CN Morning Rundown: The Parallels of Early 1930s Germany and Current America Can No Longer Be Ignored

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The Parallels of Early 1930s Germany and Current America Can No Longer Be Ignored

Twice rejected by Vienna's prestigious Academy of Fine Arts, the Austrian wannabe painter Adolf Hitler [1889-1945] was appointed chancellor of Germany on Jan. 30, 1933. Germany, the "country of poets and thinkers," would now be led by someone who fraternized with cranks and criminals and was often seen carrying a dog whip in public.

The Third Reich ("the third empire") had been inaugurated.

George Strausser Messersmith (1883-1960) was the United States consul general in Berlin during the rise and initial Nazification of Germany from 1930 to 1934. Nicknamed "40-page George" for his lengthy missives to Washington, Messersmith reported extensively on the Nazi policy of Gleichschaltung: Hitler's enforcement of "political conformity in all sectors, from the economy and trade associations to the media, culture and education."

US Silver Medalist: 'I Am a Walking Testimony of How Incredible God Truly Is'

U.S. track and field star Kendra "Keni" Harrison was sitting at home during the 2016 summer Olympic games, so she's not complaining about winning a silver medal on Monday in the 100-meter hurdles, her first Olympic contest.

Instead, the devout Christian continues to give glory to God. Her bios on her Instagram and Twitter accounts begin with the words, "I love Jesus."

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, who grew up in South Carolina, went to college in Kentucky and trains in Florida, took the hurdles gold to her mother's native Puerto Rico after an upset Monday that kept the Americans out of the gold column as Olympic track reached Day 4.

Anne Graham Lotz Praises God as Son Leaves Hospital Following ICU COVID Stay

Jonathan Lotz—the grandson of the late evangelist Billy Graham—has been discharged from the hospital after battling a severe COVID-19 infection.

Anne Graham Lotz, Jonathan's mother, announced the good news Sunday evening.

"Today, he was discharged from the hospital!" Graham Lotz wrote in a Facebook post alongside a picture of herself hugging Jonathan. "God has heard and answered your prayers for my son!"

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