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Reichstag Burning

[All Quotes from –Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reichstag_fire]

The Reichstag fire (German: Reichstagsbrand, was an arson attack on the Reichstag building, home of the German parliament in Berlin, on Monday 27 February 1933, precisely four weeks after Adolf Hitler was sworn in as Chancellor of Germany. Hitler’s government stated that Marinus van der Lubbe, a Dutch council communist, was the culprit, and it attributed the fire to communist agitators. A German court decided later that year that Van der Lubbe had acted alone, as he had claimed. The day after the fire, the Reichstag Fire Decree was passed. The Nazi Party used the fire as a pretext to claim that communists were plotting against the German government, which made the fire pivotal in the establishment of Nazi Germany

Gina Carano got fired from her gig at Disney for reminding people that the Jews couldn’t be rounded up and murdered until the German government managed to get their neighbors to hate them, a reference to the demonizing of conservatives by Democrats, the left, the mainstream media, pop culture, and so on. It seems that comparing someone to Hitler or the Nazis is just about the worst thing you can do these days–unless you are on the left comparing Donald Trump, Republicans and conservatives to Hitler or calling them Nazis. I just searched “Trump compared to Hitler” and in addition to a few articles detailing how many times Donald Trump was compared to Hitler (at least 9 or so specific instances) there were also plenty of articles actually comparing Trump to Hitler. I bring that up because I am about to compare what happened on February 27, 1933 and afterwards in Germany and what happened on January 6, 2021 and the days following in the United States of America.

People often forget that Adolf Hitler was democratically elected. I don’t know if his election was as fraudulent as our 2020 presidential election, but Hitler was elected Chancellor of Germany. The power that office provided him, though, was not sufficient to accomplish his objectives. An emergency was needed.

The responsibility for the Reichstag fire remains a topic of debate and research.[3][4] The Nazis accused the Comintern of the act. However, some historians believe, based on archive evidence, that the arson had been planned and ordered by the Nazis as a false flag operation.

Hitler urged President Paul von Hindenburg to issue an emergency decree to suspend civil liberties and pursue a “ruthless confrontation” with the Communist Party of Germany.[2] After the decree was issued, the government instituted mass arrests of communists, including all of the Communist Party’s parliamentary delegates. With their bitter rival communists gone and their seats empty, the Nazi Party went from having a plurality to a majority, thus enabling Hitler to consolidate his power.

Right now the Democrats hold the White House, a razor-thin majority in the House and a tie-breaker majority in the Senate. But they are concerned that this is not going to be enough to effect the complete transformation of the United States that they have promised their radical socialist base.

Whoever planned the riot of January 6, 2021 and whoever executed it, it is clear that the Democrats fully intend to capitalize on the event. They are calling for a “war on domestic terror” by which they mean anyone who resists their radical reshaping of American society. They are calling for the establishment of a “Truth Commission” (Ministry of Propaganda) to ferret out “lies and disinformation” (opinions contrary to theirs and facts that are inconvenient or embarrassing) and to mobilize and direct America’s intelligence agencies toward its citizens (their own Secret Police). And under Nancy Pelosi’s control, with no explanation or description of any specific credible threat, they have festooned our nation’s capitol with razor wire, walls and fences and armed National Guard troops. [Walls and National Guard troops at our border with Mexico: immoral. Walls and National Guard troops surrounding Nancy Pelosi and their nascent authoritarian regime: just fine!]

If all of that is not enough to scare the hell out of you, consider that one of the first priorities of the Democrat Congress and President Joe Biden is going to be licensing, registering, banning and confiscating the firearms of America’s militia–the one that is “necessary to the security of a free state.”

Our God-given right to keep and bear arms for the defense of our liberty is needed now more than ever before in our nation’s history.

How I know the 2020 Election was stolen

You know by now. I sometimes write dangerous things. This post is going to be another one, because there are few things you can do right now that are more dangerous than asserting that the 2020 Presidential Election was stolen from Donald Trump.

There are very sound constitutional grounds to question the outcome of the 2020 election. The U.S. Constitution was violated in several instances where the election laws in some key states were changed by “extra-constitutional” means. Democratic lawsuits secured changes in election laws (rather than by the state legislature as required by the Constitution) effecting a vast expansion of mail-in balloting at the same time that scrutiny of mail-in ballots was virtually eliminated. And so while the number of mail-in ballots grew exponentially the percentage of invalid mail-in ballots dropped to almost nothing. Of course, it was this tsunami of unaccountable mail-in ballots that gave Biden his margin of victory in the key battleground states.

And contrary to what is said every day on the television, there is a lot of evidence of fraud. Sworn affidavits from individuals who witnessed incredibly bold manipulations of the election system: truckloads of ballots carried by postal workers from New York to Philadelphia on election night, groups of people filling out hundreds or thousands of blank ballots just outside of counting centers, videos of cases of ballots brought from underneath tables and counted after poll-watchers are sent home, boxes and boxes of fresh, new ballots, never folded, all marked for Joe Biden and nothing else. I could go on and on, but there’s something even more significant that convinces me that not only was this election stolen right out from under the noses of the American electorate, just about everybody knows it.

It is as if there was a brazen daylight robbery on Main Street. Armed men swarmed into a jewelry store, forced patrons to lie on the floor, smashed cases and filled bags with loot. They took the proprietor into the back room and forced him to open the safe and cleaned it out. When they were finished, they backed out the door and warned everyone, “don’t call the police…or else!” Of course the proprietor did call the police, but that’s when it really got strange.

The cops came out, took a quick look around and determined that no robbery took place. Dumbfounded, the store owner brought out the CCTV video showing the robbers pushing people around, smashing cases, scooping up the jewelry. The police took a quick look and determined that the video was not evidence a robbery took place. Eyewitnesses who were in the store came forward, eager to tell what they saw, but the police refused to listen to them. The store owner spoke to the press, but they also declared that there was “nothing to see here” and turned their backs. Finally, the owner went to court, hoping for justice, but the judge summarily threw out his suit, refusing to even look at any of the evidence.

Most telling, the police, the media, the DA’s office and everyone in government tried to get witnesses to change their story and warned them to be silent. People who declared that there had been a robbery and asked what the hell was going on were threatened with legal action. They lost their jobs when their employers were pressured to fire them. Their banks closed their accounts. Their attorneys told them that they couldn’t represent them anymore. Whenever they tried to tell anyone that the election had been stolen, powerful voices stepped up and called them liars, darkly hinting that they might be enemies of democracy, insurrectionists or terrorists. They were eliminated from social media platforms so that they couldn’t keep spreading their “disinformation.” Finally, even some people who actually saw the robbery take place began to agree that it never happened, doubting what they had seen with their own eyes. The store owner who wouldn’t shut up was prosecuted and branded a terrorist, along with anybody who continued to parrot the “lie” that there had ever been a robbery.

And yet everybody knew that there had been a robbery. The only conclusion that you could draw was that the police, the DA’s office, the press and the social media people–the powers that were forcing people into silence–had somehow been complicit in the robbery, had profited by it and had a good reason to enforce the lie that it had never happened.

Sometimes the coverup is even more informative than the evidence itself.

Jesus and Socialism

We’ve all seen Democrats and others using the language of religion and Christianity to push their version of social justice. “Jesus commanded us to take care of the poor!” they declare. We’ve also seen the phenomenon of activist Catholic priests and nuns openly working to advance socialist revolutions in various countries in Central and South America. I’ve thought about that a lot, and it actually occurred to me the other day that I do recall reading about socialist sentiments in the New Testament.

Before I get to that though, I just want to ask all “religious” socialists out there a couple of questions. Your neighbor next door lost his job, and he can’t make his house note. So you go to your bank and draw some money out of your account and give him $1000. I think we can all agree that this would be in line with the teachings of Jesus on loving your neighbor and caring for the poor.

But how about instead of going to the bank and drawing the money out of your account, you go across the street to your other neighbor, hold him at gunpoint and force him to open his safe. Then you take his money and give it to your poor neighbor so that he can make his house note. What do you suppose God thinks about that?

We are not talking about God’s commandments, Christian charity or charity of any kind when we use the coercive powers of government to take from someone else so that we can give to others. That’s just stealing, and that is exactly what socialism is.

“Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment. Then saith one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, which should betray him, Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor? This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.” [John 12:3-6 KJV]

There we have the first socialist: Judas Iscariot.

Socialists want to help the poor…with something that belongs to someone else. Bernie Sanders doesn’t want to sell a couple of his homes and give to the poor. All those super-rich Hollywood liberals who want America to become a socialist worker’s paradise like Venezuela don’t want to sell their mansions and cars and jewelry and give to the poor. The Democrats don’t want to sell their stock portfolios and homes behind walls in gated communities to help the poor. They always want a big slice of your money so that they can give it away to the needy in exchange for more votes and more power.

Not because they care for the poor, but because they are thieves, they hold the bag and they carry what is put therein.

If you want to help the needy, by all means, do so. But do it with your own money, and that is pleasing to God. Stealing from others to help the poor is just stealing, and you are doing it to help no one but yourself.