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In the years 1913 and 1914 I expressed my opinion for the first time in various circles, some of which are now members of the National Socialist Movement, that the problem of how the future of the German nation can be secured is the problem of how Marxism can be exterminated.
In 1919 Anton Drexler, Gottfried Feder and Dietrich Eckart formed the German Workers's Party (GPW) in Munich. The German Army was worried that it was a left-wing revolutionary group and sent Adolf Hitler, one of its education officers, to spy on the organization. Hitler discovered that the party's political ideas were similar to his own. He approved of Drexler's German nationalism and anti-Semitism but was unimpressed with the way the party was organized. Although there as a spy, Hitler could not restrain himself when a member made a point he disagreed with, and he stood up and made a passionate speech on the subject.
Anton Drexler was impressed with Hitler's abilities as an orator and invited him to join the party. At first Hitler was reluctant, but urged on by his commanding officer, Captain Karl Mayr, he eventually agreed. He was only the fifty-fourth person to join the German Workers's Party. Hitler was immediately asked to join the executive committee and was later appointed the party's propaganda manager.
In the next few weeks Hitler brought several members of his army into the party, including one of his commanding officers, Captain Ernst Roehm. The arrival of Roehm was an important development as he had access to the army political fund and was able to transfer some of the money into the GWP.
The German Workers's Party used some of this money to advertise their meetings. Adolf Hitler was often the main speaker and it was during this period that he developed the techniques that made him into such a persuasive orator.
Hitler's reputation as an orator grew and it soon became clear that he was the main reason why people were joining the party. This gave Hitler tremendous power within the organization as they knew they could not afford to lose him.
Adolf Hitler advocated that the party should change its name to the National Socialist German Workers Party (NSDAP). Hitler had always been hostile to socialist ideas, especially those that involved racial or sexual equality. However, socialism was a popular political philosophy in Germany after the First World War. This was reflected in the growth in the German Social Democrat Party (SDP), the largest political party in Germany.
Hitler, therefore redefined socialism by placing the word 'National' before it. He claimed he was only in favour of equality for those who had "German blood". Jews and other "aliens" would lose their rights of citizenship, and immigration of non-Germans should be brought to an end
Originally posted by David9176
he can go on and on all night about how he hate's progressives in his imaginary history he has created for all the people to soak into their heads...but he cannot change the fact that this ruling has lead us straight into corporate fascism.
IF he ignores it or denies it...then he proves himself to be a fraud...PERIOD.
[edit on 22-1-2010 by David9176]
He screams of CHAIRMAN MAO from China....he screams of Fascism.....yet he ignores the CORPORATE FASCISM that this entire country has just been blind sided with.
If he does not speak out against this...then he proves himself to be a fraud.
Originally posted by YourPopRock
Fascism itself is not a right-wing ideology - it embodies elements both leftist and right-wing. It in reality is almost a third entity upon itself.
Fascism historically been the end-result from Socialism being in governmental power. So, in reality... like it or not... He was correct.
Originally posted by Someone336
That's because Glenn Beck is a blubbering idiot.
Originally posted by Someone336
While yes, the Nazi party called itself the National Socialist Party and drew some left-wing elements, the party was by and far right wing. The progenitor of the Nazi party, the German Worker's Party, maintained a far right political stance.