Posts Tagged ‘comparing’

French mayor fined €3,000 for comparing police to WWII Vichy government

The mayor of a Paris suburb has been fined for comparing the country’s police to the Second World War Vichy regime. Patrick Chaimovitch, the Green party mayor of Colombes (Hauts-de-Seine) was filmed commenting on France’s gendarmes at a ceremony in July last year. Chaimovitch could be heard comparing the actions of police officers who “track […]

Comparing the Holocaust to Current Events: Generational Changes

“We learn from history that we learn nothing from history.” — Georg Hegel After watching Pat Buchanan’s speech at the 1992 Republican National Convention in Houston, my father told me that the speech reminded him of speeches of Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels, which he had heard growing up in Vienna in the 1930s. Buchanan […]

Comparing Response to Two Important Diseases—Tuberculosis and COVID-19

Tuberculosis has been one of the most damaging infectious diseases of India for several decades. COVID-19  has been the most  feared disease In India for over a year now. From the beginning of 2020 to March  2021 , a period of about 15 months, about 150 thousand or 1.5 lakh deaths were caused by COVID-19 […]

German radio host invokes wrath of K-Pop fans, after comparing BTS to Covid-19

A German radio host has invoked the wrath of K-Pop fans around the world after comparing the group BTS to Covid-19 and saying they deserve a 20-year vacation in North Korea for daring to cover Coldplay’s song ‘Fix You’. Firebrand host of station Bayern3, Matthias Matuschik, reportedly compared the Korean pop idols, whom he referred […]

Gina Carano says post was not comparing conservatives to Jews in Holocaust

Actress Gina Carano says she was not comparing modern-day conservatives to Jews during the Holocaust in a social media post that got her fired from the hit “Star Wars” show “The Mandalorian” two weeks ago. “The post never said anything about Republicans or conservatives. It doesn’t say anything about that in there. It was more […]

QAnon Adherent Gina Carano Fired from Disney’s ‘The Mandalorian’ for Comparing US Political Climate to Nazi Germany

Gina Carano has been fired from the hit Disney+ show “The Mandalorian” after the actress took to social media to compare the plight of Republicans living in President Joe Biden’s America to the experience of being Jewish in Nazi Germany. Carano, a mixed martial arts pioneer who retired to pursue a career in Hollywood, played […]

‘Mandalorian’ actress fired for comparing treatment of Jews during the Holocaust to U.S. political climate

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UK arrests two over leaflets comparing COVID vaccinations to Holocaust

British police said on Thursday they had arrested two men on suspicion of distributing a leaflet with material that appeared to compare the COVID-19 vaccination to the Holocaust. The men, aged 73 and 37, are accused of circulating the leaflet in south London in late January. Britain is currently rolling out a mass vaccination program […]

Glenn Beck Criticized for Comparing Deplatforming to the ‘Digital Ghetto’

Conservative radio and television host Glenn Beck compared the deplatforming of conservatives to the “digital ghetto” in a January 12 appearance on Fox News. Speaking on “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Beck, who founded the conservative website The Blaze, said, “This is like the Germans with the Jews behind the wall, they would put them in a […]

Ted Cruz Says Joe Biden Comparing Him to Nazi Propagandist Is Vicious Rhetoric, ‘Tears Country Apart’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Friday denounced President-elect Joe Biden likening Cruz to Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels as “vicious partisan rhetoric” that only serves to further divide the country. Cruz’s comments came after Biden said earlier in the day that Cruz and colleague Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) were part of President Donald Trump’s “big lie” about […]

If only they’d listened to Greta: World Economic Forum mocked for comparing CLIMATE CHANGE ON VENUS with that on Earth

When it comes to the fight against climate change, the boffins at the World Economic Forum think we can learn from the planet Venus, which had its oceans and milder climate wrecked. All that, and nobody on Venus ever drove a car. “We can learn a lot about climate change from Venus, our sister planet,” […]

Hungarian official retracts comparing George Soros to Hitler

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Israel demands Amanpour apologize for comparing Kristallnacht and Trump

CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour’s comparison of US President Donald Trump to Kristallnacht is an affront to the memory of the Holocaust, and she must apologize, top Israeli officials said. Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevitch said on Sunday that the US news network “should be a partner in the global effort to fight antisemitism and not […]

CNN’s Amanpour apologizes for comparing Trump-era to Kristallnacht

CNN anchorwoman Christiane Amanpour issued an apology during her show on Monday following outrage from Israel after she compared US President Donald Trump’s presidency to the Nazi Kristallnacht pogrom. “I observed the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, as I often do. It is the event that began the horrors of the Holocaust. I also noted President […]

After a Campaign Comparing Trump to Nazis, Joe Biden Begs for ‘Unity’ in America

Joe Biden issued a desperate plea for “unity” Saturday evening after a dirty campaign in which he had compared President Trump to Nazis, including Adolf Hitler himself. Biden, who referred to his campaign as a “battle for the soul of our nation,” launched his campaign in April 29 with the debunked claim that Trump had […]

After a Campaign Comparing Trump to Nazis, Joe Biden Calls for Unity

Joe Biden, presumed the winner of the presidential election according to mainstream media networks, issued a call for “unity” Saturday evening after a bruising campaign in which he had compared President Donald Trump to Nazis, including Adolf Hitler. Biden, who called his campaign a “battle for the soul of our nation,” launched his campaign in […]

Iðunn and Eden – Comparing Norse and judeo-Christian Myths

Given that it is the season of fall, when apples fall from trees, I thought I would discuss one of my favorite myths, which is that of Nordic goddess Iðunn. Iðunn is the keeper of Asgard’s apples, which keep the Gods youthful. Her name is said to mean “ever young”, “rejuvenator”, or “the rejuvenating one.” […]

Trump’s convention elevates fringe views: From QAnon to comparing abortion to the Holocaust

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Comparing Russia to Nazi Germany is ‘disgusting’ – Kremlin on Johnson’s ‘Hitler’ remarks

“This statement is totally disgusting, it is not appropriate for any foreign minister,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. “Undoubtedly, [this remark] is offensive and unacceptable.” Johnson recently raised the bar for the UK government’s barrage of accusations against Moscow to a new level. The British foreign minister compared Russia’s hosting of this year’s World Cup […]

VIDEO: Jews & Christian Zionists Comparing Trump to King Cyrus of the Bible

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Israeli poet apologizes for comparing Ahed Tamimi to Anne Frank

The Israeli poet Yehonatan Geffen caused great outrage in Israel when he posted a poem (on his Instagram) comparing Ahed Tamimi to iconic Jewish heroes during the Holocaust– Hanna Szenes and Anne Frank, alongside Joan of Arc–causing Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman to call for banning him completely from army radio, as well as all other […]

American Teacher Resigns After Comparing MAGA Shirts to Swastikas

A Georgia teacher who compared students T-shirts bearing President Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan to swastikas has resigned from her job. Lyn Orletsky, who taught at River Ridge High School in Woodstock, resigned from her position after receiving death threats. The former math teacher released a statement explaining her decision: After attacks on my […]

Georgia Judge Suspended for Comparing Attack on US Monuments to ISIS Actions

“The nut cases tearing down monuments are equivalent to ISIS destroying history,” Judge Jim Hinkle wrote on Facebook Tuesday, the same day protesters in Durham, North Carolina toppled a statue honoring Confederate soldiers. Judge Jim Hinkle suspended: “The nut cases tearing down monuments are equivalent to ISIS destroying history.” https://t.co/xVPslLurWJ pic.twitter.com/BIQcy5bnZ8 — Jeffrey Guterman (@JeffreyGuterman) […]

Nate Silver should stop calling Israel a democracy

Today on WNYC, Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight described Israel as a democracy (rebroadcast from Dec. 21), right alongside the US and Britain. We had pretty good polling in 2012, but in the 2014 midterms the polling was not great. In other countries there have been problems, in other democracies like Israel and the United Kingdom. […]

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