Update on Auschwitz Gate Sign Theft

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the disgusting theft of the sign which stood over the gate to perhaps the most infamous of the Nazi death camps, Auschwitz. In that post, I speculated That’s why I’m 99% sure that whoever stole the Auschwitz sign at this late date is not some justifiably angry relative of a victim of the “camp’s” atrocities, but rather a thoroughly vile, latter-day...

What Kind Of Sick Bastard Steals The Auschwitz Gate Sign?

(From Ha'aretz in Israel comes the story) Anyone want to guess? I'm pretty sure I don't even want to know, other than to hear they're thrown in the slammer for good. For theft? No, because of what they stole. In the years immediately after the war, it wouldn't have surprised me (had I been alive) to learn that a group of angry Jews tore down the sign. That seems entirely logical as a response...

The Wheels Of Justice Grind Slowly

…but they DO grind, and sometimes, you just have to stop the day and draw in a large lungful of life-giving air, when you read stories like this: Bible looted on Kristallnacht returns to Vienna home By The Associated Press A 16th century Hebrew Bible looted by the Nazis from a library in Vienna during Kristallnacht, the start of the Nazi pogrom against Jews six decades ago was returned to...

Teabaggers Attack Elie Wiesel

Just when you thought the teabaggers couldn't possibly surprise - or disgust - you any further than they already have. Last week, if you remember, Michele Bachmann summoned her hordes of winged monkeys teabagger supporters to an "impromtu" rally on the steps of the capitol to protest the upcoming passage of the health care bill in the House. Teabaggers, having been bused in on air-conditioned...