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    operated torture prison for its politcal enemies, however.

    Golden Dawn is tapping into very real anger and fear to achieve its political advent.

    "We believe we should be armed," said the group's deputy leader Elias Panayotaros. "It's impossible for people to sleep in their houses and not be attacked by burglars. The attacks are from illegal immigrants 95 percent of the time. "We have hundreds of thousands of immigrants from Iran, Afghanistan and all the places the U.S.A. is fighting wars. They (the U.S.) should take the refugees!"

    CBS News spoke to Panayotaros in his Athens store, where he sells memorabilia and paraphernalia from his own party and just about every other possible right-wing group in Europe. There are photos of the Greece's military dictatorship period.

    "Greece had no debt then, and nobody was committing suicide," he remarks.

    "Who are these men who really run this land? And why do they run it with such a thoughtless hand?" David Crosby

    by allenjo on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 01:02:51 PM PST

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