Jews, Serbs protest Croatian rocker's North America tour -

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A Croatian rock star set to launch a North America tour with two concerts in New York City is drawing protests from groups who say his shows glorify the puppet government in Croatia that collaborated with the ...
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As a Croatian-American, I am appalled at how narrow-minded people can be. Thompson music has nothing to do with nazis!!! As a matter of fact, we couldn't care less about the Nazi - it was a mistake that happened over 60 years ago. It was terrible and awful but for heaven’s sake - give it up already. Yes, the songs are patriotic but you something for many, many years - Croatian couldn't even mention the we are Croatian – but nobody talks about that. The Serb launch a powerful smear campaign against Croatia and all things Croatians since the end of WWII. So I understand it is easy to but into the Serb propaganda but really people wake up and see the truth. And FYI – while the Serbs are black-listing us for being a nazi-state, guess what city was the first to get rid of all the Jews during WWII – it was Belgrade – that right the Serb capital – Funny how they forgot to talk about that little tidbit of information! Za Dom Spremi – For Homeland We Are Ready – to Protect – to Defend. I believe every country is willing to do just that for their homeland – why is so wrong that Thompson sings about it.
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I agree with you, Mary! By the way, where were these people 2 years ago, when Thompson sang at the Center...February, 2006? See you on Friday!
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Mary wrote:
As a Croatian-American, I am appalled at how narrow-minded people can be. Thompson music has nothing to do with nazis!!! As a matter of fact, we couldn't care less about the Nazi - it was a mistake that happened over 60 years ago. It was terrible and awful but for heaven’s sake - give it up already. Yes, the songs are patriotic but you something for many, many years - Croatian couldn't even mention the we are Croatian – but nobody talks about that. The Serb launch a powerful smear campaign against Croatia and all things Croatians since the end of WWII. So I understand it is easy to but into the Serb propaganda but really people wake up and see the truth. And FYI – while the Serbs are black-listing us for being a nazi-state, guess what city was the first to get rid of all the Jews during WWII – it was Belgrade – that right the Serb capital – Funny how they forgot to talk about that little tidbit of information! Za Dom Spremi – For Homeland We Are Ready – to Protect – to Defend. I believe every country is willing to do just that for their homeland – why is so wrong that Thompson sings about it.
dear mary,
i agree with you
i myself am tired of the swastica symbol
on my hrvatski narod.

i cant say that i love marko perkovic music
but i have no problems with him performing at all
its a free world.

as far as i am concerned it was the like's of arkan,sesilj,i othe serb propagandist's

who reserected the ustase from there grave

feeding the krajina serbs there boogie man stories
about fredie krueger,micheal myers,and jayson vorhees.

to all serbs
sleep tight dont let the bed bugs bite

its just a concert bre.

burek

bok
on my croation herretage.
samantha

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Personally, I am a very proud Croatian living in New York city and I am extremely outraged at your article. How can you group together an entire nationality and portray them as anti-Semetics? I personally am in shock at how low a group of people can be, so low to point fingers at the Croatian community for a popular singer's choice of lyircs. Speaking of choice of lyrics, there is not one song that he sings tha necessarily mentions ANYTHING about Jews or being Nazi. Just because his fans show up with their Ustasa attire does NOT mean the entire country is anti semetic or pro- Nazi.
This article was absolutely pathetic, and I believe the Croatian community deserves an appology for an exaggeration of opinion.
So what happened to freedom of speech? What is the purpose of the 1st amendment? Why do we bother having an ACLU? This country has gone haywire with accusing everyone they could for anything they can pick at. At this point, I cannot help but laugh at what their doing. This is the embarassment an amazing singer has to go through, merely because he sings about how proud he is of his countrys struggle for freedom. Croatians have a reason to be proud. We will never gain recognition in this pathetic place for the crucial war we fought, for all the lives lost, and for all the beautiful cities destroyed. The destruction of a country is completely ignored by the Jewish community, but once they find that a singer is singing of how proud he is of his people picking themselves back up and forming the most beautiful place on earth, the pounce on the very idea.
So just like the Jews suffered so many losses due to the Nazis, Croatians suffered many loses due to the Cetniks.

In conclusion, I advise that you get your facts straight before insulting an entire nationality and community of Croatians.
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Have you people seen this guy's music videos? Of course he's a Nazi, and so is this "NDH41" who posted the music video on YouTube.



Koolman, if you're really "tired of the swastica symbol on my hrvatski narod", then you need to be the first one to condemn the Nazis, like this band Thompson and his fans, who exist among the Croatian people.

Thompson is a disgrace to the Croatian nation. If the Croatian people don't want to be seen as a bunch of Nazis then they need to be the ones leading the protest against this sort of crap. The Jews and the Serbs shouldn't have to step in and do that for you. You should be policing your own.

It's a shame that Croatian-owned venues in North America would agree to host this sort of a band.
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GAY..........
Moi le roi

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Just saw the video on youtube. Interesting compilation, because the song is not sung by Thompson, but of a singer who died in a car accident years ago. Pictures from Thompson's concert and the song in the background not sung by him. All those accusations are ridiculous. The only contribution of such a media coverage is that a couple of wannabe Nazis have a great platform at Thompson's concerts, because they can be sure of the media coverage.
I love it

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STRAIGHT........
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Alex wrote:
Have you people seen this guy's music videos? Of course he's a Nazi, and so is this "NDH41" who posted the music video on YouTube.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =Zr8oXi1T-fUXX
Koolman, if you're really "tired of the swastica symbol on my hrvatski narod", then you need to be the first one to condemn the Nazis, like this band Thompson and his fans, who exist among the Croatian people.
Thompson is a disgrace to the Croatian nation. If the Croatian people don't want to be seen as a bunch of Nazis then they need to be the ones leading the protest against this sort of crap. The Jews and the Serbs shouldn't have to step in and do that for you. You should be policing your own.
It's a shame that Croatian-owned venues in North America would agree to host this sort of a band.
dear alex,
thank you on your responce to me.
i do condemn nazi germany,i dont like those krouts.
however arnt germany,and croatia two seperate
country's
last time i checked we played them in the 98
world cup qurter finals ,and won 3-0
phuk the germans

i am croation
and nobody,and i mean nobody will tell
me otherwise.

i think it would be realy nice ,with the holliday season coming up
that we light a candle for the late great
dr franjo tudjman who freed us all from the
communist,fascist,marxist clutches of the former
jugoslavia.

tito,hitler,stallin,and mousolini
are the same phukin crap

dr franjo tudjman was a true partizan freedom fighter.

rest in peace dr franjo tudjman

bok.
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Chris wrote:
RE Koolman, well said, I don't like the Krauts either, but I certainly respect Croatian people, they are "racially aware" and are doing their part in preserving the white race.
LONG LIVE THE WHITE RACE.
croatia is playing england real soon..........are you
a little scared after our 2-o domination in zagreb

hahahahah........its all about fun chris.

good luck to you.
bok.
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I love it wrote:
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Why do you use so many different names? I can see a couple, but not that many! Another thing: You're father is not a Croat nor your mother an Italian! They(and maybe yourself) are just Vlasi from Croatia- they were Vlasi who converted to the orthodox "religion" some time ago, but are not "true" Serbs! The true Serbs are not bad people but that Vlah shit from Croatia is!
You are just some young(er) idiot, who can't be accepted on other forum except this one! But, true, this forum has gone to the dogs!
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...and another thing- YOU ARE NOT A WOMAN ANYWAY!
BELGRADE BOYS RED STAR

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Chris wrote:
RE Koolman, well said, I don't like the Krauts either, but I certainly respect Croatian people, they are "racially aware" and are doing their part in preserving the white race.
LONG LIVE THE WHITE RACE.
HOMMIE , THEY ARE NOT WHITE , AND THEY ARE NOT SLAVIC!
CHECK IT OUT CROATS ARE GYPSIES! THEY MAKE THEIR (FAKE) "HISTORY" UP! AND WHITE CROATIAN PEOPLE ARE SERBS AND ITALIANS.
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Maybe if that moron Milinkovic would bother translating the lyrics to all his songs, he might see that Thompson's music has nothing to do with glorifying Ustasha or the Nazis.
Thompson's one song and accompanying video (note singular tense, NOT plural) that includes the "Za dom spremni" slogan was made when Thompson's hometown was liberated from Serbian oppressors during the war in the early 1990's. The author takes a cheap shot by pulling it out of context and associating it solely with the Ustasha. One question for you Verena - are you Serbian? If you are, nothing I say will make a dent anyway. But, if you're not, maybe you should take a look at what happened to Croatia in the early nineties before passing judgment on a single music video. You can start by googling "ovcara"
BELGRADE BOYS RED STAR

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RE Koolman, well said, I don't like the Krauts either, but I certainly respect Croatian people, they are "racially aware" and are doing their part in preserving the white race.
LONG LIVE THE WHITE RACE.
CHECK IT
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<quoted text>Why do you use so many different names? I can see a couple, but not that many! Another thing: You're father is not a Croat nor your mother an Italian! They(and maybe yourself) are just Vlasi from Croatia- they were Vlasi who converted to the orthodox "religion" some time ago, but are not "true" Serbs! The true Serbs are not bad people but that Vlah shit from Croatia is!
You are just some young(er) idiot, who can't be accepted on other forum except this one! But, true, this forum has gone to the dogs!
Hey, Tom from Port Credit, your a complete idiot!! Shut the fuck up for once!! Croatia was the nation that attempted to exterminate 1/3 of the Serbs, expel 1/3, and convert 1/3 to catholicism that resided on their soil. Ever seen the cross with the grenade, gun, and knife underneath it? FYI, that symbolizes the manner in which Croatia wants to preserve its catholic state. Oh yeah, I guess Nikola Tesla is also Vlah shit, right? Furthermore, Marko Perkovic is a nazi and no one can deny that. Also, without that fucking security firm from Virginia supporting Croatia along with Clinton, Krajina would have still been in Serb possession. Only cowards can't fight the good fight.
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BELGRADE BOYS RED STAR wrote:
<quoted text>http://www.youtube.com /watch?v=lGx4sa7x7ekXX CHECK IT
anex my kurac ti turak!
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stubiste (3 days ago) ovo je spominjano jako davo da smo iz persije ali je zataskavano od stanih ucenjaka pogotovo engleza , i dan danas cim netko kaze da Hrvati dolaze s podrucja perzije iran itd.. odmah cete vidjeti da 1 englesko/americki ucenjaci ustanu na noge i idu sve zataskavati , usputno ljudi HRVATI su JEDNINI NAROD NA KUGLI ZEMALJSKOJ KOJI NEZNAJU TOCNO ODKUKA SMO (nije li vam to malo sumljivo)? inace malo je smjesno da se vise zna otkuda su abori&#273;ini itd.. a ne hrvati koji imaju svoju zemlju
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Studies show that there had been various stages in which the Croats had been pressured for accepting the language of the Slavs and annexation to former Yugoslavia. The idea was realized by the Serb nationalist Karadzic whose slogan was "Serbs everywhere". He invited all bigot Slavist Serbs to the Vienna Congress in the middle of the 19th century for a political and lingual consensus and for adopting policies for the future of former Yugoslavia. In the aftermath of the agreements reached in the gathering and from 1890 the pro-Karadzic Slavists launched their activities for the elimination of all signs of cultural and lingual differences between the Serbs and the Croats. To this end, they changed the past history of the Croats and eliminated all the terms with Indo-Iranian roots that did not exist in the Serbian language. Such a trend continued until 1918 when Yugoslavia was formed.

The process for the change of the spoken language of the Croats of ancient Iran to the language of Slavs was started in the 7th century continued up to the 20th century and was forcefully followed by former Yugoslavia.
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SERBIA wrote:
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Hey, Tom from Port Credit, your a complete idiot!! Shut the fuck up for once!! Croatia was the nation that attempted to exterminate 1/3 of the Serbs, expel 1/3, and convert 1/3 to catholicism that resided on their soil. Ever seen the cross with the grenade, gun, and knife underneath it? FYI, that symbolizes the manner in which Croatia wants to preserve its catholic state. Oh yeah, I guess Nikola Tesla is also Vlah shit, right? Furthermore, Marko Perkovic is a nazi and no one can deny that. Also, without that fucking security firm from Virginia supporting Croatia along with Clinton, Krajina would have still been in Serb possession. Only cowards can't fight the good fight.
That's why NATO attacked serbia,because you are "better" than Croats-lol.

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