Reinhard was an early recruit to the SS and rose through the ranks over the years. He helped orchestrate Kristallnacht and eventually its big budget sequel: the Holocaust. He was assassinated in 1942 by militants who thought the Holocaust was a bad idea, for reasons they didn't feel needed explaining.
Heinz, upon discovering that Hitler's "murder everyone" platform wasn't some kind of metaphor, completely changed his position. As a journalist, he became increasingly critical of the Nazi regime and eventually went full hog against the Third Reich, helping to forge a hundred passports for Jews, allowing them to escape Europe and the Holocaust. Heinz Heydrich committed suicide in 1944 when he suspected that the Gestapo were on to him, though they likely still had no idea and simply wanted to question him for wasting paper. To be fair to Heinz though, they would probably still kill you for that. Nazis weren't super chill.
Ben Franklin's Son Was A Staunch Monarchist
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Benjamin Franklin. You know him from creating America, inventing half of the technology you use today, fucking his way through all 50 states, and the goddamn $100 bill. Yes, he is what it's all about.
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"I keep it 100 all day, every day. Literally."
Ben Franklin had an illegitimate son named William. Due to Ben's power and influence, William became governor of New Jersey, which we guess is slightly better than governor of nothing. But, when the American Revolution broke out, there were some awkward conversations at the Franklin family dinner table. William Franklin was a hardcore loyalist to the British crown.
Even when it became apparent that England was going to lose, William Franklin refused the command to defect to the United States and, instead, escaped to London. But, he didn't go quietly -- once he was comfortably back in England, William Franklin convinced the British to launch another attack on the not-quite-yet-United States, which again failed. He died in 1813, after his father had signed the constitution he dreaded ever coming to pass.
As a final note of irony, William's son, also named William (apparently there just weren't many names back in the day), defected again against his own father and became a diplomat for his grandpa, Ben Franklin. All teenagers go through a rebellious phase, but when the Franklins rebel, they rebel hard.
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