Reflections from the Holocaust

November 14, 2012

Just got back from a visit and tour of the Holocaust Memorial Museum in DC. It’s scary to see how much of what just took place during that time is and has taken place during this past election (the propaganda, the brain washing of the younger generations, the “the other side will do this or wont do that, etc.)

Shame on all of you.

The best quote came from:

Martin Niemöller (1892-1984) was a prominent Protestant pastor who emerged as an outspoken public foe of Adolf Hitler and spent the last seven years of Nazi rule in concentration camps.
Niemöller is perhaps best remembered for the quotation:

“First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out–
Because I was not a Socialist.

Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out–
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out–
Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me–and there was no one left to speak for me.”

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