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  •  I dont get the nazi thing (3+ / 0-)
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    commonmass, Wee Mama, GlowNZ

    Most of my family remained in Germany during that period and some were in fact nazis. Not like you had much choice.

    That is what is scary, fascist govt make good people into something they may not be otherwise.

    If someone gives you an order and it goes against you very moral fiber but you carry it out anyway, then in fact, there is not much difference between yourself and a gestapo thug.

    Bad is never good until worse happens

    by dark daze on Thu Jun 23, 2011 at 11:25:28 AM PDT

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    •  interesting thing on Nazis (1+ / 0-)
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      commonmass

      as an aside is the observation that Austria has never come to terms with its Nazi past and many former Nazis enjoyed very successful careers after the war.  Always remember the old Pete Seeger song "Hitler is alive and well in you".  Cops are not the only profession tending towards Brown Shirts  

      •  but cops (0+ / 0-)

        are given guns, authority, and trust.  I dont care much if the guy selling me a slurpee at 7 -11 is a fascist thugs,  I do mind a great deal if a cop I have to deal with is.

        Bad is never good until worse happens

        by dark daze on Thu Jun 23, 2011 at 02:13:06 PM PDT

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