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Albert Speer: Hitler's Architect

Spandau: The Secret Diaries by Albert Speer

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Albert Speer was a very clever man; he managed to survive a death sentence at the Nuremberg trials and lived to tell his story of the Third Reich, Hitler, and himself as Minister of Armaments and War Production during WWII. 423 more words

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Training Ground of Hate

On a cold gray day in October I stood alone on Nuremberg’s Zeppelin Field and looked up at the high podium where Adolf Hitler spat his words of hate. 293 more words


Who Has the Bigger Button?

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

Over the past 24 hours we have seen two very emotionally and intellectually stunted, narcissistic and sociopathic authoritarian leaders continue to threaten each other and the world with nuclear war. 322 more words



Il 23 giugno 1942, il Dr.Grote (insieme al Dr.Hacker) del Ministero degli Armamenti, responsabili della produzione di U-Boats, suggerirono lo sviluppo di un carro armato di un peso complessivo equivalente a poco meno di 1000 tonnellate, anche se esistono critiche a questo dato riducendo di almeno 3/4 il suo peso totale fino ad arrivare a circa 188 tonnellate… 550 more words

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The Effects of Childhood Reading

We know why it’s important to read early and often.The neurological reasons, the psychological ones, the skill-sets we gain, and so on. But what about the long-term effects, so exquisitely subtle when they act upon a malleable mind? 551 more words

Ruin Value: Rebuilding Germany

 The first step in liquidating a people is to erase its memory. Destroy its books its culture, its history. Then you have somebody write new books, manufacture a new culture, invent a new history.

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Presidential Twitter Storms and the Absence of Empathy

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As residents of southeast Texas struggled against the unrelenting rain and floods of former Hurricane Harvey the President was on a Twitter spree recommending a book by Milwaukee Sheriff David Clark (his other favorite criminal Sheriff after Joe Arpaio) his determination to build a border wall, NAFTA, a visit to Missouri, the 2016 election, a slam against Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill, and a few treats bragging about the great response to the hurricane. 663 more words