I picked up Shirer's book after watching the film "The End of America" with Naomi Wolf. It is a good film and makes some disturbing comparisons to what is happening in the USA and what happened historically in Nazi Germany and other closed societies. I wanted to learn for myself what the history was. All that I was saying, is that Obama isn't Hitler. There are some slight analogies, but they are not nearly the same type of person and the video has facts wrong. We are making a maddening progression in a fascist direction with our government, though. I think modern day America is more like the last years of the Weimar Republic, not the Nazi dictatorship.
We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.
-C. S. Lewis
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