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They’re hungry. So they feed. by Douglas Mercer NAPOLEON famously lamented that “the Jews are like locusts and they eat my France!” Brave last words. This man of battle once tried to solve the Jewish Question and got hoodwinked by the rabbis. Earlier, in 1799, Napoleon dreamed of marching into…
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Detail from Vasily Vereshchagin, Napoleon I on the Borodino Heights (1897). Oil on canvas, State Historical Museum, Moscow by Andrew Hamilton When speaking of Napoleon’s genius as a statesman, we must never forget (among other things) that it was he who finally reduced the Gallican Church…
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