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House Democrats Denounce DHS For Blocking Lawmakers' Access to Detention Centers Amid Reports of Rampant Abuse

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/08/30/house-democrats-denounce-dhs-blocking-lawmakers-access-detention-centers-amid

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How about lawmakers show up with camera crews and demand access at the gates to a detention center? You know, instead of looking feckless?

Oh wait, now I remember why they don’t do that – because they are feckless.

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Doesn’t make any sense that the body that is providing the money can be blocked from reviewing what they are providing money for. Talk about Broken.
Just give us the money STFU and don’t ask any questions?

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The crimes committed by the trump regimes’ ICE goons cannot be denied! From the trump/steven miller policy of the manufactured “crisis” to the boondoggle wall, refusal of refugees status, labeling the “migrants”, to harmful separation of families, to for-profit prisons, to actual child abuses and de facto kidnapping - no person of conscience or moral compass should tolerate any aspect of trump policy!

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It might be just as well, given the nationwide outbreak of mumps in these concentration camps. Given the deliberate withholding of vaccines prudent for conditions of confinement, given the total blackout regarding how many have died in these camps, it might be about time to start calling them death camps, we just haven’t discovered the mass graves yet.

Can we please please please stop calling them detention centers? That obscenity is nothing more than abject acceptance of tidy-fascist language. Have some self-respect.

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Camera crews and US Marshalls with weapons clearly visible. But yeah, your second paragraph says it all.

This is what the Germans saw with the nazis climb to power. Soon the concentration camps morphed into gas chambers, the attack on a free press morphed into state propaganda, the Hitler Youth morphed into brownshirts, state police morphed into Gestapo and, well, you get the picture. Yes, it can happen here, but it doesn’t have to.

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So the good folks in control of the concentration camps, the DHS folks, won’t allow Congressional people to inspect the camps. Maybe they should(Congress) withdraw funding for their salaries or the private firms that profit from human misery. The racist goon Steven Miller is behind all of this and helps set Trump’s policy. Birds of a feather, they say, eh? No money = no camps? No Miller = no camps? More members of Congress need to get involved so this news becomes loud enough for MSM to pay attention. Peace

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I think defunding salaries for these “government officials” is the next step. If that does not work, start locking them up for contempt of Congress - the capitol has a jail - Stephen Miller first. Tired of their lawlessness and inhumanity.

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If things were decent at these places we would be invited not banned.

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Hide from sight as they try, abusive humans can never hide their evil completely.

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To us Old Farts that predate WW-II, this is definitely a case of “Deja vu all over again”. I read that the fat one kept a translated copy of Hitler’s Diary’s beside his bed when he was a young kid, to read every morning before he got up. So, apparently he has put whatever grey cells function in that pile of junk food toward studying how Hitler did it. Now his goal is to out Hitler Hitler, and he has many acolytes helping him.
*So, either We the People, not only of this country, but of the World do whatever is necessary to get rid of the entire ratpack that currently is running this nation and much of the rest of the world, or resign ourselves to a slow, miserable death, from bad water, bad air, GMO foods, electronic saturation, and eventually either nuclear war, or a dead planet.
*The 0.001% that have it all will not share a penny of it with the six trillions who have made their wealth possible. They have enough money to keep them comfortable until the end, and the only thing that matters to them is result. The game is, He who dies with the most toys, WINS! So they just keep filling their vaults.
;-})

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If only. It would be nice to see something that looks like energetic opposition to the concentration camps from Democrats. The squad and a few others declined to fund the goons, and were roundly pilloried for it. Don’t look to ordinary Democrats to do anything about this. Only extraordinarily courageous people have the guts to confront the goons. They’re very well-connected goons.

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They certainly don’t want witnesses to their cruelty and abuse of children –

But if we didn’t know it by 1963/JFK, certainly the Patriot Act took our alleged
“people’s” government –

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