Skip to comments.Poland: Auschwitz 'Arbeit Macht Frei' sign stolen
Posted on 12/18/2009 10:32:20 AM PST by Nachum
OSWIECIM, Poland The Nazis' infamous iron sign declaring "Arbeit Macht Frei" German for "Work Sets You Free" was stolen Friday from the entrance of the former Auschwitz death camp, Polish police said.
The 5-meter-long (16-foot-long), 40-kilogram (90-pound) iron sign at the Holocaust memorial site in southern Poland was unscrewed on one side and torn off on the other, police spokeswoman Katarzyna Padlo said.
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Wooohhhhoooo!!!! First one in! Someone in the 0bama administration stole it to use here.
Or Washington, for that matter.
It doesn’t only have to apply to Jews, you know. We can all be free! Or slaves. It’s one of the two. Maybe George Orwell knows which.
My first thought — it’s for Obama’s new conservative work and re-education camps.
Maybe Harry Reid plans on using as a prop when he annouces oscamacare?
BTW, as currently written, all you have to do is pay $750 per year penalty for having no insurance and cover any normal costs out of pocket. Should you be diagnosed with an expensive ailment, you just sign up for the Govt plan the next day. It clearly will be the cheapest route available. My guess, if enacted, that there will be more people without insurance after than before. Why pay premiums when your healthy?????
Has anyone checked D.C.?
My hunch is that the sign is in some rich Germans house by now. Stolen to order. A few years ago a German was arreste for attempting to steal one of the oven doors. The Germans seem to have a sick fetish regarding their death camps.
Has Obama been seen anywhere near Oswiecim lately?
Funny, my split second thought as I was reading this was"Did anybody check the White House", I scroll down and see you thought the same thing.
I suggest the search start at SEIU headquarters.
Just like we long for the good old days..
I was stuck by something when I read your post. Why does Austria get a pass? Yes it was part of Germany during the war, but in fact, per capita more Austrians participated in the Holocaust than Germans. Even before the Anschluss, the Germans had to tell the Austrian Nazis to tone it down a bit. Not to mention of course that Hitler was Austrian.
It was a replica, and it has already been replaced with (yet) another replica. The thieves also snipped neatly through the photogenic barbed wire to gain entrance into the camp. It’s rather remarkable that there aren’t any security cameras around there.
The Polish police did arrest a German a few years back tring to cart off one of the oven doors. Why he wanted it, I don’t know.
The Polish police did arrest a German a few years back tring to cart off one of the oven doors. Why he wanted it, I dont know.
It was actually Dr. Ezekiel Rahm. He needed a replacement for his home unit.
My first thought was “Where’s the nearest university?”, because this sounds like a great frat prank.