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October 18, 2017

German woman convicted of Holocaust denial again

Filed under: Auschwitz, Holocaust — Tags: — furtherglory @ 1:34 pm

Ursula Haverbeck

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/ursula-haverbeck-holocaust-denier-germany-prison-sentence-six-months-nazi-far-right-racism-anti-a8006496.html

Will someone please prove to this old lady that there really were gas chambers at Auschwitz and other camps, and get her to shut up. Of course, there were gas chambers used for killing Jews — why would anyone deny this? (Just kidding)

I happen to be one of the few people who has ever seen a real gas chamber. When I was in the 4th grade, my school took me and my classmates to Jefferson City, Missouri to see a real gas chamber. It was a two-seater, where two people could be gassed at one time. You can see a photo of the Misssouri gas chamber by clicking on the link below:

https://furtherglory.wordpress.com/tag/missouri-gas-chamber/

The Nazi gas chambers were large rooms where hundreds of Jews could be gassed at one time. Or were these chambers used to store dead bodies of Jews who had died of disease?

My photo of gas chamber ruins at Auschwitz

I have a section on my website about the gas chamber ruins at Auschwitz: http://www.scrapbookpages.com/AuschwitzScrapbook/Tour/Birkenau/GasChamberRuins.html

 

 

Megyn Kelly is back in the news….

Filed under: TV shows — furtherglory @ 12:37 pm

Let me say right off the bat that I love Megyn Kelly. She is very beautiful and very gutsy (if that is a word).

Her problem is that she is not highly educated and she makes many mistakes; she doesn’t know what every college graduate knows, and that makes her appear to be stupid.

Megyn is in the news now because of her recent interview with Tom Brokaw.

The following quote is from this news article: https://jezebel.com/confusing-and-a-little-jarring-what-tv-anchors-think-o-1819150675

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When NBC announced the decision to give Kelly her own morning slot—despite poor ratings for her initial Sunday night series—a swath of viewers and fellow media members disapproved, especially since it meant she’d be replacing fan favorites Tamron Hall and Al Roker.

In her first week on air, Kelly managed to make headlines at least, leaving Jane Fonda dumbfounded by a plastic surgery question. In the second week, days after the deadliest mass shooting in the US., Kelly was criticized for appearing to cut off Tom Brokaw as he was critiquing the NRA.

Behind the scenes, the show’s producers seem to be struggling to figure out what a Megyn Kelly show should look like. While NBC remains patient by necessity, and as Kelly grows more comfortable in the role, ratings have reportedly been soft and slipping since the first week, hitting a “possible all-time low” for the Today Show brand, according to Page Six sources. Adjacently, publicists appear to be reluctant to feature their clients on the show—“I literally haven’t pitched anyone even from right out the gate. The buzz that is out there is so bad,” one publicist told Variety.

Many of the TV anchors and personalities I spoke to—who work for local stations or major network affiliates—agree that there’s a problem, much of which has to do with Kelly’s attempt to outrun her past life. Here’s what peers had to say about the Megyn Kelly Today format, its execution, pros, cons, and whether Megyn Kelly can survive in the morning.

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That’s all she wrote — and she rubbed that out. (words from an old song)