Wednesday, August 19, 2009

On this date in history...

Imagine - 90% of the vote.
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On August 19, 1934, about 95 percent of registered voters in Germany went to the polls and gave Hitler 38 million votes of approval (90 percent of the vote). Thus Adolf Hitler could claim he was F├╝hrer of the German nation by direct will of the people. Hitler now wielded absolute power in Germany, beyond that of any previous traditional head of state. He had become, in effect, the law unto himself.

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  1. Gee, that really reminds me of someone--but who could it be? But of course I don't want to mention names--I might get sued.

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