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peggysue2

(10,747 posts)
Mon Jun 18, 2018, 12:12 PM Jun 2018

Child Actors Worthy of an Oscar

Yes, you knew it was coming and someone would go there. In this case, it is Ann Coulter charging that the images of caged immigrants, children specifically, are populated by child actors weeping, appearing stressed out and traumatized on cue for the cameras.

A ploy, an act. They are reading from a liberal script, Coulter claims, and she begs that the Trumpster not fall for it. This article was published at Breitbart. I refuse to provide a link to a racist rag.

Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), has said there simply is no policy to separate parents from their children.

If you can’t justify abusive policy dictums, just deny they exist.

She will not, she stated, apologize for enforcing the law. That would be the law that does not require abusing, terrorizing children.

Evil elf Jeff Sessions reiterated these comments in New Orleans where he accepted an Award for Awfulness from the Sheriff’s Association.

Then there’s the Border Patrol who feels ‘uncomfortable’ with the use of the word ‘cages.’ Although the term may be accurate, the spokesman said, the people are not being treated like animals.

That’s reassuring.

However, we already have our first substantiated allegation of child sexual abuse by a US deputy. A 4-year old child repeatedly molested while the child’s mother was threatened with deportation if she alerted anyone.

But, but . . . The Law.

Yes, the Rule of Law exists and must be protected. But when the Rule of Law is perverted, twisted in order to justify harm and abuse, the perversion must be called out. In this case, the law as written does not require ripping apart families or traumatizing children. The defenders of a wicked policy are simply . . . lying to cover their own asses and muddy the waters.

The Trumpster insists crime has increased by 30% when, in fact, crime is at a 20-30 year low. Oh btw, immigrants are far less likely to commit crime in country than native born citizens.

I probably don’t have to tell you that using the Law to justify all manner of horror was effectively utilized by the Nazis to imprison, work to death and execute undesirables by the millions.

We are approaching an Event Horizon. The danger is all too real.


https://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/border-patrol-very-uncomfortable-with-word-cages

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2018/06/18/deputy-accused-of-sexually-assaulting-girl-4-threatening-to-have-mother-deported-if-she-spoke-up/?utm_term=.ddcf04a63a79

https://www.brennancenter.org/analysis/crime-2017-updated-analysis

http://www.politifact.com/california/statements/2017/aug/03/antonio-villaraigosa/mostly-true-undocumented-immigrants-less-likely-co/

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Child Actors Worthy of an Oscar (Original Post) peggysue2 Jun 2018 OP
That Coulter person is vile. CurtEastPoint Jun 2018 #1
So many of these people are vile but . . . peggysue2 Jun 2018 #3
If she would only eat food she wouldn't have to come out of her lair to feed on the hate Solly Mack Jun 2018 #2
They're really like vampires feeding peggysue2 Jun 2018 #4
Well said! Solly Mack Jun 2018 #5

peggysue2

(10,747 posts)
3. So many of these people are vile but . . .
Mon Jun 18, 2018, 12:48 PM
Jun 2018

it's the day-to-day governmental appointees and spokespeople willing to defend the indefensible who are truly shocking. I asked elsewhere:

How do you sleep at night, get up in the morning and face your own children under the circumstances? How can you possibly justify traumatizing and terrorizing other people's children when you're a parent yourself?

The only answer I can come up with is Rick Wilson's infamous line: Everything Trump Touches Dies. If that holds true then these people have already rotted from the inside out.

I was aghast listening to Kelly Ann Conway yesterday defending the policy and claiming she's a Catholic with a conscience. As if that explains anything!

It's an incredible cognitive disconnect. Sadly, we have examples throughout history.

Solly Mack

(90,710 posts)
2. If she would only eat food she wouldn't have to come out of her lair to feed on the hate
Mon Jun 18, 2018, 12:40 PM
Jun 2018

she riles up.

But maybe that's what keeps her species alive. They rile up hate and then feeds off it.

peggysue2

(10,747 posts)
4. They're really like vampires feeding
Mon Jun 18, 2018, 12:52 PM
Jun 2018

on those pockets of hate and rage. But they're also very susceptible/vulnerable to sunlight and exposure. I've never considered Coulter funny or entertaining; she's merely a vile opportunist with a slanderous mouth.

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