Here We Go… Again?

Socialism is not the Answer

Flopping Aces

by Just Plain Bill

January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany. He accomplished this by dividing the population, intimidating the public with political terrorism (using the Sturmabteilung, the “Brownshirts”), blaming every problem and misery (even a worldwide depression) on the administration in power (Weimar), and scapegoating Jews for the ills of Germany society.
 
Hitler made lots of promises to the German people to gain the trust of a small majority of the voting public. He held subsequent elections, but violent intimidation and fraud played prominent roles in each one. His Ministry of Propaganda took over all media and pushed only the narratives the Party wanted the public to believe. He exploited a tragedy, the Reichstag fire (which the Nazis may have started), to institute an “Enabling Act” which superseded all civil liberties and laws and undercut the power of the Reichstag to pass and enact…

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