How Do You Kill 11 Million People?

Hitler 1928 (Wikipedia)

Hitler 1928 (Wikipedia)

Adolph Hitler came to power in Germany in 1933. The Nazis were defeated by the Allied powers in 1945. During that twelve-year period, Hitler slaughtered approximately eleven million people, mostly Jews, as part of his “Final Solution”.

Consider the numbers. How can one corrupt, narcissistic dictator affect the systematic annihilation of over eleven million people, with very little resistance on the part of those being murdered? According to Andy Andrews, by lying to them.

The Next Four Years

(cc) Mark Skrobola - Flickr

(cc) Mark Skrobola – Flickr

One week ago, the United States of America elected its 44th President, Barack Obama. He will be the first African-American in the history of our country to serve in that capacity. Election Day 2008 was truly a historic day in many ways … some good, some bad. Here are my thoughts.