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Benjamin Franklin – Unrepentant Anti-Semite

Benjamin Franklin, the discoverer of electricity and initiator of the 3rd Industrial Revolution, was also a rabid anti-Semite:

“There is a great danger for the United State of America. This great danger is the Jew. Gentlemen, in every land the Jews have settled, they have depressed the moral level and lowered the degree of commercial honesty. They have remained apart and unassimilated; oppressed, they attempt to strangle the nation financially, as in the case of Portugal and Spain.

“For more than seventeen hundred years they have lamented their sorrowful fate — namely, that they have been driven out of their …