Friday, November 18, 2016

Terms Of Internment

I know that the Trump camp along ago approached cartoon/comic-book levels of open, nihilistic villainy, but now these assholes control the entire federal government and nearly two-thirds of the states, and it's telling that they boldly cite WW II-era Japanese internment camps as a positive precedent for the policies they want to implement.

A Donald Trump supporter cited the United States’ use of internment camps for Japanese-Americans during World War II as precedent for Trump’s rumored registry of Muslim immigrants. 
“It is legal, they say it will hold constitutional muster. I know the the ACLU is going to challenge it, but I think it will pass,” former Navy Seal and Trump supporter Carl Higbie said in an interview on Fox News with Megyn Kelly.

“And we’ve done it with Iran back— back a while ago, we did it during World War II with Japanese, which, call it what you will it may be wrong—” he said as Kelly jumped in.

“Come on, you’re not proposing we go back to the days of internment camps,” she said. “You know better than to suggest that, that’s the kind of thing that gets people scared, Carl.”

“No, no, no, I’m not proposing that at all, Megyn, but what I am saying is we need to protect America first,” he said. “I’m just saying there’s precedent for it, I’m not saying I agree with it, but in this case I absolutely believe—“ 
You can’t be citing Japanese internment camps as precedent for anything the president-elect is going to do,” Kelly responded. 
Look, the president needs to protect America first, and if that means having people that are not protected under our Constitution have some sort tor registry so we can understand- until we can identify the true threat and where it’s coming from, I support it,” Higbie said.

But that's exactly what they're doing, Megyn Kelly.  And it won't stop with Muslims entering from outside the US, either.  History has shown us that.

And yes, people like Carl Higbie should scare the ever-loving crap out of you.  These people run our government, our Congress, and pretty soon our courts.  They will get to decide what's constitutional or not.

These guys aren't even pretending anymore, they're outright fascists.

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