Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
There are some 'EU = Fourth Reich" comments doing the rounds on the conspiracy boards (...it was all planned that way, y' see) so I'm wary of ascribing too much credibility to this argument. It matches very neatly anglo nationalistic sentiments about how the EU is essentially pro-fascist and anti-sovereignty.

It may (arguably) pro-fascist and anti-sovereignty economically, but I've yet to be convinced that it's a deliberate aim of - say - the European Parliament.

The Nazis weren't primarily financiers - although they were sponsored by same. They were primarily propagandists and manipulators.

We do know, however, that aside from well-known Nazi assimilation operations like Project Paperclip there were other CIA-Nazi links that remain murky at best.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Tue May 10th, 2011 at 04:53:53 PM EST
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Haven't encountered those arguments, as I apparently don't read the right "conspiracy theory" blogs. The diary, as I said, stemmed from a conversation Miguel and I had about the drift toward (now a solid movement toward) German control in the EU.
As well, the old story about the Nazi resort hotel has always needed a good airing out.

Capitalism searches out the darkest corners of human potential, and mainlines them.
by geezer in Paris (risico at wanadoo(flypoop)fr) on Fri May 13th, 2011 at 03:10:27 AM EST
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