History only rhymes. Back then it was Jews, today it’s pregnant women hunted down by goons with guns as they try to escape involuntary servitude by fleeing across borders. Sound incredible? Here is Texas State Rep. Jared Patterson:
I’ll be introducing legislation next session to ban minors from using social media. It’s long past time to recognize the incredible harm social media is doing to the mental health of young Texans. Next session we put an end to it.Doonesbury
But censorship was an American thing way before Positive Christian National Socialism or Rooseveltian eugenics.(link) Comstock laws lobbied for by the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice embodied censorship of mail plus girl-bullying before there was a 19th Amendment.(link) Nobody listened to Lysander Spooner’s objections that equivocating vice into crimes necessarily destroyed rights and eliminated freedom of production and trade.(link) Spooner wrote this oft-censored book back when alcohol was banned in Christian Boston yet 10-year-old girls could be rented as prostitutes.
Here follows the text of the 1933 news article above, half a year into the NSDAP Administration:
Distributors of Nazi “Treason” Propaganda Face Death Penalty – By United Press – BERLIN, October 5 – The Nazi government, ending by a single cabinet decree the freedom of the German press, simultaneously today invoked the death penalty to halt the tremendous volume of anti-Nazi propaganda being “bootlegged” into the country.
By approving the first section of the new press law, the cabinet adopted the Nazi policy that the press, newspapers and magazines, must become an instrument of national unity, it’s pulse beating with that of the government. By a separate and significant decree, it ruled that the death penalty, or alternatively 15 years’ imprisonment, should be imposed on anyone who imported or disseminated periodicals classed as treasonable. The joint effect was to ensure that only Nazi views should be read by the public.
Good reading: Operation Drumbeat by Michael Gannon.(link) British codebreakers warned the United States that German Nazi U-boats were converging to attack the East Coast. The U.S. Navy pretended nothing was happening, and made up elaborate lies to deflect blame as shipping was blown up. Imagine how The Kleptocracy will protect us in the event of a submarine attack with nuclear weapons.(link)
Find out the juicy details behind the mother of all economic collapses. Prohibition and The Crash–Cause and Effect in 1929 is available in two languages on Amazon Kindle, each at the cost of a pint of craft beer.
Brazilian Sci-fi from 1926 featuring the usual beautiful daughter of a scientist touting prohibition and racial collectivism in America’s Black President 2228 by Monteiro Lobato, translated by J Henry Phillips (link)
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