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meow mix Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 09:09 PM
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1930s Germany: "they thought they were free"
seems like a good time for this one again =)

http://www.thirdreich.net/Thought_They_Were_Free_nn4.ht...

"How is this to be avoided, among ordinary men, even highly educated ordinary men? Frankly, I do not know. I do not see, even now. Many, many times since it all happened I have pondered that pair of great maxims, Principiis obsta and Finem respice - "Resist the beginnings" and "consider the end." But one must foresee the end in order to resist, or even see, the beginnings. One must foresee the end clearly and certainly and how is this to be done, by ordinary men or even by extraordinary men? Things might have changed here before they went as far as they did; they didn't, but they might have. And everyone counts on that might.
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Christ was Socialist Donating Member (649 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 09:11 PM
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1. here come the moderates and Linos. "But this isn't germany" <nt>
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TexasMexican Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 09:49 PM
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6. technically, no it isnt.
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DenverDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 09:12 PM
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2. Deja vu, all over again.
The essay about the people growing farther and farther away from their government is identical to the current cabal's takeover.
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shraby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 09:16 PM
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3. In order to
Edited on Thu May-06-04 09:17 PM by shraby
understand what is going on, more have to read about the rise of the Third Reich and the insidious ways they treated the Jews in the beginning, first with small restrictions on their freedoms, which eventually led to the horrible outcome. Without that understanding, sounding the alarm today will probably fall on a lot of deaf ears. :scared: :scared:
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Faygo Kid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 09:16 PM
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4. Thanks for this post. You are right.
It will be one thing if Bush is actually "re-elected." It will be another if the American people tolerate the fraud that is sure to come. Either way, the American people - all of us - will bear the judgment of history for the horror that is sure to come in a second Bush administration. And rightly so.
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2Design Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 09:24 PM
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5. very good this agrees with what I feel and see happening
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