It comes as no surprise to most of us that Al Sharpton is out in force, screaming at the top of his lungs that Arizona is turning into Nazi Germany. However, frighteningly enough, he is not alone.
Hispanic Federation President Lillian Rodriguez-Lopez said, "When I heard about it, it reminded me of Nazi Germany".
Joy Behar, who can never keep her mouth shut on matters she knows NOTHING about, suggested that the new Arizona immigration law "is comparable to World War II Germany.
With radicals coming out of the woodwork, comparing Arizona's new Immigration Law to NAZI, Germany, Nazism, and WWII Germany, I wanted to try and shed some light on the Nazi Germany that these people obviously know nothing about.
It seems that anyone who even thinks that the Arizona Immigration Law is not such a bad idea, are being called Nazi's, including here on Gather.
On the anniversary of an important event in the history of the US involvement in WWII, perhaps those in the lunatic fringe will learn something from the following account.
Sixty-five years ago, on April 29, 1945, American troops liberated survivors of the Holocaust from the Dachau Concentration Camp in Dachau, Germany. On this day, US troops cleared the enemy guards from the camp.
The Dachau Concentration Camp was the first Nazi concentration camp to open in Dachau, Germany. The camp was located on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory.
In early April, the Western Allies finally pushed forward in Italy and swept across Western Germany, while Soviet forces stormed Berlin in late April; the two forces linked up on Elbe river on 25 April.
On 30 April 1945, the Reichstag was captured, signaling the military defeat of Third Reich.
From "The Fall of Berlin and the Rise of a Myth" - The Journal of Military History Donald E. Shepardson (January 1998):
Once liberated, the Americans found "approximately 32,000 prisoners, crammed 1,600 to each of 20 barracks, designed to house 250 people each."
A tablet at the camp commemorates the liberation of Dachau on April 29, 1945, as well as numerous other memorials.
This is only one story about one concentration camp in operation during Hitler's reign of terror of Nazism. To compare anything to the atrocities of the Holocaust, is wrong is so many different ways, and no one should tolerate this. Nothing compares to this dark and ugly part of the history of the world, or to the evil in the hearts and minds of the Nazi's.