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onight, President Trump said the word ‘America’ more than 80 times in his speech. Yet, after a divisive first year, we hear and feel how exclusionary that ‘America’ is, with policies that have harmed so many vulnerable American communities. The ACLU stands ready to protect these communities, both in the courts and at the polls.
In particular, the immigration plan put forth by Trump would hold Dreamers hostage to his demands for a harmful border wall and an even larger mass deportation force. We are at this crossroads because of the President’s deeply destructive ideas fomented by his nativist allies and divisive rhetoric. We will continue to stand up for these young immigrants and ensure they continue to contribute to our country. We cannot let America’s Dreamers be deported.
For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Earlier this week, the FBI raided attorney Michael Cohen’s office, apartment, and hotel room, seizing materials that included communications from Trump to his lawyer. The government typically cannot have access to those communications. In cases where it is necessary to study such communications, the FBI establishes a supposedly independent “taint team” that sifts through the material and, theoretically, only passes on evidence to prosecutors that does not violate attorney-client privilege. However, critics allege that there is great potential for abuse, especially in a politically-charged case like this. They point out that such raids on attorneys are very rare, and argue that the president’s Fourth Amendment right to privacy, Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, and Sixth Amendment right to counsel have been compromised.
Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz, one of the country’s foremost defense lawyers and a civil libertarian who supported Hillary Clinton for president, condemned the raid. “If this were Hillary Clinton being investigated and they went into her lawyer’s office, the ACLU would be on every television station in America jumping up and down,” he told Fox News this week.
The attorney-client privilege has always included a “crime-fraud exception,” which provides that if you are using the attorney-client relationship to perpetrate a crime, there is no privilege.
“Yes they did, Brooke.” Perez responded. “As he mentioned, there were 13 mobile devices and 5 iPads that the FBI said that in some way were used with her private email server, and they did in some cases just destroy them with hammers when they were done using them.” The FBI on Friday released a detailed report on its investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of State. The report included notes on the agency’s three-hour interview with Clinton.
Illuminists established the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to destroy Christianity and to promote other goals of the illuministic New World Order in the courts. In 1920, Roger Baldwin, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (Communist Party official), William Z. (head of the United States Communist Party), Felix Frankfurter, Amos Pinchot, (Skull and Bones member, active supporter of the Bolsheviks), Upton Sinclair, Dr. Harry F. Ward (Communist, Union Theological Seminary), Norman Thomas (a socialist), and others founded the American Civil Liberties Union. It was formed from the merger of several organizations developed during World War I whose members included Communists, German agents, pacifists, radicals, socialists, and assorted other left-wingers.
Its primary purpose was, and continues to be, to promote Illuminism by protecting Communists, anarchists, and other political radicals and libertines. It provides attorneys for radical criminals and agitators. By bringing lawsuits before favorable judges to set precedence, it advances Illuminism. It has advanced the cause of Communism while seeking to suppress Christianity and route every vestige of it from public life. Communism is the goal. Such are the goals of the American Civil Liberties Union.
Other Illuministic Organizations
One of the great myths of the 20th – and now 21st – century is the belief that the American Civil Liberties Union was an organization that had a noble beginning, but somehow strayed off course. That myth is untrue. The ACLU set a course to destroy America – her freedom and her values – right from the start.
From its very beginning, the ACLU had strong socialist and communist ties. As early as 1931, the U.S. Congress was alarmed by the ACLU’s devotion to communism. A report by the Special House Committee to Investigate Communist Activities stated
The American Civil Liberties Union is closely affiliated with the communist movement in the United States, and fully 90 percent of its efforts are on behalf of communists who have come into conflict with the law.
The ACLU's shocking legacy
The origins of the American Civil Liberties Union are deeply entangled with Communism. Not the idealistic “liberals in a hurry” stuff of fellow-travelling fairy tale, but the bloody-minded sedition and revolutionary terror of hard historical reality.
ACLU founder Roger Baldwin’s radicalism caught the eye of the FBI, which quoted him in a 1924 report as having said: “The right to advocate a violent revolution, assassination, and proletarian Red guard, are all clearly within scope of free speech …” The ACLU founder traveled to Stalin’s Russia in 1927 and wrote a book titled “Liberty Under The Soviets” the following year, which defended the Lenin’s and Stalin’s repression of dissent because they “are weapons in the transition to socialism.”
The ACLU’s Communist origins
originally posted by: AgarthaSeed
So they criticize the use of the word "America".
......Yet the "A" in ACLU stands for American.
originally posted by: anotherside
They are trying to say by this that using the blanket statement "america" when used by left or right is excluding and devisive by the power using it to isolate. Opponents. They are trying to keep a fair society.