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Sat Jun 22, 2019, 07:29 PM

Author kidnapped by Somali pirates absolutely destroys the integrity of Trump and DHS Sec Kirstjen N


Published 1 min ago on June 22, 2019
By Bob Brigham

Journalist Michael Scott Moore, who was held hostage by pirates for 32 months, offered a damning observation on American politics in the age of President Donald Trump.

In January of 2012, Moore was kidnapped in Galkayo, Somali and held until being liberated by Navy SEALs in September of 2014.

He published the memoir The Desert and the Sea : 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast in 2018.

Moore posted a video of a Trump Department of Justice official attempting to justify not giving toothpaste or soap to children detained by the Department of Homeland Security under Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen.

“Somali pirates gave me toothpaste and soap,” Moore noted.

More:
https://www.rawstory.com/2019/06/author-kidnapped-by-somali-pirates-absolutely-destroys-the-integrity-of-trump-and-dhs-sec-kirstjen-nielsen/?utm_source=push_notifications

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Reply Author kidnapped by Somali pirates absolutely destroys the integrity of Trump and DHS Sec Kirstjen N (Original post)
Judi Lynn Jun 2019 OP
tblue37 Jun 2019 #1
KentuckyWoman Jun 2019 #2
Judi Lynn Jun 2019 #28
2naSalit Jun 2019 #3
sheshe2 Jun 2019 #4
democrank Jun 2019 #5
sharedvalues Jun 2019 #6
Mira Jun 2019 #9
reACTIONary Jun 2019 #19
eggplant Jun 2019 #21
cstanleytech Jun 2019 #23
reACTIONary Jun 2019 #25
cstanleytech Jun 2019 #26
reACTIONary Jun 2019 #27
reACTIONary Jun 2019 #24
sharedvalues Jun 2019 #30
reACTIONary Jun 2019 #31
sharedvalues Jun 2019 #32
reACTIONary Jun 2019 #33
sharedvalues Jun 2019 #34
Kind of Blue Jun 2019 #10
klook Jun 2019 #14
Kind of Blue Jun 2019 #15
LastLiberal in PalmSprings Jun 2019 #16
lunatica Jun 2019 #17
Judi Lynn Jun 2019 #29
shanny Jun 2019 #7
NBachers Jun 2019 #8
zed nada Jun 2019 #11
Chemisse Jun 2019 #12
llmart Jun 2019 #13
radical noodle Jun 2019 #20
real Cannabis calm Jun 2019 #18
Laelth Jun 2019 #22

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 07:51 PM

1. K&R for visibility. nt

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 07:58 PM

2. kick

damning.

Thanks for posting

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Response to KentuckyWoman (Reply #2)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 11:20 PM

28. Thank you, KentuckyWoman.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 08:05 PM

3. K&R

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 08:06 PM

4. Kick!

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 08:22 PM

5. Kick

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 08:33 PM

6. The Trump lawyer's name is Sarah Fabian

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Response to sharedvalues (Reply #6)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 09:56 PM

9. Watching her

gave me insight into what it means to hem and haw. A despicable performance of bought and paid for servitude. She did not manage an argument, and made me sick to the core.
She has not slept a wink since this performance. I'm certain of it. I believe in women in general. She is a sickening exception, solidifying the rule.

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Response to Mira (Reply #9)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 02:02 PM

19. She's a lawyer....

.... Lawyers have an obligation to represent their clients regardless of how despicable they may be. Just ask Hilary.

Now maybe she believes what she is saying. But I doubt it. And I feel a bit sorry for her. (Just a bit.)

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Response to reACTIONary (Reply #19)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 04:06 PM

21. Just ask "Hilary" what?

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Response to eggplant (Reply #21)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 04:37 PM

23. Yeah that parts not clear at all.

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Response to cstanleytech (Reply #23)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 08:14 PM

25. Hillary - my hero

https://www.factcheck.org/2016/06/clintons-1975-rape-case/

She was much maligned for this by the right wingers.

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Response to reACTIONary (Reply #25)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 09:09 PM

26. Ahhh, it might help in the future if you explain such things then in your posts.

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Response to cstanleytech (Reply #26)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 09:17 PM

27. Will do (nt)

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Response to eggplant (Reply #21)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 08:12 PM

24. Hillary - my hero

https://www.factcheck.org/2016/06/clintons-1975-rape-case/

She was much maligned for this by the right wingers.

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Response to reACTIONary (Reply #19)

Mon Jun 24, 2019, 07:13 AM

30. Not true. She should have refused.

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Response to sharedvalues (Reply #30)

Mon Jun 24, 2019, 03:04 PM

31. As mentioned, she is a carrier official, and is not ....

.... responsible for the policy. I don't think she should be vilified as if she were.

Career officials are responsible for advocating for the administration's policy choices without insinuating their own political views. This is part of the ethos of the career civil service. It is similar to the responsibility of trial lawyers to advocate for their client regardless of their personal judgement of their clients behavior or character. It is important to the integrity of the civil service.

If you want to denigrate someone for this policy, denigrate those who are responsible for it. She doesn't deserve it.

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Response to reACTIONary (Reply #31)

Wed Jun 26, 2019, 11:37 PM

32. Check out this. She had a choice.

She failed a basic test of moral decency.




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Response to sharedvalues (Reply #32)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 05:03 AM

33. Here is some reporting on the incident....

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/25/us/sarah-fabian-migrant-lawyer-doj.html

I honestly think there are others who are more deserving of the outrage being directed at her.

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Response to reACTIONary (Reply #33)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 07:32 AM

34. There are others more deserving: GOP Senate. Fox. Murdoch. Limbaugh

But there is a time when all people should stand up against atrocity.
She didn’t design the policy. But she had a chance to make a stand. And she failed to do so.
Personal accountability is powerful and it’s worth using her name.

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Response to sharedvalues (Reply #6)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 05:55 AM

10. Thanks for shedding more light on this monstrous lawyer. Back in July 2018

During the two-hour hearing, Sabraw asked Justice Department lawyer Sarah Fabian and a lawyer representing the American Civil Liberties Union about their availability over the weekend.

“We will do whatever. We will stay the weekend,” said the lawyer representing the ACLU, which successfully sued the Trump administration over its family-shattering practice last month.

Fabian said she had other obligations.

“I have dog-sitting responsibilities that require me to go back to Colorado but I will be back Monday,” she said, according to a transcript published by NBC News.

https://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ny-pol-trump-doj-extension-migrant-families-20180706-story.html

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Response to Kind of Blue (Reply #10)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 07:49 AM

14. Bet the dogs get soap once in a while

and probably toothpaste — and are not separated from their families.

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Response to klook (Reply #14)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 08:45 AM

15. Yeah, really sad. This administration treats dogs better

than children and literally argues just that.

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Response to klook (Reply #14)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 10:00 AM

16. The dogs get regular baths and grooming.

Too bad the same can't be said about the residents of the Trump Concentration Camps.

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Sun Jun 23, 2019, 11:24 PM

29. Thanks, sharedvalues. n/t

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 09:49 PM

7. Boom goes the dynamite

 

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 09:53 PM

8. They Walk Among Us

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 06:29 AM

11. I guess MAKE AMERICA At LEAST AS GREAT AS A BUNCH OF SOMALI PIRATES AGAIN.....

...would be too long to fit on a baseball cap.....

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 06:29 AM

12. Wow.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 07:37 AM

13. When is Nielsen going to be fired and behind bars?

n/t

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Response to llmart (Reply #13)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 03:59 PM

20. She's resigned some time ago

Behind bars, probably never.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 01:02 PM

18. recommended to publicize

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 04:10 PM

22. k&r for exposure. n/t

-Laelth

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