“True, it is a fixed idea with the French that the Rhine is their property, but to this arrogant demand the only reply worthy of the German nation is Arndt’s: “Give back Alsace and Lorraine”. For I am of the opinion, perhaps in contrast to many whose standpoint I share in other respects, that the reconquest of the German-speaking left bank of the Rhine is a matter of national honour, and that the Germanisation of a disloyal Holland and of Belgium is a political necessity for us. Shall we let the German nationality be completely suppressed in these countries, while the Slavs are rising ever more powerfully in the East?”
“This is our calling, that we shall become the templars of this Grail, gird the sword round our loins for its sake and stake our lives joyfully in the last, holy war which will be followed by the thousand-year reign of freedom.”
Well if not for the “clever shell game and slight of hand PR propaganda” by the winning side of Socialists at the end of WWII, both Nazi and Communist Socialism would be understood as being two branches of the very same impulse.
I came across a link to a website that had a post under the title of “Hitler Was a Socialist”. I already knew that of course, that is (for me) nothing new there, but what I didn’t know, was that the Soviets were using the very same symbol that Nazi Germany became infatuated with, the broken cross, or in other words, the Swastika. Not only that, read what the crony of Marx wrote about the “Fatherland“:
Come on people, why in the world are conservative capitalists albatrossed with the mantle of a dangerous genocidal ideology, Nazism, when it clearly belongs on the other side of the track, the Left-wing? The more you dig, the more laughable the idea becomes that, Facism belongs with the capitalists. What a joke. KGS