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so who's going to be the victim of genocide this time?

ooo let me guess: straight white christian males

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And this is why history is doomed to repeat itself. You truly have no clue of the context of events that led to that very situation time and again

orr maybe you don't! which could it be?!

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And this is why history is doomed to repeat itself. You truly have no clue of the context of events that led to that very situation time and again

Ok. Learn me then. How bout you start by showing me the Wiemar level hyperinflation currently going on in our nation. I mean, that should be easy.

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Ok. Learn me then. How bout you start by showing me the Wiemar level hyperinflation currently going on in our nation. I mean, that should be easy.

~2%! that's hyperinflation right?

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the ying to hyperinflation is umm, depression. so with QE1/2 and 3 the bring money into the market smartly as opposed to flooding the market and possibly leading to hyperinflation.

i still say if we went mark to market across the board, then we would have riots in the streets. and we don't want that do we?

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Ok. Learn me then. How bout you start by showing me the Wiemar level hyperinflation currently going on in our nation. I mean, that should be easy.

http://historysquared.com/2012/01/03/causes-and-patterns-of-hyperinflation-in-the-20th-century/

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Yeah so you kinda forgot to post an example.

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Well, there are some similarities to the Weimar republic, specifically the large amount of debt to other nations and some extremism on the right and left (although its almost nothing compared to Germany in the 20's).

But I agree we aren't anywhere close to being a weimar republic. We didn't just lose a major war, our people aren't close to starving, we aren't having to payout major war reparations to other countries, and our economy (and our military) is still the most powerful on earth.

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weimar republic comparisons are calculatedly lazy and take advantage of the fact that most people don't know enough about the weimar republic or modern geopolitics to distinguish reality from OMG HITLER

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Yeah so you kinda forgot to post an example.

Yeah, so you kinda forgot to read

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Thread title makes me wish Jangler still came around to tell us how we're re-writing history to deny that the nazis were liberals

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Thread title makes me wish Jangler still came around to tell us how we're re-writing history to deny that the nazis were liberals

what ever happened to Jangler anyway? guy was posting a million messages a day then he just vanished.

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