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The Lesson of France 1930's

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Submitted by LDC (United States), Dec 10, 2006 at 11:45

"The moral of the story; If you stay united you can defeat evil."

The corollary: If you don't stay united you can still eventually defeat evil, but a lot more people will die.

France in the 1930's is the prime example of what happens to a democracy that is paralyzed by infighting, like we are now.

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