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Simon Wiesenthal Center calls for family separation to stop.

Source: Twitter

https://twitter.com/simonwiesenthal/status/1008574840603725825

Read more: https://twitter.com/simonwiesenthal/status/1008574840603725825
Posted by populistdriven | Mon Jun 18, 2018, 01:36 PM (5 replies)

Reporter who "covered" (fabricated story) Robert Mueller on the Whitey Bulger Trial Suspended

For background on Cullen's Trial coverage see this thread https://www.democraticunderground.com/100210518853

Boston Globe Columnist Suspended After Review Finds Fabrications
June 16, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/16/us/kevin-cullen-boston-globe-suspended.html

In the second review, Scott Allen, The Globe’s assistant managing editor for projects and investigations; Brendan McCarthy, its deputy projects editor; and Joseph Kahn, a former staff writer, reviewed 100 randomly selected columns by Mr. Cullen for “authenticity and accuracy.”

The first review uncovered “significant problems” with radio appearances and public comments by Mr. Cullen the morning after the bombings and in the months that followed, the statement said.

In one interview the morning after the bombings, Mr. Cullen told the story of a firefighter he had spoken with by phone who rescued a 7-year-old girl hurt by the bomb before going back to search for her lower leg, which had been blown off.

The firefighter, a lieutenant in the Boston Fire Department, denied that account and said he did not speak with Mr. Cullen by telephone on the day of the bombing. He called the story of him searching for the child’s leg “crazy,” according to the report.
Posted by populistdriven | Sun Jun 17, 2018, 12:51 PM (2 replies)

Half of Israel is at war with the other half.

The meaning of the phrase was perverted and twisted by the war mongers to support their war and gain support for it from the moderates. It is completely perverted and out of context to be used to support killings. I can't think of a more appropriate visual way to bring this to any Semitic's attention. Apologies to the peace lovers for I love and am with them.
Posted by populistdriven | Fri Jun 8, 2018, 04:35 PM (0 replies)

By cancelling the Eagles event Trump Collectively Punished the team

The Eagles had NO players that knelt for the anthem but Trump's statement that the Eagles do not want to place “hand on heart, in honor of our great men and women of the military.” Instead, Trump stated that he will hold “a different type of ceremony” to “honor our great country” and “loudly and proudly play the national anthem.”

Trump explicitly dis-invited the Eagles for having Black NFL players who, in his rationale, are guilty by their association with black NFL players on other teams who had knelt to protest police brutality and the racist execution of unarmed black Americans.

Trump's deliberate statement was to punish them for being black NFL players who empathize with fellow black Americans.

Trump's dog whistle to his fellow racists is that all black NFL players will collectively be punished if any black NFL players who identify and protest in any way against the institutionalized violence perpetrated by law enforcement against unarmed black Americans.

Trump's policy is clearly that by being black NFL players who publicly identify in any way, whether they individually protest or not, with the brutalization of fellow black Americans they have disqualified themselves from participating in a national honor and tradition reserved for elite NFL athletes.

Collective punishment during war is a violation of the Geneva convention. A case could easily be made that there is a long simmering low intensity conflict aka war against blacks in America.

From Wikipedia: "Collective punishment is a form of retaliation whereby a suspected perpetrator's family members, friends, acquaintances, sect, neighbors or entire entire ethnic group is targeted. The punished group may often have no direct association with the other individuals or groups, or direct control over their actions.".

An example: In 1906, 167 black U.S. soldiers stationed in Brownsville, Texas, were dishonorably discharged on orders of President Theodore Roosevelt in response to the shooting of two white citizens in the middle of the night of August 13, 1906. One man was killed and the other, a police lieutenant, was injured and it was never discovered who the shooter(s) were, though they were presumed to have been members of the nearby Fort Brown. The soldiers of Companies Bravo, Charlie, and Delta of the 25th infantry regiment, many of whom served in the Philippines and Cuba during America's war with Spain, were punished for the crime collectively and were denied army pensions.

Roseville, black wall street, lynchings, etc the US has never been held accountable.

Posted by populistdriven | Tue Jun 5, 2018, 05:27 PM (16 replies)

Melania Trump on Video Claiming Barack Obama's Birth Certificate is Invalid

Melania Trump Asks To See Barack Obama's Birth Certificate - Supported Birther Movement









Posted by populistdriven | Sun Jun 3, 2018, 05:57 PM (17 replies)
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