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'Beyond Barbaric': Internal Govt Report Reveals Migrants Forced to Stand on Toilets for Breathing Space at Overcrowded US Detention Center

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/05/31/beyond-barbaric-internal-govt-report-reveals-migrants-forced-stand-toilets-breathing

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Yeah, it sure is Insane to have Detention Centers in our County in the first place. We …could be in Cages next, and think it can only happen to Immigrants. Under this farce of a Trump Presidency the Country has gone to hell with no relief in sight, yet many brush Impeachment off the table. If we allow him to get away with this, what’s coming next will be more horrific. Martial Law anyone?

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The Fascists are practicing, honing their detention skills. At some point they will turn this crap on Americans who protest the Oligarchy.

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“Illegal Migrants”–who then are “legal” migrants? This is not a matter of legality but a natural result of reclaiming Turtle Island, of responding to the interference of their nations by the US.

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The US government is already using its power to oppress US citizens who refuse to conform. Ask folks facing decades for giving water to thirsty immigrants.

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I see a lot of whining both in the actual article and the comments. Does anyone have a solution?

The mantra used too be, there’s no crisis at the border.

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Clearly, illegal orders are being followed here. Heads must roll. This is MAGA? No, it is barbarism and sadism in our name. I am truly ashamed to be an American with such abhorrent behavior ordered by bigoted cowards.

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Amoral voting yields Amoral government.

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Absolutely. What other outcome can be expected from LOTE voting?

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This kind of barbaric savagery can not be voted away, nor will it disappear on its own.
It will continue to escalate and eventually be turned on the rest of us.
I suspect most of us already know what is required but are reluctant to say so on the heavily surveilled internet.

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Don’t worry Trump. Pelosi has your back.

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You are twisting the truth here and you damn well know it. What else is clucking new?

The “mantra” was FACT that the Trump Administration absolutely created the “crisis” at the border, meaning a “crisis” of desperate people running the fences, etc to escape the real crisis he created by refusing so many to enter with Mexico unable or unwilling to provide adequate shelter.

He then created a real crisis in the way the fucking jerk has, and is treating these people.

No one on this forum, save a few insufferable right wingers have ever denied the real crisis at the border, the one of injustice, imposed suffering on people, and worse.

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Solution:

  1. US pays reparations for past military assaults, undemocratic interventions in foreign governance, and economic exploitation.

  2. US government sends personal to support national and local initiatives aimed at economic and social recovery.

  3. US government recognizes the humanity of migrants and accepts 100% of migrants , integrating them into US society.

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Hi WiseOwl----
Yes -----it is like illegal orders are being followed.
But even worse—it sounds like the train cars that the Jews and the socialists, and the gypsy people and the journalists were stuffed into shipped off in .
Then , after the train ride------ people were separated into groups . Showers or no showers, they they were stuffed on to layers of wooden mattress -less beds and fed hardly at all. But ICE and DHS---- the world has already done that so what shall we call a nation that does this? USANazis? Are ICE and DHS setting up showers now?
900 people at one Texas holding bin --with space for 125? I suppose they will next try actually putting people into train cars and riding the rails -----until all the people die. : (

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Of course there’s a solution. We know damn well that the National Guard and the military can deploy thousands of troops to foreign lands; and, immediately set up a protected base, with shelter, latrines, food, medical care, etc. - So, deploy them now to these detention sites, or some other acreage; and, construct the same for these migrants. The fact this has not been done shows just how little this country’s government values human life. – But, we knew that already.

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Yes, no doubt about it in my mind! A potential scenario: Trump declares war on Iran and labels progressives and protestors as aiding and abetting terrorists; then declares Martial Law to lock them up. Don’t think it can’t happen? Not hyperbole my progressive friends!

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This is a reversion to the barbaric, cold blooded viciousness of American slave trading days, when they treated slaves like cattle and dehumanized them in orfer to make that behavior “OK” in their little pea brains. People will die. The perpetrators must be treated like the murderers they are.
https://bedrosian.usc.edu/files/2015/05/Duquette-Revealing-the-Relationship-between-Slave-Crowding-and-Slave-Mortality.pdf

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We have seen this before. Back in the 1940s. It begins with overcrowding, demonizing and scapegoating of non-white people, the mistreatment of women, the push to hate anyone who is not white. We’re at the point now of such overcrowding that they are going to have to go to the next step. In the future, mass graves will show up and they in congress are still unwilling to consider impeachment of this creature? For those who say, “But then we will have Pence!!!” We already have Pence in case anyone has not noticed. He’s showing his face in meetings more and more these days. It’s as if there are two so-called US “presidents” now. The Democrats are so weak now. Well really, they’re not at all weak when it comes to enabling these two co-“presidents.” They’re complicit. Not one of them (Ds) is complaining about what is happening at the US southern border. Silence = complicity. And what does the Statue of Liberty represent today? And most of you will continue to vote in Ds and Rs and refuse to vote for anyone but because of D (and R) partisan-brainwashing, despite your complaining about the current status quo. It’s the people who vote in the status quo – such as a Milquetoast Biden – and then wonder why little changes.

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That’s just not so. the Dems have proposed many immigration laws. The firewall is the republican senate. WE HAVE to get them out of the majority!
It’s McConnell and crew who won’t even pass disaster relief for the many catastrophes of the climate change they so blithely ignore and many other legislative initiatives, so they can say the Dems don’t do anything but Russia,Russia, Russia!
Lying and grinning up their sleeves as they rob US blind

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