October 20, 2005 Leave a comment
I stole these image files from iceberg.
See his post for commentary.
Then listen to George Reisman’s recent talk:
Why Nazism Was Socialism and Why Socialism is Totalitarian
Recorded 10/08/2005 [32:24] at …
(And plenty more audio and video where that came from!)
I just happened on Lew Rockwell’s 2003 article, “The Violence of Central Planning” in which he makes the following observation:
Ever since 9-11 and the authoritarian, militarist response, the political left has warned that Bush is the new Hitler, while the right decries this kind of rhetoric as irresponsible hyperbole. The truth is that the left, in making these claims, is more correct that it knows. Hitler, like FDR, left his mark on Germany and the world by smashing the taboos against central planning and making big government a seemingly permanent feature of western economies.