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Are we Reliving the 1930ís: Weak Leadership and Appeasement
Conservative Hideout ^ | 7/10/2010 | Matt

Posted on 07/10/2010 8:41:43 AM PDT by Wanderer659

Another factor to consider in our comparison to the 1930’s is a weakness in leadership.

Factor #3: Appeasement Presents Weakness in the Face of Tyranny


While Hitler and Mussolini were rebuilding their armed forces, the rest of Europe, and the world (for the most part) slumbered. Stalin was busy purging the leadership of what was once the best military on the continent. FDR was foisting his failed policies upon an economically depressed America. Britain, still scarred by the horrendous losses in WWI, looked to their leaders to maintain peace, as another war was unthinkable. France, also appalled by the carnage of the last war, invested heavily in the static defenses of the Maginot Line, and suffered internal political and economic instability.

The effects of WWI cannot be underestimated. It was unparalleled carnage. It was a war of large static defenses, with little to no capability for maneuver. Calvary could not outrun machine guns, so infantry charges against prepared defenses were the order if the day. Massive artillery and poison gas killed and maimed many more. In a single days fighting, one side could lose as many men as were lost by the US in all of Vietnam. The youth of Europe were mowed down by the millions, and the lines changed little. After the war, Europe vowed to never have another, and sought to severely punish Germany for the last one. Ironically, it was their response to the first war that laid the seeds for the second.

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TOPICS: Government; History; Politics
KEYWORDS: appeasement; barakobama; hitler; nevillechamberlain
Is Obama inviting more attacks and encouraging tyrants in his weakness? I think we all know the answer to that one!
1 posted on 07/10/2010 8:41:46 AM PDT by Wanderer659
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To: Wanderer659

The title need not be asked... and is a gross understatement of an American situation long ago , unparalleled by todays events.

Yaeay, Yaeay, the great nefarious one is sitting in office cultivating the fall of America and the rise of Islam.

Everyone was kissed to sleep in 2008.

Its that simple.

2 posted on 07/10/2010 8:47:27 AM PDT by himno hero
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To: Wanderer659

It’s 1930 Economically in the USA with a 1938 foreign policy and a political climate that’s looks eerily like 1859.

3 posted on 07/10/2010 8:47:50 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Wanderer659
I believe it's more like the late 1970s...libs taking over and screwing everything be relieved by Ronald Reagan.

Our 1980 is coming in 2012, and I hope the Reagan is Sarah Palin.

I believe she would route the Marxists in an historic election of her own and send them packing from our nation's capital.



4 posted on 07/10/2010 8:56:16 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (
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Is it “weakness” or the planned attack on the US using the Cloward Piven strategy to collapse the US and remake a socialist workers paradise from the ashes?
5 posted on 07/10/2010 9:03:37 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Le Chien Rouge
...a political climate that’s looks eerily like 1859.

And if Obama succeeds in using a post-election "lame duck" Congress to pass amnesty, cap-and-tax, card check, etc., it will look eerily like 1861.

6 posted on 07/10/2010 9:36:28 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Jeff Head
Well said, Jeff... GO SARAH !
7 posted on 07/10/2010 9:38:24 AM PDT by mick (Central Banker Capitalism is NOT Free Enterprise)
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To: Wanderer659

To compare some medieval guy with box cutters hiding in a cave to the threat posed by Hitler and Tojo is laughable. Pro-war conservatives are such nervous Nellies.

8 posted on 07/10/2010 10:57:45 AM PDT by Captain Kirk
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