Recently an anonymous Left wing commentator had the audacity to compare the attack on me to attacking Hitler before the NSDAP became popular.
In reply to the question “Why attack BANA when they have never attacked anyone?” a person wrote, “Neither had Hitler, when his crew was this small. Later, when it was big enough to go on the offensive, it was too late. There was a time when the entire Nazi party, all seven of them, could have been taken out in a single street fight. Instead, the very people who could have stopped them in their tracks, didn’t act until it was too late. Fifty million people died. What’s better, that seven die or fifty million?”
Needless to say, comparing me to Hitler is a bit melodramatic. However I think with all due modesty it can be shown without any room for doubt that I am clearly far less charismatic than Hitler. That I should die for having the beliefs that I do or dare to think a, if you can excuse my French, idee fatale, is suitably Communist and barbaric.
But what about comparing the hypothetical deaths of me and seven of my comrades that will save 50 million presumed innocents from one of the worlds greatest conflicts? That’s such a ludicrous comment I can chuckle at the thought that my death could be that meaningful. However don’t be fooled by ludicrous comments. The rationale is designed to provide just the little extra subconscious motivation for some nobody store clerk to do something that they will regret for the rest of their life.
I am flattered that I am assumed to be so dangerous that ten armed thugs feels sufficiently brave to try to kill an unarmed man.
However since they were unsuccessful last time and rumors are rife they will try again maybe for the next time I can suggest they should try with a mob numbering in the hundreds.
So I was thinking about this curious anti-Nazi morbidity and it reminded me of some strains of anti-Semitism. If you have been online long enough you’ll have seen the kook who blames the Jews for Facebook deleting their account, the Oil Rig oil spill, or Obama, etc. Anti-Semites can find a Jew “behind every woodpile” and anti-Nazis must have their “cornpone Nazi” to crucify on behalf of all the wrongs in the world. As you can probably expect neither type of personality creates a wholesome atmosphere. I hope everyone has a hard limit of about sixty seconds tolerating discussions of the ubiquitous but invisible Jew/Nazis from Planet 9 in control of the Rothschilds and racism and there is absolutely nothing anybody can do about it. It can be quite a buzz kill and as a community we actually have a lot of meaningful discussions that need to take place that has nothing to do with Jews or Nazis. Especially when the “idee fixe” for these topics create structurally identical solutions in the pogrom, an activity that has never solved anything and never will.
For example another “tolerance monger” wrote that really I have two futures ahead of me:
“The best, quickest, and most sure way to do this would be to stomp these assholes in public. Show our fellow workers which side we’re really on. The second best choice of action would be to corner Yeoman and his crew somewhere private, where we wont be interrupted, and make them an offer they can’t refuse…”
Since I have already had one of those happen I can’t pretend to be clueless as to what will happen if I’m not so lucky.
By this train of thought I can only surmise that Anti-Nazism is the new Anti-Semitism.
In light of last weekends events I have come to some remarkable conclusions in the last week including a profound appreciation of the Founding Fathers who enshrined in this land the allowance for people to express their views without fear and the role of impartial defenders of public safety. I certainly don’t want to live in a land ruled where the mere political views of the opposition, preference for economic theories, religion, or institutional racism against my or any people is suitable cause for pogroms.
Before the protest I joked that it was going to be 10 of us versus 10,000 communists and that they don’t stand a chance. It turned out to be 5 of us against 2,000 communists and true to part they turned out to give us better publicity for our cause than they could for their own. I still say they don’t stand a chance: not with a mob of hundreds, or thousands, or millions. We will prevail.
Please excuse my French earlier, it must be the concussion.