How a 1947 US government anti-Nazi film went viral after Charlottesville

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Bookfan
For the Love of Pigs

Post   » Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:16 pm


This short film is going to seem corny to you younger people unless you're a fan of old movies. But the message is powerful.

Don't Be A Sucker

www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/14/dont-be-a-sucker-anti-nazi-film-charlottesville

Bookfan
For the Love of Pigs

Post   » Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:20 pm


Orrin Hatch R

Utah senator

Aug. 12, 4:41 p.m.

We should call evil by its name. My brother didn't give his life fighting Hitler for Nazi ideas to go unchallenged here at home. -OGH


I feel the same way about my dad's bomber crew shot down over Wake Island. Lordy, what would "The Greatest Generation" make of all this?

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Lynx
RESIST

Post   » Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:25 pm


I had seen that clip. So right on!

Pointed that a person was willing to go along with this until they were lumped into the "other" group.

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Lynx
RESIST

Post   » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:51 am


I realize I only saw a clip of the film. I just watched the whole thing (it's relatively short but plenty powerful). It is a history lesson all need to remember.


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Lynx
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Post   » Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:20 pm


This VICE News Tonight on HBO report on the protest and murder in Charlottesville is chilling:

Bookfan
For the Love of Pigs

Post   » Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:07 pm


Wow. Absolutely chilling.

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Lynx
RESIST

Post   » Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:45 am


Neo-nazies and their pal, Putin.

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/8/18/1689526/-AFTER-CH ... in-amp-Trump

And related to the discussion on removing confederate monuments to more appropriate spaces (cemeteries, museums, etc. come to mind), there is this:

https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/as-your-doctor-i-am-prot ... ical-history
AS YOUR DOCTOR, I AM PROTESTING THE REMOVAL OF YOUR TUMOR BECAUSE I DON’T WANT TO ERASE YOUR MEDICAL HISTORY
By Bob Vulfov
Thank you very much for coming in today to discuss the tumor currently growing inside your body. Luckily, we caught this fairly early on, so we have a few treatment options available to us. As you can see on this X-ray, the tumor is currently about the size of a baseball in an all-white baseball league. I could surgically remove it as soon as tomorrow afternoon. However, I will not be doing that.

I view this tumor as an important symbol of your body’s history and heritage. Removing the tumor would be yet another example of misguided medical correctness in today’s liberal America. I protest this surgery and refuse to whitewash your rich medical history. The tumor must be kept prominently displayed inside your body.
There is more. You will never look at doctors the same again.

GPIG

Post   » Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:21 pm


Oh man I watched the video of the interview with the nazi wannabe. I know violence isn't the answer but he just really needs his ass kicked. Immature child with ideas he knows nothing about, and he apparently is the articulate one.

Bookfan
For the Love of Pigs

Post   » Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:42 pm


Is this the guy? Looks like he got a non-physical ass kicking.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2017/08 ... f2f3ce5eb8a5

GPIG

Post   » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:37 pm


Yup that's him. I don't know, these fing people need to see some of the world. I've seen and experienced hate in it''s most disgusting and violent forms - Crucifixions, stoning, lighting people on fire. Goddamn where do these weak ass humans think it all ends and why can they not see they can easily be on the other end of it and everyone must don't stand against it?

Bookfan
For the Love of Pigs

Post   » Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:15 pm


Amen.

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Lynx
RESIST

Post   » Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:44 pm


Love Always Wins.

Offered without comment:

How to fight white supremacy: Charlottesville, SPLC offer blueprints
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/8/20/1690400/-How-to-f ... r-blueprints

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Lynx
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Post   » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:45 am


This is a chilling diary:

A Tale of Two Nazis: Recognizing the Similarities Between Hitler's Germany & Trump's USA
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/9/10/1696772/-A-Tale-o ... -Trump-s-USA

The writer is excellent. The conclusions clear. The warnings timely.
Genocide by neglect is still premeditated mass murder. If you’re having difficulty wrapping your head around that truth then think of it like this: a mother who bludgeons her child to death is, as Hitler was, a proactive murderer; a mother who slowly kills her child via neglect is, like the GOP will be if they get their wish list enacted into law, a passive murderer. When all's said and done, both types of killers are equally culpable for their crimes—and both would be viewed by the average person as revolting, soulless demons wearing human skin.

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