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Extremists have attacked the Capitol building. Expect calls to give the new President emergency powers to deal with this, the covid epidemic, and other great emergencies of our time. In times like these, we must bypass the delays inherent in legislative bodies like Congress. We need the President to take direct action, executive orders, relying on the best scientific advice from non-political career civil servants. Politicians are constantly looking over their shoulders at a fickle electorate composed of people too simple to understand the complexity of economic, social, and scientific policy. “Rule by committee” takes forever to react in a crisis. We need strong leadership, not divided government and perpetual electioneering.

To be sure, the President is old and feeble. We should grant the powers to his energetic and charismatic vice-president, despite a somewhat shady past. The more conservative Wall Street people in the coalition will be able to control the vice-president easily; don’t worry about past radical rhetoric. Of course, there should be a requirement to consult the President, reserving special powers for actions truly necessary for the emergency.

The night of the January 6 invasion of the Capitol building, I immediately thought of the 1933 Reichstag Fire, when Nazi Brownshirts helped a foolish Communist set fire to the German parliament house and used that as an excuse to arrest the leaders of the German Communist Party and pass an act giving Chancellor Hitler emergency powers for four years to deal with the Communist threat. But most people don’t know any history, and I had to go refresh my own memory on the details. It’s a fascinating story.

Hitler didn’t come to power via a coup. He tried to in 1923 but he failed miserably. That was the Beer Hall Putsch, named after the building in Munich that was pretty much the extent of his conquests before the army crushed him and he went to jail. He used his jail time well, writing Mein Kampf, “My Struggle”. His party remained small for years thereafter, but he had learned his lesson: don’t tangle with the army until you obliterate everyone else first. He was careful to keep the army neutral by not doing anything to offend it and he alternately blackmailed and wooed big business to get political funding. He restricted violence to the petty level of the Brownshirts, his club of young men who liked to hurt people, break windows of Jewish businesses, and have rumbles with their equivalents from the Communist Party.

Hitler was patient. He waited. The Great Depression was what he needed. Voters were fed up with the incumbent parties, and the Nazi Party started getting significant numbers of votes. In the November 1932 election, it became the largest party in the Reichstag, though not a majority, and although Hitler lost the race for President to old General Hindenburg. The conservative parties formed a cabinet, but it was hard to get anything done in the Reichstag without the Nazis, the largest party. The Communists and the Social Democrats (socialists) were the conservatives’ old enemies, and the aptly named Center Party (the Catholic Church’s party, the christian democrats) had long been on bad terms with the conservatives. After a frustrating couple of months, the conservative Chancellor Schleicher destroyed his political base when he made a speech advocating a planned economy with price controls, an end to wage cuts, and confiscation of the nobles’ estates for the peasants. His backers in business and the nobility decided Hitler was at least no worse than Schleicher. Nazi leader Goebbels wrote that the Nazi’s dangerously low financial situation “fundamentally improved overnight”, and President Hindenburg fired Schleicher as Chancellor.

And so in January 1933 the establishment conservatives decided to make an alliance with the National Socialist Party, which although uncouth, crazy, violent, and semi-socialist, did have more activist energy and voter support than any other party. The Nazis had no experience in running a government, even at the state level (Germany was divided into states—Prussia, Bavaria, Hamburg, etc.). It was expected that they would be ineffective in running Cabinet departments, overawed in Cabinet meetings and manipulated by their career civil servants. They only were allowed to hold one important Cabinet position and two minor ones.

The unimportant ones were Hermann Goering as Minister without Portfolio and Wilhelm Frick as Minister of the Interior (which did not control the police force). The treasury, the foreign service, and defense were in the hands of establishment conservatives. The only important Cabinet position the Nazis got was Chancellor, held by Hitler himself. That, indeed, was the top job. The President, Hindenburg, was more important, but the Chancellor headed the Cabinet. The symbolism was great, the conservatives thought. Here was General Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg, the 85-year-old aristocratic hero of the battle of Tannenburg, the Hindenburg Line, and many other battles, grave, solemn, and dependable even in his declining years. Standing next to him was 44-year-old Corporal Adolf Hitler, low-born son of the bastard Alois Schicklgruber but nonetheless another genuine war hero, who won the Iron Cross for heroism as a “runner” carrying messages through the trenches. Hitler provided fire and humor to complement his boss’s gravitas. Truly this was a diverse government, representing both the Germany’s past and its present, the aristocracy and the common man.

And so we come to the Reichstag fire. In February 1933 the Reichstag building went up in flames. A young Communist named Marinus van der Lubbe was caught immediately and confessed. What was not confessed was that (though this is disputed) before van der Lubbe set his fire, the Brownshirts took a tunnel from the office of Reichstag President Goering to the Reichstag building one night and left flammable chemicals in strategic places in the building. Van der Lubbe was guilty, but he was a sucker, set up to take the fall. Four top Communist leaders were also arrested. They were not guilty. We know that because when the trial of the five arrested for the fire ended a year later, van der Lubbe was convicted, but all four leaders were acquitted by the court, even though by that time the Nazis had made Hitler dictator. It was an embarrassing acquittal, but it came too late, since by that time simply being a Communist was sufficient to land you in a concentration camp. In 1933, all that mattered was the announcement that the Communists had set the fire and four of their leaders had been arrested along with one low-ranking flunkey.

Why did that announcement matter? –because the day after the fire, Hitler with the help of Hindenburg’s son Oskar, “who was not noted for a brilliant mind or a strong character,” persuaded old President Hindenburg to sign a decree giving the Chancellor emergency powers. Historian William Shirer says:

“It was generally believed in Nazi circles that Hitler made both offers and threats, the latter consisting of hints to disclose to the public Oskar’s involvement in the Ostlife scandal and the tax evasion on the Hindenburg estate. One can only judge the offers by the fact that a few months later five thousand tax-free acres were added to the Hindenburg family property at Neudeck and that in August 1934 Oskar was jumped from colonel to major general in the army.” (William Shirer, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, p. 181)

Thus Hitler obtained Hindenburg’s consent to the presidential decree he needed, which said:

It is therefore permissible to restrict the rights of personal freedom, freedom of expression, including the freedom of the press, the freedom to organize and assemble, the privacy of postal, telegraphic and telephonic communications. Warrants for house searches, orders for confiscations as well as restrictions on property, are also permissible beyond the legal limits otherwise prescribed.

That was just the start. Hitler called a new election. He used his emergency powers to terrorize the parties not in his coalition, though he did not ban the Communists, whom he hoped would split the left-wing vote with the Social Democrats. Amazingly, it didn’t work. The Nazi share of the vote only rose from 34% to 44% and his coalition only got 340 of the 647 seats, a bare majority. But that was enough. They banned the 81 Communist Party deputies after the election, which helped increase the majority enough that they didn’t need their conservative allies any more.

And so came the crucial step in Hitler’s legal seizure of power: the “Law for Removing the Distress of People and Nation.” It was quite simple. The law gave the Chancellor power for four years to make laws without the legislature’s consent, whether or not the laws violated the constitution. This was safe because the Chancellor promised he wouldn’t abuse his new powers. President Hindenburg told the Reichstag, “The Chancellor has given me assurance that even without being forcibly obliged by the Constitution, he will not use the power conferred on him by the Enabling Act without having first consulted me.” Even more reassuringly, Hitler said,

The Government will only make use of these powers insofar as they are essential for carrying out vitally necessary measures. Neither the existence of the Reichstag nor that of the Reichsrat is menaced… The number of cases in which an internal necessity exists for having recourse to such a law is in itself a limited one.

With such assurances, the bill was able to pass with the 2/3 majority necessary for overriding the Constitution. The Roman Catholic Center Party joined the conservative/Nazi coalition, and the vote was 441 for, 94 against. After that it was easy. On June 22 the Chancellor banned the Social Democratic Party, who had voted against him. On July 5, he banned the Center Party, despite their voting with him. The conservative parties, his coalition allies, lasted until July 14, when all parties except the National Socialist German Workers’ Party were banned. And this was all legal, done in accordance with the Constitution.

What is the point? The point is that in 1933 Germany, the most respected, conventional, educated, Establishment people in Germany supported Hitler’s coalition, though they mostly preferred his conservative partners, and they allowed him to take power legally. They disliked the Brownshirts and Hitler’s coarse anti-semitism, to be sure, but the Communists worried them more than the Nazis, and Hitler deliberately de-emphasized Jews and focussed his attacks on Reds for the 1932-33 elections. The Communists were very bad people—recall this is the time of Stalin— but they were never a real threat to German democracy. Nonetheless, the newspapers and the opinion leaders made it out that the Communists were always about to take over. Nice, university-educated, well-mannered, people in Germany believed it, as Establishment people everywhere tend to believe what they read in the newspapers. If it was in the mainstream media, how could it be wrong? They liked it that Hitler came down hard on the Communists and the Social Democrats, they perhaps foresaw that he’d eventually turn on his own Brownshirts and destroy them to please the army (the Night of the Long Knives in 1934), but they never imagined he’d go after his coalition partners, the ones who held the important Cabinet seats.

And so we come to the present day. If you like it straight, reread the narrative above with the following analogies in mind: Joe Biden = President Hindenburg, Hunter Biden = Oskar von Hindenburg, Kamala Harris = Adolf Hitler, Silicon Valley = the Ruhr Valley, the Capitol Building = the Reichstag Building, Antifa/BLM = the Brownshirts, the buffalo guy with no shirt = Marinus van der Lubbe, the Clinton Democrats = conservatives, the Nazis = Berniebros, Communists = U.S. conservatives, Social Democrats = the establishment Republican Party, Center Party = Never-Trumpers. These are not strict, of course. The Biden Line is composed of words, not trenches, and I am not saying that Hitler got his start by dating the mayor of Munich. But we do have cause for worry. Here are some items I found from my Twitter feed over just a three-hour period:

Not a single demonstrator fired a shot, but Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said:

We came close to half of the House nearly dying on Wednesday … We must have accountability because without it, it will happen again.

Senator Sherrod Brown wanted to expel his fellow senators:

Both @HawleyMO and @SenTedCruz have betrayed their oaths of office and abetted a violent insurrection on our democracy.

I am calling for their immediate resignations.

If they do not resign, the Senate must expel them.

Representative Cori Bush proposed a resolution and wants, I think, to expel Republicans generally, in order to expand the rights of voters:

RESOLUTION Directing the Committee on Ethics to investigate, and issue a report on, whether any and all actions taken by Members of the 117th Congress who sought to overturn the 2020 Presidential election violated their oath of office to uphold the Constitution or the Rules of the House of Representatives, and should face sanction, including removal from the House of Representatives. …

Whereas in a politically motivated and last-ditch effort to overthrow the election, over 140 Members of Congress, led by Representative Mo Brooks of Alabama, Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri, and Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, have taken unprecedented steps to defy the will of the American people who overwhelmingly voted for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris by voting against the certification of the votes of the Electoral College…

Whereas House Republicans have refused to vote in support of voter protections aimed at supporting disenfranchised Black, Brown, and Indigenous voters, including H.R. 1, the For the People Act and H.R. 4, the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, in the 116th Congress, and the Republican Senate majority has been a legislative graveyard for these critical efforts …

Resolved, That— (1) the Committee on Ethics shall investigate, and issue a report on, whether any and all actions taken by Members of the 117th Congress who sought to overturn the 2020 Presidential election violated their oath of office to uphold the Constitution or the Rules of the House of Representatives, and should face sanction, including removal from the House of Representatives; and (2) the House of Representatives condemns all targeted and malicious efforts to disenfranchise Black, Brown, and Indigenous voters.

Or maybe a better reason to expel the Republican Congressmen is as a public health measure. A Democratic staffer tweeted that it was absurd and unsafe for him to have to work in the same building as Republicans:

As a Capitol Hill staffer, it feels insane that we’ll be going back to work with the same people who incited and in some cases may have helped organize a deadly fascist attack on us.

Like, I walk by these people in the hallway. What am I supposed to do with that?

Of course, President Trump is to be purged. Jay Nordlinger, of the formerly conservative magazine National Review says:

There must be consequences. This mob was whipped up by Donald Trump and his allies, in their months-long campaign of lies. For the sake of political hygiene, for the sake of national honor — and to deter would-be authoritarians in the future — impeach, convict, and remove. (January 10, 2021)

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would like to avoid impeachment. It is cleaner and avoids public debate to just pretend he is insane. She announced that the House would take up a resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence and the Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment and “declare the President incapable of executing the duties of his office.”

I haven’t talked about measures Hitler took after 1933 much, but an early one was to expel Jews from government employment and the legal profession. The school board of Allentown, Pennsylvania has already started:

“On January 7, 2021, the Allentown School District (ASD) was made aware of a staff member who was involved in the electoral college protest that took place at the United States Capitol Building on January 6, 2021,” the written message from the Pennsylvania school district’s superintendent said.

“We understand that many members of our community are upset by the image. At the same time, the district has an obligation to respect the First Amendment rights of our staff and students,” the message noted. “Because of the emotion and controversy stirred by the events of January 6, 2021, the teacher has been temporarily relieved of his teaching duties until the School District can complete a formal investigation of his involvement.”

Yale Law School alumni and students organized a petition to disbar the two Republican senators with Harvard and Yale legal training. Over 1,300 lawyers signed it. Yale Law School has much higher intellectual standards than the U.S. Congress or National Review magazine, so this shows how our real elite thinks:

We, the undersigned members and students of the legal profession, call on the Missouri, Texas, and District of Columbia Bars to immediately begin disbarment proceedings against Senator Josh Hawley and Senator Ted Cruz…

Senators Hawley and Cruz publicly announced their intentions to object to Congress’s certification of the Electoral College’s votes set for January 6, 2021.

In doing so, Senators Hawley and Cruz directly incited the January 6th insurrection, repeating dangerous and unsubstantiated statements regarding the election and abetting the lawless behavior of President Trump. A violent mob attacked the U.S. Capitol. Five people have died. The nation and the world watched as rioters took over the very halls and chambers that embody our democracy. Yet after the violence and terror of the day’s events, Senators Hawley and Cruz still chose to stand in the chamber of the U.S. Senate and persist in their baseless objections to the will of the people.

These actions prove Senators Hawley and Cruz fundamentally unfit for membership in the legal profession. Both have flagrantly violated some of the most elementary ethics rules governing the legal profession. In inciting and encouraging a violent insurrection against the U.S. government, they have potentially committed “a criminal act that reflects adversely on the lawyer’s honesty, trustworthiness, or fitness as a lawyer in other respects.” And by fanning the fury of aggrieved constituents through false claims of voter fraud, all for their own political gain, they have engaged in “conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation.”

Most importantly, lawyers who betray the very democratic institutions they are charged with protecting and improving as “public citizens” are definitionally unfit for the legal profession…

What provoked this? Consider the criminal complaints for those arrested so far. Matthew Council was arrested for “pushing against the barrier”. Hapless, lawyerless, Thomas Baranyi volunteered that “we tore through the scaffolding”. More seriously, Hunter Seefried and Hunter Ehmke broke windows (the identical first names are coincidental) and Robert Sanford was arrested for throwing a fire extinguisher at police. David Blair was arrested for hitting policemen with “a lacrosse type stick”. He said he was “being an idiot, pumped up and didn’t move back. Accept everything. I’m sorry, I got hit four times, I had a knife in my bag because I was scared of ANTIFA jumping me on the way back.” But where did all the other desperadoes disappear to? The rest of the list is made up of people arrested for carrying guns, one for punching a policeman (he apologized immediately afterwards), for stealing a letter, for staying in the building until five hours later when it was broadcast that everybody had to leave, and for just being in the Capitol, even without evidence they’d broken in rather than just walking in afterwards. Almost all of the arrests were for acts either minor or noncriminal (though Lawfare has a very professionally written article by an attorney musing on whether they could be sentenced to life for the death of the one police victim using the felony murder rule). I wonder whether many entered the Capitol building because the mayor of Washington DC, a Democrat, provided many fewer port-a-potties for this rightwing protest than it routinely does for leftwing ones. The MAGA radicals may have been less eager to flush the Capitol’s swamp creatures than its toilets.

More likely, the break-in was the classic pump and dump tactic of the agent provocateur, who incites the crowd, storms the barricade, and then quietly disappears before anybody gets arrested. The only leader arrested was John Sullivan, a well-known left-wing activist who was accompanied by a freelance photojournalist, Jade Sacker, who has worked for CNN, NPR, and various other media outlets. It has also been noted that the 2,300 members of the Capitol Police (more police than for all of Atlanta or Baltimore) were peculiarly unwilling to stop the hundreds of protesters. Like the CDC with stopping epidemics, the Capitol Police only had one job and failed at it spectacularly. Why? The Capitol Police are the only police force answerable exclusively to Congress. We should ask Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader McConnell what instructions they gave the police for the rules of engagement.

The people who launch coups in civilized places like America and Germany don’t do it by wandering around government buildings and don’t announce that they’re launching coups. They do it with the help of the media and lawyers. They seize on an excuse to “temporarily” abandon the usual rights of free speech and assembly; they expel “members inciting violence” or “chief executives mentally incapable of fulfilling their duties”; they get opposition ethnic and political groups fired from their jobs for being “intolerant” or “associating with violent extremists”. They use the full power of the police and the law to arrest people in the opposition, while telling the police to let go any of their own people who engage in violence against property or person. In short, they behave like the Democratic Party of January 2021.

My initial plan for this essay was just to lay out the historical narrative since I fondly thought the reader could draw the parallels himself. On second thought, I added the paragraph of equations you read earlier and I will add a coda inspired by what a highly intelligent economist said in response to my Reichstag tweet:

I don’t see a reference to untermensch, that’s something you’ve added. On the other hand, here is evidence of such support from your side.

and

Eric, You’re looking at the wrong side for connections to Nazi Germany.

This reminds me of the joke about the MBA student who sat through an economics lecture about supply and demand. The professor used the market for automobiles example to show how shifting the supply curve out would raise price and quantity. When he got home that night, his wife asked him, “Honey, what did you learn in class today?” His reply: “I learned that we should buy a new car. The quantity of cars is now 1,000, and the price is only 500!”

Use your brain a little. Don’t take things literally. Metaphors, jokes, analogies, graphs, and models are wonderful ways to make ideas delightful and succinct instead of spoonfeeding your readers by laying everything out at twenty times the length with less precision and clarity. I’m not saying that American liberals follow the policy positions of the Nazi Party. True, they are hostile to business and want to see it controlled by the government, with most of them nonetheless favoring private ownership and in favor of leaving billionaire’s fortunes intact. True, they favor intervention in foreign affairs, comparable to the Nazi intervention in the Spanish Civil War. But only a small minority of its leaders are anti-semitic and the party is uniformly hostile to nationalism. No: the similarities lie elsewhere, as I hope you will discover if you ponder the Reichstag story and read more about how the Nazis gradually consolidated their power in the Gleichschaltung that followed Hitler’s accession to power.

I was frankly astounded that the intelligent economist missed the point. Maybe that is evidence of how valuable a liberal education in history and literature can be even to someone with a high IQ. At the same time, his answer gives me hope, because it is also evidence for Leo Strauss’s 1941 idea in “Persecution and the Art of Writing”. Strauss had himself left his native Germany in 1932. His thesis was that in most times and places free speech has been suppressed and philosophers have been in danger of their lives if they spoke the truth. Thus, they have responded by writing elliptically. In Nazi Germany, for example, you might want to write an essay vilifying Stalin’s Russia for dictatorship, oppression of ethnic minorities, spending too much on the military, a stupid bureaucracy of party cronies and sycophants, and so forth. The Nazi censors, being people who were eager to fill that job, would be too stupid to get the point and they’d give you permission to publish. Your audience—open-minded young men—would get the point instantly. So if darkness does close over America, remember Leo Strauss.

Postscript: If you wish to read more on how Hitler took power, I recommend William Shirer’s The Rise and Fall of the Third Republic, William Manchester’s The Arms of Krupp, Alan Bullock’s two books Hitler and Stalin and Hitler: A Study in Tyranny, and Albert Speer’s Inside the Third Reich. All show insight and are highly readable.

Eric Rasmusen is an economist who has held an endowed chair at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and visiting positions at Harvard Law School, Yale Law School, the Harvard Economics Department, Chicago’s Booth School of Business, Nuffield College/Oxford, and the University of Tokyo Economics Department. He is best known for his book Games and Information. He has published extensively in law and economics, including recent articles on the burakumin outcastes in Japan, the use of game theory in jurisprudence, and quasi-concave functions. The views expressed here are his personal views and are not intended to represent the views of the Kelley School of Business or Indiana University. His vitae is at http://www.rasmusen.org/vita.htm and his Email Contact is [email protected]

 
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  1. BuelahMan says:

    Rasmussen uses many words to express another of (((their))) big lies regarding the fire. But nothing about how it was a jewish anarchist who set the fire.

    No. He goes on and on about brown shirts and a whole four words with a link as some means of showing a different side of the story.

    (though this is disputed)

    Eric’s brainwashing is complete. But you don’t have to fall into his brainless trap.

  2. Very well said.

    It’s amazing how people (like that economist) do miss the point.

    • Agree: Jett Rucker
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  3. Anonymous[485] • Disclaimer says:

    Hey, Eric. Great piece. Ignore the simp in the first comment.

    I can’t wait to log into twitter to see who commented on your tweets. Haven’t seen much from you lately, so I probably need to visit your feed and reply a few times there. Glad to have run into you here at Unz. I’ll say hi when I come by.

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  4. Chris Moore says: • Website

    There are some parallels between the foolishness, naivety and egomania of Trump, and the foolishness, naivety and egomania of Hitler, but the main difference being Hitler wasn’t totally compromised and controlled by the Zionist enemy, which despite what Christopher Bjerknes says, was not the case.
    http://www.renegadetribune.com/the-lies-of-christopher-bjerknes/

    Trump, despite himself, has exposed the Zionist enemy though. And the kosher-liberals want to destroy him, his followers and the American people, if necessary, for being so impolitic. Or maybe that’s not entirely accurate. The Zionist totalitarians and their lib-con tools had move up their timeline (accelerate history) because of Trump’s Zionist egomania, which the “liberals” in particular hate him for.

    The “liberals” had grown smug and complacent in their diaspora treason. Really, what accelerated their timeline, though, was the Jewish megalomania of the Neocon/Zionist 9/11 inside job, which eventually laid the entire set’s long-term treason agenda bare.
    https://wikispooks.com/wiki/9-11/Israel_did_it

    So they’re really lashing out at their own gang, which is a ZOG “civil war,” not an American civil war. They’ll make the American people pay the price though, which is the price of “tolerance” for allowing treasonous Jewry/Zionists to infiltrate your country for over a century, and completely take over key nodes of power and propaganda.

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  5. @Chris Moore

    Trump, despite himself, has exposed the Zionist enemy though.

    I think this is Trump`s greatest accomplishment. His open pandering to them and the lack of real opposition to it from the Uni-party has demonstrated the depth of corruption in Congress to many who did not believe it previously.
    The election fiasco has made it even more obvious that corruption is endemic. I know this is somewhat off topic, but I came across it the other day. Note the date, and the reference to Philadelphia voting.
    https://www.gold-eagle.com/article/give-me-control-nation%E2%80%99s-money%E2%80%A6

    • Replies: @Realist
  6. GeeBee says:

    when Nazi Brownshirts helped a foolish Communist set fire to the German parliament house

    You and I both know that you have zero evidence for this outrageous statement as if of fact. I stopped reading immediately (which saved me a lot of wasted time perusing the outpourings of ignorance). I can only thank you for putting this show-stopper in your very first sentence.

    This is an outline of the actual events, which I have cribbed from one of my own works (an extensive monograph on National Socialism published three years ago):

    ‘On the night of February 27th, while Vice-Chancellor von Papen was dining at the Herrenklub in the Vosstrasse with President von Hindenberg, a waiter came and whispered to von Papen that the Reichstag was on fire. Meanwhile, Hitler was dining with Goebbels, at the latter’s house in the western suburbs of Berlin near Spandau. They learned of the fire via a telephone call, and Goebell’s diary records that he at first thought that the call was some sort of a prank.

    ‘This is very important, because history (written as always by the victors) seeks to portray the Reichstag fire as a ‘Nazi plot’, whose purpose was to provide an excuse further to suppress the communists. If neither Hitler nor Goebbels knew of it, however, as the diary confirms (and it need hardly be stressed that anyone writing a diary regards it as private, and thus there is no need to ‘mislead oneself’ in it in order to fulfil some ulterior purpose) we are left with the true culprits being exactly whom Hitler and Goebbels claimed they were, which is to say the communists.

    ‘William Shirer allows himself to wonder at the ‘coincidence’ that an actual communist, a Dutchman by the name of Marinus van der Lubbe, was indeed found inside the Reichstag that night, and that he had ‘set some small fires’. Shirer, predictably, appends the adjective ‘half-witted’ to this monstrously inconvenient Dutchman. Yet he downplays the presence of van der Lubbe, because he swallows the ‘fact’ that ‘SA storm troopers’ had also gone there that night and ‘scattered gasoline and self-igniting chemicals’ before making their way back to Goering’s Presidential palace via the tunnel that led from there to the Reichstag. Goering, at the Nuremberg ‘trials’ denied to the end that he had anything to do with this event. Such a denial, at that place and at that time, and coming as it did from a man who had secreted a cyanide capsule with which he took his own life, thus ‘cheating the hang-man’, would appear to have more than a little substance to it.

    ‘At all events, the Reichstag fire gave Hitler a sound reason further to proscribe communist activity, and thus to neuter the Marxist attempt to take over Germany even at that late hour. The following morning, he visited Hindenberg and got his agreement to implement a series of measures to this end, the so-called Reichstag Fire Decree. For Shirer, this was nothing but an attempt to stifle the democratic process, by gagging his opponents. Yet the Prussian government testified that it had confiscated documents from the communists detailing their plan for revolution, a plan that would commence with the burning of the Reichstag, as a signal for general insurrection.’

    Just like the equally ‘false-flag’ event of Kristallnacht, the Reichstag fire has provided endless fun for those, like Mr Rasmusen, who write as apologists for the world that prevails precisely because it took arms against (what it at least regarded as ) a sea of troubles, and by opposing ended them.

    The only problem being that this stratagem was designed to install the victorious (((merchant))) over us all, to the detriment of almost anyone not bereft of a prepuce.

  7. Jett Rucker says: • Website
    @Boomthorkell

    The riff on the economist is totally lost on me. Possibly because I haven’t seen the “Reichstag tweet.” I can’t find any link to it from the article either, though I confess I haven’t followed every link to see.

  8. Anon[609] • Disclaimer says:
    @Chris Moore

    I have tried to explain to people that there is a civil war happening amongst Jews and it is not just in America and it is not something new. Jews killed tens of thousand of Jews in WW2 and since.

    I think the Communist Jews who lost the Soviet Union have sworn an eternal oath to destroy the Christians that survived Lenin and Stalin’s Gulags. I won’t go as far as saying it was Christianity that destroyed the Soviet Union but I will say it is what allowed the Russian People to survive that horrible era.

    By Christians I do not mean the 40 million Evangelic Zealots (just in America) like CUFI who have lobbied Congress and our Presidents since Reagan to drop a Nuclear Bomb on Iran to hasten the Second Coming of Christ. The people of that Nuclear Cult are sick and dangerous.

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  9. eckbach says:

    Rasmusen’s comparison of the Capital fiasco to the Reichstag Fire is specious. A better analogy is the first century Jewish Sicarii. In all cases of contention like this the absolute, singular most important aspect of guilt determination is-cui bono? Who benefits? Who disbenefits? January 6 started out as the day when Congress was to look at compelling evidence of voter fraud. Then this commotion took place and the terrified mice scattered in fear for their lives. When they finally returned, the stolen election (which the whole world is aware of) was forgotten. So who benefited?
    And forget about Rasmusen’s postscript. If you want to read more about Hitler and his Germany, read the works of General Leon DeGrelle.

    • Replies: @Ray Caruso
  10. obvious says:

    The author is a case study in Trump Derangement Syndrome. Maybe he should just buy a hat for $5:

    [MORE]

    View post on imgur.com

    Poor Trumptards, victims of Nazi America

    Quaking in their Boots at Quakers

    Scared of ANTIFA and BLM

    I hope you all come back to your senses soon. I’m with HER:

    https://www.mystateline.com/news/politics/south-dakota-governor-blames-capitol-insurrection-on-lack-of-civics-education/

    • Replies: @anonymous
  11. Refl says:
    @GeeBee

    To this I would add a theory that I came across a few years ago: There are certain hints that Hitler had since his early days as a party leader a German-American handler by the name of Ernst Hanfstaengl. After the Munich coup he fled to the Hanfstaengls’ house, which is the exact behaviour of an agent when things go wrong.
    Ernst Hanfstaengl was close to Hitler and on his team during the prolonged election campaigns up to march 1933. On the night of the fire, he was temporarily living in the villa of the president of the Reichstag (then Hermann Göring), which had the infamous heating tunnel into the building. It is known from Goebbels diary that Hanfstaengl was in the villa on that night, as he was sick with the flu. It was him, who rang up the Nazi leaders to inform them that he could see flames in the Reichstag building. He would have had the means to slip a third party into the building and out again.
    So neither communists nor brown Shirts, but International Coup Plotters TM, who just might have had their hand in it.
    Hitler and his followers might have sensed it, but they were embarrased that their handlers had fooled them, and they certainly were okay with the outcome.

    Maybe you have an opinion on that theory.

    Else from the article I take away that as soon as the Biden Administration usurbs power, we should brace for extreme political violence across the Western world. With the corona hoax, the battle field has long since been prepared for the slaughter.

    • Thanks: obvious
    • Replies: @SolontoCroesus
    , @obvious
  12. Wally says:
    @BuelahMan

    The Reichstag fire was indeed started by Communists, not ‘the Nazis’.
    see the facts here:
    Fire in the Reichstag, By Peter Wainwright : https://codoh.com/library/document/1986/
    and:
    The Reichstag Fire – A False Flag?
    https://forum.codoh.com/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=11254
    more at https://www.unz.com
    https://www.unz.com/?s=reichstag&Action=Search&ptype=all&commentsearch=only&commenter=Wally

    • Agree: BuelahMan
    • Replies: @Frank frank
  13. JamesinNM says:

    It is all about eternity. Our choice reveals the condition of our soul and our eternal destiny. The winnowing is underway, the separation of the wheat and chaff. Love the truth and Jesus or love lies snd fraud and Satan. Everyone gets to make their choice.

  14. anonymous[400] • Disclaimer says:

    The pop-gun affair on the 6th is being exaggerated as some wild insurrection and the totalitarians disguised as liberal politicians are showing their true colors. The US has always had ‘events’ which served as pretexts for a massive action: the Maine, Lusitania, Pearl Harbor, Gulf of Tonkin, 9/11, etc. Stalin used the assassination of Sergey Kirov as a pretext to launch a wave of terror and repression. It works the same everywhere; just the particulars vary. The security agencies set people up, frame them and find patsies to take a fall. Whether Lubbe acted alone or was aided is immaterial; they were looking for an opportunity and it would come one way or another.
    Was slating an elderly career politician who is frail and failing mentally a part of the overall scheme? He’s eminently blackmailable; his own son could be sent to prison as well as other family members. He could come down with a disease any day. Perhaps they’re looking beyond him with a puppet Harris as president. We’re possibly in the middle of a coup that’s been in the works for some years now. The blm/antifa terrorists in the streets didn’t just run on thin air. They and media and tech all coordinated in a push-pull strategy to hammer the country into fatigue. Now they’ll claim it’s all necessary to keep us safe and many idiot Americans will clamor for it.

    • Thanks: Thomasina
    • Replies: @Peripatetic Itch
  15. anastasia says:

    The people who allegedly “stormed” the Capitol building were not even present at Trump’s speech. They were at the Capitol before the speech even started, and they “stormed” it before anyone listening to Trump’s speech got there.
    The Metro Police, the Capitol Police, and the FBIwere given tips and warnings before the date of the rally of bomb threats and threats to injure and kill the police. How do you get riled up by Trump’s speech before he gives it?
    Another interesting fact. When the police and FBI got those warnings, they never told Trump. That was what Hannity said on his show. He only said it once, and he did not elaborate, but he said it – Trump was not told of the tips and warnings about bombings and killing police..

  16. A better analogy with the Reichstag fire is 911, that is if we assume that the Reichstag fire was an “inside job” by the Nazis or even if coordinated with an outside terrorist. It led to the Patriot Act and everything else is just a follow-up.

  17. Lurker says:
    @GeeBee

    One notes that the people who today scoff at conspiracy theories and the very concept of false flags have no problem pushing the Reichstag fire as a false flag.

    • Agree: Peripatetic Itch
  18. frontier says:
    @BuelahMan

    He goes on and on about brown shirts and a whole four words with a link as some means of showing a different side of the story.

    The author gave links to a different story for the sake of research diligence and lulz… I’m sure he anticipated the reaction. If you believe the retarded Lubbe managed to pull this off, you must believe in fair elections, Iraq’s nukular weapons and everything else the government tells you.

    More importantly, it doesn’t matter if the event was staged or not, what matters is how it was used by the media and politicians which indeed looked very similar to what we see and hear today. It’s an interesting analogy considering the current consolidation of all economic, media and federal power into the hands of a dictatorship-loving elite. By Mussolini’s definition of fascism… we’re already there although it doesn’t appear to be Nazi-led this time around.

    • Replies: @BuelahMan
  19. The gross misrepresentation, manipulation and twisting of history, accompanied by fake historical/hysterical equivalences, is all due to the little fact that the Ziocorporate peddlers of “Holocaust” mythology and dogma have perfected their indoctrination to the point that an obvious Ziocorporate con like Trump can be marketed as an “anti-deep state nationalist outsider maverick” even after, willingly/knowingly or not, throwing his constituency under the bus and serving them on a silver platter for the incoming reanimated voodoo doll to unleash the full brunt of his “build back better” bullshit and “national security” designs on each and every individual or group wherever US influence can affect geopolitical realities.

    This can go on as long as partisans of “muh democracy” or of “muh constitutional republic” keep ignoring everything about and having their political delusions steered by the Ziocorporate conglomerate regime that actually calls the shots.

    There’s no reason to be falling for the ridiculous partisan tactic of relating the Trumpet’s 15 minutes of political fame to the rise of Hitler’s party, except to lower oneself to CNN/Fox levels of argumentation.

  20. The untermensch in this comparison by Eric are “the deplorables”. And Jews are the equivalent of the Aryan superman, although unspoken.

  21. cranc says:
    @GeeBee

    I too read of the diaries in an excerpt from Irving.
    You write:

    we are left with the true culprits being exactly whom Hitler and Goebbels claimed they were, which is to say the communists.

    I don’t know that we can say that. I mean it could have been, but Irving speculates that it could have been a radical element within the Nazi movement which wanted to put the leadership into a corner and to bring democracy to a close. I would think that there are other possibilities too.
    I am sure that the Communists had plans for a revolution in Germany, but if the fire was a supposed signal to start their revolt, where is the evidence that one was actually initiated? It would surely have been a case of “now or never” for them at that point, they would have anticipated the clamp down reaction of burning down the Reichstag and that the door would close.
    What irks me is that the crisis reached at that point was the consequence of many years of criminal and immoral behaviour by elements within German (and global) society, but that is seldom recognised in mention of the event itself. The idea endlessly repeated on the Left or amongst conservatives that ‘the democracy was dethroned by the Reichstag fire’ is too simplistic. Liberal democracy was undermined long before 1933, just as events today have a long backstory.
    I think that we have to admit that we don’t know who lit the fire, or why. This article is just yet another ridiculous re-iteration of misplaced certainty. A giant meme.

    • Replies: @Timothy Madden
  22. idealogus says:

    “The Communists were very bad people—recall this is the time of Stalin— but they were never a real threat to German democracy. ”
    Except in Bavarian Soviet Republic or Spartacist uprising and other cases in which the communists tried with a guns in their hands to stage a coup and take power through violence.
    And off course german communist took power with violence after 1945 in East Germany with Stalin help.

    Maybe Hitler took power in Germany legally but not democratically. 50% + 1 of the voters did not vote for him and the majority of the 44% who voted for him did not vote for a dictatorship.
    On the other hand, there is something rotten in this whole story. Normally the Constitution is voted by the people and can only be amended by the people. If some lawyers have found a way to circumvent the people’s vote and will and grant unconstitutional discretionary rights to someone, this does not mean that the person, that is, Hitler, has become a democratic dictator. Hitler staged a violent coup by imposing censorship and mass arrest of opponents but wrapped his actions with an unconstitutional law.
    Of course, the same thing will happen now. Democrats will pass a law that says it is legal to shoot Republicans in the street and without trial. Or something very like that.

  23. And then there’s when Trump really did re-tweet Mussolini

    On 28 Feb 2016 Donald Trump re-tweeted ‘@IlDuce2016’, 1922 Benito Mussolini: ‘Better to live ONE DAY as a LION, than 100 years as a sheep!’ Trump would ride or die, he told us. For a few brief hours, 6 January 2021 seemed to be that Day of the Lion. What happened?

    Nothing makes sense. Seems like Trump cannot rely on the insider ‘deal’ that Nixon and Clinton both got after they submitted to their staged ‘impeachments’ in 70s & 90s. Trump now faces prison, financial ruin, and humiliation unto death. DJT had little to lose and much to win by going full Executive Order.

    Didn’t Trump owe the Day of the Lion to those who died and were imprisoned because he inspired them? Roll those dice, take that chance, make the bold shot God gave you to try and change history … so you don’t live out your days wondering ‘What if?


  24. Mikael_ says:

    Sorry, but to write a whole article about associations with the Reichstag Fire
    but never mentioning 9/11 in that context, displays a special kind of delusion (or one-sidedness) by the author.

    • Replies: @Miro23
  25. HINDU DINDU CRAZED OLD COOT IS ACTUALLY THE REAL NAZI, NOMSANE?

    Amis are such absolute subhumans. This is why no savior will come to them, “their” cultureless, negrefied “country” will soon dissolve into a mad max hell, just as in the New Testament, dictated by the God our Creator (which the amerimutts insult constantly with their kike worship).

    Fuck them. 1945 payback. And the worse ain’t even on the horizon yet. May the demon Koonmala give you what you have sowed.

  26. @GeeBee

    It is very hard for them to get rid of false pride and therefore their tainted, kike serving legacy. So “people” like the author are going to take this kiked foundation myth of the modern (((west))) and run with it until they burn in hell.

  27. Schuetze says:
    @BuelahMan

    “Nazi Bashing” is a quick and easy way to earn social credit points in Jewmerica. Rasmussen has had run ins with Jewish Power, and likely he performing the obligatory groveling by bashing Germans. The truth here his that jews even during the Third Reich never had it so bad as “conservatives” do in the US.

    I just hope that in my lifetime that the table is turned, and the jews become targets of perpetual and never ending insults, slurs and defamation.

    • Agree: Pop Warner, BuelahMan
    • Replies: @HeebHunter
  28. Anonymous[401] • Disclaimer says:

    > “only a small minority of its leaders are anti-semitic”

    Who cares? Why must we always be reminded of Jews?

    Plus why is it kosher to demonize the other Semites…Arabs?

    Why is it verboten to ever-ever-EVER question the Holocaust and/or criticize Jews?

    Why did Trump, after being inaugurated, immediately leap to do Israel’s bidding (bombing Syria, moving our embassy to Jerusalem, assassinating an Iranian general after luring him to a “peace meeting,” increasing aid, making his Zionist daughter and son-in-law Oval Office influencers, etc.) instead of keeping his campaign promises to build THE WALL, bring troops home, deport illegals, arrest Hillary, and so on?

    Why did he pardon Pollard and Kushner, Sr., both Jews…instead of Assange, Manning, Snowden, and others?

    Why did Don just sign a measure to punish anyone who boycotts Israel to rein it in? Jews themselves boycotted Germany in 1933 to protest what they deemed wrong. Yet Israel is not only allowed to commit crimes, it’s lauded for doing so, protected from criticism.

    Why is Israel…and Jews everywhere…above the law? Who ARE these people to think themselves gods?

    Why are Jews handsomely rewarded for promoting a Jews-uber-alles state while demonizing the 1933-45 Aryan one?

    Why is the ACLU…which once fought to allow neo-Nazis to march in full-uniform holding swastika’d flags in Skokie, IL (home to many Shoah survivors)…now lauded for suppressing free speech on Jew-controlled SMG (social media giants) like YouTube, Google, Instagram, etc.? Why do so-called “tolerant” Jews think acting like Third Reich bullies is “healing the world”?

    Why do Jews, who constantly hector the world to “never forget,” endlessly remind the world that only Jews can support Nazi-like ideas, laws, and practices with impunity?

    Note the circular reasoning, too:

    (1) Jews now have an apartheid state (one that ignores international laws while being fully financed by the USA) because of the Holocaust.

    (2) No one can question the Holocaust because to do so would jeopardize the Jewish State’s existence…which is needed to prevent another Holocaust.

    Does AIPAC-of-Liars power come solely from money? If so, did Adelson-Soros-etc. never read Dickens and learn the fate of their fellow arrogant ahole…the Marquis de St. Evrémonde?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marquis_St._Evr%C3%A9monde

    Do goyim have no money, unity, courage to oppose their oppressors?

    What will 74,000,000 Trumpers do now: wait until 2022 after seeing upclose-and-personal that voting no longer matters?

    Will Chrisitian “soldiers” keep turning cheeks until their routinely-slapped faces turn their heads 360-degrees, snapping them off?

    What are the names/sentences of all the looters/rioters/murderers arrested in Ferguson, Seattle, Berkeley, Portland, etc. by Comey’s FIB, er FBI buddies?

    What did four years of yammering by Trey Gowdy, Sean Hannity, Lindsey Graham, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, etc. accomplish?

    We are all “Good Germans” now. We see what happens to those who rebel in Pedo Joe/Heels-up Kamaltoe’s United Reich of Amerika. So step up and shut up, fellow plebes. Get your vaccination and accompanying “cyber papers” allowing you some semblance of citizenship…as long as you comply with an ever-growing number of fatwas.

    Finally, per Degrelle: I will read him for balance. Like watching “Das Boot” and “Cross of Iron.”

  29. were very bad people—recall this is the time of Stalin— but they were never a real threat to German democracy

    This is not true. The Communists actively and openly tried to destroy German Weimar Democracy with the help of Stalin – and they succeeded in the end (with the help of the Nazis, that’s true).

    If the communists would have sided with the Social Democrats and the Center they could have created a comfortable majority in the Reichstag. They loathed the parliamentarian democracy though and – fundamentally – rejected it, thus being a big player in the destruction of the Weimar Republic.

    A thing, which is still taboo on the left – and even the actual German public. All officials prefer not to talk about this important historical fact of the active and important role of the communist/socialist left on the left of the social Democrats to destroy the Weimar Republic (and the Social Democrats in the first place, exactly because they were willing to support the parliamentarian Weimar Republic!).

    • Replies: @Schuetze
    , @Dr. X
  30. @Schuetze

    There we have it. Then muttmerica, the WHORE of Babylon, must be exterminated. And it being undone as we speak. No devil will ever triumph before God.

  31. Realist says:
    @Curmudgeon

    I think this is Trump`s greatest accomplishment. His open pandering to them and the lack of real opposition to it from the Uni-party has demonstrated the depth of corruption in Congress to many who did not believe it previously.

    Trump has been a minion of the Deep State from the start…as I stated on this blog in mid-April 2017.

  32. Schuetze says:
    @Dieter Kief

    “A thing, which is still taboo on the left – and even the actual German public. All officials prefer not to talk about this important historical fact”

    Some other important facts which are taboo for the left and Germans:

    – The Dolchstoss
    – The Protocols
    – The Lusitania
    – The Zimmerman telegram
    – The November revolution
    – The origins of Antifa
    – Who ran the KPD

    Then of course there are all the unmentionable jewish/communist lies that have been exposed since innocent German officers were tortured and murdered at Nuremburg:

    – Judea declares war on Germany in 1933
    – The Havara accords
    – Katyn Forest
    – Holodomor
    – US financed and supported creation of the Soviet Arms industry
    – Rhine Meadows Camps
    – Morgentau Plan
    – and on and on and on

    My point here is that Jews and Communists (I know, I repeat myself) love to portray the NSDAP as being the liars and jews being the honest victims, but in hind sight this is clearly the exact opposite of the truth. At this point it should be clear that the burden of proof always lies on the jew.

    • Replies: @fnn
    , @Lucy Lipinska
  33. ANONymous[381] • Disclaimer says:
    @BuelahMan

    “Eric Rasmusen is an economist who has held an endowed chair at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and visiting positions at Harvard Law School, Yale Law School, the Harvard Economics Department, Chicago’s Booth School of Business, Nuffield College/Oxford, and the University of Tokyo Economics Department”…..bla-bla-bla-bla!

    Why not briefly…..Rasmusen is a brown nose to Jews, other wise no one will know him, included his mother?

    • Agree: BuelahMan
  34. The analogy breaks down when considering that the four alleged co-conspirators accused of setting the fire in the Reichstag building were found innocent and released. In today’s America there is zero chance that such justice could be meted out to enemies of the establishment. In America today, to be accused is to be guilty. To be outed is to be denounced and ostracized. Hitler’s Germany was more even handed. Then, some adherence to the norms of European justice still glimmered while today, the Justice system is in the hands of religious fanatics like David Brooks, who view the occupation of a secular building as the profanation of The Temple.

    In Brooks’ and Pelosi’s imagination, the Capitol building itself possesses some magical, transcendental quality that graces the Senators and Representatives who go about their business there. The lobbying, buying influence and horse trading are looked upon not as money changing in the Temple, but the performance of sacred duties. The whole thing has been invested, ala Feuerbach, with religious emotion and, via that, elevated above the profane.

    Unfortunately for us, we Protestants, this is precisely what our separation of church and State was designed to prevent. We Protestants do not believe that the Sacred resides in objects, be them burial shrouds or genuine pieces of the Cross. The Sacred resides in God and in your relation with God. It is experienced as a state of Mind.

    Catholics like Pelosi–and the Catholic religion generally–are given to idolizing the things of this world, the accoutrements of their worship. So her outrage at what she believes to be the profanation of her Temple is understandable. Likewise, simple-minded Jewish peasants like Brooks are, as told in the Old Testament, all too given to turning their back upon Yahweh and reverting to the worship of the lesser god Baal. So Brooks is merely reverting to form.

    Alas, the more sophisticated Protestant view is being overwhelmed by that of an ignorant, superstitious, peasant rabble. America the Great, is passing. In admitting the likes of Brooks and Pelosi into our society, we have intellectually and spiritually introgressed. We are culturally breeding back into and with more primitive Forms.

    • Agree: Lucy Lipinska
    • Thanks: Thomasina, Ray Caruso
  35. anonymous[778] • Disclaimer says:
    @obvious

    Thanks for the links to the books. Can you provide some more general resources about Nazi Germany and the Third Reich? I’m planning on getting into the subject this year, and I want to get non-mainstream perspectives.

    • Replies: @Palerider1861
  36. schrub says:

    Speaking of false flags, read this little bizarre gem from today’s news. Read between the lines here.

    Was this guy originally fired for being pictured while invading the congressional offices in Washington but then rehired because he was merely “warning people about Nazis”. Was he on the scene in Washington as an agent provocateur?

    https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/github-apologizes-for-firing-jewish-employee-who-warned-of-nazis-in-u.s.-capitol

  37. moi says:
    @Chris Moore

    The egotistical Orange Idiot is either a Jew or a Shabbos Goy. Take yer pick.

    • Agree: Trinity
    • Replies: @Trinity
  38. Dr. X says:
    @Dieter Kief

    This is not true. The Communists actively and openly tried to destroy German Weimar Democracy with the help of Stalin

    Correct. It is rather incredible how historians and other observers simply ignore the effects of the Bavarian Soviet of 1919, the Hungarian Soviet right next door, and the Spartacist coup in Berlin on the formation of the NSDAP as an anti-communist party.

    • Replies: @fnn
  39. fnn says:
    @Schuetze

    Another taboo: “What was the name of Germany’s (and the world’s) first Green Party?

    • Replies: @Schuetze
  40. fnn says:
    @Dr. X

    Also the 1923 Hamburg Uprising. The death toll was three times greater than that of all the Summer of Floyd George riots combined.

  41. Cowboy says:
    @ThreeCranes

    Good points. I would add that the Protestant principle of the sacredness of the individual is being replaced with a Hegelian sittlichkeit hellscape. An imposition of a new collective moral code that transcends any individual or group of individuals who deny it’s legitimacy. A secular church from hell. A theocracy run by an imperial cult.

    • Replies: @Dieter Kief
  42. Trinity says:
    @moi

    Well he certainly doesn’t look Jewish, but he sure kisses their ass and of course his own daughter married an ANTI-WHITE RACIST JEW. I pick shabbos goy like all the rest of those people in Washington. Even those actors in The Squad who will put up a rehearsed act like they are against muh Israel are $habbos goy. AOC and Omar look like they should be changing sheets at the Holiday Inn so how did they get so far at such an early age. They damn sure didn’t sleep their way to the top unless those cats in Washington like ugly women.

  43. @Cowboy

    I understand your point. But – öh I’d rather not refer to Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel to substantiate it. Hegel’s sittlichkeit was meant to destroy the individual (= the burgoise) only in Marxism.

    • Replies: @Dieter Kief
  44. @anonymous

    Was slating an elderly career politician who is frail and failing mentally a part of the overall scheme?

    Excellent post, but I would suggest the frail-and-failing bit was only an incidental part of their reason for running Biden. Rather, Biden was incredibly susceptible for his increasingly exposed corruption in Ukraine and China. Giuliani’s investigations were threatening to bring him down in short order, but as well John Kerry, Miss Hillary and even Obama himself were seriously implicated. In effect the scandal would have destroyed the Dems for several election cycles at least.

    The Dems realized Biden and the party could be saved if they put him forth as a candidate for president, protecting him from investigation on the spying-on-your-political-opponent angle. With Trump’s phone call to Zelinsky they were able to game this strategy into an impeachment and spin that out until the pandemic came along to change the subject.

    Of course the plan would have fallen apart if Biden had dropped out of the race after the early primaries or failed to get the nomination. Cue massive fraud in those primary elections. Is it a coincidence the results from the Iowa caucuses were delayed in much the same way that counting was stopped on Election Day? When it was over many wondered how he had even come a distant fourth.

    Biden then came in fifth place in New Hampshire,winning less than 10% of the vote. No major party nominee had ever finished lower than second in New Hampshire in the modern primary era. The narrative was then changed, as narratives can always be changed, to the story that the candidate wasn’t important — it was all about the hated orange monster.

  45. @Refl

    Ernst “Putzi” Hanfstaengl was a friend of FDR. They lunched together at Harvard. The Hanfstaengl family were art dealers, and Putzi spent time in USA in support of the family business.

    It was Putzi who financed and encouraged the writing and publication of Mein Kampf.

    • Thanks: Schuetze, Iris
  46. @Schuetze

    Thank you, Schuetze!

    I’m of Polish origin, but live in Sweden since 1974. Under my 22 years in the communist Poland, I never have run into a tiny bit of the hatred for the German people that the alternative media in Poland began to spread after Poland’s “regaining its liberty” in 1989. In my oppinion all the stupid Poles that so eagerly swallow the anti-German poison serve as a proxy of sorts to the crypto chosenite elite in Poland and the (((elite))) abroad. Naturally, most Poles are unaware of acting as useful idiots. Regarding that many Poles are very poor, their willingness to embrace the hatred probably is caused by envy, as the living standard remains being much higher in Germany. When I had the energy to suggest that it is not the German people’s fault that “all of consequence is in Poland owned by German corporations”, I was called traitor etc. Strange enough, these same media also spread hatred for Jews, not so much in the main text/audition but in the comments. These commenters claim that Jews and Germans cooperate, and did it under WWII, so that they could rob the Poles. Those Poles who have a sufficient command of other languages than Polish – and are not pious Catholics, do try to warn their country-fellows that this attitude will not lead to any good. Such dissidents in oppinion are, unsurprisingly, being named “nazi or hitler-lovers” etc. Some of those “patriots” go as far as to stating that the Germans had gassed millions of Poles. They actually do it without accordingly reducing the established number of gassed Jews, i.e. the proverbial six million.

    • Thanks: Carolyn Yeager
    • Replies: @Schuetze
  47. Trinity says:

    Well the Jews were caught red handed in the Lavon Affair, and we have American sailors on board the USS Liberty saying that Israel attacked an American ship deliberately, rumor has this was yet another attempt to blame this on Egypt and incite retaliation from America against Egypt and other Arab nations at the time. False Flags and Israel/Jews? Nah, not from our bestest friends in the whole wide world. And who can forget the 5 Dancing Shlomos. They were on “our” side, they said.

    • Agree: Carolyn Yeager
    • Replies: @Iris
  48. Gg says:
    @BuelahMan

    U missed the point – the author was drawing an analogy and the Brownshirts helping the communist aided the comparison between the fire and Jan 6. For the purposes of this article no one cares who actually set the fire

    • Disagree: Carolyn Yeager
    • Replies: @BuelahMan
  49. @cranc

    Your observation / comment that “Liberal democracy was undermined long before 1933…” piqued my memory of this (copied below) by Professor Robert Lynd, from his Forward to Business as a System of Power by Professor Robert A. Brady (Economics, University of California), Columbia University Press, New York, 1943., p. xii. (the Forward is dated October 1942).

    (I think that you are both on the right track, although I am not otherwise familiar with either of those two professors):

    Social organization around functional concerns is normal to human beings. Western liberalism, imputing freedom and rationality to the individual, washed its hands of the problem of securing positive organization; it proceeded on the assumption that, wherever organization was socially desirable, men would recognize the need and forthwith organize themselves. Such a theory not only misread human nature but it failed to take account of the momentum developed within such a cultural complex as machine technology owned and exploited within a legally buttressed system of private property rights. Liberal democracy has never dared face the fact that industrial capitalism is an intensely coercive form of organization of society that cumulatively constrains men and all of their institutions to work the will of the minority who hold and wield economic power; and that this relentless warping of men’s lives and forms of association becomes less and less the result of voluntary decisions by “bad” or “good” men and more and more an impersonal web of coercions dictated by the need to keep “the system” running. These coercions cumulate themselves to ends that even the organizing leaders of big business may fail to foresee, as step by step they grapple with the next immediate issue, and the next, and the next.

    • Thanks: JackOH
    • Replies: @JackOH
  50. How quick these establishment academics are to denigrate anyone who challenges establishment narratives as conspiracy theorists, and yet they hypocritically attribute conspiracies with abandon to their political enemies, Nazi’s, Russians, etc.

    • Thanks: Trinity
  51. @Dieter Kief

    Here is a paper that shows quite nicely that the individual and the state are related (dialectically intertwined) for Hegel: One quote from it:

    Hegel stresses the need to recognize that the realities of the modern state necessitate a strong public authority along with a populace that is free and unregimented.  

    The whole article is here:

    https://iep.utm.edu/hegelsoc/

    Marxist philosopher Ernst Bloch understood this quite well too – see his Hegel Studies Subject – Object.

    The most recent outcome of this understanding of Hegel is the quite liberal theory of the law and the state in Jürgen Habermas’ “Between Facts and Norms – A contribution to a discourse theory of law and democracy”

    • Replies: @Cowboy
  52. @idealogus

    Democrats will pass a law that says it is legal to shoot Republicans in the street and without trial. Or something very like that.

    They’ll gussy it up with some minimal trappings of due process. The French had a similar problem back in 1793. They came up with something called Committees of Public Safety. Very effective, I gather.

    Not to worry: Republicans in general will be well down on the list. After they dispose of those inciting bastards who wear a MAGA hat.

    • Agree: Carolyn Yeager
  53. @eckbach

    Kind of hard to trust a book written by “Gen. Leon Degrelle”. Degrelle was the equivalent of a lieutenant-colonel in the SS.

  54. etype says:

    Great story but a complete fabrication known about since forever. So the American right lies every bit as much as the left. This story confirms the fact you have no regard whatsoever for truth, your integrity is a front, but present yourself as an alternative to leftist liars, but still a collection of lie spinners.

  55. Schuetze says:
    @fnn

    I assume you are saying that the NSDAP was the first “green party”? Is that true? Imagine if Hitler had discovered global warming and the left were forced to kiss his feet….

    • Replies: @fnn
  56. Schuetze says:
    @Lucy Lipinska

    I have worked with several poles in my IT career, and have always found them pretty aloof, although in general very competent. The wife of a brit was loads of fun and she could pound beers with the best of us on the team.

    When travelling through the Tatras in 2008 from Slovakia on my way to a day of skiing at Zakopane, when we crossed the border I was surprised how in Poland there were stands all along the road selling wood carvings, pelts, potatoes, lace and all kinds of things, where as in Slovakia I had seen nothing similar. My impression was that Poles are very industrious and want to work to get ahead.

    The Brit/Pole couple on our team had bought land near a national park in the east in what once had been Pomerania, and owned an apartment in Stettin that they had bought dirt cheap.

    The point I am making is that I have very mixed feelings about the Poles. I do wish them the best of luck, and I sincerely hope they will stop baiting Germany and Russia about war crimes that they are just as likely of being guilty of.

    What are your thoughts on the airplane crash and death if Lech Kaczynski. Is Russia still trying to hide their guilt for what was done to Poland, or is it just jews seeking their eternal vengeance?

  57. Jiminy says:

    I was watching a doco about the 2001 bombings of the three towers earlier tonight, and the whitewashing that went on with that would make a Chinese dry-cleaner blush. How it was accepted, buried and ignored is remarkable. As a result of its success, and with the success of the WOT, the Jews and their minions now emboldened, have ratcheted it to the next stage. War on Americans. But it’s uplifting that countries around the world have come out and denounced the jews latest efforts on stifling free speech with their propaganda machines.
    So it seems there is hope for the downtrodden after all. It may seem that Biden has sown the seeds of despair, but it appears that the inequalities are there now for all to see.

  58. fnn says:
    @Schuetze

    I just searched on Bing for nazis+green and “how were green were the nazis” and quite a bit of info is available. Several books were published on this, but not all are easily available. This one, for example:

  59. Hibernian says:
    @ThreeCranes

    “Alas, the more sophisticated Protestant view is being overwhelmed…”

    A view that gave us slave trading, piracy, and genocidal wars.

    • Replies: @frontier
  60. @ThreeCranes

    Pelosi and Brooks project some of their attributes into the Capitol Building and then fall to their knees–in Pelosi’s case, literally–and worship it. And you should as well. After all, why should you not prostrate yourself before that part of their selves which they have deified? “Bow down to our Gods, clod!”

  61. Whenever I read about Trump’s supporters being railroaded I get a bit agitated but then sit back and enjoy it.
    Trump is a murderer for killing Sulemani and Mohandis, supporting throat cutters in Syria and killing the poor in Yemen.
    Biden will be the same, as was Obomber, and before him the Bush and Clinton.
    The USA is not a free or sovereign country but a zio occupied nation and I’m privileged and fortunate to sit it out and watch from a distance.
    I do not hate Americans and I know they are helpless.

    • Agree: chris
  62. Iris says:
    @Trinity

    And who can forget the 5 Dancing Shlomos. They were on “our” side, they said.

    Israel’s foremost responsibility in masterminding and executing the 9/11 false flag and true American nuclear holocaust goes far beyond the “5 Dancing Shlomos” celebrating with lighters.

    It is Larry Silverstein, Team Zion’s representative on the ground, who was empowered enough to make the improvised decision to demolish WTC7. Nuclear explosives were present in WTC7’s basement, but that building was not meant to be demolished, until Silverstein realised that it bore unmissable traces of explosion collateral damage from the controlled demolition of the nearby Twin Towers. He was then forced to make the hasty decision to demolish WTC7 too, showing how powerful was the party he represented.

    It is the “Israeli Art Students” who, in preparation, planted the Twin Towers long in advance with explosives in a shape that would, later when exploding, simulate the cross-section of alleged commercial “airplanes”, thus giving substance to the grotesque tall tale of fragile aluminium planes cutting through sturdy structural steel.

    The American people have been violently abused by 9/11, and nobody did nothing about it. Now, the last remaining shreds of liberty are being taken from them. Old sins cast long shadows.

    • Thanks: Trinity
    • Replies: @Biff
  63. anonymous[939] • Disclaimer says:
    @Ray Caruso

    Kind of hard to trust a book written by “Gen. Leon Degrelle”. Degrelle was the equivalent of a lieutenant-colonel in the SS.

    Indeed.

    Much more credible is member of 147th Fighter-Interceptor Group of the Texas Air National Guard who went on to become president of the YooNitedS8s and thence to reading story books about goats to Black school children in Sarasota, FL.

    • Replies: @Ray Caruso
  64. George540 says:
    @BuelahMan

    Hitler and the people around them were witnessing the destruction of German culture, beliefs, and the impoverishment of the German people. They were witnessing the unleashing of pornography, the gays, transgenders and perverts, the filthy Jewish book’s, later burned by the Students Union and the stealth of their land under the Versailles Agreement – largely engineered by the Jews.
    They were witnessing the total commendeering of the press, law and Banking. They were also witnessing the twenty years of Bolsheviks in Russia – 84% which were Jews – and the destruction of religion..
    They were aware of the Jewish treachery during the First World War

  65. Schuetze says:

    Old sins cast long shadows.

    What about the British Empire? I guess we can all see how the British are suffering. Germany was stripped of her honor in the span of 25 years, England is dying a slow death by 1000 cuts, just like America.

    • Replies: @Iris
  66. @Ray Caruso

    And what part of this information makes him untrustworthy? Do you know the standards for honesty in the SS?

    • Replies: @Ray Caruso
  67. Miro23 says:
    @Mikael_

    Sorry, but to write a whole article about associations with the Reichstag Fire but never mentioning 9/11 in that context, displays a special kind of delusion (or one-sidedness) by the author.

    I was thinking the same thing. If Rasmusen is going to quote Hitler’s Reichstag Fire Decree:

    It is therefore permissible to restrict the rights of personal freedom, freedom of expression, including the freedom of the press, the freedom to organize and assemble, the privacy of postal, telegraphic and telephonic communications. Warrants for house searches, orders for confiscations as well as restrictions on property, are also permissible beyond the legal limits otherwise prescribed.

    – Then the obvious parallel is 9/11 with the ushering in of the Patriot Act + mass NSA spying and Homeland Security. And then there’s the fact that the Reichstag and 9/11 both involved fires – although accepted that the Reichstag didn’t collapse. Maybe the Bolsheviks or Brownshirts or whoever forgot to bring the explosives.

  68. obvious says:
    @Refl

    All we really have to do is take enough steps back to see the full picture. It was in the Allied interest to allow Germany rearmament, and become a power capable of taking on the USSR. Why? Because of Stalin ousting the real Communists in the Soviet Union:

    https://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/sociopolitica/red_symphony.htm

    Each step of the way was calculated and programmed… it ended up in the East-West division of Europe and the last 70 years of peace, and everything else since then: decolonialisation, collapse of empires and traditional nation states. It will redound into this century and take on the global form eventually, so the big plan must be to aim very high indeed. It goes back to chess, right?

  69. @SolontoCroesus

    It was Putzi who financed and encouraged the writing and publication of Mein Kampf.

    I wasn’t going to comment on this foolish article based on Shirer’s “Rise and Fall of the Third Reich”, but I can’t let such a statement pass without challenge.
    How about providing some EVIDENCE for this flat-out statement from you, SolontoCroesus. Are we supposed to take what you write at face value because Ron Unz put a gold star in front of your name? LOL.

    I flatly deny this. It’s nothing but conjecture. Refl is an old foe of mine, who says he lives in Germany (though not of German blood, as I recall) and is anti-Hitler. I can only shake my head.

    • Replies: @Refl
  70. Bernie says:

    “He restricted violence to the petty level of the Brownshirts, his club of young men who liked to hurt people, break windows of Jewish businesses, and have rumbles with their equivalents from the Communist Party.”

    The Brownshirts developed in response to the reds attacking people at party meetings and gatherings. Hitler didnt respond with blind violence. In fact, he was more lenient than I would have been when the brownshirts caught some communists trying to bomb his meeting with hand grenades:

    https://counter-currents.com/2018/03/antifa-the-battle-of-coburg/

    “During the speech, and even long into the night, small groups of SA men clashed with the local workers. The Reds ambushed SA men several times and left some of them badly wounded. One SA patrol discovered and subdued a group preparing to use hand-grenades against their quarters. Gottfried Schmitt, a member of the patrol, describes what happened next:

    . . . we marched them into quarters . . . I turned the precious pair over to Hitler and showed him the bombs. He looked ugly at that, but made no further sign. Quietly he ordered the captives to be taken to a room at the back, beckoned to a hefty couple of our chaps, furnished them with a stout stick apiece, and signed to them to get busy within. Some time afterwards the two would-be bomb throwers were seen to leave our camp, very much sadder and very much wiser men . . .[9]”

  71. Cowboy says:
    @Dieter Kief

    Dieter, the dialectic is between the Aesthetic and the Moral. The Moral as Hegel defined it was the set of social obligations and duties and universal to all whereas the Aesthetic is those other choices available that do not fit under social duties. Moral duty then becomes God , i.e the universal.

    “The true reconciliation, whereby the divine realizes itself in the domain of actuality, consists in the ethical and juridical life of the state.” -Hegel

    • Replies: @Dieter Kief
  72. truthman says:

    The NSDAP did in fact have some limited experience in running state/provincial governments in Weimar Republic Germany. By the end of 1932 they ran Thuringia, Brunswick and Mecklenburg Schwerin, pretty small states to be sure, though Thuringia was more mid sized.

  73. HT says:

    I love good satire.

    • Replies: @Carolyn Yeager
  74. frontier says:
    @Hibernian

    sophisticated Protestant view … that gave us slave trading, piracy, and genocidal wars.

    I’m not a Protestant, but the strawman you put on display is nonsensical. Slavery and wars have been around since long before Christianity and Protestants in particular, they are still happening in the non-Christian parts of the world… I’m not sure why this stinky dead horse continues to be dragged out to the public square for demonstrative beatings.

    • Replies: @Hibernian
  75. @HT

    Ha,ha,ha. You’ve summed it up perfectly. Thanks HT.

  76. One thing should be clear to clear thinking citizens of the U.S. about things like Reichstag fire events, clownish and circus like exaggerations of reality by Pelosi, Schumer and their establishment media shills that serve them— there is going to be an enormous amount of sheer bullshit emanating from the mouths of these individuals in the following year. The lies and exaggerations to sway the probably 100 million Americans that don’t believe the election results, into believing they are wrong and the election was not stolen, will literally be tsunami like in force.

    Also, there are already reports showing that the far left is having doubts about Biden. Let’s just hope that the country survives the communists now in power, aided by big tech, big pharma, big institutions and most likely already Chinese spies by the thousands roaming around in America.

  77. AReply says:

    This article is more nonsense. There is zero comparison between Capitol riot and Reishrag and Hitlers rise by the author’s own reckoning. The list of contemporary characters is simple lunacy.

    Republicans ≠ Social Democrats by any definition. Per Chomsky, Republican’s are reactionary statists. They milk the wounds of the Civil War for pus which they gleefully spray around to keep a base of Walmart-Applebee’s-FoxNews chistopathic bigots and imbeciles wound-up enough to pick up seats close to prime cuts of home-state pork. The entire GOP gambit amounts to raging hypocrisy to stay in line at Federal trough.

    What has been the Republican pitch since Reagan and his 9 most feared words, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.”? Government is evil, so put me in government… For life! There we have it, a most cogent synopsis of the Republican Party.

    How that ever played in Peoria is one of the genius political marketing moves of all time. But it worked, maybe because Peoria was on good side of lucrative corporate welfare, “Better Dead than Red”, and Happy Days with the Fonz, ‘Heeeyyy!’ Iran-contra, GHWB’s CIA, birth of the Neocons. (Do not get fucking started about Jews! I don’t want to hear it. Israel is one thing, good’ol boys are another)

    Regarding the author’s editorial style of throwing shit into big loaf, baking it and calling it bread while the fumes poison the entire forum…

    THERE IS NO COMPARISON BETWEEN JAN 6 AND GERMANY

    Note to world. Antifa’s modus operandi is not thuggery. When fucking neo-nazi incel white trash a la Proud Boys appear, Antifa makes a point to show up too as an open rebuke. Read the fucking handbook, it’s online. My god.

    “My grandfather was in an anti-fascist organization. It was called the U.S. Army!”
    — Someone on the interwebz

    BLM is fighting for an actual purpose, the rights of groups whose bodies were chattel for 350 years, who were only recognized in their right to vote since after a lot of voices here were born, whose traditional American experience is having their heads smashed in myriad ways, and who to this day continue to have their heads smashed by the very police apparatus that was created to keep them as chattel.

    If you think white Applebees dickweeds suffer at the jackboot of the “establishment” take a harder look at what happens to the rest. Corporate HR guidelines are a good step up!

    So what is the actual problem here on this forum? What are you bemoaning? What are the principles that are guiding this thought? It’s a miasma, a fog.

    Note to self! Trump just lost. If you want to get to work making elections more secure and fair, have at it. There are going to be more of them!

    The election process was obviously borked, by Republicans fucking with the Post Office, Trump telling his followers to vote twice by mail AND in-person, usual GOP caging and suppression, SOP: Texas removes all but one ballot dropbox per county, court fights to disenfranchise huge groups, GOP leaders openly begging to throw the results. For decades the only way the GOP can stay in the game is by wrecking democracy, and they brag about it!

    The fucking brownshirts and neo-nazis here are the good old American militant right, not Antifa. As noted it’s Trump literally reprising Mussolini, not Biden.

    The Republican Party is dying, because its only populist appeal is a robotic mantra to Applebees-Walmart-FoxNews dickweeds based on imbecilic rage, bigotry and jeebus. The stench of necrotic sores from GOP political in-breeding is overpowering. But it clears the room! Which as a tactic works surprisingly better than you might think in the clutch…

    I now return this thread to its openly bigoted diatribes about how Jews are so much smarter than you they have you twirling like Dervishes.

    • Replies: @Mulegino1
  78. Emslander says:
    @GeeBee

    The root of our current malaise is the natural tendency to allow horror to diminish in our collective memory as time passes. Whatever you think of Hitler, it was the horror and treachery of Bolshevism that gave him his personal spirit and permitted that spirit to find resonance across Europe. He fought Communism and won, as did Franco in Spain.

    They’ll forever be hated in the opinion factories of the soft world of progressive desires.

  79. upstater says:

    I got as far as “And so we come to the present day” before realizing this was unhinged fantasmagoria.

    Perhaps the economist can even give use some mathematical equations for his equivalencies? I’d have to be on heavy drugs to come up with the professor’s silly analogies. He sure gives tenure and credentialism a bad name.

    And then I get to the comments… Let it suffice to say it is useful for people to read through the comments to take the temperature of the far right fringe of the public’s fever. Its way past 105F.

    Unfortunately we get the government we deserve, be it the corrupt narcissist Trump or the corrupt senile Biden or the corrupt gerentocracy in CON-gress. The public is spoonfed narratives from the kleptocratic billionaire media and remains ignorant of history. Then we have nonsense like Rasmussen’s screed that only adds to the malaise.

  80. @SolontoCroesus

    SolontoCroesus. Are we supposed to take what you write at face value because Ron Unz put a gold star in front of your name?

    yes
    next question?

  81. Agent76 says:

    Great and timely article!

    January 8th, 2021 YOU’RE BEING LIED TO! PROOF THE CAPITAL BUILDING “INSURRECTION” WAS A SET UP!!!

    The storming of the capital building was not a “failure of security” as multiple camera angles and videos show police letting protesters beyond the barricades and in some cases they march them right up to the front door!


  82. R2b says:
    @BuelahMan

    What a load of shit!
    Antifa was led in!
    Trump fooled his constituency.
    Ok, he is a human, but so is Beria, and so forth.
    Americans should impeach the Pelosi/Shumer-gang!

    • Replies: @BuelahMan
  83. Refl says:
    @Carolyn Yeager

    I have four NSDAP gransparents, which makes me a thoroughbred Nazi. I bear the name not just of a hunter but of a family of farmers, that would pinpoint me by a square mile to where I was born, if I wrote it here.
    Listen, I do appreciate some of your writings and ideas, but this is awkward. The Hitler guy came to power and wanted to rebuild the country – so much okay. But he missed his goal so horrendously that you have to admit there must have been something wrong with him. And part of the problem probably was that he had certain foreign helpers who railroaded him into trouble.

    • Replies: @Alexandros
  84. Chris Moore says: • Website
    @Anon

    I have tried to explain to people that there is a civil war happening amongst Jews and it is not just in America and it is not something new. Jews killed tens of thousand of Jews in WW2 and since.

    I would say the Zionists already won the civil war among Jewry by infiltrating Anglo-Imperialism, Communism and Nazism, by killing assimilating Jews in WW2 under various pretexts, by creating Israel, and then using it as a springboard for international Zionism and its Jewish fifth columns.

    The ZOG civil war I was referring to is between Zionists — aggressive Zionists in the Netanyahu mold and right-leaning international Jewish fifth columnists vs. passive-aggressive Zionists in the Rabin mold and left-leaning international Jewish fifth columnists.

    All are angling for international Jewish supremacy — what I call Judeofascism — but the “liberals” want to continue the gradual, turning up the heat approach whereas the neocons want to continue the aggressive wars approach.

    I would say neocon “liberal” collaborators like Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama etc. come down on the side of the aggressive neocons (look at their attempts to knock of Syria and their successful destruction of Libya, both for Israel, and their confrontation with Russia (using Ukraine as a proxy) in continuation of the Bush/Cheney Mideast wars; whereas the passive-aggressive Zionists spend their energy fulminating domestically against non-kosher Christians, whites, America Firsters, patriots and now even blacks and browns who are not on board with the Judeofascist agenda.
    https://therightscoop.com/multiracial-whiteness-wapo-author-writes-article-trying-to-explain-away-trumps-black-and-brown-support/

    All are an ipso-facto party to the Zionist destruction of assimilating Jews in WW2. And all Jewish fifth columns and their collaborators are currently engaged in treason in America and around the world, as demonstrated by the 9/11 inside job and the continued resulting wars, which are now blowing back on average Americans. Their refusal to confront the crimes and instead dig themselves deeper and deeper proves their treason.
    https://wikispooks.com/wiki/9-11/Israel_did_it

    But it’s not surprising, given their even greater guilt from WW2 Zionist atrocities, which they continue to sweep under the rug as well.

  85. Mulegino1 says:
    @AReply

    Congratulations!

    This is perhaps the best parody of woke, globohomo Jewspeak that has been seen here in a while.

    I especially enjoyed the part about the soporific Chomsky characterizing Republican’s (sic) as “reactionary statists”, along with the honorable mention of the “Walmart-Applebee’s-FoxNews chistopathic bigots,” although I’m not quite sure what “chistopathic” means. In reality, establishment Republicans are the inertial frame of reference used by the global oligarchs to make sure that the course of events moved irretrievably leftwards.

    You did a particularly good job, though, of arranging the left’s ducks in a perfect row, and to contrast them invidiously with the real Americans who can get things done and make the country run.

    What better targets for ridicule than the batshit insane bunch of latte chugging coprophilic gamma males, hood rats and blue haired, body pierced and excessively tattooed manatee like females that make up the unemployable reserve army of Antifa and BLM? Indeed, one glimpse at those “girls” would be enough to convince the most vacillating incel that he has chosen the better bargain.

  86. If Obama bin Laden had any brains then he would have attacked the Capitol on the night of the joint session of Congress and if the attackers on the Capitol hill had any brains then they would have taken control of the premises with almost all lawmakers inside… they both blew it.

    And just as the camel jockey paid a dear price for his misplaced audacity, the trespassers will pay a very dear price too.

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  87. @Refl

    If you build a magnificent house and your jealous neighbor burns it down, do you find it natural to blame yourself? Or is that only acceptable when it comes to Adolf Hitler?

    The lack of respect for the greatest German who ever lived is criminal. People are willing to believe their enemies more than their friends.

    On the other hand, this might be why Germans did not deserve Hitler. Or any other savior. The bed has been made.

    • Replies: @John Johnson
    , @Refl
  88. @idealogus

    Maybe Hitler took power in Germany legally but not democratically. 50% + 1 of the voters did not vote for him and the majority of the 44% who voted for him did not vote for a dictatorship.

    At the risk offending many on this site, the above is what is the common perception of most Americans who cannot conceive any form of democracy other than their own. This link will provide you a breakdown of the 1932 election https://infogalactic.com/info/German_federal_election,_July_1932
    Note that there are 61 parties seeking seats in the Reichstag. Note that 2/3 or more of the parties are “left” or “socialist”. This includes several versions of communist parties. This is a feature of most European countries, although not to the extent it once was. Proportional representation encourages diverse political views, while at the same time aligning political views for practical purposes. In reality, 50%+1 seldom occurs in European countries in the legislative assembly, but is not unusual in the head of state elections. Countries with the British parliamentary system have the same phenomenon. Getting 40% of the popular vote is seen as a solid majority, given the number of parties contesting and winning seats. The leader of the party with the most seats is invited by the Head of State to form government. The Prime Minister is “elected” by parliament and is the normally, but not necessarily, the leader asked to form government.
    I would add that prior to Trump, there were others who won with a minority of the popular vote, both Democrat and Republican. Nobody claims they seized power. Every form of democratic government, including republics, at some time, does not represent what the majority of the population voted for. When was the last time in any “democracy” that the majority of citizens voted for a war, or tax increase?

    • Agree: Ray Caruso
  89. Too says:
    @Anonymous

    While Rasmussen draws valid parallels between the tactics of the National Socialists and today’s Democratic Party, he misses the most important difference: the National Socialists were trying to save Western Civilization from the (((Communists))) while the Democratic Party is working at the behest of their (((rulers))) to complete the dismantling of Western Civilization.

  90. @Cowboy

    Yep, he tried to fuse all kinds of spheres –  religion with law, law with the state, absolutism with liberalism and freedom with obligation and  – – aesthetics with responsibility obligation and – liberation too. An amalgam of Kant, Johann Benjamin Erhard, Jakob Böhme, Melanchthon and Luther, Moses Maimonides and Friedrich von Schiller as well as Jean Paul, and Schelling and – the French Revolution; Paris and Tübingen. The idea that Hegel would – in the end – be the authoritarian destroyer of the evening empire’s free spirit and therewith the a-human authoritative Prussian State Philosopher sui generis might well be a tad off. – – – See here what he wrote about freedom, industriousness and trust and – – – individuality with regard to – the United States of America in contrast to Southern America 

    Es waren industriöse Europäer,die sich des Ackerbaus, des Tabak- und Baumwollenbaus usw. befleißigten.Bald trat eine allgemeine Richtung auf die Arbeit ein, und die Substanz desGanzen waren die Bedürfnisse, die Ruhe, die bürgerliche Gerechtigkeit, Sicherheit, Freiheit, und ein Gemeinwesen, das von den Atomen der Individuen ausging, so daß der Staat nur ein Äußerliches zum Schutze des Eigenthums war.Von der protestantischen Religion ging das Zutrauen der Individuen gegeneinander aus, in das Vertrauen auf ihre Gesinnung, denn in der protestantischenKirche sind die religiösen Werke das ganze Leben, die Thätigkeit desselben überhaupt. Dagegen kann bei den Katholiken die Grundlage eines solchen Zutrauensnicht Stattfinden, denn in weltlichen Angelegenheiten herrscht nur die Gewaltund freiwillige Unterworfenheit, und die Formen, die man hier Constitutionennennt, sind nur Nothhülfe und schützen gegen Mißtrauen nicht.Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Sämtliche Werke. Band 11: Vorlesungen über die Philosophie der Geschichte, Einleitung S. 126 -130

    I put that through google translate – and it worked:
     It was industrial Europeans who engaged in agriculture, tobacco and cotton cultivation, etc. A general trend towards work soon emerged, and the substance of it all was needs, tranquility, civil justice, security, freedom and a Commonwealth that proceeded from the atoms of individuals, so that the state was only an external thing to protect property. The Protestant religion gave rise to the trust of individuals in one another, to trust in their sentiments, for religious works are in the Protestant church all of life, its activity in general. With the Catholics, on the other hand, the basis of such trust cannot take place, for in worldly affairs only violence and voluntary submission prevail, and the forms that are here called constitutions are only emergency aid and do not protect against mistrust.

    (The dream-like precision with which he fuses trust, industriousness, and reciprocal acknowledgment of those “individuals” who embody (=realize) such values is – well: Call it whatever you want to call it: Luck of the draw, the blind chicken, that does not die of hunger either, or – luck of the industrious or – the luck of the genius – I’d agree throughout. But – I’d agree.

  91. @Ray Caruso

    Indeed he was. One of the 500,000 untrustworthy volunteers from across Europe who went to fight on the Eastern Front. That SOB DeGrelle had the temerity to say had it not been for Germany, Stalin would have been standing in Calais looking across at England. Of course this couldn’t possibly be true, because John Wear and others like him, are untrustworthy for pretending there was a massive Soviet build up organizing an invasion of Europe.

    • Replies: @Ray Caruso
  92. Hibernian says:
    @frontier

    My point was that Protestant self righteousness is more than a little tedious.

  93. @Anonymous

    Anonymous! Is it really you? So nice to run into you again! Let’s swap Kosher recipes!

  94. If, like Rasmusen, you don’t know much about the second world war, don’t swallow “facts” written by William Shirer (The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich).

    Here’s what six thousand Jews have to say about Shirer and fake lies:
    https://duckduckgo.com/?q=fake+lies+William+Shirer%2C+The+Rise+and+Fall+of+the+Third+Reich&t=h_&ia=web

  95. Biff says:
    @Iris

    It is the “Israeli Art Students” who, in preparation, planted the Twin Towers long in advance with explosives

    But they would’ve had to get past the Israeli owned security company that was in charge of guarding the WTC, and that would’ve been a very difficult task – I’m not sure it’s possible(sarcasm)

    • Thanks: Iris
  96. Whenever I read/see the word antisemitism [all Arabs, Muslims and Palestinians fully excluded], my eyes automatically let go of the page.

    Nutsies bad.

    I get it.

    • Replies: @HT
  97. anon[238] • Disclaimer says:
    @BuelahMan

    Congrats on being the first commenter in, as usually articles like the above are absolutely cosseted in trolls. I would have been little harder on the author but we all have to worry about being targeted when we disagree with the ‘status quo.’ That is just how it is. Fear has always been used to prevent the free expression of ideas and beliefs. It has always been used to suppress dissent. Best of Luck.

    On another topic, why is it that people allow their governments to get away with the murder of old people by doing next to nothing to combat this virus. It has been about a year now and hospitals are beginning to overflow the world over. How can you possibly say your government acted in a reasonable and responsible manner as thousands of people die every single day? Where the fuck were they when thousands of people the world over knew and told them it was going to get bad like this? Oh yeah, they were squirming around in their toxic political worm holes thinking half about the virus and half wondering how it could benefit themselves politically. Like I said. Disgusting.
    It will hit home soon, as it mutates and younger people start contracting and dying from it, and there is no room in hospitals for even them – the bright sparks of our future will be kicking grannies out of beds in a desperate effort to save their lousy selves. Best of luck Everyone.

    • Replies: @anon
    , @Commentator Mike
  98. anon[238] • Disclaimer says:
    @anon

    cbc.ca has already started propaganda in that direction with medical experts speaking out and saying things like, ‘Well, the situation is getting so bad that we will soon have to make triage decisions to support the people who are most likely to survive. Yada yada and cry me a river but that will be the youngest and healthiest.’ And so on … forgetting completely that it is mostly older people who quarantine themselves and younger people who go out on the streets and to the beaches and spread the virus with abandon.
    Prediction: A lot of those same irresponsible people will soon be going to hospitals and begging for treatment when due to their own stupidity there are no treatments left. Already the very brave front line medical personnel are working way past overtime and burning out from desperation. Can you imagine how they feel about having to practically beg the people whom they are trying to save from acting completely irresponsibly?
    Why do front line medical workers have to do that? One reason: LACK OF GOVERNMENT LEADERSHIP!

  99. HT says:
    @Daniel Rich

    What’s the buzz word, like racist and anti-semite, for those who hate white protestant people?

  100. @anonymous

    Check out this one:

    “Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil”
    by Gerhard Menuhnin

    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27810799-tell-the-truth-shame-the-devil

  101. A well written article but going to disagree with this statement:

    The Communists were very bad people—recall this is the time of Stalin— but they were never a real threat to German democracy. Nonetheless, the newspapers and the opinion leaders made it out that the Communists were always about to take over.

    The KPD was controlled by Moscow and were a very real threat to the government. Their submission to Moscow was where they had a major ideological divide with the SPD.

    If Stalin had decided to invade (this was discussed in Moscow) then the KPD would have helped them.

    Stalin would have then put the KPD in charge of a puppet state which is basically what happened with the GDR.

    The KPD was really an anti-German and pro-Soviet party that deserved to be banned. Openly traitorous parties shouldn’t be allowed in a democracy.

    • Agree: Schuetze
  102. @Alexandros

    If you build a magnificent house and your jealous neighbor burns it down, do you find it natural to blame yourself? Or is that only acceptable when it comes to Adolf Hitler?

    More like rebuilding a house and then stealing your neighbor’s….and his neighbor…and so on.

    On the other hand, this might be why Germans did not deserve Hitler. Or any other savior. The bed has been made.

    Yea well they probably wish they never had him since they sacrificed entire generations for Hitler’s war and they lost even more territory compared to WW1. East Prussia was wiped off the map.

    Germany would have rebuilt just fine without him. They did that after WW2 in fact.

    Egalitarians and leftists don’t like discussing how fast Germany was able to re-industrialize after being bombed into ruins. It calls into question some of their theories on why the third world exists.

    Hitler was no magician. Germans were pissed off and underestimated after WW1. They would have become the dominant economy if they just stuck with a boring Western style democracy. In fact the left would have been defeated through racial studies but those ended with WW2. In many ways Hitler helped the left succeed at a cultural level that they never thought possible.

    • Replies: @Alexandros
  103. @Wally

    What I find most intriguing is the likelihood that it was the “communists” and it was done precisely to cause the reaction it caused. The same cabal wanted WWI and set up four and instigated and likely pushed for it to be triggered, just like they set up die and agitated for WWII. It’s the same tired MO of Jewish “communists” all over, including in the USA Today. Thesis, reaction, antithesis. Every … single … time.

  104. @anonymous

    That’s a false dichotomy. I despise George “Dubya” Bush.

  105. I’m surprised that no one here has mentioned the theory that the fire was a failed operation by the KPD to burn government registries of Communist members before Hitler could use them.

    The German court that later pardoned Lubbe did not do so under evidence that it was a false flag operation. They concluded that there wasn’t evidence either way.

    Also not mentioned:

    Lubbe had a history of arson and was unemployed due to injury. He planned on moving to the Soviet Union which would make him an ideal agent.

    Western history books describe the Reichstag fire as a false flag operation but there actually isn’t evidence as with Operation Himmler.

    I also don’t see a good strategy on the part of the Nazis here given all possible false flag operations.

  106. @John Johnson

    More like rebuilding a house and then stealing your neighbor’s….and his neighbor…and so on.

    The same old propaganda. The only country Hitler invaded that wasn’t a belligerent is Denmark. Not because they wanted to steal, or stole it, but because they needed to transverse their landmass to get to Norway, who had just sold out their country to Albion. And I guess Greece, because Mussolini was foolish enough to start an imperialistic adventure he could not finish and invite the British to the party. “Mein Führer, we’re marching!”.

    Yea well they probably wish they never had him since they sacrificed entire generations for Hitler’s war and they lost even more territory compared to WW1. East Prussia was wiped off the map.

    Germany would have rebuilt just fine without him. They did that after WW2 in fact.

    Egalitarians and leftists don’t like discussing how fast Germany was able to re-industrialize after being bombed into ruins. It calls into question some of their theories on why the third world exists.

    Hitler was no magician. Germans were pissed off and underestimated after WW1. They would have become the dominant economy if they just stuck with a boring Western style democracy. In fact the left would have been defeated through racial studies but those ended with WW2. In many ways Hitler helped the left succeed at a cultural level that they never thought possible.

    Germany’s sacrifice in WW2 is nothing compared to the sacrifice they are forced to make right n0w. As you said, they rebounded from the former soon enough. Large part due to Hitlers economic policies and creating an unprecedented work ethic even among Germans, but that’s not important of course.

    Will they rebound from a Muslim Germany? Will they rebound from a self hating culture where nobody has children? Will they rebound from being a satellite nation of Jews who call them their main and mortal enemy?

    These arguments against Hitler might have made sense in the 1970s when West Germany and the West in general was doing alright. But now it should be obvious for all to see that he was right and that it was worth fighting a major war for. His loss against superior force is no mark against him. It is however a blight on the white nations who were part of that force. We are the ones who should be ashamed. Not Germany, and certainly not Adolf Hitler.

    • Agree: Fox
  107. @Alexandros

    You don’t get it. Why is he being called “Gen.” when he was a lieutenant-colonel?

    • Replies: @Alexandros
  108. @Curmudgeon

    The issue is Degrelle being called “Gen.” when he was a lieutenant-colonel. That having been said, there is no persuasive evidence a Soviet attack was imminent. If it had been, the Nazis would have been the first ones to say so at the time. They made the most in propaganda terms out of the Katyn massacre. They would have done much more if Operation Barbarossa had preempted a Bolshevik conquest of Europe.

    • Replies: @Curmudgeon
  109. @Ray Caruso

    He was promoted to General by Himmler in late war. Extralegal since Hitler had just deposed Himmler, but given that Hitler was dead there was nobody stopping the SS leader from making somebody a General. I guess you can say likewise that it was legal since nobody has carried out Hitlers order to depose him. So hardly a fraud for Degrelle to be calling himself that. With his service and leadership he certainly deserved it.

    • Replies: @Ray Caruso
  110. The same old propaganda. The only country Hitler invaded that wasn’t a belligerent is Denmark. Not because they wanted to steal, or stole it, but because they needed to transverse their landmass to get to Norway, who had just sold out their country to Albion.

    So do you deny Generaplan Ost? Did the Nazis not actually plan to starve off Slavic cities as they did with Leningrad?

    Will they rebound from a Muslim Germany? Will they rebound from a self hating culture where nobody has children?

    Well I guess that proves Hitler was mostly a waste of time then eh?

    Hitler kills off Germany’s Jews under the assumption that they are the cause of the left.

    The German left rebounds and a Christian German lets in a million Muslims. Faggotry is more rife in Berlin than it was in the 1920s.

    These arguments against Hitler might have made sense in the 1970s when West Germany and the West in general was doing alright. But now it should be obvious for all to see that he was right and that it was worth fighting a major war for.

    Unlike Hitler I am a true anti-Leftist and I’ll spit on a Communist before I make a deal with one.

    I would also shake the hand of a Polish anti-Communist. Hitler lined them up and had them shot.

    Hitler was a fraud. That should have been obvious when he aligned with the worst Communist of all time. He loved Germans so much that he sent them into needless wars against anti-Communist countries. Like I said before he could have gone to war with the Soviets first. Hitler defenders have no argument here. Have a look at the maps for yourself. He could have attacked through Finland and Romania. The Soviets were weaker then and would have collapsed without British support.

    • Troll: HeebHunter
    • Replies: @Alexandros
  111. @anon

    They’re using Covid-10 to conduct a geriatricide, as you mention. They’ll be saving on pensions I guess. This is what happens when society is no longer Christian or lacks any religion.

  112. @ThreeCranes

    The first part of your post is excellent, which is why I gave you kudos. However, the second part is much less persuasive. For one thing, Nancy Pelosi isn’t defined by Catholicism but rather by liberalism. In her mind Catholic teachings are always superseded by the fevered utterances of her fellow liberals. I fully agree with you that the U.S. Capitol is not “sacred” and that it is not a “temple”. The only temples should be ones dedicated to God; everything else is an abomination. However, who made the choice to build the Capitol in the shape of a temple, with its enormous dome and columns? I’m pretty sure it wasn’t Catholics since Catholics didn’t have much of a say in this country at the time. Do you know what’s depicted in the rotunda of the Capitol? A fresco called The Apotheosis of Washington, which depicts the wooden-toothed Virginian not only in heaven but presiding over heaven. It’s a hideous blasphemy. It is not, however, an anomaly. For many years a sculpture depicting Washington as Zeus was under that same rotunda. Not far away from the Capitol we see the giant obelisk dedicated, again, to Washington as well as the columned temples that do homage to his fellow deified mortals, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln. These structures imitate those of ancient Egypt and Greece and in those lands they would have been dedicated to false gods—as indeed they are here. Then there are the many lesser Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln idols scattered throughout the land. These are now being overthrown by the new American gods, feral Africans. Far from being Catholic or even Jewish, “democracy” as the object of idolatry is as American as apple pie.

    • Replies: @ThreeCranes
  113. JackOH says:
    @Timothy Madden

    Business as a System of Power is one of those books I’ve seen excerpted and referred to on these pages and elsewhere. I’ve been meaning to get to it. From the excerpts, such as the one you posted, I gather it’ll have the same impact on me as Burnham’s The Managerial Revolution. I’m expecting a thesis so commonsensical and gobsmackingly obvious that I’ll wonder why no one else seems to have noticed.

    ” . . . [I]ndustrial capitalism is an intensely coercive form of organization of society that cumulatively constrains men and all of their institutions to work the will of the minority . . .”. That’s a very telling phrase, and describes pretty well the “super-citizenship” enjoyed by the onetime industrial magnates in my area.

  114. Iris says:
    @Schuetze

    England is dying a slow death by 1000 cuts, just like America.

    You make an insightful comparison. The British ruling classes have been oppressing the British people in diverse ways for centuries, and were the first to adhere to Zion’s millenary geopolitical takeover agenda, to the extent that British elites and Talmudic elites are almost undistinguishable from one another.

    I may be partial, but IMHO I however believe that the British nation and the British people constitute a powerful civilisation that cannot disappear, no matter the failings and betrayals of its rulers, and the iron-clad institutional brainwashing it has forever been submitted to.

    The British people have a strong national culture, hence the ability to make collective decisions in times of hardship, operate as a group and find their way through the troubled coming times. They will not go down, although it would be a blessing for Humankind if British “elites” go down History’s gutter .

    • Thanks: Schuetze
  115. Refl says:
    @Alexandros

    If you need saviours, then there is something wrong with you in the first place.

    Hitler was not a saviour, but he was presented to the people as a saviour by people with ulterior motives, and he certainly believed it himself. The early successes of the Nazi regime were a gambit for the masters behind the curtain. If Hitler had not been just that full of himself, he would have smelled it.

    Thus, I believe that the Reichstag fire was a welcome gift by these masters to Hitlers rule.

  116. BuelahMan says:
    @frontier

    It doesn’t matter if the lie was a lie or not?

    Of course Lubbe didn’t do it on his own. But the Nazis had nothing to do with Lubbe’s instruction.

    At least you don’t mind that your kippah shows. Just say it outright, so everyone knows you as a jew, instead of just another lying white person clamoring for the Marxist ideology because you are too stupid to know better.

  117. BuelahMan says:
    @R2b

    Did I write anything contrary? I was the first Never Trumper, but for very different reasons than the Never Trumpers.

    Trump was, is and always will be the jews’ Inside Man. I even wrote a song and video about it.

    Now what does this have to do with lying about the fire in Germany? Are you saying that Hitler and the NSDAP set the fire? They did not.

  118. BuelahMan says:
    @Gg

    Please. Truth matters, especially when we have people like Rasmussen spewing lies for the Nazi Card benefit.

    He is intentionally connecting Nazis to Trumpers. Are you so dense as to not understand that?

  119. Sebybe says:

    What’s most breathtaking about this article is the author’s bio at the end. Just as you were thinking to yourself, “well, that was a thoroughly average, drawn-out piece of uninspired writing. I think it’s time I jettisoned this site for somewhere else.” Your eyes glance over the credentials and experience of the author.
    It’s truly breathtaking to a peasant like me that people of this *ordinary-ness* can have such amazingly glittering careers. Our elite really do suck, and badly. Even if you are 100% wide awake to the reality that the elites of our past were light years ahead in wisdom & knowledge compared to the clown show we all see on our TVs these days, it’s still a shock to the system when it’s thrust upon you unexpectedly.

    • Agree: Commentator Mike
  120. From the text:
    “So if darkness does close over America, remember Leo Strauss.”
    From Wikipedia:
    “According to Allan Bloom’s 1974 obituary in Political Theory, Strauss “was raised as an Orthodox Jew”

    Mind if I forget him instead, and look for something written by people not so prone to wanting to manipulate all the time?

  121. @Alexandros

    I have to confess I was not aware of his promotion by Himmler, questionable though it was. I read about Degrelle years ago and I recalled that he was a mid-ranking officer, not a general.

  122. @John Johnson

    So do you deny Generaplan Ost? Did the Nazis not actually plan to starve off Slavic cities as they did with Leningrad?

    Hitler did not want to enter Leningrad because the whole city was rigged with explosives. A Russian welcome gift for invaders since the time of Napoleon. The Germans had already encountered it in Kiev I believe. So he did the sensible thing and put the city under siege.

    If there ever was a Generalplan Ost, and not some made up Allied document, it was never put into effect as the Germans fed their Slavic subjects better than Stalin did his own.

    Well I guess that proves Hitler was mostly a waste of time then eh?

    Hitler kills off Germany’s Jews under the assumption that they are the cause of the left.

    The German left rebounds and a Christian German lets in a million Muslims. Faggotry is more rife in Berlin than it was in the 1920s.

    Not at all. Without Hitler all of Europe would have fallen to Communism. Without Hitler the world would never know what a country free of Jews and Marxism looks like. Without him, we would not have the political blueprint for fighting it. It’s time to give old Adolf some credit.

    The German left only rebounds because Hitlers Government is crushed. If that doesn’t happen the old geezers will die off and their children will become as brainwashed as their parents were, only now in support of the new Germany. That’s the most useful thing with the leftist masses. They can be plied and used any way you like if you have the authority.

    Unlike Hitler I am a true anti-Leftist and I’ll spit on a Communist before I make a deal with one.

    Oh I see, so Hitler is the madman for provoking a major war against him, but you would rather just spit in their faces at first opportunity, huh?

    I would also shake the hand of a Polish anti-Communist. Hitler lined them up and had them shot.

    Never happened.

    Hitler was a fraud. That should have been obvious when he aligned with the worst Communist of all time. He loved Germans so much that he sent them into needless wars against anti-Communist countries. Like I said before he could have gone to war with the Soviets first. Hitler defenders have no argument here. Have a look at the maps for yourself. He could have attacked through Finland and Romania. The Soviets were weaker then and would have collapsed without British support.

    Hitler made a reluctant deal with Stalin to keep him off his back while he dealt with more urgent problems. As soon as those problems were dealt with, he turned back around and went for the heart of Communism. I’m curious why your military strategy of just ignoring everything and attack Stalin has never been suggested in any of the very numerous discussions on WW2?
    I suppose you are just that certain hostile Poland, hostile France, hostile Czechoslovakia and hostile England will just sit around twinning their thumbs while Hitler goes on a Napoleonic crusade? Yes that might be a possibility if the Poles agree to be friendly, but seeing as they decided to become enemies instead, Hitler is kind of limited in his options. Of course he could win the war if so many of his enemies decided to be friends instead…

  123. Hitler did not want to enter Leningrad because the whole city was rigged with explosives.

    Total fabrication with zero evidence. However I can dig up quotes from Nazis that talked about letting them starve.

    If there ever was a Generalplan Ost, and not some made up Allied document, it was never put into effect as the Germans fed their Slavic subjects better than Stalin did his own.

    Wow more Unz historical revisionism. How did the Germans treat Russian POWS? Were they feeding them sausage and beer?

    Why were the Germans trying to sink Soviet vehicles that were attempting to take food across the ice into Leningrad?

    Not at all. Without Hitler all of Europe would have fallen to Communism.

    There is no evidence that the Soviets planned on invading Europe. After their defeat with the Poles they switched to a strategy of encouraging local revolutions.

    What did happen is that Hitler blew his lead and stupidly invaded the Soviet Union. That allowed Stalin to take Eastern Europe and the Allies didn’t have the guts to demand that he return to his borders.

    The German left only rebounds because Hitlers Government is crushed.

    Uh no you missed the point. Hitler thought he was crushing the left for good by getting rid of the Jews since he believed they were the real source. Well that didn’t work now did it? It also didn’t rid Germany of porn, homosexuality or leftist media. Cologne is one of the gayest cities in Europe. So the theory that Jews were the cause of everything left and degenerative didn’t pan out. The German media stations are just as left as anything else. Ironically Poland today has far more Jews and yet didn’t bring in a million Muslims nor do they have the gayest city in Europe.

    Oh I see, so Hitler is the madman for provoking a major war against him, but you would rather just spit in their faces at first opportunity, huh?

    Yes he should have spit in the face of Stalin and invaded him instead of Poland. Again that is one of the harder realities for Hitler defenders to face. His invasion of Poland showed that he was not primarily motivated by crushing Communism. The Nazis planned on eliminating Poland and turning it into German farmland. True friends of the Slavs. Warsaw was to be leveled and possibly turned into a lake. In fact they shelled it again on the way back to Germany out of spite.

    Hitler made a reluctant deal with Stalin to keep him off his back while he dealt with more urgent problems.

    Was never needed and only gave Stalin time to prepare. In 1939 Churchhill would have been pleased if Hitler went East first. Churchhill was rightly worried about the Soviets.

    As soon as those problems were dealt with, he turned back around and went for the heart of Communism.

    Which problems were dealt with? He left the British in tact and was being bombed by them constantly. His Generals thought that a two front war was madness. In fact it was Hitler that originally said he wouldn’t make the mistake of two fronts.

    I suppose you are just that certain hostile Poland, hostile France, hostile Czechoslovakia and hostile England will just sit around twinning their thumbs while Hitler goes on a Napoleonic crusade?

    Hostile Poland? They knew that war with Germany would end in quick defeat and had no desire for hostilities. The British had already let Hitler take Czechsolovakia. France would not have rushed to defend the Soviets. Romania and Finland were on the side of Hitler.

    Hitler could have gone against the Soviets to begin with an put an end to it.

  124. Mulegino1 says:

    Total fabrication with zero evidence. However I can dig up quotes from Nazis that talked about letting them starve.

    Try reading some non-kosher history. There were explosives rigged in Kiev, and they killed a considerable number of German personnel.

    Also, the Germans provided an escape corridor for the civilian population of Leningrad. Making use of it would have been a capital offense under the Soviet regime.

    There is no evidence that the Soviets planned on invading Europe. After their defeat with the Poles they switched to a strategy of encouraging local revolutions.

    On the contrary, there is abundant and overwhelming evidence that the Soviets planned on invading Europe. After the invasion of eastern Poland, the USSR invaded Finland, annexed (occupied) the Baltic countries and Bessarabia, and had plans to re-invade Finland, annex Bukovina and occupy the Dardanelles (as per Molotov during his last meeting with Hitler and Ribbentrop in November of 1940).

    The gargantuan deployments by the USSR of men and material in offensive formations along the western frontiers of the USSR during the spring of 1941- including the most powerful army in the world- the 9th Rifle Corps- poised on the Romanian border within easy striking distance of the Romanian oil fields, Germany’s main European source of crude oil- tell quite a different story. In all probability, the Germans preempted the Soviet invasion by a mere two or so weeks.

    How did the Germans treat Russian POWS? Were they feeding them sausage and beer?

    The USSR refused to abide by international agreements regarding the treatment of prisoners of war, not Germany, which generally gave reciprocal treatment to the prisoners of war of nations which abided by these agreements. Since the Soviets refused to adequately feed and care for the Axis p.o.w.’s, Germany was under no legal constraints to do the same for the Soviet prisoners. The guilt for the tragic fate of these prisoners lies heavily on the USSR. Stalin even went to the point of imposing a conditional death sentence on those members of the Soviet forces who were taken prisoner.

    What did happen is that Hitler blew his lead and stupidly invaded the Soviet Union

    He had no alternative. If the Soviets gained the initiative with their overwhelming superiority in numbers and seized the Romanian oil fields, the Wehrmacht would have been been rendered impotent within a few weeks.

    Hostile Poland? They knew that war with Germany would end in quick defeat and had no desire for hostilities.

    After the Poles participated in the dismemberment of Czechoslovakia by annexing the Teschen region, they abrogated the German-Polish non-aggression pact of 1934 by foolishly accepting the British offer of assistance provided they became involved in a war with Germany ( a cynical ploy on the part of the British, as they knew they could not honor the agreement in substance).

    The Poles were the first to call for general mobilization- I believe in March of 1939- and openly boasted about extending the Polish border to the west of Berlin. Likewise, it was the Poles who behaved with absolute intransigence regarding the Danzig question and rebuffed Germany’s fairly reasonable proposal regarding Danzig and a transportation corridor to East Prussia.

    • Agree: E_Perez
  125. FedUp says:
    @BuelahMan

    Goes to show that racist conservatives infest “the cause” and they are not truly revolutionaries. They are (generally) from the rotten cowardly socioeconomic class from which i hail my own origins, the middle class, the bourgeois.

    Worst people you’ll ever meet (if you meet the real them, which only fully emerges out of sight, in private). Scumbags, who only care about empty fake appearances and their bank statements. Oh, and Sportsball. And sacrificing their own children to die-versity. The types who, if already earning $500,000 per day, will do absolutely any-thing to earn an extra $5.00, even if it screws them in the long run.

    Serious pro-Aryan racialists/heritage preserving heroes must identify the racist republicucks and ostracize them.

    If things heat up and we finally wisely decide to cast aside the poison dogmas of legalism & pacifism to deliver actual counter-blows irl, then we can work with them, if they’re willing (we’d need to first reject the presently widespread ideas that only “loons or feds” want to defend ourselves). But they cannot be allowed to be the leaders. They are conservatives. And the conservative is a spineless coward who inverts classical definition of “courage” to really mean cowardice, and praises himself for his “courage.”

    They’re the swine Hitler wrote about from his experience recovering from being gassed by the British in a military hospital. Hitler encountered soldiers who said it was pointless to continue the war and that Germany ought to just surrender. They argued that they had discovered “true courage,” which is being “humble/realistic” enough to throw in the towel against enemies who utterly despise everything about you and who are determined to annihilate you.

    The leftist is weak, but many are driven by genuine but misguided idealism. Many have been grievously harmed by their own conservative families, who were/are self-obsessed small minded greedy bastards rather than loving caregivers. The true racialist might have more in common with the liberals (though many of them are irredeemable, we must learn from Hitler’s mistakes…and the potential future “rehabilitated/deprogrammed” ex liberals ought not attain leadership either), but then again, oftentimes, conservatives are really just leftists who lack any sort of idealism.

    Many of the (plethora) of traitors who infested & systematically sabotaged N.S. Germany were conservatives. There were also quite a few commies. Generally speaking, it’s quite stunning how infested N.S. Germany was with the most shocking scoundrel traitors ever in history.

    Quartermaster Wagner, for example, was in charge of ensuring winter clothing was delivered to the troops fighting the Bolsheviks before winter in 1941. He hated Hitler, yet hid that fact. He ensured that the clothing did NOT make it to the front, and then lied about it to Hitler, who he assured that the troops were receiving all the necessary gear. Trains were loaded up with useless crap (the few trains he allowed to reach the front).

    For more info about that traitors within N.S. Germany read Richard Tedor’s excellent “Hitler’s Revolution” and David Irving’s “Hitler’s War.” The former has more detail. Hitler and all Aryans paid dearly for Hitler’s failure to emulate Comrade Soso aka Koba aka Stalin.

  126. @Ray Caruso

    If it had been, the Nazis would have been the first ones to say so at the time.

    They did say so at the time, but it was another “Nazi lie”, just as their exhumation of bodies in the Katyn Forest showing Soviet mass executions was a “propaganda” despite photographing it, performing autopsies and having foreign observers. https://thenewamerican.com/new-revelations-on-the-katyn-forest-massacre-roosevelt-knew/
    They also said that documents captured in Warsaw showed Roosevelt was encouraging Rydz-Smygli not to accept German peace offers. The fact that the Polish Ambassador Potocki in Washington confirmed it, didn`t alter the denial of the USG. https://www.ihr.org/jhr/v04/v04p135_Weber.html and claims it was a “Nazi lie”.
    The Germans also published documents after taking Paris, showing Belgian collusion with the French pre-war in violation of Belgium`s neutrality. That neither Belgium nor the Netherlands protested the British military violating their airspace to bomb Germany alone, is proof of collusion and violation of their neutrality.
    Italy and Germany had committed the greatest of sins: clamped down on the usurious international banking cartel, and it was catching on. That was the reason for WWII.

    • Agree: Fox
    • Replies: @ThreeCranes
  127. @Ray Caruso

    My first instinct was to reply to you as follows. “How dare you contradict me with well-reasoned argument supported by relevant facts and illustrative examples!”

    But then I thought, one party deifies a cleverly-shaped pile of rocks and the other a person, a real human being. Not to detract from your well-crafted criticism, but there seems to be a difference there, somewheres.

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