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Cuyahoga Chuck
03-12-2015, 09:18 PM
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/12/world/europe/citing-fear-of-neo-nazi-group-a-german-mayor-quits.html?_r=0

David G
03-12-2015, 09:43 PM
"When there is a concentration of wealth and power into fewer and fewer hands, people with the mentality of gangsters come to the fore. Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely" -- Lord Acton

And I would add, that left uncorrected, it begins to filter throughout society. This, and much of what is happening on the far right in the U.S. today, is testimony to that enduring adage.