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Memo to Merkel: Get a Grip!

It should come as no sur­prise that the NSA would tar­get Ger­many as a “hot spot” for elec­tron­ic sur­veil­lance. We call atten­tion to Ernst Uhrlau, chief of police in Ham­burg dur­ing the time Ger­man intel­li­gence had the Ham­burg cell of 9/11 hijack­ers under sur­veil­lance, lat­er spe­cial advis­er to Chan­cel­lor Hel­mut Kohl on intel­li­gence mat­ters (the son of whose chief of staff may have mas­ter­mind­ed the Okla­homa City bomb­ing), and even­tu­al­ly head of the BND! UPDATED ON 10/30/2013.

Russell Brand Finds out Who’s Boss

A recent inci­dent at a GQ par­ty high­lights the role of Third Reich vet­er­ans and mon­ey in the con­tem­po­rary Ger­man econ­o­my. Come­di­an Rus­sell Brand was thrown out of an awards cer­e­mo­ny for tak­ing note of the Nazi links of Hugo Boss, the founder of the glob­al cloth­ing giant that car­ries his name. Boss began mak­ing uni­forms for the Nazis in the mid-twen­ties. Join­ing the Nazi Par­ty two years before Hitler’s ascen­sion, Hugo Boss pros­pered mak­ing uni­forms for the SS among oth­er Nazi par­ty for­ma­tions. After the com­mence­ment of hos­til­i­ties, his com­pa­ny made uni­forms for the army. Adolf Dassler, founder of Adi­das, also had a Nazi back­ground. So did his broth­er Rudolf, founder of Puma. UPDATE ON 9/12/2013.

Getting in Dutch: The Third Reich and the Royal Family of the Netherlands (“A Prince Too Far”)

Gen­er­a­tions of the Nether­lands’ Roy­al Fam­i­ly link to the Third Reich and its post­war man­i­fes­ta­tions. Prince Bern­hard was SS, an IG Far­ben spy and a trai­tor to the Allied Cause. Was he “the Trai­tor of Arn­hem?”

Memorial Day Post: The Past Isn’t Dead and Buried, It Isn’t even Past

As Amer­i­ca remem­bers its dead from fall­en wars, it is incum­bent upon us to remem­ber what caused those wars, and for what ideals our sol­diers fought. The polit­i­cal and eco­nom­ic forces that pre­cip­i­tat­ed World War II are only too much with us today, and the com­men­tary by Dorothy Thomp­son and James Stew­art Mar­tin has nev­er been more rel­e­vant.

Nazis Shaping Postwar German Government? No Kidding!

Even Der Spiegel can write about it, now! Third Reich alum­ni in the Fed­er­al Repub­lic of Ger­many.

As refresh­ing as it is to see the Ger­man gov­ern­ment and main­stream press final­ly con­fronting this issue, the sto­ry is “mod­i­fied lim­it­ed hang­out.”

Martin Bormann’s [Alleged] Relative Cheryl Bormann Defending a Guantanamo Terror Suspect

Alleged rel­a­tive of Mar­tin Bor­mann defend­ing accused 9/11 ter­ror­ist Walid bin Attash. Pow­er behind Hitler, Mar­tin Bor­mann per­pet­u­at­ed Third Reich under­ground after war, using tril­lions in Nazi cap­i­tal to fur­ther Nazi goals.

R.I.P. Andy Rooney

Andy Rooney, the late cur­mud­geon of CBS’ “60 Min­utes,” was a col­league of Paul Man­ning dur­ing WWII. Flew com­bat mis­sions to cov­er the air war in Europe.

FTR #688 Darkness in the Vaults

Glob­al finan­cial sys­tem pred­i­cat­ed on tril­lions of dol­lars in wealth stolen by the Axis in WWII; “vic­to­ri­ous” allies shared in the spoils; the rule of law is total­ly dis­card­ed in order to pre­serve the sta­tus quo and the secre­cy that sur­rounds it.

Repost: FTR #273 “B” as in “Bush,” “B” as in “Bormann”

Evi­dence that the Bush fam­i­ly may be the Amer­i­can point ele­ment of the remark­able and dead­ly Bor­mann orga­ni­za­tion.

FTR #305 The Bormann Organization

The eco­nom­ic and polit­i­cal com­po­nent of a Third Reich gone under­ground, the Bor­mann orga­ni­za­tion con­trols cor­po­rate Ger­many and much of the rest of the world.