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If you assert that Hitler was right wing, you are a fool or a liar.

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Submitted by Turki bin Aziz al Fayed (United States), Nov 12, 2005 at 20:48

When you wish to test someones political I.Q. just ask them if Hitler was left-wing or right-wing.

"Submitted by Laura, November 13, 2002 at 19:20

|1|Yes, Hitler was part of the EXTREME RIGHT. Historical revisionists in recent years have claimed the Nazis were actually leftists, however the National Socialist Party was simply a party label and it was a party that existed before Hitler took it over and turned it into a fascist party.

|2|Hitler was opposed to Marxism and demonstrated by his writings. Communists were among those he persecuted. This certainly is NO defense of the extreme left who are just as bad, but why do some on the right feel the need to deny historical fact?

|3|The philosophy of the Nazis and fascism in general is an extreme form of nationalism which in fact is a right wing ideology.

|4|The Nazi philosophy was not based on any kind of economic philosophy it was based on racism

|5|with the Germans being the "master race". That is indeed is right wing ideology.

|6|Let's not forget that many American capitalists at the time were pro-Hitler"

and the truth shall set you free...

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Nazi Manifesto (what Heir Hitler campaigned on)

9. All citizens of the State shall be equal as regards rights and duties.

10. The first duty of every citizen must be to work mentally or physically. The activities of the individual may not clash with the interests of the whole, but must proceed within the frame of the community and be for the general good.

Therefore we demand:

11. That all unearned income, and all income that does not arise from work, be abolished.

12. Since every war imposes on the people fearful sacrifices in life and property, all personal profit arising from the war must be regarded as a crime against the people. We therefore demand the total confiscation of all war profits whether in assets or material.

13. We demand the nationalization of businesses which have been organized into cartels.

14. We demand that all the profits from wholesale trade shall be shared out.

15. We demand extensive development of provision for old age.

16. We demand the creation and maintenance of a healthy middle-class, the immediate communalization of department stores which will be rented cheaply to small businessmen, and that preference shall be given to small businessmen for provision of supplies needed by the State, the provinces and municipalities.

17. We demand a land reform in accordance with our national requirements, and the enactment of a law to confiscate from the owners without compensation any land needed for the common purpose. The abolition of ground rents, and the prohibition of all speculation in land.

gee whiz, and I bet you think that his anti-semitism set him apart from other political parties of the time- wrong again, it wasn't his rantings about jews that the people found so interesting, it was his rantings about socialism.

full text here:http://www.scrapbookpages.com/DachauScrapbook/25Points.html

2.."There is more that binds us to Bolshevism than separates us from it. There is, above all, genuine, revolutionary feeling, which is alive everywhere in Russia except where there are Jewish Marxists. I have always made allowance for this circumstance, and given orders that former Communists are to be admitted to the party at once. The petit bourgeois Social-Democrat and the trade-union boss will never make a National Socialist, but the Communists always will." -Adolf Hitler eh in his own words...

...and you demonstrate amazing accumen with your persecution comment, In fact I bet Trotsky was pondering the polar opposite views he and comrade Stalin held as he was running across the room screaming with an icepick sticking out of his head.

3.So Stalin, Mao and Minh were on the right? I think not. You see Fascism, like Communism, is just another form of Socialism that tends to be very nationalistic. In contrast Leninists and Fabian Socialists are internationalist, they come in all shapes and colors and don't and have not generally liked each other for obvious reasons, they are different and would have different spheres of influence in any scenario (different leaders who want power).

4.Yes of course, they didn't touch the economy, introduce price controls, control what businesses produced and for how much to sell it for or confiscate land for the common good whenever it deemed appropriate, Hitler simply stood up on a podium and said "HEY EVERYBODY, LET'S KILL ALL THE JEWS" and voila presto chango magnifico santo he was suddenly in power.

5.Rascism is not synonomous with rightism, nor is religion, in China the Falun Gong and Christian sects are considered liberal i.e. leftist. As for racism, the Jews for most part subscribe to a religion that denies christ, theres your hatred from the right (where the dynamic applies-not China or former Soviet Union), and as in Hitlers case, eugenics, and theres your hatred from the left.

6.So what, three quarters of the people who were involved in Germany's environmentalist movement later joined the S.S. I don't put to much into either assertion. Hitler was to the right of Communists only. Period. Extreme right forms of government are Libertarianism and Corporationalism (I don't mean Syndicalism) and have never been tried. Every single murderous tyranny of the twentieth century was left, because in order to give people this wonderful workers paradise that just never seems to happen, they need the full power of the police-state which needs to be constructed to create and maintain it.

It is as I said, anyone who asserts that Adolf Hitler was right wing is a fool or liar.
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