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Forced sterilization of US citizens

Next time you say the pledge of allegiance, ask yourself about the “and justice for all” part. Do we really have “justice for all” here in the USA, the land of the free and the home of the brave.

Between the 1920s and the 1970s, tens of thousands of people were sterilized with no due process of law. In a lot of cases, a social worker determined who was sterilized, and who was not. The victims had no opportunity to appeal the decision, no day in court, no due process, no nothing.

Where was their justice?

What happened to the United States

What happened to the United States? Instead of being the land of the free, with liberty and justice for all, we are the land of cash cows with liberty and freedom for the rich. If you dare speak an opposing opinion, you are branded and outcast. If you speak out against the U.S. government, and travel to another country, the president sends a drone to kill you and whoever is with you.

Banks and wall street immune the law

One thing that really irritates me is hoe big banks and wall street can run over the people, and nothing is ever done.

Leading up to the 2008 housing crash, banks made loans to people who were not qualified to receive loans. The loans were then sold to investors. Wouldn’t that be considered fraud if anyone besides a bank did it?

Bank gets in trouble, the government rushes to shore it up.

People get in trouble, that is just too bad.

Chick-fil-A and the right to speak out

This Chick-fil-A issue and gay rights is getting really out of hand. If someone says they support gay rights, then someone else should have the right to say they do not support gay rights.

If some faggot wants to get his poo packed every night, I could not care less. I am kinda neutral on the issue. As long as the sex is between consenting adults, I do not care what happens in a bedroom. Just because I do not care does not mean I have to support the idea either.

Boycotting a company because they do not support gay rights is like the pot calling the kettle black. There are going to be issues all through life we agree with, neutral on, or disagree with. So what if a company does not support gays rights? So what? It is their right to voice their opinion.

Illegal immigrants are not entitled to equal rights

There is an interesting article on CNN posted by Charles Garcia, Why ‘illegal immigrant’ is a slur.

The root of the article appears to be:

In this country, there is still a presumption of innocence that requires a jury to convict someone of a crime.

Mr. Garcia, I respectfully disagree. None U.S. citizens are not entitled to the same rights as U.S. citizens. This has been proven time and time again with Guantanamo Bay.

On one hand we argue people inside the U.S. deserve equal rights – innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

On the other hand, we detain people with no due process, no access to legal counsel, and then use torture on the people being detained. Where are the equal rights for the people being detained at Guantanamo Bay?

Where was the due process for Abdulrahman al-Awlaki? For those of you not familiar with Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, he was a U.S. citizen who was killed by a drone attack.

History will hold us responsible

survivalistI was watching some program on History channel, or Discovery channel today about World War II. The program talked about what the Allied soldiers saw when one of the concentration camps were liberated.

After the camps weres liberated, the people from the nearby town were ordered to help bury the dead. The people of the town said they had been lied to by the nazi party.

The narrator of the program said the people of the towns were liars and as guilty as sin.

If the people living in the towns near the concentration camps were guilty, what does that make the citizens of the U.S.?

Will history look back and compare the United States government to the nazi party over our human rights violations?

What difference is there between the way the nazis treated the Jews, and the way the U.S. government treated Blacks and Native Americans?

nazis rounded up Jews and sent them to concentration camps.

United States government rounded up Native Americans and sent them to reservations.

nazis treated jews as subhuman.

United States government treated Blacks and Native Americans as subhumans.

Blacks were treated as property that were bought and sold on the open market.

Disparity of Justice

survivalistAnyone notice how the U.S. justice system discriminates depending on your social status?

Send a threatening letter to the president of the U.S. and the secret service pays you a visit.

Send a threatening letter to an everyday citizen, and nobody gives a crap.

Once a crime crosses a state line, the local police do not have the resources, nor is it worth their time to do anything.

If only the police went to those same measures for everyday citizens. A few years ago someone stole a boatmotor off my boat, the police barely made a report on the theft. I guess if you are a bank for company you get special treatment.

The George Zimmerman Issue

This George Zimmerman issue is getting really out of hand. From the evidence I have seen, the only reason, and I mean “THE” only reason why George Zimmerman is on trial, is from pressure from the black community.

White on black violence – black community demands some kind of action.

Black on white violence – the black community is silent.

Where is justice in that?

When is the news media, and the black community going to start demanding equal rights and justice for all? That “equal” part includes not ignoring black on white violence.

Assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki

Kevin Felts political commentator

Since when is it ok to kill US citizens without due process? With the assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki, I guess its open hunting season on people who speak out against the US Government.

Where do we draw the line?

Was Anwar al-Awlaki on the street shooting people? No, he was not. He was on the internet, talking. Since when is talking a crime? I thought political speech was protected for US citizens? Maybe freedom of political speech is only protected when its not “too” critical of the government.

Maybe the government has a sliding scale to judge if someone is “too” radical. If the person scores high in the scale, they will be put to death like a rabid dog? Who gets to make the scale? Who gets to determine who lives and who dies.

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