How To Take Back America … From the Nazis

Back in 2007, I wrote a post about a DVD produced and sold by Kitty Werthmann, the head of the South Dakota chapter of the Eagle Forum, called “Freedom to Dictatorship in 5 Years“:

From her own experience, Mrs. Kitty Werthmann will help you see we are walking the same path as the Nazi’s. When she was 12 years old living in Austria there was order, prayer and pictures of Jesus. Hitler took over and all that was removed! Unemployment rose to 35%, bank loans rose to 25%, unions called strikes – all this with 98% of the people claiming to be Catholic! Soon there was massive welfare. Cries went out for equal rights for woman. Socialism took women out of the home, raising the children, and into the factories. They took the children away from the family and raised them by the state. The Health department offered training for the elderly but they were killed.

Given that Phyllis Schlafly, head of the Eagle Forum, is co-chairing the upcoming How To Take Back American Conference along with Janet Porter, I guess it comes as no surprise that Werthmann has been tapped to speak at the conference, along with various members of Congress and former presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee, to explain how America is becoming just like Nazi Germany:

In the past weeks you’ve heard me talk about the How to Take Back America Conference being held in St. Louis this Friday, Sept. 25, and Saturday, Sept. 26, with speakers like: Gov. Mike Huckabee, “Joe the Plumber,” U.S. Reps. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., Trent Franks, R-Ariz., Steve King, R-Iowa, Tom McClintock, R-Calif., Dr. Tom Price, R-Ga., and Three-Star Gen. Jerry Boykin. But someone who’ll be there that you didn’t hear about is Kitty Werthmann. Kitty was 12 years old when Adolf Hitler was elected fuhrer of Austria.

She is 83 with a “vivid memory” of what happened in her homeland next. She witnessed the government take over the banks and the auto industry. Sound familiar? In the last nine months, Obama and the Democrats in Congress have successfully orchestrated the government takeover of Chrysler and General Motors along with countless banks.

She witnessed the “compulsory youth” service and indoctrination. That sounds a little like Obama’s call for “mandatory volunteerism” for America’s youth.

“The media was taken over by the government right away,” Kitty recalls. “We got free radios and the radio stations were government-run. If you listened to a foreign radio station like the BBC, there was capital punishment,” said Werthmann.

They had Joseph Goebbels; we have Mark Lloyd, the diversity czar, who is already poised to shut down private radio stations like his hero Hugo Chavez did – threatening licenses and waging outrageous fines on stations (up to $25 million dollars) who say things he doesn’t like.

“Each person was allotted ration cards like a pound of sugar per month.” Werthmann said. “If your grandma died, and you used her ration card to buy sugar, the grocery store would report you. Then, the Gestapo showed up, but rather than arrest you, they recruited you as informant of your neighbors, boss, friends and family. You couldn’t trust anybody, not even the mailman,” Werthmann added. Weekly reports were required or arrests were made.

Sounds a little like Obama’s recruitment of government informants, i.e. the “snitch program,” to turn in offenders for “fishy” speech. No arrests just yet, but the Department of Homeland Security has already tagged pro-family Americans as “the most dangerous domestic terrorism threat in the United States.”

Werthmann said it took five years for Hitler to rise to a dictatorship, and is amazed at how fast history is repeating itself here. “It has to be done fast,” she added, “so people won’t catch on.”

I guess we know who’ll be leading the “How to recognize living under Nazis & Communists” workshop at the conference.

Allow me to ask one last time: what are members of Congress and people like Mike Huckabee doing associating themselves with this type of insane right-wing rhetoric?