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Postby steelerfan513 » Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:08 am

The local council voted late Monday to formally strip the Nazi dictator's name from the roll of honorary citizens even though it felt the honor had lapsed when Hitler, a regular summer guest, killed himself.

That cracked me up. :-b
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Postby RWLongy4 » Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:46 am

I wonder if Time magazine will strip his 1938 Man of the Year title from him.
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Postby m16a » Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:58 am

Wow, I'm so glad Germany was smart enough to do this! By quickly disassociating Hitler from Germany, they should be able to keep the damage he created to a minimum. I'm so glad they acted speedily... :-b

In all seriousness thats just plain stupid.
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Postby terpfan » Wed Apr 04, 2007 11:17 am

beanoX3 wrote:It's a bit too late IMO. Hitler will always be associated with Germany.

I think you might be right about this! :-B
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Postby Karoz » Wed Apr 04, 2007 11:53 am

I don't think that they are attempting to erase the connection between Hitler and Germany from the history books, as this would be impossible.

Instead, it is my belief that they are doing this so that they can officially move on. Yes, it has been 60 years, but by doing this they are officially showing the world that they have no patriotic respect for Hitler, and that they completely disagree with the radical views that he held.

In my opinion, they shouldn't do this. Hitler was a terrible man, but he was a huge part of Germany's history, and he should be recognized for his input in the shaping of Germany. He should also be recognized for increasing Germany's reputation as being a powerful country, a reputation that to a degree still stands today.
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