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(Washington Post)   "Parts of Europe are facing a period of economic and political upheaval that some liken to the disenchantment of the 1930s, when the Nazis rose to power" You know who else rose to power in such times?   (washingtonpost.com ) divider line
    More: Misc, Nazis, Europe, disenchantment, Italy, liberalism in the United States, Mario Monti, racial minorities, Jean-Marie Le Pen  
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2012-10-01 07:29:03 AM  
Franco Francisco?
 
2012-10-01 07:41:49 AM  
The Pope?
 
2012-10-01 08:03:04 AM  
FDR?
 
2012-10-01 08:04:40 AM  
Benny Goodman?
 
2012-10-01 08:44:44 AM  
Except, you know, it's not.
 
2012-10-01 08:59:53 AM  

Steve Zodiac: Franco Francisco?


Switch it around, reverse it.
 
2012-10-01 09:00:10 AM  
Adolph Obama?
 
2012-10-01 09:00:15 AM  

kid_icarus: FDR?


Came here to say this.
 
2012-10-01 09:00:18 AM  
Winston Churchill?
 
2012-10-01 09:00:49 AM  
Dad?!?
 
2012-10-01 09:01:24 AM  

Aarontology: Except, you know, it's not.


Well, there is Greece, which is seeing the rise of a party that could be compared to the Nazi Party in that they are both, well, Nazi Parties.
 
2012-10-01 09:01:28 AM  
Neville Chamberlain?
 
2012-10-01 09:02:24 AM  
Walt Disney?
 
2012-10-01 09:03:13 AM  
Mao? Or was that a bit later?
 
2012-10-01 09:03:25 AM  
Sun Yat-sen?
 
2012-10-01 09:03:45 AM  
I don't know. We were all on vacation.
 
2012-10-01 09:03:45 AM  
Socialista El Communismo?
 
2012-10-01 09:04:55 AM  
Did subby just pull a rare reverse-Godwin?
 
2012-10-01 09:06:24 AM  
cdn.d23.disney.go.com
 
2012-10-01 09:07:34 AM  
Old news is so exciting?

/Got nothin'
 
2012-10-01 09:09:57 AM  
1. Take away the peoples' right to defend themselves
2. Refuse to protect them when they are attacked, using twisted logic to pretend the victims are somehow at fault for offending the attackers
3. Act horrified at the predictable methods the people take to defend themselves under the incentive system you've set up, up to and including abandoning all pretenses of civilization and morality

/profit for progressive liberals!
//well, actually the totalitarian dictators get the profit, and the liberals who put them in power don't even get a "thank you"
 
2012-10-01 09:12:03 AM  
I was gonna say the Prime Minister of Japan and looked up Tojo on Wikipedia to look all smart n' stuff, but holy damn. . . Japan's infamy for burning out its Prime Ministers is nothing new. It was a joke of a revolving door all through the 30s and 40s.
 
2012-10-01 09:12:41 AM  
"We are nothing like them. We are moderate, beautiful people, and we are the only thing left standing between Italy and the real extremists."

That's the exact argument that Hitler and Mussolini made.
 
2012-10-01 09:14:04 AM  

Tatterdemalian: /profit for progressive liberals!


Oh no the jig is up. You really got us good. We all peed our pants in horror because you exposed our evil plan.

We liberals are all pee-pee pants. You make us look bad in front of everybody.

Your work is done here. The thread is now stenched n' drenched with the stink of liberal urine thanks to your courage and persistence. We surrender. You can leave the thread now.
 
2012-10-01 09:19:56 AM  
Napoleon?
 
2012-10-01 09:21:22 AM  
Polio?
 
2012-10-01 09:21:31 AM  

The Muthaship: Steve Zodiac: Franco Francisco?

Switch it around, reverse it.


Ocnarf Ocsicnarf?
 
2012-10-01 09:21:40 AM  
I don't think we need fear another Hitler at this time. Sure, the economy sucks, but none of the major European powers have recently exhausted their national resources, suffered a serious injury to national pride, been hit with crippling sanctions by their victorious archnemesis, and then had to face Zimbabwean hyperinflation with an ineffective government.

Iran, on the other hand...
 
2012-10-01 09:21:54 AM  
Your Mom?
 
2012-10-01 09:23:20 AM  

IamAwake: Polio?


Isn't he that rapper that sang "Gangsta's Paradise"?
 
2012-10-01 09:24:45 AM  
Mussolini?
 
2012-10-01 09:24:46 AM  

reimanr06: been hit with crippling sanctions by their victorious archnemesis


You know, if the Eurotards had just listened to the US in 1919, WWII would probably never have happened.
 
2012-10-01 09:26:04 AM  
Charles de Gaulle?
 
2012-10-01 09:26:44 AM  
The GOP?
 
2012-10-01 09:27:09 AM  
John Wayne?
 
2012-10-01 09:28:02 AM  

Tatterdemalian: 1. Take away the peoples' right to defend themselves
2. Refuse to protect them when they are attacked, using twisted logic to pretend the victims are somehow at fault for offending the attackers
3. Act horrified at the predictable methods the people take to defend themselves under the incentive system you've set up, up to and including abandoning all pretenses of civilization and morality

/profit for progressive liberals!
//well, actually the totalitarian dictators get the profit, and the liberals who put them in power don't even get a "thank you"


Hey, stop making sense; next thing you know, everybody will be doing it.
 
2012-10-01 09:28:54 AM  
Jesus?
 
2012-10-01 09:29:16 AM  
Good god. I was sure Tea Party would be the first you-know-what.
 
2012-10-01 09:30:05 AM  

dittybopper: reimanr06: been hit with crippling sanctions by their victorious archnemesis

You know, if the Eurotards had just listened to the US in 1919, WWII would probably never have happened.


or if Wilson had had a pair and not just preached idealism, but actually followed thru and kept the french and brits to task.

paris peace conference of 1919 was a spectacular diplomatic failure on all sides, and the US farked it up as bad as the rest of the Entente, we just had, at least, more idealistic, altruistic motives since we didnt just lose an entire generation of men.
 
2012-10-01 09:31:01 AM  
The Jews?
 
2012-10-01 09:31:55 AM  

dragonchild: Your work is done here. The thread is now stenched n' drenched with the stink of liberal urine thanks to your courage and persistence. We surrender. You can leave the thread now.


Mocking the messenger won't change the outcome of your "progressive" policies.

/After the fall of the Shah, Iranians elected a moderate, who abandoned his office to Ayatollah Khomeni in less than a year
//The same pattern is occurring in all the "Arab Spring" nations, and will be coming to Europe soon
 
2012-10-01 09:33:47 AM  

Zeb Hesselgresser: Tatterdemalian: 1. Take away the peoples' right to defend themselves
2. Refuse to protect them when they are attacked, using twisted logic to pretend the victims are somehow at fault for offending the attackers
3. Act horrified at the predictable methods the people take to defend themselves under the incentive system you've set up, up to and including abandoning all pretenses of civilization and morality

/profit for progressive liberals!
//well, actually the totalitarian dictators get the profit, and the liberals who put them in power don't even get a "thank you"

Hey, stop making sense; next thing you know, everybody will be doing it.


what part of this makes sense? thats trollin, yo.
 
2012-10-01 09:34:33 AM  

Father_Jack: or if Wilson had had a pair and not just preached idealism, but actually followed thru and kept the french and brits to task.


And how would he have done that? It's not like he could have strong-armed them into accepting something, even if he was a stronger leader.
 
2012-10-01 09:34:45 AM  
Marshall Petain?
 
2012-10-01 09:37:10 AM  
Clark Gable? John Wayne? Boris Karloff? Who?
 
2012-10-01 09:40:22 AM  
Wrong-way Corrigan?
 
2012-10-01 09:40:28 AM  

goatan: Smoking GNU: Mao? Or was that a bit later?

He was fighting a civil war with chiang kai-shek and was later allied with him against Japan, then fought him again after Japan surrendered.


Not an alliance so much as an uneasy cease fire. The whole time Mao and Chiang Kai Shek were fighting against Japan, the US was funding the war in China, so Mao would plan a big offensive and get weapons, ammo, food, vehicles and other resources from the US, the US would later find their hadn't been an offensive launched, and all the resources had disappeared. Chaing would do the same thing. Instead of fighting the Japanese, they were both stockpiling US supplied arms and equipment to use against each other when the US would eventually beat Japan themselves. And that is how it played out. They sat on their hands while their country was being pillaged by the Japanese to get the advantage they needed when the real war came.
 
2012-10-01 09:40:49 AM  
Mother Shipton?
 
2012-10-01 09:45:48 AM  

dittybopper: Father_Jack: or if Wilson had had a pair and not just preached idealism, but actually followed thru and kept the french and brits to task.

And how would he have done that? It's not like he could have strong-armed them into accepting something, even if he was a stronger leader.


kind of a big question as there were many areas in which the US had the right idea but we're "out diplomated" by the more experienced diplomats of the other members of the Entente. But consider the "King Crane Commission", which surveyed the arab lands of the former Ottoman empire and made recommendations on how to divy up the Arab world after the Turks withdrew.

They recommended self determination and liberalism etc etc all good american values and then... let the french and british carve it up and indeed buried the report.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King-Crane_Commission

this british/french colonial occupation of the mideast is STILL causing problems to this day! What a missed chance, yknow? There were similar mistakes done with the germans too with far greater consequences,

the US did the exact right thing with the commission... and then didnt stand up for it or push it, and let the french and british have their way and went back across the atlantic. Wilson's idealism was great, his follow thru not so much.
 
2012-10-01 09:46:18 AM  
Osman I?
 
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