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There was once a Republican President who would have had marching Nazis shot or imprisoned.

This guy.

... the most interesting—although horrible—sight that I encountered during the trip was a visit to a German internment camp near Gotha. The things I saw beggar description. While I was touring the camp I encountered three men who had been inmates and by one ruse or another had made their escape. I interviewed them through an interpreter. The visual evidence and the verbal testimony of starvation, cruelty and bestiality were so overpowering as to leave me a bit sick. In one room, where they were piled up twenty or thirty naked men, killed by starvation, George Patton would not even enter. He said that he would get sick if he did so. I made the visit deliberately, in order to be in a position to give first-hand evidence of these things if ever, in the future, there develops a tendency to charge these allegations merely to 'propaganda.'

-- excerpt from Eisenhower's cable to George C. Marshall

It is a fact of history that Dwight David Eisenhower grew to hate Nazis so much after touring Ohrdruf concentration camp that his aides had to desperately try to prevent him from scheming to murder the entire German General Staff before the Nuremberg trials. He spent much time, effort, and command capital trying to find ways to exterminate as many Nazis as possible before the peace fully descended, with a maniacal focus that startled his closest friends.

At the beginning of the Ohrdruf tour he was accompanied by a full staff and the press; by the end, he was alone, having insisted on seeing every last nook and corner of the fresh horrors held in that place. George Patton could not follow him, nor could any of his aides after awhile. The experience marked Eisenhower with a murderous obsession that would stay with him until his death.

Had Eisenhower as president witnessed Nazi flags marching through any American town or city, it is not conjecture that his obsession would have led him to press with all administrative power to snuff out such an event with all possible brutality. In fact, I don't believe that any Nazi march in the United States during the first ten or fifteen years after the war would have survived the wave of angry combat veterans who would have certainly shown up armed and dangerous.

I have a soft spot for Ike because of this story. He wasn't perfect. But Republican or no, I kinda miss him.

Now more than ever.

It's never straight up and down.

They say the fittest shall survive
Yet the unfit may live
Let 'em wear gaudy colors
Or avoid display
Hey it don't matter
It's all the same

So I do this and I do that
So I do this and I do that
So I do this and I do that

It's never straight up and down
It's never straight up and down
It's never straight up and down
It's never straight up and down

Oh you got a nickel
I got a dime
I'd like to get to know you
But I haven't got the time
You gotta walk like a mannequin
Roll like a tire
Act on reaction
Dodge the big spud fryer
So wiggle on the bottom
Wiggle on the top
Wiggle up the middle
And laugh a lot
Cause I've been living in a wiggly world
Wiggly world, a wiggly world
I got to tell you
I've been living in a wiggly world now
Wiggly world, a wiggly world
Well I've been living in a wiggly world
Wiggly world, a wiggly wor/d
I got to tell you
I've been living in a wiggly world
WiggIy world, a wiggly world

I always love it when the Americans show up and kick the crap out of the Nazis.

Best part of every war movie ever made.

I've started watching 'Walking With The Enemy', got to the part where the P-51's show up and change the story. Made my heart rise. Always does.

Anyone who does not believe we are not at war right now is a fool. We've been attacked, a sneak attack launched by a dirty crew of truly evil darkhearts. A part of our own population welcomes them, but most are turning around.

None of us alive have ever been through anything like this before. It's going to be a rough road. If we survive, we'll come out of it with scars.

I have to believe the Americans are going to show up and kick the crap out of the Nazis. By which I mean American Us.

PS: The guy playing Adolf Eichmann (long may his name be synonymous with moral rot and mass murder) looks JUST LIKE Stephen Miller.

Excellent actor Charles Hubbell:

Stephen 'Moral Rot And Mass Murder' Miller:

When Abbie Hoffman faced off the Klan in McComb, Mississippi in 1964.

He was a short-haired, straight-laced college student in a suit and tie when he joined friends during the summer of 1964 to register black voters in the worst part of the Deep South. He was beaten, chased, jailed, and nearly lynched on several occasions. William Kunstler met him during this period, and wrote this about him in his autobiography -- "As a liberal northern Jewboy in the argot of the southern rednecks, Abbie got beaten up a lot."

The experience radicalized him. By 1966 he had grown his hair out and joined the Diggers, and in 1967 planned and executed one of his most famous stunts, the 'bombing' of the New York Stock Exchange with dollar bills that stopped trading in its tracks and forced the NYSE to install expensive glass partitions to prevent further disasters of that kind.

I post this because I have always considered Abbie to be one of the bravest of Americans, fearless and pioneering, ruthlessly peaceful, politically creative beyond his peers and an expert in the art of guerilla theater. He thrust himself into the most dangerous situations seemingly without regard for his safety; his nose was broken eight times, his spine twice. Nixon can be heard on the infamous tapes calling him 'that damned dirty radical Jew', a badge of honor that should cement Abbie's posterity as a True American forever.

It's my personal opinion that he was murdered by former elements of Nixon's CIA shortly after H.W. Bush took office. He was found in his bed under the covers with his shoes on. The window was open. His brother had just spoken to him and said he was ebullient and positive. I had seen him speak a few months before, and he fairly brimmed with plans for the future.

Fearless. American. Willing to step up into the flame-wall that was and is American race-hatred, and he did it with intelligence, humor, and a dedication to non-violence that still astounds me considering the personal damage he suffered. I saw him debate Allen Ginsberg at the '81 Kerouac Conference, and he spoke brilliantly and honestly about his experiences, urging everyone there to rise to action. To the last moment of his life he was an inspirational activist, willing to put his life on the line for progress.

I miss him terribly during these Orange Hell days. May his spirit guide us.

"You are talking to a leftist. I believe in the redistribution of wealth and power in the world. I believe in universal hospital care for everyone. I believe that we should not have a single homeless person in the richest country in the world. And I believe that we should not have a CIA that goes around overwhelming governments and assassinating political leaders, working for tight oligarchies around the world to protect the tight oligarchy here at home." -- Abbie Hoffman, 1987

When Nazi LARPing goes bad.


Right out of the gate after the election, I had trouble staying balanced or calm. I used the phrase 'Russian Nazi' whenever confronted with any supporter of Donald Trump, but it felt like hyperbole.

Each passing day it has felt less and less like hyperbole as they show us who they clearly are, and as the Russians continue to shape our foreign policy to serve their purposes.. Americans in favor of allowing Russia to govern their nation to rescue a fading ancient misogyno-racist tribalism have now burst into torch flame, chanting 'Blood and Soil' and 'MAGA' on a public street in a city in the United States of America.

So, it's hyperbole no longer. 'Russian Maganazi' is where I start the conversation with any continuing supporter of Trump. As a nation we failed a serious moral intelligence test last year, one in which there was no gray area, no debatable terms, no ability to stand on one side but feel kinship with the other. The sharpest, clearest, simplest decision in our nation's history to date, and we failed that test.

Hyperbole no longer. Russian Maganazis they are, and as Russian Maganazis should they be treated, the greatest threat to the security and continued existence of the United States in our time.

'I hate Illinois Nazis.'

The day Trump is removed from office needs to become a national holiday.

I'm going to remember exactly where I was for the rest of my life. This has been a national trauma, and the resolution should be engraved in stone for every succeeding generation.
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