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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.
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: holocaust
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
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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Sheila 01 June 2021

We must remember that we are all equal under the law. If we don't insist on equal protection under the law, it can all fall apart @

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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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Caro 12 March 2021

Well that's largely the reason they were targeted.

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The Goyim Know 05 March 2021

In the eyes of a Jewish extremist

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