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Hitler’s Appeal – (continued from page 1…) Hitler Confident – The stocky little Nazi leader was supremely confident of victory after his cabinet, in which Nationalists far outnumbered his party colleagues, persuaded President Von Hindenburg to permit new elections.
Hitler’s nationwide appeal last night for a “four-year chance” in which he attacked the Republican parties, met with a stormy response. The social democratic organ Vorwaerts scathingly criticized the speech, declaring his “four-year plan is a new catchword borrowed from Stalin.”
Hitler asserted that Christianity would be the basis of Germany’s moral conceptions. He declared the family would be firmly protected. * * *
Three days earlier, Hitler proclaimed: “Give me your confidence and your devotion in this new and great struggle, just as in the past, then the Almighty as well will not deny as His blessings toward reestablishing a German Reich of honor, freedom and domestic peace.”
The day before the above news article appeared, the State Department expressed grave concern at the appearance of increasing quantities of morphine of Japanese manufacture in the clandestine traffic on the Pacific coast. (German plants were the largest manufacturers of morphine and its derivatives at that time, but Japanese concerns were clearly active).
From Front page beginning of story: Reliable Sources have informed the Telegraphen-Union Press Association that orders have been given to Prussian police to prevent Communist demonstrations during the elections in that State. This is right next to a story on Japan. (link)
So you see, purveyors of mystical totalitarianism and cartel economics then were not at all different from today’s mystical totalitarian fanatics–nor were their followers…
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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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