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Everyone knows about the German Anchluss of Austria in 1938....the plebesite from hell...but do we all know of the first attempt..which I think was about 1934-35????? there was a little guy named Dolphuss that was boss of Austria at that time....he was anti-nazi....the storm troopers burst into his quarters and shot him dead one day...and the German army..albeit small in them days...was poised at the border to walk in...guess who stood up and was counted?...yep....Mussolini his damn self....he liked that the little guy Dolphuss...was his bro...he marched his divisions to the Bremer Pass...and told the fuheur to stop...or go to war with the Italian army....hitler backed down and scurried home.....then Mussolini looked around...he saw Britain as an uncarring ghost...France...esconsced behind the Pat Buchannan Maginot Line...Russia?....fugeddaboudit....no one gave a damn!?....so the Italian megalomaniac made peace with nazis..and the ret is history...that was the time to stand up..that was the time...and only the bald headed lunatic had the heart......no tolerance...just like cops do on hard dope...no tolerance.....League of Nations (UN) has no power because it has no armored divisions to power up with.....history is changed by the actions of a few at the precise time....and the non-action of others.....it;s not about governments, or parties, ot\r this and or that...it is about a few people..who see the deal..and deal the act...inaction is worse...much worse..........tr
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