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OK Billy, I think we're gonna have to agree to disagree on this one. I could go into details on most of your points, but I don't think that will get us anywhere other than wayyyyy off topic!

I hope we can agree that the Nazis weren't exactly nice people and that trying to make Christmas 'theres' is more historical proof of this.

If you really want to talk about this more, DM me.
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Once again I want to clarify something I said or didn't say. I never said nazis were athiests. It was a comparison that's all.
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well....heated discussion, huh?

I know how You meant Your post.

About Hitler being a catholic.....Well...he was born in Austria I tzhink....and about 99% of the austrian citizens were catholics back then....most of them were believers....but just never got out of the church and just stayed in for their own reputation.....It´s like it is now....many people are Christians, Muslims and Jews on paper....but don´t believe the teachings....One of Hitler´s main issue was that Religion was bad for the people....Religion is opium for the people....the Nazis were pretty much thinking the same the communist....religion was bad.

I agree with Maureen´s post...Hitler´s issue with Christmas...was the Jesus was a jew...and that Christianity came out of Jewish believ....and everything that was jewish was bad and not worth to live in his eyes.....good gosh how I had that bada++
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Interesting article, I never knew this about that time in history.
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