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Posted on 04/25/2008 9:07:30 PM PDT by HAL9000
Le Pen: Auschwitz didn't have gas chambers
Extreme right-wing leader repeats claim that no Jews were gassed or burned at Nazi death camps, says Auschwitz inmates worked as laborers for factory
Far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen sparked a chorus of outrage in France on Friday by repeating an incendiary claim that the Nazi gas chambers were a "detail of history."
Anti-racism and Jewish groups threatened immediate legal action against the National Front chief - who already holds several similar convictions - after he made the comments in a magazine interview.
"I said the gas chambers were a detail of the history of World War II: that, to me, seems so obvious," the 79-year-old Le Pen told Bretons magazine.
Le Pen was fined 1.2 million francs ($290,000) for making the initial remarks in a radio interview in 1987.
When the Bretons journalist told him that the Nazis "deported people to camps simply to kill them," Le Pen replied: "But that is what you believe. I don't feel obliged to adhere to that view."
"I observe that in Auschwitz there was the IG Farben factory, there were 80,000 laborers working there. As far as I know they were not gassed, anyway, nor burned."
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And he probably thinks the ovens were for baking bread! Idiot.
We expect at every moment the trumpets announcing Le Pen's appointment to the growing staff of Hussein Obama Twelfth Imam from Chicago.
I dare not posit the correct penalty for Le Pen, something to make Stephen King's work seem absolutely Muppetish.
Before I visited Auschwitz no one told me about the half warehouse of human hair Nazis shaved off victims before they were gassed in the ‘shower’ or cremated in ovens. No one told me there would be half a warehouse of shoes belonging to victims. No one mentioned I would see furniture and car seats stuffed with human hair. Nor was I prepared to see bound books and lampshades made of human skin.
Guess old Jean-Marie never saw the blueprints or read Hoess’ autobiography, eh?
Probably thinks the Wansee Conference was a parent=teacher meeting.
Why, oh, why does the Right in France choose to be associated with anti-semitic trash like this?
I dont remember the name of the TV program, but remember watching a dramatization of the Wansee Conference years ago on the discovery channel (mayhap the History channel?). Most chilling program Ive ever watched.
By WHOSE yardstick is this moron referred to is a member of the RIGHT?
I’ve been to Dachau.
Those weren’t shower rooms I saw...
My aunt Irene's family died horrible deaths in a "detail of history."
Thanks for posting this, Hal. It should serve as a reminder that useless idiots everywhere can and do believe anything.
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Okay. So how about a good old-fashioned
a$$-kicking for starters ???? :^D
Big Red One.
Leftists mask their alter ego by calling it Far Right...
You and I are told we must choose between a left or right, but I suggest there is no such thing as a left or right. There is only an up or down. Up to man’s age-old dream-the maximum of individual freedom consistent with order or down to the ant heap of totalitarianism. Regardless of their sincerity, their humanitarian motives, those who would sacrifice freedom for security have embarked on this downward path. Plutarch warned, “The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits.
Ronald Reagan: A Time for Choosing Speech, 1964
Just adding to the catalog, not sending a general distribution.
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But they were! Why, I thought everyone was familiar with:
"Be he alive, or be he dead, I shall grind his bones to make my bread!"
I might be mistaken, but didn't Hitler believe that Jooooo-bone bread was an aphrodesiac, and ordered the SS to eat a loaf a day, to keep up their rape quotas?
Yes, Le Pen IS an idiot.
A close relative helped liberate one of those camps, and could rarely bring himself to ever say anything about it.
For those in need of history lessons, the “N” in Nazi stands for “National Socialist.”
Hitler was an avowed socialist.
Besides a strong military, Hitler and the Nazis despised EVERY value that right-wing Americans cherish.
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