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Texas says there is “no evidence” of wrongdoing after mass graves filled with bodies of immigrants were found miles inland from the U.S.-Mexico border. The bodies were gathered from the desert surrounding a checkpoint in Falfurrias, Texas, in Brooks County. An investigation was launched after the mass graves were exposed last November in a documentary by The Weather Channel in partnership with Telemundo and The Investigative Fund. The report also found many of the migrants died after crossing into the United States and waiting hours for Border Patrol to respond to their 911 calls. We speak with reporter John Carlos Frey, who found rampant violations of the law.
originally posted by: Gryphon66
TPTB have already won. All of this devolves into Democrats/Republicans in so many of your minds.
You can't even accept that there are simply people who disagree with you anymore. You've drunk the Kool-Aid.
What any of you say about those SJWs you hate so much? You know why you hate them?
You have seen the enemy and it is you.
You're arguing for children to be treated like dogs. You're not intent on our laws being followed, stop hiding like cowards behind that excuse. You've been subsumed by the media you consume ... Fox, Breitbart, Gateway Pundit. That's why you bring up the "opposing media" in every single post.
When you don't call one of us who disagrees with you a liar, you call us illterate.
When you can't think of any of that it's shill, leftist, etc.
And you swarm into threads, glad-handing each other and puffing each other up by confirming these obnoxious lies that you repeat and repeat until you believe them.
You're not hurting those of us still living in something resembling the real world ... you're hurting YOURSELVES.
When you can look into ANY childs eyes and feel nothing ... you have lost your soul.
originally posted by: Aazadan
originally posted by: introvert
This is a tough subject. I do not know what the best answer is and I honestly do not see the purpose in dividing ourselves along political lines on an issue like this.
What I do know is that family is very important. Life can take us down some very rocky and unexpected roads throughout it's course, and family can sometimes be the only thing you have with you when you encounter those roads. Sometimes family is the reason we are on that road to begin with.
It seems to me, politics aside, that the right thing to do is to keep families together when we have the choice. In this case, we have a choice. Sure, these parents have broken our laws. There is no denying that. But do we find their act to be so egregious that we are willing to tear apart one of the most basic foundations of human existence...the family?
I don't see the compassion in that. I don't see the logic in that.
Trump loves his dictators. This is called two generations of punishment, pretty soon we'll get up to 3 like North Korea.
originally posted by: tadaman
A detention center is safer than endless nights spent under a naked sweaty coyote thats going to rape you to death.
A sheriff's deputy in South Texas is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and threatening the child's mother with deportation if she reported him, authorities said. Texas deputy arrested on allegation of child sexual assault
originally posted by: JinMI
a reply to: introvert
I don't see the logic in that.
The logic being that kids won't be used as a bargaining chip in the future. It's harsh, very harsh admittedly. So are many other sentences for what are seeming frivolous crimes.
For instance, a mother caught with marijuana can be arrested, detained and have her child(ren) taken away by the state.
There is also the emotional argument. Kids being put under any sort of duress regardless of background is a painful though for most. So the question is who is at fault here. The parents and their country of origin or our country.
It indeed is a tough subject. One where EO's and simple sweeping laws can not remedy.
The question I think we need to ask is what is the right thing to do in these cases and what is a solution that best fits the sort of people we want to be.
A nation of laws that knows when the bend just a little, with just enough wisdom to know when some things are more complex than just a law?
She writes: What’s happening to families at the border right now is horrific: Nursing infants ripped away from their mothers. Parents told their toddlers are being taken to bathe or play, only to realize hours later that they aren’t coming back. Children incarcerated in warehouses and, according to more than one account, kept in cages. This is a moral and humanitarian crisis. Everyone of us who has ever held a child in their arms, and every human being with a sense of compassion and decency should be outraged.
Clinton goes on to ask supporters to donate to her organization, Onward Together, so it can in turn give money to organizations, such as the ACLU, as well as others, like “Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project,” and “La Union del Pueblo Entero (LUPE).”