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Hitler survivor tells Americans: 'Buy more guns!' (Warns Nazi tyranny began with simple...)
WND ^ | January 04, 2014 | Drew Zahn

Posted on 01/04/2014 7:49:00 PM PST by Perseverando

The government required people to register their guns, insisting it was for their own protection, a way of tracking down criminals that was supposed to cut down on crime.

In reality, however, it was merely a ruse to track down those patriots who might resist the coming tyranny.

So explains Kitty Werthmann in a speech going viral on the Internet, a story of her life in Austria right before the Nazi occupation of her home country in 1938. As she explains, her nation’s surrender to Nazi tyranny didn’t begin with the Anschluss, but with little steps like acquiescing to gun-control laws:

“Dictatorship didn’t happen overnight. I took five years, gradually, little by little, to escalate up to a dictatorship,” she said. “When the people fear the government, that’s tyranny. When the government fears the people, that’s you, that’s liberty. Keep your guns, keep your guns and buy more guns!”

Werthmann’s speech, delivered at the “Let Freedom Ring” tea-party rally in Woodstown, N.J., on June 28, 2011, has been frequently circulated via YouTube and other online channels for years, but picked up steam again after the National Rifle Association reposted it recently under the title “Hitler Survivor Condemns Gun Control.”

The clear implication in her speech is that modern-day Americans should beware gun-control laws that strip them of their ability to resist an overbearing government.

“In 1938, the media reported that Hitler rolled into Austria with tanks and guns and took us over. Not true at all,” she said. “The Austrian people elected Hitler by 98 percent of the vote, by means of the ballot box.

“You might ask, ‘How could a Christian nation … elect a monster like Hitler?’” she concinued. “The truth is, at the beginning Hitler didn’t look like or talk like a monster at all. He talked

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1 posted on 01/04/2014 7:49:00 PM PST by Perseverando
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To: Perseverando
“The Austrian people elected Hitler by 98 percent of the vote, by means of the ballot box."

That wasn't a free election--what with German troops in the streets, Hitler Youth and Sturmabteilungen present at the polling places and the Gestapo keeping watch. Vincent Sheean, a left-leaning journalist provides a good eyewitness account of this election in his book Not Peace but a Sword (New York: Doubleday, 1939)

2 posted on 01/04/2014 8:03:52 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Perseverando
Having guns doesn't do any good. In this country all the guns are registered. That means that bad guys need only look at the records of gun sales and go to said gun owners and confiscate their weapons.

Lol. I kept misspelling GUNS and kept typing GUMs. It's pretty funny talking about registering guMs...I made me smile!!

3 posted on 01/04/2014 8:05:54 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: Fiji Hill
I was in Austria some years ago on a tour. One tour guide, feather-headed woman, said laughing: "We keep trying to convince the world that Hitler was German and Beethoven was Austrian."
I didn't think that was humorous at all.
4 posted on 01/04/2014 8:08:02 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: cloudmountain

Boil the frog slowly. If martial law and a complete police state are the end game then the powers that be are only going to get one shot at it, and they’re going to do it when they’re ready, and they know they can win.


5 posted on 01/04/2014 8:22:56 PM PST by Antihero101607
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To: NFHale; Perseverando

Ping!


6 posted on 01/04/2014 8:26:52 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: Antihero101607
and they know they can win.

No guarantees in life but death and taxes. Plus if one believes in God, one + God is always a majority.

7 posted on 01/04/2014 8:28:02 PM PST by BipolarBob
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To: Perseverando
In reality, however, it was merely a ruse to track down those patriots who might resist the coming tyranny.

This is so obvious. Why is it so difficult for so many people to understand!?

8 posted on 01/04/2014 8:30:43 PM PST by uncitizen (Obama said 'period', but he meant 'asterisk'.)
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To: uncitizen

Because it is easier to believe the Lies than Truth.

People are lazy and glued to their material stuff and don’t want to chance giving it up. Many people are religionless Christians-—as Pastor Bonhoeffer called the so-called “Christians” in Germany in the 30s

...they “think” they will be “safe” and allow others to lose their liberty-—like the majority of Germans when they caved to Hitler—thinking if they just “do” what he says, they (at least) are safe.

Most people are not students of history and understand even less what philosophy is. They believe Marxists/Nazis/Christians/Muslims all “think” the same and are basically “good”.


9 posted on 01/04/2014 8:49:42 PM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: Perseverando

Important story.


10 posted on 01/04/2014 8:50:52 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: cloudmountain

“In this country all the guns are registered.”

I bet there are many, many millions that no one but the owners knows about!


11 posted on 01/04/2014 9:03:14 PM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: cloudmountain
In this country all the guns are registered.

I have no registered guns.

12 posted on 01/04/2014 9:10:51 PM PST by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: Antihero101607
Boil the frog slowly. If martial law and a complete police state are the end game then the powers that be are only going to get one shot at it, and they’re going to do it when they’re ready, and they know they can win.

You're probably right.

13 posted on 01/04/2014 9:11:03 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: higgmeister
I have no registered guns.

Good for you.
It would be interesting to meet your gun dealer. His last name wouldn't be Nitty, would it? :o)

14 posted on 01/04/2014 9:12:19 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: uncitizen

back in the 80’s when Polish jokes were the rage, we had a nurse aid that was a survivor of concentration camp. She still had her number on her forearm and blew up when she came to the nurses station and heard someone tell a polish joke...she said that was how the jews ended up being sent to camps. First you dehumanize a group, for her it was the jews that they made fun of. Then that progressed to dehumanize them...then sent them to camps as being less than human...We all stopped with the jokes about others.


15 posted on 01/04/2014 9:13:21 PM PST by goat granny
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To: cloudmountain

I don’t understand that reference, but I have never purchased a gun from a gun dealer.


16 posted on 01/04/2014 9:17:26 PM PST by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: Perseverando

bfl


17 posted on 01/04/2014 9:17:30 PM PST by gattaca ("If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything." Mark Twain)
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To: higgmeister
I don’t understand that reference, but I have never purchased a gun from a gun dealer.

Well, if you never purchased a gun from a gun dealer then you are OUT of the gubbin loop. Good on you.

California is different. Before we married my husband worked in a sporting goods store and had several guns. He taught me to shoot. I liked the sig sauer pistol but my favorite was a nice, small Beretta that fit NICELY into my hand.

The target he set up for me was the face of Osama bin Laden. I got so I could plug a hole very nicely into Osasshole's beard ALMOST every shot!

18 posted on 01/04/2014 9:23:38 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: Red_Devil 232
“In this country all the guns are registered.”
I bet there are many, many millions that no one but the owners knows about!

Undoubtedly true. Don't the major gun makers keep records, though?

19 posted on 01/04/2014 9:26:19 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: cloudmountain

What country are you in???


20 posted on 01/04/2014 9:33:34 PM PST by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: uncitizen

Impeach Obama in 2014. Period.

The US House of Representatives is analogous to a Police Force - - - their main job of Check and Balance is to “arrest” the perp by Impeaching the perp.

The US Senate is analogous to a Jury of Peers who have the power to throw the Impeached perp off of the taxpayer gravy train, take away his residence, ban him from building a Library paid for by us, and ban him from using his personal Corporate Jet, Air Force One.

Most RINO Americans want to wait, Wait, WAIT! until they control the House, the Senate and the White House.

To those weak-kneeded summer soldier “patriots” I say “Enjoy the Obamanation that you have tolerated since January, 2009.”

In similar manner, we Summer Soldier Conservatives continue to tolerate a wimpy, hand-wringing, sobbing, crybaby Speaker of the House Boehner as our sorry chief policeman.

“Oh, if only my best friends across the aisle would just play nicey nice - - - “ is the perfect quote that fire-in-the-belly Socialist-Democrats love to hear from their doormat, cowardly, Obamacrat RINOs.

Yes indeed, as long as we WAIT for things to be PERFECT we will never attack those whose goal is to destroy the US Constitution.

Suck it up you sorry House RINOs, and replace John “Benghazi Coverup” Boehner with SC Rep Trey Gowdey, or SC Rep Joe Wilson.

Without a fire-in-the-belly Republican Speaker of the House, Obamacrat RINOs will continue to cave in to “their best friends across the aisle,” to the unbridled glee of every Democrat voter in America!

House RINOs: Pretend that you are paid by taxpayers to fight to enforce the US Constitution.

Fight or go home, House RINOs.

FIGHT or we will send you home!

Impeach Obama in 2014. Period.


21 posted on 01/04/2014 9:43:35 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Perseverando

Thanks for posting this.


22 posted on 01/04/2014 9:47:54 PM PST by matthew fuller (Pubbies need to replace Boehner with Gowdy if they want to survive.....)
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To: cloudmountain

Only 6 states and DC require any type of registration, and federal law specifically prohibits utilizing the National Instant Background Check System (NICS) to create a registration list.


23 posted on 01/04/2014 9:48:59 PM PST by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: Axenolith

You know they don’t care a bit about “federal law” though. Everyone that’s been through the check, they have it on record. Not that I care. If it comes to registration I’m an outlaw on day one.


24 posted on 01/04/2014 9:51:40 PM PST by The Toll
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To: uncitizen
"This is so obvious. Why is it so difficult for so many people to understand!? "

They DO understand- they know exactly what they are trying to do, and they are succeeding amazingly well. They own the schools, we own the guns.

25 posted on 01/04/2014 9:53:17 PM PST by matthew fuller (Pubbies need to replace Boehner with Gowdy if they want to survive.....)
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To: Perseverando

Why did Hitler not invade Switzerland? Could it have been the well-armed populace?


26 posted on 01/04/2014 9:57:09 PM PST by Rainier1789 (My Constitution has a 2nd and 10th Amendment)
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To: Perseverando

!


27 posted on 01/04/2014 10:02:02 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi :-)
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To: Axenolith
Only 6 states and DC require any type of registration, and federal law specifically prohibits utilizing the National Instant Background Check System (NICS) to create a registration list.

Sounds good to me.
In California Dianne Feinstein didn't want ANY of us to pack. SHE did, a Smith&Wesson because, she said, that when she went to visit her sick husband in the hospital at night she felt SAFER packing. Well duh!
SHE was allowed to pack; the rest of us could go to hell.

My husband DID pack. I didn't feel any safer because my husband would have TORN APART anyone even TRYING to hurt me.

But he did like packing. Where we walked every morning there were hundreds of dog and their walkers. Not all the dogs were good citizens. He packed because he would SHOOT any dog that was uncontrolled and killing OUR dogs.
Some urban morons had dogs that they have NO BUSINESS owning.

28 posted on 01/04/2014 10:04:26 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: Antihero101607
Boil the frog slowly. If martial law and a complete police state are the end game then the powers that be are only going to get one shot at it, and they’re going to do it when they’re ready, and they know they can win.

ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ !

Just had to get that off my chest
29 posted on 01/04/2014 10:08:12 PM PST by Perseverando (Obamanation: It's ALL about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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To: Perseverando
“The truth is, at the beginning Hitler didn’t look like or talk like a monster at all. He talked like an American politician.”

Well, OK, which one is it?

30 posted on 01/04/2014 10:25:12 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: uncitizen

It should occur to you by now that some of Americans enthusiastically welcome a leftist tyranny and realize that taking guns away from rightist types is a necessary prerequisite for their socialist wet dreams.


31 posted on 01/04/2014 11:44:10 PM PST by RC one
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To: Axenolith
and federal law specifically prohibits utilizing the National Instant Background Check System (NICS) to create a registration list.

And I offer this brief response to reflect our mutual faith that this will be the case...


32 posted on 01/05/2014 4:21:08 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: savagesusie

#9 is right on.


33 posted on 01/05/2014 4:27:56 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: RC one
It should occur to you by now that some of Americans enthusiastically welcome a leftist tyranny and realize that taking guns away from rightist types is a necessary prerequisite for their socialist wet dreams.

However with regard to violent crimes, including mass murders taking place around America in our "gun free zones," here is an old tagline I was using in 2012 which I still find to be all too true:

Gun control? It's the OBOTS who are filling up prisons for violent crimes, not the Tea Party.)

34 posted on 01/05/2014 5:15:33 AM PST by Perseverando (Obamanation: It's ALL about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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To: Red_Devil 232

‘zackly.


35 posted on 01/05/2014 5:28:04 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: cloudmountain

Sorry to inform you, but there are many states where guns are not registered in any way. Background checks only show you had a background check. I have purchased multiple weapons on a single background check with cash. Also, there are still countless older guns that no one can track.


36 posted on 01/05/2014 6:42:15 AM PST by Codeflier (Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama - 4 democrat presidents in a row and counting...)
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To: Codeflier
Sorry to inform you, but there are many states where guns are not registered in any way. Background checks only show you had a background check. I have purchased multiple weapons on a single background check with cash. Also, there are still countless older guns that no one can track.

Why are you sorry? I like guns. My favorite was the little Berretta my husband taught me to shoot. I was able to shoot binLaden's beard 9/10 times from 10 feet away--that was good for me.
He had a bunch of pistols, even an over/under Air Force rifle. I THINK I remember right.

I think it's just fine that guns need not be registered. Please don't assume things about me. I am very clear. If I hated guns I would have said so. I am NOT subtle.

37 posted on 01/05/2014 6:55:15 AM PST by cloudmountain
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To: Fiji Hill
"That wasn't a free election--what with German troops in the streets, Hitler Youth and Sturmabteilungen present at the polling places and the Gestapo keeping watch."

That would be unheard of here...


38 posted on 01/05/2014 6:55:36 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: cloudmountain
I kept misspelling GUNS and kept typing GUMs. It's pretty funny talking about registering guMs...I made me smile!!

"Apt natural, I have a gub."
39 posted on 01/05/2014 6:56:54 AM PST by Peet (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: uncitizen
Why is it so difficult for so many people to understand!?

Mystery of the ages; Facts make absolutely no difference to a Liberal DoGooder.

40 posted on 01/05/2014 6:59:09 AM PST by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: Peet
"Apt natural, I have a gub."

HAHAHAHA! You made me laugh...actually make a sound of laughing. Not easy on a Sunday morning!

THANKS.

41 posted on 01/05/2014 7:00:42 AM PST by cloudmountain
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To: Axenolith
federal law specifically prohibits utilizing the National Instant Background Check System (NICS) to create a registration list.


42 posted on 01/05/2014 7:03:14 AM PST by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: itsahoot

A meme is worth a thousand words.


43 posted on 01/05/2014 7:05:47 AM PST by Perseverando (Obamanation: It's ALL about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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To: Caipirabob; Axenolith
and federal law specifically prohibits utilizing the National Instant Background Check System (NICS) to create a registration list.

And I offer this brief response to reflect our mutual faith that this will be the case...



Love the "Yeah right" guy. I'm sure they are not "create[ing] a registration list" but I'm just as sure the systems are being backed up before the buyer and firearm information is purged.

If I am right (and you know I am), that right there is registration done behind your back...
44 posted on 01/05/2014 7:13:11 AM PST by Peet (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: Peet

Somebody in CT has to be enough of a smartazz to plop down a package of Wrigley’s and tell them they want to register their gum...


45 posted on 01/05/2014 7:21:18 AM PST by Anton.Rutter
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To: Perseverando
Good for him. Speak on brother. Sadly, a majority of Amerikans are not listening. They are in line for those sales at WalMart or down at the free food handout.

Our church works at a local soup kitchen/food bank. The other week, one of our men saw a couple park their brand new Caddie down the street and walk up and eat the free meal, then get their bags of free food. They then walk back to the Caddie and drive off. You know what I am saying. If you can afford a brand new Caddie, you can afford your own food.

46 posted on 01/05/2014 7:24:47 AM PST by RetiredArmy (I am proud to be a Christian and follower of my Lord Jesus Christ. Time is short for U to know Him!)
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To: Perseverando

My adoptive mom grew up in Austria during WW2, and I’ve heard the story many times, when the nazis came to their village and asked “who has the guns?”, friends and neighbors they’d known all their lives immediately pointed to her father’s house.


47 posted on 01/05/2014 7:32:26 AM PST by Anton.Rutter
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To: Anton.Rutter
My adoptive mom grew up in Austria during WW2, and I’ve heard the story many times, when the nazis came to their village and asked “who has the guns?”, friends and neighbors they’d known all their lives immediately pointed to her father’s house.

But we'll be friends through thick or thin.....

I'm afraid there would be even more of that in the good ol' USA when the gun grab goes into effect.

48 posted on 01/05/2014 7:49:19 AM PST by Perseverando (Obamanation: It's ALL about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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To: Axenolith

The 4473 completed for the NICs system is required to be kept on file by the seller damn near forever and the BATFE can inspect those records on demand.

While it does not account for private transfers after the initial purchase, it does amount to de facto registration.

I have had the FBI come to me years after a purchase to inquire about a weapon I had bought and subsequently sold. they had the 4473 in hand


49 posted on 01/05/2014 7:54:52 AM PST by 5Madman2 (There is no such thing as an experienced suicide bomber)
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To: Perseverando

What good are having guns if you never put them to their intended use?

When the noose is around your neck, it’s too late to feel good about the knife in your pocket...


50 posted on 01/05/2014 8:19:17 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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