12/08/2015

Notations On Our World: On The US Political Scene w/The Latest From @RealDonaldTrump

It has been an extremely challenging 24 hours as Donald Trump called for the total and complete shutdown of Muslim Immigration.     The debate has been fierce.  What we decided to do to was to feature in its' entirety Professor Jonathan Turley of Georgetown Law School's reputation of what we view as an absurd and inhumane declaration: 




Trump Calls For “Total and Complete Shutdown” of Muslims Entering The United States


Immigration policy has cleared resonated as a draw for Trump. However, this proposal would openly embrace raw prejudice and blind rage as motivating factors for governmental policy. It would clearly fail in deny reentry for citizens or residents. As for non-citizens abroad, they are accorded protections under international law. Under Article 13 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, people have the right to leave or enter a country and that “everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.” There is no doubt murky aspects to such rights and a long-standing question of their enforceability. However, this proposal rests on flagrant religious discrimination against one group. It seeks to “protect” the United States by denying the very essence of who we are as a nation.
For us,the final statement said it all as he underscored the unconstitutional nature of it all.  But, he came out and noted that , "I don't care".       There was a concern as to whether to call this outright fascism--but in fact it is.   Someone on Facebook released this very chilling comparsion:

As we went to press, we received reports that The House of Representatives is about the fast track passage of HR158 that according to NIAC Action, "..revises the Visa Waiver Program – the program that enables citizens to travel within 38 countries including the U.S., Europe, Japan, and South Korea, without a visa. Under the bill, dual-nationals from Iran, Syria, Iraq, and Sudan or anyone who has travelled to those countries in the past five years would be barred from the program...."       We will be following these on-going developments over the ensuing days with this final thought which all must take note of:




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