Wednesday, July 25, 2007
The United States is not Nazi Germany
For one thing, we don't have concentration camps where prisoners are interned for political crimes and forced to do manual labor. We don't have gas chambers (gas chambers are so, like, yesterday, everybody knows that giving an injection of a lethal poison is the way to go!), and the fact that we have 25% of the world's population of prisoners despite having only 5% of the world's population doesn't make us like Nazi Germany at all, uh uh! We don't have policemen demanding your papers please and we have no watch list of potential dissidents who are not allowed to move freely around the country. And we don't invade other nations under false pretenses either. And yes, we have 2.03 million Americans in our work camps, but Stalin had 6 million people in his, so there! We're #2! We're #2! WOOT!
Now, we haven't started exterminating people wholesale yet, but then, neither did Nazi Germany until Eichmann's mission to find some nation, anywhere, that would take Germany's unwanted Jews proved futile because no other nation would accept those Jews (including that bastion of Jewish sympathy the United States, which gave a great "NEIN!" to the whole concept of accepted Germany's Jews). It wasn't until 1942 that the gas chambers started up -- roughly ten years after the Nazis took power. So we can feel good about the fact that seven years after the Busheviks took power, we don't have execution chambers (yet) for all those nasty Islamafascistwhatchamacallits who, like, wear them funny head-dresses and stuff. USA! USA! USA!
And look, we have free speech in America. You're free to say anything you like, as long as you get a license from the government first, purchase thousands of dollars of liability insurance and pay thousands of dollars to the city and don't do it in public where you might disturb people. Why, you're perfectly free to say anything you want as long as you do it somewhere that only people who agree with you can hear! That's what free speech is all about, citizen, being able to freely talk to the walls of your apartment. It's right there in the 1st Amendment!
There's nothing to see here, citizen. Anybody who says different is a deranged moonbat and don't you worry, citizen, the brave souls of the Department of Homeland Security shall remove him from your presence shortly so that you do not have to worry your self about that silly "history" stuff he keeps bringing up. Everybody knows the United States is not Nazi Germany. Americans speak English and Germans speak German. Duh!
-- Badtux the Snarky Penguin
Labels: soviet america
Posted by: BadTux / 7/25/2007 02:27:00 PM
Like I wasn't depressed enough already...
However, I did have a good laugh at the "best kept secret in outsourcing" tag on Unicor's web page! Yow.
# posted by Mixter : 25/7/07 4:26 PM
Hello, Mr Penguin.
I feel I must protest (quietly, without permit, of course) the label of this post; as it is an unseemly slight against the intelligence of the Russians to use the label "soviet america" on this or any other post.
Even the Russian system of corruption was much more efficient.
# posted by Progressive Traditionalist : 25/7/07 8:28 PM
Nyet, Comrade Traditionalist! Premier Brezhnev's Soviet Union was famous for its oppressive corruption that resulted in the collapse of much of the Soviet economy. Reading the news items about the rapidly bursting housing bubble, can any good Kremlinologist really deny that the U.S. economy is similarly collapsing under a similar regime of oppressive corruption?
But wait, the United States is *nothing* like Soviet Russia. We speak English. They spoke Russian. Duh.
- Badtux the Snarky Penguin
# posted by BadTux : 26/7/07 12:37 AM
Your link on forced labor.... did you read on abcnews.com yesterday about the desire to use prison labor for farm field work due to the lack of employee pool??
# posted by : 26/7/07 6:48 AM
America today displays a strong Rome-in-decline element. Not very Third Reichish.
I keep reading how America is compared to George Orwell's 1984. Maybe to a certain degree, that's true. But I think it looks more like Aldous Huxley's Brave New World...
# posted by Mimus Pauly : 28/7/07 10:56 AM
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