Monday, August 13, 2012

Oh, What Horrors the Left Has Caused

And those historic horrors are carefully excused, papered over or ignored altogether by the leftists of today. (Just one example is the forced famine in the Ukraine committed by the Soviets. This photo shows a few of the survivors.)

Here's Walter Williams with a quick history primer. Please have your kids read it carefully...because they're sure not going to learn the truths of history in the government schools, Hollywood films, or PBS documentaries.

In Europe, especially in Germany, hoisting a swastika-emblazoned Nazi flag is a crime. For decades after World War II, people have hunted down and sought punishment for Nazi murderers, who were responsible for the deaths of more than 20 million people.

Here's my question: Why are the horrors of Nazism so well-known and widely condemned, but not those of socialism and communism? What goes untaught — and possibly is covered up — is that socialist and communist ideas have produced the greatest evil in mankind's history.

You say, "Williams, what in the world are you talking about? Socialists, communists and their fellow travelers, such as the Wall Street Occupiers supported by our president, care about the little guy in his struggle for a fair shake! They're trying to promote social justice."

Let's look at some of the history of socialism and communism.

What's not appreciated is that Nazism is a form of socialism. In fact, the term Nazi stands for the National Socialist German Workers' Party. The unspeakable acts of Adolf Hitler's Nazis pale in comparison with the horrors committed by the communists in the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the People's Republic of China...

Please read on by going right here.