And when they came for me…

First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out –
Because I was not a Socialist.

Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out –
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out –
Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me — and there was no one left to speak for me.

Martin Niemöller (1892-1984) was an ardent nationalist and prominent Protestant pastor who emerged as an outspoken public foe of Adolf Hitler and spent the last 7 years of Nazi rule in concentration camps.

Niemöller is perhaps best remembered for the quotation

7 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Kim
    Mar 05, 2012 @ 09:32:08

    Desecrated: The shocking video of Churchill’s Desert Rats’ graves being smashed to rubble… by the Libyans we helped liberate

    Headstones torn down and crucifixes smashed with hammers by extremists
    More than 150 graves of British serviceman systematically desecrated
    Attack carried out over two days with footage posted online
    Members of mob heard repeatedly calling dead servicemen ‘dogs’

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2109873/Benghazi-Shocking-video-Churchills-Desert-Rats-graves-smashed-rubble-Libyan-rebels.html#ixzz1oAPrXOTe

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  2. thearcher
    Mar 05, 2012 @ 09:34:24

    And yet, you are free to post whatever you want and read even the most outlandish and profane articles that exist on the internet. Today watching the devastation from the tornados, who will come to the aid of these people who have lost so much? Who will they cry for help from? The Federal Government thats who.

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  3. Kim
    Mar 05, 2012 @ 10:32:16

    Anti-Israel activists who have gathered this weekend at Harvard University’s “One State Conference” were told yesterday that the Jewish people do not exist.

    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2012/03/04/exclusive-audio-harvard-conference-jewish-people-do-not-exist

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  4. Kim
    Mar 05, 2012 @ 12:33:11

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Obama that Israel would decide for itself whether to strike Iran.

    “My supreme responsibility as prime minister of Israel is to ensure that Israel remains the master of its fate,” Netanyahu told Obama.

    http://freebeacon.com/netanyahu-to-obama-israel-reserves-the-right-to-strike/

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  5. Kim
    Mar 07, 2012 @ 08:57:01

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  6. Sherry
    Mar 11, 2012 @ 14:22:28

    A list of anti-biblical acts by Obama~

    http://www.wallbuilders.com/LIBissuesArticles.asp?id=106938
    :shock: Can someone say, “Dictatorship”?

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