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All that our nation once stood for… the common good… human rights… democracy… freedom… even law and order… has been trashed like yesterday’s coffee grounds by this gang of depraved, perverted, miscreants currently occupying White House and the Executive Branch.
How long will we stand inactive and mute, permitting this administration to commit more and more outrageous crimes against humanity?
Yes, there was a time when America had a compassionate heart and a soul, too.
But, that was then and this is now… Has America’s soul as well as her heart turned to stone?
Caption: A young migrant girl sits on the floor as her father, recently released from federal detention with other Central American asylum seekers, gets a bus ticket at a bus depot on June 11, 2019, in McAllen, Texas. (Photo: Loren Elliott/AFP/Getty Images) Story follows.
Causing 'Profound' Trauma, Trump Administration Detained Record-Breaking 70,000 Children in 2019, Eoin Higgins, Common Dreams, 12 Nov 2019.
"Does the U.S. provide mental health services for separated families who ask to be deported in order to reunite?"
The U.S. held a record 69,550 migrant children in detention facilities in 2019, a Tuesday report from The Associated Press and PBS Frontline found, leading to major psychological and physical harm and lasting trauma.
"No other country held as many immigrant children in detention over the past year as the United States—69,550," said AP tech reporter Frank Bajak in a tweet promoting his colleagues' work. "The physical and emotional scars are profound."
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Millions in U.S. Lost Someone Who Couldn't Afford Treatment, Dan Witters, gallup.com, 12 Nov 2019.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- More than 13% of American adults -- or about 34 million people -- report knowing of at least one friend or family member in the past five years who died after not receiving needed medical treatment because they were unable to pay for it, based on a new study by Gallup and West Health. Nonwhites, those in lower-income households, those younger than 45, and political independents and Democrats are all more likely to know someone who has died under these circumstances.
Leaked Emails Show Stephen Miller Is Exactly Who You Think He Is, Amy Russo, huffpost.com, 12 Nov 2019.
Senior White House adviser Stephen Miller in a series of leaked emails pushed white nationalism, bemoaned opposition to Confederate symbols following a mass shooting at a Black church in South Carolina and embraced immigration policies once lauded by Adolf Hitler.
On Tuesday, the Southern Poverty Law Center, a nonprofit civil rights advocacy group, published an investigative report from its Hatewatch arm, which reviewed more than 900 messages Miller sent to Breitbart editors from March 2015 to June 2016. More than 80% “relate to or appear on threads relating to the subjects of race or immigration,” Hatewatch said.
Yes, once America had a compassionate heart and a soul.
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