TENDER AGE SHELTERS, TENT CITIES, WALMART DETENTION CENTERS…..AMERICA’S WARSAW GHETTO

Trump’s handling of immigrant children his shame, America’s shame. Something must be done. Now, not several months or a year from now.

This morning, I share certain facts.

Zero Tolerance went into effect May 5. From May 5 to June 9, 2,342 children have been separated from their parents. Children’s ages 3 months to 18 years.

Pictures of children were provided by the  government. The media picked up right away that the photos were only of boys. Where were pictures of babies and girls?

No government response for 4 days. Then yesterday, the media was advised that baby pics (described as toddlers by the government) and girls would be made available. In two days. Could not be done immediately.

Why?

Major reporters were in border cities yesterday trying to determine what was going on. Especially in south Texas. They were denied access to places housing children. Could not even get close to the buildings.

As 10 last night was only 1-2 minutes away, a breaking news report. Provided brief information re toddlers. Babies and those up to age 5. Where they were being held.

Rachel  broke down reading the report and cried on national TV. She could not complete her report. Stephanie Ruhle was in south Texas yesterday. She filled with tears describing what was going on.

Maddow and Ruhle had been asking for days…..Where are the babies, where are the girls?

Recognize that children can qualify as illegal immigrants. Under Trump/Sessions guidelines, they can be tried and deported.

They are being tried. Children 4 and 5 years old are brought before an Immigration Judge. The trials/hearings quick. The child asked a few questions and declared illegally in the United States and subject to deportation.

The children appear before the judge without counsel. However to make sure they know what is going on, prior to trial groups of them have a briefing session to explain their rights. Children 4-5 years old!

An Immigration Judge said the trials were proper because the children had the benefit of the pre-trial briefing. The fact no counsel was provided and the age of those being tried 4-5 years old did not matter under the circumstances.

The children appear to have been separated into different places. I call them child internment camps. The government refers to the toddler camps as tender age shelters. Others, tent cities. Former Walmart buildings being used in several locations to house the children.

Border guards and other type federal employees generally not taking care of the children. Private corporations have been contracted with to do the job. Generally, private prison corporations.

A lot of money involved. It has been reported the former Walmart buildings alone cost $10 million to use for the children. It has also been reported that the cost to care for each child is $134 a day. Thousands of children confined. The dollar numbers big.

I am willing to bet corruption is or will be involved. Too much money moving too fast for there not to be.

Pay attention to the length of time many of the children will be interned. Supposedly, they have to be dealt with in 20 days. Good luck! The private corporations will find reasons why they have to remain confined longer. The dollars will continue to ring up on a daily basis.

Private prison corporations have been used by the federal government and some states for several years. They are under scrutiny. Poor treatment to those confined one of the problems. How are and will the children be treated?

It took only four weeks for the Nazis to confine 400,00 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto. October through November 16, 1940. It has taken the Trump administration a comparable time period to confine the children.

I have been warning of Trump having a Hitler mentality. Recent comments by me suggest Trump actions resulted in situations comparable to what were occurring in the early to mid 1930’s in Germany. The Warsaw Ghetto was 1940.

Trump is becoming more authoritarian by day. The immigrant children situation the most recent example.

My column in this week’s KONK Life edition hits the stands today. In an article titled Sit At Attention Or Die, I made mention at the end that it is possible we may not have a Presidential election in 2020.

Trump has been in office 1.5 years. Look at how much damage he has done in that time frame. He still has 2.5 years remaining. More time to do considerably more damage.

Remember, Trump is a person who admires dictators: Kim, Xi, Putin and Duterte. He appears to no longer respect leaders of the free world. Most recently, Canada’s Trudeau.

We must be vigilant. All of us. The America we know and value is rapidly slipping away.

Normally, I end this blog with: Enjoy your day! I cannot today. My admonition different: Beware!

19 comments on “TENDER AGE SHELTERS, TENT CITIES, WALMART DETENTION CENTERS…..AMERICA’S WARSAW GHETTO

  1. An absolute travesty. I think we can all agree, after SEEING these photos:

    tinyurl.com/Children-Torn-From-Parents

    Even those who disagree need to see these.

  2. We all know Trump type people, they have always been here living among us and should come as no surprise. Trump’s election has brought them out of the shadows and into the light of day, giving them free rein to publicly espouse their views. America is dead, long live Amerika.

    • Patrick – Have you asked for and gotten permission from Lou to set policy and notify his readership of any such policy on posting questions to his blog? Or, have you just taken this decree on yourself. If it is the latter, which would be more typical of you, don’t you think that it is a hugely arrogant and self-centered of you to as ume such a thing? Please don’t tell me what I can do or say on this (not your) blog.

  3. Once again mickey, I didn’t bring a subject up. anonymous did. I just left a short civil response to him/her/you. To respond to your continuing lack of reading comprehension it should be noted that I didn’t state any facts regarding any subject or state an opinion on any related subject. If you’d like to see self-centered arrogance just look in the mirror.

    • No Patrick the comprehension issues are all yours (as usual), your arrogant response trying to shift the subject is just further proof. Your post was a general decree telling everybody what to do. My response to your post was civil and direct. I’ll give it again. Please don’t tell me what I can do or say on this (not your) blog.

  4. “I have been warning of Trump having a Hitler mentality. Recent comments by me suggest Trump actions resulted in situations comparable to what were occurring in the early to mid 1930’s in Germany. The Warsaw Ghetto was 1940.
    ……Trump is becoming more authoritarian by day. The immigrant children situation the most recent example…..
    Trump has been in office 1.5 years. Look at how much damage he has done in that time frame. He still has 2.5 years remaining. More time to do considerably more damage”

    Good to see the GOP and America at large shut him down on this. It was difficult to hide the real motive for the separations since AG Sessions made that clear in his public statement. Hopefully the GOP will have more success in throttling Trump to acts and policy that is more in line with our values.

  5. Anonymous on June 20, 2018 at 11:57 am said:
    Patrick?

    Reply ↓
    Patrick on June 20, 2018 at 3:24 pm said:
    Don’t ask a question you are not willing to listen and accept an answer to.

    end quotes

    As usual everything has to be laid out very simply for you mickey. There was no reason for a response from you other than your arrogance and need to interject your typical ramblings. That simple one word question had nothing to do with you, unless you’re the one that made it. If that was the case then you should have posted it under your name.

    • Patrick – your level of self important arrogance seems to know no bounds and can only be compared to your overbearing ego.

      Unless Lou (keywestlou) has specifically given you the right to decide how, when or what I, or anyone else, can respond to on HIS blog, then may I respectively suggest you stop trying to exert your overbearing opinion on the subject. You are not the boss of me, or anyone else, for the matter. Put in a way you might better understand – cut the crap and stop your nonsense – this is not YOUR right to exert or demand. PERIOD.

      I will say what I want, when I want, and to whoever I want, on Lou’s blog response section (as you so frequently do), unless Lou himself says otherwise. You have the right to criticize what I say, but you sir do NOT have the right to tell me I am not allowed to do. Who the H do you think you are?

    • Patrick – OK, so what? How does that have ANYTHING to do with you demanding that I do or not do as YOU say I should do? Where do you get off with your arrogant demands? Why are you always changing the subject with each new post?

  6. I’m not changing a subject mickey. Anonymous asked a question and you stuck your nose where it didn’t belong.

  7. Mr. Patrick, do you not know the we can all see your posts? Even the understandable ones? Are you that brain dead? Your original post was made to the general reply area, not to any specific post (you need to use the reply button for that).

    For someone who is so quick to mockingly correct everyone elses minor spelling, or grammar, or typo mistakes, and usually replies using the exact quote or persons name, with an “end quote” tag, None of that was done in your post. It seems to me, and probably the rest of the entire world, that you were NOT replying to any specific previous post at all.

    You really are a bully, just trying to start arguments and unwilling to take your lumps when it is YOU who messes up.

  8. OK, ken. Anyone with at least 3 functioning brain cells can figure out that comment was to anonymous. anonymous asked me a question that I was obviously responding to. If I have to copy/paste/end quote everything just so you are able to figure things out then I’ll try to keep that in mind.

    • You don’t get to comment on my brain cells, one way or another, particularly in such a cheap and condescending way. But, since you have, let me say that it doesn’t take anyone with at least three functioning brain cells to figure out how to reply to a post correctly, or to see that the rest of the world isn’t exactly on par with your brain cell capacity. I too thought your post was incomprehensible as posted and offensive too.

  9. As I said Ken, for you I’ll try to do better and make some allowance. [ I do use and did use the reply button, but, I’ll try to offer more clarification in the future ]. I appreciate the criticism.

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