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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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John Kelly

U.S. History Shows The Folly Of Trump’s Immigration Ban

Banning immigration from seven majority Muslim countries and selectively admitting Christians is a bad idea for many moral and legal reasons. History shows that humiliating national or religious groups on the world stage by restricting their entry makes it harder to keep our allies. It can also create new enemies, which may put the U.S. at risk.

January 31, 2017
George Takei

Internment Camp Survivor George Takei Warns Muslim Registry Is ‘A Prelude To Internment’

George Takei told Lawrence O’Donnell, “Mr. Higbie used the imprisonment of innocent Japanese-Americans as a precedent. Yes, it happened, but it is not a precedent. It is the most disgraceful chapter of American history.”

November 18, 2016
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Trump Surrogate: Japanese Internment ‘Precedent’ For Muslim Registry

Higbie said, “Look, the president needs to protect America first, and if that means having people that are not protected under our Constitution have some sort of registry so we can understand, until we can identify the true threat and where it’s coming from, I support it.”

November 17, 2016

The Tragic History Of Race Wars

Dylann Roof said he wanted to start a race war. It might have surprised him to learn that we’ve already had a race war.

August 3, 2015