Mario Pierzchalski, the owner of Gasthof Zur Gemütlichkeit, has issued an apology letter to the community for the Nazi-themed dinner held at his restaurant on Martin Luther King Day. Pierchalski posted the letter in the comments section of City Pages' initial post about the dinner. The letter was ... More >>
A silent flashmob will take place outside Gasthof Zur Gemütlichkeit this evening in response to the Nazi-themed dinner City Pages reported on last week. According to organizers Margie Newman and Susan Schwaidelson Siegfried, the group is not affiliated with any specific organization. They will m ... More >>
Scott Steben, the organizer of the Nazi-themed dinner held at Gasthof's on MLK Day, has tattoos of Nazi SS bolts and the official SS skull on his right arm.See also: The story behind a Nazi-themed dinner at Gasthof'sThe photo featuring the tattoos was posted publicly on Steben's Facebook. In th ... More >>
Late last week, a reader sent City Pages a photo showing men dressed in German SS uniforms seated in the main dining room of northeast Minneapolis restaurant Gasthof Zur Gemutlichkeit surrounded by Nazi flags. The source, who wishes to remain anonymous, had himself received the photo from a friend, ... More >>
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Never one to pass up an opportunity for a good photo op, Michele Bachmann today posed with World War II veterans who had a hard time visiting the World War II memorial in D.C. because of a government shutdown she played a large role in creating.SEE ALSO: World War II bomb found in Lyn-LakeUnsurprisi ... More >>
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In recent weeks, Rev. Brad Brandon, the director of church outreach for Minnesota for Marriage, has traveled the state giving a presentation where he compares same-sex marriage advocates to Nazis.SEE ALSO: Rev. Brad Brandon wants his GOP endorsements to be tax exempt Minnesotans United for All Famil ... More >>
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Incredibly, Rep. Michele Bachmann compared the Nazi Holocaust with the American tax code over the weekend. Today, the Anti-Defamation League scorned her twisted moral equivalency, as well as a similar statement by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.
Michele Bachmann: Time invoke the corollary to Godwin's Rule.In New Hampshire over the weekend, Michele Bachmann declared that the American tax code creates "a similar death and a similar taking away" as Hitler's extermination of six million Jews during the Holocaust. To suggest that there i ... More >>
Photo: xrayspxU2: These guys do not captain a German submarineMichele Bachmann still doesn't get it: Bono and the boys were not around during World War II and they can't be held responsible for the sinking of the troop ship Dorchester. She repeated her confusion about Irish rockers and Germa ... More >>
Michele Bachmann flubs military history... againCongresswoman Michele Bachmann is giving supporters a mouthful this summer and somehow mega-popular Irish band U2 have become entangled in her "facts". She has been caught on tape confusing the rockers with attack submarines while invoki ... More >>
The Minnesota Historical Society is tweeting about Americans that came of age in the mid-20th century.
Sabina Zimering and Lucy Smith, both live in Minnesota today. We thought it was appropriate to pass along their stories on Holocaust Remembrance Day.
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