM   #67 
  - Give examples.  ecstatic   Aug-30-11 05:59 PM   #71 
  - Okay.  OnyxCollie   Aug-30-11 06:10 PM   #73 
  - I said much the same thing in Sept. 2001  LadyHawkAZ   Aug-30-11 06:10 PM   #72 

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