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Huckabee and the Holocaust

Huckabee and the Holocaust

Do Jews own the word "Holocaust"?


Published: November 3, 2007

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Visitor Comments: 39

(39) Anonymous, December 1, 2007 7:02 PM

thought provoking question

This is a thought-provoking question. However, I believe that the Holocaust should connote what happened as we know it exclusively and the term should not be used to describe any other genocide and especially not to compare to abortions which is in no where near in comparison to the actual Holocaust. The Holocaust was so large in scope and what the Nazis did was so unthinkable and incomprehensible in nature that I think it is offensive to the 6 million Jewish and 2 million other victims to use the term whenever one feels it is convenient. I also don't like when people freely compare others to Hitler for propaganda purposes. There really are no comparisons when it comes to Nazi Germany and the crimes they committed

(38) Andy, November 14, 2007 12:24 PM

President Huckabee to the rescue

The reason many Jews [particularly liberals such as the ADL etc] took offense at his use of the word holocaust was because they don't see abortion as murder, [which the holocaust clearly was] or even as always something negative. If he used the term nuclear holocaust as in your example, it's my guess you would have heard barely a murmur. Gotta love that name Huckabee.If it wasn't so serious I'd vote for him on that alone. President Huckabee. Sounds right out of a comedy skit.

(37) Richard, November 11, 2007 7:27 PM

One more comment; The holocaust was also leagal just as abortion is leagal in America the land of the free and the brave.

(36) Kip Gonzales, November 11, 2007 6:24 AM

Holocausts still go on...

Im a gentile Christian, who has a great love for Israel und the Jewish people. I have read and studied about the Holocaust, or Shoah, since 1967. I have become very familir with what happened, and of course, it was the deliberate robbery and murder of six million Jews. When any political force annihilates any religious or ethnic group, it´s a holocaust. In 1931 Stalin killed at least 9 million Ukrainians who refused to submit to collectivization, and Mao-Tse Tung killed many more millions in his "Cultural Revolution". Pol Pot in Cambodia wiped out over two million of his own people in his short reign. When the innocent are led to the slaughter, and no one seems to care, it truly is a holocaust. (Proverbs 24:11-12) Today, among all the innocents being killed in the world, the greatest crime is the killing of the pre-born. "Pro-choice" is a lie; babies NEVER choose to die!

(35) Marcus, November 10, 2007 4:36 PM

A Question of Ownership

It behooves the conveyor of any information to remember that the information for information sake is for nothing else save informing the receiver of the intended or required information that is to be conveyed. How dare any one person think they own any thing when they know perfectly well that the ownership of all is under HaShem and that the use thereof is nothing more than an act of stewardship and nothing less than a commitment of worship which should edify the intended hearer as it is intended to do. How truly haughty are a people who think they "own" a word as though they also own the context and the idea that word creates. How big they think they are, and how small will they be shown to be when they meet the Creator.

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