“The Germans” Fawlty Towers episode ruled racist, but no Netflix warning on a Nazi dvd

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tms0yk9kqVM&w=836&h=470 The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) decided Thursday, last week, that it must protect viewers from a very funny Monty Python sketch, which parodied Nazis in World War II. That conflict resulted in about 30 million deaths, and was started by Germany's invasion of Poland in 1939. The episode contains racial slurs, so we are … Continue reading “The Germans” Fawlty Towers episode ruled racist, but no Netflix warning on a Nazi dvd

Iran hates Jews. Germans killed millions of Jews. Surely this is the business agreement made in Hell.

The controversies over U.S. Civil War statues of Confederate leaders and plans to refashion the Jefferson and Washington memorials to reflect ownership of slaves, remind me of how soon some folks forget and how some never do. 18th century New England, for example, had tens of thousands of slaves - nearly all American Indians, yet … Continue reading Iran hates Jews. Germans killed millions of Jews. Surely this is the business agreement made in Hell.

WAPO article suggests Hitler wasn’t evil, just sad victim of his strict father, or an Oedipus complex?

The Washington Post's Michael Rosenwald last week gave the antisemitic crowd something to admire, when he set the stage for yesterday's Holocaust Remembrance Day by wondering: The questions have been asked again and again. Was it because of his (Hitler's) father? Was it because a Jewish doctor couldn’t save his mother? Was there a Freudian … Continue reading WAPO article suggests Hitler wasn’t evil, just sad victim of his strict father, or an Oedipus complex?

Who won bids for Munich auction items: “Hitler and the Nazi grandees — a look into the abyss of evil”

MUNICH — He wore dark clothes, sported a baseball cap and would only say he was from Argentina, once home to Nazi murderers Adolf Eichmann and Josef Mengele. The winning bidder's name will remain a secret only known to a select circle that includes Wolfgang Hermann, co-owner of the Hermann Historica auction house, where  hundreds … Continue reading Who won bids for Munich auction items: “Hitler and the Nazi grandees — a look into the abyss of evil”