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Tue Nov 29, 2016, 10:38 PM

 

Jewish Teens Birthday Ruined As Friends Make Swastika Cupcakes

Source: Huff Post

An Arizona mother said she hopes cruel birthday cupcakes given to her teenage daughter will become a “teachable moment” about the horrors of the Holocaust.

Deborah Muller, of Paradise Valley, said her daughter’s 14th birthday party this month included cupcakes that guests were allowed to frost. Two girls, who Muller said are friends of her daughter, decorated cupcakes with chocolate swastikas, even though the birthday girl is Jewish, according to KPNX-TV.

Muller said in a now-deleted Facebook post that the girls told her they did it to “be funny.” She said the teens all recently learned about the Holocaust in school, and were aware of the symbol’s meaning.

The girls uploaded photos of the swastika cupcake to Snapchat, according to Phoenix New Times.



Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/swastika-cupcakes-birthday-gift_us_583df40ee4b04fcaa4d562a6



MY state of Arizona. Any DUer that gets butthurt when I slam another state's bullshit, remember: I'm from fucking Arizona!

Why don't these people do this to me? Is being 6'2", 245 lbs and being able to bench 385 really enough to keep these trump licking racist turds at arm's length? I know I am overseas now, but back in Arizona, no one dared try this with me.

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Reply Jewish Teens Birthday Ruined As Friends Make Swastika Cupcakes (Original post)
Feeling the Bern Nov 2016 OP
virgogal Nov 2016 #1
leftynyc Nov 2016 #52
Javaman Nov 2016 #62
CountAllVotes Nov 2016 #63
Lotusflower70 Nov 2016 #2
elmac Nov 2016 #8
Lotusflower70 Nov 2016 #11
Feeling the Bern Nov 2016 #19
Lotusflower70 Nov 2016 #23
Feeling the Bern Nov 2016 #17
elmac Nov 2016 #32
Feeling the Bern Nov 2016 #35
Granny M Nov 2016 #47
RobinA Nov 2016 #56
MADem Nov 2016 #3
Feeling the Bern Nov 2016 #4
DRoseDARs Nov 2016 #5
Feeling the Bern Nov 2016 #6
GummyBearz Nov 2016 #10
Feeling the Bern Nov 2016 #13
DRoseDARs Nov 2016 #14
Feeling the Bern Nov 2016 #16
DRoseDARs Nov 2016 #18
Feeling the Bern Nov 2016 #20
DRoseDARs Nov 2016 #24
Feeling the Bern Nov 2016 #25
DRoseDARs Nov 2016 #26
Feeling the Bern Nov 2016 #27
salin Nov 2016 #44
MADem Nov 2016 #34
Feeling the Bern Nov 2016 #36
MADem Nov 2016 #38
Feeling the Bern Nov 2016 #39
MADem Nov 2016 #50
metroins Nov 2016 #54
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Gothmog Nov 2016 #7
DesertRat Nov 2016 #9
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regnaD kciN Nov 2016 #43
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oberliner Nov 2016 #33
Spitfire of ATJ Nov 2016 #12
secondwind Nov 2016 #21
Feeling the Bern Nov 2016 #22
JI7 Nov 2016 #30
Behind the Aegis Nov 2016 #46
JI7 Nov 2016 #28
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etherealtruth Nov 2016 #51
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Javaman Nov 2016 #57
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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Tue Nov 29, 2016, 10:44 PM

1. I don't believe this.

 

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Response to virgogal (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 07:46 AM

52. You don't believe it happened?

 

I have ZERO trouble believing it.

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Response to virgogal (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 09:39 AM

62. please explain. nt

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Response to virgogal (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 09:48 AM

63. Believe it and weep



Over 6,000,000 people died because of non-believers!


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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Tue Nov 29, 2016, 10:44 PM

2. That's disgusting

What the hell is wrong some people? Seriously? This is supposed to be funny. Not even close. If those girls are her so called friends, I would be really concerned about enemies.

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Response to Lotusflower70 (Reply #2)

Tue Nov 29, 2016, 11:17 PM

8. like many adults, kids do seriously stupid things

 

without thinking it out. They may be too young to understand what really happened. Maybe when they are older they should be shown Films taken by the British as they liberated numerous concentration camps at the end of WWII. Thats how I learned about the horrors that words cannot describe.

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Response to elmac (Reply #8)

Tue Nov 29, 2016, 11:26 PM

11. Sad but true

But the article said they knew what it meant and thought it was funny. They will probably have a moment later when they realize the reality of what they did.

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Response to Lotusflower70 (Reply #11)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:25 AM

19. I just went to the halloween costume in blackface. I thought it was funny

 

I didn't know it was racist.

Same argument.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #19)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:33 AM

23. Agreed

I thought their argument that it was funny was pitiful. It was an unacceptable thing they did.

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Response to elmac (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:23 AM

17. 14 was old enough for the Hitler Youth.

 

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #17)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 01:12 AM

32. Well, we aren't Nazi Germany yet

 

so lets give these kids a chance to learn and grow up.

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Response to elmac (Reply #32)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 01:15 AM

35. nope, here's why

 

If they did it at school, we'd all be upset with bullying. But at someone's house seems to be okay.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/29/health/school-survey-post-election-negative-incidents/index.html#

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Response to elmac (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 05:27 AM

47. I heard and started asking questions

when I was about 10. They are getting this from adults in their lives. Glad my mom and dad had integrity and we discussed the truth in our home.

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Response to elmac (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 08:12 AM

56. I Think Education

of these chidren is sorely lacking. Or something. I read Diary of Anne Frank when I was 10. In school. There was no doubt in my mind that there was nothing funny about the situation, and I certainly never got the idea that my young classmates felt any differently. Either they weren't really taught about the Holocaust or they are seriously lacking in the empathy department.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Tue Nov 29, 2016, 10:49 PM

3. These are 14 year old girls who were raised wrong.

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Response to MADem (Reply #3)

Tue Nov 29, 2016, 10:54 PM

4. No. These 14 year old girls need to be beaten with some heavy mining equipment

 

that will teach them how not to put a swastika on a Jewish "friend's" cupcake. NEVER FUCKING AGAIN!

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #4)

Tue Nov 29, 2016, 11:06 PM

5. Because physical violence against children making distasteful jokes is teaching?

 

Um, kay...

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Response to DRoseDARs (Reply #5)

Tue Nov 29, 2016, 11:11 PM

6. I've been victimized by anti-Semetism my entire life. Get off your high horse

 

The only language bigots understand is beating them into the ground.

When you get swastikas etched into your locker, car and written in sharpie in your books. . .when you are attacked by six people for being a "motherfucking jew bastard kike," you can come to me and tell me about physical violence.

But these 14 year old hitler youth assholes, fuck their parents and fuck anyone who defends or plays apologist for them!

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #6)

Tue Nov 29, 2016, 11:26 PM

10. Gotta beat them

 

Only way they learn right? Gotta use your 200+ pounds to kick their teeth out and smash their heads in the pavement. Will that make you happy?

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Response to GummyBearz (Reply #10)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:14 AM

13. IT did when I fought back. I stopped getting victimized and lived in peace.

 

I didn't need to look over my shoulder anymore to see where I was going to get attacked, because the fucking school and the county sheriff wouldn't do a damn thing about it.

Sometimes, gotta take the law into your own hands and defend yourself. My mother, the Mohawk, and my father, the Jew, taught me that. Or else you get your land stolen from you (my mother's people) and you get exterminated in camps (my father's people).

But I doubt white Christians will understand that.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #6)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:17 AM

14. This is a pair of teenage girls, at a birthday party they were invited to as friends, with cupcakes.

 

Tone it down, Bluto. You're coming off as the very thing you loathe: A bully.

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Response to DRoseDARs (Reply #14)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:22 AM

16. Invited to a person's house and brings Nazi shit into someone's house

 

Ehh. . .it was just a Jew. Who cares?

I wonder if you would feel the same way if the girl was sexually harassed by the boys at her party.
Or if it were Islamophobia
Or Homophobia.

Anti-Semtism is okay in the new Amerikkka. You have just told me that. . .since "This is a pair of teenage girls, at a birthday party they were invited to as friends, with cupcakes." With a fucking swastika drawn on them.

JEw hating is okay in modern America. Just Mexican hating. Muslim hating. Native American hating.

We have made racism and bigotry the norm now. If you say how wrong it is, you're a bully? Unfortunately, DU rules prevent me for voicing my true opinion of your comment.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #16)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:25 AM

18. I'm a gay non-Christian dating a Jew. Your bluster doesn't impress me.

 

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Response to DRoseDARs (Reply #18)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:27 AM

20. And I'm a straight non-Christian Jew married to a foreign. Your acceptance of bigotry doesn't

 

impress me.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #20)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:33 AM

24. My objection for your call for violence on children really bothers you.

 

I have no "acceptance of bigotry" that's totally imagined on your part, but your cavalier attitude about brutally beating children over thoughtlessly-decorated cupcakes is disturbing. I would normally say you need a hug, but every post since has only gotten worse. You have some anger issues and you need to seek help before you do something you'll regret.

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Response to DRoseDARs (Reply #24)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:34 AM

25. You said it was a distasteful joke. Okay. . .let's start talking homophobic jokes here

 

Two gay men walk into a bar. . .

IT's just a joke!

I have anger issues with bigots! You accept them apparently. I refuse to. I don't care the age.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #25)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:36 AM

26. I've said my piece, you've said yours. Others can decide. I will be blocking you.

 

You're not well. For the sake of those around you you care about and who care for you, seek help.

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Response to DRoseDARs (Reply #26)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:39 AM

27. Thank you for blocking me. I will lose no sleep over it.

 

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Response to DRoseDARs (Reply #5)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 04:30 AM

44. tacit messages of incinerating one's friend - is a bit stronger than 'distasteful jokes'

casting it as such or even accepting it as such is part of the 'normalizing' that is going on. Frightening.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #4)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 01:14 AM

34. Democrats don't advocate violence against children, even if the children

do loathsome things.

I urge you to seek help--anyone who advocates beating teens with heavy mining equipment has SERIOUS issues that are beyond the ability of a political discussion board to address.

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Response to MADem (Reply #34)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 01:18 AM

36. Nope. Hyperboles maybe, but I apologize for nothing. Being victimized by bigots my entire life

 

and now having my wife get the same thing here in China for marrying me and back home on our honeymoon for being not-white taints a person.

Hot button issue for me. These wonderful, innocent little children deserve whatever they get. Sociopathic, East Valley turds!

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #36)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 01:37 AM

38. Your comments are not secret-you advocated beating teenagers.

That is not hyperbole, that is advocacy of brutal violence and is very DISTURBING.

Like I said, seek help.

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Response to MADem (Reply #38)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 01:47 AM

39. I got the same treatment when I was a teenager. I had people on the street threatening to beat me

 

because I am Jewish. Shit, the principal of my school got into my face and told me to step outside one time so he could put my "Christ Killing Jewbastard face" in "its place." I was beaten by adults and teenagers as a kid many times for being Jewish in upstate New York. Where was the self-righteous indignation there?

I don't believe in innocence. My brother was targeted in Arizona by adults and teenagers all throughout his time in the Marana School District. They did nothing.

These kids deserve whatever they get. And the only way to get the nazi out of someone is to beat it out of them.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #39)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 07:23 AM

50. Because YOU were beaten you believe it is appropriate for others to be beaten as well?

One more time-get some help. These are NOT NORMAL VIEWS.

I really don't care about your anecdotes. Your position on beating children is wrong and inappropriate for this message board. We do not advocate that kind of thing.

Ever heard the expression "Two wrongs don't make a right?" Take that to heart and get yourself correct.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #39)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 07:54 AM

54. You need help.

Seek out a professional.

You're talking about beating 14 year old girls into the ground.

Please get help.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #39)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 08:01 AM

55. I think it's valiant you want to beat dow two 14-year old girls.

 

I think it's valiant you want to beat down two 14-year old girls. Heroic even, if we may, in both sentiment and courage. Your righteousness is most warranted...

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Tue Nov 29, 2016, 11:13 PM

7. This is so very sickening

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Tue Nov 29, 2016, 11:23 PM

9. The story was somewhat exaggerated in the media

According to the Mom:

The party involved one cupcake, not "cupcakes," as the Channel 12 story relates. That mistake was picked up by other news outlets. Channel 12 also tweeted that the teens had brought the "swastika cupcakes" to the party — an incorrect detail also duplicated in various stories. One Jewish news site dubbed the small gathering "A Swastika Filled Party."

But she says the story is essentially true, and that it justifies a "teaching moment."

"This is not a political thing," the mom says of her post. "This is the environment we live in."

She talked to the parents of the ten or so teens at the party to apologize for what had happened and to discuss it with them. The girl most responsible for the cupcake said she did to be "funny" and apologized.

http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/news/swastika-on-cupcake-at-jewish-teens-party-a-teaching-moment-says-phoenix-mom-8864791

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Response to DesertRat (Reply #9)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:18 AM

15. One cupcake is one too many, Mom! Stop raising your Jewish kid to accept this shit.

 

You should have kicked the girl out of your house and told the ADL about it.

Overblown or not. . .don't care. There is no place in civilized society for Nazis! And anyone who thinks otherwise, saying it is overblown, loses all respect for me.

After all, it was just one mosque that was defaced.
It was just one racist comment directed at the black one on the street
IT was just one Asian American told to go back to where they came from.
It was only one woman who was sexual harassed

NOT A BIG FUCKING DEAL!

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #15)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 04:22 AM

43. A question: what do you think of Mel Brooks?

I mention this because he built a whole film around a farcical musical comedy about Hitler and the Nazis. With chorus lines in the form of swastikas and everything. And he has worked Nazis as figures of fun into several of his other films.

In each case, he meant it as pure absurd comedy. Do you see it as such? Or do you think what he did was offensive and had the effect of "normalizing" antisemitism by making it merely a matter for ridicule instead of unalloyed horror?

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Response to regnaD kciN (Reply #43)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 05:41 AM

48. You're comparing these brats to Mel Brooks? Seriously?

 

Good luck with that.

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Response to regnaD kciN (Reply #43)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 07:47 AM

53. Ridiculous comparison. (nt)

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Response to DesertRat (Reply #9)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 01:12 AM

33. No it wasn't

 

The one local news channel that carried the story initially wrote "cupcakes" instead of "cupcake".

It wasn't "exaggerated in the media".

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Tue Nov 29, 2016, 11:26 PM

12. Sometimes you have to look at a calendar.

 

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:30 AM

21. I don't know.. I have mixed feelings about this. Sometimes young teens are trying out

they comedic talents on others. What is most important here is that those friends realize this was over the top, and they didn't mean to hurt their friend's feelings ...

I will give them a pass on this..

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Response to secondwind (Reply #21)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:31 AM

22. If they showed up in blackface at a halloween party?

 

Seriously, the level of accepting bigotry in this society is amazing.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #22)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:46 AM

30. exactly, there is an acceptance of this type of stuff with those who complain being seen as the

problem .

and i'm pretty sure it's what has led to trump.

a while back there was an article of someone who took a selfie at a concentration camp and many were defending it because she is young or whatever with the attacks being against those who didn't like it.

i didn't even say anything should happen to her just that i thought it was wrong and i would not have done it.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #22)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 04:52 AM

46. It really depends on who the target is.

How else could one explain the "boys will boys" type mentality of some or comparing this to Jewish comics? There also seems to be a "threshold" when it comes to anti-Semitism; if the "right" says it...BAD! (usually), but if it is a "joke" or from the left, then the unacceptability becomes, well...reasons.

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Response to secondwind (Reply #21)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:43 AM

28. i would never have even thought of doing it at that age

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Response to JI7 (Reply #28)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:45 AM

29. Adults today love making excuses for children of all ages

 

Children have no responsibility for their actions or words. We have raised a generation of sociopaths.

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Response to JI7 (Reply #28)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 01:06 AM

31. Me either, but the Holocaust was much closer in time.

It's strange to think of, but the halfway point between the Holocaust and now is the 1970s and Germany is a reunited state. It sounds as if the mother handled it correctly and I think those girls have a long way to go to learn about the atrocities of World War II. They need to watch "Night and Fog' or something. But consider that they have learned a much tougher lesson than reading it in a book - and they'll remember it. At least I hope they will.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 01:30 AM

37. New Friends Needed

 

Or, at the very least, smarter ones!

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 01:59 AM

40. ....



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It is never surprising to see things like this, nor is it surprising to see people minimizing the situation, making excuses for it, or ignoring it all together. Given all the other issues of hate in the last few weeks, I am not, as I said, too terribly surprised.

They say "sacred cows make the best hamburgers" but for some, it seems they really enjoy the kosher ones to chow down on and make equivocations as to why it is "OK".

Thankfully, we have non-Jewish folks to 'splain to us why we are overreacting and telling us how we should and shouldn't respond.

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Reply #40)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 04:36 AM

45. Multiple Recommends

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Reply #40)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 02:53 PM

67. Interesting lists. All the countries that mostly deny the holocaust ...

... seem to be mostly Islamic.

And, interesting that Israel isn't among the countries that mostly recognize the holocaust.

As for awareness decreasing over time, I wonder what percentage of people recognize the Armenian Genocide?

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Response to JustABozoOnThisBus (Reply #67)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 03:15 PM

68. Israel was not included in the survey.

As for your non-sequitur, I am sure it is relevant in some fashion, or not.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 02:55 AM

41. DEPLORABLES in action again...so very sad

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 03:47 AM

42. Freedom of speech was meant to allow the powerless to challenge the powerful.

When hate speech is afforded the protection of freedom of speech then being a Nazi becomes just another opinion, no different from what sports team one supports. It's pernicious and growing, it needs to be nipped in the bud. Back in the 1970s racist jokes were really funny too.

This is not another opinion, it's a hate crime and it needs to be treated as such before it escalates into something far worse.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 06:34 AM

49. You have to educate people on these types of atrocities.

 

These girls probably have no idea how repugnant their little 'joke' is to so many who lost their relatives to the Holocaust. It's clearly something that we must educate students about. There are quite a few really good documentaries on the Holocaust. make these girls watch them all.

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Response to YOHABLO (Reply #49)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 11:01 AM

64. since the swastika is used in white supremacy...they know what it means.

They are teens...the fact they targeted a Jewish teen indicates they know what it means...that being said you can't beat these girls into decent people...they are being raised by fascists probably white supremacist asses for parents. What I would do is forbid my kid to associate with them. They are scum...maybe they will grow out of it maybe not...but I would not want my kid involved. I say this as the Grand-daughter of two Jewish Great-Grandparents who immigrated from Germany and became Lutherans...no idea why...maybe tired of the prejudice? Their families disowned them...years later my great-grands tried to get the family( before World WarII) into the US and failed. My branch of the family is the only one that survives...everyone in Germany died. When I realized as a young person what had happened and how my ancestors died, I was horrified. I have no patience with haters. They are dangerous.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 07:45 AM

51. Welcome to the new "normal" ... where hatred, bigotry and ignorance are embraced

I don't even know how to respond to these stories anymore

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Response to etherealtruth (Reply #51)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 11:36 AM

65. Nothing new

I've been in exactly one physical fight in 30+ years. (I'm over 90, but in very fine physical shape.) I escaped Europe as a young man and served the USA Army in WWII as a translator for the military police. Most of my family was not so lucky.

I was attending a BBQ in the 1980s. Maybe the late 1970s. A man older than me, someone's grandfather, had mixed some sort of prescription drug with beer. He fell soundly asleep in an armchair in a quiet room.

A young asshole friend of my son drew a Hitler mustache on the man.

He thought himself quite witty and amusing and asked me if I was afraid of the mustache.

I beat him first with a wine bottle, then my fists. He went to the hospital. I broke a knuckle.

I was almost arrested, which would have been bad, but the cop had fought in Korea and remembered WWII rather vividly, so he decided I was provoked.

Not my finest moment, but I'd do it again.

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Response to MosheFeingold (Reply #65)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 12:14 PM

66. It is repulsive (the hate)

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 09:08 AM

57. friends?

where do 14 year old learn to do this? let alone think it "funny"?

oh right, the parents.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 09:17 AM

58. Once upon a time...

while I could technically be of Jewish decent (my great grandmother was Jewish), I am an atheist.

that said.

My mom had two friends that were concentration camp survivors. They were my "Aunts". when I was very little, I asked my mom about the numbers on their arms.

She explained that a very bad man, years before I was born, tried to hurt my Aunts very badly.

From that moment, I tried to read more and more about the Holocaust.

Fast forward to when I was 21 and working as a clerk in a dept store.

An older woman came in, grandmotherly type. she was really sweet. She was returning something that was past the return date (this was the old days). I was really sorry and hated our return policy because it was clear that there was something wrong with the item. I apologized. she could see I felt really bad. when she reached for her item, her sleeve pulled up and I saw the numbers. the tattoo. Our eyes met. She said, "that's okay, there are worse things".

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 09:22 AM

59. Sounds like this happened in the Town of Paradise Valley

instead of Paradise Valley. Two different things. I live next to the town but taught in Paradise Valley Unified School District for over 30 years. Bottom line this is horrible and at 14 years old they should have known better.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 09:26 AM

60. These are not friends. Friends don't do this nonsense to each other.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 09:31 AM

61. Sounds like their school should be doing a better job

At the very least,l those kids should be forced to watch Schindler's List.

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Response to mainer (Reply #61)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 05:44 PM

69. Yes. My first thought. We are all idiots until we are educated.

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Response to mainer (Reply #61)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 06:05 PM

70. Always on the school. Parents are still given that free pass.

 

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Reply #70)

Wed Nov 30, 2016, 07:57 PM

71. Not all parents are even capable of teaching the Holocaust

since some of them are so badly misinformed. Or rightwing themselves

I remember the Diary of Anne Frank being required reading when I was in school. Isn't this still true?
No American student should be able to get through the American school system without knowing about the horrors of WWII.

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