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You’d all be speaking German

We’ve all heard some variation of the line: “If it wasn’t for us, you’d all be speaking German.” If it wasn’t for the American soldiers (“us”) who fought in World War II, Hitler would have conquered the world and we’d all be speaking German. I used to think this was yet another slam-dunk argument against the Nazis. But then I… Read more →

I’m Done Comparing People (Politicians, Pundits, Assholes) To Hitler

I used to compare people to Hitler every day. Sometimes I’d say, “Hey, that’s like something Hitler would have done.” Or, “Hey that’s like something Hitler would have said.” Other times I would just remind people that “the Nazis did something like that.” But I’m through. I’ve had enough of comparing people to Hitler and Nazis. Because I’ve realized that… Read more →