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First They Came For The Jews

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First they came for the Jews
and I did not speak out
because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for the Communists
and I did not speak out
because I was not a Communist.

Then they came for the trade unionists
and I did not speak out
because I was not a trade unionist.

Then they came for me
and there was no one left
to speak out for me.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: holocaust
Caro 11 March 2021
Have been aware of this poem for years only thanks to Michael Savage. Things might be getting bad enough for people to get aware.
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Erin 26 February 2021
It's happening to us right now
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Fred 27 January 2021
I think it would be fine to go after the communists because they are the totalitarian thugs who would be committing these very crimes.
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John 20 February 2021
You don't understand the message at all, do you Fred! If you don't speak up for any injustice, then if you need support there may be no one there for you!
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You Were Warned 11 January 2021
This poem is all too apt for those rejoicing that conservatives are being silenced. They'll get to you soon enough. Learn from Neimöller's bitter regret, before it's too late.
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Helen 15 January 2021
Sounds regretful because he didn't step in to help the people. Sounds kind ofcregretful and a lesson learned
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TRBoom 12 December 2020
The Jews especially did not deserve what happened to them. They are the apple of God’s eye.
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Me 04 March 2021
God's getting real tired of having these poisonous 'apples' jammed into his 'eye'.
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The Goyim Know 05 March 2021
In the eyes of a Jewish extremist
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Caro 12 March 2021
Well that's largely the reason they were targeted.
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grimfandango 27 November 2020
They came for those that were corrosive and destructive to a healthy Germany. And they came for them to deport them. Not to murder them - Google the Haavara Agreement. So my question for you is, WHY did they " come" for you?
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philip Bardone 26 December 2020
You missed the point of the poem. It's about not doing anything for others when you should.
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Mmp 02 January 2021
Are you truly heartless?
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Me 04 March 2021
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Me 04 March 2021
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Ivanhoe 22 October 2020
Socialism is coming for you today under the Democrat Party
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Caro 12 March 2021
Socialism is the nice way to introduce Communism, right.
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Lynn P. 14 September 2020
Does not one see a parallel in what is happening in the USA today?
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David 27 June 2020
The Facist grew to fight the Communist. Stalin and Mao killed more, yet Hitler is more vilified.
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Fred 27 January 2021
The communists and fascists are on the same side of wickedness. They both hate Jesus Christ. They both are totalitarian. They both are satanic.
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John 20 February 2021
So that makes all the Jewish dead, acceptable? Give your head a shake, David!
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Caro 12 March 2021
Hitler just went about differently. Butler would
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Dixie 16 May 2020
I do speak up for everyone but they don't know it. The politicians are crooks. Your poem is right on.
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