started, how he gained power, what he did to seize absolute control, how he terrorized millions, and how he was eventually defeated in a world war. When I see this series, having watched Barak Obama for 7 years, I see parallels that do not bode well for the future of the United States of America. Hitler was elected as a result of the 1929 global economic collapse and used propaganda and murder to seize absolute control over Germany. Hitler made promises he never intended to keep, such as more “rights” for women and minorities and prosperity for all Aryans. Once he was named vice-chancellor under Hindenburg, Hitler began to kill off any of his supporters he saw as potential future rivals. When Hindenburg died, Hitler was appointed Chancellor by his minions in the German Parliament. Once in the top position, there was nothing to stop Hitler as anyone who opposed him was quickly arrested and either hanged or shot.
Ernst Rohm was the head of the SA, Hitler’s original thugs, but became too vocal and had to be eliminated. In an event named “The Night of the Long Knives”, Hitler’s SS, the new terror organization labeled as an “internal security force”, set upon the SA leadership. Hitler used Rohm’s open homosexuality and fakecorruption charges to surprise and arrest them, and soon executed Rohm and all of the SA leadership, a move that showed no dissent would be tolerated by Hitler and his henchmen. Once Hitler had gained absolute control he began his persecution of the Jews and the conquest of Europe. Schools became nothing more that Nazi indoctrination camps, just like our schools today with common core and political correctness being the only things taught. American students used to be the tops in the world in math, science, reading, and logical thinking, the core subjects of learning. Read more