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9th Dec '16 2:22:15 PM ShamusAran
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* ZenPencils has been called a FramingDevice for nothing but one YouKnowWhoSaidThat moment after another.
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10th Oct '16 2:37:15 AM MCanter89
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* Hitler's underling Hermann Goering uttered a phrase which has often been used in this sense, especially in recent years:

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* Hitler's underling Hermann Goering Göring uttered a phrase which has often been used in this sense, especially in recent years:



29th Sep '16 12:51:48 PM Morgenthaler
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'''Jon Stewart:''' Stephen, [[JosephStalin Stalin]] said that. That was Stalin. Jefferson said he'd rather have a free press and no government than a government and no free press.\\

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'''Jon Stewart:''' Stephen, [[JosephStalin [[UsefulNotes/JosephStalin Stalin]] said that. That was Stalin. Jefferson said he'd rather have a free press and no government than a government and no free press.\\
20th Sep '16 7:34:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* One which has been linked to on this site is a page comparing AlGore quotes to those of the Unabomber.

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* One which has been linked to on this site is a page comparing AlGore UsefulNotes/AlGore quotes to those of the Unabomber.
17th Aug '16 10:32:39 AM Berrenta
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* HitlerAteSugar [[http://www.fstdt.net/QuoteComment.aspx?QID=70013 fail]] from Website/FundiesSayTheDarndestThings:
-->Here are two official slogans or mottos. As I rehearse them for you, ask yourself where these originated.
--->"Politics do not belong in the church."
--->"The church must be separate from the state."
-->These mottos did not come from the ACLU, nor from Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, nor from the Freedom from Religion Foundation. [[{{Narm}} No, these slogans, word for word, came directly from the mind of Adolph Hitler.]]
** None of which is remotely true: Hitler forcibly amalgamated the Catholic and Lutheran churches into one government-controlled Reich church, persecuting any dissenting clergy, such as Martin Niemoller or Dietrich Bonhoeffer, along with entire minority groups like the Jehovah's Witnesses. So basically the opposite.
** On the other side of the debate, [[http://www.daylightatheism.org/2006/08/hitler-atheist.html Hitler's opinions on atheism]]:
*** "Secular schools can never be tolerated because such schools have no religious instruction, and a general moral instruction without religious foundation is built on air; consequently all character training and religion must be derived from faith..."
*** "We were convinced that the people need and require this faith. We have therefore undertaken the fight against the atheistic movement, and that not merely with a few theoretical declarations: we have stamped it out." (Hitler really did shut down atheist organizations in Germany, and state-sponsored prayer in schools was firmly entrenched). Note these quotes aren't offered to debunk opponents of church-state separation due to an AssociationFallacy, but the specific claim of "Hitler was an atheist, thus atheism is wrong."
16th Jul '16 9:06:25 AM nombretomado
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Two characters are discussing a controversial, possibly RippedFromTheHeadlines course of action or social policy. After one of them comes out against it, the other recites a quote endorsing it, or a description of a person who believed it. When the person opposing the policy asks who said that, the proponent identifies it as being by a universally respected historical figure, religious icon, or someone else who is typically considered to have been wise and generally correct about things (such as {{Jesus}}, UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln, or AlbertEinstein).

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Two characters are discussing a controversial, possibly RippedFromTheHeadlines course of action or social policy. After one of them comes out against it, the other recites a quote endorsing it, or a description of a person who believed it. When the person opposing the policy asks who said that, the proponent identifies it as being by a universally respected historical figure, religious icon, or someone else who is typically considered to have been wise and generally correct about things (such as {{Jesus}}, UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln, or AlbertEinstein).
UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein).
13th May '16 11:04:27 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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-->'''Stephen Colbert:''' It was ThomasJefferson himself who said, "Everyone imposes his own system as far as his army can reach."\\

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-->'''Stephen Colbert:''' It was ThomasJefferson UsefulNotes/ThomasJefferson himself who said, "Everyone imposes his own system as far as his army can reach."\\
28th Feb '16 2:37:54 AM JulianLapostat
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* An experiment carried out during the [=McCarthy=] days had people refusing to sign a document consisting of quotes from the Declaration of Independence and Constitution... out of fear it would have them marked as a Communist.[[note]]This may be an urban legend.[[/note]]
** Occasionally, reporters pull this stunt for a quick story on how poorly modern US citizens understand their founding documents. It's all quotes with most people, not concepts.

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* An experiment carried out during the [=McCarthy=] days had people refusing to sign a document consisting of quotes from the Declaration of Independence and Constitution... out of fear it would have them marked as a Communist.[[note]]This may be an urban legend.[[/note]]
** Occasionally, reporters pull this stunt for
[[/note]] Of course AntiIntellectualism was a quick story on how poorly modern US citizens understand their founding documents. It's all quotes with most people, not concepts.major part of the RedScare. One famous incident during TheThirties when Hallie Flanagan was called to report to the [=HUAC=] had them citing an interview Flanagan where she quoted an excerpt. The senator asked Flanagan who she was quoting and she said, Creator/ChristopherMarlowe, to which the Commitee asked Flanagan [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer if Marlowe was a communist]], Flanagan reminded the Commitee that Marlowe was an Elizabethan playwright preceding Shakespeare. The Commitee than claimed that art was itself [[InsaneTrollLogic communist]] and leftist and castigated against productions by Mr. [[Creator/{{Euripides}} Euripides]].
27th Feb '16 10:00:00 PM 10-13-2
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* In an early issue of ''Robin'', Two-Face and his gang use automatic weapons to slaughter an entire convention of [[AcceptableTargets lawyers]] (wearing tuxedoes and evening gowns, no less!), [[AssholeVictim an action for which one Gotham police detective jokingly suggests giving them medals]]. Two-Face quickly learns that his henchmen are nowhere near as well-read as he is.
-->'''Two-Face:''' "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." Do you know who said that?
-->'''Henchman:''' Uhhh...[[LiteralMinded you]]?
-->'''Two-Face:''' [[SurroundedByIdiots Idiot.]]
14th Dec '15 4:13:17 PM Doug86
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* The RoyZimmerman song "That is the War on Terror" uses this, referring to a 'great quote about war': "Now, who said that...? Oh that's right, it was [[GodwinsLaw Hermann Goering.]]"

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* The RoyZimmerman Music/RoyZimmerman song "That is the War on Terror" uses this, referring to a 'great quote about war': "Now, who said that...? Oh that's right, it was [[GodwinsLaw Hermann Goering.]]"
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