8 Disturbing Similarities between the Democrat and Nazi Parties

We saw eight similarities already. Here are eight more.


Steve McCann's "Eight Startling and Uncomfortable Ways the Democrat Party Emulates the Nazi Party" was just the tip of the National Socialist iceberg.

The fascist far left has always had to lie to survive. They've always been on the wrong side of history, and the only way they can remain viable is by gaslighting people on a full-time basis. For decades, their biggest lie has been that the supposedly pro-freedom side of the political spectrum, imbued in the precepts of individual liberty and limited government, is somehow connected to totalitarian collectivist regimes that displayed the exact opposite of those values.

Anyone who has debated leftists for the past few decades has been subjected to the same bluff abuse in their trying to maintain that nonsensical lie. But the close similarities between fascism and communism have been obvious for at least 75 years:

"In certain basic respects — a totalitarian state structure, a single party, a leader, a secret police, a hatred of political, cultural and intellectual freedom — fascism and communism are clearly more like each other than they are like anything in between".

—Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., Associate Professor of History at Harvard, New York Times Magazine, Sunday, April 4, 1948

1. Democrats and the Nazis were/are obsessed with gun confiscation.

2. Democrats and Nazis are collectivists.

3. The overarching philosophy of both Democrats and Nazis is centralized control.

4. The centralized collectivist control philosophy of the Democrat and Nazi parties is epitomized in the phrase "the Common Good" (Gemeinnutz vor Eigennutz in the original German).

5. Far-left fascists of the Democrat and Nazi parties see force as means to their political power.

6. Democrats and Nazis are proponents of single-party systems.

7. Democrats and Nazis are fascistic.

8. Democrats are striving for a totalitarian state structure and a single party like the Nazis.

Put all of this together, and you'll come to the inescapable conclusion that all of these parallels make the ironclad case that both parties are all too similar.

With with modern surveillance technology and tyrannical "innovations" like Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs), the Democrats could make the Nazis look like amateurs. This is why they have to be opposed with cultural guerrilla warfare every step of the way.

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"It seems that they want to push people on the Right to become what they keep saying they are"

This is the sentence that caught my attention. As a child of a covert narcissistic parent, I know from personal experience this is exactly what narcissists do. They blame you for what they actually are and for what they are doing. The "powers that be" need all of us to become what they are saying we are- unhinged, delusional anti-vaxxers - or whatever name de jour they've dreamed up. Just like you wrote- keep everyone divided. I've lost so many friends over the past three years to this nightmare but once you see you can't unsee it.

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I have been wondering this for a while. It's like they can't even remember within the last decade when they hated war and hated the security state.

Is this an American phenomenon or is this a human phenomenon? Does this come from our shallow two-party system that encourages loyalty over self-awareness? Did Trump actually break them or were they broken before, but the right electing Trump over utterly corrupt but box-checking Hillary Clinton broke them?

I get why the elites are doing this, but why these people like Matt Yglesias and Barbara Hershey follow along, are they true believers (which is really frightening) or just stooges? Or do we have a population of people so mentally fragile that can't survive unless they are "right"?

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Matthew 23:6-13

"6 You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come. 7 Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places. 8 All these are the beginning of birth pains.

9 “Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me. 10 At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, 11 and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people. 12 Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, 13 but the one who stands firm to the end will be saved."

This is why.

Vaya con Dios.

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Democrats, progressives, and Antifa don't commit "violence" - they merely "express themselves with passion." Whereas, wearing a red hat with the desire to make America great again, is, according to Democrats and their adjuncts in the FBI/DOJ/IC/Media, a dire threat to "our" democracy.

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May 26, 2023·edited May 26, 2023

There are only two possibilities to explain Barbara Hershey's post (in order of decreasing probability):

1. She has the self-awareness of a gnat

2. She is a closet Republican

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Sasha, it is bewildering but I have seen this my entire life. Neither side can possibly understand why and how the other side thinks the way they do or sees the world the way they do. I’ve run into this in all aspects of my life, not just politics. Science, Medicine, Architecture, Engineering, Sports, language, travel, pizza preferences 🍕…it’s always the same.

The actress, Hershey, is just another example.

Here’s a thought:

Democrats, Republicans, Nazis, Fascists, Conservatives, Liberals…can we just put all these political extremists on an island somewhere where they can leave us the F alone and Duke it out?

Then the rest of us can go back to normal life stuff like working, schooling, family, raising kids, playing and traveling?

And the next time someone tells you you no longer have the right to go to work, you don’t have freedom of speech, you have no freedom of assembly, you must take some drug or another…give them a free ticket to the island! 😃

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Hey, a CUNY professor can hold a machete to the neck of a NY Post reporter and nothing happens legally; hell, she is still employed although 'on leave'. Stewart Rhodes just got 18 years in a FEDERAL pen for speaking his mind. Note that there is no parole in a fed pen. Think about that.

John Wilkes Booth was a democrat terrorist, the KKK was the terror arm of the democrat party, the Weather Underground, the Black Panthers, the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA), Occupy Wall Street, Antifa, Burn Loot Murder.... They are all the same people killing and attacking innocent Americans on behalf of the Democrat party.

Bless you Sasha for recognizing it. As a volunteer firefight we hang around the table after an incident and two members(democrats) were completely unaware of any of these events. Sad.

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So true! All of it! I have no idea how their minds get twisted to believe the right is suppressing speech. What are THEIR receipts? I’d really love to understand what evidence they feel they have. I mean are they lying or are they really so warped by an alternate reality?

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Through my rather long life I can attest to this complete reversal of history and perceptions. It’s insulting to constantly hear this mindless narrative that is belied by the facts. Have a pleasant drive, Sasha! Keep your jalopy between the ditches.

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Democrats have become enemies of America, in that they no longer believe in the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the rule of law in general.

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I can’t comprehend WHY the left continues the violent protests with no consequences whatsoever! The liberal elites are so darn insulated from reality that they sincerely believe that Trump supporters are the violent folks. I pray for our Country & silently weep at the destruction of our Republic! BTW Sasha, was Cedar Point open yet? It’s billed as the home of the largest number of roller coasters in the world

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Hershey's reverse thinking reminds me of Orwell: war is peace, hate is love, etc. Perhaps she is just another person who lives day-to-day under the media blackout of leftist violence, bullying and totalitarian abuse of the law.

She probably also thinks that the novel "1984" describes a world ruled by republicans. Leftists like to appropriate dystopian scenes from that novel (along with their favorite, "Handmaiden's Tale"), completely oblivious that they are describing themselves.

Thank you for remembering the San Jose assault on Trump supporters. It was a memorable event in my life, as I was working in San Jose at the time, and spent a lot of time there downtown.

I was not a Trump supporter then. But I was shocked and turned by what happened that day. It was the first time in my life I saw the police orchestrate political violence.

The SJ police set up barricades at the Convention Center exists in a way that delivered the supporters leaving the event right in the hands of a violent mob, who then spit on them, threw rocks and eggs at them, everything you saw in that video.

Then they stood passively by and watched the violence unfold.

At the time a light bulb went off for me: This is the "two-minute hate," and Trump is "Goldstein."

Afterwards, the police chief said he was under orders to stand down, and the Mayor made up some excuse about how he didn't want the police to engage because it would escalate the violence.

To which just about everyone, on whatever political side, couldn't help but ask: then why have police at all?

No matter. Most of the people who perpetrated that catastrophe were re-elected or promoted and today, in addition to "standing down," the FBI follows up and jails Trump supporters for thought crimes, jailing them for years without trial in an effort to extract false confessions.

How is this any different from the East German Stasi at the height of Erik Hoenecker's rule?

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You forgot,

One party controlling law enforcement — The Democrats.

That's a big one.

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Sasha, are you sure Barbara Hershey wasn’t talking about the Democratic Party? I find it difficult to believe that any sentient human being could be so oblivious as to assume that was referring to Republicans.

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Thanks, Sasha, breathtaking cognitive dissonance. In 2021 I started reading a lot of memoirs of Nazi years. It’s true, it didn’t start with the gas chambers; it started in the early 1930s by calling certain groups “diseased” and needing to be separated for everybody’s good… e.g. cutting off access to certain facilities like swimming pools and public schools, and then it turned into camps or ghettos of course.

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Here's where it's going- A view from Daniel 3👇

Then the satraps, the prefects and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates and all the rulers of the provinces were assembled for the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they were standing before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up. Then the herald loudly called out: “To you it is said, O peoples, nations, and men of every tongue, that at the time you hear the sound of the horn, flute, lyre, trigon, psaltery, bagpipe, and all kinds of music, you are to fall down and worship the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king has set up. “But whoever does not fall down and worship shall immediately be cast into the midst of a furnace of blazing fire.”

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When I first read the Hershey tweet, I thought ‘wow, I didn’t know she was conservative, how brave of her.’ NOT.

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Darkness at Noon - Arthur Koestler should also remind one about Stalin's approach and show trials. To me it is not a coincidence that many of us are reworking the the 1930's philosophies.

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No, it didn’t start with gas chambers. Nor did it start with any of the other actions on the list. It started with an IDEA, then steps were taken to implement the idea.

So what was the idea?

That society is composed of oppressors and the oppressed.

That the oppressors have been plotting against the oppressed for centuries.

That the oppressed are the true builders of everything good in society.

That the oppressors are dangerous, and the oppressed should be in fear for their lives.

That retribution should be claimed against the oppressors, so that the oppressed finally get what is rightfully theirs.

1619 Project? Reparations?

21st century Nazis are clearly following the playbook of their ideological ancestors.

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The Second Amendment; if it stops just one genocide, it’s worth it.

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What do True Believers do to Un-Believers? Harm. All moralistic/demonizing ideologies are the same: only the labels change. Just about everything the Left does these days is pretexting for "de-righting". They are setting up to be able to say "We were right to do that".

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Barbara Hershey believes Republicans control the media? Huh?

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Fellow cake eaters and brain grenade users: Have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend!

Moving my daughters family to Tejas starting at 0'dark thirty Sunday morning. Very sad as wifey and I have a very good connection with our 2 yr old grandson, but they understand our Minny has gone communist and they can save 20% by starting their lives in an American friendly state/republic.

NotFromTexas - Please offer any advice.

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This Quillette article below by a black man says lack of fathers in black families is a taboo subject among black activists who blame black social dysfunction on white supremacy. This idea is constantly promoted by our Woke, white leftist ruling class and is now deeply embedded in our society. Fighting this is a central issue of Vivek Ramaswamy’s presidential campaign. Another reason why the Woke will intensely hate him. No one is better suited to fight these demons though than Vivek. Perhaps we’ve got some divine intervention going on here.

“Astonishingly, the subject of father-absence remains taboo among many black activists, even though the rate of father-absence among blacks is horrifying. For these activists, any attempt to discuss black cultural failures is a kind of victim-blaming and a distraction from what really ails the black community—the persistence of white supremacy.”

“AWOL Black Fathers.”

Quillette. Mar 21, 2022


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Barbara Hershey is following the Democratic line and talking about Nazis when the real enemies were Soviet Communists, who killed more Jews than Hitler ever thought about. The Democratic Party is now the Communist Party USA. Communists started taking it over during FDR's administration and became dominant in the 1960s. It's now run by veterans of the SDS and Black Power movement.

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I'm sorry that you had to spend the night in a motel - a lot of amenities are lost when that 'h' becomes an 'm.'

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Scrolling Twitter is a very bad way to start the day. Stop doing that.

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All this shows is that both you and Barbara are equally living in your respective silos, cut off from actual reality.

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Seeing Hershey's words I thought she must be a Trumpster. As you say, the left is guilty of all the totalitarian oppression we're enduring. We're living in an age of perfect projection where the criminals are accusing the innocent of their crimes. This is like the world of matter and anti-matter that physicysts say is real. And if they come together, there's annihilation.

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I’m sorry, who is Barbara Hershey and how could that tweet possibly not be about the progressives?

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Here’s an excerpt below from an excellent book by a physicist named Michael Guillen PhD “Believing Is Seeing: A Physicist Explains How Science Shattered His Atheism and Revealed the Necessity of Faith.” He was able to show how quantum physics supports faith and religion, any religion and even an impersonal God. He also has YouTube videos.

“Christianity: God created time, so he exists outside of it. God, therefore, is not constrained by time. He is a timeless entity.”

When I first read the biblical story about the burning bush, I found it odd that God says to Moses, “I Am Who I Am. Say this to the people of Israel: I Am has sent me to you.” But following my analysis of light from a scientific and biblical perspective, I realized it’s exactly what a timeless being would say about himself. He would say: “I don’t have a past, present or future. I just am. I am who I am.”

Michael Guillen

“Infinite and finite, complex and simple, He is nature above nature, being above being. Maker of all, he is made in all, Unmoving, he enters the world, Timeless in time, unlimited in limited space, And he who is no thing becomes all things.” Eriugena, medieval theologian.

“It is because it can be loved by us, it is because it is beautiful, that the universe is a country. It is our only country here below. Let us love the country of here below. It is real; it offers resistance to love. It is this country that God has given us to love. He has willed that it should be difficult yet possible to love it.” Simone Weil. French mystic. 1909 - 1943

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Here’s a short video worth watching about evil. Why is evil so fascinating? Because it appeals to the dark side of human nature. We need to update Christianity to make it more fascinating and appealing than the dark side. We could do this by merging it with science to make it very strong and beautiful.

“Logic is not all. One needs heart to follow an idea. If people are going back to religion what are they going back to? Is the modern church a place to give comfort to a man who disbelieves in God? How can we draw inspiration to support these two pillars, science and religion, of Western Civilization so that they may stand together in full vigor, mutually unafraid. Is this not the central problem of our time? Richard Feynman. Physicist

“How do we now in the contemporary world deal with this?” A very good question posed at the end of this very strange but fascinating video about Eve from the Garden of Eden with the Serpent draped around her body, intensely hissing hate at us. Von Stuck (1863-1928) was Hitler’s favorite artist. No denying our fallen world is a deadly place but then we do have a lot of beautiful things here so it’s not all bad.

The Sin by Franz von Stuck. (3 min)

Khan Academy. Smart History. Nov. 2012


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As little as I think of Democrats, I can't claim that they're executing people by the Guillotine. I'm sure the NAZIs didn't kill more than a fraction of one percent of their victims by the chopper either. Anyhow, France still executes criminals by the Guillotine. The true evil is when a society refuses to execute any criminal.

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“Time is at all times on the verge of vanishing and all things show the frailty of being that keeps them ever poised on the brink of collapse. Time and being display a constant pull to nullification from beneath their very ground. That is impermanence.”

“Nothingness as the nullification of all things signifies the freedom and effortless flight of a bird gliding across the sky without a moments hitch, unburdened. Like the bird that leaves no tracks along the path of its flight, impermanence here means the non-hindrance of being free of the encumbrances of one’s past and of restrictions stemming from former lives.”

Religion and Nothingness

By Keiji Nishitani


“Freedom and God are objects of faith, not of knowledge; in other words, freedom and God are infinite abysses whose bottoms cannot be sounded by knowledge.” Simone Weil. 1909-1943

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Usually this thread is convivial and respectful but today it seems to have been disrupted by petty disputes and loathsome bickering. Is it just me?

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Some excerpts below from a Quillette review of a book about the irrational side of human nature. The last one says: “One comes away with the sense that civilization operates on narrow margins and is always on the verge of collapsing into irrationality.” That sure is the truth.

“Mackay makes the case, often in gory detail, that episodes of collective mania seem to be an inevitable consequence of human nature. Humans in every time and place have cast aside their better judgment and allowed themselves to be caught up in all manner of irrational hoopla.“

“His chapters on the Swabian Peasants’ War and Anabaptist uprisings are terrifying depictions of the end-times frenzy that wreaked havoc on northern Europe throughout the 16th and 17th centuries. The distance between these events in the German-speaking world and, say, the Reign of Terror in France or the Chinese Cultural Revolution is not that great. And the speed with which apparently reasonable people moved from the embrace of a new theological idea to a willingness to torture those whose own theological ideas diverged even slightly is startling.“

“There is plenty to recommend about The Delusions of Crowds. It is laden with great anecdotes and the writing is always engaging. One comes away with the sense that civilization operates on narrow margins and is always on the verge of collapsing into irrationality.”

“The Delusion of Crowds-A Review.”

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DeSantis is owned. Get over him. NO FRIEND OF THE BUSH FAMILY IS A FRIEND OF AMERICA!!!! #TRUMP2024

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I read what you write with interest, although I sometimes disagree, I find it very interesting. I have a question regarding this particular post. I follow international politics and, of course, that of the United States as well. I have always wondered why Democrats are called left-wing. For those of us who live in other parts of the world, it has always been clear that in the United States, there are two distinct sectors, Republicans and Democrats, but both are clearly right-wing parties. Studying the cultural and political history of the United States, I believe they have never had a left-wing government in their country. It's a reflection. I'll keep reading your posts, and thank you for providing this space.

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May 26, 2023·edited May 26, 2023

I think this is what is happening…propaganda and ‘Nudging’. The first is to demonize and indoctrinate the population… into 'us and them’, oppressors and victims. ‘Wicked white people’ and ‘Criminal black people’, ‘gay vs. straight’, ‘left vs. right’, etc. The second is ‘nudging’ by the IC to push people to REACT to real things or perceived things happening around us; such as ‘unequal scales of justice’ or ‘attacks/extermination of certain groups’, ‘invasion on the border’, etc. If they can get the targeted people to react, then they can call them 'domestic extremists’. They already defined the groups they would be going after in the pure propaganda report Obama Administration’s 2009 DHS Right Wing Extremism… which tarred veteran, pro-life, anti-tax, 2nd Amendment proponents with groups like the KKK. Here’s one the articles from The Federalist… are dealing with reality or is it propaganda? https://thefederalist.com/2023/05/26/corporate-america-has-launched-a-religious-war-its-time-to-choose-your-side/

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Praying for safe travel!

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When I went to @barbarahershey8 the account was suspended.

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Brilliant quote.

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Have fun in Sandusky!

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I have noticed that Christians seem to have a better moral compass than most woke liberals, or Nazis. There are plenty of Christians in USA, and are they mostly Republicans ? or am I wrong ? Were there many Christian Nazis ? Were there many Nazi Christians ? Does this mean that Democrats are most at risk for fascist ideology ?

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You think this is a Doctoral dissertation?

It's not even a writing assignment for PoliSci 110.

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That’s horrifying!

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They just can’t make the connection.

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