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June 21, 2018

Young immigrants detained in Virginia center allege abuse

Source: Associated press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at a juvenile detention center in Virginia say they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in solitary confinement, left nude and shivering in concrete cells.

Read more: https://apnews.com/amp/afc80e51b562462c89907b49ae624e79?__twitter_impression=true

Now it has moved to the realm of concentration camps. It's not hyperbole, it's real.
June 21, 2018

Do you believe in reincarnation ?

I do not but this might make me reconsider.



June 21, 2018

Tell me that is not child trafficking.


Bringing kids in the dead of the night to a foster care agency in nyc.

More than 350 migrant kids — as young as 9 months old — have been sent to a single Harlem foster care provider since the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on separating children from parents at the border began, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday.

I wonder how much money is going to change hands in terms of adoption fees and have these kids snatched from their parents.

Also, it gives us an insight into the conditions in the detention centers :

The youngsters arrive riddled with lice, bed bugs and chicken pox from the immigration detention facilities they were held in before being bused to the Big Apple, and are also suffering trauma from the separation, de Blasio says the workers there told him.

This Is happening in America in 2018.

The only positive I see if I look really hard is that they are in nyc and mayor de blasio might be able to help them.

June 20, 2018

For lawyers on du

Is there anybody or any organization who would have standing to bring forth a lawsuit for human right violations or kidnapping or breaking any number of rights in the constitution ?
Is there any legitimate case to be made or would the administration be able to claim it's the law they are applying with zero-tolerance ?

June 20, 2018

Senators and Congress people

Need to force their way into these facilities. Governors should come with their security detail and dare the feds to arrest them.

Trump is building fucking concentration camps. They are saying the tent city is going to be expanded to 4000 beds.

June 19, 2018

This is the United States of America. This is not nazi germany.

Dianne Feinstein on Chris Hayes.

A month ago, we were criticized even here on du when making comparisons with nazi Germany. No, this can't happen here, let's not go for hyperbole, etc...

Well we are there now. For a mainstream senator to say that on national tv, you better believe we are there.

June 16, 2018

The Swamp..

See what this talented artist is doing:


June 14, 2018

History repeats itself !

Rachel is talking about herb Kalmbach who was Nixon 's fixer. He was using hush money gotten from campaign funds, money from corporations that donated to his law firm hoping to cash in because he was Nixon's personal lawyer...

Contrast that with Cohen. You could just paste and replace Kalmbach by Cohen, Nixon by Trump and you have it...

June 13, 2018

I can't believe it ! That propaganda video the white house made.

Trump thinks he is taping a new episode of the apprentice. I can't believe it. It's incredibly cheesy , has the production value of a WWF fight night announcement. How low have we fallen if there was not anybody in the white house staff who could have said how fucking bad it is and put a stop to it.

June 13, 2018

Just heard on Hayes a dem Congress woman

Describing her visit to a federal prison with women seeking asylum. I can't even describe it without getting upset. Basically, what's going on with ice has very strong resemblance with the likes of pol pot, Stalin or Hitler. Same tactics. Separating kids from their mothers telling them they are going for a shower, putting these people in cells that are not heated with stale rusty water coming from a sink as their only source of water, putting them in cages, etc....
The United States is turning into a brutal dictatorship and Congress is doing nothing, most Americans can't be bothered to get informed or worse, believe the Trump propaganda that it's all fake news. Those are the exact same things that happened in 1920's Germany.

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