Especially when they apparently have only a rudimentary understanding of the language themselves. “are” “offical”
But she won’t be on trial for being in the Nazi party. She will be on trial for genocide, the first element of which is that it is a crime of intent. So I imagine the State has very clear evidence that she knowingly worked as a telegraphs officer for the purpose of “destroying in whole or in part” the Jewish… Read more
Of course, we can all only feel the way WE feel. MY feeling is that the big wheels are turned by little cogs. It is worth a trial- a fair one, in which she might be acquitted- to sort out how much her work contributed to the larger atrocity.
But how would we know for a fact what someone did witthout a trial? If the DA is thinking of prosecuting it's because they feel something criminal was done and think a jury might agree. Who are we to assume that second hand participation doesn't warrant punishment. Often a trial isn't about the direct victims as it is… Read more
Even at the very best, these people are terrible cowards. I don’t reserve sympathy for them. She should consider herself lucky she got to know what the sky looked like for this long.
I don’t know what Karyn is going on about. My family is Jewish - though not religious - and I’ve lived with Jews my whole life. I don’t know anyone who is that concerned about “opening wounds that should be left to heal,” that “wants to move toward healing” or that thinks “we must learn to let go of the anger.” It’s… Read more
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Exactly. They only do it for attention at parties and stuff.