Thursday, August 04, 2016

Mussolini's birthplace BANS shops from selling souvenirs with images of the Fascist dictator after complaints from tourists

Souvenirs that celebrate fascist dictator Benito Mussolini have been banned in the region where the former Italian prime minister was born.

Shop owners or vendors could be sent to jail if they continue to sell busts, coffee mugs, pins and even baby clothing that show the founder of the National Fascist Party, who ruled Italy until he was ousted in 1943.

Government officials in the northern region of Emilia-Romagna, which includes the cities of Bologna and Parma, passed a motion banning the sale of souvenirs with fascist symbols.

Emilia-Romagna is the first region in Italy to implement such a ban. Anyone caught breaking the new law could be sent to jail for six months to two years, The Local reported.


Italians are not nearly as bothered by Musso as Germans are by Hitler.  Musso had no concentration camps for instance. He just exiled opponents to one of Italy's outlying islands.  And he was the only Italian ruler before or since to get on top of the Mafia.


Bird of Paradise said...

If the whining tourists dont like it they dont have to buy it the fact that Mussulini was a Liberal like most demacrats are

Anonymous said...

Are the leftists trying to erase history once again or are they afraid that another Mussolini might emerge? Reminds me of the leftists trying erase the Confederacy. You just can't erase history. Too many archives exist.

dicky bird said...

I belong to a militaria collectors society, and there are a few members who collect Nazi militaria. They are not Nazis, just the opposite, they know very well how evil the German Socialists were. Like myself they love history, the human story, and collect for the great stories and their lessons on life associated with those items, and to preserve them for future generations. And yet they get called Nazis and racists by leftist.

Also, I have many history books, including several on WWII era Germany and Japan, and when my lefty "friends" have seen them on the book shelves they usually mutter disapproving comments and give me strange looks as if I should not have them. One even told another that such books indicated I am a racist. Lefties Lefties claim to be "non-judgemental" but like all qualities that they claim themselves to have, they are really the opposite, with just a partial shell of the virtue they portray themselves as having. Lefties are fakes, though most are unconscious of being so. Most are mislead by those who are conscious.

Spurwing Plover the Fighting Shorebird said...

Soon they'll ban anything american becuase it offends the whining little snowflakes in their little Safe Space(Playpen)becuase little delicate snowflakes just go WAAH,WAAH,WAAH all day

Hinchey said...

I went to Rimini about ten years ago and was surprised and pleased to go into a shop that sold football and Mussolini stuff . I bought a fascist column ornament and a pair of novelty Mussolini briefs . The former is a great talking point as hardly anyone actually recognizes the symbol of fascism . I have some respect for Mussolini and also for Hitler as do many people but unlike most I am ok to admit it . I also cherish freedom and individual rights and feel that banning such items for sale is basically Fascist . I believe any government who acts in such a way has more in common with Mussolini and Hitlers systems than with a free society based on the rights of the individual .

Gooniebird said...

Hinchey. Your right about that one the entire EU is nothing but a socialists goverment and Stalin and Mao were a lot ore worst then Hitler and Mussolini ever was