America, are you trembling? You should be.
"In the big lie there is always a certain force of credibility; because the broad masses themselves often tell small lies in little matters but would be ashamed to resort to large-scale falsehoods...they would not believe that others could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously. Even though the facts which prove this to be so may be brought clearly to their minds, they will still doubt and waver and will continue to think that there may be some other explanation...a fact which is known to all expert liars in the world and to all who conspire together in the art of lying."
- Adolf Hitler, 1925, "Mein Kampf," Vol. One, Chap. Ten
"Never allow the public to cool off; never admit a fault or a wrong; never concede that there may be some good in your enemy; never leave room for alternatives; never accept blame; concentrate on one enemy at a time and blame him for everything that goes wrong; people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one; if you repeat it frequently enough, people will sooner or later believe it.'
- OSS (CIA predecessor), 1943, "Psychological Profile of Hitler" (His primary rules.)
America, are you trembling?
You should be.
Stories that may interest you
Reading all the news bits about the people who are refusing to wear a mask, some of whom go so far as to attack or even kill the innocent store employees who remind them of the store’s rule, I am bamboozled by the complete absence of logic or common sense. Why is it perfectly...
Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting Mohegan Sun for a special tour to provide a behind-the-scenes look at all of the steps that have been taken to keep both team members and patrons safe when Mohegan Sun starts a slow reopening this week. I was incredibly impressed at all of the...
Why is Trump afraid to wear a mask in public when his profile, standing at The Tomb of The Unknown Soldier, accentuates his morbid obesity? R.V. DeCarolis North Franklin
On May 17, Paul Choiniere, The Day’s editorial page editor, lamented on newspaper giant Gannett’s axing of editorials, “Gannett hatchet taking out the best at local...