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Joseph Goebbels

Human Smoke and Nazis: The Good, the Bad and the Annoying

Tom Alderman | Posted 04.20.2014 | Books
Tom Alderman

Human Smoke is chock-full of small, often powerful but unrelated scenes. What you get is a Jackson Pollack painting in audio: a lot of vivid colors and absolutely no shape to any of it. It's a helter-skelter of disjointed events and it's up to us to connect the dots.

Is the Turkish-Israeli Rapprochement for Real?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.15.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

The two states' shared economic and security interests have created an unusual dynamic that permits both to extend an open hand, as well as a clenched fist.

The Bell of Liberty and the Price of Freedom (Part 3 of 3)

Steve Robertson | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics
Steve Robertson

If we give up our rights to peaceably gather, protest and to question the motives of our elected officials under the cowardly fear of being labeled unpatriotic, then clearly, in the words of Benjamin Franklin, we deserve neither liberty nor safety.

The Bell of Liberty and the Price of Freedom (Part 2 of 3)

Steve Robertson | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics
Steve Robertson

History still stares us in the face, waiting for us to recognize the lessons it, and the repetition of our mistakes, are attempting to teach us. Will we choose another way?

Relatives Of Nazi Propaganda Minister Are Billionaires

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

Four step-grandchildren of Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels are worth $1.2 billion each, according to an investigation by Bloomberg. That's la...

Defending Fact-based Reality Against Propaganda

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.07.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

While visiting family in the Midwest recently, I was startled when two different relatives asked me, "Have you seen that film 2016?" Both were eager t...

The Rejection of Nazi Analogies Must Be Bipartisan

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Politicians and pundits of all persuasions should get it into their heads that making analogies to the Holocaust or Nazi Germany in the context of 21st century U.S. politics is not just unseemly but borders on, if not crosses over into, the obscene.

Dem Compares GOP Tactics To Nazi Propaganda

AP | Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The chairman of the California Democratic Party has compared Republican tactics during the presidential campaign to the "big lie" s...

Allen West Makes Compares Democrats To Nazi Propagandist

AP | MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida Republican congressman who likened Democrats' opinion shaping to the efforts of Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebb...

Congressman: Hitler Associate Would Be 'Very Proud' Of Dems

Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) on Thursday invoked a prominent figure from Nazi Germany while answering a question about America's dissatisfaction with Cong...

Iran, British Riots and the Hapless Media

Dovid Efune | Posted 10.11.2011 | Media
Dovid Efune

The headline 'Iran Calls on Britain to Avoid Violence against Protesters,' is as outrageous as the fact that it was carried in all seriousness by mainstream outlets.

Former Goebbels Property For Sale In Berlin

AP | By DAVID RISING | Posted 04.17.2012 | Weird News

BERLIN -- A posh island property on a Berlin lake where Adolf Hitler's propaganda minister, Joseph Goebbels, lived for almost a decade and held lavish...

Refresher Course on That Nazi Thing

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Stanton Peele

"Congressman Cohen -- can I call you Steve? -- what brings you all the way here from the hills of Tennessee?" "Well, it seems some people think I forgot the basics of the Congressional training course you taught."

Goebbels, The Nazi Lothario: His Sexual Conquests Detailed In New Book

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

But a book reveals that Nazi Germany's propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels was an unlikely lothario, nicknamed 'the ram' by the many actresses and societ...

Friday Talking Points [128] -- Merry Bartonmas!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Christmas has come in June for the Democratic Party. Republican Joe Barton just delivered a huge, nicely wrapped present to Democrats. The only ques...

An Appeal to Republicans and Democrats: Stop Nazi Analogies, Now

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

As we approach the 2010 midterm elections, the leaders of the Republican and Democratic Parties must join together and declare once and for all that Nazi analogies have no place in our political rhetoric.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Holocaust, the Movie: Moeller and Jacoby on Harlan - In the Shadow of Jew Suss

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's typical in these circumstances to say, "I don't know what came over me." But I do know what came over me: I was going to interview Felix Moeller ...

Remembering Kristallnacht in Berlin: The Story of Hans Riess

Stefan Sirucek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stefan Sirucek

The reason November 9 -- the day the Berlin Wall fell -- is not a national holiday in Germany, is that it also marks a much darker anniversary: Kristallnacht, the so-called "Night of Broken Glass."

Glenn Beck Spins the Holocaust Museum Shooting

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Somewhere behind Beck's talking points there is real thinking going on. No one should dismiss Beck as a hack or "entertainer." He is a propagandist.

Your 12 Biggest Questions About Hollywood, Answered

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Kelly

Director Bryan Singer worked really hard to get all the Nazi paraphernalia just right in Valkyrie, so why does he let Tom Cruise call Joseph Goebbels "George Gobel?"

Rush Limbaugh: An "Intellectual-Force Multiplier"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Progressive social change in this country is never going happen as long as the Rush Limbaugh crowd is allowed to dominate our public airwaves.