Thursday, January 19, 2012

the Rise of the Filipino Hitler

"We have the power. Now our gigantic work begins."

Those were Hitler's words on the night of January 30, 1933, as cheering crowds surged past him, for five long hours, beneath the windows of the Chancellery in Berlin.

In 2011, Noynoy Aquino rose to power. In the same vein, this was also what he, in essence, promised the Filipino People. In his inaugural address, he said:

Today marks the end of a regime indifferent to the appeals of the people. It is not Noynoy who found a way. You are the reason why the silent suffering of the nation is about to end. This is the beginning of my burden, but if many of us will bear the cross we will lift it, no matter how heavy it is. (from the official english translation)
He is now in power, and his "gigantic work" to "rebuild the nation" begins.

To consolidate power, Hitler neutralized his political Enemies. Again in the same vein, Noynoy Aquino neutralized his political enemies, most popular of which was his predecessor Gloria Arroyo, and is now on the verge of consolidating power by putting allies in congress, and more importantly, by getting rid of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, a co-equal branch of government.

We know what happened after Hitler gained absolute power. Absolute power in the hands of a man with a vision is dangerous enough, but give a foolish one absolute power and the result will be disastrous. What a fool can be capable of with such tremendous, unchecked power is something I shudder to think of.

Hitler had one Joseph Goebbels. Noynoy has an army of Goebbels, ranging from unofficial ones with positions in the executive and legislative departments, not counting his propaganda machine ABS-CBN. No one fits the role of Goebbels more than radio and TV anchorman Ted Failon (Teodoro Etong), who is blatantly the mouthpiece of Hitler-in-the-making.

When Hitler rose to power, the German people celebrated. They supported him, believed in his program of governance. Hitler was thought by many as the "Savior" of the nation. The same thing happened to Noynoy, who rose to power with the same popular support. The people were promised a Philippines of Eutopian proportions, a proverbial land of milk and honey. The sad truth, however, is that the people have been deceived into believing that the intention of Aquino is to clean the government of corruption, when in truth the intention is to protect the interests of the Cojuangco and Aquino families.

Hitler’s speeches ‘Appeal to German People’ blamed problems on weaknesses of democratic government and terrorist activities of Communists. Noynoy's speeches blamed problems on his political predecessor, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and her allies in government.

In an article from, it explains the need for consolidation of power by Hitler:

Consolidation of power is to remove opposition, gain mass support and to emerge as dictator. Hitler had been invited to power by a group of right-wing politicians on January 30, 1933 since they thought that they could control Hitler if he was invited to power. Thus, Hitler was allowed to consolidate his personal and regime’s power through legal means.

Compare this to Noynoy Aquino's attempts to consolidate power (by removing the last obstruction to his ambition, the Supreme Court, via the removal of the Chief Justice) to remove opposition. He has already gained some sort of mass support in an attempt to become a dictator. While Hitler was,as the article states, invited to power by a group of right wing politicians, Noynoy was coaxed into running for President by ambitious political operators who know very well their capacity to control Aquino. Thus Noynoy was allowed by his backers to consolidate his powers through "legal" means. The article further says:

The Enabling Law of March 23, 1933, would allow Hitler to make laws and enter treaties without consulting the Reichstag for 4 years. He could ignore the constitution and enter foreign agreements. This signified that he would be a dictator, having the monopoly of legal power to make decisions, ignoring the President and rule single-handedly.

Although no law has been passed by his allies in Congress to allow Noynoy to make laws and enter into treaties, we can see how Noynoy wants the power to enter into treaties, as could be seen from his desire to enter into an official agreement with the MILF. Also, it must be stressed that there are rumors floating that Joma Sison, head of the Communist Party of the Philippines, will be coming back to the Philippines soon to enter into an agreement with the Aquino Administration (as reported by ANA Partylist Rerpesentative Alcover). And like Hitler, Noynoy has the penchant to ignore the constitution, a constitution his very mother undertook to be created. His utter lack of respect for his co-equal branches of government is proof of it.

Today, the Philippines is at a very crucial stage in its history. We are in danger of allowing a Hitler to rise up because of propaganda spewed by the Aquino administration's propaganda machine. Aquino's supporters are easily deceived by the propaganda and automatically support his administration without benefit of thought or insight. It is now the duty of every freedom-loving Filipino to be ever more vigilant against this rising threat. In the end, it is up to us to prevent such a monster from ever ruling the great nation of ours. -end-

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