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Concentration camps? Comparisons to Nazi Germany? Oh yes
Well, I’ve got to weigh in here with a repeat posting of a piece I published in October 2017 about Aristides de Sousa Mendes, because how he dealt with frantic refugees in southern France after the German invasion is pertinent … Continue reading
Posted in Law, suits and order, Politics, The Facts of Life, Trumpism Tagged Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Bo Lidegaard, Border Control, concentration camps, Countrymen, Denmark and Jews in WWII, DHS, German invasion of Denmark, ICE, Maurice Papon, Nazi concentration camps, southern border refugees, US concentration camps, US southern border, Vichy France Comments Off on Concentration camps? Comparisons to Nazi Germany? Oh yes
How is our species evolving? Weirdly
From Harper’s Weekly Review: President Donald Trump removed top Department of Homeland Security officials amid their move to a new headquarters (in a building formerly called the Government Hospital for the Insane)… [Julian] Assange’s Ecuadorian citizenship had been suspended several … Continue reading
Posted in Mysteries of Life, The Facts of Life, Trumpism Tagged Catholic Church, Department of Homeland Security building, DHS, evolution, evolution of our species, Government Hospital for the Insane, homo sapien, infected body parts, Julian Assange's cat, sexual revolution, Somalia, Trump Comments Off on How is our species evolving? Weirdly
If we are a nation of law, what do we do about a bad law?
I’m working on an article about a greatly heroic man whose act in saving thousands of desperate refugees and immigrants centered on defiance of one of his country’s laws. Actually not a law, but an executive order. I think of … Continue reading
Posted in Law, suits and order, Politics, The Facts of Life Tagged ACLU, CBP, Customs and Border Protection, DACA, Department of Homeland Security, deportations, DHS, executive orders, ICE, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, John Kelly, Sally Yates, Supreme Court of the United States, undocumented immigrants Comments Off on If we are a nation of law, what do we do about a bad law?