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Don't hold your breath

Don't hold your breath

Old Jan 17th 2007, 5:45 am
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EvelynVogtGamble
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JohnT wrote:

> "EvelynVogtGamble(Divamanque)" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> news:[email protected]...
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>>The problem is that, when faced with the actual practicalities, it is not
>>easy to uproot oneself unless one is still very young - especially if one
>>is not personally impacted by one's government's policies. (And even
>>then - how many German Jews believed, until too late, that Hitler could
>>not possibly intend to carry through with his proclaimed intentions?)
>
>
> Hitler and his crew and Stalin and his crew were the embodiment of evil. The
> United States has been suffering from an excess of paranoia since late 2001,
> and the situation has not been helped by the fact that their Head of State
> is rather dim. There is no basis for comparison with Germany in the 1930s.

I sincerely hope you're right, but there seems to be a lot
of evidence to the contrary which most Americans seem to be
ignoring. (True, it seldom makes the "Nightly News", but
look a little deeper.)

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> JohnT
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Old Jan 28th 2007, 2:55 am
  #62  
Jesper Lauridsen
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On 2007-01-16, David Horne, _the_ chancellor (*) <[email protected]> wrote:
> Martin <[email protected]> wrote:
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>> On Tue, 16 Jan 2007 22:28:29 +0000, [email protected] (David Horne, _the_
>> chancellor (*)) wrote:
> []
>> >Oh, puhleez!
>> >
>> >I need to open the window- there's a lot of hot air.
>>
>> You have a Mixi bug?
>
> And an allergy to trivially invoking Nazis!

Then you won't enjoy the current Danish debate on anti-smoking legislation.
 

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