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Nazi Book Reveals British Invasion Plans

Telegraph | Richard Savill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It reveals that postcards identifying unmistakable landmarks including Brighton Pier, and Lands End, were given to Nazi troops to identify their targe...

Judge Compares Drug Dealer's Love For Family To Hitler's Love For His Dog

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — An appeals court has admonished a federal judge in Wisconsin for claiming a convicted drug dealer's love for his family is akin to Ado...

Why Iran Hawks Are Obsessed with Hitler

Shaun Jacob Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shaun Jacob Halper

Why is the American debate over the Iranian nuclear threat so obsessed with Nazi History? And why is the analogy largely dismissed in Germany?

Three Women: Profiles in Courage

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

In 1964, when Jan & Dean scored a huge hit with their song, "The Little Old Lady From Pasadena," listeners quickly fell in love with the refrain "Go g...

Glenn Beck, Gai Avek

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

In the United States, Yiddish -- that once vulnerable foreign language -- has become a venerable part of our daily idiom with a continual boost from Beck's much-despised mass media.

Time to Revive Thomas Mann

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Richard C. Morais

I had to grow up before I could read Thomas Mann. Several times in the course of my life I picked up The Magic Mountain, only to find out I did not have the stamina to complete the book.

PHOTOS: Rare And Never-Seen Photos Of Hitler

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Adolf Hitler is one of history's most documented figures, yet new information keeps emerging that casts the Nazi leader in a somewhat different light....

DNA Study Suggests Hitler 'Had Jewish And African Roots'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The story of Adolf Hitler could be the most twisted in all of history. Add one more twist. Responsible for the slaughter of millions of Jews and a ...

Amanda Terkel

NY Tea Party Favorite Compared Jewish Dem To 'Hitler' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Albany Times Union has resurfaced October 2009 comments made by New York gubernatorial hopeful Republican Carl Paladino, in which he endorsed comm...

Steven Schwarzman: Obama Administration's Tax Proposals Are Like 'When Hitler Invaded Poland'

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Steven Schwarzman, the billionaire founder of private equity giant, the Blackstone Group, has long bemoaned bank bashing. But, on the subject of taxes...

Mongolian Neo-Nazis On The Rise

The Guardian | Tania Branigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Their right hands rise to black-clad chests and flash out in salute to their nation: "Sieg heil!" They praise Hitler's devotion to ethnic purity. But ...

Top 5 Funniest Videos of the Week (via Gotcha Media)

Matt Wilstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

In the week following the convention, two videos chronicling alternatives to Comic-Con arose, both outdoing the main event.

Holocaust Lessons From Oliver Stone

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

Which is the "real" Oliver Stone? Is he the conspiracy theorist who resents the mythic power of Jews or the contrite artist seeking to bring deeper understanding to one of the darkest moments in human history?

Tancredo: Obama Is A Bigger Threat To The U.S. Than Al Qaeda Or The Soviets

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It takes a truly outlandish statement to take the prize for hyperbole at an event featuring South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint. Former Colorado Congre...

Intelligent Design Creationists Abuse Science and Victims of the Holocaust

Eric Michael Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eric Michael Johnson

Creationists are fond of laying the blame for Nazi eugenics on Charles Darwin. However, these claims are as baseless as was the so-called "science" that the Nazis employed.

An Open Letter to Bernard-Henri Levy, on His Defense of Roman Polanski and Pope Benedict XVI

Ariel Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ariel Gonzalez

I've been reading your intemperate, self-righteous posts on the Polanski affair, in which you defend the child rapist against his detractors, among whom I count myself.

'Topography Of Terror': A New View Onto The Third Reich 'Center Of Evil'

AP | VERENA SCHMITT-ROSCHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — A knee-high wall, a rusty gate, the brick foundations of razed buildings – such are crumbling remnants of the Nazi empire in the ...

The Dark Side of Darwinism

David Klinghoffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Klinghoffer

Darwinism was itself a major agent of dispelling sympathetic sentiments. Evolutionary thinking inspired modern scientific racism. For Darwin, evolution explained the phenomenon -- so he saw it -- of racial inferiority.

Is Iceland a Totalitarian State?

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

I have always imagined that a totalitarian state would resemble Stalin's Soviet Union, but it has dawned on me lately that the most effective totalitarian regime would be one that no one (on the inside anyway) would recognize as such.

New Song: The Tea Party's Over

Abe Gurko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Abe Gurko

I have heard just about enough from the Tea Party, the Tea Baggers, the maroons, whatever you want to call them. What country do we live in and worse, what year is this?

Hitler's Jail Time: New Documents Surface

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — Adolf Hitler enjoyed special treatment while jailed in 1924, being allowed hundreds of visitors – sometimes unsupervised – ...

420 Truths About Working on a Pot Farm

Harmon Leon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harmon Leon

The fantasy isn't always the same as the reality. Since it's 4/20, here are a few facts and fictions about working on a pot farm.

The Brief, Glorious Life Of Bauhaus (New York Review)

The New York Review of Books | Martin Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Few developments central to the history of art have been so misrepresented or misunderstood as the brief, brave, glorious, doomed life of the Bauhaus-...

Hitler Hates Vuvuzelas In A Major Way (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

He's baaaaacckk, and he joins everyone but South African fans in his complete loathing of the detested vuvuzela trumpet. Threatening to ruin Worl...

Why Terrible Sporting Errors Are So Compelling

Alan Elsner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alan Elsner

Why do we remember such disasters decades later? Is it schadenfreude, our fascination and guilty pleasure at the pain of others?