W.Va. candidate Raese's Hitler remark condemned

Apr 19, 2012 Full story: Weirton Daily Times 10

An international Jewish human rights group on Thursday condemned a remark by West Virginia U.S. Senate candidate John Raese equating anti-smoking laws with the yellow star that Jews were forced to wear during the Holocaust.

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PabstBlackRibbon

Morgantown, WV

#1 Apr 20, 2012
Boo. Hoo.
The Canadian Sympathizer

Victoria, Canada

#2 Apr 20, 2012
Instead of making comparison with the Jews, he should have just talked about Hitler's attitude toward smoking. Hitler was one of the first anti-smoking fanatics in modern history, and today's society has taken up his cause with great enthusiasm.
Hugh Jass

Nashville, TN

#3 Apr 20, 2012
"'...in Monongalia County now, I have to put a huge sticker on my buildings to say this is a smoke-free environment," Raese said. "This is brought to you by the government of Monongalia County. OK?'"
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I GOOGLED AROUND A WHILE WITHOUT FINDING ANYTHING SPECIFYING THE SIZE OF THE SIGNS. ANYONE FIND INFO ON THAT?
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"Remember Hitler used to put Star of David on everybody's lapel, remember that?" Raese said. "Same thing."
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AH, YES. A SIGN SAYING NOT TO ENGAGE IN THE #1 PREVENTABLE CAUSE OF DEATH WHILE ON THE PREMISES IS EXACTLY THE SAME AS A BADGE IDENTIFYING YOU AS ONE OF A "RACE" THAT IS SLATED FOR GENOCIDE. SURE IT IS.
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Nazi authorities began forcing Jews to wear yellow Star of David badges beginning in 1939 in Poland, a practice that soon spread and became a key part of the Holocaust.

The badges were a means of segregating and identifying Jews. Jews who did not wear the badges could be fined, imprisoned or shot, according to The International School for Holocaust Studies.
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OH, NOW I SEE THE CONNECTION. OWNERS WHO DON'T POST NO-SMOKING SIGNS ARE BEING SHOT. WAIT, THAT'S NOT RIGHT.(The Topix link no longer works. Check the story by the link below.)
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http://www.dailymail.com/News/election12/2012...
Truth Incorporated

Winnipeg, Canada

#4 Apr 21, 2012
Make smokers wear brown stars with a hole in it to signify brown fingers, and teeth, and the eventual hole in their throat.
Bringmedinner

San Jose, CA

#5 Apr 21, 2012
What these commonly atheist Jews don't understand is the real idea behind the issue... targeting specific groups of people for distinct discrimination, through a great number of focused, diminishing administrative regulations and taxations. The Socialist policies of Obama and Communist Democrats are little different from the policies of any Socialist dominated country.
Hugh Jass

Nashville, TN

#6 Apr 21, 2012
Bringmedinner wrote:
What these commonly atheist Jews don't understand is the real idea behind the issue... targeting specific groups of people
Sorry. The hook reached onstage and yanked you away before you got any further.
Smoking is the issue. Smoking is a behavior. Smokers begin, smokers quit, smoking continues. Smoking is a specific behavior. Smokers do NOT comprise a "specific group". Jews are Jews. Non-Jews are not.

Of course, addiction may cloud your ability to perceive that distinction.
Bringmedinner

San Jose, CA

#7 Apr 21, 2012
Hugh Jass wrote:
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Sorry. The hook reached onstage and yanked you away before you got any further.
Smoking is the issue. Smoking is a behavior. Smokers begin, smokers quit, smoking continues. Smoking is a specific behavior. Smokers do NOT comprise a "specific group". Jews are Jews. Non-Jews are not.
Of course, addiction may cloud your ability to perceive that distinction.
Controlling other people without justification is the issue. Controlling targeted people is the issue. Nazis claimed they targeted Jews for behavior, comparing them to diseased rats, etc. Those wanting to target others for control will eventually eat their words, when some "behavior" of their own is targeted.
Bringmedinner

San Jose, CA

#8 Apr 21, 2012
The whole smoking issue is indicative of the suicidal natures of control freaks... their policies always backfire. Since the Feds and the States have increasingly targeted tobacco industries and use for additional taxation, their actual revenues have receded. People tried to tell them it would happen, but no one can convince control freaks of anything.
Truth Incorporated

Winnipeg, Canada

#9 Apr 21, 2012
Bringmedinner wrote:
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Controlling other people without justification is the issue. Controlling targeted people is the issue. Nazis claimed they targeted Jews for behavior, comparing them to diseased rats, etc. Those wanting to target others for control will eventually eat their words, when some "behavior" of their own is targeted.
Braindead.
Truth Incorporated

Winnipeg, Canada

#10 Apr 21, 2012
Bringmedinner wrote:
The whole smoking issue is indicative of the suicidal natures of control freaks... their policies always backfire. Since the Feds and the States have increasingly targeted tobacco industries and use for additional taxation, their actual revenues have receded. People tried to tell them it would happen, but no one can convince control freaks of anything.
Thanks Professor DUH. Have your guard bringingzy you zee puzzle.

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