On Jan 12, 2011, at 9:23 PM, C. G. Estabrook wrote:
> The Tucson shooting is fast becoming a Reichstag fire for American
> liberals - a crime perpetrated by a crazy person, employed to
> pillory those who have unacceptable political ideas...
Do you seriously imagine that you can get away with portraying the Reichstag Fire, the signature event and emblem and decisive coup of the Nazi regime, as "a crime perpetrated by a crazy person?"
This cosmos did none of gods or men make, but it
always was and is and shall be: an everlasting fire,
kindling in measures and going out in measures."
Herakleitos of Ephesos